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Our top priority remains the health and safety of our attendees, speakers and staff. By adhering to COVID-19 safety guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities we aim to create a safe, welcoming environment for all in-person attendees. Review CREW Network's waiver of liability and indemnity related to COVID-19.

In light of the rising number of COVID-19 cases globally, we are requiring all registered attendees, speakers and CREW Network staff to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test, taken within 72 hours of arrival at the Hilton Chicago, to participate in the convention. CREW Network will follow CDC guidelines and attendees will be required to follow mask mandates. Proof of vaccination methods and testing details are provided on the COVID-19 protocol page.

COVID-19 Protocol Details


Fees

Convention Registration

 
Member
$1,099 USD (early rate)
$1,199 USD (after 8/12)
 
Full-Time Student*
$89 USD
 
Nonmember
$2,299 USD (early rate)
$2,399 USD (after 8/12)
 
*Reserved for full-time college and university level students only. Verification may be requested post-registration. 

 

Optional Activities

 
Fall Leadership Summit
$275 USD (member) / $550 USD (nonmember)
 
Peer Exchange Sessions
$50 USD (two peer exchange session limit)
 
Foundation Fundraiser
SOLD OUT
 

 

Learning Excursions

 

Wednesday

Historic Pullman – From the Industrial Revolution to the Green Revolution
 
SOLD OUT
 
Tour of Tribune Tower & Architectural Center Boat Cruise
 
SOLD OUT
 
CBOE’s New Trading Floor – Open Outcry Trading Is Not Dead Yet
 
SOLD OUT
 
A Tale of Two City (Apartment Buildings): One Chicago/Wolf Point
 
SOLD OUT
 

Thursday

The Old Post Office and Willis Tower Deliver Vitality to the South Loop
 
SOLD OUT
 
A River Runs Through It – The Chicago Riverwalk
 
SOLD OUT
 
“La Rapsodia Bohemia” Pilsen Historic District
$125 USD
 
From Meat Market to Money Market - Fulton Market District
 
SOLD OUT
 
Bronzeville - The Impacts of Red Lining and Hope That Grows in Green
 
$75 USD
 
The Controversy of Cabrini Green’s Transformation
 
$50 USD
 

Friday

Boutique to Boom - Lincoln Park Retail Offers It All
 
SOLD OUT
 
Play Ball! Wrigleyville’s Got Game
SOLD OUT
 
1871 - Chicago’s Tech Incubator
SOLD OUT
 
Devil in the White City Tour
SOLD OUT
 

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FAQS

What is included in my registration fee?

  • Access to eight networking sessions
  • Four general sessions
  • Breakout sessions, mega sessions and conversation corners
  • Access to Netwalk/Netrun and Pilates sessions
  • Heavy hors d’oeuvres and two bar beverages at the Marketplace and Welcome Reception
  • Continental breakfast on Thursday and Friday
  • Plated lunch on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in meeting spaces

Is there a room block at the venue?

The 2022 CREW Network Convention is being held at the Hilton Chicago located at 720 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60605, USA. CREW Network has contracted a limited number of hotel rooms at a group rate of $279 + tax (single or double) USD per night (Monday - Thursday).

PLEASE NOTE: Contracted rooms for Tuesday, Sept. 20 have sold out. Limited rooms are available for this date at a rate of $359 USD + tax.

CREW Network has contracted a limited number of hotel rooms at a group rate of $279 + tax (single or double) USD per night (Monday - Thursday). The discounted rate will be offered until 5 p.m. (CDT) on Sept. 2, or until the room block has been filled, whichever occurs first.

Convention registration is required to make a hotel room reservation

To ensure that every attendee has an opportunity to reserve a room and to minimize attrition costs, you must be registered for the event in order to make a hotel room reservation in our room block. Once you register for the CREW Network Convention, you will receive a link to the Hilton Chicago online reservation service in your confirmation email from CREW Network.

The hotel rooming list will be monitored by CREW Network to make sure only registrants are holding rooms. Any room reservations within the CREW Network room block unaccompanied by a registration may be subject to cancellation. We appreciate your support of CREW Network's negotiated rates and your understanding of our hotel room block obligations.

If you require additional assistance with your hotel reservation, please contact us.

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Does CREW Network offer hotel bookings, airport transportation or other similar services?

No. Be aware of unauthorized vendors. CREW Network will never contact you to offer hotel bookings, airport transportation or other similar services. Please be aware of scams where someone calls or emails acting as a lodging coordinator or travel partner. All hotel reservations are to be made directly via the meeting registration link we send you or post on our website, or by contacting a member of the CREW Network staff. If you have questions about any unauthorized solicitation, please contact our staff at +1 (785) 832-1808 or email crewnetworkevents@crewnetwork.org for assistance.


