Register & Plan


Advance registration closed January 12th, however, you can still register for the Soaring to New Heights Conference in the following ways:

  • Register Online. Online registrations are now subject to the on-site registration rate.
  • Register at the Conference.  Onsite registration will be available in the Grand Ballroom Foyer, East Tower, Gold Level.  Conference Registration hours are:
    • Thursday, January 22nd from 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m
    • Friday, January 23rd from 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
    • Saturday, January 24th from 7:45 a.m. until noon

Click here for conference pricing information and to download the pre-registration form

Visit our comprehensive conference website for more information, and download the final conference brochure. (This was published in the January/February issue of Illinois Parks & Recreation magazine, so don’t forget to bring that issue with you to the conference!)

For questions, contact CTE, our conference registration company, at or 847-759-4279.


  • IAPD/IPRA will not invoice agencies or individuals for conference registrations.
  • Each registered delegate will receive their name badge, event tickets and CEU coupons (if applicable) onsite at conference.
  • After registering you will receive an email confirmation with a bar code – please bring this with you to conference. This confirmation as well as a photo ID will be required to pick up your registration materials.
  • Once onsite there will be a $5 charge to reprint your name badge and EVENT TICKETS WILL NOT BE REPRINTED. You must purchase new tickets at the current onsite price in order to attend any ticketed events.
  • You will not be permitted into the exhibit hall, conference sessions or workshops without the proper name badge.


Cancellations must be submitted in writing and received by December 15, 2014, in order to receive a refund less a processing fee of $25.  No refunds will be granted for cancellations received after December 15.


  •  Thursday, January 22 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
  •  Friday, January 23 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
  •  Saturday, January 24 7:45 am – 12:00 pm


Contact CTE, our conference registration company, at or 847-759-4279.