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NECA 2018 Midwest Regional Conference

Thursday, December 7, 2017  
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NECA MIDWEST REGIONAL CONFERENCE
APRIL 8 – 11, 2018

OMNI AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION RESORT
39 BEACH LAGOON ROAD
AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION, FL 
2(904) 361-6161

                                 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
If you would like to attend the conference, you must register on-line with credit card at: www.necanet.org. Once registered, please forward a copy of the registration e-mail to the Electrical Contractors' Association of City of Chicago (ECA). This will assist us with the coordination of a potential Chapter event. Registration is now open.
 
The Early Registration Fee is available through February 8, 2018 is $600.00 per NECA member and $500.00 per spouse or guest 18 years of age and over. Registration for children 5 - 17 years of age and under is $100.00 per child. Children under 5 are free.
 
The Standard Registration Fee begins February 9, 2018 until March 8, 2018 at $650.00 per NECA member and $550.00 per spouse or guest 18 years of age and over. Registration for children 5 - 17 years of age and under is $100.00 per child. Children under 5 are free.

 CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP
The ECA Executive Committee has approved a scholarship stipend for this event.   Registration for the Conference (ECA member and spouse / guest) will be paid for up to two ECA member representatives from each ECA participating firm;  the Registration fee will be paid to the participating firm(s) after the Conference.

This incentive can save you over $1000. 
 
 CANCELLATIONS
Cancellation requests must come through the NECA Regional Office. All conference cancellations must be received at least 30 days prior (March 8, 2018) to start of conference to refund any registration charges. Hotel cancellations should be made directly to the hotel by the attendee.
 
HOTEL RESERVATIONS
The Midwestern Region, NECA has reserved a block of rooms for arrival between Sunday, April 8 and departure Wednesday, April 11. These rooms are available on a first come-first serve basis. The Resort will honor these rates three (3) days prior and three (3) days post the event, but that is subject to availability at the time of the reservation. If you wish to reserve a room outside of our blocked dates, please call the hotel directly, as those dates will not show up on the on-line reservation site.
 
All attendees' room reservations should be made on the NECA Registration Web page or directly with The Omni Hotels & Resorts at 904-261-6161. Registering for the conference does not register the attendee for a room.
 
Reservation Policies at the Omni Hotels & Resorts:
* All rates are single/double occupancy at $270.00, The rate for triple occupancy is $290.00 and the quad rate is at $310.00. Maximum of four (4) persons to a room.
 
* Resort fee: There is a Resort Fee of $5.00 per day, per room plus tax (currently at 11%). This includes self-parking, Unlimited Internet access, On-property Resort Transportation Service, Unlimited use of Health & Fitness Center, In room coffee service, Two 12 oz. bottles of water upon arrival, phone access, resort beach access and Preferred Racquet Club and Golf course reservation access. These items are subject to change.
 
* Resort Deposit: A two (2) nights deposit is due at time of booking and is required to hold each guest's reservation and will be charged at the time of reservation.
 
* Resort Cancellation Policy: The two-night deposit is refundable if notice is received by the Resort at least seven (7) days prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained. An early departure charge of one (1) room night plus tax will apply if attendee checks out prior to the confirmed check out date. To avoid the early departure fee attendees should advise the Omni Hotel at or before check-in of any change in planned length of stay. Individuals with guaranteed reservations who fail to arrive (no show) on the confirmed date will be charged a one night's room rate and tax.
 
There are three ways to make your reservation with The Omni:
 

1. You may call the reservations department directly at (904) 261-6161. This is the number you should use if you wish to reserve a room outside of the room blocked dates of April 8 - 11, 2018.

2. You may CLICK HERE for a link to make your reservation.  Please make sure to state you are with the "NECA Midwest Region 2018 Conference".

 3.The above link will be on the registration page for the MW Regional Conference at www.necanet.org ; it will take you directly to the resort's registration page for the group.
 
GUEST ROOMS
All guest rooms are subject to the above-mentioned policies, Resort Fees, state & local taxes.
 
Rooms available in the room block:
 
Oceanfront Run of House, $270.00
 
The Resort also offers Villa's, based on their availability at the time of reservation. If inquiring about Villa availability, please call the hotel directly as these are not available on the reservation website. You can see descriptions of these suites on the hotel's website at:
 
Villas
One Bedroom Oceanfront Villa: $310.00
Two Bedroom Oceanfront Villa: $450.00
Three Bedroom Oceanfront Villa: $520.00
Suites - Corner Suite: $410.00
Executive Suite: $510.00
End Suite: $660.00
 
The deadline for Room Reservations is March 8, 2018
 
If you have any issues with reserving rooms beyond our dates or have special room or suite requests, please contact Jeannie at the Midwest Regional office and she will be glad to assist you. Jeannie can be reached at 574-387-4446 or by email at jjohanns@necanet.org
 
CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT TIMES
Guests may check into the resort after 4:00 p.m. and check out no later than 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. check-out may be available for $75.00. After 1:00 p.m. full nightly rate applies.
 
 REGISTRATION BADGES
Name badges and programs will be available for pick up by individual members at the NECA Registration Desk from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 8, 2018 in the Amelia Foyer. They will also be available for pickup before the Vice President's Reception on Sunday evening and before the Opening Reception on Sunday evening.
 
 MEETINGS / SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
Please review the enclosed 2018 Midwest Regional Conference tentative Schedule of Events regarding the business sessions, golf outing, special receptions, among other sessions and a hotel informational sheet.
Details of spa services, recreation, dining and entertainment, area attractions and additional hotel amenities can be reached at the resort's website at:
www.omnihotels.com/ameliaisland. There are also pictures and descriptions of the various room accommodations, along with virtual tours of parts of the
resort.
 
CHAPTER OUTING
A Chapter event is being planned. Details to follow.

 

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS.

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR RESORT INFORMATION.

 

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