2019 OAAI Conference

Hotel Information

For your convenience, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Indigo Riverwalk in Naperville, Illinois which will be our conference site for 2019. You can reserve your room online under the OAAI room block by going directly to the link provided below.The Indigo Hotel is located along Naperville’s crown jewel the downtown Riverwalk.  It is approximately 25 miles from O’Hare airport and Midway Airport.  Parking is free at this hotel.

OAAI 2019 Conference hotel link.

Please book your room by Wednesday, September 11.

Please note these booking instructions for your guests: Once you click on the link, click book now and it will load your room block code (OAI) automatically. Enter the dates of stay and select your room type. If guest want to call in the can call  877-846-3446 and refer the code OAI and they will get your rate for your contracted dates.

If you are not using the link provided above, but rather, making your reservation by telephone, please let them know you are with the Outdoor Advertising Association of Illinois/OAAI to ensure you are placed in our room block.  We have secured a room rate of $179.00 per night. The cut-off date to reserve your room will be September 11, 2019. Any reservations past that date will be accepted on a space available basis.

Hotel Indigo can be reached at 630-778-9676. If you are told the room block is full, please call the OAAI office at 217-522-6224 before making other arrangements.


Conference Agenda

Thursday, October 10, 2019

 7:30 am – Breakfast

 8:30 am – President – Welcome

 9:00 am – Allen Carius – Coach & Keynote Speaker
North Central College

 9:45 am – Break 

 10:00 am – Digital Billboard Advertising on Any Budget
Brent Thomson – CEO/Co-Founder 

 10:30 am – Reach new customers, fill more space and make more money!
Jonathan Gudai, CEO 

 11:00 am – Questions and Answers for Morning Presentations

 11:45 am – Break for Lunch

 Afternoon Sessions

1:15 pm  – Adding Mobile Advertising to Your OOH
Mike Smith – National Director of Pub Solutions

 2:00 pm – Break

 2:15 pm – Then and Now – OAAI Past Presidents

 3:00 pm Adjourn

 5:00 pm – Reception- The Craftsman – Two Brothers
16 W. Jefferson – Downtown Naperville –  3rd Floor & Patio


Friday October 11, 2019

7:30 – 8:30 am – Breakfast

8:30 am – OAAI
President – Ed Marcin
Clear Channel Outdoor

9:00 am – OAAA – National Update
VP of Governmental Affairs – Kerry Yoakum

9:45 am – Break

10:00 am –  IDOT/FHA
Tim Hoesli – Manager of Outdoor Advertising Control Program

11:00 am – Open Discussion

Noon – Adjourn

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