Our 27th event will be held at the Conrad Chicago, located in downtown Chicago near Michigan Avenue with close proximity to Nordstrom, American Girl Place, The Shops at North Bridge, Water Tower Place, 900 North Michigan, Apple Store, Niketown Chicago and MORE.

The entrance to the Conrad Chicago shown at night

The Conrad Chicago

521 North Rush Street
Chicago, IL 60611
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Be sure to request the
'Riemer Annual Conference Rate'
Group/Convention Code: RAC
Room rate:
$185 single or double occupancy
Cut-off date:
March 21, 2011

The Conrad Chicago is located at 521 North Rush Street, between Grand Avenue and Illinois Street, within the Magnificent Mile. The hotel offers enclosed access to The Shops at Northbridge and is a short walk from the city's most exclusive retailers, dining, attractions and entertainment.

Internet Access

Wired and wireless high-speed Internet access is complementary in all guest rooms. Wireless Internet access will be available in some meeting rooms, but not in the educational session rooms.

Getting There

From Distance from Hotel   Drive Time   Available Transportation
Chicago-OHare International Airport   28 km. / 18 mi. 45 min. Taxi
Chicago Midway Airport 20 km. / 13 mi. 30 min. Taxi
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What to Bring

The weather can vary widely in Chicago during the Spring, so you will want to pack accordingly. Particularly, you should pack something warm for the evening events. Average temperatures in April for Chicago are between 57° and 39°. Dress for all sessions and social events is business casual. You may want to bring a sweater if you get chilly in conference rooms.

What to See and Do

So many attractions beckon that we just can’t cover them all here. Here are a few places to start:




Sporting Arenas

Famous Chicago Spots