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Hotel and Travel

ExteriorThe 2018 National Leadership Conference will be held November 16-18 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois. Attendees will stay at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, which is conveniently connected to the convention center.  

Conference Location:
McCormick Place Convention Center
2301 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60616
312-791-7000
 
Sleeping Rooms:
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
2233 S. Martin Luther King Drive
Chicago, IL 60616
312-567-1234
 
Check-in at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is at 3:00 p.m. with check-out at noon. If you have registered for the hotel package and will be arriving late, would like to extend your stay or require an ADA-accessible room, contact Kerri Slezak by Monday, October 15.


Roommate Requests
Attendees who register for the hotel registration package are provided sleeping rooms at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. ASDA will book a room on your behalf and place you with your specified roommate or will assign you a room with someone of the same gender. A hotel confirmation number and name of your roommate will be sent by ASDA prior to the event. No roommate changes can be made onsite.
  • If you did not submit a roommate request at the time of registration, log into My ASDA
  • Scroll down to “My Event Registrations” and click on “2018 National Leadership Conference.” Select the “Update Details” link next to the Hotel Registration Package. Enter in your roommate preference in the box provided. Roommate requests must be submitted by Monday, October 15.

Travel to Chicago

Attendees must book their own travel. Please arrive anytime on Thursday, November 15. The conference begins at 7:00 a.m. on Friday, November 16. Attendees can depart anytime after 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 18.
Airports
Attendees flying to Chicago have the option of flying into two airports. 
Midway International Airport (MDW)
Midway is 10 miles from the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. Airlines serving this airport include Southwest and Delta.

One-way transportation costs from Midway:

Type

 Estimated Charge
GO Airport Express (shared ride)  $23
CTA train (the L)  $3.00
Taxi  $31
Uber/Lyft*  $21 - $24

*Please be aware that surcharges may apply for trips that begin or end at a Chicago airport and McCormick Place. 

Public transportation directions from Midway to the hotel:
The CTA Orange Line provides service to and from the airport. Take the train to the Roosevelt Street station and transfer to the Green Line train. Proceed on the southbound Green Line train for one stop to the Cermak-McCormick Place station.
O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
O’Hare is 19 miles from the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. Airlines serving this airport include American, Delta, Frontier, Jet Blue and United. 

One-way transportation costs from O’Hare:

Type
 
Estimated Charge 
GO Airport Express (shared ride)  $28 
CTA train (the L)  $5.00 
Taxi  $56 
Uber/Lyft*  $35-$42 

*Please be aware that surcharges may apply for trips that begin or end at a Chicago airport and McCormick Place. 

Public transportation directions from O’Hare to the hotel:

The CTA Blue Line provides service to and from the airport. Take the Blue Line from O’Hare and transfer to a south-bound Green Line train at Clark and Lake. Note, in the Loop the Blue Line is a subway train, and the Green Line is an elevated train. A free transfer is available at Clark and Lake. Continue on the Green Line train (labelled as Cottage Grove / 63rd) for five stops to the Cermak-McCormick Place station.
 

Parking is available at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place as follows:
Self-park: $26
Valet parking: $36
ASDA does not reimburse for attendee parking.