Hotel Information

Hotel Information

Official AES 2021 Hotels

The following Chicago hotels are the official hotels for the 2021 AES Annual Meeting. The rates below have been negotiated for AES members and attendees and are guaranteed to be the lowest publicly available rates.

Questions about registration and housing? Email

$50 Registration Discount

Book through AES and Maritz (the official registration and housing partner of the AES Annual Meeting) by the early bird deadline of Friday, November 5, and receive a $50 registration discount.

Discount is only valid to individuals who register and secure accommodations when registering. Industry, resource-limited, and one-day registrants are not eligible for the $50 discount. Refer to the registration rates page for more information.

All official hotels are connected to McCormick Place West via climate-controlled skybridge.

  1. Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    2233 S. Martin Luther King Drive
    Exclusive AES Rate: $222/night
  2. Marriott Marquis Chicago 
    2121 S. Prairie Avenue
    Exclusive AES Rate: $219/night
  3. Hampton Inn Chicago McCormick Place
    123 E. Cermak Road
    Exclusive AES Rate: $195/night
  4. Hilton Garden Inn Chicago McCormick Place
    123 E. Cermak Road
    Exclusive AES Rate: $199/night


For more information on getting to Chicago, please visit our travel information page.


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AES 2021 Hotel Map

Deadline for individual hotel reservations: Changes and requests for new reservations can be made through the official AES housing bureau, Maritz Global Events, until 7:00 AM PT on Monday, November 22. A one-night, non-refundable deposit (room and tax) representing the first night of your reservation will be charged to your credit card on or after Tuesday, November 23. No changes may be made from Tuesday, November 23 through Thursday, November 25. Any changes made after Friday, November 26 must be made by contacting the hotel directly.

Deadline for registration and housing substitution requests: Any substitute registrations or housing reservations must be made by Monday, November 22 at 7:00 AM PT. All substitutions must be completed by phone with a customer service representative. Substitutions will not be processed onsite. No-shows will not receive refunds.


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Health and Safety at Official AES Hotels

The following is provided for informational purposes only and is based on information provided by each hotel and has not been independently verified by AES or Maritz Global Events. The information contained on this site is not a guarantee of any individual hotel’s compliance with its stated policies and procedures or the adequacy of any such policies and procedures in terms of compliance with any applicable laws, regulations, or guidance. Any questions or concerns about the safety or security practices at a specific hotel should be directed to that hotel.