General Information

This year’s Conference will take place on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, Lakeside Center. 

Online registration for the conference will open May 6, 2013.   Tickets are $225 for women business owners and $250 for all others on or before September 1, 2013; after September 1, 2013, tickets become $300 for everyone, in advance and at the door.  Ticket fee includes access to all conference events, including meals and the Mart.  Individual session tickets may also be purchased for the Women’s Forum Breakfast, Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon, and Women’s Business & Buyers Mart and are $125 each for everyone; please note these are individual session only tickets and do not allow access to other Conference events.

Parking is available at McCormick Place, Lakeside Center.  Please follow the signs to Lot C parking.  At this time, there are no discounts on parking.

A complimentary coat and luggage check will be available for your use at the event; this will be located by registration. 

Upon your arrival at McCormick Place, Lakeside Center, please check-in at Registration, located just inside Hall D2 on the east side of the building on the third level, where you will receive your registration packet, including your name badge, meal tickets and conference materials.  All online Registrants will check-in at the Pre-Registered counters, which will be alphabetical by your last name.  Registration will open at 7:30 a.m. on September 26, 2013.

All facilities are handicapped accessible. 

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