September 19, 2017 -
8:00am to 5:00pm

The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Central Chapter Trade Show and Symposium, which will be held in Bloomington, Illinois. This day-long event provides a forum for engineers and architects to interact with trade professionals, and listen to informative presentations. We plan to provide 6 hours of continuing education credit plus numerous opportunities to meet with companies that provide goods and services to the design profession. All sessions will take place in the same room for maximum networking with fellow attendees. 


Call for Abstracts

Individuals wishing to present a 50 - 55 minute presentation (includes five minutes for Q & A) at the Central Chapter Trade Show and Symposium are invited to submit an abstract on any general-interest subject related to the analysis, design, construction, or inspection of structural projects by July 17, 2017.  The abstract should not exceed 500 words, and authors may submit more than one abstract.  The attendee registration fee will be waived for the presenting author.

The following information must be included in the abstract:

  • Full name, e-mail, and full address of the authors
  • Title of the presentation
  • Presenter’s Affiliation
  • Sponsorship/Client for Project

Read the full Call for Abstracts here. 



The registration fee is just $65 for members, $95 for non-members through August 18. After August 18, prices increase to $80/$110.  

A continental breakfast and lunch are included. 



DoubleTree by Hilton
10 Brickyard Drive
Bloomington, Illinois



This event is targeted to provide 6.0 hours of continuing education credit. CE certificates will be emailed to attendees after the event. The full program will be published here as soon as it is available.



Exhibitor Opportunities

Limited Exhibitor Opportunities are available.  Exhibitors will receive recognition on the SEAOI website, in the program, up to five admissions to the Central Chapter Trade Show and Symposium, and access to participants during breakfast, lunch and breaks during the day. 


GOLD: $1050 Exhibit Fee $1,000 before July 17th

  • ½ page ad in the SEAOI Bulletin
  • Logo and 50 word company description on SEAOI Website
  • Exhibit Booth – premier location
  • Up to five admissions to Trade Show


SILVER:  $785 Exhibit Fee $750 before July 17th

  • ¼ page ad in the SEAOI Bulletin
  • Logo and 25 word company description on SEAOI Website
  • Exhibit Booth – preferred location
  • Two admissions to Trade Show


BRONZE:  $525 Exhibit Fee $500 before July 17th

  • Business card-sized ad in the SEAOI Bulletin
  • Logo on SEAOI Website
  • Exhibit Booth
  • One admission to Trade Show





Timothy Roecker ( Roecker Consulting Engineers, Inc. )
Jim Erhart ( Atlas Tube )