March 30, 2015—Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, today announced that it will make the iconic United Center arena, home of the Chicago Bulls, available on the site for a special once-in-a-lifetime stay hosted by Bulls great, Scottie Pippen. On April 11, one lucky winner from the Chicago area will receive VIP access to the United Center and player areas and be the first to ever stay overnight in the owner’s suite, which will be redesigned for the ultimate Chicago Bulls experience.
Listing Link: https://www.airbnb.com/night-at/chicago-bulls
"The United Center is like a second home to me," said Scottie Pippen, Chicago Bulls legend. "While we have hosted our fans night after night for years, we expect this to be a very special evening for our Airbnb guests. It will be fun to give them a glimpse of the spaces and share the stories that make this place so very special, making them feel like part of the family."
“With more than 1 million listings around the world, we are particularly proud to offer unique experiences in accommodations where people have never stayed before,” said Andrea La Mesa, Airbnb Regional Director for North America. “The idea of belonging is ingrained in our community, and we are excited to showcase it alongside the Chicago Bulls.”
The experience for one special winner and a guest will include VIP tickets and access at the Chicago Bulls game against Philly that evening. Additionally, the winner will be treated to a special courtside viewing of team warm-ups, a pre-game dinner, a movie showing on the Jumbotron, a merchandise shopping spree, a special locker room tour, custom jerseys and the chance to spend time with legendary Chicago Bulls small forward, Scottie Pippen. That evening the winner will sleep in the owner’s suite, completely redesigned and outfitted for their stay, followed by a special breakfast, courtesy of the Bulls.
The United Center is the largest arena in the United States. The United Center has hosted over 200 events each year and over 40 million guests since opening in 1994. Some of the events the United Center has been proud to host include the 1996 Democratic National Convention, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Paul McCartney, U2, The Who, the Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament and many more.
For a chance to win this unique experience, visit the Chicago Bulls’ listing on Airbnb no later than April 3 at 11:59 pm CT and contact the host and tell them why you (and a lucky guest) should be the lucky fans to experience this Night At the Chicago Bulls on April 11. This experience is open to Chicago area residents. All terms and conditions of the contest are available on the listing site.