General Information

 

Venue Information:

Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay

Business is far from usual when you're at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Hotel. Beautifully situated on hundreds of acres on the Choptank River, this conference center and hotel provides a sensible, professional and cost-effective environment for the GTRA Council Meeting.

GTRA remains fully committed to federal ethical standards, and as a result maximize taxpayer dollars by creating meaningful learning and networking experiences for federal officials without excess. Further, as part of our venue selection process, we negotiate government rates that are in-line with GSA standards. These combine results in a highly valuable experience at an ethical rate.

 

Government GSA Approved Per-Diem Rates:

Lodging: $205
Meals/Beverages: $76.25

 

Hotel Reservations Are Made Through Your GTRA Registration!

Your hotel reservation is made for you when you register with GTRA! Our group has a discounted rate and reserved room blocks directly with the hotel. GTRA uses the arrival and departure information you entered during the registration process. Please email jadynt@gtra.org


Registration:

Early registration is now available at the rate of $399.


GTRA’s Commitment to Ethics Standards:

GTRA remains fully committed to federal ethical standards, and as a result maximize taxpayer dollars by creating meaningful learning and networking experiences for federal officials without excess. Further, as part of our venue selection process, we negotiate government rates that in-line with GSA standards. These combine result in a highly valuable experience at an ethical rate.


Event Attire:

Sunday evening is cocktail casual. Monday's networking collaboration dinner is a themed event, so check back soon for more information on this event's theme! All other functions are business casual.


Guest Passes:

A spouse is welcome to join you on Sunday and Monday evening functions. You may purchase a guest pass in the merchandise section of your registration. Children are welcome to stay with you at the hotel but please make other arrangements for them, as they are not allowed to attend any conference sessions, meals, or event functions.
*Business associates do not qualify for the guest pass and must pay the attendance pass (contact kellyy@gtra.org).


Early Arrival/Late Departure:

You are welcome to arrive early or extend your stay; however, extra night accommodations are subject to standard hotel rates and billed to you directly upon checkout.

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Cancellation Policy:

Must cancel 48-hours in advance. Any late cancellation or no-shows will be subjected to a penalty of 1 night’s room and tax posted.



At A Glance

Sunday, June 2, 2013

11:00 am - 1:00 pm: Registration & Arrival Luncheon

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Strategic Knowledge Exchange

2:05 pm - 5:15pm: Executive Sessions

5:15 pm - 6:15 pm: Networking Cocktail Reception

6:15 pm - 8:15 pm: GovTek Awards Gala : Dinner and Awards Ceremony

 

Monday, June 3, 2013

7:00 am - 7:30 am: Breakfast

7:30 am - 8:30 am: Opening Keynote Panel

8:35 am - 10:40 am: Roundtable Collaboration Meetings

11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Strategic Knowledge Exchange

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm: Luncheon Keynote Address

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm: Executive Sessions

2:20 pm - 4:15 pm: Roundtable Collaboration Meetings

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Keynote Panel Discussion

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm: Hawaiian Luau Themed Casino Night: Dinner, Cocktails & Entertainment

 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

8:00 am - 8:30 am: Breakfast

8:30 am - 9:30 am: Opening Keynote Panel

9:40 am – 11:50 am: Interactive Working Sessions

11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Executive Meetings

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Closing Keynote & Luncheon