Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 East Wacker Drive

Upon Arrival in Chicago

The Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) is approximately 12 miles from the Hyatt Regency Chicago and Swissotel Chicago and the Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is approximately 19 miles away.

Getting From the Swissotel Chicago to the Hyatt Regency Chicago

Chicago’s downtown pedestrian way system, the Pedway is an underground tunnel that links the Hyatt Regency and the Swissotel for convenient travel between locations, especially during times of rain or snow.


$27 for an UberX from MDW, $46 from ORD to the Hyatt Regency and Swissotel.

GO Airport Express

GO Airport Express offers an easy and affordable shuttle option with service from either airport to both conference hotels, book online for the best savings. $28-35 for a shared ride (typically 2-3 stops) for up to 10 passengers

Registration Check-In

Full service registration desks are located in the Grand Foyer, Ballroom Level in the East Tower of the Hyatt Regency Chicago. If you have your barcode email printed and you don’t need to make any changes, visit one of the Self-Check In counters to quickly check in and have your name badge printed.


Wednesday, October 36:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday, October 46:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday, October 56:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Special Events

The opening night reception will kick off the FPA Annual Conference 2018 with drinks in the Exhibit Hall. The closing night party will be held off-site in the Zurich Ballroom at the Swissotel Chicago.

Conference Attire

Attire for the FPA Annual Conference is business casual, including events such as receptions and the conference party. Comfort is key when participating in education sessions, walking the expo hall, and connecting with your peers. Don’t forget a light sweater or jacket for air-conditioned meeting rooms.

Mobile App**

Please delete any previous version of the Annual Conference app prior to downloading the 2018 App. To download:

  • Search eventScribe in the App or Google Play store, download the eventScribe app
  • Once eventScribe is downloaded, open the eventScribe app and enter “FPA Annual Conference” in the search function
  • Click on the FPA Annual Conference 2018 icon

Login with the credentials you received in the “Download the FPA Annual Conference Mobile App” email sent on September 19.


Complimentary wireless internet access is available in all meeting spaces and the exhibit hall at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. To login, please select FPAConf18 and use the password fpaannual18

Social Media

Join the conversation on social media by including #FPACONF18 in your Twitter, FPA Connect, Facebook Instagram and LinkedIn posts

Connect with Exhibitors

The exhibit hall, located in the Riverside Center of the Hyatt Regency Chicago, showcases some of the best products, services and partners in the financial planning industry. Be sure to stop by to visit and network with our partners who, with their financial support, make this conference possible.

FPA FinTech Showcase

The Fintech Showcase is located within the FPA Exhibit Hall and open during exhibit hall hours.  Access FPA member discounts, and learn about the latest innovations in financial planning software and tools

Book Signings

Don’t miss an opportunity to meet Ron Carson, Brad McMillan, Kathleen Burns Kingsbury and Steve Vernon in the Exhibit Hall for book signings. Be on the lookout for notifications in the FPA Annual Conference 2018 mobile app for dates and times.


In the meantime, browse the FPA Annual Conference 2018 website and mobile app for the latest updates on the meeting.

As always, if we can be of assistance in any way, please don’t hesitate to contact us at (800) 322-4237, Option 2, or via email at [email protected].