September 26-29, 2017
Chicago, Illinois, US
Hosts: Navy Pier IMAX at AMC and the Museum of Science & Industry
Hotel: DoubleTree Magnificent Mile
The Giant Screen Cinema Association 2017 International Conference and Trade Show will be held in Chicago, Illinois, on September 26-29, 2017. The Giant Screen 101 session, rehearsals, committee meetings, and other meetings will be held on September 25. View the full schedule here.
The Navy Pier IMAX at AMC will host flat-screen presentations on the IMAX digital laser projection system, and the Museum of Science and Industry Omnitheater (MSI) will host digital presentations on the dome screen. The DoubleTree Magnificent Mile will serve as the official conference hotel. Use the menu to the left for more information, and further details will be posted as they are confirmed.
New this year! The GSCA Marketing Symposium
On September 29, the final day of the conference, GSCA will hold a daylong marketing symposium to help theaters increase their capture rates, grow overall attendance, and reenergize the giant screen market with ideas from a fresh perspective. We'll identify theater trends, provide case studies from theaters that have quantifiably increased their capture rates, and suggest strategies for improved performance. The Marketing Symposium is included with the All Events Pass.
Why Should You Attend?
There are many reasons to attend the GSCA conference. Paul Wild, Theatre Director at IMAX Victoria in the Royal BC Museum, shares a few of them in this video: