Cubs Press Release
2014 Cubs Convention weekend passes go on sale September 24 at 10 a.m. CST
Hotel packages still available at Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
Individual weekend passes for the 2014 Cubs Convention will go on sale next Tuesday, September 24, at 10 a.m. CST. Each weekend pass is $60 plus convenience fees and is valid for all three days, January 17-19, at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers in downtown Chicago. Passes will be available for purchase by visiting cubs.com/convention or calling 1-800-THE-CUBS.
The 29th Annual Cubs Convention will feature Cubs celebrity guests including players, coaches, alumni and some of the organization's top Minor League prospects. Fans will be able meet, listen to and secure autographs from these special Cubs guests. This year's Cubs Convention attendees will get a first look at many of the promotions and activities planned to celebrate 100 years of Wrigley Field during the upcoming season.
Attendees are still able to book rooms at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers by visiting cubs.com/convention or calling the hotel at 800-325-3535 and asking for the Cubs Convention rate of $183 per night plus tax. Hotel guests may purchase up to four Cubs Convention passes for a reduced rate of $20 each.
Cubs Convention will take place Friday, Jan. 17, from 2-10 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 18, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, Jan. 19, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. More information will be posted on www.cubs.com as details are confirmed.
A percentage of the proceeds from Cubs Convention benefits Chicago Cubs Charities. To date, Cubs Convention has raised approximately $4 million for Chicago Cubs Charities.
About Chicago Cubs Charities
Chicago Cubs Charities harnesses the passion of Cubs fans to improve the lives of children and families across the city and beyond. Chicago Cubs Charities' goal is to provide increased access to sports opportunities and target improvements in health, fitness and education for those at risk.
Chicago Cubs Charities and Cubs Care, a fund of the McCormick Foundation, supports worthwhile nonprofits and programs across Chicagoland. In the last 20 years, more than $18 million has been granted to deserving organizations. Ultimately, the Cubs are honored to support the people and organizations which make our city a great place to work, live and play ball.