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Annual Conference

The Iowa Museum Association annually holds a statewide conference to provide professional development and networking opportunities.  The Annual Meeting of the Iowa Museum Association is also held during the annual conference, which moves around the state.  

October 7-8-9, 2018 - the IMA Conference will be held in Cedar Falls, Iowa, on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa.  The UNI Museums & Rod Library, UNI Gallery of Art, James & Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts, Cedar Falls Historical Society museums, and Hartman Nature Reserve will all host conference sessions and events.  Country Inn and Suites, South Main Street, is the conference hotel.  Details - see side menu bar.

Full conference registration for IMA members is $225.
Full conference registration for non-members is $290.
Full conference registration for IMA student members is $125.  Sunday Emerging Professional events are free of charge.

To register and pay by credit card, you must be signed into the IMA website.  If you need assistance with user name and password, please contact Director@iowamuseums.org   (If you do not sign into your member account, you will be charged the higher non-member rate.)

Registration Now Open

To register and pay by U.S. Mail and check,  see PDF above to print out a registration form.  Please fill it out and mail with your check.   If you have any questions please contact Director@iowamuseums.org

Plan Ahead - Conference Dates for Three Years

October 2019 - the IMA Conference will be held in Fort Dodge, Iowa

October 18-20, 2020 - the IMA Conference will be held in the Quad Cities, Iowa.  The conference hotel is the Radisson Quad Cities.  Reservations in the room block will be available until Wednesday, August 19, 2020.  www.radisson.com/davenportia or 800-333-3333.  The Figge Art Museum will provide the conference venue.  Receptions and events will be held at the Putnam Museum, German American Heritage Center and Family Museum.

For more information or to become involved as a conference sponsor, e-mail Director@iowamuseums.org



 2018 Conference General Sponsors


Aficionado ($2,500-$4,999)
Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area (see below)

Patron ($1,500-$2,499)
University of Northern Iowa Rod Library (see below)
University of Northern Iowa Art Department (see below)

Enthusiast ($750-$1,499)
This project is sponsored in part by the Cedar Falls Tourism and Visitors Bureau 
Jester Insurance (Hospitality Suite)
University of Northern Iowa History Department (see below)
Midwest Storage Solutions

Markel Insurance  (Hospitality Suite)   

Fortepan Iowa
Friends of UNI Museums

Friend ($250-$749)
UNI Museums
McGough Construction    
   
Cedar Falls Copyworks
Friends of the UNI Art Department


Supporter (under $250)
Cedar Falls Community Main Street
Gamut Productions

In-Kind Supporters
Heuss Printing
University of Northern Iowa Rod Library
University of Northern Iowa UNI Museums
Cedar Falls Historical Society
James & Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts
Hartman Nature Reserve

Thank you Special Event Sponsors!

Monday Evening Reception - Sponsored by Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area.




Featured Speaker Sponsors:
University of Northern Iowa History Department
University of Northern Iowa Art Department


"Career Conversations" Emerging Professional Events - Sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa Rod Library

Hospitality Suite at Conference Hotel - Sponsored by Jester Insurance and Markel Insurance