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Discover the pinnacle of modern elegance and functionality at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel. Nestled in the vibrant heart of Chicago’s downtown, this architectural marvel offers unparalleled meeting spaces equipped with state-of-the-art technology.  Savor delectable dishes crafted with locally sourced ingredients by our skilled chefs, while enjoying impeccable service. Retreat to our luxurious accommodations featuring modern amenities and stylish décor complemented by stunning views of the city skyline. Situated near the Magnificent Mile and Millennium Park, guests enjoy easy access to renowned attractions. Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel is the premier choice for discerning travelers and business professionals alike.

WHERE?: 221 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL, 60601, US

Tel: (312) 638-6686

Hotel in Chicago, IL | Radisson Blu Official Site | Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago (choicehotels.com)

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We have reserved a limited contingent for you at a reduced room rate at the conference hotel. Please book via our link or by phone or email directly at the hotel with the booking keyword “we.CONECT“. Please note that the contingent is limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.


Isabel Wiedera | Event Operations Manager
+49 30 52 10 70 3 – 238 | isabel.wiedera@we-conect.com

Mobility Partner

Special offer: Discounted travel with Lufthansa

The Lufthansa Group offers a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. To make a reservation, please click on https://www.lufthansa.com/de/en/meetings-and-events-delegates and enter the access code “DEAPQKG” in the “Access to Your Special Lufthansa Offer” area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.

NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

These promotional fares are also available through your IATA / ARC travel agent. Travel agents can obtain ticketing instructions by sending an email to lufthansa.mobility@dlh.de and providing the access code as a reference.


What is the Icebreaker Session?

When: December 8th, 2024
Time: 8:00 pm
Where: tba

The Icebreaker session takes place on the evening before the event starts.

Just when everyone arrives, we are inviting you to join us for some early networking and give you the chance to settle in the atmosphere of the event. This is the time and place to share your thought-provoking ideas and get things off an interesting start. Glass in hand, make your way around the round tables, discuss and network with the speakers and business partners. We invite you to a unique location and allow you to get to know your fellow conferences attendees in a relaxed and interactive setting.

Break the ice and get the show on the road!

Networking Dinner

Bits, Bites & Bubbles is THE place for you!

When: December 9th, 2024
Time: 08:00 pm
Where: tba

Relax after the first conference day and begin a great evening with drinks, food, and bubbly networking at the Alte Turnhalle Berlin, we will have a bus shuttle from the conference hotel. The simply perfect combination of an inspiring atmosphere and the right people launch you into the second day.

  • Do you want to network with your peers?
  • Do you want to digest the day and your key findings?
  • Do you want to sit back & connect with your new acquaintances?



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