REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
MAEDC 2014 Competitiveness Conference & Site Selector Forum
December 7-9, 2014
Intercontinental Hotel Chicago Downtown
The Competitiveness Conference, hosted by the Mid America Economic Development Council, is an affordable opportunity for economic development education, networking, and face time with site selectors from across the country!
The Competitiveness Conference is ideal for anyone in the economic development profession who is searching for opportunities to connect with site selectors, learn from experienced practitioners, and attend sessions on economic development most relevant to Midwest communities, large and small.
Click Here to view conference information - including the schedule of events and hotel information (please note that the hotel room booking deadline was November 5th!)
Online Registration is now closed! To register between November 15th and November 21st, please contact our office at Karla@assnoffices.com or 866-439-9172. Registration after November 21st will be onsite only (registration is located in the Grand Ballroom Foyer, 7th floor of the Intercontinental Hotel Chicago). Thank you
2014 Competitiveness Conference & Site Selector Forum Speaker Biographies:
|Darin Buelow||Howard Horowitz||Doyle Shea|
|Andreas Dressler||Tracey Hyatt Bosman||Jason Shepard|
|Courtney Dunbar||Mike Lowe||Anatalio Ubalde|
|Jennifer Fitzgerald||John Matta||Leslie Wagner|
|Deane Foote||Michael McDermott||Jim Walton|
|Dr. Ernie Goss||Brent Pollina|
|Chris Gutierrez||Andrew Rudersdorf|
Conference Hotel Information
This year's host site for the Mid-America Competitiveness Conference is again the Intercontinental Hotel Chicago! The Intercontinental is located in the heart of Chicago's Magnificent Mile at:
505 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
How to reserve your room at the Intercontinental:
Click here to book your hotel room online at Mid-America EDC’s online reservation website. Or, you may call Reservations at 1-800-628-2112 to book your room. If calling, be sure to mention group code MAEDC 2014 to get the discounted room rate. A block of rooms for the nights of December 6 - December 8, 2014 will be held until November 5th. Room rates are $190/night for single AND double rooms in the Grand Tower.
Please note that the online link will display the room block nights only (Dec. 6, 7, & 8). Reservations at the room block rate prior to December 6th are unavailable, but you may reserve at the room block rate for December 9th, based on availability. To add December 9th to your reservation, click on "change search" to modify the dates.
Parking is valet only at the Intercontinental. The valet is located at the entrance to the hotel at 505 N. Michigan Avenue. The Valet parking rate is $65 per day with in-and-out privileges. Offsite parking options are available at http://www.chicagoparkingmap.com/.