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This past weekend, Team TPG had the opportunity to meet up with some of our most loyal readers in the Chicago area at our 2nd TPG Reader Meet-Up at the newly renovated W Lakeshore. We held a contest and 80 readers were picked to attend, and it was a great opportunity to connect with our readers, talk about some of the latest mileage and points news, plus give away some great prizes. We held a raffle for tickets to the Starwood Preferred Guest Luxury box at last night’s Chicago Cubs game, and we held an Instagram and Twitter contest for a 2-night stay at the W Chicago City Center, prizes courtesy of SPG. We had some great food and drinks and all guests left with some TPG and SPG swag. Here are some highlights, but definitely check out the full album on our Facebook page.

TPG Reader Event - W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Reader Event – W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Reader Event - W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Reader Event – W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Reader Event - W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Reader Event – W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG himself, Brian Kelly, speaking at the TPG Reader Event - W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG himself, Brian Kelly, speaking at the TPG Reader Event – W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Reader Event - W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Reader Event – W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Creative Director Adam Daniel Weiss and Director of Operations Kate O'Brien at the TPG Reader Event - W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Creative Director Adam Daniel Weiss and Director of Operations Kate O’Brien at the TPG Reader Event – W Lakeshore Chicago

 

Prize winners at the TPG Reader Event - W Lakeshore Chicago
Prize winners at the TPG Reader Event – W Lakeshore Chicago
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Prize winners at the TPG Reader Event – W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Reader Event - W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Reader Event – W Lakeshore Chicago
Prize winners at the TPG Reader Event - W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Reader Event – W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Reader Meet-Up at the W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Reader Event – W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Reader Event - W Lakeshore Chicago
TPG Reader Event – W Lakeshore Chicago

Stay tuned for more events, possibly coming to a city near you soon!

Chase Sapphire Preferred Card

With great transfer partners like United and Hyatt, 2x points on travel & dining and a 50,000 point sign up bonus, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great card for those looking to get into the points and miles game.

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More Things to Know
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Intro APR on Purchases
N/A
Regular APR
16.49% - 23.49% Variable
Annual Fee
Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95
Balance Transfer Fee
5.00%
Recommended Credit
Excellent Credit

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