Tea Party Convention: Schedule of Events
The Tea Party Midwest convention will include sessions led by former Fox commentator Glenn Beck, Andrew Breitbart and Republican Congressman Joe Walsh.
The Tea Party is hosting its Midwest convention Friday, Sept. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center & Hotel.
Tickets to the event are available online. The dinner with Glenn Beck is sold out. The event schedule is as follows:
8 to 10 p.m.— Kick-off reception with Steven Crowder and Andrew Breitbart.
8 to 8:45 a.m. — Breakfast with Dana Loesch.
9 to 9:50 a.m. — Breakout sessions on education reform; citizen journalism and video blogging; and growing a Tea Party group and fundraising.
10 to 10:50 a.m. — Breakout sessions on budget issues, healthcare reform and working with the media.
11 to 11:50 a.m. — Breakout sessions on the Second Amendment, the economy, a conversation with Tea Party leaders and using pop culture to influence politics.
Noon to 12:45 p.m. — Lunch with Republican Congressman Joe Walsh.
1 to 3 p.m. — Presidential candidates forum and straw poll.
7 to 9 p.m. — Dinner with former Fox commentator Glenn Beck.