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Holiday Showcase

December 13 & 14, 2021

Hilton Chicago

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Design the Holiday Showcase 2021 experience that’s right for you!

Association CEO or C-Suite Executive

Nowhere were the complexities of 2021 more keenly felt than by association leaders. As the year winds down, here’s your opportunity not only to re-connect with other CEOs, but to recognize and reward your staff with professional development that will ready them for a stronger 2022! Highlights include:

  • Highly effective and efficient executive education and networking.
  • A chance to re-energize your executive team with special registration packages for your C-Suite.
  • Renowned speakers and programming tailored specifically for chief executives to prepare you for the opportunities and challenges facing your association today and tomorrow.
  • Learn and share ideas, solutions, and knowledge with top CEOs in the Chicago association community while strengthening and growing your network.

Seasoned or Emerging Association Professional

This is your opportunity to take the next step in your leadership path. Whether it’s to take a breather to earn CAE credits, check in with your peers, access cutting-edge education, or network with colleagues, thought leaders, and suppliers that will enrich your knowledge and expand your contacts put Holiday Showcase on your ‘must attend’ list. Some of the highlights include:

  • Programming customized to enhance and accelerate your skills and expertise.
  • The ability to customize the learning experience that suits your priorities, interests, and schedule.
  • Industry and subject matter experts who will lead highly interactive sessions designed to expand your knowledge, skills, networks, and opportunities.
  • One-stop shopping to get information on the latest technology, destinations, and trends that will have the most impact on associations in 2022.

Business Events Professional

Learn, connect, and grow at Holiday Showcase! With the introduction of SmartMatch, you tailor your experience and your appointments. From meeting new people, sharing with your peers and industry leaders, or learning what’s on the cutting edge of meetings and events during our educational events or SOLD-OUT exhibit hall, join us as we help our community return to in-person events. Some of the highlights include:

  • Education tailored to all levels of event organizers.
  • Best practices and networking to elevate knowledge and expertise.
  • A reimagined design for post-pandemic events so you can leverage the insights as you plan for 2022 and beyond.
  • Face-to-face meetings with exhibitors, based on your priorities and needs.

Consultant or Supplier to Associations

While our exhibit hall is sold out, there are a limited number of registrations available for consultants and suppliers who provide products and services to the association community. We know the impact of the pandemic has increased the association demand for outsourcing and support. Making this event the most efficient, effective, and essential one you will attend in 2021. Some of the highlights include:

  • The largest gathering of association decision-makers at an in-person event in Chicago since the onset of the pandemic.
  • A wide range of immersive programming throughout the day is designed to engage, connect, and unite our community.
  • An all-access pass provides admission to sessions, exhibit hall, and reception creating multiple opportunities to meet and network with attendees.

The exhibit hall is currently sold out.  For more information or to be added to the waitlist, please contact businessdev@associationforum.org.  


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