What's Included: The individual Lodging Conference registration fee of $2,395 includes full access to the General Sessions, Think Tanks, 3 gourmet meals a day, refreshments, cocktails, networking events, documentation materials provided by speakers, a list of attendees and access to Lodging Connect, our online networking and communications system (your travel, accommodations, the golf tournament, the pickleball tournament, hiking and biking excursions are not included).
Venue: JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, 5350 East Marriott Drive; Phoenix, AZ 85054
The Lodging Conference Golf Classic sponsored by Sandman Savrann will take place at the Wildfire Golf Club at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge. You must be registered for The Lodging Conference to participate in the golf tournament.
The Lodging Conference is pleased to present Lodging Conference Connect. This portal will allow you to send messages to Lodging Conference attendees, gather information, and make appointments before and during the conference. This portal can be accessed from your smart phone, tablet or desktop computer, but of course, you must be registered for The Lodging Conference to take advantage of this powerful networking tool.
The conference program and individual speakers are subject to change without notice.
The Lodging Conference is a private event. You must be in the hotel industry to attend. The Lodging Conference reserves the right to refuse admittance to any individual.
RECORDING AUTHORIZATION: By registering for the conference you hereby release the conference hosts, partners and employees, contractors and agents, the photographer/videographer and any other associated vendors from any and all claims or liabilities for any photographs, video and/or audio record taken for marketing or distribution to conference attendees and the general public.
TRAVELERS INSURANCE: Conference Host suggests that all delegates purchase travel insurance to cover prepaid, nonrefundable travel expenses such as airfare and conference registration fees in the event of flight delays caused by severe weather; illness or family emergencies; and other unforeseen circumstances that may prevent you from attending.
FORCE MAJEURE: Conference Host will not be liable for any failure or delay in fulfilling or performing any aspect of producing the conference(s) if due to any cause beyond its control that, in Conference Host's sole discretion, makes impossible, illegal or commercially impracticable Conference Host's performance (each, a "Force Majeure event"). Such Force Majeure events may include, by way of example and without limiting the generality of the foregoing: acts of God; flood, fire, earthquake, explosion or other casualty; war or insurrections, terrorist acts or threats of terrorism, acts of domestic or foreign enemies, riot or other civil unrest; labor dispute, work stoppages or slowdowns, strikes or specific threat of strikes, picketing, or other industrial disturbances; government law, regulation or order (including governmental advisories, quarantines and curfews) or travel advisory, or action by any governmental authority; an act, conference(s) or occurrence creating a significant risk to the anticipated attendees' health or safety; epidemics, pandemics, or any other threat or fear of any infectious or communicable disease in humans, including (without limitation) the current or any future outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID 19), whether actual or perceived, without requiring the issuance of any travel advisory or warning, or the imposition of quarantine or restriction in movement of people by any government authority or national or international body or agency of any government in connection with, or related to any infectious or communicable disease in humans; or postponement or cancellation of the conference(s). Upon the occurrence of a Force Majeure event, Conference Host may take such action as it deems reasonable under the circumstances, including (without limitation) the postponement of the conference(s) (or any part thereof) or termination of this the delegate's registration, in which event, the delegate's registration will be credited to a future conference(s), and there shall be no further liability on the part of either party. Conference Host shall not be liable for any delay, costs, damage, losses, fees or expenses, or increased costs or other unfavorable conditions arising by virtue of a Force Majeure event or as a result of its termination of the delegate's registration for reasons of a Force Majeure event.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY: In consideration of my being allowed to participate in the conference(s), and in consideration for the Conference Host accepting a delegate to the conference(s), each delegate acknowledges, appreciates, and agrees that: (i) there is risk of injury or illness from traveling to, and participating in the conference, including (in particular, and without limitation) risks of exposure, directly or indirectly, arising out of, contributed to or by, or resulting from any infectious or communicable disease, including (without limitation) the current or any future outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID 19) and/or any mutation or variation thereof - and while particular mitigation efforts and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious injury or illness does exist. Therefore, each delegate knowingly and freely assumes all such risks, both known and unknown, even if arising from the negligence of the Releasees or others, and assumes full responsibility for his/her participation in the conference(s); and (ii) Each delegate, for himself/herself and on behalf of his/her heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, hereby releases, indemnifies, and holds harmless Conference Host and the conference venue, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, associated personnel, volunteers, other delegates, sponsors and advertisers (collectively, the "Releasees"), with respect to any and all injury, illness, disability, death or loss or damage to person or property associated with such delegate's presence at, or participation in the conference, including being transported to or from the conference, whether arising from the negligence of the Releasees or otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by law.