2016 Illinois Republican State Convention May 20th - 21st  

Preliminary Schedule (events & times subject to change)

Friday, May 20th

Registration Opens at 9am | Vendor Hall Open Throughout the Day

If you register and pick up your convention credentials on Friday, you will not need to do so again on Saturday morning.

Training Sessions Begin at 11am and Continue Into Early Afternoon

Learn about important grassroots elements of the Republican Party in Illinois. We will offer County Chairman Training, Precinct Committeeman Training, tutorials on Data Center and the Advantage walk app, and seminars on fundraising, social media, activism and more.

Explore Our Host City, Peoria, in the Afternoon

Join a group excursion on a tour, to a museum or entertainment venue, and more. Details to be announced soon. Check out the many restaurants, bars, ice cream shops, boutiques, and more that downtown Peoria has to offer.

Official Illinois Republican State Convention Welcome Reception at 5:30pm

Join Republican leaders at the Welcome Center in the CAT World Headquarters.

Private Fundraiser with Governor Rauner and Congressman Darin LaHood at 6:30pm

Please call 312-201-9000 for more details or to RSVP.

Evening of Fun and Refreshments at the Peoria Civic Center with our Hospitality Suite Sponsors

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to socialize and network with Republicans from all over Illinois.

peoria Young Republicans after party 9PM-11PM

Enjoy live music from Chasing Rachel at Kellehers. Note: Admission is $10

Saturday, May 21st

Registration Opens at 8am | Vendor Hall Open Throughout the Day 

If you register and pick up your convention credentials on Friday, you will not need to do so again on Saturday morning.

Continental Breakfast reception with special appearances by Governor Rauner, Lt Governor Sanguinetti, Comptroller Munger, and the Illinois republican State Central Committee 8:30-11am

Note: Admission is free for Delegates and Alternate Delegates. Registered Guests must pay a $10 entry fee.

Training Sessions Run from 9-11am

You do not want to miss these important and informative training sessions that will help prepare us to win in November and rebuild Illinois!

General Session Begins at 11:30am and Continues Into the Afternoon (Doors Open at 11am)