The IBEA Fall Conference is held the second week of November on the Wednesday through Friday of that week.
Currently, the cost to attend the conference is as follows:
|Regular IBEA Member||$195||$215||$230|
|Student IBEA Member||65||85||100|
|Retired IBEA Member||140||160||175|
The registration fee includes all meal functions, tours, breakout sessions, and Certiport testing.
The conference is currently held in Springfield, Illinois at the President Abraham Lincoln Springfield--A DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. The hotel is located at 701 E. Adams Street, Springfield, IL 62701. This hotel is directly across the street from the Wyndham Springfield (Formerly Hilton Springfield Hotel).
Currently, the hotel cost is $108 + tax per night. Attendees needing a hotel room will generally reserve two (2) nights since the conference begins at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday morning.
There are numerous breakout sessions related to the latest trends in business and technology for your classroom. Tours of two local businesses are provided. Certiport testing is available on Wednesday and Thursday in a variety of areas including Microsoft Office Specialist, Adobe, QuickBooks, etc.
Both luncheons on Thursday and Friday include a featured speaker along with the presentation of the IBEA Awards and Scholarships. A business meeting is also held during the Friday luncheon.
Yes! We have vendors at the conference that will show you the latest textbooks and other useful items for your classroom. Past vendors have included Certiport, CEV Multimedia, Everfi, Goodheart-Wilcox, National Geographic/Cengage, Pearson, etc.
Information for vendors is released in the spring. Please watch our website for details. Vendor spaces are $250 per booth if reserved by the deadline. After the deadline, each booth is $300. For more information about being a vendor at our conference, please contact Tammy Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to present a session at the IBEA Fall Conference, you need to fill out a Call for Presentations Form. You can find the forms here:
Online Form: Call for Presenters
Paper Form: Paper Conference Forms
For more information, you may contact Patrice Boyles, First Vice President, at email@example.com