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Large Club Executive Conference



When: Sunday – Monday, October 1 – 2, 2017

Location: Evanston, IL

Lodging:   Hilton Garden Inn North Shore/Evanston, 1818 Maple Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
The Rate is $119 per night.  Make our reservation by either calling 1-877-STAYHGI with the group code: RCHI or online with the below link,


Booking Link:

Airports: O’Hare International; Midway

Local Shuttle / Uber / Taxi:
from O’Hare Uber is approximately $27; the host committee will request arrival and departure times of all attendees to encourage ride sharing


Registration Fee:  $55 conference registration and optional $50 Sunday dinner.



  • Sunday, October 1 – 4:00 PM at hotel
  • Sunday, October 1 – 5:30 PM  Meet in hotel lobby for transportation to Reception and Dinner.  The Rotary Club of Chicago is sponsoring the reception (i.e. beverages) and transportation.  Dinner included in registration fee.
  • Monday, October 2 – Breakfast on your own
  • Monday, October 2 - 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM Rotary International Headquarters.  Morning and afternoon snack breaks and lunch included in registration.
  • Monday, October 2 – Optional Dinner for those staying Monday evening.  Not included in registration, pass the hat.

Content: Top Five Areas of Discovery

                WEB - My Rotary, Club Central; Goal Setting/Reporting

                Reports available

                What’s next in the evolution of the systems at RI

                Brand Center

                Resources available and usefulness


                Additional Requests:

                Meeting with my Financial Representative

                Meeting with my CDS Representative


Presenters and Discovery Experts:  A final agenda and presenters for Monday will be completed with Rotary International and forwarded as soon as possible


•             John Hewko, General Secretary

•             Michelle Berg, Deputy General Secretary

•             David Alexander, General Manager & Chief Communications Officer

•             Eric Schmelling, General Manager & Chief Philanthropy Officer

•             Tom Thorfinnson, General Manager & Chief Strategic Officer (Commutes from Minnesota)

•             Peter Markos, General Manager & Chief Information Officer

•             Jim Barnes, General Manager & Chief Programs and Member Services Officer


Sunday, October 1, 2017 to Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Hilton Garden Inn - Chicago North Shore/Evanston
Hilton Garden Inn - Evanston
1818 Maple Ave
Evanston, IL  60201

(847) 475-6400
David L Phelps
Rotary International
Registration is required by September 22, 2017
Payment In Advance Only
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
Sunday Dinner
Rotary Int'l Headquarters Meeting


ROTARY/One Foundation

Rotaract Club of Chicago

Mailing Address:
65 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604 
Meeting Reservations:
All welcome, please register in advance in CALENDAR.
(3 1 2) 8 5 7 - 3 1 6 1
Voice mail  or text message only
Virtual Office:
(3 1 2) 3 7 2 - 3 9 0 0
(not located at ULC)

Khaled Akkawi,

Michael Salamun,
rotaract president

David Phelps,
chief administrative officer

Nancy Phelps,
member services  
Nancy Ashburn,