Railroad Prototype Modelers Conference – Chicagoland

2020 Event Cancelled

2020 Event Cancelled

Due to COVID-19 restrictions in Illinois, Frank Hodina has made the tough decision to cancel the 2020 event. Gatherings are limited to 50 people, and this would not cover the event center fees. Look for a return in 2021, if circumstances allow.

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Welcome to the 27th Annual RPM Conference – RPM Chicagoland!

This event is co-sponsored by the Fox Valley Division NMRA.

We will keep this site updated with the latest event news, and registration will open in Spring.

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Recent Conference News

2020 Announcement

UPDATE AUGUST 2020: Due to COVID-19 restrictions in Illinois, large events cannot be held at this time. Frank has made the tough decision to cancel the 2020 event. Look for a return in 2021. For the past four years Katie and I, plus a dedicated group of volunteers,...

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2019 Attendee Program Posted

2019 Attendee Program Posted

Following another successful RPM Chicagoland, we're pleased to share the Attendee Program digitally. We also have several presentations and handouts which were kindly shared by our presenters. Check it all out at: 2019 RPM Program Complete

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Day 3: Saturday

Welcome to the third day of RPM Chicagoland. Today is a great day to visit for a one-day admission if you have been stuck at work and are local. $35 at the registration desk. Clinics kick off again at 9:00 AM. The door prize drawing will take place at 1:00 PM. The RPM...

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Day 2: Clinics Galore!

Day 2: Clinics Galore!

Welcome to Day 2! The registration table will reopen at 8:30 AM outside the ballroom for those that arrived late last night or early this morning. The first round of Clinics kicks off at 9:00 AM and run every hour and a half, six at a time. There's more railroading,...

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Day 1: Welcome

Welcome to Day 1 of the 2019 RPM Chicagoland Conference. Registration will open just after 9:00 AM in front of the ballroom. For those that purchased a meal ticket for the kickoff luncheon, we'll see you in the Coltrane room for a pizza buffet and a presentation by...

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More Clinics Added

More clinics than you can shake a stick at! We had more great clinics than we had space, and with registrations being strong, we were able to negotiate an additional full size clinic room at the hotel. Existing clinics in the smaller Morton room are being moved to the...

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