Consider extending your stay in Chicago and discover iconic attractions, shopping, museums, cultural activities, dining options, and more. Arrive early or stay into the weekend after conference and learn why Chicago has been voted America’s “Best Big City” seven years running.

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Conference attendees will have a free evening on Thursday, October 10. For those who may wish to visit the city center to enjoy one of Chicago’s countless dinner destinations – whether on Thursday night or as part of an extended stay – the conference host hotel, the Renaissance Chicago Glenview Suites makes a fine starting point.

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There are also a host of destinations to choose from close by the hotel. Nearby dining options are likewise plentiful, whether you have a taste for Greek, Japanese, or Indonesian food, or a hankering for seafood, steak, or pizza.

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