Attendees

2020 Convention and Trade Show

Arlington, VA, March 1 - 5, 2020

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Full Convention Registration

Includes full access to educational program, trade show admission, networking beverage breaks and a convention totebag. Additional fees apply for special event tickets and optional pre- and post-convention workshops and field trips.

Stay at the Crystal Gateway Marriott to save $100!


  • Early Bird

    Available until December 31, 2019
  • PLA Member: $600
  • Next Generation Leader
    (PLA Member - Age 30 or Younger): $425
  • Government: $600
  • NonMember: $725
  • Regular

    Available January 1 - February 7, 2020
  • PLA Member: $650
  • Next Generation Leader
    (PLA Member Age 30 or Younger): $475
  • Government: $650
  • NonMember: $775
  • Late

    Available after February 7, 2020
  • PLA Member: $700
  • Next Generation Leader
    (PLA Member Age 30 or Younger): $525
  • Government: $700
  • NonMember: $825
  • Register Now!

Next Generation Leaders

The Public Lands Alliance is committed to helping our nonprofit members foster the development of their young nonprofit professionals through a reduced registration rate. This registration category is for professionals ages 30 years or younger from our member organizations. College or graduate studies students, ages 18-30 years old, in the public lands partnership field are also eligible for this registration category. Next Generation Leader registrants receive all the same benefits of an attendee registration at a discounted rate. This offer is not transferable.

Stay at the Crystal Gateway Marriott (or designated PLA Overflow Hotel) and Save $100*

Full Convention registrants who stay in our group room block at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel or a designated PLA overflow hotel for at least two nights during the convention and use their hotel confirmation number when registering for the convention will receive these additional benefits:

  • $100 discount on full convention registration fee 

  • Discounts on your Opening Reception and Closing Banquet Tickets

  • Complimentary guestroom Internet for Marriott Reward Members (sign up to become a member for free at check-in) - note, this may not apply at overflow hotel properties

*NOTE: Hotel confirmation number MUST be provided at time of online registration. No refunds will be granted for confirmation numbers provided at a later date.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Please be vigilant if approached by any company or service that implies or claims to be an official housing provider for the 2019 Public Lands Alliance Convention and Trade Show. The Public Lands Alliance is not working with any housing companies or travel agencies that may be aggressively pursuing you, or your company, to book your guest rooms through their company at supposedly significant discounts. Reservations made through these “pirate” agencies or companies will be at your own risk. If you are contacted by one of these pirate companies, please notify us immediately at tradeshow@publiclandsalliance.org.  

Daily Registration

Includes access to the educational program, trade show admission (Tuesday or Wednesday only), and networking beverage breaks for that day. Additional fees apply for special event tickets and optional pre- and post-convention workshops and field trips. Please note, the hotel discount does not apply to this category.

  • Early Bird

    Available until December 31, 2019
  • PLA Member: $250
  • Government: $250
  • NonMember: $315
  • Regular

    Available January 1 - February 7, 2020
  • PLA Member: $275
  • Government: $275
  • NonMember: $340
  • Late

    Available after February 7, 2020
  • PLA Member: $325
  • Government: $325
  • NonMember: $390
  • Register Now!

Companion Registration

Includes access to the morning general session each day, the trade show, networking beverage breaks and tickets to the opening reception and closing banquet. Please note, the hotel discount does not apply to this category.

  • Early Bird Rate

    Available until December 31, 2019
  • Companion of Attendee Registrant: $240
  • Regular

    Available January 1 - February 7, 2020
  • Companion of Attendee Registrant: $260
  • Late

    Available after February 7, 2020
  • Companion of Attendee Registrant: $280
  • Register Now!

Registration Payment and Cancellations 

All registrations should be submitted online and paid in full by:

  • Credit card at time of online registration
  • Check made payable to "Public Lands Alliance" and mailed to the address below within 10 business days of registering online

Public Lands Alliance - Convention Registration
2401 Blueridge Avenue, Suite 303  
Silver Spring, MD 20902

Note: Government agencies should classify Public Lands Alliance as a nonprofit organization when arranging payment through their agencies. 

Cancellations

All cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing by January 31, 2020. A refund of registration fees, minus a $100 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date (includes cancellations of unpaid attendees). No refunds will be granted for requests made after January 31, 2020. Submit all cancellation requests to Amy Matthews.

Refunds will not be given for no-shows. Substitutions are gladly accepted. The individual submitting the substitution request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution. Badge sharing, splitting, and reprints are strictly prohibited.

Confirmation

A confirmation notice from the Public Lands Alliance will be emailed to you immediately after your online registration is processed. If you do not received a confirmation within two hours after registering, please contact Amy Matthews.

Consent Clause

Registration and attendance at the 2020 Public Lands Alliance Convention and Trade Show constitutes an agreement by the registrant to use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant’s image or voice in photographs, videos and electronic reproductions of such events and activities by PLA.