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WIOA Summit 2024

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)Summit reflects the commitment to collaboration and the unified mission fostered by WIOA law. The WIOA Summit is intentionally designed to assist our local core partner staff and board members, by providing practical guidance on service and system integration. The WIOA Professional Development Committee representing the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Illinois Department of Employment Securities, Illinois Community College Board, and the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Event Details:

Conference Format: Hybrid

Date: April 24-25, 2024

Location: Gateway Convention | Center 1 Gateway Dr | Collinsville IL 42234


A room block is reserved at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel – Book Room BlockOR Call (618) 345-2800 and Use code “917” for Room Block

A room block is reserved at the Comfort Inn by Choice Hotels- Book Room Block OR Call (618) 477-8946 and use code “2024 WIOA Summit”

Recommended Hotel Accommodations: 

There are several hotels in Collinsville that are close to the Gateway Conference Center. We do not have a room block at these hotels. We recommend attendees call and ask for the Governmental or Best Rate Available.

Essential Team Members:

  • IWIB/LWIB Business Members
  • Local Workforce Innovation Board Chairs and other LWIB Staff
  • WIOA One-Stop Operator
  • Workforce Development (Title 1) Program Administrators/other Department Designated Staff
  • Illinois Community College Board Adult Education Administrators (Title II) and other Department Designated Staff
  • Department of Employment Security Managers (Title III) Department Designated Staff
  • Department of Human Services Vocational Rehabilitation Managers (Title IV) Designated Staff
  • Department of Human Services TANF/SNAP E&T Managers Designated Staff
  • Regional and/or local economic development organizations leaders, including Department of Commerce TeamRED members

Encouraged Attendees:

  • Business and Industry Professional Organizations, including local/regional Chambers of Commerce
  • Middle School and High School Administrators/Instructors
  • Community-based organizations
  • Community action agencies
  • Foundations and Other Interested Partners
  • WIOA required One-Stop Partner Administrators
  • Community College leadership, such as:
  • Presidents, Trustees, Instructors, Corporate Training, and Continuing & Community Education Administrators