GIC HIMSS Summer Social

July 18, 6:30pm, CDT - 10:00pm, CDT

Brookfield Zoo
South Entrance / Discovery Center
8400 31st Street (1st Avenue and 31st Street) Brookfield, IL 60513

Free onsite parking
Taking the Metra? METRA BNSF Line and jump off at the Hollywood station (Zoo stop). The Zoo is within walking distance (10 min, .5 mi) of the Hollywood Station; or use Pace Route 331 from the Brookfield Station.


Non-member Price: 
Member Price: 
Student Price: 
Event Details:

Head out to Brookfield Zoo this summer to enjoy refreshments with friends. Join us for the first hour for cocktails while viewing bears play underwater! 



6:30-7:30 PM Cocktail Reception with the Underwater Polar Bears

7:30-10:00 PM Enjoy refreshments outdoor in the Swan Pavilion


Plan your arrival:

Arrive through the South Gate at 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL.

Mention GIC HIMSS to the guard at the South Gate.

Park at the Discovery Center Parking Lot for free. (see link for map)


Suggested attire for the warm evening: Due to the very warm weather coming, please wear business casual or smart casual to be comfortable as you socialize.


Bring a Guest!

Advance Registration ends Wednesday, July 17th.

Onsite registration available at the event.


Want to Explore the Zoo before the Event?

Arrive as early as 4pm for Complimentary entry to the park through the South Gate only. After 6pm, attendees MUST return to the Discovery Center for your name badge and to board the Motor Safari Tram to the Underwater Polar Bears Reception. 


If you have any questions, please contact us at 630-428-3230 before 3pm July 18th.