Executive Symposium

November 10, 2013
Hilton Chicago
Chicago, Illinois


Hilton Chicago
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605 USA

Reservations Phone:

(877) 865-5320, mention the group code SEM, and that you are attending the AACRAO SEM 2013 Conference

Click Here to Make Hotel Reservations Online

Conference rate

The special conference rate is $229 + tax single/double, $244 + tax triple, $264 + tax quadruple occupancy.

Cut-off date:

Friday, October 18.  This is a limited block of rooms.

Discover Hilton Chicago, combining a contemporary design and exciting atmosphere within this iconic Chicago hotel. Our downtown Chicago hotel is located within walking distance to many Chicago attractions. Step outside the front door and walk through Grant Park to Chicago's Lakefront, Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium or Soldier Field. Millennium Park and theatre and financial district events are only steps from our South Loop location. Navy Pier and Chicago Children's museum are also nearby.

Our Chicago hotel rooms and suites, decorated in a sophisticated style, feature HDTVs, in-room concierge computers and high-speed internet access. Newly designed business class rooms offer free WiFi, health club access and refrigerator. Enhance your stay to the Executive Level, offering complimentary continental breakfast, non-alcoholic beverages and evening appetizers with an honor bar at the Executive Lounge.

Take advantage of Hilton Chicago's Athletic Club, boasting large variety of fitness equipment, free weights, indoor running track, full-length heated indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna with seasonal sundeck.

Kitty O'Sheas is an authentic Irish pub with live entertainment. The 720 South Bar & Grill offers a seasonal menu inspired by fresh, local ingredients. Enjoy signature comfort foods, locally crafted beers, cocktails and wine. Relish lighter fare and gourmet bites at SNAX grab n’go with specialty coffees.


  • Valet parking: $57.00 (overnight)
  • Self parking: $45.00 (daily)

Travel Chicago

2013 AACRAO SEM Conference

November 9-13, 2013 – Chicago, IL

Official Travel Provider

ATC Travel Management


O’Hare International Airport (ORD)

Distance: 18 miles
Drive time: approx. 45 minutes depending on traffic
Airport transportation: Taxi approx. $45
Subway/Rail: $2.25 When taking public transportation to the Hilton Chicago from O'Hare International Airport: Take CTA Blue Line train to the Jackson stop. This is the only subway train leaving O'Hare. Walk 0.6 miles southeast to 720 S. Michigan Ave.                             

Midway Airport (MDW)

Distance: 12 miles
Drive time: approx. 25 minutes depending on traffic
Airport transportation: Taxi approx. $35
Subway/Rail: $2.25 When taking public transportation from Midway Airport to the Hilton Chicago take the CTA Orange Line train to the Roosevelt stop. Walk 0.5 miles north to 720 S. Michigan.

Airport Transportation:

GO Airport Express
888.2THEVAN (888.284.3826)

  • O’Hare International Airport starting at $62.00 round trip, $32.00 one way
  • Midway Airport starting at $48.00 round trip, $25.00 one way

A discounted fare has been set up for AACRAO SEM Attendees.  You can save $2.00 on a one way fare or $4.00 on a round trip fare by Clicking HERE!

ATC Travel Management

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Online service fee - $10*

  • Up to 5% off applicable classes of service for tickets purchased more than 30 days prior to the meeting. Restrictions apply and not all classes of service apply for the discount. (United Airlines). Up to 5% off applicable classes of service for tickets purchased prior to the meeting. (Delta Airlines).
  • Low fare options on all airlines.
  • 24/7 access with mobile options for itinerary status updates.


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The ATC Travel Center is your one stop for making reservations to association meetings and adding additional excitement to your travel plans.

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The above discounts apply for travel 11/6/13-11/16/13 (ORD, MDW)
Restrictions apply. *Service fees apply to ticketed reservations. You may also call your own agency or the vendors directly and refer to the following ID numbers:

NOTE: When booking on www.united.com type: ZNPK548694 (no spaces) in the OFFERCODE field in the main flight search box

United Airlines Zcode: ZNPK Agreement code: 548694 800-521-4041
Hertz Rentals CV#031C0018 800-654-2240
Enterprise 32H7476 800-593-0505
Dollar Rentals CM0679 800-800-3665

Symposium Agenda

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