We invite our League members to join hundreds of passionate and engaged leaders for our biennial national gathering to be held in Chicago.
In addition to your participation as a voting delegate during plenary sessions on official League business such as budget, program and election of officers, there’ll be formal and informal gatherings for:
- Leagues to share success stories and plans for the run-up to our 100th anniversary
- Education and advocacy workshops on key program priorities
- Training modules to support critical strategic growth goals and initiatives
- Networking and celebrations at receptions, special events, and the awards banquet
View the Schedule At A Glance.
Registration is open! You can register online here. The Early Bird Registration rate is $450.
Book Your Hotel Room: Room reservations at the Chicago Hilton are open and space is filling up quickly.
Ride a Chartered Bus to the Chicago Convention!
LWV WI has reserved a Badger Bus, leaving from Madison and Milwaukee, to help League members with transportation to and from the LWV US Convention in Chicago and eliminate the need for expensive overnight parking. We’ll need at least 30 confirmed riders by June 11 to make this possible. The cost of a round trip is $60 and no payment is necessary to reserve your seat.
Confirmation Deadline: June 11 (no payment necessary to confirm)
Cost: $60 round trip/rider
June 28: Leave Madison, Dutch Mill Park & Ride, 11:30AM
THUR Leave Milwaukee, Goerkes Corners Park & Ride, 12:45PM
Arrive Hilton Chicago, 3:45PM
July 1 Leave Hilton Chicago, 12:30PM
SUN Arrive Milwaukee, Goerkes Corners Park & Ride, 2:45PM
Arrive Madison, Dutch Mill Park & Ride, 4:00PM
League members interested in riding the League’s charted bus to Chicago should contact Ellen Penwell in the state office at 608-256-0827, epenwell [at] lwvwi.org
LWV of Illinois Fundraiser: Tickets are now on sale for the Comedy Night fundraiser on Friday evening at the Chicago Hilton. This event is hosted by the LWV of Illinois and features The Second City.
We'll update this event page as the event approaches. Find the most up to date information at the LWVUS website.
LWV 2018 Water Workshop and Banquet
Standard Club, Chicago - June 27, 2018
Join with Leagues from across the country for on June 27, 2018 from 2-8 PM for WATER; ADVOCATING FOR PROTECTION- PUT YOUR LEAGUE ON THE MAP! This exciting event will be held in the Chicago Loop, a day before the LWV US convention.
This will be a day focused on water protection, what Leagues around the country are doing in their local areas, and the threats posed by the unraveling of the safety net for water users provided in the Clean Water Act and the Safe Drinking Water Act.
LWV's history and passion for water gives us a firm foundation to address today’s problems at all levels of government. Our country has a strong legal foundation of water regulations and agencies that protect water. Now more than ever, we need to maintain and leverage the momentum of the Clean Water Act at a time of changing regulations and funding. Come to Chicago for this event - stay for LWV US Convention!
Register for the Water Workshop and Banquet here.