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Hotel Block Now Available for the 2022 APA-IL State Conference #APAIL22

Let’s talk about your plans for fall…

We can think of no better place to convene and discuss the latest trends and topics in Illinois' planning. Ranked as the Best Big City in the U.S. for 5 years in a row, Chicago is home to 77 great neighborhoods all with their own story to tell. Join us September 28th-30th to explore Chicago as well as learn about the latest trends in urban planning. We have the best and brightest planning minds creating a conference by planners, for planners.


Staying There

Booking your room at the Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago-Downtown

If you want to have a room right next to the conference venue at the Old Post Office, the Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago-Downtown is the place to be! You can book your room at the APA rate today!

  • Reservation Phone Number: 800-972-2494

  • Group Code: AIL

  • Room Rate: $219

  • APA-IL Rate Cutoff Date: August 27, 2022

Please note, the room block ends August 27th. The APA-IL rate is valid 3 days before and 3 days after the conference (as available).


Learning There

Coming soon: Program + Mobile Workshops = Registration

The 2022 APA-IL State Conference will be a little bit familiar and a little bit new! The program will be complete with mobile workshops for the adventurers, informative sessions, and knowledgeable speakers. In case you're wondering, all the classic favorites will be featured at #APAIL22, including:

  • Sessions offering mandatory CM: equity, ethics, law, and sustainability

  • Awards Ceremony (9/28)

  • Plan Commissioner Training (9/29)

  • AICP Exam Prep (9/30)

  • Mobile Workshops

  • Social Events

  • ... and more!


Call-4-Sessions Has Ended

Thank You!

Many thanks to all who submitted fabulous session ideas this year. The Conference Programming Committee has had a tough job picking the best-of-the-best sessions to offer! We will be contacting those that submitted a session proposal soon. Thank you for your patience.


Take a look back and a look at today...

Let's take a look back on what The Old Post Office was and what it has become. It is exciting to think that we'll be in this building in just 119 days!

Video produced 8/5/21 by the development team of the Old Chicago Main Post Office and shown at the meeting of the Commission on Chicago Landmarks on Aug. 5, 2021. Credit: The City of Chicago Department of Planning & Development.


The APA-IL is excited to invite Illinois planners and allied professionals to join us for three days of learning in the heart of Chicago. Explore the largest historic redevelopment in the country: The Old Post Office!

2022 APA-IL State Conference

September 28-30, 2022

The Old Post Office

Chicago, IL

Questions? Email


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