After the opening sessions on Wednesday, S
eptember 18, the opening reception will be the place to reconnect with old friends, meet new colleagues, and have fun!
The opening reception is free for members (registration required) and $20 for nonmembers and guests.
Coming alone? Don't worry! Sign-ups will be available for dinner groups on Wednesday night. A few locations will be hosted by the Board and long-term members to help you get acquainted.
Chicago Architecture Foundation Boat Tour
Thursday night, attendees will have the option of going aboard Chicago's First Lady for a 90-minute tour of more than 50 buildings along the Chicago River.
Certified volunteer guides from the Chicago Architecture Foundation will walk you through how the small city grew from a back-country outpost into one of the world's most important crossroads in less than 100 years.
U.S. News & World Report Travel rated Chicago Architecture Foundation #1 on the list of "Best Things to do in Chicago." Read the review!
Out on the Town
With the hotel located less than a block off the Magnificent Mile, access to dining, shopping, and entertainment won't be a problem. The Mile boasts 50 specialty shops, iconic department stores, and more than 20 restaurants.
Visit www.themagnificentmile.com to learn more!