2024 ForWard Annual Conference





Hyatt Regency - McCormick Place

2233 S. Martin L King Drive, 60616
Chicago, IL

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About the Event


The annual ForWard Conference allows attendees to hear from hospitality leaders, learn and grow through tailored sessions, and network with peers. Past speakers have included AHLA board members from various industries, such as hospitality, finance, academia, and more.

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Event Agenda

See the ForWard Conference 2024 agenda HERE. Check back soon for speaker updates!

Registration Details & Pricing

Registration is now open! Register by March 1, 2024 to take advantage of discounted early bird pricing.

Registration Class Price
Early Bird Individual $450
Early Bird Group
(Register 6 for the price of 5)
Under 30 Member $350
Non-Member $1,050

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place at a discounted group rate of $269, plus taxes and fees. The deadline to reserve your hotel room is April 8, 2024.

Follow this link to book your room:

Event Contact

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