Action Illinois’ 2012
Housing Matters! Annual Conference
November 1 and 2, 2012
Parke Hotel & Conference Center
1413 Leslie Drive
Our annual Housing Matters! Conference was a huge success.
We had more attendees (200+) and corporate sponsors (7) than ever.
there was lots of learning in the sessions and networking in between them.
Thanks to everyone who bought raffle tickets (we raised over $2,000) and congratulations
to the winners.
Thanks to all the sponsors, speakers, and attendees
who contributed to the success of the event. Special thanks to Laurie Peterson
and Katia Sokolova for their extra efforts!
We look forward to continuing work with our members and allies
to iincrease and preserve the supply of decent, affordable, accessible housing
this page and click on each speaker's name to download a PDF file of their
presentation. Presentations are not available for every speaker.
Thursday, November 1
9:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
10:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Plenary Session
11:30 a.m. Annual Meeting and Luncheon
1:00 p.m. Workshops
2:45 p.m. Workshops
4:30 p.m. Plenary Session
5:30-7:30 p.m. Reception
Friday, November 2
8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Workshops
11:15 a.m. Workshops
12:45 p.m. Luncheon
1:15-2:30 p.m. Closing Plenary Session
Click here for plenary and workshop
Early Bird Registration (Extended for 7 days! Registration
must be received by October 12)
Members: $150 each
Non-Members: $250 each
Regular Registration (Received after October 12)
Non-Members: $275 each
Not a member? Join now & receive
the member discount!
Registration fees include workshop materials, meals and reception.
Register Now: Click
here to register online.
Click here to download a registration form as a PDF file.
Special Accommodations: Please contact Nate Hutcheson at 312-939-6074
ext. 201 or firstname.lastname@example.org if
you need special accommodations.
Scholarships: Thanks to the generosity of PNC Bank, we are
able to offer a very limited number of scholarships. We must therefore limit
them to ONE individual per member organization that otherwise could not afford
to attend this conference. The scholarships will allow a limited number of
individuals to have their registration fee waived and will be based on financial
need and other factors. Please
complete this form (downloadable as a Word document) by 5 p.m. October
14, 2012 and return it to email@example.com or
fax it to 312-939-6822.
Hotel & Conference Center (1413 Leslie Drive, Bloomington) will
be hosting the 2012 Conference. As of October 8, the hotel is sold out. To
check if rooms become available call 309-662-4300 and mention you
are attending the Housing Action Illinois Annual Conference.
In response, we have set up a discount rate with Country
Inns and Suites (2403 E. Empire Street, Bloomington), which is less than a ten minute
drive from the conference site, for $109-$129 depending on room type. Bookings
must be made online by going to www.countryinns.com/bloomingtonil_normal,
put in the dates you are needing a reservation and type in the following PROMO
CODE: HOUSE. You will then be able to book your rate online.
Thanks to our Conference Sponsors
BMO Harris Bank
Citizens Equity First Credit Union (CEFCU)
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
Housing Action Illinois is holding a fundraising raffle at our Annual Conference.
We've got five great prizes:
- The Grand prize is a Bose Wave Music system ($500 value!)
- Cash prize ($200)
- Weekend getaway in private guest apartment in Chicago's Lincoln Square
Neighborhood ($200 value)
- 2 iPod shuffles ($49 each)
Tickets are $5 each or 5 tickets for $20.
The drawing will be held during the reception at the Housing Matters! conference
on November 1. Winners need not be present.
Deadline to purchase tickets online is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30.
Checks must also be received by that day.
here to buy your raffle tickets online!
Need More Information?
Contact Nate Hutcheson at 312-939-6074 ext. 201 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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