The Support Main Street Illinois Coalition hosts and participates in a number of events each year reach a variety of invested audiences:

Coalition Outreach Meetings – designed to promote local awareness on issues impacting both specific municipalities and the state as a whole. Also serves as a recruitment event for Support Main Street Illinois

Annual Legislative Reception – Held once a year during the Spring Legislative Session, this is our opportunity to have targeted face-time with our elected official and to garner support for the future of the industry

Global Gaming Expo Delegate Mission – Underwritten by the Illinois Gaming Machine Manufacturers Association, legislators from throughout the state are invited to join our members in Las Vegas to learn more about the video gaming industry and spend one-on-one time with IGMOA and Support Main Street Illinois members

Illinois Licensed Beverage Association Annual Conference – Our presence at this event allows us to gain support from allied industry partners in targeting issues which may have a significant impact on their business

State and local legislative sessions and hearings – these ongoing events allow us to go right to the source to argue for legislation to support the industry, and against legislation that could hurt it.

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September 2018

Rockford Coalition Outreach Meeting

September 12, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Franchesco’s Restaurant, 7128 Spring Creek Rd
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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ILBA Annual Convention and Trade Show

September 16, 2018 - September 18, 2018
President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, 701 E Adams St
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
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October 2018

2018 Global Gaming Expo Delegate Mission

October 8, 2018 - October 9, 2018
Venetian/Palazzo/Sands Expo Las Vegas, NV 89109 United States + Google Map
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Champaign Coalition Outreach Meeting

October 16, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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General Assembly Gaming Subcommittee: Joint Hearing with Revenue & Finance Subcommittee

October 17, 2018
Springfield, IL Springfield, Illinois + Google Map
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November 2018

Springfield Coalition Outreach Meeting

November 1, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Crowne Plaza, 3000 S Dirksen Pkwy
Springfield, IL 62703 United States
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March 2019

Illinois Hospitality and Video Gaming Industry Job Fair

March 15 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Best Western Plus, 4400 Frontage Road
Hillside, IL 60162 United States
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Don't miss this chance to join your fellow industry employers to promote and highlight your company and career opportunities to dozens of talented and qualified individuals from the area.


Illinois Hospitality and Video Gaming companies are currently looking to fill a variety of positions for all skills and experience levels. Don't miss out on your chance to meet face to face with some of the state's top employers!

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Spring Legislative Reception

March 20 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, 701 E Adams St
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
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IGMOA/ILBA Spring Legislative Reception Wednesday, March 20th, 2019, 5:00 p.m. President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, Springfield, IL All SMSIL Coalition Members are Invited to attend. Please RSVP to  

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June 2019

2019 Annual Meeting

June 25 - June 26
Embassy Suites, 1823 Abriter Court
Naperville, IL 60563 United States
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2019 Annual Golf Outing

June 27
Cantigny Golf Course, 27 W270 Mack Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States
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July 2019

IGMOA Board of Directors Meeting

July 31
Holiday Inn Joliet Southwest, 1471 Rock Creek Blvd
Joliet, IL 60431 United States
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IGMOA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING Wednesday, July 31, 2019 (Time TBD) LOCATION: Holiday Inn Joliet Southwest Please RSVP to

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