2018 APWA NC State Chapter Conference

Description :

Come be a part of the “Innovation Revolution”. Great Opportunity to learn best practices, see new technology, and be a stakeholder setting the course for Public Works in North Carolina Earn PDH & CEU credits while networking with your peers. See why Hickory is known as, Life. Well Crafted.

Hotel Information for APA NC State Chapter Conference

Rooms blocks have been reserved at 4 hotels near the Hickory Metro Convention

Courtyard by Marriott Hickory


1946 13th Avenue Drive SE Hickory  NC  28602 

(828) 267-2100

Book your group rate for APWA-NC

Fairfield Inn & Suites Hickory


1950 13th Avenue Drive SE Hickory  NC  28602

(828) 267-2100

Book your group rate for APWA-NC

Hampton Inn


1956 13th Avenue Drive SE, Hickory, North Carolina, 28602



Best Western

exterior  $80

1520 13th Ave Dr SE, Hickory, NC 28602

must call to get this rate

Hotel Direct Number

(828) 323-1150


With a $675 booth space registration, you will receive ONE full conference registration for ONE person that includes all meals and events on the program. Each additional exhibitor person will be charged $100.00 for registration and meals.

For this conference, indoor booth spaces will be 8' x 8', with a 6' table, table skirt and two chairs. This year, we will go back to having both indoor booths and outdoor equipment spaces. In addition to an indoor booth, each exhibitor may purchase an outdoor space for $300. These spaces will be approximately 10’ by 30’. Outdoor space is only available as a combination with an indoor booth.

Set up for exhibitors will be on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM and 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM on Wednesday, June 13. All exhibits will need to be removed on June 14 by late afternoon.

Conference Partnership Opportunities

Conference Partnership opportunities are open and available for registration at this time. We are offering an exciting range of Partnership levels to recognize and promote your company’s support of this important and well-attended annual event. There are additional special opportunities for sponsorship such as social activities, pre and post Past Presidents Dinner social, and Food Bank donation. Please call if you are interested.

Platinum Level Partnerships - $3,000 and above (includes 3 free registrations & 1 exhibitor booth)
Platinum level partnerships will be recognized as the premier conference supporters. Platinum Partners will receive preferred exhibitor space, up to three conference registrations, their corporate logo at the top of each Partners board throughout the conference, special recognition by name at the conference, and special platinum only Partner boards placed within the lunch, break, and social areas of the conference.

Gold Level Partnerships - $2,000 and above (includes 2 free registrations & 1 exhibitor booth)
Gold level Partnerships are also recognized as leading supporters of the conference and will receive a prime exhibitor space, up to two conference registrations and their corporate logos on integrated Partner boards at a secondary level and size just below the Platinum level partnerships.

Silver Level Partnerships - $1,000 and above (includes 1 free registration & 1 exhibitor booth)
Silver level partnerships are integral to a successful conference and will receive one conference Registration, a booth space and their corporate logos just below the more prominent gold level Partnerships.

Bronze Level Partnerships - $750 (includes 1 free registration)
Bronze level Partnerships provide your company an opportunity to be recognized as a valued conference supporters at a modest contribution level. Bronze level Partners receive one conference registration along with their corporate logos on the integrated Partners boards

All Conference Partners will be shown within the conference program with special emphasis and recognition for Platinum and Gold level partnerships. All Partnership levels represent a tremendous value and opportunity to get your company’s name in front of existing and potential clients within North Carolina and the southeast region.

Please make check payable to:  APWA-NC

Return completed registration form and payment to:

Barry  Neel

James River Equipment

411 South Regional Road

Greensboro, NC  27409

For more information contact:

Barry L. Neel

2017 Exhibit Chairperson



Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellations and refund requests must be submitted to the Event Coordinator seven (7) days prior to the event start date. Registrations are transferrable—if you cannot attend this event, a colleague can attend in your place. Contact the Event Coordinator for details.

An APWA Member / Attendee will receive a full refund, less a $20 administrative fee. Conference Partners who cannot attend will receive a full refund, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for “no-shows.” Non- attendance does not excuse the participant’s financial obligation to pay the registration fees due to APWA-NC.

All cancellations are subject to a cancellation fee as outlined above. Any refund request submitted after the seven (7) day window may be brought to the Executive Board at the next regularly scheduled meeting for consideration. Approved refunds will be processed as soon as possible. Read this Cancellation and Refund Policy online at: http://northcarolina.apwa.net/PageDetails/8207

Event Date & Time:

6/13/2018  7:00 AM - 6/15/2018  5:00 PM

Venue :

Hickory Metro Convention Center
1960 13th Avenue Dr. SE #A
Hickory , NC , 28602

Contact Person :

Linda Collier
Email : ldcollie@ncsu.edu
Phone : (919) 515-7990
Company : APWA NC
Title : Chapter Admin

Registration Items :

For Attendees:
  Young Professional Registration
  Spouse / Guest
  Retiree or Student
  Guest Meal Ticket - Wednesday Luncheon (Adult)
  Guest Meal Ticket - Wednesday Luncheon (Child)
  Guest Meal Ticket - Wednesday Night Family Cookout and Backhoe Roadeo (Adult)
  Guest Meal Ticket - Wednesday Night Family Cookout and Backhoe Roadeo (Child)
  Guest Meal Ticket - Thursday Past Presidents Dinner (Adult)
  Guest Meal Ticket - Thursday Past Presidents Dinner (Child)
  Guest Meal Ticket - Friday Lunch (Adult)
  Guest Meal Ticket - Friday Lunch (Child)
  Registration for "Duke Energy: Benefits of LED Lighting for Public Areas" Session

For Exhibitors:
  Indoor Booth
  Outdoor Space (includes Indoor Booth)
  Electricity (for Indoor Booth)
  Extra Exhibitor Registration and Name Badge
  Platinum Level Partnership
  Gold Level Partnership
  Silver Level Partnership
  Bronze Level Partnership

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