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2018 Annual Meeting

May 16 - May 18

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Preliminary Agenda Meeting Registrants as of Feb. 15, 2018Meeting & Golf Registration NARS W-9

Registration Open!

Don’t miss out on this exciting program which tackles today’s important issues including Infrastructure, NAFTA, Adapting and Adopting Technology, Shipper Success, Economic Outlook and much more.

The meeting will be held May 16-18, 2018 at the Hyatt McCormick Place in conjunction with Traffic Club of Chicago events.  Enjoy two exciting events in one location!

Golf Outing

This year’s outing will be held at Cog Hill in Lemont, IL in partnership with the Traffic Club of Chicago (TCC).  NARS will have Course #1 at Cog Hill.  Those golfing through the Traffic Club will golf on Course #s 2, 3 and 4.   This is a great chance to connect with your NARS peers during golf and network with a broader group at the Networking BBQ.  To  register for the NARS Golf Outing, click on the link above.  To register for golf on the TCC courses, visit the Traffic Club site at

Cog Hill, 12294 Archer Avenue, Lemont, IL 60439

Date & Time
Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Shotgun start @ 9:00AM — all golfers must check in by 8:15AM

Registration Includes
Green fees, Golf carts, Course contests.

Networking BBQ from 1:30PM – 5:30PM w/ open bar via separate ticket purchase.

Club Rentals
If you will be renting golf clubs for the Annual Dinner Golf Outing, we recommend reserving a set before-hand by calling the Cog Hill Pro Shop at (630) 257-5872 ext. 318.

Rain Policy
The NARS Golf Outing will take place rain or shine. If the course becomes unplayable due to severe weather, rain checks will be issued upon request.

Hotel Information

The Hyatt McCormick Place Hotel is conveniently located in downtown Chicago. Click on the link below to make your hotel reservations. Book your group rate for North American Rail Shippers Association (NARS).

Our group rate is $259.00 per night. This rate is available until all rooms have been reserved or until April 27, 2018. (All reservation requests and/or changes received after the cut-off date will be accepted on a space and rate available basis.)

Reserve Your Room

Alternatively, you can contact Hyatt Reservations Desk directly at (888) 421-1442 and ask for the “North American Rail Shippers Association” for our group rate.
Transportation: Visit this link to learn more about transportation to the Hyatt and parking.

Group Rate Cut-Off Date is April 27, 2018

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May 16
May 18


Carrie Foor


Hyatt McCormick Place
2233 S Martin Luther King Dr
Chicago, IL 60616 United States
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(312) 567-1234
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