Register today for the Chain Restaurant Total Rewards Association (CRTRA) Annual Conference: July 23-25, 2018 at the Warwick Allerton in Chicago, IL. 

    The event offers a unique opportunity for total rewards professionals to network, hear from innovative leaders, dive deep into CRTRA's data trends, and learn about relevant events and practices that impact total rewards within the restaurant industry now and into the future...

    The Annual Conference Features:

    -Diverse general sessions each day of the event
    -An enlightening CEO panel

    -A fun, offsite networking event
    -More than 20 breakout sessions within the following track areas: Benefits and Compensation
    -Community service "Give Back" event
    -CRTRA Board Election Results

    Local Accommodations:

       Warwick Allerton

       701 N. Michigan Avenue
       Chicago, IL 60611
       Ph: 312-440-1500

    Discounted Room Rate:
     A special discounted rate of $179.00/night is available for CRTRA attendees. To make your reservation click here, or please call 312-440-1500.
    Note: The room block expires on Monday, July 2, 2018

    Travel Discount: CRTRA is offering a 5% discount to all members who fly United Airlines to the 2018 Annual Conference. To receive the discount, book online via or call United Reservations Meetings Desk at 800-426-1122 and provide the Z Code ZF8P and Code 824450. If you have any questions, please contact

    Off-Site Events
    Wrigley Rooftops:
    Chicago’s First Lady:

    Cubs Game
    3609 Sheffield
    Monday, July 23, 2018
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Take in a ball game in style and gain a new perspective on historic Wrigley Field with the best views in Wrigleyville. CRTRA conference attendees will enjoy watching the Chicago Cubs take on the Arizona Diamondbacks with a birds eye view from the Wrigley Rooftop Deck at 3609 Sheffield. The Rooftop Deck offers the best of both worlds – you can sit and watch the game or you can socialize with fellow members while enjoying a traditional ballpark menu that includes burgers, bratwurst, grilled chicken, steak, beer, wine and more! The game starts at 7:05 and the deck opens one hour prior.

    Special thank you to Trey Darby of Lockton Companies for sponsoring this event!


    Architectural Boat Tour
    Tuesday, July 25, 2018
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join CRTRA for a 2-hour guided tour aboard Chicago's First Lady to discover the stories behind world renowned Chicago buildings. Chicago has long been a laboratory for architectural innovation and experimentations and this custom-designed luxury cruise vessel delivers amazing skyline views with a detailed narrative of Chicago’s various architectural styles and the stories of the people who designed and built the city. Attendees will enjoy wine and beer while dining on world-famous Gino's East Chicago-style deep dish pizza along the Chicago River.