**NEW DATES** April 19th-21st, 2021

Registration for the 2021 IHLA Convention & Exposition is now open!


Mark your calendars for the HOOSIER HARDWOOD FESTIVAL!
AUGUST 27-29th, 2021 at the Marion County Fairgrounds – Indianapolis, Ind.

Registration for exhibitors and sponsors is now open, and booths
(indoor and outdoor) will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.
You can sign up HERE.


News and Information

  • Woods on Wheels is now accepting requests to visit your community! Elementary schools, county fairs, annual festivals, or even a customer appreciation day at your company are all great venues for WOW. Please click HERE for information and to request a visit.

  • You can sign up now for Hardwood University! This is a great educational opportunity for you and your employees, brought to you by IHLA and Purdue University. Sign up for our annual program consisting of nine events or pick and choose your classes. More details, class schedule and registration form can be found HERE.

  • We have compiled many Covid-19 resources and links for you and your business during these trying times. Please click HERE to see our links page.

  • The Real American Hardwood Promotion Coalition is hard at work to promote the message about the sustainability of
    our raw material, and the environmental and health benefits of using hardwood. Click HERE to read more about their efforts.

  • A great read or listen to how forests change over time.

  • Check out this short video on one of the many benefits of using hardwoods.

Indiana Hardwood Strategy

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch unveiled a new economic development strategy to grow the state’s hardwoods industry on February 5, 2019 at our 121st Annual Convention & Exposition. The strategy was commissioned by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, the Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen’s Association and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, and was completed by DJ Case & Associates, Purdue Center for Regional Development, Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, and Purdue Extension.


Member Benefits


Why Become a Member?

The IHLA returns great value to its members in a variety of ways.