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SUMMIT 2016: General Conference Information
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General Conference Information

Everything you need for the day is included in your Summit registration fee: continental breakfast, morning and afternoon breaks, lunch, admission to all sessions and the Expo, continuing education credits, session handouts, attendee roster, note pad, and a conference bag.


Save on SUMMIT 2016 Registration

Register by September 30th to take advantage of Early Bird discounts for HRMAC members and save $200 or more off regular SUMMIT 2016 registration fees. Early Bird discounts end on September 30th.

Additional savings are available for group registrations. Pay for 9 attendees and get the 10th person 50% off! Then save on every additional team member who registers. 


Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018

The convention center is located about 1/2 mile south of the Kennedy Expressway on River Road. Call (847) 692-2220 or visit for more specific directions.

Inside the Center

Registration, Expo and General Sessions will be held in the newly renovated Convention Center 2nd floor Ballroom. From the parking garage, take the sky bridge leading directly to the Convention Center.

The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Attendees will experience an elegant and modern convention center as a result of a multimillion dollar makeover last year to the facility's ballroom, foyers, furnishings, meeting rooms and public spaces.

Photograph courtesy of Aria Group Architects, Inc. (designer) © Tony Soluri (photographer)


Parking is available in a covered parking garage on the west side of River Road for a flat rate of $15 per car. Cash or credit cards accepted. (Price is subject to change)

Hotel Accommodations

A limited number of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Rosemont, 5550 North River Road, Rosemont, Illinois, 60018, across the street from the Convention Center. The room rate is $139 for a single or double  per night (plus tax).

Book online here and enter the group code HRG in the field under Special Accounts and Rates. Or call 888.452.6943 and inform the reservationist that you would like to make a reservation under the Group Code: HRG. The deadline for room reservations is October 10 or when the HRMAC block reaches the sold out status, whichever occurs first.


If you have special accommodation needs, please check the box when you register for the conference or contact HRMAC at and someone will contact you for additional information.

Conference Attire

Business or business casual is appropriate attire for SUMMIT 2016.

Recertification Credits

This program has been submitted for recertification credits toward PHR/SPHR/GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) as well as professional development credits (PDC's) toward SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification. Attendees can obtain up to 5 credit hours throughout the day of the conference.