Fall Marketing Workshop: Oak Brook

The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus: 2815 Jorie Boulevard
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
1/1/0001 12:00 AM - 1/1/0001 12:00 AM
Register before 1/1/0001 12:00 AM for early registration fee
The Event is All About You!
For four days in October, you will be the most powerful person in the American Marketing Association. Our entire Marketing Workshop will be planned around you, and your career will be our focus. The Marketing Workshop topics are as current as today’s business section. Whichever topics you choose, you’ll bring back practical knowledge and proven methods you can use every day. Tutorial Topic Areas include:

- Strategic Marketing
- Measuring & Managing Customer Loyalty & Customer Commitment
- Branding
Customer Information & Relationship Marketing
Sales Effectiveness

Connect with the Best People
Even though the Marketing Workshop is your personal training, you certainly won’t be alone. Establish and grow relationships with today’s industry leaders and other forward-thinking marketers from every field.

Choose It…Then Use It!
Look through the ‘Program-at-a-Glance’ and the detailed Agenda, and choose the tutorials you want. Then be sure to register today. When you do, you’ll have a customized schedule of powerful, personal training sessions – all just for you!

Click Here to View the Program At-A-Glance


Click Here to View the Tutorial Descriptions

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Enter this once-private retreat to experience an Oak Brook hotel unlike any other. The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus offers exemplary amenities in an unparalleled setting. Featuring the renowned event venues of Hamburger University, acres of lush forestry filled with an outdoor team challenge adventure course and extensive choices for fun, this hotel in Oak Brook is ideal for VIP meetings, team-building exercises, weekend conferences, or simply as an intriguing escape from your average getaway. A new spa, family scavenger hunts, health club, 70-foot lap indoor pool, indoor and outdoor dining options, and cozy fireplaces add the perfect touches to the resort-like hotel, making your stay at this Oak Brook Illinois Hyatt Lodge exceptional.

The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus
Hamburger University
2815 Jorie Boulevard
Oak Brook, IL   60523 
Telephone: 1 630.990.5800
Reservations: 1 630.990.5800
Fax Number:  1 630.990.8287
Website:  www.thelodge.hyatt.com
City Website:  http://www.dupagecvb.com


Room Rates:  
$179.00 single/double occupancy
$199.00 triple/quad occupancy
(plus applicable taxes, currently 9%)
Rates will be honored three days prior and post of the meeting dates, based on availability.

Cut-Off Date:                        September 27, 2008

The AMA has negotiated special group rates for the AMA Marketing Workshop Conference. You must make your hotel reservations by September 27, 2008 and properly identify yourself to qualify for the special
group rate.  After September 27, 2008, the rooms will be released for sale to the general public, and all reservations will be accepted on a space
available basis at the hotel's available rate - not at the group rate. A deposit equal to (1) one night’s room & tax is required to hold each reservation.  The deposit is refundable if cancellation notice is received at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to arrival.  Check in time is 3:00pm, and check out is
12:00pm.  Anyone arriving earlier than 3:00pm will be checked in as soon as room(s) become available. Guests checking out early will be assessed an early departure fee of $50.00.  Upon check in, guests will be asked to verify their departure date.  At that time, scheduled departure dates may be altered. 

Complimentary SELF PARKING is available at the hotel.

VALET PARKING is available for $12.00 overnight & includes in/out privileges (rates are subject to change without notice).

From O'Hare International Airport ORD (15 miles):
Take the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) South. Exit onto I-88 West. Pay one toll. Travel 1 mile on I-88 West and exit onto Route 83 South. Proceed to exit on 31st Street. At the light, turn left onto 31st Street. Continue to Jorie Blvd. Turn Left onto Jorie Blvd. At second stop light, turn right onto Ronald Lane. At the first stop sign, turn left. Hotel is on the left and parking is on the right.                                                           

From Midway Airport MDW (18 miles):
Take I-55 South to I-294 North. Proceed north, exiting onto I-88 West. Pay one toll. Travel 1 mile on I-88 West and exit onto Route 83 South. Proceed to exit on 31st Street. At the light, turn left onto 31st Street. Continue to Jorie Blvd. Turn Left onto Jorie Blvd.  At second stop light, turn right onto Ronald Lane. At the first stop sign, turn left. Hotel is on the left and parking is
on the right.

Once on the McDonald's Campus, all signage for the hotel states The Lodge, there are no signs indicating Hyatt outside of the hotel.


United Airlines                                                     
Purchase your ticket online at www.united.com and receive a 5% discount off the lowest applicable fares.  After you link to www.united.com, enter your origin and destination, travel dates. Click on more search options and enter your promotion code number 578TN; then we will display the available flights.  There are no fees for booking on line at www.united.com when you use the special promotion code.   Code is case sensitive so please use capital letters.

To check schedules and to take advantage of this offer, please visit, www.united.com

If you already are a Mileage Plus member you will receive 1000 bonus miles.  Not a member yet? Sign up at united.com to start your account towards free travel.

American Airlines
American Airlines offers a 5% discount on AA, American Eagle and AmericanConnections. Go to www.aa.com to book your flights or contact the American Airlines Meeting Services desk at 1.800.433.1790 for assistance with reservations and ticket purchase. The authorization number or promotion code for ORD-Chicago is A78H8AE.

- Valid for 5% discount travel from all markets where American Airlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection Service and all oneworld Alliance Partners (collectively "American Airlines").
- The percentage discount can be booked on-line at www.aa.com for AA/AE flights only.  Use the authorization number noted above as the aa.com promotion code. Certain restrictions apply.
- Not valid for use in conjunction with any other discounted type fare, i.e. Senior, Child, Mlty./Govt., non-discountable excursion fares.
- Discounts will apply to discountable fares where American Airlines, American Airlines codeshare, or oneworld alliance partners are involved.  AA must be the governing carrier.

AMA's travel coordinator, Tower Travel Management, is available to assist with reservations as well.  Call 1 800.542.9700 within the U.S. and Canada.  Reservation lines are open Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. CST or, you may contact them via email at association@towertravel.com. 

Tower Travel will proactively research airfares on ALL airline carriers to ensure that the lowest available fares are offered to all attendees.  They are dedicated to providing superior customer service and hassle-free travel arrangements.  Please note that fees, restrictions and cancellation penalties will apply.

Rental Car:                          
For your convenience, the American Marketing Association has made arrangements with Avis for your car rental needs.  Special rates have been negotiated for you.  Please contact

1 800.331.1600 to reserve a car. In addition, please be sure to use the AVIS Worldwide Discount Number:  D098599.  Avis Online Conference link: http://tinyurl.com/2tjks7 

Ground Transportation:                 
American Taxi (630.920.9480): Approx $30.00 one way and $2.00 for each additional person.
City Suburban Taxi (630.495.5555): Approx $30.00 one way
West Suburban Travelers Limo Inc (630-668-9600): Approx $30.00 one way for first person and $7.00 for each additional person

American Taxi (630.920.9480): Approx $35.00 one way and $2.00 for each additional person.
City Suburban Taxi (630.495.5555): Approx $35.00 one way
West Suburban Travelers Limo Inc (630-668-9600): Approx $35.00 one way for first person and $7.00 for each additional person

Please call ahead to make a reservation and reserve a suburban taxi and rate.  Not all taxis at the airport are suburban and city taxis are double the cost.

COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE: Shuttle service within a 5 mile radius of the hotel.

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