This special one-day field trip is designed for graphic designers who want to see what it's like to work in a larger urban market. We will be visiting a large ad agency and two smaller graphic design firms.

In addition, you will also get a taste of the cultural diversity available in a city such as Chicago.

Date: Thursday, May 22, 2003 from 7 AM to 2 AM

Cost: $50 (includes all meals, beverages, admissions). Note: You may want to bring a camera and some pocket money in case shopping/tipping opportunities arise.

Reservations are required. Seating is limited. A $25 deposit is required with your reservation. Full payment by May 1, 2003 is required to confirm your reservation. Please make checks payable to Paul Young.

To make reservations, contact Paul Young at 351-2403 or pyoung@parkland.edu

Download printable PDF file.

Itinerary:

• 7 AM — Leave Parkland from parking lot M4 (light breakfast en route)

• 10 AM — Tour of VSA Partners

• 12 NOON— Lunch at Penny's Noodle Shop

• 2 PM — Tour of Leo Burnett

• 4 PM — Tour of Segura Inc and T-26 (shoes off location)

• 6 PM — AIGA Incite/Insight Event featuring Hillman Curtis

• 8:30 PM — Dinner at Addis Abeba

• 10:30 PM — Baton Show Lounge (tipping encouraged)

• 12 MID — Leave Chicago

• 2 AM— Arrive in Champaign

 

See pictures from the 2003
Chicago field trip


This field trip is partially funded by Student Activities Funds and is open only to students currently enrolled at Parkland College. Priority seating will be given to Graphic Design and Web Design students.