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IDEAcon is one of the Midwest’s largest ed tech conferences. Hosted by IDEA every February, thousands of educators from Illinois and across the U.S. join together to learn about sound pedagogical practices in education and how to leverage technology to engage, inspire, and reach all learners.

This 4-day conference includes inspirational keynote speakers and hundreds of educator-led sessions focused on engaging students, building relationships, and integrating tools to foster academic achievement. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit 200+ vendors, explore state of the art educational technology resources, participate in hands-on learning explorations, and network with other passionate educators in our exhibit hall experience.

Join us at IDEAcon 2023!

February 13- 15

Register now! 

Why attend IDEAcon 

IDEAcon is hard to put into words. Throughout the years, the IDEA Team has seen how educators from all over the Midwest have joined together to find solutions to common problems, help build each other up, and have (just a little) fun. 

Here is what some of our 2020 attendees had to say about IDEAcon: 

The energy at this conference was amazing.”

The best part was “the wide variety of speakers and workshops.”

“The atmosphere was very fun, we need that!”

Click here to learn more about this year's event and register today! 

exhibiting at ideacon

IDEAcon is one of the premier edtech conferences in the Midwest hosting 4,000+ educators consisting of teachers (53%), Instruction/tech coaches (15%), administrators (14%), Media Specialists (9%), & IT Staff (8%)

Dedicated time for attendees to be in the exhibit hall

Extra opportunities to get your organization in front of attendees through sponsorships and additional advertising

A better question is why wouldn't you exhibit at IDEAcon?! 

Click here for more information!

future ideacon dates 

Mark your calendars! Join us for upcoming IDEAcons.

    • IDEAcon 2023: February 13 - 15
    • IDEAcon 2024: February 19 - 22

See you in the near (or far) future! 

Each year, IDEAcon attendees learn with over one hundred amazing presenters representing a wide range of fields, topics, and teaching styles. The conference would not be possible without our presenters!

Submissions for IDEAcon 2023 will be open from May 23, 2022 - August 29, 2022.

Accepted presenters are notified in mid-September. Learn more about the process here

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Joliet, Illinois 60436

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