The Hilton Chicago hotel is a landmark downtown property located on the “Cultural Michigan Avenue Mile” overlooking Grant Park and Lake Michigan, Millennium Park and Museum Campus. It is the closest luxury hotel to the city’s convention center while being only minutes from the loop business center, shopping and theatre. The Hilton Chicago hotel features 1,544 richly appointed guest rooms, full service business center, fitness facilities, indoor pool, diverse dining options and over 234,000 square feet of meeting, banquet and exhibit space.
Negotiated special rates for Conference attendees are available at the Hilton Chicago. Please contact the hotel by dialing +1.800.HILTONS or +1.312.922.4400. Please mention AREMA when booking a room at the Hilton Chicago.
You can also book your room by visiting the Annual Conference & Exposition Reservation Site.
720 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
$282 Single; $303 Double (or)
$345 Executive Level; $366 Executive Level Double
Plus applicable taxes
HOTEL ACOMMODATIONS – THE HILTON CHICAGO IS SOLD OUT.
We have negotiated special rates for conference attendees at The Palmer House Hilton Hotel which is located 0.71 miles away from the Hilton Chicago. Please contact the hotel directly at 1-800-HILTONS OR (312) 726-7500 AND MENTION AREMA TO BOOK YOUR RESERVATIONS AT THE DISCOUNTED RATE. Your reservation must be booked by August 24, 2012 to guarantee the AREMA special rates.
|The Palmer House Hilton
17 East Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603
|$249 Single OR $275 Double
Plus applicable taxes
This hotel offers all of the modern conveniences while maintaining its traditional elegance. The Palmer House is ideally located in the heart of the "loop". The best of Chicago is built around the Palmer House --- world class shopping, theatre, cultural attractions and more. Internationally acclaimed Millennium Park and the world renowned Chicago Art Institute are virtually steps from Wabash Street entrance! The Fitness Center, complete with steam room, sauna, and indoor pool is considered one of the best in the nation. The Palmer House is the "Chicago hotel the world knows best!"
PLEASE BOOK EARLY THIS HOTEL WILL FILL UP FAST!
Please be aware that AREMA has not authorized any third party company or persons to book rooms for AREMA Exhibitors or Registrants. Rooms should only be booked directly with Hilton.
If you are contacted by an unauthorized housing company, we urge you to end the phone call immediately and not to provide any credit card/ data or secure information to the caller.
AREMA has partnered with American Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines. View our Airline Discounts for details.
Amtrak offers is offering a discount off the lowest available fare to Chicago, IL. To book space, call Amtrak at +1.800.872.7245 or contact your local travel agent. Make sure you refer to fare order number X31J-942 when making your reservations. This offer is not valid on Auto Train, Acela Express 1st Class, Metroliner Club Car Service or Sleeping Accommodation charges. Fare is valid on Acela Regional Service. Fare is valid on Acela Express Business Class and Metroliner Coach Service during off-peak weekday travel and all departures on weekends. Visit www.amtrak.com to make reservations.
Continental Airport Express operates between Chicago O’Hare and Midway Airports and the hotel. The cost is $31 one way and $55 round trip to/from O’Hare Airport. The cost is $26 one way and $46 round trip to/from Midway Airport. For more information call +1.800.284.3826 or visit www.airportexpress.com. Prices are subject to change.
“Metropolitan Cars and Limousines” offers limousines as well as passenger vans. The town car sedan rate from the airport to the hotel is $136.00 and from the hotel to the airport is $128.00; limousine service from the airport to the hotel is $168.00 and from the hotel to the airport is $160.00. For more information call +1.312.808.8000 or +1.800.437.1700. Taxi and van service is available as well. This service is from any Chicago airport. Prices are subject to change.
CEU/PIE and Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
By attending the AREMA Annual Conference, seminars and workshops, you are entitled to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Hours (PDHs). PDHs for New York and Florida are available through AREMA’s relationship with the Florida Board of Professional Engineers and the New York Professional Engineers Program. AREMA is also an approved provider for the state of Indiana. Individuals needing PDHs for other states may self declare using AREMA’s form. In addition to PDHs, CEUs are available through a special agreement negotiated with the University of North Florida.
Committee meetings are also approved for PDHs through the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.
AREMA is also an approved provider of the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP).
Please note that your individual state board has the final authority on approving all Professional Development Hours for activities attended. The CEU and PDH forms will be available at the Conference and can be picked up at the AREMA Registration Desk or online at www.arema.org after the Conference.
The AREMA 2012 Annual Conference & Exposition registration fee includes admission to all general sessions and the Exposition. The registration fee does not include meals, travel or accommodations. An extra fee applies for the Chairmen’s Annual Luncheon on Tuesday and seminars and workshops.
Business casual attire is suggested.
Consent to Use of Photographic Images
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, the AREMA 2012 Annual Conference & Exposition and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to AREMA’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videos, electronic reproductions and audios of such events and activities.
Cancellations must be received in writing on or before August 8, 2012 to obtain a refund. A 20% processing fee will be charged for cancellations. Refunds will not be processed until after the Conference. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made after August 8, 2012. Substitutions may be made for a $60 processing fee.
Please call AREMA at +1.301.459.3200, if you have any questions.