ILSHRM State Conference

September 27-29, 2021

Drury Lane Theatre | Oak Brook, IL

2021/09/27 08:00:00

ATTENDEES

The 2021 IL State SHRM Conference will host 500+ attendees, the majority of whom will include senior (HR) professionals, directors, managers, supervisors, consultants and administrators currently practicing in the Human Resources field. Whether you join us in Oak Brook live or virtually online, the conference will feature sessions across new and timely topic areas to reimagine the new realities of the world of work.

SPEAKERS

Thought leaders will bring you cutting edge content and tactics within the SHRM Body of Competency & Knowledge and HRCI Body of Knowledge. All presentations will meet the criteria for recertification credit from both SHRM and HRCI and will be available to attendees through November 15, 2021 on-demand.

CONVINCE YOUR BOSS

You know the conference is strategic for your career, convincing your boss can be just as strategic.  Getting approval to attend the conference is a two-part endeavor.

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Conference and Exposition Schedule

 

TimeEventLocation
8:00 AMRegistration
9:00 - 12:00 PMPre-Conference Workshop
9:00 - 12:00 PMExhibitor Set-Up
1:00 - 2:30 PMConference Welcome & KeynoteTheatre
2:30 - 3:00 PMBreakExpo Hall
3:00 - 4:00 PMConcurrent Sessions
4:00 - 4:30 PMBreakExpo Hall
4:30 - 5:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
5:30 - 7:00 PMReception
TimeEventLocation
7:30 - 8:30 AMBuffet BreakfastTheatre Lobby
7:30 - 8:30 AMILSHRM State Council Meeting
8:30 - 9:30 AMConcurrent Sessions
9:30 - 10:00 AMBreakExpo Hall
10:00 - 11:30 AMConcurrent Sessions
11:30 - 12:30 PMBuffet LunchTheatre Lobby
12:30 - 1:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
1:30 - 1:45 PMBreakExpo Hall
1:45 - 2:45 PMConcurrent Sessions
2:45 - 3:15 PMSnack BreakExpo Hall
3:15 - 5:00 PMExpo Hall DismantleExpo Hall
3:15 - 4:45 PMConcurrent Sessions
Free Evening
TimeEventLocation
7:30 - 8:30 AMBreakfastTheatre Lobby
8:30 - 9:30 AMConcurrent Sessions
9:30 - 10:00 AMBreak & Raffle DrawingsRegistration Foyer
10:00 - 11:30 AMClosing Keynote & Conference Wrap-UpTheatre
+ Monday - Sept. 27th
TimeEventLocation
8:00 AMRegistration
9:00 - 12:00 PMPre-Conference Workshop
9:00 - 12:00 PMExhibitor Set-Up
1:00 - 2:30 PMConference Welcome & KeynoteTheatre
2:30 - 3:00 PMBreakExpo Hall
3:00 - 4:00 PMConcurrent Sessions
4:00 - 4:30 PMBreakExpo Hall
4:30 - 5:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
5:30 - 7:00 PMReception
+ Tuesday - Sept. 28th
TimeEventLocation
7:30 - 8:30 AMBuffet BreakfastTheatre Lobby
7:30 - 8:30 AMILSHRM State Council Meeting
8:30 - 9:30 AMConcurrent Sessions
9:30 - 10:00 AMBreakExpo Hall
10:00 - 11:30 AMConcurrent Sessions
11:30 - 12:30 PMBuffet LunchTheatre Lobby
12:30 - 1:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
1:30 - 1:45 PMBreakExpo Hall
1:45 - 2:45 PMConcurrent Sessions
2:45 - 3:15 PMSnack BreakExpo Hall
3:15 - 5:00 PMExpo Hall DismantleExpo Hall
3:15 - 4:45 PMConcurrent Sessions
Free Evening
+ Wednesday - Sept. 29th
TimeEventLocation
7:30 - 8:30 AMBreakfastTheatre Lobby
8:30 - 9:30 AMConcurrent Sessions
9:30 - 10:00 AMBreak & Raffle DrawingsRegistration Foyer
10:00 - 11:30 AMClosing Keynote & Conference Wrap-UpTheatre

HOTELS

ILSHRM has made arrangements with two excellent hotels while you attend the conference. Both are adjacent or near the conference meeting space making either property the perfect choice. We selected hotels that provide great amenities, helping make your stay during the conference comfortable and convenient. Check out the options and book your room today.

Feel free to extend your stay before or after the conference for a few extra days of relaxing or to have fun with the family.

We look forward to seeing you in September.

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ENTERTAINMENT

Located less than a 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, Oak Brook, IL has so many fun things to do! Perfectly positioned in the midst of all the local area attractions, The two hotels we’ve selected for our conference are close to many of the area’s top destinations.

Discover fantastic shopping and entertainment opportunities at nearby Oakbrook Mall and Yorktown Mall or spend a fun day at Brookfield Zoo. Catch a show at a local theatre or visit our many museums. With so many activities, it will be easy to find something to do.

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RESTAURANTS

The Oak Brook area is full of culinary delights.You don’t have to look far to find a delicious meal. Both hotels have terrific dining choices, making your stay here convenient and comfortable and there are many other local restaurants around the area that provide delicious dining experiences within walking distance.

Whether you are planning an evening out or are simply looking for a quick breakfast on the way out of town, the choices are many and will fit any budget. Check out the many option in area. We’re certain you’ll  find something delicious

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REGISTRATION

Early Bird Registration – Deadline May 1st

IN-PERSON

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

  • $550 SHRM Members (Full Conference)
  • $600 Non-Members (Full Conference)
  • $450 Emerging Professionals (less than 3 years of HR experience)

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS

  • Pre-Conference Workshop – $99
  • On-Demand Access to All Sessions Through 11/15 – $150

VIRTUAL

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

  • $450 SHRM Members (Full Conference – includes all sessions on-demand through 11/15)
  • $550 Non-Members (Full Conference – includes all sessions on demand through 11/15)
  • $400 Emerging Professionals (less than 3 years of HR experience – includes all sessions on-demand through 11/15)

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS

  • Pre-Conference Workshop – $99

STUDENT MEMBERS

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

  • $150 – In-Person
  • $100 – Virtual

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS

  • Pre-Conference Workshop – $49
  • On-Demand Access to All Sessions Through 11/15 – $100

CANCELLATION POLICY

$50 cancellation fee prior to September 1st. After September 1st, no refunds.  Substitutions may be made with no financial penalty.  To cancel, contact us at executivedirector@ilshrm.org

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Join 500+ HR professionals as they come together and collaborate on the many ways at this year’s ILSHRM HR Conference & Exposition. Many nationally known and prominent speakers, along with information packed workshops, and great entertainment will fill the agenda.

Sponsorship Information

Exhibitor Information