Information for venue owners & managers

Our core mission is to promote, protect, and inform owners and managers of local bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and music venues in Chicago about our industry, including pending legislation or recent enforcement activity.

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Resources for Customers and Neighbors

Looking for maps with the location of every tavern, or every licensed outdoor patio, or every music venue in Chicago? Or links to the many nightlife, drinking, and dining guides to Chicago? You’ve found the right place.

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HBAC member only resource

The Hospitality Business Association of Chicago maintains a comprehensive set of venue and risk management and compliance resources for the many dues paying members who make our advocacy work possible.

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The Chicago Hospitality Industry

The Chicago hospitality industry is overwhelmingly comprised of independently owned and operated small businesses.  Small businesses that generate tens of thousands of jobs and many, many millions of dollars in City, County, and State taxes.

Serving the industry that serves Chicago….

Are you a bar, restaurant, or music venue in Chicago?  Email us your questions or concerns and we’ll be get back to you ASAP.


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