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Welcome to Chicago Tour-Guide Professionals Association
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To promote and maintain high standards of proficiency, excellence and integrity within the tour guiding profession.

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The CTPA is a professional association with over 200 members. We've got all different kinds of guides and Associate Members, like transportation & destination management companies. Whether you're looking for more work or more community, we're here to help!

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Are you interested in becoming a Certified Guide? The CTPA has a 3-part test that will be sure to challenge you. We provide study guides, study sessions and all the help we can so you pass all three tests and become certified!

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The CTPA has all kinds of events. Our board meetings are open to members, we have quarterly meetings and have parties and continuing education events. Click here to see our calendar and you can pick the a day to come get involved!

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