WASBO Foundation Spring Conference & Exhibits

Registration Rates, Hotel Accommodations & Cancellation Policies

WASBO Foundation Spring Conference registration rates include include over 50 concurrent sessions, access to over 130 exhibitors, electronic conference handouts, breakfast, lunch, and breaks on Thursday and Friday, as well as networking receptions on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

Save money and take advantage of early bird discounts and multi-attendee pricing! Early bird pricing offers about a 5% savings over regular conference rates and is available to all registrants, regardless of membership status, simply by registering on or before Thursday, April 30, 2020. Organizations that register 2 or more individuals qualify for an additional discount of approximately 10% so bring your team and save! (To take advantage of multi-attendee pricing, at least one of your attendees must be a WASBO member.)

Conference Registration Rates


    Early Bird
On or Before
April 30, 2020
Regular After
April 30, 2020

 
Full Conference Registration



  District Professional Member
$320 $335
  Service Affiliate Member
$320
$335
  Multi-Attendee Rate *
$280 $295
  Non-Member **
$460 $480
  Retired Member
$165 $180
  Retired Past Presidents
Complimentary
Complimentary
  Guest (For family joining you at meals)
$110
$110
   
Thursday Only Registration

   
  District Professional Member
$220
$230
  Service Affiliate Member
$220
$230
  Multi-Attendee Rate *
$205
$215
  Non-Member **
$355
$370
   
Friday Only Registration
   
  District Professional Member
$145
$155
  Service Affiliate Member
$145
$155
  Multi-Attendee Rate *
$140
$150
  Non-Member
$190
$200
       
  WASBO Foundation
Scholarship Fundraising Activities

   
  Scholarship Golf Outing (includes mulligan, string and putting contest activities previously purchased separately on-site)
$110
$110
  Scholarship Bike Outing
$45
$45

*At least one individual from your organization must be a WASBO member to take advantage of multi-attendee pricing. If the multi-attendee pricing option is selected erroneously (i.e. you are the only registrant from your organization), you agree to be billed for the difference in registration fees. Fees above are priced per person.
**Individuals registering at the Non-Member rate for the Full Conference or Thursday only receive a free trial membership through 6/30/2021 if they have not previously been a member.

Hotel Accommodations


Kalahari Convention Center
Special conference hotel rates have been negotiated with the Kalahari Convention Center for Tuesday through Saturday nights, 5/11/2020 through 5/16/2020.  You will be quoted a room rate of $112 for a single, doubles, triples or quads for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. For those that wish to stay Friday night, you will be quoted a rate of $119, and a rate of $139 has been negotiated for Saturday night.

To make your hotel reservations at these discounted rates, contact the Kalahari directly at 877.253.5466 or reserve your room online on or before April 11, 2020.  Be sure to ask for the WASBO 2020 Foundation Spring Conference & Exhibits room block. The deposit policy for hotel reservations is one night (plus tax) at the time reservations are made. Hotel cancellations made at least 72 hours prior to arrival receive a full refund less $25 processing fee.  Less than 72 hours prior to scheduled arrival forfeits the entire deposit. 

If you are sales tax exempt in Wisconsin, please be sure to bring BOTH your tax exempt form and a completed Wisconsin S211 and present them when checking in.  Unfortunately, Wisconsin state statute requires the Kalahari to collect sales tax for tax-exempt organizations from out of state.

Kalahari Hotel Check-In
In order to expedite your on site hotel check-in at the Kalahari:

  1. If you are sales tax exempt in Wisconsin, please be sure to bring BOTH your tax exempt form and a completed Wisconsin S211 and present them when checking in.
  2. Bring the credit card the room was charged to. If the card is not in your name, you should bring a "Letter of Authorization" form which was completed by the cardholder in your district.
  3. If you are using a purchase order, bring a copy of the purchase order

 

Additional Room Blocks

Holiday Inn Express
1033 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy S.
Baraboo, WI 539133
You will be quoted a room rate of $82. Please contact the hotel directly at 608.253.3000 and mention the WASBO block, or reserve your room online using the group code WAS on or before April 17, 2020.

Staybridge Suites
1345 Great Wolf Drive
Lake Delton, WI 53940
You will be quoted a room rate of $82. Please contact the hotel directly at 1.800.238.8000 and mention the WASBO block, or reserve your room online using the group code WAS on or before May 1, 2020.

Wingate
1030 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy S.
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
You will be quoted a rate of $79. Please contact the hotel directly at 608.253.3803, select option 7 and request the WASBO room block on or before April 25, 2020.

Cancellation Policy

With the exception of the Year of Success Program, full refund of fees will be made on Spring Conference attendee cancellations received IN WRITING on or prior to April 30, 2020. (Cancellations may be emailed to Tina Hafeman at tina.hafeman@wasbo.com.) For Spring Conference attendee cancellations received April 30-May 13, $80 per cancelled conference day will be retained to help cover food costs (e.g. $160 will be retained if cancelling a full conference registration; if cancelling Thursday only or Friday only, $80 will be retained). No refunds will be made for cancellations received on or after May 14 or for no shows at the conference. The Year of Success Program is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Full refund of fees will be made on WASBO Foundation Scholarship Golf and Bike Outing registrations for cancellations received IN WRITING on or prior to May 6, 2020. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after May 6; however, a letter indicating your registration has been converted to a tax-deductible donation can be provided on request.