Registration & Hotel Information

Registration & Hotel Information

 

Registration Information

Conference Registration Fees
Register by March 14, 2014, to receive these conference registration rates:

  • APPA Members: $645
  • Nonmembers: $1,290

After March 14, 2014, registration fees will increase by $50.

Not an APPA member? Join today and save more than $600 on your conference registration. Call Member Services at 202.467.2936 to learn more.

Pre-Conference Seminar Fees
Pre-conference seminars require a separate registration fee. Register by March 14, 2014, to receive these pre-conference seminar registration rates:

  • APPA Members: $275 (each seminar)
  • Nonmembers: $550 (each seminar)

After March 14, 2014, these registration fees will increase by $50.

Meals & Special Events
The following meals/special events are included in the registration fee for all conference attendees:

  • Sunday
    • RP3 Welcoming Reception
  • Monday
    • Safety Contest Awards Breakfast
    • Vendor Expo Opening Reception
  • Tuesday
    • Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments (DEED) Breakfast
    • Vendor Expo Closing Lunch

Guest Registrations
Conference attendees may bring a guest to the Sunday and Monday evening receptions. Guests do not need to register.

Cancellation Policy
Registrants who cancel in writing on or before March 31, 2014, are entitled to a refund of their registration fee, minus a $50 cancellation fee. Registrants who cancel after March 31 will not receive a refund, but attendee substitutions will be allowed for the 2014 APPA Engineering & Operations Technical Conference only. Registrants and no-shows who do not cancel on or before March 31 are responsible for the full registration fee and are not entitled to a refund. Cancellations must be made in writing and mailed, faxed, or emailed to:

Meetings Services
American Public Power Association
1875 Connecticut Ave. NW, Ste. 1200
Washington, DC 20009-5715
Fax: 202-495-7484
Email: Registration@PublicPower.org


Hotel Information

Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel

Discover the vibrant charm of Oklahoma City when you stay at the Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel by Marriott. This downtown Convention Center hotel is located just steps from popular destinations such as Bricktown Entertainment District, Chickasaw Ballpark home of the Oklahoma City Redhawks, OKC National Memorial, Chesapeake Arena home of the Oklahoma City Thunder, and much more.

Address:10 North Broadway Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Make your reservations:

Phone: 1-800-468-3571; mention APP
Online Group code: a
ppappa
Online: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/okcbr-renaissance-oklahoma-city-convention-center-hotel/?toDate=4/11/14&groupCode=appappa&stop_mobi=yes&fromDate=4/2/14&app=resvlink

Group rate:$179 plus taxes

Cutoff date:
March 13, 2014. APPA’s room block may fill up before the cutoff date, so early reservations are encouraged.

Hotel Reservations & Cancellation Policy:
All reservations will be charged a nonrefundable room deposit equal to one night’s stay that will be charged to your credit card at the time the reservation is made.  The cut-off date to receive the APPA group rate (plus taxes) is March 13.  If rooms remain in the APPA block after the cut-off date, the APPA group rate will be honored.  If not, you may be charged a higher rate.  The room block may sell out before March 13, so early reservations are encouraged.

The Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel should receive all reservations no later than March 13, 2014.

Additional hotel information:

Check-in: 4 p.m.
Checkout: 11 a.m.
Internet access: Complimentary Wireless High Speed Internet Access in all guestrooms and Lobby
Parking fee: Valet parking: $25 daily; Off-site parking: $10 daily


Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City’s hip, spirited environment blends with its deep western heritage, creating an exciting destination steeped in culture and adventure. Discover all of the things to do in Oklahoma City, including renowned festivals, national sporting events, and treasure-filled museums. Explore the variety that OKC’s districts offer, including arts and entertainment, shopping, history and heritage and more.

  • Bricktown
    Once a busy warehouse area, Bricktown is Oklahoma City’s hottest entertainment and dining district only one block from The Renaisssance Convention Center Hotel. With dozens of restaurants, shopping, Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, Harkins Theatre and a generous helping of turn-of-the-century charm, Bricktown offers visitors a variety of activities in downtown Oklahoma City. Located just one block from the Chesapeake Energy Arena, Bricktown is the place to be before and after Oklahoma City Thunder games! Enjoy a stroll along the mile-long Bricktown Canal, take a cruise on a Bricktown Water Taxi or enjoy some tunes at the American Banjo Museum.
  • Inspired Attractions
    Western charm goes metropolitan in Oklahoma’s capital city. Oklahoma City offers plenty of interesting things to do and boasts big-league attractions, including the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Rope up some fun at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and other Adventure District destinations. Learn Oklahoma’s story at the Oklahoma State Capitol and nearby History Center. Go kid-friendly at the OKC Zoo, Science Museum Oklahoma, Frontier City and White Water Bay, and escape to the outdoors at the Oklahoma River, Myriad Botanical Gardens and Lake Hefner.
  • Distinctive Shopping
    Oklahoma City ranks as the “Horse Show Capital of the World,” yet there’s no horsing around when it comes to serious, abundant shopping. Bricktown, at Sheridan and Broadway and a crossroads of renewal, has a Bass Pro Shop along with smaller retailers, restaurants, and nightclubs. The Paseo Arts District, built in 1929 as the first commercial shopping district north of downtown, teems with works of artists, potters, and photographers. Other shopping-rich districts include Stockyards City and Western Avenue.

Climate & Attire:
The average daily high temperature for Oklahoma City, Okla., for the dates of the conference 70° F with an average daily low of 47° F. Since meeting room temperatures vary, please prepare to dress for cool conditions. The attire for the conference is business casual.

Transportation:
The Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel is located 10 miles from the Will Rogers World Airport (OKC). Estimated taxi fare from airport to hotel is $25. Please visit the hotel website for more transportation information and driving directions.