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2022 WESTERN REGION CONFERENCE

Palm Desert, CA | JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

JANUARY 17-19, 2022

EARLY BIRD CUTOFF: December 20, 2021

 

NAED continually puts the health and safety of our members, their associates, and our staff as a top priority. We are monitoring the latest CDC recommendations for our in-person events and will work to follow all recommended protocols.  At this time, NAED is actively planning to hold the Western Region Conference in-person at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa.

 

 

Corporate Partners

Conference Information

Overview
The Western Region Conference provides a forum for education, peer networking, and booth sessions with industry leaders from the Western Region. 
Who Should Attend
This is the ideal conference to connect with senior leadership within industry-leading companies. We recommend the following groups attend - upper and middle management, regional sales, operations, and branch managers from distributors, manufacturers, allied partners, and manufacturer reps.
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* To ensure you receive member pricing, log into your NAED account prior to registering.
If you don’t remember your credentials, please use the forgot password link available on the login page.

Event Pricing

Distributor Members

$995
Early bird price *
Regular Price*- $1,195

Manuf/Supplier Members

$1,160
Early bird price *
Regular Price*- $1,360

Non-Members

$2,160
Early bird price *
Regular Price*- $2,360

APPOINTMENTS

The NAED Western Region Conference is a great way to connect with your colleagues and industry partners. The Attendee Hub is now open to registrants and their appointment contacts to start booking appointments. The Hub is updated daily so if you just registered, it may take a day before your name is added to give you access.

Appointment Planning Tools
Make the most of your in-person conference experience by using the following resources:

If you have a special meeting request for the conference, let us know — we can help. Contact our Member Engagement Team at memberengagement@naed.org or 888.791.2512.

 
ATTENDEE HUB  VIEW PARTICIPATING COMPANIES

B2B BOOTHS

Distributor members will host the booths while suppliers travel from booth to booth. Distributors and suppliers are responsible for setting appointments in advance. Each session consists of 30-minute appointments with a five-minute break in between each appointment or an open format.

    • Distributor members will be assigned a booth only if the sign-up form is submitted to NAED by January 3.
    • Distributors are encouraged to accept at least two appointments with smaller suppliers or suppliers they are not currently doing business with, if approached.
    • To maximize the benefits, the individual requesting the appointment should advise the other participants of the meeting's purpose and come prepared.
    • DISTRIBUTORS ONLY: Click here to sign up for a B2B Booth.

 

NAED B2B BOOTH SESSION TIMES
*Please note that these times are for the event location, which is in the Pacific Time Zone. 

Tuesday, January 18:
    2:00 PM — 2:30 PM  
    2:35 PM — 3:05 PM  
    3:10 PM — 3:40 PM  
    3:45 PM — 4:15 PM  
    4:20 PM — 4:50 PM 

Wednesday, January 19:
    7:15 AM — 7:45 AM  
    7:50 AM — 8:20 AM  
    8:25 AM — 8:55 AM  
    9:00 AM — 9:30 AM  
  9:35 AM — 10:35 AM: Open Time  
10:40 AM — 11:10 AM  
11:15 AM — 11:45 AM  
11:50 AM — 12:20 AM 

 

 

HOUSING

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

74855 Country Club Dr.
Palm Desert, CA  92260

  • Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.
  • The group rate is $275 per night plus 14% tax and $2 CTA Fee. The rate is inclusive of an $8 rebate payable to NAED to offset the program costs.  
  • Requests for housing must accompany conference registration. The hotel will not directly accept reservations at the conference rate. 
  • Rooms will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Rooms reserved by NAED on or before January 16, are very limited. 
  • The cut-off for hotel reservations is December 20, however, rooms may run out prior to this date. 

 

RESORT FEE

The resort  has a fee of $10 (+ tax) daily resort fee which includes:  

  • Daily In-Room Enhanced Wireless Internet Access 
  • Daily Wellness Experience 
  • Instructional Led Fitness Classes 
  • Self-Parking (Not Valet) 
  • Mini Golf 
  • Daily Golf Bag Storage 
  • Complimentary Driving Range 
  • One-hour hard court tennis, pickleball, and racquet rental 
  • All Lawn Games 

This is a value of $153.00 per night. 

 

HOTEL PROTOCOLS TO EXPECT DURING YOUR STAY

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TRAVEL

GETTING THERE

The resort is located about 25 minutes from Palm Springs International Airport (PSP). Transportation options include taxis, limousines, rental cars. Taxis are approximately $55 one way.

Parking

Parking

Self-parking is $21 per day plus tax. Valet parking is currently $29 per day plus tax with in/out privileges. 

 Weather

Weather

In January, temperatures will range from highs in the 70s to lows in the 40s.

Attire

Attire

Recommended attire for NAED events is business casual.

CANCELLATION POLICIES

Event Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations received in writing at NAED 7 days prior to the conference will be charged a processing fee of $100 per registrant canceled. 
  • Substitutions received in writing will be accepted at any time. 
  • NO SHOWS (registrants who do not attend the conference and have not canceled 7 days prior to the conference) WILL NOT RECEIVE A REFUND.  
  • Email cancellations or substitutions to WesternRegionReg@naed.org. 

Hotel Cancellation Policy:

  • Up to 30 days prior to arrival there is no cancellation charge. 
  • From 29 to 14 days prior to arrival attendees will be charged one (1) night’s room and tax. 
  • From 13 to 0 days prior to arrival attendees will be charged two (2) nights’ room and tax.  
  • Those who fail to cancel will be charged two (2) nights’ room and tax. 

corporate partnership Opportunities

Show your support for NAED and the industry by becoming a corporate partner.

All corporate partnership opportunities are customized to meet the goals and objectives of your organization. Your custom package will be designed to meet those goals and your budget. Submit your email address for more information.