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2024 Convention

We are thrilled to announce our next IDAL Convention!

It will be held in St. Charles, Missouri on November 4-7,  2024 at the Embassy Suites Hotel by Hilton, St. Charles.  Convention classes are finalized and available for registration online.

Here’s what to expect:

  • Eighteen teachers (many new) teaching twenty-six classes

  • Delectable lunches Monday through Thursday (included in your registration fee)

  • A revamped Annual General Meeting

  • Tuesday night Grand Opening Party

  • Expo day – all day Wednesday – with swag, demos and contests 

  • Morning and evening lectures on select days

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NOVEMBER 4 - 7

Hotel Reservations
Embassy Suites by Hilton, St. Charles, Missouri

  • Two-room suites with bath, fridge, microwave, and wet bar

  • Complimentary morning breakfast

  • Complimentary evening happy hour with drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres

  • 8 miles from the STL airport, easily traveled by hotel shuttle or a short Uber/Lyft or taxi drive

  • Hotel shuttle to within 3 miles of the Embassy Suites, when available

  • Excellent hospitality

  • Great food

Sunday, 11/3/24

Registration is open from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Monday, 11/4/24

Registration is open from 6:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Classes in session from 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Buffet lunch from 12 noon to 1 p.m.

Tuesday, 11/5/24

Registration is open from 6:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Classes in session from 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Buffet lunch from 12 noon to 1 p.m.

Annual General Meeting, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Champagne toast followed by Welcome Party, 7 to 9 p.m. Heavy hors
d’oeuvres and cash bar with 1 free drink ticket. 

Wednesday, 11/6/24

Registration is open from 6:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Morning classes/lectures from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Expo Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Box lunches are available from noon to 1 p.m. for both vendors and attendees.

Evening classes/lectures from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Thursday, 11/7/24

Registration is open from 6:30 a.m. to 10: a.m.

Classes in session from 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Buffet lunch from 12 noon to 1 p.m.

Sponsorship

Sponsorship & Vendors

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If you would prefer; download our packet, fill it out,  print, then send in with a check.

2023 Convention Highlights

Dione Woods 6 TIPS FOR OVERCOMING IMPOSTER SYNDROME AS AN ARTIST.webp

2023 Keynote:

6 TIPS FOR OVERCOMING IMPOSTER SYNDROME AS AN ARTIST

 

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We had an amazing line-up of classes last year. 

We brought together an amazing team of instructors.

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