The ACPA Mid-Year Meeting is where the concrete pavement industry gathers to discuss current events and topics that have the greatest impact on the business opportunities and threats; industry best practices; specifications and standards; and more.
The event will kick-off with an Asset Management Workshop and Task Force Meeting on Tuesday, June 21st. For the morning portion of the workshop (10 a.m. to noon), we’ll have several Department of Transportation and other agency speakers providing their perspectives on Pavement Management Systems (PMS). Perspective presentations will continue during the afternoon portion (1 p.m. to 3 p.m.) and results from a state of the practice survey will be shared. The workshop will conclude with an interactive discussion session.
Task Force meetings and the Strategic Advisors Committee meeting (open to all) continue on Wednesday, June 22nd. The ACPA Board Meeting (by invitation only) closes out the week on Thursday, June 23rd. Please check the agenda before making travel plans.
The event will be held at the Palomar Chicago - A Kimpton Hotel. The deadline to reserve a room at the discounted rate was Friday, June 3rd.
The Palomar is presently sold-out of all rooms on the night of Tuesday, June 21st. You may still book a room at the Palomar on any other night, by contacting Jake Forbes, Conference Services Manager. Jake is ACPA’s primary contact and has offered to assist members and guests with reservations. His contact information is:
Hotel demand in Chicago is very high over the dates of the ACPA Mid-Year meeting and room availability changes daily. If you need a room for the night of Tuesday, June 21st, ACPA encourages members and guests to visit their favorite travel website to view real-time availability at hotels near the Palomar's address of 505 North State St, Chicago, IL. For convenience, please follow this Expedia link to view a listing of hotel's near the Palomar. Click on the 'view map' link to visually see close-by hotels.
For driving directions and transportation options to the hotel, follow this link.
More About the Hotel
Located at 505 State Street, south of Illinois, the Palomar Hotel is a contemporary, 4-star hotel just off Chicago’s “Magnificent Mile” area of Michigan Ave. The hotel is very close (walking distance or a short cab ride) to some of the best restaurants, bars, shopping, and other attractions that Chicago has to offer.
Hotel amenities include complimentary coffee and juice in the morning and a hosted wine hour in the evening. The Palomar was recognized as a "Best Hotels in the USA, 2014" by US News & World Report, a "Top 15 Chicago Hotel, 2013" by Conde Nast Traveler, and is one is one of the highest rated/reviewed Chicago hotels on Google, TripAdvisor, and Yelp.