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Forge relationships at the Best Show in Snow


Forge relationships at the Best Show in Snow


We'll see you June 25 - 28, 2024!


Registration Types
Full Show Pass
Includes access to keynotes and education, trade show, Snack & Chats, Breakfast Jamboree, Welcome Reception and Thursday night party.
SIMA+ Pass
Includes Full Show Pass offerings PLUS access to SIMA+ Lounge, private leadership coaching session, reserved session seating, and early access to trade show floor on Thursday, Welcome Reception and Thursday night party. Click here for more. Limited passes available.
Day Pass (Wednesday - Friday only)
Includes access to education, special events, and trade show (Thursday-Friday) for the selected day only. See event schedule for more on each day.
Trade Show Only Pass
Includes access to the trade show (Thursday, June 27 and Friday, June 28) and educational Sideshows & SIMA Garage.
Exhibitor Pass
Available for exhibitor personnel only. You must have a verified booth space.
Press Pass
Available for media personnel only. Register here
Additional Options
SIMA Show Sidekick - FREE!
First-time attendees can request a SIMA Show Sidekick during the registration process.  This Sidekick will welcome you to the show, assist in planning your schedule, and serve as a buddy onsite.  Make the best out of your first Symposium experience - request a Sidekick today!  
Pre-Conference Workshop - $75 (Tuesday, June 25)
Select from one of the following options:
     - Sales & Estimating Workshop
     - Hiring & Retention Workshop
Closing Event - $150 (Friday, June 28)
An evening on the water!  Enjoy a delicious meal, drinks and skylines as we travel the Three Rivers on the Gateway Clipper cruise line. Learn more here
Symposium Replay (Wednesday, July 17)
Can't make it to Pittsburgh or want to keep the Symposium going?  Join us for this online event featuring select speakers and showcases.  Learn more here
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For attendees that are a

  • Save $$ on all registration types
  • Email address will verify Membership

$35 - $695

SIMA Member Registration


For attendees that are part of a

  • Standard rates on all registration types
  • Want to save $$? Contact SIMA

$35 - $795

Non-Member Registration

Want member pricing? Join now.


For vendor reps that are staffing an

  • Special rates for show exhibitors
  • All exhibitor reps must register

$0 - $295

Exhibitor Registration
Register Now

Volunteer today!

We have a few opportunities for you to get more involved at the SIMA show:

Snack & Chat facilitator
Breakfast Jamboree table host


The majority of the Symposium events will take place at the David L Lawrence Convention Center. Hotel room blocks are available at the Westin Pittsburgh and the Drury Plaza Pittsburgh Downtown.

Hotel blocks will open in conjunction with event registration; hotel booking details will be sent from SIMA after registration.
NOTE: Purchasing outside of the official room block at your own risk.

SYMP24_David-Lawrence Convention Center

David L Lawrence Convention Center

1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15222


Westin Pittsburgh

1000 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Rate: $204 per night

SYMP24_Drury Hotel

Drury Plaza Pittsburgh Downtown

745 Grant St
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Rate: $184 per night


As you plan your journey to Hartford,
check out these additional hotel + transportation opportunities:

Holiday Inn East Hartford

100 E River Drive
East Hartford, CT 06108
Rate: $145/night

Hilton Hartford

315 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Rate: $199/night

Airport Shuttle

The 30-Bradley Flyer route provides semi-express bus services to/from the Bradley Int. Airport for $1.75 one-way

Hotel Shuttle

Coming from the Hampton Inn or Holiday Inn?  Grab the East Hartford shuttle to the Convention Center

City Shuttle

Coming from the Hilton or need a ride throughout the downtown area?  Hop on the *free* DASH Shuttle



After you submit your online registration, you will immediately receive an electronic confirmation of your registration from the Snow & Ice Management Association. This email will also include a link to reserve your hotel room at one of our host hotels. (Don’t forget to add us to your Safe Senders list!) If you have not received a confirmation within 24 hours, please contact the office at registration@sima.org.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

All cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing 30 days prior to the first day of the event — Friday, May 24, 2024. If made prior to this date, a refund of all fees, less a $25 processing fee per registration, will be given.

If made between the 30 days and 5 days out of the first day of the event, a refund of all fees, less a $150 processing fee per registration, will be given. No refund will be given for no-shows. Please email cancellations to registration@sima.org.

Registration Changes/Additions/Receipts

Once you have registered, you will be sent a confirmation email outlining your purchase. If you need to make changes at any time, please email registration@sima.org

Substitution Policy

Substitution of registration from one attendee to another (same type: member/non-member) is permitted 5 days out from the first day of the event - June 20, 2024. Only one substitution is permitted per original registrant with written consent. The individual submitting the substitution request is responsible for all financial obligations associated with that substitution as well as updating any contact/demographic information. Please email substitution requests to registration@sima.org.

Age Restriction Policy

Minors (16 and under):

  • are not allowed into any educational session/s
  • are allowed on the Trade Show floor FREE OF CHARGE under adult supervision
Available Discounts

SIMA has the following discounts available for bulk FULL SHOW registrations to the upcoming symposium:

  • 1-4 = standard rate
  • 5-10 = $25 off standard rate
  • 11-30 = $50 off standard rate

To take advantage of these offers, simply put SAVE25 or SAVE50 (based on reg amount listed above) in the Promo Code field during registration.

Direct any questions to registration@sima.org


Privacy & Terms

The personal information gathered on the Symposium registration form is intended solely for the purpose of Symposium business. Exhibiting companies will receive a list of attendees and their mailing address only (no phone or email) following the Symposium. Exhibitors also have the option to purchase scanners to capture attendee contact information. The attendee can determine if they want their badge scanned. This is the only way your personal information will be shared. Payment information gathered during registration is used solely for the purpose of  Symposium business. Personal and payment information gathered online is through a secure website. SIMA will not share your payment information with any other party.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, the 27th Annual Snow & Ice Symposium constitutes an agreement by the registrant to SIMA's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes.

Symposium Code of Conduct

In order to provide all participants with the opportunity to benefit from SIMA events and activities, SIMA is committed to providing a healthy, safe, supportive and harassment-free environment for all conference attendees and participants, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including educational sessions.

Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference, without a refund, at the discretion of the conference organizers. Our complete Code of Conduct policy can be found here.

Thanks to our 2024 Symposium Sponsors