Utility Arborist Association

Our vision is to be the leading organization for the enhancement of the utility vegetation management industry.

Upcoming events

    • March 01, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • March 31, 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Irvine, California

    Don't forget to submit a proposal to present at the 2018 Partners in Community Forestry Conference.

    The Utility Arborist Association is always looking for ways to further its partnership with Arbor Day and The Partners in Community Forestry Conference.

    The Partners in Community Forestry Conference call for proposals will be closing at the end of the month.  Don't miss your opportunity to share your experience and knowledge with a wide range of urban forestry professionals such as: utility arborist/foresters, city foresters, parks and recreation managers, urban planners, landscape architects, nonprofit directors, environmental consultants, city managers, state foresters, and other individuals who make decisions regarding trees in their communities.

    • The Call for Proposals will be open through March 31, 2018.
    •  Presentation opportunities include general session, concurrent/breakout sessions, and lightning round options.

    • March 24, 2018
    • March 27, 2018
    • Memphis, Tennessee

    The UAA and ISA Southern Chapter Annual Conference attracts over 500 attendees each year with over 70 companies each year choosing to participate in the conference as an exhibitor.   

    The conference features workshops, certification opportunities, and educational sessions for the commercial, municipal, and utility arborist.  

    Attend the trade show as well where you can see the latest tree equipment, diagnostics tools, herbicide and fertilizers, climbing gear, and professional goods and services.

    To view more information on opportunities such as workshops, tree climbing championship visit this link

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Exhibitor Opportunities


    NON-MEMBERS: You can save $100 on your full conference badge by becoming a member of the ISA Southern Chapter or the UAA. Current membership rates are $30 (Southern Chapter) and $40 (UAA).

    Full Conference Badge

    The full conference badge includes President's Reception, educational sessions, trade show, Monday lunch, and the Tuesday closing banquet.

    1-Day or 2-Day Badge

    The badge option includes access to the educational sessions and the trade show for specified day(s). No meal tickets are included. Meal tickets can be purchased separately.

    Trade Show Only Options

    Booth Personnel

    Includes access to the trade show only Sunday-Tuesday. Not valid for educational sessions. Includes Monday lunch ticket.

    1-Day Trade Show Guest

    Includes access to the trade show only during Monday's or Tuesday's show hours. No meals tickets are included.

    Hotel Details:

    250 North Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103

    Local Phone: (901) 527-7300

    Hotel Reservations: (866) 716-8134

    When making reservations by phone, refer to the group code, 2C19AB, to receive the discounted rate.

    Group rate is available beginning March 19 and ending March 28.

    Online Hotel Reservations

    We are excited to see you all in Memphis! 

    • June 25, 2018
    • June 27, 2018
    • Denver Colorado
    • 37

    Save the Date! 

    2018 System Utility Vegetation Managers Summit 

    June 25th to 27th 2018 in Denver, Colorado at the Xcel Energy Headquarters.

    This is the 10th System Utility Vegetation Managers Summit, an invitation only program tailored exclusively to Utility Arborist Association (UAA) members that work for electric utilities and are system level managers with responsibilities and experience in developing and managing the entire scope of their company's vegetation management system. 

    Talks will include subjects such as Best Practices, Emerging Technologies for Vegetation Management and much more!
    Our agenda can be viewed here but please note it is subject to change. 

    To book your hotel room please follow this link to the beautiful Kimpton Hotel Monaco Denver located in downtown Denver. Click "book now" in the top right corner to begin your booking. Please ensure the dates selected are within our program, June 24-27,2018. UAA is our Group ID. 

    If you wish to extend your stay outside of these dates, you will need to book a separate reservation & need to contact the hotel directly at 1-800-900-1303 and reference UAA UVM Summit Room Block

    $379.00 Active UAA Member 
    $419.00 non-UAA Member

    ** An event registration code is required as this is invitation only. If there is someone you feel should be invited, please contact the UAA directly . **

    • August 28, 2018
    • August 30, 2018
    • Omaha, Nebraska

    Join us in Omaha, Nebraska for the 2018 Trees and Utilities Conference

    This conference is the chief learning and engagement event in the world for utility vegetation managers and associated urban forestry professionals.

    Trees and Utilities offers the latest in:

    • Utility arboriculture research
    • Best management practices
    • Current trends in vegetation management
    • Continuing education credits
    • Trade shows

    Enhance your program and help grow and maintain community trees while providing safe, reliable utility service. Join your utility colleagues for this event to help identify new ideas, practices, and partnerships.

    Click here to view the Trees & Utilities prospectus


    Sign up now to exhibit or sponsor!


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