Hotel and Travel

Hotel rooms are now sold out at the Sheraton Grand Chicago and the Doubletree by Hilton Chicago- Magnificent Mile. 

If you still have room needs, we have coordinated with A Room With A View. They will secure the lowest available rates at the best available hotels within walking distance of  The Sheraton Grand Hotel. Reservations processed by A Room With A View are automatically on a waitlist for rooms at The Sheraton Grand Hotel should cancellations occur within The CoSN group block. 

A Room With A View can be contacted at 1-800-780-4343, Monday- Friday 9am – 5pm CST. International attendees can reach them at
This is a FREE SERVICE for all CoSN attendees

Sheraton Grand Chicago

301 E North Water St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone:(312) 464-1000
The Sheraton Grand Chicago is now sold out at the discounted conference rate of $219.00 (plus tax).


Sheraton Grand Chicago is located approximately 17.5 miles (45 minutes) from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and approximately 13.6 miles (40 minutes) from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

United Airlines

United Airlines is pleased to offer discounted airfares of 2% to 5% off published fares for your travel to SYTA Annual Conference. Save an additional 3% off by booking your own reservations at Choose your flight times, and access your meeting discounts by inserting ZWYY 939721 in the Offer Code box. Or, call your travel professional or United Meetings at (800) 426-1122 (in US and Canada) for reservations. Please note that a $25 fee will be charged when a reservation is made by calling United Meetings. Refer to Z Code ZWYY and Agreement Code: 939721

Delta Airlines

Delta Airlines is pleased to offer 2% to 10% off published airfares for your travel to the CoSN 2017 Annual Conference. When booking online at, choose “book your flight here,” and enter the meeting code (NMP9R) in the box provided on the page. Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting reservations at 800-328-1111 from Monday through Friday (7am-7pm CDT). There is a direct ticketing fee of $25.00 for booking reservations by phone.



Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the best available rail fare to Orlando Florida between March 31, 2017 – April 9, 2017.  To book your reservation call Amtrak at 1 (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent. Conventions cannot be booked via Internet.  Please be sure to refer to Convention Fare Code X78C-958 when making your reservation for meeting, “The CoSN 2017 Annual Conference”.  This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela Service.  Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts.  Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges. Union Station (ORL) is located 1.8 miles from the Sheraton Grand Chicago.


Public Transportation

Chicago has extensive public transportation services. For public transportation information and pricing from Chicago O’Hare International Airport ORD to the hotel, see these instructions.  For more, see here. For public transportation information and pricing from Chicago Midway International Airport MDW to the hotel, see these instructions.  For more, see here.

Subway Service

Subway service fee from Chicago O’Hare International Airport ORD:  $5 USD  (one way).

Subway service fee from Chicago Midway International Airport MDW:  $2.25 USD  (one way). The closest subway station to the hotel is at Clark & Lake 1.2 mils or a 5 minute taxi ride away.

Taxi Service

Chicago O’Hare International Airport ORD: Estimated taxi fare is $45 USD one way.  There are Taxi Stands at the lower-level curb front outside of Baggage Claim at each terminal.

Chicago Midway International Airport MDW: Estimated taxi fare is $40 USD one way.  Taxi stands are located on the lower level curb front of the terminals, and taxis are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Car Rentals

Avis Rent-a-Car

Avis Rent-a-Car offers attendees of the CoSN Annual Conference a discount off the price of rental cars between March 28 and April 13, 2017 with the discount code D112732. To book your reservation, please provide this discount code when calling Avis directly at 1 (800) 331-1600.  Alternatively, you may use the link below and the AWD number will automatically be placed in the reservation detail.  Avis Discount for the CoSN Annual Conference-04/17. Any drivers between the age of 21-24 will incur an underage fee of $27 a day.

Hertz Rent-a-Car

To reserve your special meeting rates, please provide your Convention Number CV#04940016 to your corporate travel department or your travel agent when making reservations. You can also make reservations online at or call Hertz directly:U.S. and Canada: (800) 654-2240, Other: (405) 749-4434

If booking online, please make sure to check off (I have a discount) and then enter in the CV # 04940014. At the time of reservation, the meeting rates will be automatically compared to other Hertz rates and you’ll be quoted the best comparable rate available.

Hotel Parking
Self- and Valet Parking Facilities $55-67 USD per day.