2017 Guest/Spouse Program

Time Event Location  
 Sunday, February 26    
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm 
*First Timer's Reception  Timer's Reception  Grand Hyatt Bowie ABC
12::00 pm - 4:00 pm  Wine tour and tasting (pre-registration and additional fee required)  Meet Grand Hyatt Parking Entrance by 11:45 AM
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
*Chairman's Reception  
 Grand Hyatt Lone Star Ballroom
 Monday, February 27    
 7:00 am - 7:30 am *Continental Breakfast  Convention Center Stars at Night Ballroom B2 & B3
 7:30 am - 9:15 am *Business Meeting and Keynote Speaker   Convention Center Stars at Night Ballroom B4
 8:00 am - 10:30 am  Spouse/Guest BreakfastGrand Hyatt Bowie C  Grand Hyatt Bowie C
 8:30 am - 9:30 am  Zumba  (pre-registration required)  Grand Hyatt Bowie AB
 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm  *Lunch in the Exhibit Hall  Convention Center Exhibit Hall 1
 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm  *Sunset Station Reception   Sunset Station - Buses depart at 6:25 PM from Grand Hyatt 
 Tuesday, February 28    
 7:30 am - 8:00 am *Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall  Convention Center Exhibit Hall 1
8:00 am - 10:30 am   Spouse/Guest Breakfast  Grand Hyatt Bowie C 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm WACO Tour (pre-registration and additional fee required)
no tour of homes but the Magnolia store will be open
 Convention Center Stars at Night Ballroom
11:45 am - 1:00 pm Regulatory Update Lunch  Meet by Grand Hyatt Parking Entrance by 10:45 am
 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm *Exhibitors Reception  Convention Center Exhibit Hall 1
 Wednesday, March 1    
 7:30 am - 8:00 am *Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall  Convention Center Exhibit Hall 1
 12:30 PM  Conference Adjourns  

 

 


*Guests need to be fully badges to participate in general conference activities. Tickets can be purchased for the Exhibitor Reception and Sunset Station Event onsite.

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Wine Tour and Tasting at Becker Vineyards
Becker Vineyards
is 1.5 hour drive from the Grand Hyatt with a 30 minute stop in the little German town of Fredericksburg before proceeding to the vineyard for a 1-hour tour and tasting.
Fee: $70.00 (pre-registration is required - REGISTER NOW)
Date and Time:  Sunday, February 26th, 2017 12:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Meet by Grand Hyatt Parking Entrance by 11:45 am

Zumba Dance Class!

Back by popular demand! Join Zumba Instructor Lisa Lowrey-Mandato as she guides you through a series of basic Zumba steps.   This addictive workout blends red-hot international music and contagious steps to form a "fitness-party".   
Fee: Complimentary to 2017 IIAR Conference & Exhibition registered Spouse/Guests only. (pre-registration is required - REGISTER NOW)
Date and Time:  Monday, February 27th, 2017  8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Location: Grand Hyatt Bowie AB


Waco Bus Trip and HGTV Homes Tour
Enjoy a full day trip to Waco, Texas and the popular Magnolia Market.  This trip will include a driving tour of properties featured on HGTV by a certified guide.  Your Fee includes bus fees and light snacks.  You will be able to enjoy lunch on your own in town.
Fee: $55.00 (pre-registration is required - REGISTER NOW)
Date and Time:  Tuesday, February 28th, 2017  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Meet Grand Hyatt Parking Entrance by 8:45 AM
Spouse/Guest Registration is only available to individuals who are not employed in the industrial refrigeration industry or staffing an exhibit booth. Spouse/Guest Attendees must accompany an individual with a full registration for the conference. Spouse/Guest Events and tours are only available to fully registered Spouse/Guest conference attendees. Spouse/Guest registration for special events/tours can only be completed by submitting a physical registration form by email, fax or regular mail to IIAR headquarters.