Railroad Prototype Modelers Conference – Chicagoland

October 24-26, 2019 – Lisle, IL

Several modelers admire the finished O Scale 2017 Mini-Kit displayed by Dick Scott at the 25th anniversary of RPM Chicagoland.
From left to right: Michael Gross, Nelson Moyer, Clark Propst, Ted Culotta and Dick Scott. Photo by Jim Cwik.

2019 Dates Set

2019 will be the 26th Annual RPM Chicagoland on October 24-26, 2019. Registration will open online in Spring of 2019. In the meantime, please enjoy the information and RPM news on the site.



Welcome to the home of the 26th Annual RPM Conference – RPM Chicagoland!

The dates for the next event are October 24-26, 2019, and will be held at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Lisle, IL.

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
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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2019 Event Updates

We have updates! We're a little over a month away from the event, and the early registration deadline is approaching next week. Please register, if you haven't, before the price increase. RPM After Party Lombard Hobbies will once again be our gracious hosts for the...

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