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45th Annual ILA Convention, Bloomington, Minnesota USA

  • June 12, 2024
  • 6:00 PM
  • June 15, 2024
  • 10:00 PM
  • Bloomington, Minnesota USA
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Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Includes all sessions, Wednesday evening, reception, Friday ILA Awards Banquet, and Thursday, Friday, and Saturday hydration breaks
  • Includes all sessions, Wednesday evening, reception, Friday ILA Awards Banquet, and Thursday, Friday, and Saturday hydration breaks
  • This is a special reduced rate for students. Students who are not members of the ILA will need to present their student ID at the registration desk. Contact info@listen.org for the registration code.

    Includes all sessions, Wednesday evening, reception, Friday ILA Awards Banquet, and Thursday, Friday, and Saturday hydration breaks
  • Includes all sessions, Wednesday evening, reception, Friday ILA Awards Banquet, and Thursday, Friday, and Saturday hydration breaks
  • Includes all sessions, Wednesday evening, reception, Friday ILA Awards Banquet, and Thursday, Friday, and Saturday hydration breaks
  • Contact Exec Director (info@listen.org) for special arrangements registration code.

Register

To register for the 45th Annual ILA Convention  click the "register" button at the bottom left side of registration page. Fees are detailed there.

If you are an ILA member please login in order to access special reduced rates for members. You can login at the top right of any ILA website page.  Please use the email address you have on file with the ILA. If you have forgotten your password, please click the forgot password link on the top of any ILA website page.

Not an ILA member yet?  Click here to join today to receive discounted convention member rates. 

General Convention Program

Theme: Sustaining Best Listening Practices

Program Link: Announced soon

A highlight of the ILA Convention is the Awards Banquet, where we celebrate our members and their accomplishments. You may wish to nominate someone for an ILA Award. Your dinner is included in your registration fee. If you wish to bring a guest, you may do so for an additional fee. You will be asked about guest meals on the registration page.  

Important Payment Information

Registration fees must be paid in US dollars online by credit card or checks drawn on US funds. Registration is non-refundable. On-site registration or if you register and pay on or after 3 PM (US Central), June 12, 2024 there will be an additional $50 fee.

There are options for virtual registration and for on-site, face to face registration.

We have people registering from all over the world, and places are limited. Your reservation is not confirmed until payment is received. Please complete your reservation to pay and secure your participation.  If you register but do not pay, your registration will be deleted after 2 days. We will reserve your place as soon as we receive payment of your fees.  You are sent an invoice which makes it easy and timely to pay your fees for the convention.  If you need to make any special payment arrangements for convention fee payment, please send an email to info@listen.org

If you register and pay on or after 3 PM (US Central), June 12, 2024, or if you register on-site, a $50 fee will be added to to your convention registration rate. 

Catering

Convention fees include the Wednesday evening reception, Thursday AM and PM hydration breaks, Thursday luncheon, Friday AM hydration break, Saturday AM and PM hydration breaks, Saturday luncheon, and the Saturday ILA awards banquet. Please order extra reception or banquet tickets only if you are buying for a guest.  You can indicate any special dietary preferences on the registration form.  We choose buffet menus whenever possible which provide options. While we do not have specifics of the banquet, please indicate your general dietary preferences. We will do our best to honor specific requests. 

Convention Lodging 

Crowne Plaza Suites - Bloomington MN

Hotel Info: $139 per night (2 queen standard room) Cut off date for room block is May 21, 2024, 11:59 PM US Central
Online Booking Link:  https://www.crowneplaza.com/redirect?path=asearch&brandCode=CP&localeCode=en®ionCode=1&hotelCode=mspia&checkInDate=10&checkInMonthYear=052024&checkOutDate=18&checkOutMonthYear=052024&rateCode=6CBARC&_PMID=99801505&GPC=ILA&cn=no&viewfullsite=true

You may also phone 

952-854-9000, ask for reservations, and use the reference code ILA to get the group rate.

The Crowne Plaza is an IHG Hotel   If you use hotel points, please inform reservations so the ILA can get "credit" for its room nights in our contract.  In order to receive free meeting space, the ILA attendees must reserve a contracted number of room nights over the course of the convention.  Please do your part in fulfilling our contract by booking with the Crowne Plaza Aire Hotel.  It is a lovely facility; the room rate of $139 per night is very competitive.

 Review Crowne Plaza Suite amenities and photos including:

  1. Directly across from the MSP airport
  2. Mass transit line to downtown
  3. Easy access to the Mall of America (You can walk or you can take the train. The train station is about a 5 minute walk from here and the train takes you directly to the entrance of the MOA. It is a $2 fee for the ride.)
  4. Proximity to attractions like the Minnesota Zoo, Target Field, and the Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park

    Hotel amenities include

    1. Complimentary airport shuttle service
    2. Complimentary wi-fi
    3. Parking charge of only $10 per day
    4. Group room rates are available 3 days prior and post convention
    5. Well-appointed Fitness Center
    6. Indoor pool
    7. Unwind with a craft beer from AiRECraft Grill
    8. In-House Northwest Airline/Delta Airlines history museum

    Crowne Plaza Suites, Mall of America | 3 Appletree Square, Bloomington MN, 55425

    Phone: 952-854-9000 | Fax: 952-876-8657

    If you have any questions about registration, please direct them to the ILA Executive Director at info@listen.org
    If you have questions about the ILA convention or program, contact the convention chair Krishna Naineni 

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