2020 CAR-SGC Conference - Save The Date!
Come early, stay late! Spend a few days before or after the Conference visiting Delaware's beautiful ocean beaches, shopping tax-free for holiday gifts at the Tanger Outlets near Lewes and Rehoboth, visiting the new Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek in Southern Delaware or Winterthur in Northern Delaware. You might even be tempted to climb on board historical planes during "Open Cockpit Day" on Saturday, October 17, at the Air Mobility Command Museum at Dover Air Force Base.
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Our Host Hotel
Dover Downs Hotel and Casino is a Twin Rivers Property in Dover, Delaware, featuring live table games, slots, entertainment, spa, indoor swimming pool, on-site dining options and a race track complex. If pampering yourself sounds like a good option, check out the Dover Downs Spa online - and be sure to make an appointment in advance of your stay.
Your Conference Committee has reserved a block of fifty rooms at Dover Downs for 2020 CAR-SGC Conference attendees at the rate of $129 per night (single or double), $159 (triple) or $189 (quad) plus a $10 resort fee and 8% state tax. Parking is FREE and Valet Service is available. Total for a single/double room is expected to be under $150, including tax, resort fee, and parking.
Directions to the Hotel: Travel Guide for Conference Attendees
Hotel Reservations -
Please make your hotel reservations early by calling (800) 711-5882 and using Code GCAR20. Please make note of the Confirmation Code you will receive at the conclusion of your call.
Note: Check-in time is 5:00 p.m. on Sunday or 4:00 p.m. on Monday. Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.
Conference Registration -
Conference Registration for Garden Club members will begin in May 2020. First time Conference Attendees are encouraged to register for the full conference. You won't want to miss any of the wonderful Programs that we have scheduled or the NGC Flower Show that will run concurrently with the conference - not to mention the opportunity to meet many other people who share your interests.
Sponsor Agreement -
We appreciation your support and participation! Sponsors and patrons for this Conference will be featured in the Program Booklet, signage and online. Submit your sponsor agreement sooner rather than later because promotional space in the Program Booklet is limited. NEW THIS YEAR: Your local garden club or district is encouraged to sponsor an information page in the Program for greater visibility than a traditional promotion.
Vendor Agreement -
Download a registration form for the Vendor Marketplace. Set-up will be Monday morning, October 19, and the Vendor Marketplace will be open to the public as well as Conference attendees from 12-6 p.m. on Monday. Tuesday hours will be 9-12 a.m. and 2-5 p.m. (subject to change as the Conference schedule is tweaked).
Coming Soon -
The Tentative Flower Show Schedule is expected to be posted on or about March 1, 2020
Tentative Conference Schedule will be posted as soon as it is approved, hopefully by March 1, 2020
Registration Form will be posted on or about May 1, 2020.
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