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The place in Chicago to meet, socialize and network with
colleagues from the international and domestic press, publicity, advertising, business,
diplomatic and government worlds.
IPCC is a non-profit, member-operated organization.
Reciprocity & Visitors
IPCC has reciprocity with most of the press clubs in the
Visitors are always welcome.
The IPCC Club Rooms
Join us for lunch any Wednesday at noon for
(*MOVED, FEB. 2003; *E-MAIL * IPCC FOR NEW ADDRESS*)
Plaza Hotel, 71 E. Wacker Drive, ground floor. Enter the press club room via Florio's restaurant.
should be sent to the club office, address shown below.)
Executive Plaza Hotel,
our club's home.
Special press club room rates are available
at the Executive Plaza for IPCC members, members of reciprocal clubs, and their guests. The
hotel is in the center of Chicago, overlooking the Chicago
river, a few steps from Michigan Avenue or State Street.
Open for lunch every
Wednesday, from 12:00 noon.
Members receive a 10%
discount on menu prices of food and beverages.
Most meals are under $10.
The club room may be reserved at other times
for press conferences, meetings and parties.
The Wendell L.
Smith Memorial Round Table
Why lunch alone?
around the Wendell L. Smith Memorial Round Table, where meeting other members and guests is
not only easy, it's inevitable.
Meet old friends, make new ones.
Informality is the order of
the day, every day.
In the century-old
tradition of Chicago press clubs, IPCC offers a mid-day sanctuary for the
world-weary, solace for the stressed or shy, a bistro for the bored, a bit of bonhomie
for the beleaguered.
The Sidney Reilly Society meets
Interested in history, espionage and
After Wednesday lunch, the Sidney Reilly Society presents scholarly (and not-so-scholarly) toasts to
notable personages from the life and times of Reilly, Ace of Spies. Occasionally the toasters
may be ex-spooks themselves (or at least a bit spooky).
Visitors are always welcome
Non-members are welcome
to visit the club before joining.
No appointment or invitation is required.
Just show up any Wednesday around
noon and grab a chair .
The only requirements for visitors are:
an open mind
a sense of humor
and an appetite.
(Preferably in that order.)
Contact Information (e-mail preferred)
E-mail (click the envelope):
Office 773 274-6215 Fax 773
Office (postal address only):
International Press Club of Chicago
c/o Robert Manewith
2928 W. Coyle Ave.
Chicago IL 60645-2924