Corporate Connections Membership Program

Connect with Chicago’s No. 1 cultural institution by joining a committed group of companies that provide critical support for Shedd’s ongoing work in animal care, conservation research and education programming. In recognition of their support, Corporate Connections members receive a variety of benefits based on their membership level.

Benefits include: 

Corporate Benefits

See your corporate member benefits here.

• Opportunity to schedule on-site sampling days
• Complimentary membership packages
• Customized employee engagement opportunity (includes employee volunteerism opportunities) 
• Customized third-party partner opportunities
• Discount on evening facility fee rental
• Guest admission passes
• Assistance with scheduling parking on-site at Shedd when available
• Assistance with scheduling a behind-the-scenes tour for 10

Employee Benefits

• Year-round complimentary admission benefits for employees
• Special employee pricing on Shedd memberships
• Complimentary admission to Jazzin’ at the Shedd


• Recognition on the Annual Donor Wall in the aquarium
• Listing in the Donor Honor Roll
• Listing on Shedd's Corporate Connections membership web page

Corporate Family Days

In October, November & February, Corporate Family Days allow employees to enjoy free admission to Shedd with guests.

Corporate Family Days FAQ

Corporate Family Days benefits begin at the Benefactor level of Corporate Connections membership. For information on the Corporate Family Days program, call the Corporate Connections Hotline at 312-692-3293.

Contact Info

For more information on corporate giving opportunities, contact:

Katie Hanson
Corporate Partnerships Manager
(312) 692 – 2708


Please download our corporate partnerships deck for more information.

Stay up-to-date with Shedd news

Sign up for Shedd's email newsletter to be the first to know what's happening at the aquarium, including unique events, behind-the-scenes updates, and exclusive offers.