Conference Registration

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION for 2021 is now open!

NOTE: If you are a registered IMHCA member, logging in will reduce the price for this event by $95. (Exception: student prices are the same for members and non-members.)

If you are not a member, a regular membership is only $65, so you will save money if you become a member first, and then login to register for the conference! 

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Early bird registration prices are available until March 17, 2021; and then after April 29, 2021 an additional $50 late fee will be added. See the full pricing schedule at the bottom of this page.

IMPORTANT: You must sign up for breakout sessions during the registration process. You can see the full program information here Breakouts (full) >> This will open in a new tab, so you can view it as you are completing the registration.

Alternate-if the above link doesn’t work, you can download the Breakout Descriptions: IMHCA Conference Program Description 2021

You will need the WHOVA app in order to participate in the conference:

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PLEASE NOTE: When you click “submit,” you will be taken to the Paypal website to complete your transaction. This is the only way to pay online, but you do NOT have to have a paypal account, you can use a credit card. You will not be registered for the conference unless you complete the payment online.

Registration Fees for 2021 IMHCA Conference

Early Bird Rates EXTENDED! (registrations on or prior to March 31, 2021):

Member attending one day                                   $120.00

Member attending two days                                 $150.00

Non Member attending one day                          $215.00

Non Member attending two days                        $245.00

Student attending one day                                   $60.00

Student attending two days                                 $80.00

Regular Rates (registrations dates from April 1-April 29, 2021):

Member attending one day                                   $160.00

Member attending two days                                 $190.00

Non Member attending one day                          $255.00

Non Member attending two days                        $285.00

Student attending one day                                   $80.00

Student attending two days                                 $100.00

Late Fee Rates (registrations April 30, 2021 and later):

Add $50 late fee to Regular Rate

COMPLAINT POLICY: All members and consumers are encouraged to communicate concerns with the annual conference as they arise with committee members. All conference attendees will be provided the opportunity for feedback at the conference with a survey issued to all participants. All complaints regarding the Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association Annual Conference should be emailed to Rebecca Spiess (our conference chair) at  Please include your name, contact information (email address and phone number), and the details of your complaint.  Please allow two business days for a response.

REFUND POLICY: Refunds are limited to conference fees paid only. Refunds do not include any travel, lodging, transportation, or other fees paid independently of conference registration. On-site conference registration fees and no-shows are non-refundable. To qualify for a full refund of registration fees paid less a $50 administrative fee, a written cancellation must be received by the IMHCA treasurer no later than 11:59 PM CST on April 23, 2021. Absolutely NO refunds will be given after April 23, 2021. Cancellation and refund requests should be sent via email to (When you contact, please forward your transaction or reciept from paypal to speed up the process and ensure accuracy.)

SUBSTITUTIONS: Registrations may be transferred to another conference participant for a fee of $35.  Substitution requests must be submitted in writing to The request must be submitted by the original registrant and include the name and contact information (including email address) of the substitute. The deadline for submitting substitutions is April 29, 2021, by 11:59 PM CST. The substitute must qualify for the same rates as the original registration (for example a general attendee cannot be a substitute for a student).