49th AMA–Sheth Foundation Doctoral Consortium:
The Past, Present and Future of Marketing #AMADocCon14


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Our conference will take place on the beautiful campus of Northwestern University at the Kellogg School of Management.

James L. Allen Center
2169 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208                                            
                     Donald P. Jacobs Center
2001 Sheridan Road                                        
Evanston, IL  60208 

Conference Registration:

Attendance at the 49th AMA–Sheth Foundation Doctoral Consortium is by invitation only. The 2014 Consortium registration deadline is Sunday, June 1, 2014. To register and submit your program information, please refer to the instructions on the personal invitation you received via email in late April.

For assistance with issues registering or uploading your bio and photo, contact: AMAconsortium2014@kellogg.northwestern.edu


Accommodation for Consortium Fellows
Consortium Fellows will stay in one of three student residence halls within comfortable walking distance to the Jacobs and Allen Center locations. Each single sleeping room is air-conditioned and supplied with linen service (pillow, sheets, blankets, towels). There will be one or two communal bathrooms on each floor with a minimum of 2 toilets, 2 showers and 2 sinks in each. Bathrooms will have toilet tissue and hand soap and we ask that you bring your own personal toiletries (shower soap, shampoo, etc.).

Check-in Locations

Foster-Walker Complex
1927 Orrington Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847.467.HOME (4663)
Check-in: Thursday, June 26, 4:00pm
Check-out: Sunday, June 29, 11:00am

                   Consortium Registration
James L. Allen Center
2169 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: 847.864.9270
Thursday, June 26, 2:00pm – 8:30pm

Accommodation for Consortium Faculty

Consortium Faculty are invited to stay in one of four hotels located within comfortable walking distance of the Northwestern University campus. If booking online, be sure to enter the respective online booking code in the area “Group/Convention Code.” If booking by phone, be sure to request the AMA–Sheth Foundation Doctoral Consortium room block.

The Homestead:
1625 Hinman Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Online booking code: ama14
Deadline to reserve: June 1, 2014
Nightly rate: $99
Types of Rooms: Standard Guest Rooms (one queen bed or 2 twin beds)
Reservations include: complimentary breakfast, Wi-Fi and nearby garage parking.
Best Western University Plaza:
1501 Sherman Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
847.491.6400 or toll-free: 800.EVANSTON 
Online reservations not available
Deadline to reserve: June 1, 2014
Nightly Rate: $109
Types of Rooms:  Single
Reservations include: complimentary breakfast

Hilton Orrington:
1710 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
847.866.8700 or toll-free: 888.677.4648
Online booking code: AMA
Deadline to reserve: June 1, 2014
Nightly Rate: $149
Types of Rooms: Deluxe Guest Room (King or 2 Double Beds)
Hilton Garden Inn:
1818 Maple Ave., Evanston, IL 60201 
847.475.6400 or toll-free: 877.STAY HGI
Online booking code: AMA
Deadline to reserve: June 1, 2014
Nightly Rate: $159–$174
Types of room: King, King with sofabed, Two double beds

Transportation and Parking:

The Northwestern University campus is located approximately 40 minutes from O’Hare airport and in excess of one hour from Midway airport.

Please click here to find directions to the Northwestern campus and additional information including Public Transportation.

If you need to drive, you can find parking information here. Please note that while permits are not required on the weekend, they are required M-F 8:30 am-4:00 pm. We recommend you park in the North Garage – permits can be purchased at the nearby kiosk (see kiosk location information on parking information page).


Full breakfast will be served each morning at the Allen Center. Please refer to the detailed Consortium schedule for specific times and locations for lunch and dinner.