The National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) held its 31st Annual ILG National Conference and Exhibition at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis, Indiana from July 30 to August 2, 2013.

The conference showed an increase in attendance with 730 attendees, 42 exhibitors, and 24 sessions while the 2012 conference hosted 428 attendees, 25 exhibitors, and 29 sessions.

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) also attended. Patricia Shiu, Director of OFCCP, addressed the audience in the opening ceremony by summarizing OFCCP’s statistics on enforcement:

  • OFCCP compliance officers have reviewed almost 19,000 federal contractor establishments. Collectively, they [federal contractors] employ more than seven-and-a-half million workers. In the past four-and-a-half years, we have won more than $45 million in financial remedies for 84,000 workers who were affected by discrimination. Since 2009,