Chicago 2016

Chicago, Illinois July 25-27, 2016

Host hotel: Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel 301 East North Water St. Chicago, IL 60611

Rate: Rates valid Thursday, July 21, through Thursday, June 30, based upon availability. Single/double ($169), plus state and local taxes.

Hotel reservations: Make your room reservations online

Room reservation deadline: June 30, 2016

Telephone numbers: Hotel: (312) 464-1000 Toll-free reservations: (888) 627-7106

Reservation code is SMART UNION GROUP

SMART meeting online registration: Register online (credit card only)

SMART meeting registration: Mail-in form (check, credit card or money order)

Parking: Valet: $63.00 per day (no discount); Self-park: $26.50 per day (50% off) Tax not included.

Chicago information: Choose Chicago

Car rental information: Rent from Avis online or call (800) 331-1600. SMART discount number is D150699.

United Airline Discount: Visit United Airlines for flight discounts to Chicago.
Offer Code: ZWKG262307 If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at (800) 426-1122, please give the following information:
Agreement Code: 262307 Z Code: ZWKG

Meeting agenda: Chicago

Click here for information about the Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel.

Golf TournamentUTU Golf Outting; Golf Outting; Golfer

The Chicago regional meeting golf tournament will be held Sunday, July 24 at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club. Tee-off time is 8:00 a.m. The cost is $80 per person, which includes greens fees for 18 holes of golf, half a cart, range balls and prizes. Space is limited; first come, first served.

Tours Sunday, July 24 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

City Highlights Tour
Behold Chicago, from its glimmering lakefront to its outdoor museum of architecture. Sample the beauty and strength of this eminent city on a four-hour tour. A guide will point out the towering downtown buildings and the upscale residences of the Gold Coast. Cruise down Michigan Avenue, “the Magnificent Mile,” home to countless renowned designers and shops. Here, guests will be given an opportunity to stretch their legs and experience the Magnificent Mile in all of its glory. After an hour of free time on the Magnificent Mile, guests will enjoy a lunch. Monday, July 25 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Architectural River Cruise
Discover the beauty and rich architectural history of Chicago by boat! There is no better way to view some of the world-famous buildings in the Windy City than seeing it by boat on the Chicago River. From the gothic greatness of the Tribune Tower to the Willis Tower, you will see it all. During your 90-minutes on board, sit back, relax and listen as your expert narrator guides you through the development of Chicago’s magnificent skyline. Enjoy a gourmet lunch box.

Themed Reception – Chicago Speakeasybasicsaxophone-300px

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.We’re having a jazzy hoot! Never mind the prohibition. When you arrive, just be cool. Give the doorman the password. Speak it really easy and he’ll let you in. Here, the horse liniment will be flowing and the beads will be swinging. So wear your pinstripes and frocks out of respect for “The Don”…if you know what I mean…