40th Annual Conference


We are excited for this year’s IAA Annual Conference, Trade Show & Job Fair! We have an outstanding lineup of speakers from all over and we’re committed to creating an event experience where our attendees, speakers, and exhibitors can safely and effectively conduct business and provide quality learning and networking opportunities.

Why attend?
Your profession continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Yesterday’s answers may not be the best solutions to today’s problems. The IAA conference is designed to provide the latest tools, resources and research findings to help you best manage the urban forest. 

Virtual attendees will be viewing the following:
Tuesday’s General Sessions & Commercial Sessions
Wednesday’s General Sessions & Municipal Sessions 

Network: Strategize with your peers around the state and some of the top professionals around the country. 

Education: Educational tracks for Commercial, Municipal, Utility, Research, Joseph Kramer Arboriculture Demonstration Area, Spanish and IFA: Illinois Native Trees – Ecology and Utilization. Additional short sessions to cover hot topics.

Equipment & Supplies: Visit over 25 tree care suppliers and see the latest products and equipment. 


Hotel Reservations: Attendees will enjoy a conference rate of $149/night for a standard double room. Rooms are limited so please make your reservations by October 2023 to receive discounted rate.

Guests can book one of the following ways:

– By calling the front desk at 708-444-1100 and referencing the Illinois Arborists Association Conference, or group code IAA

–  By booking online: llinois Arborist Association Conference Room Block entering your stay dates & group code AAA.


Even Hotel & Tinley Park Convention Center (formerly Holiday Inn)
18501 South Harlem Avenue Tinley Park, IL 60477
708-444-1100 


IAA’s COVID Plan is in accordance with state, local and Illinois Convention Center requirements. We’re actively monitoring and adapting these plans so that we are doing our part to keep you a safe and enjoyable learning environment. Click Here for the IAA COVID Plan.