Calling All Marketers!

New for 2019, NCTC is bringing our annual marketing event, formerly the Marketing Confab, to #TIS19. Marketing-focused attendees will find a complete program of sessions and panels on all things marketing.

The Marketing Innovators Group starts with a Saturday evening dinner. Please take this into account when making your flight and hotel arrangements for #TIS19.

The Marketing Innovators Group is open to NCTC and ACA member operators only. Due to limited space, we cannot accommodate vendors, industry professionals, or network programmers in any of the scheduled MIG activities and sessions.


The Marketing Innovators Group is proud to have

as our exclusive sponsor.


Saturday, July 27: Networking @ Spin

The Marketing Innovators Group will kick off with a networking activity like no other. We'll head to SPIN Chicago for three hours of eating, networking and PING PONG!

7:00 - 10:00 PM

SPIN Chicago
3434 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60654
SPIN Website 

 Directions from Hotel
Est. 12 minute walk from the Sheraton

Sunday, July 28: Marketing Sessions

We'll be up and at it early Sunday, starting with breakfast at 8:00 a.m., followed by a full day of case studies, roundtable discussions and workshops to help you fire up your company's marketing program. Click the presenter names for more info including professional biography and LinkedIn profile link.

Sessions and events subject to change.

Reserve Your Spot

The MIG@TIS19 is an exclusive event for #TIS19 attendees with a focus on marketing. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

The cost to attend is $55.00 per person. This fee covers the Saturday night dinner and networking event, and access to all the Sunday sessions and workshops, and lunch on Sunday. The marketing breakout sessions and panel discussions on Monday and Tuesday are only open to attendees of The Independent Show, so you'll need to register for both events to get access to all the sessions and speakers.

Register Now

Reserve Your Hotel Room

Sheraton Grand Chicago
301 East North Water Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Main: (312) 464-1000
Hotel Website 

Discounted room rate $239/night
This rate is good through July 1, or until we sell out of rooms.

Attendee Reservations