Illinois REALTORS® is excited to announce that David Axelrod, a national political strategist and commentator who was the chief strategist and senior advisor to President Barack Obama, will be the keynote speaker at Capitol Conference, April 25 in Springfield!

Axelrod, a senior political commentator for CNN, hosts the top-rated podcast “The Axe Files.” It features in-depth conversations with public figures across the political spectrum.

A former political writer for the Chicago Tribune, Axelrod has produced media strategy and advertising for 150 campaigns across the U.S., culminating in President Obama’s historic elections.

Axelrod currently serves as the founding director of the University of Chicago’s non-partisan Institute of Politics and is the author of The New York Times best-selling memoir, “Believer: My Forty Years in Politics.”

You’ve seen him on television, now you can see him live as he shares his passion for political advocacy with Illinois REALTOR® members. Bring a colleague to this members-only event!

This year’s Illinois REALTORS® Capitol Conference will be a day to remember!

Join us Tuesday, April 25 at the Bank of Springfield Center in Springfield for our biggest advocacy event of 2023. For the first time since 2019, you’ll be able to visit legislators inside the Illinois State Capitol with hundreds of your REALTOR® colleagues. You don’t want to miss the special keynote address with David Axelrod and then cap off the day with the first-ever Lobby Day Block Party featuring the Lakeshore Encores.

Also new this year is a Capitol Conference Pre-Show beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 25 featuring guest speaker and business growth expert Jeff Havens.

This is an event you don’t want to miss! Learn more about 2023 Capitol Conference and register now to be a part of it.