Hotel & General Information

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Conference 2015 will be held at the...
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel accommodations are NOT included in the registration fee. 
Please make your room reservations directly with the hotel.

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch

7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

NARTS Special Conference Room Rates
$149 Single  $169 Double  $189 Triple  $209 Quad
Regency Club - Add $50 to room rate above

plus 13.92% tax or prevailing rates.

Check in is after 4 PM. Check out is 12 Noon.
Resort Fees Waived (with all Resort Service Program benefits included)
Free Wireless Internet in NARTS Attendee Guest Rooms.

Reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis and
MUST be made by June 9, 2015 in order to assure the NARTS discounted rates.
Note Posted 6/10/15: The hotel has extended our group rate. Make your reservation now!

Phone Reservations

Call 800.633.7313

Identify yourself as a NARTS attendee to receive our group rates                        
 

Online Reservations

Use the link below for the ONLY way to make online reservations at our group rate.

General Information

Room Share

Room share is a good way to make new friends while sharing expenses. If you wish to share a room with another participant, please post a notice on the NARTS Facebook group.

Airport Transportation / Driving Directions & Parking

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is 18 miles/20 minutes from the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch. Super Shuttle offers transportation between the airport and the hotel 24 hours a day. Click Here for Super Shuttle reservations—the page automatically adds our group online discount code.

Transtyle Sedan and SUV Service offers 24-hour private chauffer driven services in sedans—at the same price as a taxi—that can accommodate up to four passengers and luggage, and SUV’s that can accommodate up to six passengers and luggage. Advance reservations required. Call 800.410.5479
Cost: $50 Call upon arrival for your car to pick you up
         $70 Meet and Greet Service - have a car waiting for you upon arrival
         SUV Request is an additional $20 

For driving directions/map to the hotel Click Here. The hotel has complimentary self-parking. Valet parking is $29 overnight.
 
What to Wear

Getting To Know You: Come as you are - comfy and casual!
Resale Bus Tour: Casual & comfy. VERY comfortable shoes!
"Sweet Treats" Dessert Party: Evening Attire: LadiesResort Cocktail dress or dressy pant outfit. Time to bring out your strappy sandals and glitzy jewelry! MenSuits or Sport Coats, Dress Shirt & Slacks. Ties are not required. NO Jeans.
Conference Sessions: Business Professional
Sunday Night: Casual Attire - Slacks, Capris, Jeans or Skirts... whatever you are comfortable in and don't forget your Dancin' shoes! Western dress encouraged so dig out your cowboy boots and hats.

Weather

The temperature in the Scottsdale area the end of June averages from the mid 70's to the high 90's. 

IMPORTANT REMINDER:

Meeting rooms are always cool and buses are air conditioned, so PLEASE bring a sweater and/or jacket to assure your comfort!  If you dress for the outdoor temps, you'll be chilly inside the meeting rooms.

What to Pack

Business cards... to exchange with your peers.
Business checks & credit cards... for your shopping trip through SourceMart and for all the bargains at Auction!
Extra tote bag or suitcase... so you can pack all the papers and goodies you accumulated during Conference.
Info Share handouts... your ads, policies, store newsletters, etc. Bring 200 copies or what you can spare.

For more information about Info Share please visit our FAQ page.

Meeting Ambassadors

Greeters will be outside opening events to welcome you, answer questions, introduce you to others and make sure your first NARTS meeting is a positive experience. For more information about Meeting Ambassadors read our FAQs First time attendees will enjoy reading about My First Meeting

Confirmation

Online registrants will receive a printable confirmation/receipt via email. If you register by mail your confirmation/receipt will be sent via email or mail from the NARTS office.

Registration & Badges

Registration will be held at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch on the Lower level, beginning Friday from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM. For your convenience, we will offer late registration on Friday from 8 to 8:30 PM and Saturday from 8 to 8:45 AM. All name badges must be picked up on-site during registration. Badges will not be mailed in advance. Each registered attendee must pick up their own badge. Be sure to have a valid photo ID available at registration. Name badges are required for admittance to all conference functions.

Cancellation Policy

NO REFUNDS will be granted AFTER June 8, 2015 FOR ANY REASON. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this policy, under ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. No shows will not be refunded. Substitutes welcome with notice from original registrant—the difference between member and non member price will be charged if a non member replaces a member. Written cancellations received NO LATER than June 8, 2015 will be refunded less a $100 processing fee per person - including full guest packages.

Conference Policy/Disclaimer

NARTS does NOT allow any function (tour, event or auxiliary meeting) that conflicts with any scheduled Conference function. We reserve the right to postpone, delay or cancel ANY function conflicting with an official NARTS function.

Conference attendees and registered guests agree to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate for a gathering of resale professionals. Inappropriate or disruptive behavior may result in the person being asked to leave the event or facility and prohibit further Conference attendance at the sole discretion of the Staff and/or Board of NARTS.

Board, staff or attendees may be photographing during Conference and posting photos on social media. Conference attendees and registered guests agree to allow their image to be used by NARTS in Association publications, Website, social media and in marketing and promotional materials. Other attendees may also post your image on their or other Websites and/or social media sites. If you notice someone taking your photo and wish to opt out, please ask them to stop and/or delete your photo from their camera or device.

Special Accommodations

If you or your registered guest have a special medical dietary requirement and/or a disability that may require accommodation to fully participate AND you failed to indicate it on your registration form, please email or call our meeting planner, Adele Meyer at: 800.544.0751. Special accommodation needs MUST be submitted by June 1, 2015 and special/medical dietary needs by June 8, 2015.

No Smoking Policy

For the comfort and health of all attendees... all NARTS functions will be smoke-free. This includes educational sessions, workshops and all food functions. Also, please honor the smoking policy of the hotel.

Responsible Drinking Policy

Alcoholic beverages are available at some social events during NARTS Conference. An individual’s decision to partake is a matter of personal choice and is neither encouraged nor discouraged by the Association. Reasonable and appropriate measures are taken by NARTS to ensure that consumption occurs in a safe and responsible manner. All attendees are expected to exercise good judgment in their consumption of alcohol at NARTS events.

"Resale...Blazing New Trails" is coordinated, planned and administered solely by NARTS for its members and other interested resale industry professionals.

Tax Deductibility: Educational expenses are tax deductible. All expenses of Continuing Education (including registration fees, travel, meals and lodging) taken to maintain and improve professional skills are tax deductible according to Treasury Regulation 1.162-5 Coughlin vs. Commissioner, 203 F2d 307. Please consult your tax advisor for further information.

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