Hotel & Travel

For more complete conference info, download the Conference Attendee Guide HERE

 IMG_0613Hyatt Place Midway Airport located at 6550 S. Cicero Avenue. Chicago, IL. will be our host hotel for our 2015 MCAM Conference. Call the hotel if you have questions regarding your existing room reservations : 708-594-1400. The conference hotel rate is Sold out, however we would recommend staying at any of the Midway Hotel Center properties. 

GETTING TO THE CONFERENCE

If you are flying to Chicago and arriving at Midway the host hotel offers a 24-hour complimentary airport shuttle to the Hyatt Place Midway. Please call the hotel for details (708-597-1400). If you are arriving by air to O’Hare, please be sure to make arrangements to get to the hotel. You can take a taxi, Uber or public transportation. For more information please visit the Hotel & Travel page at www.mcamame.com

 From Midway Airport Once you land, take the Hyatt Place Airport Shuttle (Free of charge) to the Hyatt Place Hotel.   You can then take the MCAM Conference shuttle to Coppin AME.

From O’Hare Airport Once you land, make arrangements to get to the Hyatt Place Hotel.   Taxi rides are approximately $35-45 or use the Airport Go Shuttle (starting at $15) www.airportexpress.com. You can then take the MCAM Conference shuttle to Coppin AME.

Public Transportation from O’Hare Airport Take the Blue Line L train towards Forest Park to the Clark/Lake Stop. Transfer to the Orange Line towards Midway Airport.   Once you arrive at Midway, take the Hyatt Place Shuttle to the hotel.

From (Downtown) From Downtown Union Station, Walk About 7 min (0.3 mi)

  1. Head east on W Jackson Blvd toward S Canal St
  2. Turn left onto S Wells St (Destination will be on the right)
  3. Quincy/Wells Train Stop
  4. Take the Orange Line Train towards Midway
  5. Arrive at Midway Airport (about 30 mins)
  6. Take the Hyatt Place Airport Shuttle to the Hotel
  7. Send a TEXT message with your name and arrival time to the Transportation Team. You can then take the MCAM Conference shuttle to Coppin AME.) 

Conference Venues – No conference events are taking place at the Hyatt Place Hotel. It is only the host hotel. All conference events are taking place at:

Coppin AME Church 5663 S. Michigan Ave Chicago, Illinois 60637

Transportation The conference shuttle is available for attendees who need transportation to the conference venues. Be sure to check the schedule for shuttle departure times.   If you miss the shuttle, you can taxi or uber to the venues. Download the UBER driver app on your cell phone or have the hotel concierge assist with getting you a taxi to the conference venues if needed.   You can download the UBER app at: http://www.uber.com/go

Conference Shuttle The complimentary conference shuttle will run throughout the conference from Hyatt Place to Coppin AME Church and to Greater Harvest. The shuttle will begin its first run during the following times. More conference shuttle information will be available upon arrival:

Questions about the Shuttle/Transportation Issues

If you are having transportation issues, or need special arrangements to make the conference shuttle, please send a TEXT message to 773-350-9858.

Wednesday, November 4

Time Departing Arriving
5:00 pm Hyatt Place Midway Coppin AME Church
9:35 pm Coppin AME Church Hyatt Place Midway

Thursday, November 5

Time Departing Arriving
8:30 am Hyatt Place Midway Coppin AME Church
10:00 am Hyatt Place Midway Coppin AME Church
1:00 pm Hyatt Place Midway Coppin AME Church
4:30 pm Coppin AME Church Local Restaurants
6:00 pm Local Restaurants Coppin AME Church
9:45 pm Coppin AME Church Hyatt Place Midway

 

Friday, November 6

Time Departing Arriving
8:30 am Hyatt Place Midway Coppin AME Church
10:00 am Hyatt Place Midway Coppin AME Church
1:00 pm Hyatt Place Midway Coppin AME Church
4:30 pm Coppin AME Church Local Restaurants
6:00 pm Local Restaurants Coppin AME Church
8:30 pm Coppin AME Church Hyatt Place Midway

 

Saturday, November 7

Time Departing Arriving
9:30 am Hyatt Place Midway Greater Harvest
8:00 pm Greater Harvest Hyatt Place
*After closing concert

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