PACA Conference Opens Registration, Reduces Fees

The 2012 PACA conference will take place in Chicago this year. The organisation has announced it’s first programming and a reduction in fees compared to last year. More info on


Always flexible, PACA 2012 will truly be your conference! You asked and we answered. You voted and we responded. We’ve reexamined fees, locations, sponsorships, networking opportunities, and the program to make this our most attend-able, most personalized, Conference experience!

Our early-bird rate is a greater value than ever. We’ve reduced fees way below 2011 prices while delivering the informative sessions, historic venues, networking areas, free conference-area WiFi, and fine fare that the PACA meeting is known for.

The PACA 2012 International Conference is moving to Chicago, one of the country’s most popular convention locations. Home to more that 400 corporate headquarters, Chicago is a where the nation comes to do business.

This year’s new program format will help you streamline your business while you’re in Chicago. The schedule will be split between business and technology tracks, helping attendees to plan their meetings and attend the sessions that best benefit their company.


Our event will be held at the chic Chicago Marriott Downtown, where you’ll encounter the epitome of luxury and convenience. Located on Michigan Avenue, this renowned Windy City landmark is walking distance to the city’s main attractions.

We’ve secured an amazing rate of just $199.00 per night for this lovely hotel where all the action will be taking place for the weekend. You can book your room here until September 27, 2012.

Nearby O’Hare International Airport, a major airline hub and the second busiest airport in the world, ensures ease of access for attendees coming from anywhere in the world.

Chicago’s walkable downtown is packed with distinctive neighborhoods featuring delectable restaurants, expressive art galleries, and trendy boutique shopping perfect for a quick break or unwinding after a productive day at the Conference.

The big draws, of course, are Wrigley Field (home to the Chicago Cubs) and the United Center (Chicago Bulls); Lincoln Park Zoo, a surprisingly free animal attraction; and Navy Pier, a carnival-like outdoor entertainment experience (think Ferris Wheel, carousel, and funhouse).


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