IWIL Women's Symposium 2021
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Crowne Plaza, Springfield IL
Don't miss out on this day of inspiration, motivation and actionable tips to help you succeed.

Tracks offered for the day include: Time for Me; Time to Grow; Time to Explore; Fan Favorites 

Registration is now CLOSED and this event it at capacity. 

Event Program Book
Registration: $140

Register five people, get the sixth free!

To use the buy 5, get the 6th free feature, use the registration form to register the first person, then add 5 more as "guests". Enter the discount code "6free" and your total price will be reduced by $140.



Keynote speaker, all breakout sessions, breakfast, lunch, snacks & cocktail reception included.

Become An Exhibitor!
For $250 you can present your business to over 350 professional women and your admission to the conference and lunch is included! Registration opens in June 2021, or contact [email protected] with any questions.

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. For more information, please contact our Sponsorship Chairs, Sheila Feipel and Vasanta Mushunuri at [email protected] for more information.

2021 Symposium Schedule

7-8 AM                        Registration & Breakfast
8-8:15 AM                   Welcome and Announcements
8:15-9:15 AM              Keynote Speaker
9:15-9:30 AM              Break
9:30-10:15 AM            Session #1
10:15-10:30 AM          Break
10:30-11:15 AM          Session #2
11:15 AM-12:45 PM   Boxed Lunch/Vendors
12:45-1:30 PM            Session #3
1:30-1:45 PM              Break
1:45-2:30 PM              Session #4
2:30-2:45 PM              Break
2:45-3:30 PM              Session #5
3:30-4:30 PM              IMPROV(e) Your Communications: The Capital City Improv Troupe with Hope Cherry, Vanessa Ferguson, Robbie Quance and Carla Wilson
4:30 PM                      Rooftop Cocktail Reception

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

Event Program Book

Breakout Sessions and Speakers

Julie Davis - Vital Friends
Alyssa Furling - I'm Promoted, Now what?
Sarah Goleman - Calm, Cool and Invested
Kelly Gust - Finding Your Voice in Business: Sell without Selling and Share Accomplishments without Arrogance
Deb Kunz - Using Your Intuition as Guidance
Sherri Leopold - Self-Bullying and the Impact on Your Business
Kevin Lust - Foundations of Starting a New Business
Veronica McQuire - A Message to My Loved Ones
Brian Mills - Inter-generational Communications Styles
Colleen Moore - Make Your Own Board of Directors 
Peggy Patty - Soothe Your Body, Mind and Soul with the Relaxing Power of Music & Sound Vibrations
Rikeesha Phelon - The Cost of Conformity 
Gaye Stinnett - Exploring Your Connection
Trish Wade - Raising Your Frequency with Essential Oils 
June Wood Agamah - Resilience / Caryl's Closet

2021 Keynote Speaker: Christine Cashen


Questions? Contact Symposium Co-Chairs Jen DeJong or Amy Beadle