2018 N.I.C.E. AWARDS - Registration Now Open!

April 17, 2018
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Theater on the Lake
2401 N Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60614


Registration is CLOSED!   We’re putting the final touches on the details of our big night under the big top. 

If you missed registration, we will have a limited handful of tickets available at the door.

Many thanks to our co-chairs and their committee and especially our generous sponsors!  Best of luck to all the nominees!


Theater On The Lake exterior at night

We look forward to seeing you at Theater on the Lake to celebrate, yet again, an INCREDIBLE year of events in Chicago. This year we have received over 65 submissions for awards!

Are you ready to step into the Carnival on the Lake and take home a 2018 N.I.C.E. Award?

Registration Opens at 5:50pm

Cocktail Hour: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Awards: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Reception, Food Stations, and Live Music: 8:00pm – 10:00pm

IMPORTANT PARKING INFORMATION: Valet will be available at a price of $19 per car.  This is not covered in the event ticket, you will be responsible for your own valet.

Thank you to our amazing sponsors for making this evening possible!

A Dash of Joy

Ashland Addison Florist

BBJ Linen

BeatMix Music

Blue Plate

Calihan Catering 


Drape Kings



Arena Americas

Paramount Events

Food for Thought

Garrett Popcorn Shops

Halls Rental

IDEA Marketing Group

Marquee Rentals

Shutterbooth Chicago

Spin-Spun All Natural Confections

Stemline Creative

Theater on the Lake

The Lakefront Restaurant

Take a peek at theniceawards.com for more information and follow us on social media to see all the photos from last year and all the up to date information. Cocktail attire is recommended.



We look forward to recognizing and celebrating YOU at this year's awards program!

Sincerely, your 2018 Co-Chairs

Lanie Hartman - BBJ Linen

Martin Lawrence - AV Chicago

Megan Milligan - CTC DMC

Zachary Stevens - Calihan Catering 

The NICE Awards 2018 logo


$95.00 Single Ticket
$85.00 Earlybird rate before March 31

$850.00 Pack of 10 Tickets
$750.00 Earlybird rate before March 31