FAQ

Exhibitor Frequently Asked Questions

What is IIA of IL CONVO?


IIA of IL CONVO 2021 is an annual event hosted by the Association to bring members from throughout the state together for networking, education and product updates. The conference also plays host to many events including the Annual Business Meeting, Young Agent hosted event, CE Classes, theme reception and many other opportunities. As the largest education provider in the state, IIA of IL allows agents the opportunities to earn all their CE hours for one year during the three-day event. The most important and largest event held at CONVO is the Tradeshow, typically scheduled for the final day of the event. The CONVO Tradeshow, the industry’s largest one in the state, brings vendors from across the nation to Illinois. Additionally, the tradeshow attracts over 800 attendees. The IIA of IL CONVO has something for everyone.




When is IIA of IL CONVO?


IIA of IL CONVO 2021 is October 5 - October 7. The tradeshow will be held on Wednesday, October 6.




Where is CONVO located?


IIA of IL CONVO 2021 will be held at the Crowne Plaza, 3000 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL.




What are the hours of the tradeshow?


The hours are as follows: Setup: 8:00 a.m. Doors Open: 3:30 p.m. Doors Close: 6:30 p.m. (teardown begins at this time)




Who attends the IIA of IL CONVO tradeshow?


The overall attendance for the CONVO averages between 1,000 - 1,300 people each year which consists of decision makers, agency owners, agency personnel and company representatives.




How many booths will be at the tradeshow?


The 2019 event will have 155 booths. Reserve yours today!




What is the cost for a booth at the tradeshow?


The cost to exhibit is based on your membership status with the IIA of IL. Members receive a price of $999. The cost for Non-Members is $1,799.




What do I get with my tradeshow booth?


Booth space includes: - Professional 10' wide x 8' deep draped exhibit space - 6’ table - 2 folding chairs - Trash can - A One-line standard booth ID Sign - Attendance for two (2) workers for the entire convention. (Additional attendees are $100.00.) - Listing of your company in the official CONVO Program




Is there a theme for CONVO?


There is not a particular theme for the 2021 CONVO.




What is the cancellation policy?


Full refund before 8/31/21. From 8/1/21 to 8/15/21 a 50% cancellation fee will apply. No refunds after 8/15/21.