Jan 14, 2020 10:00am -
Jan 16, 2020 11:00pm
(GMT-6)

Event Description

Welcome to the 2020 AED Summit
 

January 14-17 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago


If you need assistance registering, please call 800-388-0650.

Summit & CONDEX, AED's annual convention and tradeshow, is designed specifically with North America’s equipment distributors in mind. Check back often for more updates.

Schedule-at-a-Glance (as of 10/29/2019)

Day/Time Event
Tuesday, January 14, 2020  
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Hospitality Suites
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration
12:45 pm - 2:45 pm Workshops and Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm General Session - Customer View of the Industry Future Panel
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Annual Meeting of the Membership (members only)
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 1st Time Attendee & New Member Reception (by invitation only)
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm The AED Foundation Fundraising Gala
7:15 pm 13th Annual Live Auction Presented by The AED Foundation & Ritchie Bros.
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm After Hours Welcome Reception
Wednesday, January 15, 2020  
7:00 am - 3:00 pm Registration
7:30 am - 8:30 am Summit Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:30 am Canadian Breakfast (by invitation only)
7:30 am - 8:30 am Manufacturers' Advisory Council Breakfast (by invitation only)
8:30 am - 10:00 am Opening General Session
  13 Hours: An Insider's Account - Kris Paronto
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Hospitality Suites
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Construction Dealer Expo (CONDEX)
10:15 am - 1:15 pm Spouse/Guest Activity
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Public Policy Council Meeting (by invitation only)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Summit Luncheon
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm AED Foundation Research Report Press Conference
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Workforce Development Committee Meeting (by invitation only)
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Women in Construction Equipment Reception
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Summit Reception in Big Bar
Thursday, January 16, 2020  
6:30 am 1st Source Bank Fun Run/Walk 5K
7:30 am - 2:00 pm Registration
7:30 am - 8:30 am Summit Breakfast
8:30 am - 10:00 am General Session
  A "Happiness Platform" for America - Arthur Brooks
10:00 am - 2:00 pm Hospitality Suites
10:00 am - 2:00 pm Construction Dealer Expo (CONDEX)
10:30 am - 2:30 pm Spouse/Guest Activity
10:30 am - 11:30 am Emerging Leaders Council Meeting (by invitation only)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Summit Luncheon
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Small Dealer Committee Meeting (by invitation only)
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)
6:00 pm Doors Open for An Evening with Chris Christie
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner & A Conversation with Chris Christie Hosted by DLL
Friday, January 17, 2020  
8:30 am - 9:30 am PAC Breakfast (by invitation only)

 

Spouse/Guest Activities:

Art Institute of Chicago Tour
Date: Wednesday, January 15
Time: 10:15 am - 1:15 pm
Price: $175 (This price is in addition to the spouse/guest fee)
The Art Institute of Chicago, founded in 1879 and located in Chicago's Grant Park, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States. Recognized for its curatorial efforts and popularity among visitors, the museum hosts approximately 1.5 million people annually. Guests will enjoy a one-hour private tour around the museum, then have
time to explore on their own.  The tour includes transportation, admission, private tour and a $25 voucher for lunch at the Museum Café.

Lou Malnati's Cooking Class
Date: 
Thursday, January 16
Time: 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Price: $150 
(This price is in addition to the spouse/guest fee)
Lou Malnati's is as rich in history as its pizza is in flavor. Guests will arrive at Lou Malnati's Gold Coast and be directed where a personal instructor will help groups of five prepare Chicago-style deep dish pizzas. Guests will then get an exclusive sneak peek of the Lou Malnati’s kitchen. The grand reveal will come when the handmade pizza creations are served.  The tour includes transportation, cooking class and instructor, delicious custom menu and beverages.

AED Cancelation Policy: 
Refunds are not permitted within 14 business days of the event unless a note is received detailing a medical emergency or other similar event.


Event Type:Annual Conference
Category:Annual Membership Meeting
Early registration ends on Oct 26, 2019.
Regular registration starts on Oct 27, 2019 and ends on Jan 12, 2020.
Late registration starts on Jan 13, 2020.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

Register for this event  

Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Manufacturer/Service Provider/Publication - Non CONDEX/Suite/Sponsor
Member Fee: $1000.00$1025.00$1075.00
Non-Member Fee: $2000.00$2050.00$2150.00
 Equipment Dealer:Single Registrant
Member Fee: $900.00$925.00$975.00
Non-Member Fee: $1800.00$1850.00$1950.00
 Equipment Dealer: 2 Attendees
Member Fee: $675.00$700.00$750.00
Non-Member Fee: $1350.00$1400.00$1500.00
 Equipment Dealer: 3 Attendees
Member Fee: $440.00$455.00$505.00
Non-Member Fee: $880.00$910.00$1010.00
 Equipment Dealer: 4 Attendees
Member Fee: $440.00$455.00$505.00
Non-Member Fee: $880.00$910.00$1010.00
 Equipment Dealer: 5 Attendees
Member Fee: $340.00$350.00$400.00
Non-Member Fee: $680.00$700.00$800.00
 Equipment Dealer: 6 Attendees
Member Fee: $340.00$350.00$400.00
Non-Member Fee: $680.00$700.00$800.00
 Equipment Dealer 7 or More Attendees
Member Fee: $325.00$335.00$385.00
Non-Member Fee: $650.00$670.00$770.00
 CONDEX Exhibitor/Suite Participant/Sponsor
Member Fee: $300.00$300.00$350.00
Non-Member Fee: $300.00$300.00$350.00
 Spouse/ Family Member/Guest
Member Fee: $275.00$300.00$325.00
Non-Member Fee: $550.00$600.00$650.00