December 9-10, 2019 | Chicago, Illinois

Registration and Housing

Registration Eligibility

The meetings professional application for the 2019 FICP Strategic Leaders Event will is now open. Applications will be reviewed by FICP, and strategic leaders will be notified within one week of their acceptance to attend the event. 2018 Strategic Leaders Event attendees are pre-approved and do not need to submit an application. Please contact Katie King to begin your registration.

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Application Criteria 

  • 10 years or more of meetings management experience (must include at least 10 years of people management experience)
  • Current job responsibilities include oversight of meeting planning functions (along with staffing, budget and policy responsibilities)
  • This event is intended for the most senior management professional within a company's meeting planning department. There is a limit of 1 attendee per company. However, attendees may be accepted from both a parent company and subsidiary.
  • 2018 Strategic Leaders Event attendees are pre-approved.

Registration Information

Meetings Professional Registration Fee: $349 

Hospitality Partners: Hospitality partner participation at the Strategic Leaders Event is limited to the Evening Reception and Dinner on Monday, December 9 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sales for the 2019 Strategic Leaders Event will open Thursday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m. CT. Please contact with questions. Learn more about sponsorship levels. 

Hotel Information

InterContinental Chicago: Magnificent Mile Hotel
505 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 944-4100

Room Rates

FICP Meetings Professional room rate: $99

Check-in time: 3:00 pm
Check-out time: 11:00 am, late check-out is avaliable upon request

How to Secure a Room Reservation

Reservation instructions are provided through the registration confirmation.

Please note: rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis and must be booked by Monday, November 11, 2019.