Registration, Housing and Travel Information

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Here's why you need to be at ACTFL 2023!

Attend the ACTFL 2023 Annual Convention and World Languages Expo in Chicago, IL from Friday, November 17, through Sunday, November 19 at the McCormick Place West. Pre-convention workshops will be held on Thursday, November 16 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. The ACTFL Convention is globally recognized as the most comprehensive professional development event for language educators in the U.S. This event offers learning opportunities for all language education professionals at all levels and from all languages.

Registration includes:

  • Access to more than 600 educational sessions for all levels of instruction
  • Entry to an interactive exhibit hall featuring more than 200 companies and another learning experience in the Social Media Lounge, Electronic Posters, Roundtables, the Career Café, Wellness Studio, and many others.
  • An Opening General Session with a keynote address by Kal Penn and a Closing General Session by Sarah Eagle Heart
  • Opportunities to connect and network with more than 7,000 language professionals






Presenter (Members Only w/Special Code)$245$275$375

Group Discount: A 10% discount on full convention registration is available when registering 10 or more individuals. Learn more.



One Day Member$280$310$410
One Day Non-member$415$445$545
Pre-Convention Workshops*


Member & Non-Member$115$115$145

*In order to attend a pre-convention workshop, all attendees must be registered for at least one day of the convention (Friday, Saturday or Sunday) and pay the workshop fees. Registration for all pre-convention workshops closes on Friday, November 10, 2023.

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Hotel Reservation Information

Please take a few minutes to read the housing instructions before making your reservations.

For the best availability and immediate confirmation, make your reservation online. All hotel requests are processed on an availability basis. Please note that Maritz Global Events is ACTFL’s official housing company. Also, please note that no one will contact you directly via phone/email to book your hotel rooms(s) or offer you a “special discounted conference rate”. There are multiple scamming companies that call and/or email exhibitors claiming to represent ACTFL housing. To be clear, these companies are in no way affiliated with ACTFL. Please disregard any calls or emails you may receive.

Make Reservations

Phone and Email Reservations

Phone – Individual Reservations for 1-9: To make your hotel reservations by phone, please call toll free 864-208-2956
Phone – Group Reservations for 10+: 864-327-0955
Email: To request 1-9 hotel reservations via email, please email
Email: To request 10+ hotel reservations via email, please email

ACTFL Official Hotels

This is just a list and does not reflect the hotel availability. For actual availability, please click the 'Make Reservations' button above or call 864-208-2956.

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Hotel Listing & Rates

Marriott Marquis Chicago (HQ Hotel)
2121 S Prairie Ave, Chicago, IL
Single/Double $273

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
2233 S Martin L King Drive, Chicago, IL
Single/Double $271

Hilton Garden Inn
123 E Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL
Single/Double $239
Corner King $269

Hampton Inn
123 E Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL
Single $235

123 E Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL
Single $235

Additional Housing Instructions