Evening Event


CIDESCO Congress Opening Reception

Thursday, September 19, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago, Toronto Room -
Hyatt West Tower

Join us as we welcome international and
domestic guests during a beautiful reception
featuring jazz piano entertainment, cocktails
and light hors d’oeuvres.

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International Attendees

USA (Only) Attendees


Evening Event


Cultural Evening Event
Chicago Architecture River Cruise & Dinner

Friday, September 20, 2019
6:00pm - 10:00pm
“Chicago’s Leading Lady” ship – Boards only steps from The Hyatt Regency Chicago!
Meet in the Lobby, East Tower to walk over.
Look for CIDESCO logo sign with gold.

Welcome aboard! Experience why the Chicago Architecture River Cruise is rated by TripAdvisor as the #1 tour in the City. Chicago architecture is legendary, and you will view it up close and personal! A highly trained and passionate docent will provide a detailed narrative of the various architectural styles that developed here and will share the stories of the people who designed and built one of the world’s most famous skylines!

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Walk to the Boat Dock (across the street from the Hyatt Regency Chicago)

7:00pm - 10:00pm
Architecture Cruise & Dinner

The relaxing river and lake tour features indoor and outdoor seating, a full-service bar and catering by Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse and music from a Jazz Trio!

Sorry, tickets are now SOLD OUT for the Cultural Evening Event - Boat/Dinner Cruise.

Check on-site with CIDESCO USA Staff for last minute ticket availability.

CIDESCO Cultural Evening Event: Chicago Architecture River & Lake Cruise & Dinner


Evening Events


The Architecture
of Beauty Gala

Saturday, September 21, 2019
6:30pm - 11:00pm
- The Architecture of Beauty Gala
At the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower)
99th Floor
Black Tie Invited

Location: Meet in Hyatt Lobby, East Tower for
6:30pm - Shuttle for the Gala Dinner
6:45pm - 11:00pm
- The Architecture of Beauty Gala

Enjoy views up to 50 miles away of 4 neighboring states, 360-degree views of downtown Chicago, the unmatched beauty of our lakefront and witness an
incredible sunset. Listen to the elegant music of a string quartet to set the mood!

Experience The LEDGE as a CIDESCO VIP!
Dare to step out onto The Ledge! Experience a private “The Ledge” held exclusively for CIDESCO World Congress guests!
Soaring 1,353’ above Chicago, you will have a birds-eye view of the magnificent skyline and lakefront! Surely an unforgettable night with your colleagues from around the world!

Check this ticket upgrade for The Ledge for $25 to get this experience when you register.

Sorry, tickets are now SOLD OUT for
The Architecture of Beauty Gala.

Check on-site with CIDESCO USA Staff for last minute ticket availability.