Opening Reception

It’s Game On! Join us for a fun-filled interactive evening opening reception at the Chicago Sports Museum. The Museum celebrates the world of Chicago sports using simulated experiences, relics and stats combined with skill challenges and hi-tech simulated experiences with unique sports memorabilia and an impressive collection of game-used treasures and other artifacts. It's a playground for sports fans of all ages. The opening reception is included with the full meeting registration. Guest Tickets may be purchased at SRAI Registration. This is one evening you won’t want to miss!

Volunteer Opportunities 

Don't miss your chance to increase your network and meet other research administrators by volunteering onsite!

  • Room Monitor - Sign up onsite at SRAI Registration!

If you are planning on attending a workshop or session, we could greatly use your help to assist the speakers and validate certificate tracking booklets upon completion of the workshops and sessions. To be a room monitor for a workshop/session), you need to be registered for the full meeting and for that particular workshop.

  • Ambassador - Sign up onsite at SRAI Registration!

The SRAI Ambassador Program was established to help first-time attendees network with other members and get the most out of the meeting. Ambassadors wear red pins throughout the entire meeting so they can be easily identified. First-time attendees are encouraged to ask Ambassadors for help at any time. If Ambassadors don't have the answer, they will get you in touch with the right person.

  • Registration - Sign up onsite at SRAI Registration!

SRAI Registration volunteers assist with the check-in of pre-registered attendees. No experience is necessary! This is a great way to get involved and meet new SRAI members.

  • Silent Auction - Sign up onsite at SRAI Registration!

Silent Auction volunteers are needed to support the silent auction on-site.

  • Hospitality Suite - Sign up onsite at SRAI Registration!

Volunteers are needed to assist in opening/setting up and cleaning up the hospitality suite on Sunday and Tuesday nights.

  • 2020 NE/MW Meeting Booth - Sign up onsite at SRAI Registration!

Volunteers are needed to help man the booth for the 2020 NE/MW Meeting. No experience necessary! This is a great way to network, and get other members excited for 2020!

Dinner Groups

To join a Dinner Group, please sign up onsite at SRAI Registration or onsite at SRAI Registration. This is a great networking opportunity! 

Participants are responsible for their own expenses. Groups will meet in the hotel lobby 15 minutes before the time of the restaurant reservation.