Shuttle Information

Carbon neutral shuttles will be provided during peak morning and afternoon times on primary show days for all of the official conference hotels with the exception of the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place and Marriott Marquis which are connected to McCormick Place Convention Center.  

Shuttles will also be provided from the convention center and hotels to the Opening Reception taking place within Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier on Monday, May 7.

A detailed shuttle schedule will be added to this site closer to the show.

Important Housing Links

Show Schedule

Like last year, the primary show schedule will start on Monday evening (May 7, 2018) with the Opening Reception and end Thursday afternoon (May 10, 2018).  

Why Stay at an Official Conference Hotel?

→ More Networking!  
You'll be in the center of conference activity, that's why!  You'll be able to network easily with other conference attendees. You'll have a better conference experience overall.  

→ The Ride is on Us!  
AWEA provides shuttles to the convention center from the official conference hotels that are not within walking distance.

→ Best Hotels, Lower Rates!  
The conference staff have taken their role of finding a conference site very seriously. Based on a guaranteed percentage of attendees staying in official conference hotels, AWEA is able to negotiate with the hotels to provide discounted rates from their normal charges.

→ Support AWEA! 
Support the conference and the association by staying at the official conference hotels.  Unfilled rooms can cost the association thousands of dollars which can apply pressure to increase the conference registration fees to offset these costs.