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Start: Wednesday, May 31, 7:30 a.m. Central End: Thursday, June 1, 2:00 p.m. Central


Westin Chicago River North 320 North Dearborn Street Chicago, Illinois, 60654 P: 312.744.1900 |

All conference programming, with the exception of Site Visits, will take place at the Westin Chicago River North.

GEO has reserved a block of rooms at the Westin at a discounted rate of $289 plus tax per night. To take advantage of the GEO group rate, please make your reservation with the hotel directly by Monday, May 8, 2017. Please note that the room block may reach capacity before this date, so we urge you to book early. Please be aware of the hotel’s cancellation policy. All rooms can be reserved and rates honored over the following nights: Tuesday, May 30; Wednesday, May 31; and Thursday, June 1. A limited number of discounted rooms are available prior to and after these dates. If you encounter any problems securing a room at the hotel, please contact

Room rates:

  • $289 (single or double occupancy), plus 17.4 percent state and local tax per night
  • $319 (triple occupancy), plus 17.4 percent state and local tax per night
  • $349 (quadruple occupancy), plus 17.4 percent state and local tax per night

Please do not make travel arrangements until you have registered for the event and received confirmation from GEO’s registration team.


Chicago is served by O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Midway International Airport (MDW). ORD is an estimated 17 miles from downtown Chicago, an approximate $40 cab fare. MDW is an estimated 11 miles from downtown Chicago, an approximate $30 cab fare. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) offers train and bus service from both ORD and MDW. Shared ride services are also available from both airports.

Hotel Parking: Self-parking is available at a nearby garage for $59 per day. Valet parking is available at the hotel for $72 per day.

Discounts on Ground Transportation

Airport Super Shuttle: Receive 10 percent off any reservation made online. GEO’s special discount code is: C5KZR. You may book your reservation with Super Shuttle by clicking here. Dollar Rent A Car: Book your rental car with Dollar and receive the best available rate when you use GEO’s promo code: CM0695. Reservations should be made with Dollar by clicking here. WEATHER AND ATTIRE Business casual dress is recommended. Average temperatures for Chicago are in the low-to-mid 70s. We recommend that you bring a sweater or shawl as meeting room temperatures do vary.


The Westin Chicago River North is located downtown, close to many of Chicago’s top activities and attractions, including Navy Pier, Millennium Park, the Chicago Riverwalk and 360 CHICAGO (formerly the John Hancock Observatory). You can learn more about what Chicago has to offer by visiting the Chicago tourism website.