When does conference registration open for PRedict the Future?
Tickets are available now CLICK HERE to sign-up!
Can I register for more than one person when registering for myself?
No, you must register one ticket at a time. They must be separate transactions.
How much are tickets?
Tickets are $70.00
What does the ticket include?
Two full days of programming:
A site visit to world-class agencies and global fortune 500 corporate companies headquarters
Private show and networking reception at The Second City, the training ground for SNL actors like Tina Fey and Kate McKinnon
Four (4) breakout sessions
Closing reception, Light refreshments
Bus transportation to visits (if applicable)
*Conference registration does not include public transit tickets; there will be staff to help you purchase one at the event at check-in.
Can I register for just one day of the conference? Do I have to register for the full two-days of programming?
At this time, the only ticket available is to register for the full two-day conference.
When should I plan to arrive? Conference check-in will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. with Welcome Remarks at 9 a.m. on Friday, March 2nd. Please allow yourself enough time to check in and get a public transit pass.
If you are flying or driving into Chicago, we highly recommend arriving on Thursday, March 1st. Morning rush hour traffic typically adds over one hour to transit times.
If you are driving to Chicago, we recommend planning your route accordingly to arrive with enough time to leave your bags at your hotel. Although your room may not be ready, most hotels offer to hold luggage.
Where should I stay?
We recommend checking out the following places to stay:
The Drake Hotel: A historical hotel two blocks from the PRedict the Future. Going rates are starting at $108/night.
Chicago Hilton/Magnificent Mile: A Hilton boutique hotel right off Michigan Ave, Chicago’s prime shopping district with nice rooms that can accommodate up to 6 people. Going rates are $108/night.
The Tremont Chicago Hotel: A boutique hotel one block north of the PRedict the Future headquarters. Going rate is $113/night.
Hampton Inn Magnificent Mile: A Hilton brand with large rooms perfect for 4-6 people. Going rates are $83. Location is in the heart of Chicago’s shopping district and is only 3 blocks south of the PRedict the Future headquarters.
The Westin Michigan Avenue: Located one block east from the PRedict the Future headquarters. Large rooms, perfect for sharing space. Going rates are $107/night.
Courtyard By Marriott Magnificent Mile: A break bang for your buck, quality hotel by Marriot in Chicago’s shopping district only a few blocks from the PRedict the Future headquarters. Large rooms with beds and pullout couches perfect for bunking. Going rates are $84/night.
Please refine your search hotel and Airbnb search near “Watertower Place.” It is the closest large landmark to the PRedict the Future headquarters.
How can I get around the city?
Public Transit (train and bus): Upon arrival Friday morning, we will escort groups to the train station to help attendees purchase transit cards. They will be needed for most site visits.
Your registration materials will contain a map of the surrounding area.
Google Maps/Apple Maps have an option to pick your transit type: walking, driving, but also public transit. When you choose that option you can see bus routes and train routes that will work best for you.
CityMapper is a great app to help navigate the city via public transit with bus and train arrival times built in.
We recommend, downloading ridesharing apps, like Uber or Lyft to be as prepared as possible.
Where is PRedict the Future at?
The PRedict the Future headquarters is located on DePaul's Loop Campus at 247 S. State St. Chicago, IL