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Dates October 25 - 26, 2017
Location Crowne Plaza Chicago - Northbrook, Northbrook, IL
Instructor Rowdy Brixey - President, Brixey Engineering, Inc.
Audience Plant Managers, Plant Engineers, Maintenance Managers, Operations Managers, Maintenance Supervisors & Planners/Schedulers
Registration ASB Members: $1,295     NonMembers: $1,795
Deadline: October 10, 2017
Group Registration Discount
Schedule Starts: 8:00am CT Wednesday, October 25
Ends: 4:00pm CT Thursday, October 26



Northbrook is one of the most vibrant communities on Chicago's North Shore. Upon arrival, you'll instantly be captivated by its charm. Traces of Northbrook's pioneer past remain in the 18 streets named for settlers, who made their home on the boundless prairie that was once home to hunting camps for bands of traveling Potawatomi Indians. Today, you can enjoy endless upscale shopping and dining options and the friendly, neighborhood feel of Northbrook's downtown shopping district, which features boutiques and specialty stores.


Crowne Plaza Chicago - Northbrook
2875 North Milwaukee Avenue
Northbrook, Illinois  60062
Hotel Phone: (847) 298-2525
Phone Reservatons:
(847) 493-6929
Hotel Website

Reservation Deadline: October 10, 2017

Online Hotel Reservations Click Here.

Room Rate: $119 single/double.  Rate includes breakfast

Located in the North Suburbs of Chicago within a short walk of River Trail Nature Center, Crowne Plaza Chicago - Northbrook is within 2 miles of Grove National Historic Landmark.  This 318 room, 3.5-star hotel has 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a 24- hour fitness center.  Rob Roy Golf Course and Northbrook Sports Complex are also nearby.


A special ASB rate of $119, single/double occupancy (includes breakfast), is available to workshop attendees at the Crowne Plaza Chicago - Northbrook.  Please make your reservation directly with the Crowne Plaza on or before October 10, 2017 by calling (847) 493-6929.  When making your reservation please be sure to mention the group code ASB to obtain the group rate of $119.

Reservations may be made online by clicking here.

The hotel will accept reservations at the reduced conference rate on a space-available basis until October 10, 2017 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 12.00%).  Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card at the time of reservation.  All cancellations must be canceled by 24 hours prior (6pm CT) to arrival to avoid a penalty of one night’s room and tax.


Airport Information
The closes major airports to the Crowne Plaza Chicago - Northbrook are:

The preferred airport for the Crowne Plaza Chicago - Northboork is Chicago O'Hare International (ORD).

Ground Transportation
Taxi, shared rides and shuttle service are readily available between Chicago International Airport and the hotel.

Taxi: Approximately $35, one-way, plus gratuity.

Shared Rides: 
Uber - Approximately $24 - $31 (UberX, one-way), riders requesting UberX, UberXL, and UberSELECT should meet their driver upstairs on the depatures level in the Rideshare Pickup zone.  Riders requesting UberBlack or those in the International Terminal (5) should meet their driver downstairs on the arrivals level.
Lyft - Approximately $17 - $25 (Lyft, one-way), after you land and grab your bags, open the app to find your pickup zone.  You'll be directed to Departures at the Domestic Terminal and Arrivals at the International Terminal.

Shuttle: You may also take shuttle service, GO Airport Express, from Chicago O'Hare to the Crowne Plaza. Please remember this is an airport shuttle and will make stops at other locations before arriving at the Crowne Plaza. Reservations are required for arrivals into Chicago.  The approximate cost of the shuttles are $96.00 round-trip.  You may make your reservations by calling (888) 284-3826 or online by clicking here.




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