Annual Convention and Aggregate Miner Safety Conference
February 21-23, 2017
Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield, Illinois
The IAAP Annual Convention is the largest aggregates industry convention in
the Midwest with over 400 attendees each year.
Safety Conference Information
This year’s Safety Conference promises to be very informative
with topics of critical interest to aggregate miners, supervisors and safety
professionals in Illinois and surrounding states. You may also talk with vendors
offering products designed to enhance mining safety. The Safety Conference will
begin with check-in at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 21st and will conclude by
noon on Wednesday, February 22nd.
The IAAP Convention will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22nd with
informative seminars focusing on aggregate industry issues followed by the
Sustainability Reception at 5:00 p.m. On Thursday, February 23rd the day will begin
at 8:30 a.m. with an expo showcasing our Associate Members’ products
and services, more educational seminars, the Associates’ and Awards Luncheon,
and an evening reception to conclude the day. Guests from MSHA, IDOT and other
State agencies are also invited to attend. This event provides an excellent
opportunity to improve your business relationships while spending an enjoyable
time with these special guests.
If you would like to join us at the Aggregate Miner Safety
Conference and IAAP Convention, you may register online or download and complete
the registration form on this page then return it to the IAAP, with payment, at
your earliest convenience. To avoid delays at the registration desk, please
provide the information requested on the registration form so that we can prepare
your name badge(s) in advance.
Aggregate Miner Safety Conference
Speak Up! Listen Up! Safe Communication
MSHA’s Priority Issues and Safety Concerns
IDNR Aggregate Awards
Safety, Employee Engagement and Fun: Perfect
Combination for Safety Success
“Interactive Workstations at Annual Refresher
Training” Innovative Safety & Health Leadership Program
Electrical and Fire Safety: “The Magic of Fire”
Fall Protection Presentation and Demo
All the Details
Wednesday, February 22nd
1:00 p.m. First Aid, CPR and AED Training
1:30 Aggregate Policy Seminar
5:00 Sustainability Reception
Thursday, February 23rd
7:00 a.m. Check in, Breakfast and
Silent Auction opens
8:30 Expo, Opening Session, Safety Awards
10:15 Morning Seminars
12:00 Associates and Awards Luncheon
1:15 p.m. Expo and Afternoon Seminars
4:00 Keynote Speakers and Closing Session
4:45 Expo and Evening Reception
$150 IAAP Member or $200 Non-member
includes seminars and food & beverages at all social
The convention organizing committee invites IAAP Member
companies and their employees to sponsor our Sustainability Reception
held on the evening of February 22nd.
Individual Sponsorship $25
The individual’s name will be recognized on a sign at the entrance to
the reception and by the sponsorship ribbon added to their name badge on
Company Sponsorship $250
Your company’s name will be noted on a sign at the reception and
convention entrances and listed in the convention program.
Safety Conference Display Table &
Convention Expo Booth
Safety Conference Display Table
Located in the main hall on the 2nd
floor where all safety presentations are made February 21st - 22nd
$275 IAAP Member
($175 if a Convention Expo Booth is also purchased)
Price includes recognition as a safety conference sponsor and 8’ x 2’
table draped with a table cloth
(LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE)
Convention Expo Booth (available to IAAP Members
The Associates’ Expo is a key part of this
event—an opportunity to exhibit your products and services to a large
number of IAAP Producer Members.
Located on the 1st floor of the hotel during the convention on February
$325 per space
Price includes 10’ wide by 8’ deep space with an 8’ tall backdrop, a
display table (8’x2’), chairs, electrical outlets, wireless internet,
donation towards the Associates’ Luncheon held on February 23rd
which entitles your company special recognition in the Convention
program and during lunch.
Note: all companies participating in the Expo must purchase booth
space and pay the $150 registration fee for each attendee and booth
This booth configuration will be available to
the first 72 associates & a limited number of corner booths will be
available. Please indicate your needs on the registration form using the
links near the top of this page.
Again this year, attendees can win door prizes for
visiting your company in the expo.
For all attendees, we block rooms at the Crowne
Plaza Hotel. Crowne Plaza reservations: (217) 529-7777 or click the link below.
We also secure a block of rooms at the neighboring Holiday Inn Express.
Holiday Inn Express reservations: (217) 529-7771.
Other nearby hotels
are listed below.
Hilton Garden Inn
3100 S Dirksen Pkwy
3185 S Dirksen Pkwy
Drury Inn & Suites
3180 S Dirksen Pkwy
Microtel Inn & Suites
2636 Sunrise Dr.
2620 S Dirksen Pkwy
2501 Sunrise Dr.
Country Inn & Suites
3092 Stevenson Dr.
2915 Stanford Ave.