Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Chicago 2016 in Geneva for Big IOC Meeting

You may have heard that Mayor Daley and the 2016 Chicago Bid team are in Geneva, Switzerland this week for one of their last chances to make the case for our city. Ben Bradley from ABC 7 Chicago is in Switzerland and blogging about the happenings of the conference for those of you who are interested.

The importance of this meeting is that Chicago will have a chance to present and interact with approximately 90 of the 107 IOC members who will vote for the right to host the 2016 games. Many of these IOC members aren't that familiar with Chicago, so the bid team hopes to leave them with a favorable opinion of their vision and plan:

We will be following this closely as there is sure to be some interesting news about the Olympics this week.

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