Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center and Hotel

Contact

Ann Lewis 
Catholic Writers Guild 
cwglivecon@catholicwritersguild.com 
317-755-2693 

When

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 9:00 AM CDT
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Friday, July 21, 2017 at 3:00 PM CDT


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Where

Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center and Hotel 
1551 N. Thoreau Drive
Schaumburg, IL 60173
 

 
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Hotel

The  Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center and Hotel's number is (847) 303-4100.  Tell them you are with the Catholic Marketing Network. Rooms in that room block are $149 a night plus tax and fees.

Nearby is also the SpringHills Suites Marriott at 1550 McConnor Parkway, Schaumburg, IL 60173, which is located very near the Schaumburg Convention Center. Call 847-995-1500. Tell them you are with the Catholic Marketing Network Room Block. 

 

 

 
 

Catholic Writers Conference LIVE 


The Catholic Writers Conference will be July 18-21, 2017 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center and Hotel, in conjunction with the Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show.

This year's conference them is "The Catholic Imagination." What makes Catholic creativity different, and how can we use that to craft works that are unique. Our conference allows you to connect personally with Catholic publishers and retailers, to learn more about the art, show your work, learn the craft and network. 

This year we are hosting:
•workshops on marketing and writing
•presentations on marketing and selling your work
•in-person pitch sessions
•group critique sessions
•national CWG Members meeting (guests welcome, of course)

We'll be announcing our presenters soon - so stay tuned.

Costs:
Registration     $75.00

CWG Members receive 10% off  for any registration. Email us for the discount code or check promotional emails! 
Guest Registration -i.e. additional registrants you are paying for (member)   $80.00 
CWG Membership + registration     $107.50

Deacon (+spouse), Priest, seminarian, or other religious     No Charge
Student Registration     $45.00 

Hotel: The Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel is $149 a night plus taxes and fees.  

CMN Events (Optional)
We hold our conference in cooperation with the Catholic Marketing Network. This year, they are offering four special events that are open to CWCL attendees. Registration for these events are handled through CMN's web site.  In the "*Please select your registration type.:" drop down, select "Catholic Writers Guild." You will collect your tickets for these events at CMN's registration desk.

Tuesday, 07/18/17
Marytown – The National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe Pilgrimage 3:30 PM - 10:00 PM    $30.00
Visit Marytown, the National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe and National Center of the Militia Immaculata. Includes tour of Mundelein Seminary, presentation on Marytown History, dinner, outdoor Rosary walk, gift show, Eucharistic Adoration, Mass and blessing with relic of St. Maximillian Kolbe

National Shrine of St. Therese Pilgrimage 3:30 PM - 10:00 PM $30.00
Visit the National Shrine of St. Therese the Little Flower. Includes tour, time in gift shopw, dinner, reflection time and garden walks, Mass. 

Thursday, 07/20/17
Breakfast and Speaker 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM $15.00
Hot breakfast with a featured speaker to be announced. Sponsored by Ignatius Press.

First Annual Catholic Marketing Network Leadership Dinner 6:45 PM - 10:00 PM $55.00
The Catholic Marketing Network will recognize Joseph Scheildler a Pro-Life leader and founder of the Pro-Life Action League who for more than 40 years has fought tirelessly for the cause of Life. Fr. Frank Pavone is the Master of ceremonies.

Registration for the CMN events are handled through CMN's web site.  and tickets are to be picked up at CMN's registration desks in the convention center.

Register now!