Covid-19 Guidelines

WISTA USA is committed to the safety and well-being of all members, participants, and guests in accordance with guidance from federal, state, local governmental agencies and health authorities, and the Sheraton Grand Chicago.

The safety guidelines outlined below have been put into place to help keep our members, participants, and guests safe.  Please note that these guidelines may change, without notice, in accordance with guidance from federal, state, and local authorities. Please check back regularly.

- All members, participants, and guests must show either proof of COVID-19 vaccination OR a COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival at check-in with a NEGATIVE result.

- All members, participants, and guests will be required to comply with relevant federal, state, and local regulatory agency policies and orders related to events, gatherings,and travel, including those as issued by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Illinois Department of Health, and the City of Chicago.

WISTA USA AGM - Members Only!

USD150/ Person
  • Access to WISTA USA Welcome River Cruise, Gala Reception & Dinner, and Maritime Trade Show/Job Fair
  • Access to Full WISTA USA Conference, Meetings, & Events

WISTA Member Guest - WISTA USA Gala Reception & Dinner Only

USD199/ person
  • Must be staying at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & accompanying a WISTA Member
  • Only One +1 allowed per WISTA Member

WISTA USA Members Only - Puffer Jacket Purchase

USD55/ Jacket
  • WISTA USA Navy Puffer Jacket
  • Must be attending WISTA USA AGM in-person

WISTA USA - U.S. or Canadian Maritime Cadet Registration

USDFree/ Cadet
  • No cost, but MUST be Registered!
  • WISTA USA Maritime Trade Show/Job Fair Included
  • WISTA USA Professional Development Lunch & Conference Included

Non-WISTA Member Registration Conference Only

USD130/ Person
  • WISTA USA Conference - Professional Development Included
  • WISTA USA Conference - Guest Speaker Working Lunch and Refreshments Included

Non-WISTA Member Gala Reception & Dinner Only

USD199/ Person
  • WISTA USA Gala Reception & Dinner Included

Non-WISTA Member Welcome Reception River Cruise

USD95/ Person
  • WISTA USA Welcome Reception River Cruise Included
  • Only 50 spots available. First Come First Cruise

WISTA USA Maritime Trade Show/Job Fair Only

USD5/ Person
  • WISTA USA Trade Show & Job Fair Included


Many thanks to our event sponsors!


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