We have over 20 years of experience in planning and hosting local, state and national conferences ranging from 1 day to week long events. Whether you wish to hold your conference locally or in a more metropolitan area, we have the capability to make your conference experience pleasant and profitable. This service partners with organizations to provide the following services: a planning needs assessment, facility and faculty coordination, instructional support, publicity, participant registration and much more.

For more information, please contact Peggy Brown,, 217-581-5114

List of Upcoming Conferences, click on title for more information:

Municipal Clerks of Illinois Institute and Academy  October 11 - 17, 2015

Housing Education and Research Association   October 11 - 14, 2015

Illinois Council for Social Sciences Conference   October 16, 2015

Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference   October 23 - 24, 2015

History & Social Science Teachers Conference November 6, 2015

Illinois Municipal Treasurers Institute November 15 - 19, 2015

32nd Annual Media & Methods in Art Education March 5, 2016

38th Annual Historical Administration Symposium (HAPA) April 2016

Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association Conference June 2016

Community College Articulation Conference September 23, 2015

Upcoming Conferences 


   Municipal Clerks of Illinois Institute and Academy

The Municipal Clerks of Illinois (MCI) is an organization of approximately 900 members comprising the majority of the municipalities in the state of Illinois.  Municipal Clerks are responsible for a wide range of essential duties - some prescribed state statute, and some prescribed by local government.

The Municipal Clerks of Illinois' Institute will be held from October 11 - 16, 2015 at the Springfield Hilton.  The Municipal Clerks of Illinois' Academy will be held from October 14 - 16, 2015 at the Springfield Hilton.  For more information about the upcoming Institute or Academy please visit here.  

October 11 - 17, 2015                                                 Return to top


Housing Education and Research Association Conference (HERA)

Plan to participate in an in-depth, stimulating, and challenging gathering of housing researchers, teachers, Extension educators and other professionals in Springfield, Illinois, USA. HERA's annual international event features presentations of peer-reviewed abstracts (500-word papers), posters, and keynote speakers in an atmosphere that fosters intellectual growth and development. Come, share and discuss the latest housing challenges!  Visit the HERA site for more information.  

Cost to attend the conference:

Early Bird Registration $325.00
Regular Registration (after September 25, 2015 $375.00
Student Early Bird Registration $175.00
Student Registration (after September 25, 2015 $225.00

Click here to register for the conference.  

The Conference will be held at the Springfield Hilton.  To reserve a room, click here

Illinois Council for the Social Studies (ICSS)

The Illinois Council for the Social Studies will host it Fall 2015 Conference on Friday, October 16, 2015 at Harper College, Palatine, Illinois.  

The "Call for Proposals" for this informative conference is now open.  Interested in presenting, submit you proposal by Wednesday, September 16th by clicking here.  Applicants will be notified by September 23rd if their proposal has been accepted.

Would you like register online, click here.  Prefer to print and mail your registration, then click here for a printable form.  

Exhibitor tables are available for the Fall 2015 ICSS Conference.  Cost for exhibiting is only $50.00. Interested?  You can register online here or print a paper registration form here.   

Would you like to know more about the conference, visit the ICSS website

Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference

The Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics will hold its 65th Annual Meeting at the Tinley Park Convention Center in Tinley Park, Illinois on October 23 & 24, 2015. Click here to learn more about the ICTM Conference.  

We have negotiated a reduced rate for ICTM Conference attendees at the Holiday Inn Hotel which is attached to the Tinley Park Convention Center.  Click on this link to reserve your room ICTM Hotel Booking Link or call 708-444-1100 to make a reservation.

Interested in being an exhibitor/vendor at the upcoming ICTM Conference, click here for more information about the conference and how to register as an exhibitor/vendor.

October 23 - 24, 2015                                                  Return to top


History & Social Science Teachers Conference

Eastern Illinois University will host the 26th Annual History and Social Science Teachers Conference on Friday, November 6, 2015.  This conference is a professional development opportunity for Secondary and Middle-Level Educators.  Cost for this year's conference is only $60.00.  For more information, click here.  To register online click here.  To print a registration form, click here.  

November 6, 2015                                                       Return to top


Illinois Municipal Treasurers Institute

Treasurers, finance officers and support staff have a need for continuing professional education to develop and maintain the skills and knowledge necessary to help achieve the prudent person’s rule of financial management. The Illinois Municipal Treasurers Institute (IMTI) is an intensive training program which provides 100 hours of instruction for municipal treasurers, finance officers and support staff. Please click here to see the 2015 brochure and additional information.  To register online click here.  This year's IMTI will be held at the Double Tree Hotel in Bloomington, Illinois.  To reserve a room click here. 

November 15 - 19, 2015                                                Return to top


 The 32nd Annual Media & Methods in Art Education

Eastern Illinois University art educators invite you to the 32nd Annual Media and Methods in Art Conference on Saturday, March 5, 2016. Please keep checking back for more information on this hands-on conference. 

To review past lesson plans or submit a lesson plan for this year, click here.

March 5, 2016                                                           Return to top


 The 39th Annual Historical Administration Symposium (HAPA)

In cooperation with the College of Education and Professional Studies at Eastern Illinois University, the Historical Administration class of 2016 presents its permanent exhibition.  

More information will be provided in the fall.  

April 2016                                                      Return to top

 Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association Conference

The 2016 Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association Conference will be held in Champaign, Illinois during the month of June 2016.  More details will be forthcoming.  

June 2016                                                     Return to top 


 Community College Articulation Conference


This year Eastern Illinois University will host it's 42nd Annual Community College Articulation Conference on Wednesday, September 23rd.  A schedule of events can be found here.  To register online for this event, please click here.  A paper form for mailing can be found here.    


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