Welcome Reception


History of Chicago at Revel Motor Row

Date: Sunday, November 4, 2018
Time: 7:30–9:00 p.m.
Location: 2400 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616

At the AFP Welcome Reception, attendees will experience a piece of Chicago history at the iconic Revel Motor Row that was previously occupied by the Chicago Illinois Automobile Club and the Chicago Defender Building. This unique piece of architecture, located just a few blocks from the convention center, was built by the famous Philip Maher in the 1930s.

Walk through a timeline of Chicago’s rich history by experiencing Chicago Architecture, Chicago’s World Fair, Chicago Sports, Lollapalooza, and Chicago Blues.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will transportation be provided?
Yes, AFP will provide shuttles from the Convention Center to Revel Motor Row and return shuttles to all hotels within the AFP hotel block.

What if I don’t have time to get my badge beforehand, do I need it to get into the reception?
If you do not have your registration badge, you may still attend the reception. You will simply need to check-in with staff onsite. However, we encourage you to retrieve your registration badge before the event to help expedite entry.

What is the attire?