Stay in the Loop at IFT16
The IFT16 app is where you will find the real time activity feed, session information, schedules, agenda builder, show floor plans, exhibitor details, event alerts, new “channel” feature, and more! Available in the App Store and Google Play (“IFT16”) and accessible from any Internet-enabled device.
Don’t miss the daily digital edition of IFT16 show daily (psst … you are on it right now!). You’ll find regularly updated articles on programs and sessions, news from the show floor, competition results, and much more. Interactive content will include videos, photos, and Twitter feeds. IFT16 News may be accessed at Internet Café terminals or through laptops, smartphones, or PDAs. Additionally, if you have downloaded the mobile app you will see the latest reporting from IFT16 in your activity feed.
IFT is using the social media channels LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter (twitter/#IFT16), and Instagram (Instagram/iftfoodscience) to communicate about event highlights and changes during IFT16 and to allow those on-site to engage in the virtual IFT community. Make sure to add #IFT16 to your Instagram photos and you may see them regrammed on the IFT16 News photo page.
From towering skyscrapers overlooking tulips on the Magnificent Mile, to sun-filled baseball games at Wrigley Field and a stunning Millennium Park: summertime in Chicago is buzzing with energy and excitement.
Did you know, Chicago sees over 46 million tourists, including 11+ million U.S. business travelers, and 1.3 million from outside the U.S. each year? We are ready for you. Check out information on attractions, theater, events for visitors and discounts on Choose Chicago.
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) operates the nation’s second largest public transportation system–a regional transit system that serves the City of Chicago and 40 neighboring communities. CTA provides 1.64 million rides on an average weekday. Chicago public transportation is an easy and inexpensive way to navigate the city. In addition to rail and bus, the Chicago Water Taxi provides stunning views from the Chicago River.
Not Just Pizza and Hot Dogs
Celebrity chefs? Check. World-renowned restaurants? Check. Ethnic dining from around the globe? Check. Chicago’s dining scene is unparalleled. From lavish cuisine to deep dish pizza, one thing is for certain in Chicago: an appetite is required.