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FAQs

  1. What is the venue and address of this conference?
    You can find the details of the Radisson Blu Aqua and how to get there immediately below this section.
  2. When does the conference start and finish?
    14th of June: Pre-conference Day - Registration will open at 1:30pm and the pre-conference workshops will start at 3:00pm followed by the opening/welcome keynotes at 5:00pm
    The welcome drinks reception will begin at 6:00pm
    15th June: Day 1 – Registration opens at 6:45am with the opening keynote at 8:00am
    The day will end with a drinks reception at 6:15pm in the exhibition hall
    16th June: Day 2 – Registration opens at 7:00am with the opening keynote at 8:00am
    The conference will end at 1:30pm for lunch. The closing keynotes are great so you should plan to stay through the end.
  3. When should I plan to arrive?
    If you are flying into Chicago, it is advisable to come in on the 14th June so that you are well-rested and can attend all sessions that begin early on the 15th. Also, it’s a great chance to come meet the team, pick up your badge to beat the ques on the morning of the 15th and take part in our evening keynotes from Jim Tompkins and Anthony Levandowski, Co-Founder of Otto.
    If you are a local, it depends on your personal preference (and ability to wake up early!).
  4. What do I need to bring to the venue for registration?
    Your business card.
  5. Do I get discounted rates for booking a room at the venue?
    Unfortunately the Radisson Blu Aqua has sold out. However, we have secured a limited number of discounted rooms at the Sheraton Hotel - 5 mins away from the Radisson Blu Aqua. You will be given the link to this as soon as you register.
  6. Will there be any networking time at the conference?
    Yes, lots of it! At the start of the conference (14th June) there is a welcome drinks reception being held in the expo hall from 6:00pm.
    At the end of Day 1, there will be a 2 hr long networking drinks reception followed by a chance to network at an off-site venue for you to continue those important conversations.
    On both days, there will be at least two coffee breaks between sessions and an hour-long Networking Lunch. Mingling with all delegates and speakers is highly encouraged and advised.
  7. Will there be any kind of e-networker or networking tool to reach out to participants in advance of the conference?
    Yes, when you register for a Standard or Executive pass, you gain access to an e-networker to message attendees and speakers. Access is given 1 week prior to the event.
  8. Will I get recordings and slides from the conference?
    Yes, when you register for a Standard or Executive Pass, you receive all presentation slides (approved by the speakers) – in addition to a post-conference eBook of highlights as well as all poll results.
  9. What is the dress code?
    Business casual. We want you to be comfortable!
  10. I still have questions – who should I contact?
    The conference organizers Danielle Horsnell – dhorsnell@eft.com or Sarah Reynolds – sreynolds@eft.com

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago

Welcome to the first Radisson Blu in the United States, right in the heart of the Windy City. Fully destined to become a destination in itself, the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago is simply one-of-a-kind. Yet it sets the global standard for the most genuine welcome you could ever imagine. Inspired by design, driven by function, founded in the Yes I Can!SM culture, Radisson Blu is truly complete in its being.

Please note a discounted rate for this hotel will be available once your registration for the event is confirmed. Eyefortransport do not use any 3rd parties to secure or book accommodation on your behalf. Please only book directly with the hotel and not with anyone claiming to be from Eyefortransport.

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Hotel Information

  • Check-in: 3pm
  • Check-out: 11am
  • Express check-in/check-out available
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Hotel Amenities

  • Indoor and outdoor pool,
  • Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room
  • Fully equipped fitness center
  • Game room
  • Business center
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Filini Italian Restaurant

Guest Rooms

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Complimentary USA Todaynewspaper (Mon - Fri)
  • Single-serve coffee machine/tea making facility
  • Flat-panel LCD TV
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Deluxe Anne Semonin bath amenities
  • Bathrobe
  • Hair dryer
  • Turndown service on request
  • Mini bar
  • Laptop-sized, in-room safe

Concierge Services

The Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel's first-class Concierge Desk is available to assist guests with booking tours, obtaining tickets to shows and events, limo and dinner reservations, spa services and acquiring information about current events in the city of Chicago. Experience an exceptional commitment to service that aims to make every stay ideal.