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East West University

829 S Wabash Avenue

17th Floor, Lakeview Room

Chicago, Illinois, 60605


LAZ Parking

1 East 8th Street

Chicago, IL 60605


Transportation to/from Chicago O'Hare and Midway airports

Hotels Near East West University

Hilton Chicago

720 S Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60605

The Blackstone

636 S Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60605

Chicago Attractions

The conference venue is in the heart of Chicago's South Loop area. Michigan Avenue is one of the most imposing thoroughfares in America. Grant Park and Lake Michigan are located to the east of the conference venue and the towering buildings to the west form a setting that is attractive and memorable.

The architectural grandeur and beauty of downtown Chicago are world-renowned. The Chicago Public Library, Cultural Center, Adler Planetarium, the Art Institute, Field Museum of Natural History, Shedd Aquarium, Buckingham Fountain, Orchestra Hall, Soldier Field, State Street shopping, theaters, the financial district, federal and state office buildings and fine restaurants are all within easy walking distance.

Art Institute of Chicago – You can spend an entire day getting lost in all the stunning artwork this museum has to offer.

The Field Museum of Natural History  – Whether you’re a science buff or just interested in the world around you, you’ll find amazing exhibits and learning experiences in one Chicago’s most prestigious museums. Say hi to Sue, the T-Rex!

Navy Pier Centennial Wheel – Navy Pier is one of Chicago’s most famous attractions and its Centennial Wheel can give you one of the best vantage points of the city at its highest point.

Lincoln Park Zoo – On a sunny day in Chicago even locals like to stroll around this zoo, which is free and open to the public.

Museum of Science and Industry  – See the science of storms or a U-505 submarine at this iconic museum in Chicago. Its building was actually built for the Columbian Exposition or the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893!

Millennium Park – Set in the vibrant Loop area, Millennium Park is more than a park! It has art and architecture like the famous Cloud Gate or, as the locals call it, “The Bean.”

The Magnificent Mile – If you really want the whole Chicago experience, the “Mag Mile” is where everything comes together: shopping, dining, attractions, etc.

Odyssey River Cruise – Take a glass-windowed boat out on the Chicago River to admire the beauty of the city’s unique architecture.

The Willis Tower – Skydeck – Unless you’re acrophobic (fearful of heights), you’ll definitely want to experience what it’s like to live on the edge with the Skydeck on the 103rd floor of the renowned Willis Tower.

Museum Campus – The Museum Campus is the gateway to all of Chicago’s important museums as well as Soldier Field and the Lakeside Center of McCormick Place.

iFly Indoor Skydiving – A one-of-a-kind indoor skydiving experience with the thrill of lifetime memories.

Chicago’s Original Architecture Tour  – In less than two hours, you can see why Chicago is world-renowned for its architecture with this informative tour.

Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum – If the universe has always fascinated you, then this museum will astound and captivate your mind in every way!

Shedd Aquarium – Want to pet a penguin or a beluga whale? Then, you’ll want to visit the Shedd Aquarium to have these encounters and more!

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