Directions & Parking

BrandSmart 2023 Location

Aon Grand Ballroom
Navy Pier
840 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611


Guests will be checked in at the entrance to the ballroom. Checkin requires your name.



Park in East Garage and drive to opposite side of the garage until you see Door 12. Enter through Door 12, and walk to the left to the AON Grand Ballroom. View Navy Pier’s full parking guide and pricing details, including alternative and off-site parking.


Cabs & Rideshare

Ask your driver to take you to ENTRANCE 2 in the drop-off area.


Public Transit

CTA provides multiple bus routes to Navy Pier. Please note that the Navy Pier bus terminal is approximately .5 mile from the AON Grand Ballroom, a 10-minute walk.

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What BrandSmart Attendees Say

The speakers and topics were great! Great job with the content!

Liked the outline, the rhythm, the host. Dynamic event with short, concise talks.

Loved that networking breaks had fun food stations. Whoever thought of that was brilliant.