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YAL Conf 23 STD.heic

The YAL Chicago Conference is coming back! Mark your calendars for February 17-19, 2023 in Rosemont, IL. More information will be shared as the dates get closer. For the time being, be sure to follow us at @yalchicagoconference on social media to see what's in store!


This year's conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago. The room block is now available for those attending the YAL Chicago Conference. Reserve your rooms now b
efore they're all gone!

Need a roommate? Find a fellow friend using our Facebook Group here!


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Friday Night Theme: MARDIPARDI 

We are kicking off the weekend with our Friday Night event with a Mardi Gras theme! Start seaching for your outfis becasue we want everyone decked out in your best purple, yellow and green outfits! Beads will be provided but the more wigs, boas and sequins, the better!

Friday Night Mardi Pardi

Saturday Night Theme: OLD SPORT 

Our Saturday night theme is OLD SPORT - A Gatsby Roaring 20's Party! We want to see everyone decked out in their best pinstriped suits, flapper dresses, feather hand bands, hand gloves and more! See you at the Sports Museum, Old Sport!

Sunday Night Theme: RED CARPET GALA 

Pull out your best long gowns, suits, and bow ties because we're walking the red carpet!! This formal occasion is the best way to wrap up our 2023 Conference weekend. Women are encouraged to wear full-length dresses/gowns, men are encouraged to wear a suit & tie. If you want to go all out and sport a tux, we support it!! Start looking for your outfit now I ill, and get excited for the full red carpet experience!!

Saturday Night Old Sport
Sunday Night Red Carpet Gala

Packing List

Need help figuring out what to wear? We've got you covered! Use this list to help plan your outfits for our events and themes throughout the weekend. Check out our instagram for more inspo @yalchicagoconference.

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We are still accepting donations! Please consider supporting the 2023 YAL Chicago Conference! Not only will your donation help us execute the YAL Chicago Conference, but it will also support the future success of this conference for years to come. We appreciate your support of our efforts to provide a weekend of faith, fellowship and service to young Orthodox Christians throughout the Metropolis of Chicago and the entire United States.

To donate, please visit here.

For questions regarding sponsorship or offering donations, please contact the YAL Conference team via email at

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