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2019 Annual Training

Join us in Chicago for the SBEAP/SBO 2019 Annual Training May 13 - 16.   

It is time to sharpen the saw and get ready for two and half days of training and fun, check out the FINAL AGENDAThe Training kicks off with a NSC and newcomer dinner Monday night. Tuesday morning through Thursday are filled with technical training topics. Registration cost is $150 per participant and scholarships have already been awarded. 

Registration is a two-step process -

1. Fill out the registration form by clicking here.

2. Pay your registration cost by clicking hereTo use this E-Pay system, select “Make a one-time payment” and then select the payment category of Small Business Environmental Assistance.  Payment can be made via credit card or E-check. To mail a check, contact Michelle Haberstroh.

Other important information -

  • Conference hotel: The Club Quarters Hotel, Central Loop is within walking distance of the training location. The room block is now closed, but you can call 203-905-2100 and ask for the Environmental Protection  Agency rate at Club Quarters Hotel,  Central LoopBook.
  • Transportation: Chicago is served by two different airports, Chicago O'Hare International and Midway. Various shuttles are available, but the hotel does NOT provide a shuttle. A taxi will cost about $50 from O'Hare and $35 from Midway, but there are options for taking a train to Union Station and then walking about a half mile to the hotel. 
  • Money saving travel tips: including the use of discounted parking site.
  • State gift exchange: Don't forget your state-themed gift for the state gift exchange.
  • EPA Region 5 security information and tips about visiting the office. 
  • Dress is "business casual."