The pre-registration is currently closed. If you would like to attend this event, please call NWPPA at 360-254-0109, and our staff will be happy to help you.
Who Should Attend:
Marketing, public relations, communications, energy services, renewable energy and key accounts employees, as well as any employee and board member with an interest in these areas.
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The NIC is designed with communicators and energy efficiency professionals in mind. We have keynote speakers who will inspire you and challenge your thinking about how we should communicate and innovate in this challenging world of the electric utility industry.
The conference begins on Sunday, September 16, with a welcome reception from 6:30 to 9 p.m., and ends at 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, September 19. An optional post-conference class (separate registration required) will be offered from 12:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, with lunch provided for post-conference class attendees at noon.
Conference Location & Hotel Information:
Note: The room block at the Coeur d’Alene Resort is sold out, please try these overflow hotels. A room block has not been established so please call the hotel for the best available rate.
Hampton Inn & Suites
1500 Riverstone Dr.
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814
2 miles from the resort
Best Western Plus Coeur d’Alene Inn
506 W Appleway Avenue
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814
2.5 miles from the resort
Coeur d'Alene Resort - SOLD OUT
115 S. 2nd St.
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83816
Room rate: $155 North Wing, $185 Park tower, $205 Lake Tower
Please make your reservations before August 15, 2018 to receive these special rates. Mention that you are coming for the NWPPA conference to receive the block rate.
The Coeur d’Alene currently provides 6-passenger LimoVan service to and from the Spokane International Airport. This service is available with forty-eight (48) hour advanced reservations. The current fee is $69.00 per person, round trip. Please contact The Resort's transportation department for scheduling at (208) 765-4000.
The Coeur d’Alene provides controlled covered on-site parking. The current fee is $18.00 per every twenty-four (24) hour period. Valet services are also offered at $22.00.
Member Early Bird (ends 8/16/2018): $795
Member Standard: $870
Non-member Early Bird (ends 8/16/2018): $2,385
Non-member Standard: $2,610
Cancellations are accepted, with full refund, if request is made at least 30 days prior to the course. Within 30 days, fees are as follows: 15-29 days, $100; 1-14 days or "no show," 100 percent of registration fee. When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling. NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions.
This event qualifies for 15 continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the conference.