15th Annual Illinois HR Conference & Exposition

August 4th-5th, 2014

Drury Lane, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

Registration is OPEN Now!


IL SHRM is excited to provide you with the following opportunities to partner with our conference and market your products and services to the 700+ HR professionals in attendance at our conference this year. Becoming a sponsor affords you with many marketing opportunities and benefits. Please contact us with questions and get your sponsorship started today!

Thank you,

Sabrina Baker – Conference Chair - 847.890.9756 – sbakerphr@gmail.com 

Julie Rischmiller – Conference Chair Elect – 309.210.8815 – ILSHRM14EXPO@gmail.com


Conference & Meal Sponsorships: 

Both Conference and meal sponsorships include: Exhibitor table with 4 company representatives, Four (4) full conference registrations, Website text link on the ILC website until 12.31.2014. In addition you will enjoy the following: 

Conference (1 available) - $10,000

  • Signage throughout the conference
  • Full page advertisement in conference brochure
  • Company name on cover of conference program
  • One sponsor provided banner placed in general sessions
  • One sponsor provided banner placed in registration area
  • Introduced during opening keynote with opportunity to speak for 5 minutes


Meal (3 available) - $6,000

  • Signage and small booth at sponsored meal (breakfast or lunch)
  • Half page advertisement in conference brochure
  • Introduced at general session


Keynote & Break Sponsorships

Keynote and break sponsors receive both Exhibitor table with two (2) company representatives and website text link on the ILC website until 12.31.2014 as well as the following benefits:

Keynote (3 available) - $5,000

  • Two (2) full conference registrations
  • Signage & introduction at keynote presentation
  • Quarter page advertisement in conference brochure


Break / Reception (4 available) - $3,000

  • One (1) full conference registration
  • Signage & small booth at sponsored break/reception
  • Company name listed in conference brochure



Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

The following in-kind specialty items can be sponsored (logos can be added to most). The sponsors will also enjoy a discounted booth rate of $800 (30% savings!). Booth purchase is not required to participate!

2014 SWAG BAG - $2,000 (this sponsorship is no longer available)

Every attendee will receive a swag bag loaded with valuable conference information. Most attendees keep and use these bags for years to come. By sponsoring these bags your logo will be on the shoulder of every attendee!


Our conference programs house information that each attendee will need – even after the conference. When you sponsor the brochure

we will add your logo and website to the sponsors list prominently located inside the brochure

LANYARDS - $1,300 (this sponsorship is no longer available)

Have every attendee sport your brand! You choose the logo and placement and we will give them to attendees to wear with their required conference badge.

EVENT WiFi - $2,000

Help our attendees enjoy free WiFi throughout the conference venue. The sponsor of this in-kind item will have signs posted throughout the venue thanking you for your contribution.


Send us your swag and we’ll add it to the SWAG BAG. We’ll also include your name in the conference brochure


Check back here for more details as updates will be posted regularly.