Location and Travel


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Event Venue
The 2019 Leaders Institute will be held at the Gleacher Center on Saturday, home of the presenting sponsor Chicago Booth Civic Scholars Program and at Convene on Sunday and Monday.

August 10 Location
Gleacher Center
450 Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611

August 11-12 Location
16 W Adams St
Chicago, IL 60603

Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront
71 E Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Getting to Chicago

Chicago has two airports: Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and Chicago Midway (MDW).  Both are accessible by the L Subway.  Please visit the airport website for more details on how to get to and from the airport to the city.  Make sure to keep traffic conditions in mind when making travel arrangements.

Hotel Accommodations

YNPN National has secured a block of discounted hotel rooms at the Wyndham Grand with a discounted rate of $189 + taxes currently at 17.4%. To make a reservation, please visit https://book.passkey.com/e/49934898Reservations must be made by Friday, July 19 at 5:00pm CDT in order to secure the discounted rate.

Check-in: 3:00 PM | Check-out: 12:00 PM

Please note that YNPN National will not be covering the cost of hotel rooms, however we will facilitate connections between chapter leaders in need of roommates in order to share costs.

Transit and Parking

Both Gleacher Center and Convene are accessible via the L Subway, CTA Buses and have parking located in nearby garages. Please visit their websites for more information.

Overnight parking is $65 per day for guests at the Wyndham Grand.

Things to Do

Downtown Chicago features many things to do from educational and historic museums, sporting events and arenas, walking and biking trails, bars and restaurants and plenty of entertainment.

Check out these sites for things to do, see and eat while you’re in Chicago:

Top 10 Things to Do in Chicago

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