Attendee Information

General Information

Attire: The attire for all conference events is business casual​.

Badges: Conference educational and networking activities are open to all registered individuals. Your badge is proof of registration. Please wear your badge to all conference functions, sessions, receptions and meals.

Climate: In late October, the Chicago area averages upper 50s to low 60s during the day and low 40s overnight.
Time Zone: Central Daylight Time (CDT)


New SIOR designees receive one complimentary registration within the first two years of membership. To check membership dates and apply your complimentary registration, please contact SIOR Events at 202.449.8208 or e-mail to apply your discount.

Not sure if you're eligible? Contact Ying-Ying Chow, Manager of Admissions, at 202.449.8234 or for details.


Thursday, October 26, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 12 noon
New Member Orientation & Luncheon
Sponsored by Dermody Properties

1:15 - 2:45 p.m.
Opening General Session
​Sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Friday, October 27, 2017
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
New Member & Young Professional Reception

International Attendees

SIOR welcomes our members and potential members from around the globe. Special conference registration rates are available for international attendees (members and non-members residing outside of North America).

  • Free registration for those attending their first SIOR world conference.
  • 50% off the standard registration rate for those who have attended in the past.

Young Professionals (YPs)

The SIOR Young Professionals are hosting several events during the SIOR Fall World Conference. Do not miss out on these exciting networking opportunities!

Wednesday, October 26, 2017
8 - 10 p.m. Young Professionals' Night Out ($)
Sponsored by Panattoni Development Co.

Friday, October 27, 2017
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.. New Member & Young Professional Reception

Legacy Circle & Anniversary Members

Legacy Circle Members are individuals who have attained more than 30 years of SIOR membership. SIOR Anniversary Members are those that have held the designation for over 10 years and are celebrating 10, 20, 30 years of membership with SIOR in the 2017 calendar year.

SIOR Legacy Circle and Anniversary Members receive additional benefits during conferences, such as reserved seating during general sessions and special networking events.

Friday, October 27, 2017
8:45 - 10 a.m. Legacy Circle Breakfast

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