Annual Governance Meetings 2018

Oct. 7-11
Swissotel Chicago

Annual Governance Meetings 2018

Join us for the 2018 Annual Governance Meetings at the Swissotel in Chicago. Held twice a year, these meetings empower CCIM Institute members to shape the future of the organization and its role in the commercial real estate industry. The schedule of events also includes the CCIM Global Conference, the Comprehensive Exam and Pinning Ceremony, the inaugural ball, and more opportunities to connect with CCIMs and other influential professionals.

Governance Meetings online registration is now closed.

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Swissotel Chicago
323 E. Upper Wacker Dr. 
Chicago, IL 60601


Get the most of the meeting experience by attending these additional events. You can register for these when you register for the governance meetings.

Annual Governance Meetings Welcome Reception
Oct. 7 | 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. | Zurich EFG at Swissotel

Kick off your meetings or exam experience with a reception featuring spectacular views of the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan. Meet CCIM leadership, exam takers, and first-time attendees. NOTE: Attendees must print their badge and ticket at the CCIM registration desk prior to attending this reception. Pre-registration is required.

Whiskey 101: A Tasting and Networking Event to Benefit the CCIM Foundation
Oct. 7 | 8 p.m.-10 p.m. | Drumbar, 201 E. Delaware Place | $95.00

Join fellow CCIM Institute members for a tasting of whiskeys from around the globe at Drumbar. Your ticket includes a private one-and-a-half-hour guided tasting led by a whiskey expert covering manufacturing and production, history, and more. Light appetizers, beer, and wine will also be provided. Proceeds will support the CCIM Foundation. Pre-registration is required.

Networking Breakfast
Oct. 8 | 7:45 a.m.-9:15 a.m.

Enjoy an energizing breakfast and a thought-provoking discussion with your fellow CCIMs. Bring your business cards and network by specialty. Pre-registration is required.

Global Connections Luncheon
Oct. 8 | 12:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m. | $60.00

Meet CCIMs from around the world and hear from international commercial real estate experts. Pre-registration is required.

CCIM Global Conference

Join us for CCIM Institute's signature event, where CCIMs and other industry pros trade ideas that shape the future of the industry. The conference features our keynote speaker and decision makers from top commercial real estate firms. Your conference ticket includes access to the opening reception (5:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8) and the main program (Tuesday, Oct. 9, 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.). This event is open to CCIMs and non-CCIMs.

Member Price: $295.00 | List Price: $350.00

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Illinois Chapter Networking Event
Oct. 8 | 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.| Ace Bounce | $50.00

Experience Ace Bounce, an immense ping-pong playground with award-winning chefs and mixologists. Hosted by the Illinois CCIM Chapter, attendees can enjoy appetizers, select drinks, and unlimited table tennis in a truly elegant space. Don't miss this one! Pre-registration is required.

Inaugural Ball: Reach for the Stars
Oct. 9 | 7 p.m.-10 p.m.| Adler Planetarium | $130.00

Celebrate the inauguration of 2019 CCIM Institute President Barbara Crane, CCIM, and the 2019 management team at the Adler Planetarium. Dress code: black tie optional. Transportation will be provided. Pre-registration is required.

Deals and Drinks
Oct. 10 | 2 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Make your next business connection at Deals and Drinks, where CCIM Institute members can present property haves and wants. Approximately 30 days before the event, registrants will receive an email about how they can apply to be a presenter. Pre-registration is required.

Things to Do in Chicago

Please visit for recommeded activities.


Chicago O'Hare International Airport - 18.4 miles northwest

  • Alternate transportation: GO Airport Express; fee $32 USD (one way); on request
  • Estimated taxi fare: $45 USD (one way)

Midway International Airport - 12.6 miles southwest

  • Alternate transportation: GO Airport Express; fee $27 USD (one way); on request
  • Estimated taxi fare: $40 USD (one way)

Public Transportation - 'L' Train

  • Blue Line - O'Hare to Clark and Lake stop
  • Orange Line - Midway to State and Lake stop