ADMEI 2018 Annual Conference
ADMEI understands that sometimes the most valuable information you can learn during a conference is outside the formal sessions. So, we plan our conference with plenty of opportunities for networking so you can effectively interact with your colleagues from around the globe.

Thursday afternoon
Is this the first time you are attending an ADMEI Conference?  Be sure to arrive early to attend You ADMEI at Hello! session designed for new members, people who have not attended the conference previously, or those who want to know more about what is planned for you over the next three days.  This session starts at 3:30 pm on Thursday and offers a fast-paced introduction to ADMEI and the conference.

Thursday Opening Reception Suggested Dress: Business Casual
Our Opening Reception gives you a chance to network, nibble and tipple.  The reception will end in time for you to enjoy the great restaurants that Chicago has to offer.

Thursday After Dinner Party Suggested Dress: What you wore to dinner!

Join your fellow attendees for a pre-conference networking event at SPiN Chicago, the city’s premier ping pong social club.  Guests of ADMEI 2018 are welcome to network and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and ping pong from 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM.  What better way to prepare for EVOLVE: 2018 Annual Conference?  See you there!

Friday Evening Event Suggested Dress: Business Casual
Our special event will be held at the Adler Planetarium, which features awesome views of downtown Chicago and a great location to mix and mingle with your friends and colleagues.

Saturday Evening Awards Gala Suggested Dress: Dress to Impress
Our Awards Gala is the highlight of the ADMEI Conference, where we gather to celebrate the best in the DMC Industry.  Be sure to pack your most glittery dress or handsome suit for this auspicious occasion.

Seating Arrangements:  As always, you can make your table reservations when you complete your registration.  Note, you must have a registration with a name to complete your table reservation.

Conference Dress Code
The dress code for the conference is business casual - what you would wear to your office when you're not wearing your company shirt/outfit.