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2023 WESTERN REGION
CONFERENCE

Palm Desert, CA | JW Marriott Desert Springs

JANUARY 16-18, 2023

Late Registration Fees Apply After Nov. 28, 2022

 

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Corporate Partners

CONFERENCE INFORMATION

Overview
The NAED 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 and their reps, allied and industry partners.
AGENDA

Event Pricing

Distributor Members

$1,085
Registration Fee
Late Registration Fee- $1,285

Non-Distributor Members

$1,260
Registration Fee
Late Registration Fee- $1,460

Non-Members

$2,260
Registration Fee
Late Registration Fee- $2,460

APPOINTMENTS

NAED conferences are the perfect way to connect with your colleagues and industry partners. The Attendee Hub is 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.

The full attendee list will be available for registered participants within the Attendee Hub.

ATTENDEE HUB VIEW 2023 PARTICIPATING COMPANIES

B2B BOOTHS

Distributor members will host the booths while other attendees travel from booth to booth. Attendees 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 December 26.
    • Distributors are encouraged to accept at least two appointments with smaller allied partners and manufacturers with whom 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 17:
    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 18:
    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 $281 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 15 are very limited. 
  • The cut-off for hotel reservations is December 19, 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. 

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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 $28 per day plus tax. Valet parking is currently $40 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 all NAED events is business casual.

UPCOMING NAED EVENTS

For more information and future conferences, check out NAED's "All Events" page here and our "Events Calendar" here.

CANCELLATION POLICIES

EVENT CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • Cancelations received by NAED 7 days prior to the conference will be charged a processing fee of $100 per registrant canceled. To cancel, registrants (or their delegates) would select “My registrations” from their profile page, select the event and person they wish to cancel, and select “Cancel”.
  • Substitutions received in writing will be accepted at any time at events@naed.org.
  • NO SHOWS (registrants who do not attend the conference and have not canceled 7 days prior to the conference) WILL NOT RECEIVE A REFUND.

HOUSING 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.