Cubs Trophy Tour Heading to Peoria!

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 6:15 A.M.

Cubs Trophy Tour Heading to Peoria!

CHICAGO CUBS TROPHY TOUR COMING TO PEORIA

February 28, 2017(Peoria, IL) - The Cubs Trophy Tour, presented by State Farm, is coming to Peoria to give fans the opportunity to see and take photos with the 2016 World Series Trophy. The trophy will be at the Peoria Civic Center Ballroom, located on the 4th floor of the facility, Thursday, March 9, from 1:30 - 3 p.m. The Peoria Civic Center is located at 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61602.  This event is free and open to the public; however, the trophy will be removed from the building around 3 p.m.

 

The Peoria Civic Center Marquee entrance doors will open at 8 a.m., at which time fans will be allowed inside as capacity allows. Fans wishing to arrive earlier than 8 a.m. are asked to line up outside of the Marquee entrance doors, for a map visit https://www.peoriaciviccenter.com/trophy-tour.

The Trophy will be here for a limited time only and thus not everyone in line is guaranteed a chance to see it. The first 500 fans will receive a wristband to ensure their opportunity to view the trophy. Additional fans will be accommodated if time permits.

Fans and visitors can park in the Peoria Civic Center Marquee and Fulton lots at no charge. Overflow parking is available throughout downtown Peoria.  Accessible parking is available in the Peoria Civic Center lots and in surrounding parking decks.

 

All trophy and event related questions should be referred to Chicago Cubs Fan Services at 1-800-THE-CUBS or 1-888-THE-CUBS.

 

Interested media can obtain press credentials by contacting Megan Pedigo at MPedigo@PeoriaCivicCenter.com

 

About the Peoria Civic Center

The Peoria Civic Center, an SMG managed facility, is an entertainment and convention venue that contributes significantly to the economic impact on the downtown Peoria area.  For the most up-to-date event information, please check us out on the web at www.PeoriaCivicCenter.com.

About SMG

Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats.  As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Solider Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.  SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering company SAVOR, currently serving more than 130 accounts worldwide.

 

SAVOR

SAVOR is the food and beverage division of SMG, the global leader in public facilities and special event venue management.  Since its inception in 1983, SAVOR has specialized in creating menus that showcase local cuisine expertly prepared and presented to ensure a seamless dining and entertainment experience. SAVOR currently provides catering, concessions and special event services, to more than 130 facilities worldwide.

 

The company is also an industry leader in introducing green standards and programs to public facilities.  SAVOR’s commitment to farm to table freshness and food quality features locally grown products for their venue clients whenever possible.  SAVOR staff prides themselves on being on the cutting edge of the latest food and beverage trends in addition to searching out the most innovative food technologies available on the market.  To learn more, visit www.savorsmg.com

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