What is the refund policy?

Convention Registration

  • Cancellation deadline is Sept. 9: all cancellations are subject to a $150 USD administrative fee and must be submitted to CREW Network in writing by Sept. 9. Please send requests by email to crewnetworkevents@crewnetwork.org.

Optional Activities
Optional activity fees are nonrefundable unless the activity is canceled by CREW Network. A minimum number of participants is required for some activities to operate and other external factors may also contribute to the cancellation of an activity. If desired, registrants can sell/trade unwanted optional activity purchases to other attendees. Registrants can coordinate prior to the event using CREWbiz or the CREW Network app to sell/trade onsite. During the convention a bulletin board will be placed near onsite registration for this purpose. Selling is not facilitated by CREW Network staff and is the responsibility of the individual.

Substitutions
Substitutions are allowed for the program in its entirety but are not permitted for individual sessions. Substitutions may be requested via email until Sept. 16 at crewnetworkevents@crewnetwork.org. The substitute must agree to the terms of attending in person and will be required to sign a waiver onsite. If applicable, differences in registration rates (member/nonmember) must be paid prior to or at the event.


What is the recommended attire?

Business casual attire is recommended. Session rooms are often cool, and attendees are advised to dress in layers. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended for learning excursions. Suggested attire for the CREW Network Foundation fundraising event is flapper and dapper.


What is the attendee list and photography policy?

By registering for this event, you are giving CREW Network permission to include your name, employer and CREW Network chapter affiliation (if applicable) on attendee lists. Please note that CREW Network does not sell attendee contact information to any third party. In addition, by virtue of attending the event, CREW Network has permission to use any photos, videos, or images captured onsite for future promotional purposes. Due to privacy regulations, if you are a resident of the UK or EU and would not like to be photographed, please contact Laura Lewis at LauraL@crewnetwork.org.


Can I download an attendee list?

No. CREW Network is responsible for the privacy of personal data for our members, and this is a priority for our organization. To protect our attendees and prevent the distribution of contact information for bulk emails and electronic spamming, CREW Network does not allow the attendee list to be downloaded. CREW Network members may access full contact information via CREWbiz by clicking on the name of any member attendee in the published attendee list. Registrants can also connect via the event within the CREW Network app.

Beware of Unauthorized List Sales Claims
Please be aware that we do not sell the lists of attendees or exhibitors to anyone at any time. Should you receive unsolicited emails from people claiming to have the attendee list, you are encouraged to forward them to support@crewnetwork.org, where they will be analyzed for tracing and further action.


My chapter has given me a scholarship to pay for the registration. How do I use it?

Your chapter will need to submit payment for your registration, or they may expect you to register and request reimbursement. Please check with the appropriate chapter/company contact to confirm this process.


I need to submit a request to my employer to cover the cost. Does CREW Network have a form I can use?

Yes! CREW Network has a template available to ask your employer to support your participation in the CREW Network Convention.  Download the sample letter via CREWbiz (CREW member login required).


I need to register multiple people. Do I have to do them individually?

No. Online registration allows for up to 15 people to be registered in one transaction. Follow the prompts to select the first person's fees, answer the required questions and you will see an "Add Registrant" button which can be clicked to select from existing records in the CREW Network database or to add a record to the CREW Network database. Select the appropriate registration fees and sessions, answer questions and either continue adding more individuals or go to the checkout to pay.

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When one individual registers multiple people, the individual is agreeing to the terms on behalf of all individuals they are registering. The Individual must share and obtain agreement to the information stated in the waiver prior to submitting registrations for others. Review CREW Network's waiver of liability and indemnity related to COVID-19.


I want to register but I don't know my password. Should I create a new record?

No. First try the forgot password tool and enter in any email addresses you might have used previously to see if you have an existing account. Login instructions will be emailed to that account if you have a record. If there is no existing account, you should follow the prompts to create a new account.


I know I have an account but the email is old and I cannot access it. Who can help me?

Call the CREW Network global headquarters at +1 (785) 832-1808 or email crewnetworkevents@crewnetwork.org for assistance.


I registered but I cannot find my receipt. Can I access it online?

Yes! Download and print your CREW receipts via your account page under My Account > Invoices & Receipts > Closed Invoices.


Who do I contact for special accommodations?

If you require special accommodations (hearing/visually impaired, etc.) to fully participate, please email a written description of your needs to crewnetworkevents@crewnetwork.org.