Registration opens this summer. Sign up to be notified HERE.

Starting October 23, 2023

Chicago, IL



Connections are around every corner at ‘the NIC’ 

With thousands of decision-makers across the senior housing and care landscape in attendance, ‘the NIC’ is the can’t miss event of the year. Known for prioritizing networking, ‘the NIC’ delivers a highly unique, curated, and dynamic environment conducive to making, and deepening, relationships.

Networking Lounges

Comfortable networking areas are conveniently located and available for attendees to develop relationships and conduct business with industry peers. There are two areas in the hotel specifically designated as official Networking Lounges. The Atrium Networking Lounge is an open, light-filled bi-level space in the Atrium of the Marquis and the Dignitary Networking Lounge on the Lobby Level has a cozy, boutique atmosphere. Both spaces offer ample conversational areas available for business meetings and casual networking.

Additionally, the Mezzanine Networking Lounge will offer attendees a variety of resources including the Specialty Coffee Bar, Headshot Lounge, LinkedIn Corner, and Shoe Shine.


NIC Receptions 

Keep the conversations going on Wednesday and Thursday nights during the Receptions! Enjoy getting to know other attendees and strike up conversations you’ve been wanting to have among the fun, food, and fare.

Welcome Reception
Wednesday, September 14, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Networking Reception
Thursday, September 15, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Women’s Networking Meetup

Women are invited to participate in an informal networking event co-sponsored by American Seniors Housing Association, Argentum’s Women in Leadership Initiative, and Senior Housing Women’s Initiative.

Wednesday, September 14, 10:00 – 11:00 AM

First-time Attendees

New to ‘the NIC?’ We’ve got you covered. We offer several activities and resources specifically tailored to first-time attendees to help you successfully navigate the conference, including an orientation webinar, a First-time Attendee Gathering, and First-time Attendee Morning Connections. Mark your calendars!

First-time Attendee Webinar

Wednesday, August 17 from 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM

First-time Attendee Gathering

Wednesday, September 14 from 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

First-time Attendee Morning Connections

Thursday, September 15 from 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Friday, September 16 from 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

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