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Plan ahead: Rick Steves at the Travel & Adventure Show in Rosemont and ‘Shen Yun’ tour visits

Plan ahead: Rick Steves at the Travel & Adventure Show in Rosemont and ‘Shen Yun’ tour visits


Chinese tradition

Catch a colorful review of Chinese tunes, dances, and pleas for spiritual freedom inside the excursion of “Shen Yun” at multiple locations this season: first on the Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N. Main St., Rockford, $80-$one hundred fifty; then the Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago, $eighty-$200; then at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, $eighty-$two hundred, (630) 896-6666; then on the Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont, $80-$200. (800) 745-3000 or shenyun.Com. In Rockford: three p.M. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 22-23; in Chicago: 2 p.M. Thursday and Saturday, Dec. 27 and 29, 7:30 p.M. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 28 and 29, and 1 p.M. Sunday, Dec. 30; in Aurora: 7:30 p.M. Thursday and Saturday, Jan. 10 and 12, 2 p.M. Friday and Saturday, Jan. Eleven and 12, and 1 p.M. Sunday, Jan. Thirteen; in Rosemont: 7:30 p.M. Thursday and Saturday, Feb. 14 and 16, 2 p.M. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15 and sixteen, and 1 p.M. Sunday, Feb. 17

Going places

Celebrities Rick Steves, Samantha Brown, and extra on the Travel & Adventure Show Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 12-13, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont. $15 one-day ticket; $22 -day price tag; $15 parking. (847) 692-2220 or travelshows.Com. 10 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, and eleven a.m. To four p.M. Sunday, Jan. Thirteen

Piano parade

American Grands XXIV celebrates piano players by presenting 12 grand pianos generously supplied by Cordogan’s Pianoland on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Elgin Community College’s Blizzard Theatre, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. $24; $15 for children 12 and more youthful. (847) 622-0300 or elgin.Edu/arts. 1, 4, and seven p.M. Saturday, Jan. 26Whether you’ve thrown a dozen MICE events in Thailand or are at the cusp of retaining your first one, you probably have an excellent concept of the blessings of retaining meetings, conventions, exhibitions, and incentives conferences within the Kingdom. From world-class venues to postcard-ideal destinations to legendary hospitality and an unbeatable charge factor, there are as many motives to pick Thailand as a MICE vacation spot as there are smiling faces to welcome you right here.


Thailand isn’t always only a land of smiles, but – it is a land of surprises. Whether you’re basking in the sunshine alongside the Andaman or the Gulf of Thailand, rubbing elbows with factors within the mountains in Chiang Mai, having a fascinating cultural enjoy in Khon Kaen, or doing enterprise in Bangkok, you will be surprised by the various set up of MICE venues, and sports on provide in Thailand.

Chiang Mai Balloon Adventure

Choosing Thailand in your next MICE adventure sends your enterprise into the stratosphere, so why not add a literal detail to this figurative improvement? Whether you take a flight with Chiang Mai Balloon Adventure because of the kick-off to a rewarding corporate incentives journey, pick it out as one among your crew constructing sports or use it as a pastime to unwind after a successful conference or exhibition at one of Chiang Mai’s pinnacle-notch MICE venues, there are few better ways to elevate your MICE revel in than with Chiang Mai Balloon Adventure.

Ladyboy Show in Pattaya

One element that separates Thailand from different international locations within the place is the quantity to which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) humans are time-honored and even celebrated through society. One of the most exceptional manifestations of this fact is Tiffany’s Show in Pattaya, domestic to the world’s biggest she-male revue display. Reward your highest earners with a private performance of lovely ladyboys singing all your favorite show tunes, or jumpstart your occasion at Pattaya Exhibition And Convention Hall (PEACH) by inviting attendees to a performance they will never forget. You can even rent out the venue for a private concert!

Chao Phraya Dinner Cruise in Bangkok

The Chao Phraya River isn’t always Bangkok’s grandest natural landmark – it’s the excellent vantage factor for many of Bangkok’s artificial landmarks, from the Grand Palace to the Temple of the Dawn, additionally referred to as Wat Arun. Having dinner abroad at a Chao Phraya River Cruise is the proper complement to any MICE occasion, be it as a kick-off, the last rite, or a calming respite from the busiest days of the convention.


Flying Hanuman Phuket

If you’ve chosen Phuket as your MICE vacation spot, you realize how clean integrating solar, surf, and birthday celebrations into your Abundant Andaman occasion is. You don’t realize that Phuket Island is still home to a few rather unspoiled natures, a reality exemplified by Flying Hanuman. Zipline through the pristine jungle of the island along with your group’s most precious contributors, or invite conference attendees to join you for an experience via the rain woodland canopy after the near of enterprise to ship your dating zooming into destiny.

Traditional Thai Performances in Bangkok

Bangkok is known as Thailand’s most present-day town. Still, relics of its so-called “Golden Age” are all around the metropolis, from the regal Grand Palace to temples like Wat Pho and Wat Arun to monuments like the Giant Swing and Wat Saket, a.Okay.A. The Golden Mountain. Another way to experience the historical past within Bangkok is to make a traditional Thai overall performance, be it a dance at Siam Niramit or a puppet show at Joe Louis Theatre, a part of your next MICE occasion. Rent out the ability and use it to host your establishing night dinner and drinks, or consist of it among the extracurricular sports your attendees can use to complement their time within the Kingdom of Thailand.

TCEB is your companion in all aspects of your commercial enterprise journey to Thailand – what occurs in the venue is simply the start. We’re devoted now to facilitating international-class business activities and to making enterprise vacationers privy to the Kingdom’s exceptional array of destinations, sports, and attractions. Partner with us these days to examine what thousands and thousands of business people already understand: iland is the most satisfying place in the world to do business.

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