YAL chicago Conference 2023

The YAL Chicago Conference is back and bigger than ever! The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago is excited to announce YAL Chicago Conference 2022!

Join us in Chicago this President’s Day weekend on February 18-20, 2022 and see your YAL family again. We have planned a packed weekend filled with inspiring speakers, awesome glendis and endless opportunities to meet other fellow YALers from all across the country!


Consider joining us for one of these day trips and see what Chicago is all about! Space for each day trip is limited so book now before it's sold out.

Skydeck and Millenium Park

St. Stava and New Gracanica Monasteries


Thank you for considering donating to the 2022 YAL Chicago Conference! Not only will your donation help us execute the first post-pandemic YAL Chicago Conference, but it will also support the future success of this conference for years to come. 

Sign up for the waitlist above!

We've sold out! Over 700 tickets have been sold...but there will be a waitlist! Use the link above to be added. Registration includes all evening events, Saturday night transportation, open bar, workshops, meals, and YAL SWAG!

Note: Registration does not include hotel bookings. See below for hotel information.

Get started now and book your flight to ORD while prices are low! 


Our 2022 YAL Conference Host Hotel is the LOEWS CHICAGO O'HARE!

We sold out all of the hotel room blocks! There are surrounding hotels, so feel free to check there for a room.

Follow us @yalchicagoconference on Instagram and check our website to stay up to date as we release more information.

Friday Night: Red Party
Make sure to pack red in your suitcase and some good dancing shoes because we’re bringing back the Red Party!

Saturday Night: Saturday Night Fever
Are you ready to boogie the night away at the Chicago Planetarium?

Sunday Night: Glendi 
Get your dancing shoes ready for our Sunday night Glendi! Hosted at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Ballroom, we’ll be celebrating our amazing weekend with food, dancing, and parea!

Monday: Day Trips
See above for our Monday day trip itinerary and signups.