For Immediate Release

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) Presents 7th Annual Hospitality Hires Chicago on April 16

Hospitality is a State of Mind: The Partnership and sponsors connect employers and career seekers at in-person hiring event; conditional offers can be made on the spot!

What: Media Availability at 7th Annual Hospitality Hires


  • Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle
  • Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson (or representative)
  • Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership CEO George Wright

Why: Hospitality is a State of Mind; in-person hiring event offers hundreds of career seekers the chance to meet 60 + career providers (employers) in a variety of sectors, seeking those with hospitality-related skills. The event is free to career seekers and some will receive conditional job offers on the spot.

When: Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 1:30 pm (event runs from 9 am to 3 pm)


Palmer House. a Hilton Hotel
Upper Exhibit Hall, 3rd Floor
17 E. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60603

This year’s sponsors include Chicago Loop Alliance, Choose Chicago, City of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association, Illinois Restaurant Association, The Magnificent Mile Association, and Near South Planning Board, and The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership.

The Partnership is the non-profit organization that operates one of the largest public workforce systems in the country in Chicago and suburban Cook County. For more information about The Partnership’s network of service providers, visit, call 800-720-2515 or visit The Partnership’s website at To get to know us better, take a moment to review our most recent annual report.