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Inside the Swag Bag for NATO Summit Attendees

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    High-end parties usually come with a goodie bag for guests, and though it doesn't rival the Academy Awards, the NATO Summit is no exception.

    And party host Mayor Rahm Emanuel certainly made sure the swag is appropriately Chicago-centric.

    Summit attendees will each receive a messenger bag made of recycled plastic bottles to promote the city's “bike-friendly profile," according to the host committee.

    The bag contains a welcome brochure, personal welcome note from a Chicago student and a Chicago bike map.

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    Chicago-themed food also makes an appearance: popcorn from Garrett Popcorn, chocolate truffles from Vosges Chocolates, "Summit Trail Mix" from Fisher Nuts, Quaker Oats yogurt and granola bars, Orbit gum from Wrigley Company, Milky Way from Wrigley/Mars and a NATO cookie from Manny’s Deli.

    Focused on local "arts, culture and tourist attractions," attendees will find in their bags a free download of music from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, a blank Summit journal, Chicago flag pin, visitor guide and map, Chicago buttons, and NATO Magazine.