Federal Reserve Building

About the Conference

The Illinois Asset Building Group Conference is a biennial event that brings together leaders in the field to share innovative programs and effective policy proposals. It is an opportunity to learn from your peers and form new relationships with advocates across the state.


IABG is committed to expanding access to the tools people need to building financially secure futures for themselves and their children. Our efforts across issue area aim to close the racial wealth gap. We hope the conference can be an opportunity to build the movement here in Illinois.

Venue and Location

The 2014 IABG Conference will be held in Chicago, IL at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. All sessions and meals will be hosted here.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
230 S. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60604

Hotel Information

We have reserved a limited block of rooms for conference participants at the Hotel Allegro (171 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601). In order to take advantage of the negotiated rate, you should book your room online using the following link:  Illinois Asset Building Group Online

Scholarship information

It is our hope to make this event more affordable for agencies working directly with low-income populations, non-profits committed to promoting economic equality in communities of color, and participants of asset-building programs by offering a select number of scholarships to organizations with limited budgets. If you are in need of a scholarship please complete the application form and submit it to Lucy Mullany (lmullany@heartlandalliance.org) by August 1, 2014.


All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing via e-mail to lmullany@heartlandalliance.org by September 20, 2014. If you would like to transfer your registration to another person, please email lmullany@heartlandalliance.org.

Photo Release

IABG will taking photographs/video during the 2014 Conference. Photographs/video may be used for future marketing, publicity, promotions, and training activities for IABG. By registering for this conference, you agree to allow IABG to use the photographs/video – which may include you- in all media formats.

Waiver of Liability

Each individual attending IABG’s 2014 Conference assumes all risks associated with her/his attendance and participation in all on- and off-site activities that occur during this time. By registering for this event, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless IABG and its governing bodies, officers and employees from all loss, damage or liability arising out of or related to your attendance and participation at IABG’s 2014 Conference.

Questions? Contact us!