Welcome to the Illinois Movers’ and Warehousemen’s Association. For many people, moving can present a traumatic and difficult time. From planning and packing to the physical move and unpacking, it’s an overwhelming and time consuming process. Fortunately, professional movers can streamline this process, making it as simple and easy for you as possible. This site has been designed to help you consider all your options and then to find the mover that’s right for you.  

MOVING? Check out the following steps to make your life easier!

moving What to Expect
What to Know
Why Choose IMAWA
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List of Cautions
Resources
movers Packing Tips
Moving Tips
Associate Resources

Meet Iggy!

resourcesAlong the way, you will meet our mascot Iggy. Be sure to look for his quick tips that will save you a lot of hassle and frustration.

Find a Licensed Mover

Browse our directory of mover members or filter your search for specific criteria to fit your needs.


IMAWA in the Community


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Mayflower saves Abraham Lincoln funeral re-enactment

To mark the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, Springfield was the site of the re-enactment of Lincoln's funeral May 2 and 3, 2015.  The weather was gorgeous; the entire event was historically accurate and [...]

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