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August 14-17, 2021 

Swissotel Chicago
323 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601 

Illinois and Wisconsin are excited to be co-hosts for the 2021 Statewide Editors Association Institute in the Windy City – Chicago, Illinois, August 14-17, 2021

This professional development opportunity brings together editors, publishers, social media specialists and advertising salespeople from electric cooperative statewide publications across the country.

Sponsoring the institute is an effective way to promote your brand loyalty and name awareness to the cooperative publication decision-makers.

Choose from six levels of

Gold Coast

$5,000 and higher – only 3 available

Spots Sold
1 of 3
  • Sponsor our Welcome Reception, Willie Awards Dinner or one of our main speakers.
  • Be recognized at the event and briefly address the group.
  • Register up to two members of your organization at a 50% discount off applicable rate.
  • Add promotional items to welcome packet.
  • Name and logo in the program, on registration table skirt and posters.

Magnificent Mile

$4,000 - $4,999 – only 4 available

Spots Available
Spots available
  • Sponsor one of our speakers or meals.
  • Be recognized at the event and briefly address the group.
  • Register up to two members of your organization at a 35% discount off applicable rate.
  • Add promotional items to welcome packet.
  • Name and logo in the program, on registration table skirt and posters.

Lake Shore Drive

$3,000 - $3,999

  • Sponsor a specific breakfast or luncheon.
  • Register up to two members of your organization at a 25% discount off applicable rate.
  • Add promotional items to welcome packet.
  • Name and logo in the program, on registration table skirt and posters.

River North

$2,000 - $2,999

  • Sponsor a break.
  • Add promotional materials to welcome bag
  • Name and logo in the program, on registration table skirt and posters.

Wrigleyville

$1,000 - $1,999

  • Add promotional materials to welcome bag.
  • Name and logo in the program, on registration table skirt and posters.

Lincoln Park

$500 - $999

  • Name and logo in program.

Email with your sponsorship preference today!

Accommodations

Enjoy first-class luxury at Swissotel Chicago just steps away from the city’s greatest attractionsThe four-diamond hotel’s triangular shape means all rooms have a panoramic view of the Chicago skyline, Lake Michigan and Navy PierThe hotel sits above the Chicago River where you can view tour boats and kayaks, walk along the Riverwalk or head two blocks to shop The Magnificent Mile.  

The room block rate, offered from August 13-18, is $189 for a standard room plus applicable taxes and fees. The rate will be honored three days pre- and post-event, based on availability. All reservations must be made by July 13, 2021 to receive the room block rate.

PARKING 

Driving is not recommended. Parking is difficult to find and expensive. Valet parking at the hotel is $70/night, self-parking overnight off-site $57/night, and day parking off-site is $16.  

 GETTING THERE: 

O’Hare International Airport OR 

Midway Chicago International Airport 

Midway is closer to the city. Both have commuter train access to the city or use Uber.  

For questions, or information on how to sponsor the institute: 

Contact Valerie Cheatham (vcheatham@aiec.coop), Dana Kelroy (dana@weca.coop) or Geri Miller (geri.miller@aeci.com). 

Payments are made to the
Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives/2021 SEA Institute. 
Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made prior to the registration deadline will be refunded. Substitutions are encouraged. Cancellations made after July 14 are nonrefundable. 
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