November 6, 2012 • 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

Chicago Regional Conference   

November 6, 2012 » 11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Registration

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Lunch

12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Lunch continues with presentation: Rental Trends in Chicago, Ron DeVries, Appraisal Research Center
Get an insider look at trends impacting the local market from an industry expert. Experienced with Chicagoland Apartment Association, Ron DeVries gives a uniquely qualified perspective on rent trends for conventional apartments in the Chicago area.

12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Prospecting for Success, Kevin Toomer, Premier Furnished Solutions
Gain confidence and the ability to secure appointments with qualified prospects for the corporate housing industry. Learn the principles of successful prospecting and directly apply the program to your current efforts in today’s challenging competitive environment.

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Outsell, Outmarket, Outpromote, But Never Outspend! Bill Todd, Immediate Impact Marketing
Gain an arsenal of cutting edge ideas, strategies and tactics to increase sales, decrease marketing costs and improve your bottom line. Learn how to be more successful and spend less than your competitors. Implement these solutions immediately and start seeing results!

3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Networking Break

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Expert Insights into Today’s Relocation Trends
Larry Gersch (moderator), Kraft Foods; Deborah Benavides, Shorewest Realtors; Karen Danner, Koenig & Strey; Tiffany Johnston, Weichert Relocation
Learn first-hand from relocation professionals what’s new in the industry and how that impacts what you need to be doing right now! Now more than ever, it is critical for companies to stay informed of the ever changing mobility landscape. Explore major trends emerging in relocation programs and potential implications for the corporate housing industry.

CHPA Gives Back

Just as CHPA members help clients find their home away from home, the Ronald McDonald house in Chicago keeps families together while their children are being treated at the new Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Prentice Women’s Hospital and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Open just over a year now, your support will help the world’s largest Ronald McDonald House® be their home from home for many families. The new House includes 86 guest rooms, a rooftop healing garden, and a kitchen filled with home-cooked meals and nurturing conversations.

We ask that you bring an item from the wish list below to be donated to the Ronald McDonalds House.

For the House: For the Families:
  • Kleenex cubes
  • toilet paper
  • paper towels
  • c-fold paper towels
  • 60 gallon garbage bags
  • waste basket liners
  • kitchen towels
  • powder dishwashing detergent
  • laundry detergent (liquid)
  • laundry detergent pellets
  • fabric softener sheets
  • standard pillows
  • hand soap refill jugs
  • milk
  • cake mix
  • Kurig K-Cups (coffee and tea)
  • Lysol spray
  • Comet
  • 9 volt batteries
  • 3 pronged power strips
  • gift cards to various fast food spots within Streeterville
  • gas cards
  • Walgreens and CVS gift cards
  • frozen pizza’s and other frozen casseroles
  • individually wrapped snacks
  • travel size anti-bacterial gel
  • hairbrushes
  • toys (baby and teenage toys most needed)
For the Office:
  • white copy paper
  • postage stamps
  • 5160 address labels
  • gift cards to Office Max for ink

If you are unable to bring an item with you, we will also accept money donations for the Ronald McDonald House through registration or onsite.


University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center - Room 100 - MAP

450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive

Chicago, Illinois 60611


  1. Equitable Building Parking (401 N. Michigan Ave. @ Lower Level) (312) 467-4428
    • Hours:
      • Monday-Friday: 5:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
      • Saturday: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
    • Rates:
      • Under 1 hour $13.00
      • 1 hour-3 hours $20.00
      • 3 hours- 10 hours $25.00
      • 10 hours- close $25.00
      • Overnight $35.00

  2. 201 East Illinois (St. Clair Street and Lower Illinois) (312) 986-5818
    • Open 24 Hours
    • Rates:
      • 30 min. $10.00
      • 30min.-2 hours $14.00
      • 1 hour-2 hours $17.00
      • 2 hours- 8 hours $24.00
      • 8 hours- 24 hours $28.00
      • In before 9:00am $17.00
      • In before 7:00am, Out between 12:00pm-7:00pm $10.00
  3. NBC Tower Parking Garage (Lower Illinois & E. Lower North Water Street) (312) 527-4882
    • Open 24 Hours
    • Rates:
      • 0-1 hour $14.00
      • 1 hour-2 hours $20.00
      • 2 hours-4 hours $26.00
      • 4 hours-6 hours $28.00
      • 6 hours- 12 hours $31.00
      • 12 hours-24 hours $37.00

Registration » Online Registration Open or download brochure

Regional Conference (includes NextGen Networking event)   $175 $200
NextGen Networking Event ONLY $25 $50

Registration Policies

  • Registration includes educational sessions, scheduled meals and Regional Conference-related materials.
  • Payment must accompany your registration form.
  • All registered attendees will pick up their badge onsite during registration.
  • Registration is non-refundable. Substitutions up to 24 hours in advance are permitted.


University of Chicago - Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Room 100
Chicago, IL 60611
Show Map


Christine Saricos
Phone: 317-328-4631

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