2011 Annual GRA Policy Conference in Chicago

UPDATE: The conference was a wonderful success. Materials and slides presented at the conference are now available at: http://www.civicfed.org/civic-federation/2011-gra-conference-agenda.

Come to the Second City on July 24 – 27 for the 2011 GRA Annual Policy Conference hosted by the Civic Federation and convening at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.  Guests will stay at Club Quarters in Chicago’s Central Loop where there is an endless assortment of theatre, music, dance, restaurants and shopping at your fingertips.

The conference commences with a reception on Sunday July 24th at 6pm and adjourns at 12:30pm on Wednesday July 27th. 2011 Conference panels will cover a range of state and local government topics such as municipal bankruptcy, privatization, performance management, public school system evaluation and the impact of federal health care reform.

Chicago’s great magic lies in its mix: sophisticated yet friendly, bustling city streets adjacent to long stretches of green parks and sparkling blue Lake Michigan, and a stunning year-round array of things to see and do unique in all the world.  Visitors of all ages enjoy the proximity of such attractions as Navy Pier, Millennium Park, Art Institute of Chicago and other treasures.  There will even be an opportunity for you to explore great Chicago architecture on the waters of the Chicago River.

Guests who stay at Club Quarters for the 2011 GRA Policy Conference will pay only $109 per night plus tax.  That is a savings of almost $80 off the regular price!  If you would like to make your reservation, please call Justin Orcutt with Club Quarters at 212-515-3068 and use the code FRB726.

If you would like more information about Club Quarters visit www.clubquarters.com/loc_chicago.aspx.

Come and discover why so many visitors fall in love with the city of Chicago every year.  For more information about the Civic Federation visit www.civicfed.org.