The Openlands Annual Luncheon

The Openlands Annual Luncheon is the largest gathering of Illinois’ conservation community, with last year’s event hosting 900 business and nonprofit leaders, elected officials, and community volunteers.

For sponsorship opportunities and ticket purchases, please contact the Development office at or 312.863.6261

Learn more about previous luncheons below!

The Openlands 2014 Annual Luncheon

The Openlands 2014 Annual Luncheon focused on the capacity of public art to invite its audience into the natural landscape, inspiring and educating along the way.

The Openlands 50th Anniversary Luncheon

The Openlands 50th Anniversary Luncheon was the highest earning and best attended luncheon in Openlands’ history focusing on “park prescriptions” and other green alternatives as a way to combat the growing health issues that face our communities.