12 noon – 1pm
Daley Center Plaza Chicago, IL
97th Annual State Convention
April 20 - 22, 2018
Call to Convention
On behalf of your 2017-2018 leadership team of the Illinois Federation of Business Women’s Clubs, Inc., the State President officially issues the call to the 97th Annual State Convention beginning at 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 20, 2018, at the Drury Inn and Suites in Mt Vernon, Illinois.
Pursuant to Article XIX of the Federation Bylaws, any member in good standing who has paid the full registration fee may attend the annual state convention and vote (Section 2).
The purpose of the State Convention is to receive reports of the officers and chairs for the preceding year; act upon recommendations, resolutions and other business presented to the convention; elect officers for the ensuing term; adopt a budget; consider and adopt a State Legislative Platform and elect a Chair of Nominations.
You are encouraged to learn more about our State Federation, renew acquaintances, make new friends, recognize Celia M. Howard recipients and honor the Outstanding Working Women of Illinois awardees.
Members are invited to attend the Speak-off Competitions Friday afternoon at 4:00 pm. The Board of Directors will conduct the Pre-Convention Board meeting ?????. Individual members and LO’s will be acknowledged for their achievements at the award/recognition ceremony Friday evening. A networking reception for the State Officers and Outstanding Working Women of Illinois award winners will follow the installation ceremony Saturday evening.
Please join me and the Board of Directors in making our annual convention a memorable one.
Paper Registration can be downloaded.
IFBWC State President, 2017-2018
Illinois Federation of Business Women's Clubs, Inc (IFBWC) is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.3309 Robbins Road #366, Springfield, IL 62704