Headquarter Hotel:
The Drake Hotel

140 East Walton Place
Chicago, IL 60611 

This is where most conference events are being held.

The Keynote Session and Splash Night on the Town Party (both on Wednesday) will be held at the Navy Pier. Transportation will be provided from the Drake Hotel.

The discounted hotel block at the Drake has filled.
There are several hotels within walking distance that have availability over our conference dates:


Travel Information

There are two airports within close proximity to the Drake Hotel:
> Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)- 13 miles to the Drake Hotel
> Chicago O’Hare Airport (ORD)- 19 miles to the Drake Hotel

You should plan to arrange your own transportation from the airport to the conference.

Delta Flight Discount
We have arranged a meeting discount code for flights booked through Delta into either ORD or MDW airports. The code will reduce your fare from 2-10%, depending on the ticket class booked.

Refer to the Airport Ground Transportation website for more details.

  • To utilize the code, go to
    Select Book Your Flight, then enter the meeting code NMQYA in the box provided.
  • Reservations may also be made by calling 800-328-1111 Mon-Fri 7am-7pm CDT.

Things to Do
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  • 140 E Walton Pl, Chicago, IL
  • (312) 787-2200