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BakingTech 2019: Baking a Fresh Future

Feb 24, 2019 07:00am -
Feb 26, 2019 06:00pm
Hilton Chicago, Chicago, IL

Event Type: Annual Technical Conference
Category: Annual Technical Conference

Location Information

Travel and Accommodations

Housing Deadline: Friday, January 25, 2019

Chicago's great magic lies in its mix: sophisticated yet friendly, bustling city streets adjacent to long stretches of green parks and sparkling blue Lake Michigan, and a stunning year-round array of things to see and do unique in the world.

Chicago is more walkable than most global cities and visitors of all ages enjoy the proximity of such attractions as Navy PierMillennium Park, Art Institute of Chicago and other treasures.

The city's explosive performance art scene delivers audience-thrilling theater, music and dance in historic venues.  And, of course, an endless assortment of restaurantsshopping and nightlife are all at your fingertips, ready to match every taste, budget and mood.

Come and discover why so many visitors fall in love with the city every year.  For more information on all that Chicago has to offer, visit www.choosechicago.com

The Hilton Chicago hotel opened its doors in 1927 and has served as one of the city’s most revered addresses ever since.  Located on South Michigan Avenue and overlooking Grant Park and Lake Michigan, the hotel has been meticulously redesigned and restored in a way that preserves the magnificence of its early 20th Century style while incorporating all of the 21st Century conveniences.  For more information on the Hilton, please visit the hotel website.

Hilton Chicago
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois  60605
Hotel Phone: (312) 922-4400
Reservations: (877) 865-5320

A special ASB rate of $186, single/double occupancy, is available to conference attendees at the Hilton.  Please make your reservation directly with the Hilton on or before January 25, 2019 calling (877) 865-5320.  When making your reservation please be sure to mention the group code TAB to obtain the group rate of $186.

Reservations may also be made online by clicking here.

The hotel will accept reservations at the reduced conference rate on a space-available basis until January 25, 2019 or until sold out, whichever comes first.  Reservations made after this date will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis at the nearest rate.  Applied to the room charge will be state and local taxes (currently 17.40%).  Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card at the time of reservation.  All cancellations must be canceled by 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid a penalty of one night’s room and tax.


The closest major airports to the conference site are Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Chicago Midway Airport (MDW).  Chicago O'Hare Airport is approximately 45 minutes (19 miles) from the Hilton and Chicago Midway is 30 minutes (11 miles) away from the hotel.

Public transportation, taxi, and shuttle service are readily available between both airports and the hotel.

Taxi: Approximately $50 one-way from O’Hare Airport and $35 one-way from Midway.  

Public Transportation: Fares $2.25

  • From O’Hare Airport:  Board the Rapid Transit train (Blue Line) to the Jackson Street stop.  Walk 0.6 miles southeast to 720 S. Michigan Avenue.
  • From Midway:  From baggage claim, follow signs to Rapid Transit train. Take the Rapid Transit train (Orange Line) to the Roosevelt Road stop.  Walk 0.5 miles north to 720 S. Michigan Avenue.
  • For more information on the Chicago public transportation system, click here