If you live in Chicago, you've no doubt heard of Groupon - well there's a new kid in town, YouSwoop. YouSwoop operates on the same theory; give one amazing opportunity at savings per day. You sign up with your email address and start receiving emails the very next day on a deal that offers 50%-95% off at businesses throughout Chicago.
Now, you may be asking, "What does this have to do with Event Planning?" Well, the answer is simple. If you can save on things you're going to buy anyway, you'll have more money to put towards your next event! GENIUS!!
YouSwoop is also a great way to find novel businesses in Chicago. New (and well established) restaurants are featured on YouSwoop weekly - most of which you've likely not heard of yet!
Sign up, check 'em out, and save!