Representing the Best Interests of Illinois' Restaurant Industry
A major focus of the Illinois Restaurant Assocation's mission is advocacy. With a strong network of restaurant operator and supplier members, the IRA's leaders and professional lobbyists monitor critical legislative issues and represent the best interests of Illinois' restaurant industry at the local, state, and federal levels.
NRA Public Affairs Conference and Springfield Lobby Day
Members are invited to the annual NRA Public Affairs Conference and Springfield Lobby Day, which consist of legislative and regulatory briefings with key government officials and representatives in Washington DC and Springfield.
The NRA Public Affairs Conference 2016 was on April 12 - 13 in Washington, D.C. For a recap of the 2016 Conference, please click here.
The IRA's 2016 Springfield Lobby Day was on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Click here for a recap of Springfield Lobby Day 2016.