Attend the Prep & Trial Seminar


Advanced registration is now closed for the Preparation and Trial of the Property Tax Appeal Seminar, June 7-8 at the  University of North Carolina - School of Government. To register, download the paper registration form, complete, and bring to the event.

If you have questions please contact Rachel Mense ( at 816-701-8109.

 Paper Registration Form


Seminar - June 7-8, 2018

Includes materials, breaks and lunches. The early registration deadline is April 21. Online registration will close May 29. After this deadline you must register onsite. 

IAAO Member - $500
Non-Member  - $625

IAAO Member After April 21 or On-site - $550
Non-Member After April 21 or On-site  - $700

Refund and Cancelation Policy:

Guarantees for food service, printing, and space rental cannot be changed by IAAO at the last moment. For this reason we must adhere to strict guidelines. Requests for refunds will be honored, less a $50 processing fee, only if the request is received in writing by IAAO no later than May 7th. No refunds will be made after May 7th. No refunds are given for no-shows.

Send your cancelation notice to Rachel Mense by e-mail at, by mail to IAAO, 314 W. 10th St., Kansas City, MO 64105 or by FAX to 816-701-8169. By registering for this event, you agree to abide by the refund and cancelation policy.


The Carolina Inn
211 Pitsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Nestled in the rolling hills of the Piedmont, Chapel Hill is only minutes away from the renowned Research Triangle Park, North Carolina State University, and Duke University. A historically renowned haven, Carolina Inn is the only hotel on the UNC Chapel Hill campus, and guests are a short walk from all university destinations and historic Franklin Street. To make a reservation, please contact the hotel. The IAAO room rate is $179 plus tax, single/double. Please note that the special IAAO rate is offered on a space availability basis, until Monday, May 7th, 2018.

Late to the game? Allow IAAO to reserve your hotel room, and still receive our lower group rate! Contact Rachel Mense, at to reserve your room with your arrival and departure dates. Hurry! Offer is good until 4:00PM (CT), Friday, May 18, 2018.
Note: Payment method will be by receipt of invoice from IAAO, after the event dates.


Chapel Hill is located in central North Carolina within 20 miles of the RDU International Airport.  Amtrak and Bus Stations are within 30 minutes of downtown Chapel Hill.  Also two major Interstates (I-40 and I-85) pass through Orange County.

Once you are there, the in-town bus transit system is fare free and numerous taxi companies service the area.  Chapel Hill is known for its walkability, plus bicycle rentals are available.