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Registration is now open! 



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Registration Types Early
Paid By 6/29/18
Paid After 6/29/18
Member $550 $600
Member - Two or More* $530 $580


$630 $705
Non-Member - Two or More* $605 $680
Title VI Native American Aging Program $305 $330
One Day Only $350 $380
*If registering for two or more guests, you must register all attendees on the same order.


Conference Location

All events and registration for the n4a 2018 Conference & Tradeshow will take place at the centrally-located Sheraton Grand Chicago. 


Sheraton Grand Chicago

301 East North Water Street

Chicago, Illinois


The 43rd Annual n4a Conference & Tradeshow will take place at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. The Sheraton Grand Chicago is located in Chicago's city center and provides meeting and lodging under one roof. The hotel has well-appointed guest rooms and five restaurants/bars to satisfy every appetite. Located on the Chicago Riverwalk, the hotel puts you within walking distance to Navy Pier, Millennium Park and many of Chicago’s most popular attractions and restaurants.


Discounted lodging rates are available for n4a Conference participants until  June 30, 2018 or until the group block is sold out, whichever occurs first. If you have issues booking your reservation, it may be due to sold out dates outside of the conference dates. Select only the days of the conference to reserve your accommodations.  Please note: the n4a group block has sold out the last several years, so you are encouraged to make your reservations early.


Room Rates

Traditional Room, Single/Double          $219, plus applicable taxes (currently 16.4%)



Click here to book your room through the online reservations system. Call the Sheraton reservations team at 888.627.7106 prior to the reservation deadline and reference the "n4a Conference" to book your reservation and receive the group rate.


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Agenda at a Glance

A detailed Conference agenda is available. The following Schedule at a Glance is provides an overview of the 2018 Conference schedule.

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Marketing Opportunities

Area Agencies on Aging around the country are seeking new lines of business in the areas of health care delivery and long-term care. The n4a 2018 Annual Conference will enable business leaders in these industries to discuss innovations and partnership opportunities that can help Area Agencies on Aging develop and expand the valuable services they provide to the community.


Ensure that your company is part of the conversation by attending the 2018 n4a Conference!


The n4a Conference offers an unparalleled opportunity to connect with leaders in aging - business partners, vendors and decision makers - who are interested in exploring ideas for new ways to stay competitive while delivering top-notch services to help older Americans age with dignity in their communities.


Sponsor Opportunities          Exhibit Opportunities          Advertising Opportunities   

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Disposition notices were emailed to the main contact on the submission on Tuesday, March 6,  2018. Individuals with accepted presentations agree that they will attend the conference and present as scheduled. 


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The n4a Annual Conference & Tradeshow is the largest and most prestigious gathering of local aging leaders and professionals in the United States. More than 1,000 Aging Network professionals, as well as nationally renowned decision-makers and experts, participate in the Conference because they know that the issues and programs they care about most will be showcased. 


Why do attendees return year after year? Responses to post-Conference surveys overwhelmingly show that participants leave the event with exciting new information, tools, and contacts they can leverage as soon as they return to their agencies.  We hope that you will not only attend but also contribute your depth of knowledge and expertise by participating in a workshop or Fast-Track session.



If you wish to revise the speaker list that you submitted with your proposal, please provide the changes no later than March 10, 2018. To do so, use the form on the n4a website. You will need your proposal number to submit presenter changes.