Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Navy Pier is committed to building on the success of our 2017 inaugural event, A Celebration ExPIERience, to fund even more free arts and cultural programming for Chicagoans and visitors alike in the years to come.
We hope you can join us for ExPIERience 19 to see the best of Navy Pier and all the tremendous changes—programmatic, physical, and organizational—that Navy Pier has undergone through the support of our generous partners.
Location: Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave.
Schedule: 5:30 p.m. Reception | 7:00 p.m. Dinner and Program
Attire: After 5 Casual – Show off your Navy Blue at Navy Pier
To register for ExPIERience 2019, please complete the registration form below.
If you cannot attend but wish to make a contribution in support of Navy Pier programming, you may do so at the link below.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Bobins, The Robert Thomas Bobins Foundation
Joan and Bill Brodsky
Michelle L. Collins
Donna La Pietra and Bill Kurtis
Peoples Energy Community Fund
PepsiCo Shoreline Sightseeing
Jennifer Steans and Jim Kastenholz
BMO Harris Bank
Fifth Third Bank
Sarah and John Garvey
Karen Z. Gray-Krehbiel and John H. Krehbiel, Jr.
Mr. Bob Habeeb, Maverick Hotels & Restaurants
Brett Hart and Dontrey Britt-Hart
Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority
Polk Bros. Foundation
Wintrust Community Banks
This spectacular evening set the course for the Pier’s second century while showcasing the Pier’s dynamic, year-round free programming. The event honored the Polk Bros. Foundation for their legacy partnership and all proceeds directly supported the Pier’s free public programs available to more than 9 million annual guests.