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2024 Winter Conference 

Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

Wednesday, 2/7/24 – Friday, 2/9/24

Click here to view the Conference Brochure

Attendee Registration: SOLD OUT

Corporate Partner (Sponsor) Registration: SOLD OUT

Accommodations:

SOLD OUT: Room reservations under the ILCMA room block can be made by contacting Bloomington-Normal Marriott at 888-236-2427 by January 9, let them know you are with ILCMA.  The easiest way to reserve your room is online at Book Your Group/Corporate Rate | Marriott International.  If you have issues, please contact Dawn Peters at dpeters@niu.edu.  The ILCMA rate is $142/night plus taxes and fees.

Overflow rooms have been reserved at Hyatt Place which is directly across the street from the Marriott.  The ILCMA rate is $159/night plus taxes and fees.  You can call 309-585-4304 and mention the ILCMA room block.  The release date is January 23, 2024.  Online reservations can be made by going to https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/PIAZN/G-ILCA.

Exhibiting:

Exhibiting at ILCMA Conferences is a benefit reserved for members of the Friends of ILCMA Corporate Partner Program at the Partnership Level.  If you are interested in becoming in corporate partner please visit this page for more information:  https://www.ilcma.org/friends-of-ilcma/ and download the partnership application. If your are a current Corporate Partner be sure to check the box for an exhibit table when you register under “Corporate Partner (Sponsor) Registration” above.

Overview

Each year, ILCMA members are invited to attend two conferences to discuss current practices in local government and attend training sessions to develop managerial skills. The summer conference is a full program of educational seminars equal to the programming offered at the winter conference, but also encourages family participation.  The winter conference focuses primarily on the nuts and bolts of local government management.

Summer Conference

Dates Location
June 4 – 6, 2024 Eagle Ridge, Galena
June 3 – 5, 2025 I-Hotel, Champaign

Winter Conference

Dates Location
Feb. 7 – 9, 2024 Marriott, Normal, IL
Feb. 5-7, 2025 Marriott, Normal, IL

Interested in presenting at an ILCMA Conference? ILCMA seeks proposals for the annual Winter and Summer Conferences, click here for the conference proposal form and deadlines.

Exhibiting at ILCMA Conferences is a benefit reserved for members of the Friends of ILCMA Corporate Partner Program at the Partnership Level.  If you are interested in becoming in corporate partner please visit this page for more information:  https://www.ilcma.org/friends-of-ilcma/ and download the partnership application.


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