GradLeaders MBA User Conference

December 10-12, 2019 in Evanston, IL



The 2019 MBA User Conference is a place for career management office professionals from the world’s leading business schools to connect and improve their processes. During our time together we will explore best practices, problem-solve, and discuss our ideas for product and process improvements to improve our software and increase our productivity.

What to expect:

  • Best Practices: Getting the most out of GradLeaders by utilizing everything it has to offer
  • New Features: See what's coming for the 2019-20 academic year
  • Other Technology Updates: Improvements to the software and the development cycle
  • Coming Attractions: Help us develop the product roadmap

Whether you're a seasoned pro or new to GradLeaders, there's much to learn at the 2019 conference. Network with your peers from other graduate business schools, share best practices, and learn from our experienced team. We'll share tips, tricks, use cases and help solve your day-to-day challenges. 

Come with questions, ideas and don't forget your laptop!

Download the agenda!

Book your travel:

GradLeaders is hosting the 2019 MBA User Conference at Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. 

Address: 2211 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208

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Registration is free!

There is no cost to register for the 2019 GradLeaders MBA User Conference. However, due to capacity limitations, please register no more than 2 users per career center. If additional seats become available, you'll be contacted. 

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Nearby Hotels

Hilton Garden Inn - North Shore / Evanston


  • $98 - $179 per night
  • 22 minute walk (1.1 mi)
  • 9 minute drive (1.9 mi)

Hilton Orrington


  • $96 - $198 per night
  • 20 minute walk (1 mi)
  • 10 minute drive (1.8 mi)

Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston


  • $78 - $133 / night
  • 27 minute walk (1.3 mi)
  • 10 minute drive (2.5 mi)

Hyatt House Evanston


  • $128 - $153 per night
  • 21 minute walk (1.1 mi)
  • 9 minute drive (1.9 mi)

Travel to Campus 

The address of the Global Hub is 2211 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208.

  • PLEASE NOTE: We strongly recommend taxis/Uber/Lyft due to limited parking.
  • The parking lot directly adjacent to the Global Hub is not available to visitors until 4:00 pm.
  • Parking is permitted in the garage north of our building. The garage is the equivalent of a 2 - 3 block walk. Bring your ticket with you, and the building welcome desk can validate.
  • Travel time from downtown Chicago (the Loop) or O’Hare Airport is 60 minutes. Travel time from Midway Airport can take 75-90 minutes. Traveling at rush hour or in inclement weather can cause significant delays.


Airport Information

O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

Airport Phone: (800) 832-6352

Venue direction: 16 miles NE

Shuttle service is not provided by GradLeaders.

Estimated Uber fare: $28 - $50 USD (one way)

Visit ORD airport website


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