Convention Management Resources (CMR) has managed WEFTEC hotel reservations on behalf of the Water Environment Federation (WEF) for 20 years. WEF does not authorize or endorse any other housing service or independent broker.

Download a list and map of participating hotels - rates included:

Official Conference Hotels

CMR - the only official WEFTEC Housing Agency

Attendees & Speakers

Make a Reservation

Deadline: October 6, 2021

Or Call to Reserve: 1-888-301-4933 (toll-free U.S., Canada) or +1-415-979-2298 (outside of U.S., Canada). WEFTEC Housing customer care agents are available Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. EDT.

Credit Card Requirement: a major credit card is required to guarantee individual hotel reservations. Your credit card will not be charged in advance by WEFTEC Housing. However, hotels may charge a deposit equal to one night’s room and tax on or after September 24, 2021.

Confirmations: individual reservations are immediately confirmed by email. Confirmations are issued from the address [email protected] Add “@cmrus.com” to your company’s whitelisted domain list to ensure receipt of WEFTEC Housing’s email communications.

Deadlines

  • October 6 | Last day to make new reservations, changes, substitutions, or cancellations through WEFTEC Housing.
  • October 8 | First day to make individual guest changes, substitutions, or cancellations directly with hotel(s).
  • 72 Hours Prior to Arrival | Cancellation deadline with hotel(s) to avoid penalty of 1 night's room/tax.

Group Housing

Request a Room Block

Deadline: August 31, 2021

Attendee Room Block Policies & Procedures (pdf)

  • Group room block limits are based primarily on the available sleeping room inventory at the group’s preferred hotel(s), secondarily on a limit of 25 rooms maximum per hotel.
  • A credit card is required to guarantee a group room block. Your credit card will not be charged in advance by WEFTEC Housing. However, hotels may charge a deposit equal to one night’s room and tax for each reservation confirmed through your block on or after September 24, 2021.
  • Room block requests are processed in date received order and assignments made by WEFTEC Housing per the available sleeping room inventory at the group’s preferred hotel(s) at the time their request is processed.
  • After you sign and return your contract to WEFTEC Housing, you will receive your account name and password via email to manage your room block(s) online.
  • Group blocks are confirmed within 72-hours, based on availability. Confirmations are issued from the address [email protected] Add “@cmrus.com” to your company’s whitelisted domain list to ensure receipt of WEFTEC Housing’s email communications.

Deadlines

  • August 20 | Group rooming lists due. Unassigned rooms will be released.
  • August 31 | Last day to cancel a group block without penalty.
  • October 6 | Last day to make changes, substitutions, or cancellations through WEFTEC Housing.
  • October 8 | First day to make individual guest changes, substitutions, or cancellations directly with hotel(s).
  • 72 Hours Prior to Arrival | Cancellation deadline with hotel(s) to avoid penalty of 1 night's room/tax.

Government Agency Employees

The government per diem rate is intended for United States Federal Government employees and military personnel. A valid Federal Government or Military ID must be presented upon check-in. Each hotel exercises discretion with extening the government per diem rate to other government entities. If the hotel does not extend the per diem rate to your branch of government, your room will be charged at the WEFTEC group rate.

Make a Reservation

Deadline: September 17, 2021

Or Call to Reserve: 1-888-301-4933 (toll-free U.S., Canada) or +1-415-979-2298 (outside of U.S., Canada). Mention that you qualify for accommodation at the Government rate. WEFTEC Housing customer care agents are available Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. EDT.

Credit Card Requirement: a major credit card is required to guarantee individual hotel reservations. Your credit card will not be charged in advance by WEFTEC Housing. However, hotels may charge a deposit equal to one night’s room and tax on or after September 24, 2021.

Confirmations: individual reservations are immediately confirmed by email. Confirmations are issued from the address [email protected] Add “@cmrus.com” to your company’s whitelisted domain list to ensure receipt of WEFTEC Housing’s email communications.

Deadlines

  • August 31 | Last day to make a government rate reservation with WEFTEC Housing.
  • October 6 | Last day to make changes, substitutions, or cancellations through WEFTEC Housing.
  • October 8 | First day to make changes, substitutions, or cancellations directly with hotel(s).
  • 72 Hours Prior to Arrival | Cancellation deadline with hotel(s) to avoid penalty of 1 night's room/tax.

University Students & Academics

Deadline: August 13, 2021

Rooms specifically for university students and academics are available at the Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront until August 13 or until they sell-out, whichever occurs first. Indulge in some of the largest guest rooms in Chicago. Browse the shops of the Magnificent Mile. Relax over locally sourced cuisine at Hoyt’s American Tavern. Step outside directly onto the Riverwalk for a jog or enjoy the hotel's state-of-the-art fitness facilities. Complimentary fitness center access and basic guestroom internet are included with accommodation booked through WEFTEC Housing.

Group Rate (nightly): US$189.00 single or double occupancy

Fees/Taxes (nightly): 17.4% occupancy tax

Call to reserve: 1-888-301-4933 (toll-free U.S., Canada) or +1-415-979-2298 (outside of U.S., Canada). Reference group code "STUD" when speaking with the agent. Customer care agents are available Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. EDT.

Credit Card Requirement: a major credit card is required to guarantee individual hotel reservations. Your credit card will not be charged in advance by WEFTEC Housing. However, hotels may charge a deposit equal to one night’s room and tax on or after September 24, 2021.

Confirmations: individual reservations are immediately confirmed by email. Confirmations are issued from the address [email protected] Add “@cmrus.com” to your whitelisted domain list to ensure receipt of WEFTEC Housing’s email communications.

Deadlines

  • August 13 | Last day to make a STUD block reservation with WEFTEC Housing.
  • October 6 | Last day to make changes, substitutions, or cancellations through WEFTEC Housing.
  • October 8 | First day to make changes, substitutions, or cancellations directly with hotel(s).
  • 72 Hours Prior to Arrival | Cancellation deadline with hotel(s) to avoid penalty of 1 night's room/tax.

 

Look Before You Book

Beware of Unauthorized Agencies!

Reservations at the negotiated WEFTEC rates can only be made through CMR. WEF does not authorize or endorse any other housing service or independent broker. For your own protection, do not make reservations through any other housing or travel company. Neither WEF nor CMR can assist you with reservation problems if you book through another agency.

The following companies are NOT AFFILIATED with CMR, WEF, or WEFTEC:

  • Book My Rooms, LLC 
  • Booking.com
  • Exhibition Housing Management 
  • Expo Housing Services, LLC (EHS) 
  • Global Housing Services, Corp. 
  • National Travel Associates (NTA) 
  • Pro Housing Services Corp.
  • Room Connections, Inc.
  • Show Coordinators, Inc.
  • Skyline Housing
  • Tradeshow Housing
  • 2021.weftecevent.org (spoof website)
  • www.weftec-2021.org | [email protected] (spoof website)
  • www.weftecevent.org (spoof website)