PTNPA Technical Forum 2019
July 10 to 11
Westin O'Hare Rosemont

Technical Forum Details

The PTNPA Technical Forum features industry leaders, educational speakers, and opportunities to learn and network with technical experts, scientific solution providers and other PTNPA members. All Technical Forum attendees will receive a Certificate of Participation to demonstrate your ongoing commitment to food safety in the Nut Industry.

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Hotel Details

Technical Forum 2019 will be held at the Chicago Westin O'Hare located at 6100 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018, minutes away from the O'Hare International Airport.

We have reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate for PTNPA members attending Technical Forum 2019. The block will expire on Friday, June 14, 2019. Book early to guarantee availability and to benefit from the group rate. Please contact the Westin O'Hare by calling (888) 627-8359 and using group name: PTNPA Technical Forum, or click below. 


Registration Details & Pricing

  • Early Bird Rate  |  Before May 17  |  $475
  • Regular Rate  |  May 18 to June 21  |  $500
  • Late Rate  |  After June 22  |  $550

Multiple Attendees Discount: If you have more than one person from the same company attending, please use promo code "TechMultiple" at checkout to receive a $25 discount.

Cancellation Note: Technical Forum registrations cancelled by May 17, 2019 will be fully refunded, upon written request. Registrants who cancel after May 17 will be eligible for a 50% refund, upon receipt of a written request to the PTNPA. All registrations cancelled after June 1, 2019 are not refundable.

Event Insurance:  Technical Forum attendees have the option of purchasing Event Insurance through a 3rd party when registering to attend Technical Forum 2019. Similar to Travel Insurance, Event Insurance can reimburse registration fees and other costs if attendees are unable to attend the event for one of the 24 covered reasons, like a covered medical emergency. VIEW DETAILS HERE. Please CLICK HERE to view a list of covered reasons included in the Event Ticket Protection cancellation coverage. NOTE: These reasons are mandated by the Allianz Event Ticket Protection product. PTNPA does not have the ability to add/remove any of the covered reasons and is not in any way affiliated with Allianz Global Assistance.

Travel Information

  • Minutes from Chicago O’Hare International Airport

  • Walking distance of the Blue Line "EL" train linking to downtown Chicago

  • Self-parking or valet available onsite for a daily fee

  • Easily accessible from I-294 and I-90

Area Information

Conveniently located moments from the airport and walking distance to the CTA Blue Line station, providing links to downtown Chicago. Take in a show at the adjacent Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Also nearby is the Park at Rosemont offering dining, entertainment and a seasonal courtyard.

Local Attractions

  • Parkway Bank Entertainment Park
  • Donald E Stephens Convention Center
  • Rosemont Theater
  • All State Arena
  • Rivers Casino
  • The Fashion Outlets of Chicago