2017 Annual Meeting

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago
Sunday, September 10 through Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Welcome from Keynote Speaker, Phillip Van Hooser

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Join us in "Sweet Home Chicago"

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The Annual Meeting is a time not only to learn and share valuable takeaway information but to develop and rekindle lifelong friendships as only occurs when Selected members gather.

Reservation Deadline: August 7, 2017

Selected’s specially negotiated rate is $299/night.
Our special rates are available three days before and after the meeting, but only on a room availability basis as determined by the hotel. Members are strongly encouraged to make reservations as soon as possible for best rates and availability since our room block may fill before the reservation deadline.
ONLINE: Click here to book your hotel reservation online.



The Radisson Blu is 18 miles (about 29 kilometers) from O’Hare International Airport and 12 miles (about 20 kilometers) from Midway International Airport.

Taxis, Uber, Lyft and car rentals including Hertz, Avis and Enterprise are all available at the airport. In addition, other options include Metra Rail or CTA as well as other local transportation sources. Visit the airport websites for additional information.

Tips for Travel to Chicago

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Access materials from past Annual Meetings including recordings, photos, CE information and more.

NOTE: Non-members are welcome to attend meeting sessions for which Selected has made application for continuing education to the Academy of Professional Funeral Service and applicable states. Please contact Director of Meetings and Education Amy Hunt at 1-800-323-4219 for a list of available sessions and cost.