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Preconference Events

ARCHIVES / CHICAGO 2007

71st Annual Meeting
Pre-conference Programs: August 26–29, 2007
Conference Dates: August 28–September 2, 2007
2007 Exposition Dates: August 30–31, 2007
The Fairmont Chicago

 

Join Us in “Sweet Home CHICAGO”!

Elizabeth W Adkins, CA

Dear Colleagues:

When I worked for Kraft Foods in Chicago from 1986 to 1996, I was often struck by the remarkable diversity of this quintessential American city. A lot has changed since I left – and in the 10 years since SAA last met in our Headquarters’ hometown. But the city remains diverse, and it’s that diversity that has helped it grow and prosper.
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THINK BIG! Plan now to Exhibit at ARCHIVES / CHICAGO 2007, where you'll have the chance to reach 1,500 archives and information professionals with the power to purchase!

For Exhibit Sales and Operations contact:

Nicole Unger and Michele Dodson
410/571-0590
SAA2007@gomeeting.com

2007 Exhibitor Service Kit (PDF; 4.4 MB)

2007 Exhibitor / Sponsor Prospectus (PDF; 2MB) now available!

2006 CAPITAL IDEA! Exhibitor List


CHICAGO: IT'S YOUR KIND OF TOWN!

“Crossroads of the Nation,” anonymous, c.1946.

The Windy City, Chi-town, Second City, That Toddlin’ Town – whatever you call it, most SAA members know a few things about Chicago. You’re aware of the high points of what Chicago offers today—including our great music, architecture, and food. You also know about certain notorious aspects of our history, such as the Fire, Haymarket, Al Capone, and the 1968 Democratic Convention. [Read more]


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

What defines home?  Is it where we live?  Where we were born?  Is it where our roots are?  Where we are comfortable?  Is it where important decisions are made?  Where things begin and where they flourish?  Is it a starting point?  Our base of operations? [Read more]


Getting to ARCHIVES / CHICAGO 2007 Is As Easy as 1 – 2 – 3!

1. REGISTER:

Early-Bird Registration: Register by June 29 and save $50 off Advance registration rates and $100 off On-site rates.

Advance Registration: Register by July 27 to save $50 off On-site rates.

Late Registration: Registrations received after July 27 will be returned to sender. After July 27 you must register on site at the SAA Registration Desk located in the Fairmont Chicago.

Click here for additional information about payment and registration deadlines.

2. RESERVE YOUR HOTEL:

The Fairmont Chicago (200 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601) will serve as the ARCHIVES / CHICAGO 2007 Headquarters Hotel;

HOTEL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 27, 2007 OR until our room block has been met, whichever comes first;

Click here for additional information about payment and registration deadlines.

3. GET TO – AND AROUND – CHICAGO:

The official airline carrier selected to assist travelers to ARCHIVES / Chicago 2007 is American Airlines.  To receive the special discount for travel, provide the reference number below and travel between August 22 and September 5, 2007.

American Airlines
1-800-433-1790 / www.aa.com
Reference: A8687AF

Click here for additional information about travel options.


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SAA thanks the following ARCHIVES / Chicago 2007 sponsors for their generous support:


2007 International Archives & Information Technology Exposition Exhibitor List

Exhibitor and Sponsor Prospectus (PDF; 2MB)