Plan Your Visit

Use these resources to prioritize your days at NASS 2019 and maximize your time in Chicago.

Mobile App

Download the NASS Spine mobile app to view the schedule, review speakers and their disclosures, locate exhibitors and products, etc.
App will be available for download in mid-August.

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NASS Mobile App


You have several options to get from the airport to your hotel such as Uber, Lyft, taxi and van transport, and to McCormick Place West via NASS-sponsored shuttle buses.

McCormick Place West Building
2301 S. Indiana Ave, Chicago

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Food Options

When it’s time for lunch, you have a couple of options. NASS offers a complimentary Box Lunch for all health care professional attendees. A Food Pod concession area is located two stories above the show floor. The NASS Café is another option that offers three International hot lunch options for just $21.00 per day.


Get the FLEXIBILITY to stretch your choice and dollars. onPeak offers a hotel booking solution that enables you to plan with ease, then make the most of your budget for NASS.

Chicago Concierge

Concierge offers a variety of services during your time in the city. You may use this site to locate top Chicago restaurants, tours, shopping and nightlife to enjoy downtown. Make sure to view the special discounts at many local establishments.


Helpful answers to questions you may have about the annual meeting.

International Resources

Download a copy of the official invitation letter and plan to apply early for your visa. Submit applications at least 60 days prior to travel to the meeting.

Note: English is the official language of the annual meeting.

NASS Social Hour

After a day of educational programs, enjoy Chicago-style food and local microbrewery beers during the social hour. Have fun with friends and colleagues before heading off to dinner.

NASS Social Hour
NASS Chicago Gourmet

Chicago Gourmet at Millennium Park

Coming your way September 27-29, Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet promises to be a fun-filled weekend of discovering new favorite chefs, restaurants, wine, spirits, and more.

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