Friday, January 8, 2016

Opening Your Own Venue: How to Navigate City Licensing

Presented by Dylan Rice, Director of Creative Industries-Music, Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs & Special Events (DCASE)

Rice gives a primer on what City licensing processes are required to open a venue and provides helpful resources and tips that will save you time and money along the way. Referencing the City’s new Venue Licensing Toolkit, this presentation walks you through the application processes for the City of Chicago’s Public Place of Amusement (PPA) license and Performing Arts Venue (PAV) license.

Two presentations:
 • Tuesday, Feb. 2nd, 5:30pm-6:30pm - Chicago Cultural Center, 1st Floor Garland Room, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago

• Wednesday, Feb. 3rd: 12pm-1pm - City Hall, Room 805, 121 N. LaSalle St., Chicago

In collaboration with the Dept. of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection and the Small Business Center

No RSVP or reservation required. Seating is available on a first come, first serve basis.

To download the Venue Licensing Toolkit, visit

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