The first step in experiencing everything #GWA2018 has to offer is getting there! Learn more about hotel reservations and travel discounts available exclusively to #GWA2018 attendees. Unless otherwise noted, all conference activities will be held at Navy Pier and the Hyatt Regency Chicago, the conference host hotel.
Rates and Availability
The #GWA2018 host hotel will be the Hyatt Regency Chicago located in downtown Chicago and is one of
the hotels also used for the IGC Show. GWA has negotiated a discounted rate of $199 single/double (does not include taxes). Shuttles will be available to and from Navy Pier
on a limited schedule TBA. Click HERE to book your reservation at the GWA discounted rate online. You can
also contact Hyatt Reservations directly at 1.800.233.1234. Be sure to mention that you are attending GWA to receive the conference rate. These rates are available
(subject to availability) from August 11 - August 17, 2018.
The cut-off for reservations is Friday, July 20, 2018,
Hyatt Regency Chicago WILL SELL OUT
so make your reservations early!
Conference registration does not include lodging. All attendees are responsible for making their own travel arrangements. Click here to make reservations online or call the Hyatt Regency Chicago at 1.800.233.1234. If making reservations by telephone, please ask for the GWA group rate to receive the discounted room rate.
Find Parking in Downtown Chicago
With so much to see and do in the Windy City, don't waste time looking for downtown Chicago parking. Download the free app before you arrive in Chicago.
Use SpotHero to book parking in downtown Chicago in advance at affordable prices all around the city, including the Loop, along the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, hotels, museums, and much more.
SpotHero offers downtown Chicago parking across numerous lots and garages to help make your trip out in the city as convenient as possible. Downtown Chicago parking rates are subject to change depending on the date and time of the reservation selected.
For more information on parking, please click here.
About the Hyatt Regency Chicago
Hyatt Regency Chicago offers a chic, downtown retreat located steps from the Magnificent Mile and iconic Chicago destinations. Slip away for an afternoon at the Art Institute of Chicago, ride on the Chicago Architectural Foundation’s boat tour, or snap a photo in front of Cloud Gate, locally known as the Bean. Whether you’re here on business or for a weekend getaway, savor the unparalleled views of downtown and Navy Pier when you stay at Hyatt Regency Chicago.
Looking for a Roomate?
To assist you in coordinating your accomodations and travel, we have created the #GWA2018 Roommate Matrix to allow attendees to provide their information and connect with potential roommates. Click here to get started.
Note: GWA makes this program accessible as a courtesy to GWA members who will attend the Annual GWA meeting. GWA assumes no liability for the use of this program, and makes no claims as to the reliability of the information displayed on this site. Theresource is a voluntary schedule offered by GWA but completed and acted upon by GWA members. GWA assumes that members will make their best efforts to provide accurate and reliable information in connection with this program, but GWA is not responsible for errors, omissions, typographical errors, or the general or detailed accuracy of the information being displayed. GWA members using this site assume all risks that may attach to the program and agree by using the program that GWA is released from any and all liability regarding the program. If any GWA member using this resource becomes aware of any misleading information, please contact GWA at 212.297.2198 and report the details of such misleading information.
Delta Air Lines is offering special discounted* airfares for GWA members traveling across world. Discounts vary, depending on the class of ticket purchased, up to 10% off the fare.
To take advantage of these Travel Discounts for flights:
- Visit www.delta.com and click on Book a Trip
- Click on the Advanced Search link
- Fill out your departure and arrival information and enter the code NMPN3 (NEW CODE FOR 2017) in the Meeting Event Code box
You may also call Delta Meeting Network® Reservations at 1.800.328.1111. (Please use the same phone number to make changes to an existing Delta Meetings Network reservation.)
Please note that discounts vary depending on the class of ticket purchased and not all fares will be eligible; fare rules determine eligibility. This discount is not valid with
other discounts, certificates, coupons or other promotional offers.
Avis & Budget
Kellen, GWA management company, has partnered with Avis Budget Group as their primary car rental vendors, which we are able to pass on to all Conference attendees. Enjoy great low rates, discounts and more! For Avis reservations, please click here. For Budget reservations, please click here.
When making your reservation, please note:
- Company Name: Kellen Company
- Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Code: D619101
- Budget Corporate Discount (BCD) Code: D958401
Using the Discount
If you already have a profile, add Kellen's discount codes, D619101 for AVIS Wizard and D958401 for Budget Fastbreak, to your account to receive the rates and benefits Kellen has already negotiated on your behalf. Negotiated insurances are not included.
Making a Reservation
To make a reservation visit www.avis.com or www.budget.com. Your profile is tied to the Kellen program and will give you the rates and benefits that have been negotiated by Kellen. If lower promotional rates are available, they will automatically provide those. If you did not create a profile with Avis or Budget add the discount code to the reservation by using the drop down box.
Detailed instructions on how to make a reservation with Avis can be found here and instructions for Budget can be found here. You can also book and manage your rentals on your smartphone using the Avis and Budget apps.
Parking Garages Nearest Hyatt Regency Chicago
(Additional Public Parking close to Hyatt Regency Chicago)
*Rates subject to change without notice
Hyatt Regency Parking - 151 E Upper Wacker Dr
Park Millennium Garage – 221 N Stetson St
1 Hour or Less $16.00
lllinois Center Garage - 111 E Upper Wacker Dr
0 Hours – 20 minutes $11.00
Millennium Garages – 5 S Columbus
SP + Parking @ Michigan Plaza – 205 N Michigan
0-20 minutes: $12.00
303 E. Wacker Garage – 303 E Upper Wacker Dr
0 Hours – 30 minutes: $10.00
Note: Early bird special- IN from 8:30a- 9:30a, OUT by 2:00p, $15.00 rate
Please contact us at 212.297.2198 or firstname.lastname@example.org.