Evening Event


CIDESCO Congress Opening Reception

Thursday, September 19, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm

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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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!

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!

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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

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.

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