IL Condo-HOA Conference & Expo – 40th Annual

This year’s Conference and Expo will be held on February 25, 2022 in person!


Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Fri, February 25

CAI Illinois’ Condo/HOA Conference & Expo will be held in person on February 25, 2022 at Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Exhibitor registration opens October 27 for CAI members. Attendee registration opens November 17.

Back In Person!

Join more than 1,500 industry professionals and homeowner volunteer leaders for the most comprehensive event for community associations in the state of Illinois!

This year’s CAI-IL Condo – HOA Conference & Expo will help you find “Unity in Your Community” and offer education sessions on legal updates, innovative trends, hot topics, and industry best practices, as well as opportunities to share, learn, network, and discuss challenges and solutions.

Exhibit Hall Map

Who Should Attend?

  • Community Association Managers
  • Management Company Executives;
  • Product and Service Providers;
  • Association Board Members;
  • Association Unit Owners; and
  • Anyone involved in making decisions in your community association.

Why Attend?

  • More than 1,500+ attendees and exhibitors — Network with fellow homeowners, board members, managers, service providers and more! Get ideas, find new suppliers and make great connections
  • Continuing education — More than 8 hours of continuing education credits available! Sessions available in live and recorded formats.
  • Dedicated exhibit-only time — You’ll never have to choose between attending a great session and visiting the exhibit hall. Plus view the main stage for additional education and announcements
  • Networking — Make new connections and visit with old friends during the networking reception in the exhibit hall.
  • Free online information page — Plan your day with session information and a guide to the expansive exhibit hall


Conference Schedule

Conference & Expo Schedule

DAY ONE Thursday, February 24, 2022
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Exhibitor Load In
DAY TWO Friday, February 25, 2022
7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Exhibitor Load In (Carry-In Only)
7:30 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Open
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Education Sessions
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Education Sessions
8:30 AM – 10:45 AM DCAL Education
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Business Partner Education Session
10:50 AM – 11:00 AM DCAL Recognition
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Education Session Legal Update
12:00 PM – 5:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Buffet Lunch Available
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Annual Meeting
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Education Sessions
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM HOA Q&A
3:00 PM -- 3:45 PM Education Sessions
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Exhibitor Break Down & Move Out (No Breakdown Before 5:30 PM)

Exhibitor Information

Why Exhibit?

Connect with 1500 homeowners, board members, community managers and colleagues, in-person, in an educational and social environment.

Cost to Exhibit

What's Included in Your Booth?

  • Registration for 3 booth reps which includes buffet lunch and networking reception in the expo hall
  • Company listing on our online information page
  • Company listing in the 2022 Conference Book (dependent on commitment date) given to the first 750 attendees
  • Post-show attendee mail list (no emails) provided to exhibitors who complete the 2022 Exhibitor evaluation
  • Extensive targeted and web marketing and social media efforts to bring you more attendees
  • Sponsorship and advertising opportunities to increase your visibility

Exhibitor Registration Dates

October 18 Diamond Partners
October 21 Platinum Partners
October 25 Gold Partners
October 26 Silver & Bronze Partners
October 27 CAI Members
November 3 Open Registration

Sponsorship / Advertising Information

Exhibitor Information

  • PREMIUM BOOTHS Premium booths will have a more prominent location with higher traffic and visibility.
  • NETWORKING RECEPTION will be during expo hall hours from 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
  • EXHIBIT HALL HOURS Friday from 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM
  • LEAD SCANNERS Booths that purchased lead scanning will receive a full contact list of attendees who visit their booth.
  • EDUCATION CLASSES FOR EXHIBITORS There will be an education class at the Conference & Expo just for Business Partners on Friday before the expo hall opens from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
  • POST-SHOW ATTENDEE LIST Exhibitors will be sent an evaluation of the Expo. Once this is received, CAI will send an attendee list within 2 weeks after the conference, which includes name, company, and address. Exhibitors who purchase lead scanning will additionally receive a list of their booth visitors which also includes email addresses and phone numbers for those leads.

Thank You to Our 2022 Sponsors

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Attendee Bag

Exhibit Hall Entrance

Main Stage

Attendee Information Page



Morning Coffee

Morning Snack


Main Stage Booth Announcement


Get to Know Our Partners

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We were made to serve community associations. For more than a decade, we’ve been committed to helping associations reach their financial goals with an unmatched level of service.

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Our team of professionals has provided fiduciary and investment management services for over 40 years. We can help with personal trusts, Investment management, estate settlements, guardianships and more

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