For program details
and registration, visit
technical tour June 20, with multiple luncheons and hosted
receptions in between. IDEA Forum Symposiums allow for
more in-depth peer exchange on common challenges. Industry
achievements and excellence are recognized at the luncheons
and the annual chairman’s banquet. A spouse and guest program offers several opportunities to see the local sights and
meet people from around the world.
Mark Your Calendars Now for IDEA’s
Annual Conference in Scottsdale
Visit www.districtenergy.org/calendar.htm for the detailed conference program, registration information, lodging and travel
suggestions. Make plans to extend your stay and visit the natural
beauty of the American Southwest, including the glorious Red
Rocks of Sedona, Ariz., or the majestic Grand Canyon. Plus,
experience the elegance and grandeur of the Hyatt Regency
Scottsdale Resort at Gainey Ranch. For more on the area, check
out www.scottsdalecvb.com, www.phoenixcvb.com or
IDEA and Northwind Phoenix will be pleased to welcome you
to “Setting the Pace, Leading the Way” in Scottsdale, Ariz., June
17-20, 2007. Questions? Call IDEA at (508) 366-4339.
Registration Fees On or Before After
May 18 May 18
IDEA Members US$950 US$1,020
Non-Members $1,275 $1,345
Government/Military (must have ID) $715 $785
Spouse/Guest (no technical program) $395 $425
Children (under 5 free; over
16 spouse/guest rate)
Technical-Only/One Day Non-Member
Exhibit-Only One Day
Set amidst flowering cactus and framed against the majestic
McDowell Mountains lies the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort
& Spa at Gainey Ranch, the venue for the 98th Annual Conference
& Trade Show. Explore the 560 acres and discover your own
perfect Hyatt Scottsdale Hotel stay, including championship
golf, Spa Avania, a water playground, tennis and Camp Hyatt
Kachina (for children ages 3-12 and their families).
Photo courtesy Hyatt Regency Scottsdale.
IDEA has secured special room rates for its attendees. Single
and double rates are $179. This block will be held until May 23,
2007, or until the block is full. To make a reservation online
you may use the link on IDEA’s Web site. Or call the hotel and
identify yourself as part of IDEA’s conference to receive the
documented group rate.
The Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort &
Spa at Gainey Ranch
7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Activities for Spouses and Guests
IDEA encourages you to bring your family and revel in the
spectacular scenery and the spirit of the Old West.
formations, take an off-road jeep tour (included!), shop at Submarine
Rock and Chicken Point and much more. (This event is included
in the spouse/guest and children’s
On Sunday, everyone is invited to board a bus for a tour
of Millionaires Row, The
Arizona Biltmore, Wrigley
Mansion and more. (This
event is included in the
spouse/guest and children’s
registration fee; conference
attendees can purchase
On Monday, spouses and
guests will enjoy a daylong
bus tour to Sedona, one of
Arizona’s most inspiring locations. See the natural red rock
Photo courtesy Greater Phoenix CVB.
There is also plenty to do at the
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort.
The on-site Native American and
Environmental Learning Center
offers tours, lectures, demonstrations
and hands-on activities that everyone can enjoy.
A spouse/guest registration also
includes receptions in the exhibit hall
on Sunday and Monday and the
dinner on Sunday, along with the
chairman’s banquet on Tuesday
night. Children’s registrations do not
include the chairman’s banquet.
Photo courtesy Greater Phoenix CVB.
Second Quarter 2007