Registration for hospitality partners who secured sponsorship will open in March.
Meetings Professionals Members
Meetings professional members are pre-approved. Be one of the first 40 meetings professionals to register and benefit from a discounted registration fee*!
Race to Registration Member Registration Fee
Not an FICP Member?
Review our membership qualifications, and bundle event registration with a membership (good through December 31, 2024):
Race to Registration Membership + Registration Fee
If you are a meetings professional but not currently an FICP member, please create an account with us prior to registering.
*Meetings professional rates will rise to $555 after the first 40 registrants.
In order to attend any FICP event, you must secure a spot through the online sponsorship sales process. Sponsorship sales for the 2024 FICP Education Forum opened on January 25, 2024. Learn more.
If you are an FICP Chain Hotel, please work with your GSO/NSO contact. Learn more about Chain Hotel sales eligibility.
Justify Your Attendance
The Education Forum is a highly valuable, immersive learning experience. You'll walk away with applicable takeaways from sessions and inspirations from the event to bring back to your organization.
Download this request for approval template to help make the case for why attending the Education Forum will be valuable for your organization and how much of an investment it would be.
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
200 N. Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Room Rate: $249 single/double per night, plus taxes and fees
Check-in Time: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out Time: 12:00 p.m.
How to Secure a Room Reservation
Instructions on how to book your hotel room will be included in your registration confirmation email.
Please note: Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The hotel cutoff date is May 22, 2024, or whenever rooms sell out — whichever occurs first. Hotel rooms are for registered FICP attendees only. FICP may cancel rooms for any non-registered guests in the FICP room block.
Hotel Cancellation Policy
The hotel requires that all reservations be guaranteed with a deposit equal to (1) one night's room and tax. The deposit will be refunded provided the guest cancels at least 72 hours prior to arrival.
Meetings Professional Cancellation & Substitution Policy
Meetings professional registration cancellations made on or before Friday, April 19, 2024, will receive a full refund for the registration fee, less a $100 processing fee. Membership dues are non-refundable. No refunds will be issued for registration cancellations received after Friday, April 19, 2024. All substitutions must be approved by FICP. Registrations may not be transferred to other FICP events.
Sponsorship Cancellation & Substitution Policy
Sponsorships may not be cancelled. Sponsors are obligated to fulfill the minimum number of registrations for their sponsorship level. Registrants who are unable to attend may designate another person to attend in their place provided that they are employed within that same company. All substitutions must be FICP Hospitality Partners approved by FICP. For more information, view the FICP Terms and Conditions for Event Participation.
Event Cancellation Policy
Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals (FICP) reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment or any other circumstances which FICP determines would make the event impractical or impossible to hold. If FICP cancels an event, FICP will refund registration fees or allow transfer to a virtual event if applicable. Participant understands that all losses and damages that it may suffer as a consequence of a Show Adjustment or cancellation are its responsibility and not that of FICP or its directors, officers, employees, agents or subcontractors. Except for the Show cancellation refund, Participant understands that it may lose all monies it has otherwise incurred for FICP, including travel, lodging, etc.