Where to Stay

Reserve your room at the Hilton

The Hilton Chicago is the Conference Hotel

All meeting events will take place within the hotel.

Hilton Chicago is a landmark downtown pet friendly property located on the "Cultural Michigan Avenue Mile" overlooking Grant Park and Lake Michigan, Millennium Park and Museum Campus. It is the closest luxury hotel to the city's convention center while being only minutes from the loop business center, shopping and theatre.

The Hilton Chicago hotel features 1,544 richly appointed guest rooms, full service business center, fitness facilities, diverse dining options and over 234,000 square feet of meeting, banquet and exhibit space.

Housing Information

We apologize that the Hilton Chicago is now sold out of our room block for meeting attendees on certain nights. There may be few rooms that are available for the Hilton Chicago due to cancellation or only for certain days. To get on a waiting list for the Hilton Chicago, please send us an email with your exact check-in/check-out dates and room preferences. Reservations are not guaranteed and are based on availability of the hotel.

Below is a list of hotels in close proximity to the Hilton Chicago. Plant Biology & Botany 2007 has NOT negotiated rates or room blocks with the following hotels. Feel free to use any other internet avenues to find alternative housing options.

Best Western Grant Park
Chicago's Essex Inn
The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center
Travelodge Hotel Downtown
Hotel Blake


Want to share expenses?

Roommate Matching:
The Hilton Chicago Reservation Site does not provide roommate matching. Roommate matching will be handled by the Housing Bureau.

Download a Roommmate Matching Form (pdf)

The Housing Bureau can be reached via phone, mail, fax or e-mail.
E-mail: jointcongresshousing@conferencemanagers.com
Phone: (703) 964-1240
Fax: (703) 964-1246
Mail: Joint Congress 2007 Housing
11260 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 402
Reston, VA 20190 USA


To Attend the Conference:

» Online Conference Registration Form
» To Register by Mail of Fax
» Hilton Housing Reservations - Coming Soon
» Want to share expenses?
    Need a Roommate?
» Interested in serving as a student worker?
  Fill out the application - Deadline June 15


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» Need a Letter of Invitation?
   E-mail Johanne
» Apply for Travel Money - See if you    qualify
» ASPB Travel Grant Application    Members  of all societies are invited to   apply.
» Visa Information   Meeting is registered   with the US Department of State
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MORPH Student Travel Grants are Available

Deadline June 1, 2007
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