About Global Scene Productions

Global Scene Productions is Chicago’s most well known and respected producer and promoter of events.  Since it’s inception in 1998 Founder Ted Widen has been a leader in creating and promoting entertaining events including the “New Years Eve at the Drake”, New Years Eve at the Chicago Hilton”, the “Chicago Scene Boat Party” and many others.

Global Scene develops and produces events as a stand-alone organization outside of the city of Chicago, or through “Chicago Scene”, the Chicago based advertising online publication dealing directly with the local entertainment and nightlife industry.

In addition Chicago Scene, Global Scene Productions expanded into a series of Craft Beer events including the “Highwood Craft Beer Festival”, “River North Craft Crawl” and now “Ale Quest” a series of Craft Beer Festivals in partnership with Medieval Times. In early 2014 we plan to produce the first ever Windy City Craft Beer Festival in Downtown Chicago.

About Chicago Scene

Chicago Scene is the premier nightlife industry online publication focused on the happenings and events, nightclubs, restaurants and entertainment in the City of Chicago, IL.  Chicago Scene was founded in 1998 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Scene Productions by Ted Widen who innovated the online social industry well before the term “social media” existed.  With more than 40,000 Email  subscribers and over 10,000 Facebook followers, Chicago Scene remains a primary source of information and entertainment for those wanting to be in the know of the Chicago scene as it relates to nightlife and entertainment.

1001 Green Bay Rd. Suite 224
Winnetka, IL 60093
Phone: 312 587 3474 Email: NYE@Chicago-Scene.com



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