2013 Conference

The Elevator U Board would like to give a
BIG “Thank You” to everyone who attended the conference this year and hope everyone had a safe return home. It was a blast catching up with everyone. We have some exciting ideas and plans for next years conference at the University of Nebraska. Stay tuned for more announcements, perks, pictures, education and fun.

Information on the 2013 event, which is over, is listed below.

Elevator World Magazine did an excellent job covering the event and you can read all about it by downloading the following link: ELEVATOR_U_1.pdf

Click the following link for the agenda; EU-Handout-2013-Web.pdf

Elevator U Conference – 2013

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 – Thursday, June 20, 2013
Iowa State University-Gateway Hotel & Conf.
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014
United States
Map and Directions


The 16th annual Elevator U conference is planned for June 18-20, 2013.  The conference is being hosted by Iowa State University (Elevator U Professional Member Harold Nielsen), Ames, Iowa. The conference and vendor expo will be held at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center. The agenda includes great educational sessions for all, a vendor show, baseball game, factory tour silent auction and the return of the popular Vendor-mercials. 


Tentative Schedule


Day 1 – Tuesday June 18th, 2013
– Factory Tour – Schumacher Elevator
– Social Activity at Night

Day 2 – Wednesday June 19th, 2013
– Educational Sessions
– Vendor-Mercials
– Vendor Expo – During Lunch & Dinner
– Dinner, Open Bar, EESF Silent Auction

Day 3 – Thursday June 20th, 2013
– Educational Sessions Morning
– Closing Luncheon

As with every year, plan on great learning experiences, interesting conversation and awesome networking opportunities from your colleagues. Register today through our online registration website. 

EU Conference Fees
$300 per person – 3-Days – **Includes $100 Membership Fee For 2013-2014 Year

Exhibitor Fees – 10 X 10 Foot Exhibit Space
$1000 per booth space/company EU Member – Includes Exhibit Table & Educational Conference For One Representative. **Includes $100 Membership Fee For 2013-2014 Year
$130 per person for an extra worker
8 x 2.5 Foot Draped Tables Provided

Please note that we will send out a full conference agenda with presentation topics as soon as the speakers are all confirmed.