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11/12/2015 to 11/13/2015
When: November 12-13, 2015
Where: Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile
633 N St Clair St
Chicago, Illinois  60611
United States
Contact: Kristina Zwolfer

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Registration Fees

 Category  By 10/30/15  After 10/31/15 
 GI Member  Complimentary  Complimentary
 Anniversary Celebration Reception and  Dinner Event  $125  $125
 Mentor Series Program  $125  $150



Thursday, November 12

  • Board and Committee Meetings (Members, see full schedule here)
  • Mentor Series - 10:30am-3:45pm (Ticketed event)
  • 80th/60th Anniversary Celebration of The Giving Institute and Giving USA (Ticketed event)
    • 5:30-7:00pm - Reception at the residence of John Glier of Grenzebech Glier and Associates
    • 7:30pm - Dinner at the University Club of Chicago

Friday, November 13

  • Welcome Reception and Breakfast - 9:00-10:00am
  • Gurin Forum - 10:00-11:30am


The November meetings will take place at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile. Reservations should be made no later than Monday, October 19 and cannot be guaranteed even before this date.

To book, please call the hotel directly at 888.591.1234. Identify yourself as a GI attendee to receive the discounted group rate of $259/night. Alternatively, you can book directly online.


Refunds, minus a $25 administrative fee for all events for which a fee was charged, will be issued on written cancellations received on or before Monday, October 12, 2015. Phone cancellations WILL NOT be accepted. Registrants assume full responsibility for notification to and verification of receipt by the Giving Institute 2015 November Meetings. Refunds will be processed 2-3 weeks after the meeting. 

Refunds or credits will not be given for failure to attend, late arrival, flight/transportation cancellations, unattended events or early departure. In the rare event of a meeting cancellation, Giving Institute is not responsible for nor will provide refunds for costs associated with travel, airfare, hotel or transportation costs incurred by the registered attendee. It is always recommended that the registrant considering purchasing independent travel insurance.

Giving Institute registration fees are not tax-deductible as a charitable contribution, but may be deductible as a business expense. Consult your tax advisor.

Registration and attendance at or participation in the GI November Meetings constitutes an agreement by the registrant to GI's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproduction and audiotapes of such events activities.




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