United Airlines is offering discounts of up to 10 percent off of fares for ONA14 travel. To activate the discount, go to united.com, choose your flight times and insert ZRMU323905 in the Offer Code box. Or call a travel professional or United Meetings at (800) 426-1122, and refer to Z Code ZRMU and Agreement Code 323905.
Parking is available onsite for people driving to the conference. Rates can be found here.
Getting to downtown Chicago
There are a variety of transportation options to the hotel from both O’Hare and Midway.
A shuttle service from O’Hare International Airport for the downtown hotels departs every 10 to 15 minutes throughout the day. To O’Hare International Airport, the shuttle departs the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers every half hour at :25 and :55 past the hour between 4:55 a.m. and 7:25 p.m. Click here to reserve and save 15 percent.
From O’Hare, $35 to $40; from Midway, $25 to $30.
O’Hare — Blue Line Train
24-hour service; cost is $2.25 one-way per person; travel time to downtown is 40 minutes; exit train at LAKE/CLARK. The hotel is approximately a $5 taxi ride from the train station, or a 10-minute walk.
Midway — Orange Line Train
Hours are 5:15 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.; cost is $2.25 one-way per person; travel time to downtown is 25 minutes; exit train at LAKE/CLARK. The hotel is approximately a $5 taxi ride from the train station, or a 10-minute walk.
Once you get to town, get out and about! Millennium Park, Navy Pier, the world-famous Art Institute of Chicago, the Field Museum of Natural History (site of Thursday night’s ONA14 Opening Reception) and shopping on the Magnificent Mile are all easy to get to from the Sheraton via train, bus, taxi, walking or Uber.
Uber is sponsoring rides for ONA14. If you are new to Uber, use the promo code ONA14CHI to get $25 off your first ride (excludes TAXI). To sign up, download the app (available on iPhone & Android), or head to uber.com/go/ONA14CHI
Existing Uber users who use the service during the week of the conference — from Sept. 21 to Sept. 28 — use the promo code ONA14CHIVIP to be entered into a drawing for $20 in Uber credit.