VENUE 2017

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St. Charles Amphitheater (see image)
Q Center
1405 North 5th Avenue
St. Charles, IL 60174 (USA)

Conveniently located in the beautiful Fox River Valley, less than an hour from Chicago, Q Center is easily accessible from both Chicago O’Hare and Midway airports (See Transportation).

 

LODGING

  • Q Center check-in time is 4 pm and check-out time is 1 pm at the Front Desk in the Welcome Center (Map Q Center)
  • Complimentary use of facility laundry room.
  • Facility is smoke-free in all areas: lobbies, guest rooms, dining rooms, restaurants, lounges, and meeting banquet facilities.
  • Gallery

PLEASE NOTE: ATPESC attendees will need to provide a personal credit card when checking into the room. Any additional charges to the room (i.e., upgrades, or amenities other than the single group rate and tax per night provided by the program) will be the responsibility of each ATPESC attendee.


 

TRANSPORTATION

If you are driving to the training program, ATPESC staff will need to do a cost comparison (airline flight comparison) after we receive your registration information. You will be reimbursed for mileage/tolls only when a Google map confirming mileage round trip from your home is provided.

Details about distances and directions to Q Center can be found in this map and here below:

From O’Hare Airport

  • From the airport, follow the signs to the Northwest Tollway (I-90) West toward Rockford.
  • Exit at Route 59, turning left (south).
  • At West Bartlett Road, turn right (west) to Route 25.
  • Turn left (south) on Route 25 to the Center entrance opposite Country Club Road.

Approximate distance: 35 miles

From Midway Airport

  • From the airport, take Cicero Avenue (Route 50) to I-55 South, toward St. Louis.
  • Exit at I-355 North and continue to the junction with I-88 West.
  • Exit on Farnsworth Avenue (north), which becomes Kirk Road.
  • At Main Street (Route 64), turn left (west).
  • Turn right (north) on Route 25 (Fifth Avenue) to the Center entrance opposite Country Club

Approximate distance: 55 miles

From Chicago

Two options from Chicago:

  • Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) to the East-West Tollway (I-88), exiting at Farnsworth Avenue (North) in Aurora and following the directions from Midway Airport.
  • Kennedy Expressway (I-94) from Chicago to the Northwest Tollway (I-90) and following the directions from O-Hare Airport to the Center.

Approximate distance: 45 miles

From the North

  • Take the Northwest Tollway (I-90) west toward Rockford.
  • Exit at Route 59, turning left (south).
  • At West Bartlett Road, turn right (west) to Route 25.
  • Turn left (south) on Route 25 to the Center entrance opposite Country Club Road.

From the South

  • Take I-355 North and continue to the junction with I-88 West.
  • Exit on Farnsworth Avenue (north), which becomes Kirk Road.
  • At Main Street (Route 64), turn left (west).
  • Turn right (north) on Route 25 (Fifth Avenue) to the Center entrance opposite Country Club Road.

From the West

Two options:

  • Take I-88 East to Farnsworth Avenue (north) in Aurora.
  • At Main Street (Route 64), turn left (west).
  • Turn right (north) on Route 25 (Fifth Avenue) to the Center entrance opposite Country Club Road.

Or

  • Take I-90 East.
  • Exit Route 59 South.
  • At West Bartlett Road, turn right (west) to Route 25.
  • Turn left (south) on Route 25 to the Center entrance opposite Country Club Road.

Metra Train Station – Geneva

The Metra Train station, with service to downtown Chicago, is only two miles south of St. Charles and one hour from the Loop. Trains run regularly throughout weekdays and weekends and are an affordable option. Located on the Union Pacific West line, Chicago (Ogilvie Station) to Elburn. Call the Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau for schedule (630) 377-6161 or visit www.metrarail.com

Address:
328 Crescent Place, Geneva, IL 60134
Tel: (630) 232-0852 or (312) 322-6777

Hours:

  • Monday – Friday 5:10 AM – 12:40 PM
  • Waiting Room Hours 5:15 AM – 1:15 PM

Station Parking Contact (630) 232-4736
AirportMap

Maps & Directions


 

PARKING

Guest parking is available at no additional cost (see map).


 

LOCAL SERVICES in St. Charles, IL

Limousine / Taxi Companies:

  • A-1 Airport Limousine Service, Inc. (630) 833-3788
  • American Cab and Limousine, 201 S. 2nd Street, (630) 377-3600
  • Sanchez Taxi Service, 205 S. 4th Avenue, (630) 677-1659

 

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