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IWIL Women's Symposium 2022 

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Don't miss this day of inspirationmotivation and actionable tips for professional and personal fulfillment!

Attend | Sponsor | Exhibit

7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Crowne Plaza, Springfield IL


  • 7:30 am - 8:15 am – Registration, Networking, Light Breakfast
  • 8:15 am - 8:25 am – Welcome and announcements
  • 8:25 am - 8:30 am – Introduction of Anne Bonney
  • 8:30 am - 9:30 am – Keynote - Anne Bonney
  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am – Session 1 (3 breakouts)
  • 10:45 am - 11:30 am – Session 2 (3 breakouts)
  • 11:30 am - 12:45 pm – Lunch and Vendor Visiting
  • 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm – Session 3 (3 breakouts)
  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm – Wind Down before the Wine Down Sessions (3 sessions)
  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm – Anne Bonney wrap-up session
  • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm – Roof Top Networking Reception

Registration is $140 and will close on Tuesday, September 20. Registration is now closed.

Purchase 5 registrations and get the 6th one free! Just enter 6 people total on the registration form and use discount code "6free"!


Anne Bonney will speak about navigating change.
Enjoy a day of leadership tips, inspiring personal growth, and networking with the Springfield-area's women

Who should attend?
Any adult professional of any experience. You don't need to be a member to attend IWIL events. But we'd love it you'd join! Join IWIL leaders!  Keynote speaker Anne Bonney, pictured right, will speak about navigating change to benefit your teams at work -- and at home.
 Anne is an author, host and creator of Dancing in the Discomfort Zone Podcast and an experienced virtual, in-person and hybrid workshop facilitator.

Questions? Contact Symposium Chair Amy Beadle


Become A Sponsor!

We need your support for this amazing event and are seeking sponsors! Several levels are available and include free registrations for the women leaders at your business. All sponsors will be heavily recognized before and during the event. Sponsorships are accepted now! Please contact our Sponsorship Chair at [email protected] for more information.


Become an Exhibitor!

The Symposium exhibits are a highlight of the day! Our attendees love shopping, learning more about services in our community. 

For $250 you can present your business to over 350 professional women and your admission to the conference and lunch is included! Register now or contact [email protected] with any questions.

Keynote Speaker: Anne Bonney

Anne BonneyAnne Bonney joyfully gives her insights into how we can lead ourselves through change to lead our teams -- and also our home teams -- through it. 

Anne is a fun, energetic international keynote speaker and courage ignitor.  She is an authority on Change Management, a two-time author, host, and creator of Dancing in the Discomfort Zone Podcast, and an experienced virtual, in-person, and hybrid workshop facilitator.

After 20 years in highly successful corporate and non-profit leadership positions, Anne now uses her experience, education, and expertise to ignite YOUR ability to embrace the discomfort of change, courageous communication, and emotional intelligence. 

Don't miss Anne's inspiring presentation! She will outline strategies that make dealing with change (especially unexpected change) easier for you and those around you.

*IWIL is unable to provide refunds.  If you cannot attend an event for which you have registered, we encourage you to send someone in your place. Simply have your guest indicate at the check-in table that she is your substitute. We appreciate your understanding.

Watch Ann's welcome message to IWIL Women's Symposium attendees!