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Join us before and after the Member Meeting to connect with your fellow members.

We’ve got great optional activities you can enjoy before and after the Summer Member Meeting. (Use the form at the bottom of the page to sign up.)

Coming early or staying late? We’ve planned a wide range of relaxing and fun ways to hang out with your fellow members before and after the event.

Some activities include extra fees that we’ll add to your registration when you reserve your spot.

Register for an adventure using the form below

McDonald’s Command Center Fireside Chat

Tuesday, July 18, 10 AM – 11:30 AM

Sign up for a fireside chat on the future of social media command centers at McDonald’s downtown headquarters.

Cost: Free
Where: 351 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654

Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise

Tuesday, July 18, 10 AM – 12:30 PM

Come see the city with us on a relaxing river cruise. CAF-certified tour guides will interpret more than 50 buildings along the Chicago River.

Cost: $25
Where: Chicago Architecture Foundation — 112 E Upper Wacker Drive

Field Museum Trip

Tuesday, July 18, 11 AM – 1 PM

We’ll all meet for a tour of one of the world’s most famous museums, just blocks from our hotel.

Cost: $30
Where: Field Museum — 1400 S Lake Shore Drive

Brunch at Yolk – South Loop

Tuesday, July 18, 11 AM – 1 PM

Get a head start on meeting your tribe and eating some great food over brunch.

Cost: Cost of your own food and drinks
Where: Yolk — 1120 S Michigan Avenue

Morning Walk/Run at the Hyatt

Wednesday, July 19, and Thursday, July 20, 6 AM – 7 AM

Join us for a refreshing walk or run along the Chicago Harbor on both Wednesday and Thursday morning before the Member Meeting.

Cost: Free
Where: Meet in the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place lobby (Hyatt’s suggested six-mile route)

Dinner and Drinks at Opart Thai House – South Loop

Thursday, July 20, 6 PM

Grab some authentic Thai food in a casual, cozy environment, wind down, and say your “see you laters” to your tribe.

Cost: Cost of your own food and drinks
Where: Opart Thai House — 1906 S State Street

Sunset Paddle on the River

Thursday, July 20, 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Join us for a leisurely paced kayak paddle down the South Branch of the Chicago River and enjoy the city during the golden hour. Wateriders recommends water-friendly clothing and shoes and a water bottle. Bring electronics at your own risk. Wateriders has onsite storage for backpacks and other personal belongings.

Cost: $45
Where: Wateriders Sunset Paddle — 500 N Kingsbury Street

Activities Registration