Hotel & Travel Information
Official Symposium Hotel
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
Symposium Rate: $269+ tax / night
Reserve Now by calling: 1-800-233-4100
Symposium Rate Expires: Friday, Sept. 6, 2013
Shuttle Bus Service
Complimentary shuttle busses will run between the Sheraton and Navy Pier during the three days of the event. Bus schedules will be posted at the Navy Pier.
Taxi Service to the Navy Pier
If you are taking a taxi please instruct your driver to drop you off at Entrance 2. This is the entrance closest to Festival Hall B where our registration and exhibit hall is located. Taxi rides from the Sheraton to the Navy Pier take between 4-6 minutes and will cost around $6.
Parking at the Navy Pier
Navy Pier has self parking garages, and offers a standard rate of $20/day (Monday through Friday). In order to get closest to the event facilities please park in the East Parking Garage and follow signs for Entrance 2.
Getting to Chicago
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