Welcome to IHCA's Annual Convention and Trade Show Section!

You are invited to attend the 61th Annual Convention and Trade Show of the Illinois Health Care Association. The convention will be held September 12-15, 2011 in Peoria, Illinois. Featured venues include the Peoria Civic Center , Hotel Pere Marquette, and the Holiday Inn City Centre. Educational sessions will be held on Tuesday, September 13th through Thursday, September 15th .

Agenda:

Monday, Sept. 12
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Exhibitor Move-in
9 a.m. - noon IHCA Board of Directors Meeting at WeaverRidge
Noon - 6 p.m. IHCA-PAC Golf Tournament at WeaverRidge
4 - 8 p.m. IHCA Registration Desk Open

Tuesday, Sept. 13
7 a.m. - 5 p.m. IHCA Registration Desk Open
7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. IHCA Bookstore Open
8:30 - 10 a.m. Educational Sessions
10 a.m. Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting
10 - Noon Decision Makers Only
10:30 - Noon Educational Sessions
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Trade Show and Complimentary Lunch
1:45 - 3 p.m. General Session
3:30 - 5 p.m. IHCA Annual Business Meeting
3:30 - 5 p.m. Educational Sessions
6 - 8 p.m. Hospitality Hop

Wednesday, Sept. 14
7 a.m. - 5 p.m. IHCA Registration Desk Open
7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. IHCA Bookstore Open
7:30 - 9:30 a.m. Ovations ( Breakfast, Keynote Address, & Nursing Awards)
8 - 9:30 a.m. Educational Sessions
8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Food Service Sanitation Refresher Course
10 - 11:30 am Educational Sessions
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Trade Show and Complimentary Lunch
1 - 2:30 p.m. Educational Sessions
3 - 4:30 p.m. Educational Sessions
4:30 - 5:30 IHCA Nursing Facility Constituency Meeting
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. The Center DD Services Constituency Meeting
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Tribute (Dinner and Awards for Staff and Volunteers)
8:30 - 11:30 p.m. Live Band, Dancing, Grand Prize Giveaway!

Thursday, Sept. 15
7 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. IHCA Registration Desk Open
7 a.m. - 2 p.m. IHCA Bookstore Open
8 - 9:30 a.m. Educational Sessions
9:45 - 11:15 a.m. Educational Sessions
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Educational Sessions

Hotel Information

The Hotel Pere Marquette and Holiday Inn City Centre will serve as official hotels for the 2011 convention. The properties will provide sleeping accommodations for convention delegates. The Peoria Civic Center , the site of the Trade Show and most educational sessions, is within walking distance of the Hotel Pere Marquette and the Holiday Inn City Centre.

FYI

•  Call the hotel of your choice directly to make reservations.

•  Make sure to mention the Illinois Health Care Association to get the special room rates.

•  Room availability is limited. Make reservations early.

•  Rooms may become available as cancellations are made. Call periodically, especially after September 1, to check availability.

Hotel Pere Marquette
501 Main St .
Peoria , IL 61602
309-637-6500
800-447-1676
$118 Single/Double

Holiday Inn City Centre
500 Hamilton Blvd.
Peoria , IL 61602
309-674-2500
$105 Single/Double

Par-A-Dice
7 Blackjack Blvd.
East Peoria , IL 61611
800-727-2342
$98 Single/Double

Wingate by Wyndham
7708 N. Rt. 91
Peoria , IL 61615
800-589-0033

Country Inn & Suites
5309 W. Landens Way
Peoria , IL 61615
309-589-0044

 

 

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