2018 ILFMA Conference

      Posted On: February 16, 2018

Sowing New Horizons, Envisioning The Possibilities

7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Dream Hall, 51 S Grove St., Elgin IL 60120

ILFMA full-day statewide conference will be packed with informative and inspiring speakers, 4 diverse educational tracks (Market Managers, Market Vendors, Market Programs, and Market Presentations) targeted break-out sessions at all experience levels, networking opportunities, a fabulous winter market (open to the public), and as always, a few surprises.

Conference attendees will experience:

  • A brand new, thought provoking, informative selection of general sessions, workshops, interactive platforms, and activities lead by industry professionals;
  • Unique, structured networking opportunities, and social activities;
  • Opportunities to forge and sustain lasting relationships with peers and industry leaders;
  • A celebration of the individuals and organizations that contribute to a strong, vibrant farmers market culture in Illinois and surrounding states
  • Access to exhibitors that share a passion for the farmers market industry, providing support related services, products and event sponsorship.

The Illinois Farmers Market Association will be hosting its annual conference, “Sowing New Horizons – envisioning the possibilities”, on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Dream Hall, 51 S. Grove St., Elgin,  Illinois. The day-long conference is hosted in collaboration with the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.


This rate is for partners not members of ILFMA.