Hotel and Registration Information: 2017 Joint Meeting/Midyear Meeting

ISBA/IJA Joint Meeting 2017

ISBA Midyear Meeting
(Joint meeting with the Illinois Judges Association)
December 7 - 9, 2017
Palmer House Hilton
17 E. Monroe St, Chicago (map and directions)

Advance registration for the Joint Meeting is closed, but you can still register at the meeting.

Midyear Meeting Registration

All attendees are required to register for the Midyear Meeting. Registration permits attendance at all "Complimentary to Registered Attendees" programs and events. Members participating in any Midyear Meeting events or programs, including but not limited to attendance at receptions, Section Council, Committee or Assembly meetings who do not pre-register, will be assessed the On-site Registration Fee.

Midyear Meeting Advance Registration Fee

  • $75 lawyers and judges
  • $50 spouse or guest

On-site Registration Fee

  • $100 lawyers and judges
  • $50 spouse or guest

CLE Registration

Attendees who register for CLE programs only are not required to register for the Midyear Meeting. However, participation in any Midyear Meeting events or programs, including but not limited to attendance at receptions, Section Council, Committee or Assembly meetings, does require Midyear Meeting registration. The CLE programs are not included in the Joint Meeting/Midyear Meeting. Information, including registration, may be accessed by following these links:

IBF Fellows Breakfast

Please note: The IBF Fellows Breakfast will be held separate of the Joint/Midyear Meeting this year. The Fellows of the Illinois Bar Foundation will honor both Justice James Wexstten and Jayne Reardon with Distinguished Service to Law and Society Awards, and Justice Mary Anne Mason with the Honorary Fellow Award at this year’s Breakfast. Additional details, including registration, may be accessed by following this link: https://www.illinoisbarfoundation.org/events-1

Joint Luncheon Registration

Illinois Judges Association members who are attending IJA functions only are not required to register for the ISBA Midyear Meeting but must register and/or purchase tickets for those functions through the IJA directly. However, participation in any ISBA Midyear Meeting events or programs, including but not limited to attendance at receptions, Section Council, Committee or Assembly meetings, does require ISBA Midyear Meeting registration.

Refunds

The Joint Meeting registration fee will only be refunded for cancellations received in writing by Friday, December 1st. Refunds for events, including meal functions and programs will only be made on cancellations requested 72 hours prior to the specific event. Cancellations and requests for refunds should be directed to kweaver@isba.org. Refunds requested outside of the outlined refund guidelines will require approval from the Director of Finance & Administrative Services and the Executive Director.

Joint Meeting Tickets

Name badges and ticket requests for all events will be held for pick-up at the meeting. There will be separate ISBA, IJA and CLE registration desks located on the Fourth Floor.

Special Needs

Attorneys with special needs, such as those who are physically-challenged, have food allergies or nursing mothers, can contact the Midyear Meeting Coordinator at kweaver@isba.org at least one week prior to the program to determine how ISBA can facilitate their attendance. Venues for ISBA conferences are selected for maximum accessibility.

Visually-impaired members are welcome to bring an additional individual at no additional charge to take notes or assist at any program. (Please be sure to register the assistant, as space is sometimes limited.)

A private lactation room will be designated and a key for the room will be available at the ISBA Registration Desk.

Members with dietary restrictions or food allergies must notify the Midyear Meeting Coordinator at kweaver@isba.org at least one week in advance of the event in order to provide the venue with necessary time to accommodate the request. Although we make every effort possible to accommodate all requests, we are unable to guarantee special dietary requests made onsite.

Hotel Reservations

Picture of the Palmer House

The 2017 Midyear Meeting will be held December 7th – 9th at the Palmer House Hilton located at 17 East Monroe Street in Chicago. Our conference rate for 2017 is $179 for single or double occupancy, plus applicable taxes. Reservations at the Palmer House Hilton may be made on-line at https://aws.passkey.com/go/IllinoisStateBar

The deadline for making reservations for lodging is on or before November 13th. Reservations received after this date will be subject to availability. The deposit will be forfeited for all no-shows, early departures and cancellations less than 72 hours prior to arrival.

Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.


Midyear/Joint Meeting Home

Online registration is closed, but you can still register at the meeting