Smart Meeting Midwest

Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront • Chicago, IL

Wednesday • April 18

Reasons to Attend

Seize valuable CEUs from thought-leading industry speakers

Execute up to 15 one-on-one highly targeted appointments with premier properties

Propel connections with your highest-caliber associates at exclusive VIP networking meet-ups

Win unforgettable prizes, overnight getaways and fabulous giveaways from top hotels

Thought-Leading Speakers

Matt Mayberry

Winning Plays

Matt Havens

Stop Acting Your Age!

Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

Stunning views of the Chicago skyline and remarkable attention to detail abound at the Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront. With more than 16,000 sq. ft. of premium meeting space, planners will revel in two ballrooms, 12 newly-renovated breakout rooms and expansive views of the windy city. Boasting refined decor and elegant finishes around every turn, the Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront is a tranquil oasis in the hustle and bustle of city life.


Customized Candy Gift Box

We’ve got a sugar-coated surprise for you—your own customized candy gift box full of your favorite sweets & eats—all yours just for coming!

2018 Smart Woman Summit

Stay an extra day and attend this 3rd annual power career conference and celebrate women in meetings. Get the details and register here!

Slip Into Summer

Play it cool in the sun in your performance sunglasses from Cultivate Premium Corporate Gifts!

Penthouse After-Party

Catch rooftop views of the river at this post-event wrap party atop the Wyndham’s stunning penthouse terrace.

Smile for the Camera

Strike a pose a la Vanity Fair at our custom happy hour photo booth experience.

Super Psychic Readings

Let the crystal ball read your future with 2 fun and unique psychic readings.


Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Wednesday, April 18, 2018


Smart Meeting events are 100% complimentary for qualified meeting planners. Hotels and destinations, please contact your sales rep at for your best available rate.
With two power-house presenters speaking at Smart Meeting Midwest, meeting planners will receive two CEUs toward their CMP certification.
We accept premier hotels and destinations from across the United States and our top-tier list of suppliers is updated regularly. Please contact our Events Team at for an updated listing of properties.
We use a sophisticated software to custom match our planners with premier properties that fit your region, budget and venue preferences. As the event nears, planners and suppliers will have the opportunity to select their appointment preferences to ensure their highest attendee satisfaction.
Yes! Planners are welcome to attend one regional event and one national event each year. Hotels and destinations may attend unlimited events.
Yes. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional experience for both our meeting planners and our valued hotels and destinations. To ensure our suppliers receive their highest value and client satisfaction, we require meeting planners to attend the entire event in order to receive their airfare reimbursement.


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