Cubs release limited number of hotel packages for 2016 Cubs Convention

Hotel packages now available at Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers and W Chicago Lakeshore - weekend passes are sold out

The Chicago Cubs today announced a limited number of hotel packages have been made available for the 31st Annual Cubs Convention. Individual weekend passes are sold out. Fans can secure Cubs Convention passes by booking a hotel package for the weekend at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers or the W Chicago Lakeshore, located approximately a half mile from the Convention at 644 N. Lake Shore Drive. A courtesy shuttle service will be provided between the two hotels throughout the weekend. Attendees can book hotel packages by visiting www.cubs.com/convention or calling the Starwood reservations line at 1-877-STARWOOD and asking for the Cubs Convention rate of $191 per night plus tax. Hotel guests may purchase up to four Cubs Convention passes for a reduced rate of $30 each.

The 2016 Cubs Convention will feature Cubs celebrity guests including players, coaches, alumni and some of the organization's top Minor League prospects. In addition, Cubs Convention features interactive exhibits, a children's play area, vendor alley and more.

Cubs Convention will take place Friday, January 15, from 1-10 p.m.; Saturday, January 16, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, January 17, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. More information will be posted on www.cubs.com as details are confirmed.

A percentage of the proceeds from Cubs Convention benefits Cubs Charities. To date, Cubs Convention has raised more than $4 million for Cubs Charities.

About Cubs Charities:

Cubs Charities harnesses the passion of Cubs fans to improve the lives of children and families across Chicago and beyond. Cubs Charities' goal is to provide increased access to sports opportunities and target improvements in health, fitness and education for those at risk. Through grants to quality nonprofit programs, development of parks and baseball fields, and other community initiatives, the Cubs and Cubs Charities help fulfill a commitment to be the best in the game, on and off the field. For more information, visit www.cubscharities.org.