The response to our first Girl Geek Dinner has been outstanding! If you’re still interested in attending our event on Friday August 22nd, please send an email to ChicagoGGD@gmail.com with your name or join us on facebook so we can enter you in the AON building’s visitor system. See you tomorrow night!
Our first event is finally here and it will be a great time!
We’re calling it Dinner 0- the goal is to brainstorm ideas for our future events, so if there’s anything in particular you’re interested in talking about or any evenings you’d prefer to meet, we’ll talk about it Friday!
Confirming details and directions below. Let us know (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions. If you’re unable to make it, no problem- we’ll see you next time!
Aon Building: 200 E Randolph 25th Floor (ThoughtWorks office)
See directions below for getting to and entering the building
Friday August 22, 2008
5:30 Doors open
6:00 Event begins
8:30 Event ends
Food and Drinks: Appetizers, Wine, and Chocolate fondue fountains
For any questions that evening on directions or building entry, please call Carrie at: (773) 882-1916
Thanks and hope to see you Friday!
Directions to AON and entering building:
AON: As the second tallest building in Chicago, security at the Aon Center is rather tight. All guests are required to show proof of identification through valid picture IDs. Once you arrive at the building, please enter through the South lobby doors located on Randolph Street and proceed to the Guest Registration Center. Building Greeters will welcome guests, locate their names on the I-Visitor system, request photo identification, and print guest badges. Guests will then be directed through the automatic portals, allowing unescorted access to the building elevator banks. Please use the elevators in the lower lobby labeled Levels 21-37. Exit the elevator on the 25th floor and proceed to the reception area.
Directions to Garage:
From the North:
Lake Shore Drive South to Randolph Drive Exit (turn right). Drive 2 blocks to Columbus Drive (stop light) (turn right) (immediately into the left lane). Drive one block to Lake Street (stop light) (turn left). Drive ½ block, entrance to the garage is located on the left side of the Lake Street.
From the South:
Lake Shore Drive North to Randolph Drive Exit (turn left). Drive 2 blocks to Columbus Drive (stop light) (turn right) (immediately into the left lane). Drive one block to Lake Street (stop light) (turn left). Drive ½ block, entrance to the parking garage is located on the left side of Lake Street.
From the West (I 90/I 94 – Dan Ryan/O’Hare Airport):
Ohio Street exit East to Michigan Avenue (turn right). Drive 2 blocks (past the river) to Inter. South Water Street (stop light) (turn left). Drive ½ block to Inter. Stetson Street (stop sign) (turn right) the road will curve east, Entrance to the parking garage is on the right.
From the West (I 290 – Eisenhower):
Congress East to Columbus Drive (turn left). Drive about 1½ miles(1block past Randolph Drive) to Lake Street (turn left). Entrance to the parking garage is located on the left side of Lake Street.
Expect to spend between $20 and $25 on parking.
CTA Red, Brown, Green, Purple and Orange Lines have stops that are within easy walking distance of the Aon Center. For more information please visit RTA Tripsweb
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