Travel and Accommodations

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Come explore famed restaurants, a jaw-dropping waterfront, groundbreaking music, award-winning theaters, iconic architecture, and discover a blend of big-city culture, and Midwestern hospitality, all within vibrant neighborhoods that are the heart and soul of Chicago.

DREAM 2023 Accommodations
Achieving the Dream has reserved room blocks for attendees and exhibitors at the Chicago Marriott Marquis and the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. Conference hotels are connected via sky bridge to the McCormick Place Convention Center.


Chicago Marriott Marquis
2121 South Prairie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place 
2233 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Chicago, IL 60616-9985

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The rate for DREAM 2023 attendees at both hotels is $194/night + taxes/fees and includes:

  • Health and Fitness Center
  • Complimentary in-room basic high speed wireless internet

Attendees are responsible for the cost of their accommodations. Hotel rooms may be reserved at the conference rate until 5:00 pm ET on January 17, 2023. 

Please note that Achieving the Dream has no affiliation with any third-party hotel brokers and ATD is not responsible for hotel room reservations booked outside of our DREAM 2023 site.  

Local area airports

  • Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)
    Distance from Convention Center: 9.7 miles

  • O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
    Distance for Convention Center 22.2 miles

Getting from the airport to McCormick Place Convention Center

Typical Minimum Charge for Transportation from Airport to McCormick Place Convention Center:

  • From Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) Taxi: $24 one way; Shared ride: $32 one way
  • From Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) Taxi: $44 one way; Shared ride: $45 one way

Parking: for individual hotel parking rates please see hotel websites.

Pack your overcoats! Daytime temperatures average 47°F / 8.33°C in February.

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