Impact Conference

The Impact Conference

The Impact Conference – 

Resilient Landscapes: Redefining the Design/Build/Maintain Paradigm

Save the Date: October 22, 2019


Join us for the 3rd annual Impact Conference: Building Sustainable Landscapes!

ILCA and the Chicago Botanic Garden have come together to present invigorating sessions on sustainable and ecological landscape practices. Nationally known experts will serve up some of the newest ideas in sustainable landscape services and help attendees talk the talk with members of this emerging market. Plus, the sessions will show attendees how to create vigorous, low maintenance landscapes that endure over time. The day will also include vendor displays featuring the latest in sustainable products & practices and networking opportunities with those new to sustainable practice and old pros who know the ropes.

Now accepting presentation submissions for Impact 2019!

Presentation topics can include: Changing Climate, Construction/Build, Design, Hard Goods and Material Selection, Health and Community, Maintenance, Operations, Plants, Site Preparation, Soils, Water & Water Management, and Other. 

Want to Learn More?

Contact AnneMarie Drufke ( for further information about Impact Conference: Building Sustainable Landscapes.

Thanks to our Premier Sponsors!

Thanks to our 2018 Session Sponsors!

Thanks to our 2018 Tabletop Sponsors!

Thanks to our 2018 Reception Sponsor!

Thanks to our 2018 Reception/Refreshment Sponsor!