August 7-10, 2022 

Swissotel Chicago
323 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601 

Registration is now open for the 2022 SEA Institute on the SEA website. Here’s your chance to use your remaining 2021 travel budget funds. The registration cost for SEA members is $550. Non-members cost is $650. Registration includes institute sessions, breakfast, lunches, welcome reception and Willie Awards reception/dinner. Guests may attend the Sunday evening welcome reception at no charge. Monday and Tuesday evening optional activities are an additional cost for all attendees. Guests may attend the Willie Awards dinner at an additional cost. 

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Questions? Contact Valerie Cheatham at 


Enjoy first-class luxury at Swissotel Chicago just steps away from the city’s greatest attractions. The four-diamond hotel’s triangular shape means all rooms have a panoramic view of the Chicago skyline, Lake Michigan and Navy Pier. The hotel sits above the Chicago River where you can view tour boats and kayaks, walk along the Riverwalk or head two blocks to shop The Magnificent Mile.  

The room block rate, offered from August 7-11, is $209 for a standard room plus applicable taxes and fees. The rate will be honored three days pre- and post-event, based on availability.

All reservations must be made by July 5, 2022 to receive the room block rate.


Driving is not recommended. Parking is difficult to find and expensive. Valet parking at the hotel is $70/night, self-parking overnight off-site $57/night, and day parking off-site is $16.  


O’Hare International Airport OR 

Midway Chicago International Airport 

Midway is closer to the city. Both have commuter train access to the city or use Uber.  

For questions, or information on how to sponsor the institute: 

Contact Valerie Cheatham (, Dana Kelroy ( or Geri Miller ( 

Payments are made to the
Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives/2021 SEA Institute. 
Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made prior to the registration deadline will be refunded. Substitutions are encouraged. Cancellations made after July 14 are nonrefundable. 
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