February 22 and 23, 2023
President Abraham Lincoln Hotel
Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs
Western Illinois University
in conjunction with
Governor's Rural Affairs Council
Chaired by Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton
Early Bird Rate: $175.00 per person for registrations postmarked by February 3, 2023. The registration rate after February 3 and for registrations at the door is $200.00 per person. The registration fee includes networking opportunities Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, lunch on Wednesday, a continental breakfast on Thursday, and breaks on both days. Register online at https://www.iira.org/annual-rural-economic-development-conference.
President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, 701 E. Adams, Springfield, Illinois, 62701; (217) 544-8800. If making reservations online, please register at https://www.hilton.com/en/attend-my-event/illinoisinstituteforruralaffairs/”.
Rooms at reduced rates have been set aside for conference participants at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, Springfield, IL. Rates per night are $85.00 (single) and $100 (double). Room reservations are subject to availability; to receive this rate reservations must be made by February 04, 2020. For reservations call (217) 544-8800. Be sure to ask for the Rural Community Economic Development Conference rate.
The Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs will provide a free parking pass for those staying at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel. *Must park in the self-parking garage adjoined to the hotel.