The 2018 ECIA Executive Conference is scheduled for October 21-23 at the Loews Chicago O'Hare.
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What to Expect at the Conference
The schedule is packed during the 1 ½ day conference. From hosted receptions to ample networking breaks, the conference provides ample time to connect with old friends and make new acquaintances. An event mobile app connects participants and speakers while delivering presentation materials. Hear top-rated presentations from accomplished experts and leave with broadened perspectives on industry advances and opportunities.
Registration opens at 5:00 p.m. The opening reception starts at 6:00 and is the ideal place to greet friends and enjoy some light refreshments. The hotel features a wonderful selection of dining and entertainment options for later – the Ashburn, located off the hotel lobby, and 2 of Chicago’s favorites right outside the front door: The Capital Grille and McCormick & Schmick’s.
Sessions start promptly and run on time so fuel up with the comlimentary breakfast. Morning and afternoon breaks offer a time to refuel and network - and a chance to return calls and emails. The delicious luncheon buffet offers another chance to connect with fellow attendees. At the end of the day, unwind at the cocktail reception. All meals and breaks are included in the registration fee.
Power up early at breakfast and enjoy a mid-morning break. The conference runs till Noon which allows time to catch afternoon flights. The hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to O’Hare and the proximity of the hotel to the airport is ideal.