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HIA's 1st Annual Member Retreat - Register Now!

Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jessica Hall
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HIA's  1st Annual Member Retreat

This meeting is for HIA members only. 
If you are interested in HIA membership, please visit our membership page HEREor contact 

You can now RSVP and book your hotel stay for the 
HIA 1st Annual Member Retreat in Chicago this June!
HIA's  1st Annual Member Retreat will take place Sunday, June 24 - Monday, June 25, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois 

We will kick off the event with a networking reception and dinner Sunday evening at 7:00 PM followed by a membership meeting on Monday from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. The purpose is to strategize about the future of HIA and the industry overall. We will address our consumer marketing initiative, future Expo plans, industry regulations, etc. Rick Locker, HIA attorney, and members of the Urban Team will also be joining us. If you have a topic you would like addressed, please reach out to Michele Biordi at
There will be no cost to attend other than your travel to the meeting, and we will be located at the Sheraton Suites Chicago O'Hare for easy travel and accomodations.
We encourage all members to send at least one representative to attend this important meeting.  

RSVP to the meeting HERE.
Book your hotel stay now!
Sheraton Suites Chicago O'Hare (6501 Mannheim Road Rosemont, Illinois 60018) is $129 plus taxes and includes free in-room wi-fi and discounted parking of $10.  

You can now book your room HERE.  
(Please note booking website indicates a longer span of event dates as the rate is effective 3 days pre/post.) 

Check-in is at 3 p.m., and check-out is at noonAll the Sheraton's two-room suites feature separate living room areas that include in-room movies, Nintendo, mini-refrigerators, Wireless WebTV, and cable TV. The Sheraton also provides laundry/valet service, a fitness center, ATM and copier/fax/printer with complimentary office supplies in the business center.

Transportation from the airport:
O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
Travel Distance: Approximately 1.61 km/1.0 miles
You can take a taxi or the complimentary airport shuttle. 
-Taxi (Fee: $7.00)
-Complimentary Airport Shuttle (Fee: Complimentary). The shuttle runs every 20 minutes from 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM. For shuttle service after 10:00 PM, please call the hotel at (847) 699-6300.

-The shuttle pick-up is located at the shuttle bus transportation center. Follow the red signs to the shuttle center in the airport. The shuttle picks up in front of door number 3.

Midway Airport (MDW)
Travel Distance: Approximately 48.28 km/30.0 miles
You can take a taxi from MDW to the Sheraton Suites Chicago O'Hare for about $40.00.

Thank you, and if you have any questions please contact Jessica at 

We look forward to seeing you all there this Summer!