Join us for the 2024 Annual Meeting in Chicago, April 30 – May 2, 2024!

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2024 Annual Meeting Chicago

April 30 - May 2


Registration is now open for NARS 2024 Annual Meeting! We will be returning to the Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk over April 30 – May 2, 2024.

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NARS is proud to welcome the following keynote speakers to our stage in 2024:

Katie Farmer, CEO, BNSF Railway
Tracy Robinson, President & CEO, Canadian National Railway
Jim Vena, CEO, Union Pacific

In addition, we are thrilled to announce these industry experts will also join us:

Arthur Adams, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, CSX
William H. Galligan, Author, Vision Accomplished
Tony Hatch, Analyst, abh consulting
Ian Jefferies, President & Chief Executive Officer, Association of American Railroads
Bob Lyons, President & CEO, GATX

…..with more speakers to be announced soon!

NARS 2024 Agenda

Again this year, we will be co-locating our meeting with the Traffic Club of Chicago’s Annual Golf Outing and Gala Dinner to host one of the premier networking opportunities in the rail shipping industry with our signature events being co-hosted on the same dates, in the same city and at the same hotel.

Traffic Club of Chicago

The registration fee for NARS 2024 is $575 until April 16 when the fee will increase to $625. Refunds for cancellations will only be allowed until April 23.

Registered Attendees

2024 Vendor Tables & Sponsorships

Vendor tables are $750 for 2024.
*Set up will be on Tuesday, April 30 and tear down will be late afternoon on the 1st.
*Opening Reception, Wednesday’s breakfast, coffee breaks and lunch will be held in the same room

Sign up with your registration (link above) or by clicking the button below.

Vendor Table & Sponsorship Sign Up

Hotel Information

Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk
301 E. North Water St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-464-1000

Book your room before Monday, April 15 to take advantage of our special NARS room rate of $259

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April 30
May 2
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Sheraton Grand Chicago
301 E. North Water St.
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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Tracy Stein
NARS Rail Shippers

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