Registration for the 2019 IHLA Convention
& Exposition is now open!


Check out who’s coming! See our attendee list HERE.(updated 1-15-19)

If you’d like a paper registration you can find one here.



Hotel Information

Our Marriott room block is now closed. If you’d like a reservation outside the block you can check here.

We also have a block of rooms right next door at the Westin.
You can make reservations by calling 1-800-228-3000 or by using the online tool HERE.
The block will remain open until February 1st.
*Please note our show is now Monday-Wednesday.

Address: 350 W Maryland St, Indianapolis, IN 46225

Schedule – Note the NEW Day Pattern

2:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting
4:00 p.m. Registration Opens
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
7 p.m. Board of Directors Dinner (this is a private event)
7:00 a.m. Registration Opens
7:00 – 11:00 a.m. Exhibitor Set-up
7:30 a.m. Tree Farmer Breakfast
8: 30 a.m. Opening Session w/Keynote Speaker Bruce Vincent
10:00 a.m. Industry Hot Topics
11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open with lunch from Noon- 1 p.m.
1:30 p.m. Education Seminar – Wrestling with Rattlers, Presented by: Scott Flood
3:00 p.m. Education Seminar – Local, Local, Local, Presented by: Bruce Vincent
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibitor Reception – A convention favorite, open to all registered attendees.
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Fellowship of Christian Lumbermen Meeting
7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.  Hardwood Distributors Association Board of Directors Meeting
7:30 a.m. Registration Opens
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.  Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
9:00 a.m. – 10:30  Hardwood Distributors Annual Meeting w/ a Bloody Mary Bar
11:30 a.m.  Statehouse Rally
11:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Ladies Spa Day
2:00 p.m.  Annual Meeting
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Closing Reception


Our Exhibit Hall is currently sold out.
If you’d like to be added to our waiting list please email Ashley here.
You can also see our Floor Plan HERE.

Booth Includes:

  • 8’ x 10’ Carpeted Booth
  • 4 Complimentary Name Badges (admission into all convention events including breakfasts, receptions, etc.)
  • Standard 8’ high draped backwall/3’ high sidewall
  • ID sign (7” x 44”)
  • Listing in the Registration Brochure & Official Show Program
  • Complete list of all Attendees


We have many different levels of sponsorship. Please contact Ashley to become a sponsor for 2019.

Title Sponsor – Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company
Cherry Cascade Hardwood GroupCole Hardwood, Inc., Indiana Veneers & USNR
Walnut Ally Global Logistics, Baillie Lumber Company, Frank Miller Lumber, Holmes & Co., Inc., Pike Lumber Company & Tri-State Timber, LLC
Oak – BOLDesigns, Inc., Buchan Sawmill Inc., Continental Underwriters, Inc., Corley Manufacturing Co./Lewis Controls, Pingleton Sawmill, Inc., Rotochopper, Inc., The Rossi Group & U-C Coatings
Maple – Allegheny Wood Products, Baird Sawmill, Inc., Biolube, Inc., Brenneman Lumber Company, Deer Park Lumber, Domtar, Frick Lumber, Matson Lumber Company, Midwest Hardwood Corp., Quality Hardwoods & Reliance Flooring – Lewis Lumber & Milling
Poplar – APP Timber, Crone Lumber, DMSi Software, Honeyville Metal Inc., Weas Engineering & West Side Tractor Sales Co.