Objectivist Conferences™

Conferences for the rational mind™


Westin room with 2 beds The conference will be hosted at the Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago Hotel. The Westin is located on Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile, steps from Lake Michigan, Michigan Avenue restaurants and premier Michigan Avenue shopping. It is also within walking distance of one of the Midwest’s most popular tourist and leisure destinations, Navy Pier.

The Westin is a non-smoking hotel.

Please read all of the following before making your room reservation.

Objectivist Conferences has arranged special hotel rates of $149 per night, plus hotel tax, for conference attendees. (There is no resort fee.) This rate applies to standard (“Traditional”) rooms, double (two queens) or king, from July 3 to July 13 (room availability on the days before and after the conference is limited, and the Westin is making them available on a first-come, first-served basis). The discount rate is available only through June 17, 2013, after which normal rates apply. This rate assumes up to two room occupants; for triple or quad occupancy, each additional person is $20/night. Call 1-888-627-8385 to make your reservation; you can claim these discounted rates when making your reservation by mentioning that you are with the Objectivist summer conference or the Ayn Rand Institute. You can also make your reservation online.

Westin room with 1 bed Upgraded rooms are also available, and can be reserved by telephone or online. On the Westin’s online reservation system, you’ll see a selection of room types and prices after you have input your check-in and check-out dates. If you have any difficulty reserving an upgraded room, please contact Anu Seppala at aseppala@aynrand.org or phone 1-949-222-6550, ext. 212.

Westin Guest Services:

Services and amenities include:

FedEx Office Business Center

Available services include:

  • computer rentals
  • printing
  • copying
  • faxing and
  • high-speed Internet

Located on the second floor.

WestinWORKOUT Fitness Studio

Complimentary to all guests. This 24-hour facility offers state-of-the-art equipment with private TVs and music.

Internet Access

Wireless Internet access is complimentary in the lobby and in the guest rooms.

Roommate Pairings

For single attendees who prefer having a roommate to help reduce accommodation expenses, contact Objectivist Conferences for assistance. We will attempt to pair you with another guest at the Westin and will notify you so that you and your roommate can contact the hotel to make reservation arrangements. We cannot guarantee accommodation of roommate choices and are not responsible for making sure matches are suitable.