The Illinois Arborist Association is a non-profit organization that educates our members in proper tree care. We support research on trees. Our mission is to “Foster interest, establish standards, exchange professional ideas and pursue scientific research in Arboriculture.”
The IAA keeps you abreast of current issues and trends in our industry. We promote professionalism in the industry focusing on our members career development.
Membership in IAA links you to a powerful state-wide partnership of people and programs to help you protect and enhance your career investment. Listed below are the membership features designed to help you grow, both professionally and personally. We hope this information demonstrates why over 1,200 of your professional colleagues belong to the IAA. Please review your benefits as a member, and give us a call! We look forward to working with you to support and enhance your profession and welcome your ideas and active participation in the important work of professional tree care.
As an IAA Member, you’ll receive:
- The latest news & information on issues affecting the tree care industry throughout Illinois – all in the quarterly Illinois Trees newsletter
- Professional recognition through use of your exclusive IAA Member Logo.
- Significant savings on over 30 industry books, videos, workbooks and audio-cassettes – all designed to help you do your job better
- Member discounts on Arborist Certification Testing, Workshops,and study materials - plus a special Illinois Certified Arborist logo to recognize your professional achievement!
- Education in Tree Care - from the IAA Annual Conference & Trade Show to a special workshops and programs scheduled throughout the state, IAA provides the educational opportunities you need to “stay in the loop”, remain informed on current research and practices, and grow professionally.
- Access to over 1200 IAA Members, collectively representing 6,000 years of professional tree care experience!
- Opportunity for career development through social and educational networking opportunities with IAA Chapter members throughout the state.