Support Staff Support Staff Designation Program This new and improved program allows you to earn points for the seminars and conferences that you are already attending on a yearly basis — perfect for support professionals as well as those just entering the profession! SupportCon - Two Exceptional Opportunities For Business Office Staff A full day of sessions developed specifically for the needs of support professionals! Take advantage of relevant sessions, an inspiring keynote presentation, networking and more! This year SupportCon is taking place in two locations, Springfield September 19, 2017 and Downers Grove, December 1, 2017. Bookkeeper’s Conference | Offered Annually in the Spring Each year, Illinois ASBO’s Accounting Professional Development Committee coordinates this one-day seminar to addresses hot topics for bookkeepers and other support staff. Check the Events Page for upcoming dates! Support Staff Forum | Offered at the Illinois ASBO Annual Conference Enjoy all that the Annual Conference has to offer in a one-day track on Thursday designed specifically to meet the needs of educational support staff!