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Friday, May 17, 2019

Chicago Area Chapter Annual Conference

Start Date: 5/17/2019 9:00 AM CDT
End Date: 5/17/2019 4:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Center

400 S. State Street
Chicago, IL  United States  60605

Organization Name: Chicago Area Chapter of GPA

Bev Saiz
Phone: 312-403-4559

Join Chicago Area GPA for our 2019 annual conference, “Amplify Your Voice: Timeless Lessons for Grant Professionals” on Friday, May 17, 2019 from 9:00am-4:00pm at our beautiful new venue, the Chicago Public Library’s Harold Washington Center (lower level). 

Program highlights:

- Keynote: “Crossed Wires: How to Better Collaborate Across the Personality Divide” by Beth Buelow, consultant and author of “The Introvert Entrepreneur”
- Funder Panel with representatives from MacArthur Foundation, Coleman Foundation and more
- Breakout sessions on 
beginning, advanced and consultant tracks on topics including prospect research, evaluation, and client relationships

Continental breakfast and lunch provided
Post-conference Happy Hour (cash bar) at the nearby Plymouth Rooftop Bar & Grill

For details and updates, please click this link:

GPA Chicago Area Chapter Member: $90 early bird / $125 after May 3 (Chapter members may request discount code by emailing
Others: $115 early bird / $150 after May 3

Cancellation and Refund Policy:
No phone reservations for GPA Chicago Area Chapter scheduled events will be accepted. All registrations must be submitted online through the National GPA registration process for the Chicago Area Chapter.
All requests to cancel a registration and receive a refund must be submitted in writing, via an email sent to the current Program Committee Co-Chair, Bev Saiz at Cancellations and refund requests must be submitted 7 or more days prior to the scheduled meeting date.
We regret that no refunds can be granted for cancellations received after the registration deadline date.
The GPA Chicago Area Chapter also regrets that refunds cannot be given for no-shows. However, substitutions are gladly accepted. Substitutions of registrants are permitted both prior to the event and onsite. Only one substitution is permitted per original registrant. Please note that if the original registrant is a 
chapter member and the substitute registrant is not a chapter member, the substitute registrant must pay the registration cost difference.

Attendance at this meeting qualifies for five (5) credits for CFREs and GPCs

Thank you to our sponsors:


Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 5/15/2019 4:30 PM

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