IAM Annual Meeting 2018

IAM's 56th Annual Meeting & Expo

October 5–8, 2018
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
National Harbor, Maryland
(Located just south of Washington, DC; accessible from all three airports serving the DC area)


IAM President Terry Head kicks off preview video for the 2018 IAM Annual Meeting and Expo

This year’s IAM Annual Meeting and Expo will feature several milestones and monuments of the Association and of the moving and relocation industry, and it’s your biggest opportunity to create memories that will span your career.

IAM President Terry Head and the IAM staff have created a brief video that highlight important new features and expanded opportunities that you will experience at the Annual Meeting:



Upcoming dates to keep in mind:

April 25 (approximate): Annual Meeting website launch (for viewing and budgeting only)

May 2 (approximate): Registration and hotel reservations open for ALL attendees; exhibit sales open for Governing Members only

May 9 (approximate): Exhibit sales open for ALL members

July 6: Early Bird registration discount ends for Core and Supplier members


2018 Annual Meeting & Expo Registration Fees


  • $1,195.00 (Governing Members always register at the early bird rate)


  • $1,195.00 Early Bird
  • $1,450.00 Regular Rate
  • $1,675.00 On Site


  • $1,195.00 Early Bird
  • $1,450.00 Regular Rate
  • $1,675.00 On Site


IAM-YP members receive a $120 discount off the early bird registration rate ONLY. Regular and onsite rates will apply thereafter.

Exhibit Booth Sponsorship Fees

Gold: $10,000
Regular Exhibitor:
Governing Exhibitor:

The Annual Meeting & Expo Exihibitor and Sponsor Prospectus is now available: download it here!

2018 IAM Annual Meeting Prospectus

*Now (before registration opens) is a good time to consider upgrading to Governing Membership, and take advantage of the exclusive first week of exhibit booth sales, discounted exhibit booth rate, and early bird registration prices regardless of when you register for the event.

To upgrade now and/or for more information please contact Julia O'Connor, IAM's Director of Member Services, or call 703-317-9950.


Hotel Reservations and Registration for the 56th IAM Annual Meeting & Expo Will Open May 2 (approximate)

This year’s IAM Annual Meeting & Expo will be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, from October 5–8, 2018.

The Gaylord Hotel is located in the National Harbor area on the Potomac River, immediately south of Washington, DC, and accessible from all three airports serving the DC area.

Gaylord National

Hotel reservations for the Annual Meeting will open on or about Wednesday, May 2, concurrent with registration for the event. In a departure from previous years, you will be required to register for the conference in order to receive the hotel information and conference rates.

The hotel will not take any reservations prior to the start of the Annual Meeting registration process.

Important note: the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center is the only authorized hotel providing guest room accommodations for the IAM Annual Meeting & Expo.

If you receive solicitations from vendors identifying themselves as an IAM housing representative or partner, be advised that they are NOT authorized to sell guest rooms for the event. Please contact the IAM Registration office at +1 (202) 624-1740 immediately.


Annual Meeting Schedule-at-a-Glance Now Available!

Download the Schedule-at-a-Glance now to start planning your Annual Meeting experience.

AM 2018 Schedule