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

Headline Speakers will be located at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson Street, Evanston, IL 60208

Sessions will be located at one of the following:

Allen Center - McCorrmick Auditorium
2169 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Cahn Auditorium
600 Emerson Street
Evanston, IL 60208

Donald P. Jacobs Center
Owen L. Coon Forum
2001 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208

Lutkin Memorial Hall
700 University Place
Evanston, IL 60208

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall
50 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Tuesday Dinner will be located at James L. Allen Center, 2169 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208

Receptions & Meals will be located at the Tent on Deering Meadow, 1937 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60201

Conference Registration

Please click here to register for Kellogg on Growth 2016.

For assistance with issues registering, please contact growthforum@kellogg.northwestern.edu.

Conference Check-in

Check-in will be located at Donald P. Jacobs Center, 2001 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208


Conference Registrants may stay in a hotel located within comfortable walking distance of the Northwestern University campus.

Hyatt House Chicago/Evanston
1515 Chicago Ave
Evanston IL 60201

Rate: $179 / Book before October 23rd

For reservations, call 1-866-974-9288 or visit www.chicagoevanston.house.hyatt.com

Hilton Orrington
1710 Orrington Ave
Evanston IL 60201

Rate: $159 / Book before October 19th.
Individual reservations cancelled after October 19th will be charged for one night room + tax.

For reservations, call 1-800-HILTONS or visit www.orringtonevanston.hilton.com and enter the code “NKG” in the box marked “Group/Convention Code.”


Business casual attire

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.

Public Transportation

The CTA “Purple Line” train stops at the Foster Street station in Evanston. Walk two blocks east to the Donald P. Jacobs Center. Metra stops at Davis Street. Walk three blocks east to Chicago Ave. and four blocks north to the Jacobs Center.

Learn more about public transit options

Due to very limited parking, we encourage visitors to use alternate means of transportation.

If you choose to drive, we recommend parking in the South Garage connected to the Segal Visitors Center located at 1841 Sheridan Road. Please plan extra time for parking and locating your session. Should the South Garage fill, we recommend using the North Garage.

Learn more about parking options


All meals will accommodate a variety of dietary needs. If you or a guest have a particular dietary request, please email growthforum@kellogg.northwestern.edu.


Alumni breakfast: 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. / Guild Lounge, Scott Hall

Main breakfast: 7:30 - 8:45 a.m. / Deering Meadow Tent


11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. / Deering Meadow Tent


For any questions about Accessibility please contact GrowthForum@kellogg.northwestern.edu.

For Assistance

Please contact us at GrowthForum@kellogg.northwestern.edu or call 847-467-7037.