Gun Rights Policy Conference



Come meet national gun rights leaders and your fellow grassroots activists at the 29th Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC 2014) in Chicago, Illinois at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare Airport hotel on September 26, 27, & 28, 2014. This is your once-a-year chance to network, get an insider’s look and plan pro-gun rights strategies for the coming year.Past GRPCs have outlined victory plans and made public the latest firearms trends. They allow you a first-hand chance to hear movement leaders–and make your voice heard.This year we’ll take a look at critical issues such as: bans on semi-auto guns and magazines, “smart” guns, concealed carry, federal legislation, BATFE policies, gun show regulation, state and local activity and the most recent Right to Keep and Bear Arms court cases.The full roster of GRPC 2014 speakers has not yet been set. Past speakers include: Alan M. Gottlieb, Joseph P. Tartaro, Eugene Volokh, Wayne LaPierre, Michael Reagan, Larry Elder, Bob Barr, John Lott, Sandy Froman, Massad Ayoob, Tom Gresham, Alan Gura, G. Gordon Liddy, Larry Pratt, Emily Miller and many others.

Hotel Information

The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago O’Hare Airport.  The address is:

9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, IL 60018.

If you would like to reserve a hotel room at the Hyatt Regency Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel, we have arranged a special price of $112 per night rate.

To make reservations with the special rate, simply call the Hyatt at 1-847-696-1234 and tell the operator that you are with GRPC when you register.

If you prefer to book your hotel reservation on-line, click on the following link:

The link will take you to the hotel booking website where the discount code should already be applied to the per night rate.

Register for 2014 GRPC

Pre-Registration for GRPC is now open.

An online registration form is available here.

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Conference Schedule

The final details are still being determined, but the conference times are:

Friday, September 26th — Evening reception only (7 pm – 9 pm)

Saturday, September 27th – Conference all day (8 am – 6 pm) and Evening reception (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm)

Sunday, September 28th – Conference half day (8 am – 1 pm)

Things To Do In Chicago

Below is a link of some of the fun things you can do in Chicago as you visit this city for our conference.

Fun things to do in Chicago


Complimentary Shuttle Service – Chicago airport transportation is easy when you take advantage of our 24 hour, complimentary shuttle service, which runs every 15 minutes from our hotel near O’Hare airport. Follow the red shuttle signs at the airport to the designated pick-up area, O’Hare bus / Shuttle Center Door One. Shuttle buses are purple with white signage that reads Hyatt Regency O’Hare. For airport transportation from the international terminal, guests must call the hotel directly.

Taxi – Service is available on a first come, first served basis from the lower level curb of all terminals. All taxis are metered. Approximate cost of a trip from O’Hare to Hyatt Regency is $10 – $12.

Public Transport – The Hyatt Regency O’Hare Hotel is conveniently situated on the Blue line of Chicago Metro. Exit at the Rosemont station and walk south along N. River Rd, turning left onto Bryn Mawr Ave, where the hotel is situated.

Driving – the Hotel is conveniently located at the intersection of I-190, I-90 and I-294. Follow the signs to the Hyatt Regency O’Hare Hotel. Complimentary self-parking is provided for conference attendees. Check at the registration table for more information.

To/From Midway Airport – Airport Express – Shuttles operate 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Go Aiport Express is a door-to-door transportation service. They offer shared ride airport shuttles, private van charters, Chicago limousine and car services and group transportation charters. Routes include Downtown Chicago, O’Hare and Midway Airports, Chicago Regional Hotels, Chicago Universtities, McCormick Place and Navy Pier Convention Centers, Rivers Casino and other tourist destinations. For more information, visit Telephone: 888-284-3826.

Past GRPC Events

  • 2013: Houston, Texas (Audio for the entire conference is here.)
  • 2012: Orlando, Florida (Audio for the entire conference is here.)
  • 2011: Chicago, Illinois
  • 2010: San Francisco, California
  • 2009: St. Louis, Missouri
  • 2008: Phoenix, Arizona
  • 2007: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 2006: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 2005: Los Angeles, California
  • 2004: Washington, D.C.
  • 2003: Houston, Texas
  • 2002: Phoenix, Arizona
  • 2001: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 2000: Washington, D.C.
  • 1999: St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1998: Seattle, Washington
  • 1997: Denver, Colorado
  • 1996: Washington, D.C.
  • 1995: Dallas, Texas
  • 1994: San Francisco, California
  • 1993: Washington, D.C.
  • 1992: Los Angeles, California
  • 1991: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1990: Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1989: Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1988: Dallas, Texas
  • 1987: Buffalo, New York
  • 1986: Seattle, Washington