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Competitive Edge: Disrupting the Disruptors Conference Hotel, Airport and Transportation Information
PDMA 2018 Annual Conference Travel Information

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CONFERENCE HOTEL & TRAVEL INFORMATION

Chicago is your Innovation Destination!

Chicago Swissotel Room

Our host hotel is the Swissôtel Chicago

Swissôtel Chicago, designed by renowned Chicago architect Harry Weese, is an award winning, four-diamond, all-glass triangular luxury hotel.

Swissôtel Chicago
323 E Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601 – U.S.A.
Phone: + 1 (312) 565-0565
Toll Free: +1 (888) 737-9477
Hotel Website: www.swissotel.com/hotels/chicago
Reservation Link: https://aws.passkey.com/go/pdma2018

PDMA has secured a special room rate of $199/night plus state and local taxes (currently 17.4%) for single/double has been extended to October 19, 2018 or until the room block is exhausted, whichever comes first.

In the heart of downtown Chicago where the Chicago River meets Lake Michigan, Swissôtel Chicago offers a unique alternative to conventional hotels. Enjoy first-class luxury and Swiss hospitality in stylishly modern guest rooms and suites that surpass all expectations, with stunning views stretching along the lakefront from Navy Pier to Millennium Park. Luxury accommodation is just steps from the lakefront, the downtown business district and fabulous shopping on The Magnificent Mile. Admirers of the arts will find bliss at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Stay Active: Take your workout to a new level in the Penthouse Fitness Centre, with panoramic views from the 43rd-floor or with our daily Vitality activities.


Chicago Airport

Airport Information

Chicago Midway International (MDW) 12.9mi/21km from hotel

O’Hare International Airport (ORD) 17.3mi/28km from hotel  

Visit flychicago.com for details on parking, amenities, flight status, terminal maps and more for both O'Hare and Midway airports.

Both airports offer plentiful taxi service downtown. Rates range from $40-50 from O'Hare, and $30-40 from Midway. Rates vary based on travel time and are subject to change.

The Chicago Transit Authority serves both airports for easy and economical travel downtown using the 'L' train. The 24-hour CTA Blue Line connects directly to O'Hare and the CTA Orange Line connects directly to Midway. Read more on getting around Chicago with public transportation or visit transitchicago.com/airports for full fare information and maps.

GO Airport Express provides shared ride services to all downtown hotels and many businesses. Pair fares and group discounts are available along with customized reservation portals for your groups.

Many major car rental companies have facilities at the O'Hare and Midway Airports, including Avis, Alamo, Budget and Hertz. Please visit specific rental company websites for details. 

Limousine and chauffer agencies prefer that all customers reserve cars at least 48 hours in advance although cars can occasionally be ordered with a two-hour notice. Click here for a list of available transportation services.

Additional directions can be found on the hotel transportation website.

International participants

For all international participants, please visit the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website for important information on entry.


 

Chicago Bean

Chicago Area Information

Welcome to Chicago! While you're in Chicago, why not check out world-class museums, dine at one of many Michelin-star restaurants or catch a show in one of over 200 theaters? There are plenty of city attractions, including toursspectator sports, and other attractions. If you prefer the nightlife, you'll enjoy plenty of  bar and nightclubs options, live music and comedy clubs. Find more at choosechicago.com.

Top 10 Chicago Attractions

  1. MILLENNIUM PARK 
  2. NAVY PIER 
  3. ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO 
  4. SHEDD AQUARIUM 
  5. THE FIELD MUSEUM 
  6. MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY 
  7. ADLER PLANETARIUM 
  8. SKYDECK CHICAGO 
  9. 360 CHICAGO (FORMERLY JOHN HANCOCK OBSERVATORY) 
  10. LINCOLN PARK ZOO