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Six Flags Great America
Six Flags Great America
Chicago, Illinois
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Marketing and Business Leadership Day

Learn from real world professionals!

This educational event includes a one-hour presentation led by Six Flags Great America's director of marketing about the nuts and bolts of how Great America markets its new attractions each season. This presentation gives you a behind-the-scenes look how and who we market to and how a commercial is created. Social media and digital advertising is bigger than ever and will be explored to show how all aspects of marketing are truly integrated.

This presentation begins at 11 a.m. in the Grand Music Hall on May 1, 2020. After, students are free to enjoy world-class rides and attractions for the remainder of the day.

Create-Your-Own Commercial Contest

Want your students to get the most out of their Marketing and Business Leadership day? Have your students participate in the create-your-own -commercial contest! Students will be provided with b-roll footage of the park and asked to make a short commercial.  Cash prizes and park skip-the-ride-line passes are awarded and the winning commercials are played during the presentation. Now it's your turn to produce the best advertisement and really show your skills and creativity. All submissions are due by April 10. 

Check back for details on what we're looking for in your commercial.


You can order tickets directly online or fill out an order form. Check back in the spring of 2020 to purchase tickets online, or click the link below to print the order form. 


Delicious Dining on Your Visit

Picnic Buffet

Enjoy a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet in our private picnic grove from 12:00pm-1:00pm. Use this meal time to check in with students during the day and make sure they get a great meal while they're at it. The picnic meal consists of fried chicken, hot dogs, pasta salad, chips, pickles, ice cream and unlimited soft drinks. All picnic tickets must be purchased in advance. Picnic tickets are available online at the same time of purchase as your event ticket. 

One Day Dining Deal

Groups can purchase the One Day Dining Deal to get the most delicious options throughout their entire visit! Enjoy lunch, dinner, a snack, and free refills with a one day drink bottle! The best option for long days at the park to taste a variety of incredible culinary delights throughout the park. 

More information on the One Day Dining Deal is located on the Groups Page.


With additional questions on this special event, please call 847-249-1952. 

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Educational Event

May 1

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