The IADC Annual General Meeting is recognized as the keynote conference for the drilling industry and provides ideal networking opportunities for participants. It features prominent speakers from industry and government.

StartSeptember 22, 2025EndSeptember 24, 2025
CountryUnited States

2023 Event Demographics

Registrants by Job Title

  • Management
  • Press
  • Quality, Health, Safety & Environment
  • Library/Miscellaneous
  • Training/Education
  • Company Owner/Corporate Officer
  • Completion Engineer
  • Drilling and/or Completion Operations
  • Drilling Engineer
  • Complimentary
  • Drilling & Completion Engineer






Registrants by Company Type

  • Equipment Manufacturer
  • Independent Oil Producer
  • Land Drilling Contractor
  • Land/Offshore Drilling Contractor
  • Land/Offshore Well Servicing Contractor
  • Major Oil Producer
  • Training
  • Offshore Drilling Contractor
  • Oilfield Service/Consultant
  • Government
  • Land Well Servicing Contractor

Registrants by Location

  • Registrants
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Venue & Hotel

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Address 280 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples, Florida
Phone +1 239 598 3300

Negotiated Room Rate $391 (*includes $22 resort fee) Single/Double Occupancy
Expires: 22 August 2025

NOTE: Please make your room reservations directly with the hotel. Please be sure to mention the IADC Annual General Meeting to obtain discounted rate.

Please note that there are several 3rd party companies actively approaching conference delegates and exhibitors by phone and email trying to sell hotel rooms at the contracted hotel for a cheaper rate than the published rate on this conference website. Please note that these companies do not represent IADC or the hotel, nor has IADC or the hotel authorized them to use their names or trademarks on information they send out to exhibitors and delegates.

To avoid being a victim of fraud, please do not give out your credit card details to any other party and be sure to make your hotel reservations exclusively through the contracted hotel.

Venue Details

Registration Information

*Registration will open after the conclusion of the 2024 IADC Annual General Meeting.

Registration fee: Member: $650, Non-member: $800

  • Spouses/Guests are invited to attend the 2 Receptions (to be used in conjunction with a paid attendee).  Please complete and return the guest form.
  • Employees of federal regulatory agencies may be eligible for a 50% discount on conference registration.
  • Speakers and sponsors are not eligible for online registration.
  • In order to receive a letter of invitation, IADC requires payment via Wire Transfer. The wire transfer information is included on the registration form. (Complete the Conference Registration Form PDF above)
  • IADC offers discounted registration to full time students not currently employed in industry.  Please contact registration@iadc.org for further information.
  • No refunds will be made for cancellations 30 days prior to the conference date.

Press Policy

Complimentary press registration is limited to one (1) person per company. This individual must be a titled editor, writer, reporter or other bona fide editorial representative of a legitimate industry or consumer publication. Publishers and sales and marketing specialists are excluded from this complimentary registration practice and must pay the full conference registration fee to attend an event.

No unauthorized photos, videos or recording allowed.
Recording in any form (audio, video, still photography, etc.) of presentations and/or speakers during sessions, poster presentations, workshops, etc., without the express written consent of IADC and the party to be recorded is strictly prohibited.  *Those who do not comply with the Recording Equipment/Photo policy may be asked to leave the premises and barred from receiving complimentary press registration for future IADC events.

Press registration must be received 1 week prior to the event to ensure entrance.  Members of the press will be identified with a green press ribbon attached to their name badge.

Click here to download the Press registration form. Submission of this form designates compliance with this policy.

Need Help? registration@iadc.org / +1.713.292.1945

Summary of events for travel and planning purposes is included below.

Monday, 22 September

8:30 am  IADC North America Onshore Advisory Panel Meeting (Committee Members Only)

8:30 am  IADC Offshore Advisory Panel Meeting (Committee Members Only)

8:30 am  IADC Drilling Services Advisory Panel Meeting (Committee Members Only)

Noon  IADC Executive Committee Meeting (Committee Members Only)

3-5 pm  Early Registration

5-7 pm  Welcoming Reception 

Tuesday, 23 September

8 am  HMH Keynote Breakfast

General Session

11:30 am  Keynote Luncheon

General Session

4 pm  IADC Board of Directors meeting (IADC Directors Only)

6-7 pm  Annual General Meeting Reception 

7-9 pm  Annual General Meeting Dinner

Wednesday, 24 September

8 am  NOV Rig Census Breakfast & 2023 Contractor of the Year Award

General Session

Noon  Adjournment


There are five levels of sponsoring: Diamond sponsors, Platinum Sponsors, Gold Sponsors, and Silver Sponsors. Event sponsorships are also available and will be categorized by monetary contribution with the appropriate level of sponsorship. Please find the benefits of the sponsor packages below. The conference sponsor will receive high profile recognition before, during and after the conference. Note: no refunds for cancellations of sponsorships will be issued.

*Comps refer to number of complimentary registration
Interested? Contact stephanie.carling@iadc.org / +1.713.292.1945

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