Your presence in Springfield puts a face to the 100,000-plus industry employees serving our families and communities every day. Your influence directly impacts the economic direction of Illinois’ economy. Gain insight with up-to-the-minute political and regulatory updates from experts and high-level elected officials. The day ends with a much-deserved legislative networking reception with elected leaders, legislators, and staff members.

Location Info

State House Inn
101 E Adams St
Springfield, Illinois 62701
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9:00 A.M.

9:30 A.M.
Welcome Remarks

  • Betsy Johnson, Board Chair, Illinois Bankers Association
  • Randy Hultgren, President and CEO, Illinois Bankers Association

9:45 A.M.
Special Guest Speaker

10:00 A.M.
Special Guest Speaker

10:30 A.M.
Legislative Update and Panel Discussion

  • Ben Jackson, EVP, Government Relations, Illinois Bankers Association
  • Aimee Smith, AVP, Government Relations, Illinois Bankers Association
  • Dave Sullivan, Legislative Consultant, Illinois Bankers Association
  • Marc Poulos, Legislative Consultant, Illinois Bankers Association
  • Kareem Kenyetta, Legislative Consultant, Illinois Bankers Association
  • Ben Whipple, Legislative Consultant, Illinois Bankers Association
  • Ryan McLaughlin, Media Consultant, Illinois Bankers Association

10:45 A.M.
Special Guest Speaker

11:00 A.M.
Special Guest Speaker

11:30 A.M.

12:00 P.M.
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Briefing

1:00 P.M.
Depart for Capitol Complex

1:30 P.M.
Group photo – Capitol Rotunda

2:00 P.M.
Leader Meetings (Individual Meetings Available Upon Request)

4:00 P.M.
Illinois Bankers PAC Brews Fundraiser – DH Brown’s

5:00 P.M.
Leave DH Brown’s for Legislative Cocktail Reception

5:30 P.M.
Legislative Cocktail Reception

Marine Bank Building - 1 East Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701

7:30 P.M.

Additional Details

Additional Details

Hotel Accommodations

The State House Inn
101 East Adams St
Springfield, IL 62701
Room Rate: $169

To make a reservation, contact Matt Imburgia at


"Bring the Bank" Fee - One price for unlimited attendees from the same organization.
Member per bank - $99
NonMember per bank - $199

Questions? | 217-789-9340

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