Rooms are being held at The Westin Chicago River North, 320 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60654, phone: (312) 744-1900, fax: (312) 527-2650. All attendees will receive a special rate of $249 single/double. Reservations must be made by Friday, October 7, 2011, in order to guarantee this rate. Reservations made after this date can only be honored on a space available basis at the hotel's prevailing rates. To make your hotel reservations, call the hotel directly at (312) 744-1900 or toll free at (800) 937-8461 and identify yourself as part of the AAAE group. Cancellation of guaranteed reservations must be received 72 hours prior to arrival in order to avoid a charge equal to one night's room and tax.