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Groupon is an American worldwide e-commerce marketplace connecting millions of subscribers with local merchants by offering activities, travel, goods and services in more than 28 countries. Based in Chicago, Groupon was launched in November 2008, and the first market for Groupon was Chicago, followed soon thereafter by Boston, New York City and Toronto. By October 2010 Groupon was available in 150 cities in North America and 100 cities in Europe, Asia and South America, and had 35 million registered users.[3][4][5][6] By the end of March 2015, Groupon served more than 500 cities worldwide, nearly 48.1 million active customers and featured more than 425,000 active deals globally.[7]

Groupon signs deal with TCM Big Screen Classics Thirty years ago, viewers delighted as Ferris Bueller and his friends visited the Willis Tower, drove a Ferrari, hung out at the Art Institute of Chicago and took in a Chicago Cubs game. Now, thanks to Groupon and Fathom Events, fans have a chance to experience the perfect day off themselves. As part of the 30th anniversary celebration of John Hughes' unforgettable comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off fans can win the opportunity to reenact his epic skip day and relive the cult classic during a limited return to theaters on May 15 and 18 as part of the TCM Big Screen Classics series.Through May 16, Groupon is presenting the Official Ferris Bueller's Experience sweepstakes* ( in which one lucky winner will replicate Ferris' legendary day off in Chicago. The grand prize is a weekend trip for two to the Windy City from July 15-17, 2016, which includes roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations, a luxury sports car rental, tickets to the Willis Tower Skydeck, a classic hometown baseball game and the Chicago Art Institute, dinner at Chicago's acclaimed Everest restaurant and more."Like Ferris, Groupon believes that life moves pretty fast, and we want to make sure no one misses the incredible things happening around them every day," said Jon Wild, vice president of NORTH AMERICA marketing, Groupon. "We're proud to serve as the only place where people can create their own day-off experience and discover amazing local things to do and you won't have to drive home backward."In addition to the Official Ferris Bueller's Experience sweepstakes, every day through May 16, 10 winners will receive tickets to see Ferris Bueller's Day Off, showing in more than 650 movie theaters during the special two-day screening, which is part of the year-long TCM Big Screen Classics series."We are excited to begin this new partnership with Groupon with a very exciting campaign," said Fathom Events CEO John Rubey. "We hope fans will be inspired to pursue a Groupon experience of their own after enjoying Ferris Bueller's Day Off in theaters."Paramount Pictures' Ferris Bueller's Day Off was originally released on June 11, 1986. Matthew Broderick stars as a delightfully charming high-school senior who, with his girlfriend Sloane (Mia Sara) and best friend Cameron (Alan Ruck), ditches school to enjoy one perfect day as a kid with no responsibilities.

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