Venue & Hospitality
Doubletree by Hilton Chicago North Shore Conference Center
9599 Skokie Blvd. Skokie IL 60077, USA
Conference Dates: September 25-26, 2017
(10 Plenary Forums - 1Event)
Hotel Services & Amenities
- Audio/Visual Equipment Rental.
- Business Center.
- Business Phone Service.
- Complimentary Printing Service.
- Express Mail.
- Meeting Rooms.
- Office Rental.
- Photo Copying Service.
- Secretarial Service.
- Video Conference.
- Video Messaging.
- Video Phone.
- Baggage Storage.
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