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Welcome to ArborCon ...the premiere tree care conference in Michigan! ASM is the Michigan Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), a statewide membership organization for Professional and Emerging Arborists, Urban Foresters, Tree Workers/Climbers, Utility Arborists and Plant Health Care Specialists in Michigan. ASM’s members have been formally organized for almost 90 years. ASM is dedicated to helping tree care professionals succeed in their career and supports successful business opportunities and operations.

ASM is committed to the development and delivery of premiere educational programs designed for tree care professionals. Enjoy Arboriculture in Lansing, Michigan! 

FEBRUARY 10-12, 2020

Interested in speaking at ArborCon? Compete the Speaker Application by October 31, 2019. The Education Committee will review your application and get back with you by November 13.


Information will be available November 1, 2019

Radisson Hotel Lansing
111 N. Grand Ave., Lansing, MI 48933
800-333-3333 or 517-482-0188

Rate: $129.95
Group Code: ARBO20, reserve by January 20, 2020 to receive the discounted rate.
Parking: Valet parking is available for $20 per night, or you may self park in the adjacent structure for a max of $10 per day.

Lansing Center
333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933 517-483-7400

Parking: Available in the structure below the Lansing Center for $7 per entry, per day.


ASM members receive a discount and the Non member fee includes a one year membership to ASM.



Refund requests must be submitted in writing via email or mail no later than Monday, February 3, 2020 to receive a refund. A $50.00 administration fee will be assessed for all cancellations. Refund requests received after the deadline will not be accepted.

The registration form serves as a contract between the conference registrant and the ASM. Payment for the services provided by the ASM is the responsibility of the conference registrant. Payment in full will remain due if the registrant is absent or cancels after the deadline date. The conference registrant agrees to these terms and the contract becomes active upon ASM receiving the completed registration.


ARBORCON HAPPY HOUR: Join ASM and fellow ArborCon attendees at Tavern & Tap on Monday, Feb 10 from 7:00-9:00pm.There will be several beverages for $4 and the first round of appetizers are hosted by the Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau! Come and network, meet new people and enjoy the atmosphere!

VENDOR RECEPTION - Tuesday, February 11 from 5-7pm: This grand event features food, a cash bar, raffles, log sawing contest, Tech & Safety Rodeo and more! You won't want to miss this networking time with colleagues and industry specialists. Tour des Booths Raffle items will be posted at ArborCon registration. This raffle benefits the Tour des Trees Riders which benefits the TREE Fund. Bring your dollars and support tree research.


BE GREEN: Consider bringing a water bottle to the conference. ASM will have water stations around the Lansing Center and in the session rooms. Fill up the bottle not the landfills!


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