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Annual Meeting 2017: Know Before You Go

Below you will find useful details regarding the Annual Meeting designed to help you maximize your time in Reno.


Your full conference registration includes access to the Host Event on Sunday evening, all keynote sessions and educational workshops on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday and access to the Exhibit Hall on Monday and Tuesday.  

Full registration includes continental breakfast Monday through Wednesday, the Exhibit Grand Opening & Reception on Monday evening, lunch in the exhibit hall on Tuesday and the Awards Luncheon on Wednesday.

Onsite registration is available at the conference. Come by the NAEP Registration Desk in the Tuscany Foyer to register.

NAEP Mobile App

Download the mobile app to see the latest schedule (including any last minute changes), the attendee list and so much more. There are many neat features on the app this year so download now. The app is currently available in both the Google Play Apple iTunes stores. Use the search term: NAEP 2017. Follow the directions to download and install.

To login the first time, your user ID is your email address and the password is naep.


Our Headquarters Hotel:

Peppermill Resort Spa Casino


2707 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502

Additional Tours of Lake Tahoe & the Surrounding Area

NAEP has partnered with the local destination management company to provide add-on tours of the area to enhance your experience in Reno. Take time on Wednesday evening or stay the full day on Thursday to enjoy tours to Lake Tahoe or historic Virginia City. Click here to see the available tour options and pricing. Please note that registration is with Convention Activities, Reno's oldest destination management company, and not with NAEP. Tours do require a minimum participation number and could be cancelled if that number is not met.

Host Event at The Edge

Our Host Event this year will take place at the fashionable nightclub in the Peppermill, Edge. Enjoy special appearances by the Rat Pack! Enjoy NAEP camaraderie and friendship in a unique setting. Enjoy drinks and heavy hors d’oeuvres from 6:30 - 8:30 pm as you enjoy the the indoor and outdoor location. Plan to arrive by 6pm on Sunday to enjoy the host event. 

Community Service Project

NAEP always includes a community service project as part of our annual meeting. This year, we will be preparing 300 personal care kits for the children, adults, seniors and veterans in the greater Reno community. Additionally NAEP will collect coats from conference attendees to donate to a family shelter run by Volunteers of America - Northern California & Northern Reno chapter in Reno. . Coats of all sizes will be appreciated. You may either bring your gently used coats with you to the meeting and drop them off at the NAEP registration desk or ship them to NAEP ahead of time. NAEP will accept your donations here at our national office and we will ship them with our materials ahead of the meeting. For shipping information, please email here.

We are pleased once again to partner with WESCO on this program.  



The NAEP Scholarship Committee will once again host a prize raffle to benefit NAEP scholarships, including the Nancy Tregoe Scholarship, the Sons & Daughters Scholarships, and the Haas Memorial Scholarship. If you are bringing items with you, drop them off at the registration desk in Reno. The raffle will be located in the exhibit hall this year. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase - cash or credit cards accepted at the registration desk.

Exhibit Hall

Come prepared to do business in the NAEP Exhibit Hall. There are over 100 vendors ready to meet with you. Make the most of your time on the exhibit floor on Monday evening and Tuesday afternoon by reviewing in the mobile app the vendors you wish to meet.

Reno Airport

Reno International Airport is approximately 15 minutes from the hotel. The Peppermill runs an airport shuttle to and from the airport.

Ground Transportation

Taxicabs are available from the airport to the hotel. Additionally, Uber and Lyft are available to and from the airport.

The Peppermill runs a complimentary airport shuttle to and from the airport. This shuttle departs from the airport going to the Peppermill every half-hour beginning at 4:15 am, and continuing to 11:45 pm. This shuttle picks-up at the North exit of the Baggage Claim area. When returning back to the airport at the end of the conference, the shuttle departs from the valet area outside the Hotel Lobby, and runs every half-hour beginning at 4 am. The last shuttle departs from the Peppermill going to the airport at 11:30 pm.


Use #NAEP2017 to tweet during the conference.

Dress Code

Business casual is recommended. Meeting rooms can be chilly at times and you may want to pack a sweater or jacket.

NAEP National Office, 8840 Stanford Boulevard, Suite 2000, Columbia, MD 21045

Phone Number: 443.281.9901 • Fax: 443.219.9687

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