2023 ​Fall Conference​​

​October 12-13, 2023  |  Duluth, MN
Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth-Downtown 
200 W 1st St, Duluth, MN 55802​

MSA is excited to host its MSA 2023 Fall Conference in Duluth!  We look forward to bringing you a program full of engaging and relevant sessions, CEUs, peer-to-peer learning, and socializing. The conference will take place at the Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth-Downtown, just steps away from your favorite Duluth sites and beautiful fall views. Come for the conference, then stay to play.

Pre-Conference Events​​​

Altec Lunch + Tour

​​​Join us for  lunch, followed by a journey to the Altec facility in Duluth for a tour and equipment demonstration (here’s your chance to see and even operate the Teupen TC69A). Transportation from hotel to Altec provided. 

When: Thursday, October 12,  from 11:30 am – 4:00 pm
Registration: $45 / $20 Students. Spots are limited! Register as part of conference registration above or separately here.​

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, & Municipal Specialist Exam​

Thursday, October 12: 11:30am- 3:30pm

Registration: ​ The deadline to enroll for exam has passed. 

Welcome Reception​

Thursday, October 12: 6:00 – 8:00pm

Registration: Included with Conference, Tour, or Exam Registrations!  

Conference Pricing​

Early Bird Registration (Extended! Rate now offered through September 18, 2023)​
​​$130 MSA Member / $160 Non Member / $40 – Student​ ​​​​​​

​​Standard Registration (Rate between September 19 and October 4, 2023)​
​$155 MSA Member / $185 Non Member / $40 – Student​ ​​​

Week of Registration (October 5 or later)
$180 MSA Member / $210 Non Member / $40 – Student​ ​​

To pay with an invoice, please select the check option when prompted in registration.  Please note if you choose to pay by check,  payment must be received by October 6, 2023, or your registration will be voided.

​Cancellation Policy:
​Cancellations notices submitted to MSA on or before October 6, 2023 will receive a refund less a $25 cancellation processing fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after October 6.


Hotel rooms are available at the Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth-Downton for the low group rate of $159 for Wednesday and Thursday nights and $189 for Friday night. Call (218) 722-1202 to make a reservation using the group name: Minnesota Society of Arboriculture. This rate is now available through September 29!

Gold Sponsors ​​

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