Chicago Events

Plastic Surgery The Meeting brings together the best and the brightest surgeons in the specialty, poised to share their expertise with colleagues who arrive from 73 countries around the globe. Chicago has something for everyone and we’ve arranged everything so you can visit some of Chicago’s top tourist attractions.

Chicago Tours

Families and friends are welcome at Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2018;Chicago Tours and ASPS has arranged for optional tours to be available for all spouses, guests and children so they can visit some of Chicago's top tourist attractions including the Museum of Science and Industry, the Shedd Aquarium, the Children's Museum and a behind the scenes look at the Field Museum. Transportation will be provided to and from McCormick Place to each attraction.

Kid Zone

The American Society of Plastic SurgeonsASPS Kid Zone is introducing the ASPS Kid Zone at this year's Plastic Surgery the Meeting. ASPS is partnering with KiddieCorp to provide on-site childcare to all children of registered attendees, spouses or guests ages 6 months through 12 years old. Activities will include age appropriate group games, arts & crafts, music, entertainment and story time.

The ASPS Kid Zone will be available from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 29 through Monday, Oct. 1, in room W194B at McCormick Place West. Parents can choose a half-day rate of $50 or a full day rate of $100 per child.

Advanced registration is mandatory to take advantage of this program. The registration deadline is Wednesday, August 22, 2018.

Sunday Night Live with Dana Carvey

Make your plans PSF Fundraisernow to 'party on' with the great Dana Carvey of Saturday Night Live and Wayne's World fame at 8 p.m., Sunday Sept. 30, 2018, in the Chicago Ballroom of the Sheraton Grand Chicago.

The Emmy-award winning actor and comedian, Dana Carvey, is best known for his iconic characters — most memorably Church Lady, Grumpy Old Man, Hans of the Hans and Franz body-building duo, and, of course everyone's favorite — Garth — Mike Myer's "excellent co-host" on the classic sketch-turned-feature-film, Wayne’s World.

Close The Loop 5K

The Close the Loop 5K raceClose The Loop 5K will take place from 6-9 a.m., Sunday Sept. 30, where runners/walkers can enjoy a great view of Lincoln Park Zoo.

Packets will be available for pick-up starting at 6 a.m. The race start time is 7 a.m. The course starts and ends at the same point west of the Chicago Park District's South Field House in Lincoln Park. It will be run on asphalt paths (some gravel segments) around the Lincoln Park Zoo.

Chicago Cubs

Participate in this exclusive Chicago Cubs opportunity to watch the Chicago Cubs take on the St. Louis Cardinals from the Wrigley Field’s largest luxury suite. The Fannie Mae Bleacher Sweet provides direct access to the world famous bleacher seats in the outfield.

Only 50 tickets are available and are limited to domestic members and residents only. Transportation to and from Plastic Surgery The Meeting will be provided.  

Chicago Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Blackhawkshave teamed up with MB Ice Arena to create a memorable preseason experience for you and your family and friends when you purchase a 100- or 200-level ticket to a Chicago Blackhawks preseason game.

Chicago Concierge

Chicago Concierge is a professional reservation service and visitors guide provided by local hospitality experts in partnership with McCormick Place and the convention and tourism bureau, Choose Chicago. All services are offered complimentary to attendees and exhibitors.

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