Chicago, Illinois was voted the best big city in the U.S. for six years in a row - making it the perfect setting for IDEA2023, taking place in Chicago, IL, June 5-8. Our 114th Annual Conference, IDEA2023 will be our biggest international event of 2023, If you are looking to connect with approximately 1000 district energy colleagues from dozens of countries around the world, we encourage you to attend.
Chicago is an international destination for so many reasons. Visit the eclectic Northside and tour the Cubs stadium, stroll Downtown Chicago's Magnificent Mile, explore the beautiful lakefront community, and enjoy a stunning architectural river tour. It's the classic Chicago experience you'll enjoy after spending the day learning from and connecting with hundreds of district energy experts at IDEA2023.
At IDEA2023, we’ll shine a light on the significant strides Chicago and other leading cities and companies around the world are making towards building better energy infrastructure for tomorrow. In addition, there will be invaluable tours of local district energy systems, unique pre-conference workshops, a bustling exhibit hall and much more.
Chicago has so much to offer with their award-winning food scene, stunning green spaces, iconic attractions, and vibrant neighborhoods with something new to discover around every corner. The only way to know is to come and explore it all for yourself.
Learn more about Chicago and get ready for a world-class event in a world-class city.