Topics:

Print Your Seminar Handouts
Dietary Restrictions
Hotel Reservations
Landscape Class
Daily Rates for Guests
First Time Attendees
Shuttle
Car Rental
Attire
Golf
Guest Lunch
Are You Under 40?
Horseshoes
Monday Night

 

 

Don't forget to download your handouts!


This year, the conference will be going "Paper Light."
Please download the speaker handouts to a mobile device prior to the conference,
or print and bring the handouts along.
View and download conference handouts.

 

 

 

Dietary Restrictions


If you have allergies or other dietary restrictions, please let us know so we can
make arrangements with the hotel staff.

 

 

Hotel Reservations


If you haven't made your reservation yet, call the Hyatt at 512-308-1234. Let them
know you are with ALA - if they have any rooms left in the ALA block, you'll get
the discounted rate.
Otherwise, you may call hotels near the Austin airport or hotels in Bastrop, Texas.

 

 

Landscape Class with CLC credit


Sunday, September 22
9am - 4pm


This seminar will include an in-class discussion of the basics of designing and
selling low voltage landscape lighting followed by an in-field, hands-on installation
of a low-voltage landscape lighting system. Dress comfortably.
You will learn:

  • How to install low-voltage landscape lighting systems.
  • How your showroom can become successful at selling landscape lighting.
  • Which physical requirements are involved in system installations.
  • Which challenges and opportunities this segment offers.

Sign Up Now! 

 

 

 

 

Daily Rates for guests or Colleagues


Did you bring a guest who only wants to attend the closing night banquet?
Do you have a colleague who can only attend a portion of the conference?
Do you have a Texas staff member who would benefit from a seminar?
Use our Daily / A la Carte rates to sign someone up for just a portion of the conference.

 

 

First Time Attendees


Sunday, September 22
Orientation - 5:30pm, Robertson Leftwich Room
Reception - 6:00pm, Pecan Court
New to the ALA Conference? Join us for a quick orientation and reception to help
you get the most out of your time.

 

 

Transportation Between the Airport & Hotel


Super Shuttle provides transportation to and from Hyatt Regency Lost Pines and the
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, 24-hours a day, every day.


At the airport, follow the signs from the baggage claim area to the Super Shuttle
ticket counter located near baggage carousel one. You can purchase your shuttle
ticket there. Advance reservations are also available.
Don't forget to schedule your return trip from the hotel back to the airport.


Cost (per person): $35 one-way (+applicable fuel surcharge). Cash or any major credit
card accepted.


Reservations: 1-800-BLUE VAN (258-3826) or make your reservations online 
24-hour advance notice is recommended for trips from the hotel to the airport.

 

 

Car Rental


ALA members can receive up to a 15 percent discount off daily and weekly rates at
the following companies. When making your reservations, use following codes and
telephone numbers:

Alamo
BY #529118
800-354-2322

Avis
AWD #B608500
800-331-1212

Budget
BCD# 2663400
800-527-0700

Hertz
CDP #089817
800-654-2200

National
Disc #5021601
800-CAR-RENT

 

 

Attire


Business casual is appropriate for all daytime events.
The Sunday night reception will be held outdoors, weather permitting.
The banquet on Tuesday night is evening or cocktail attire, with jackets for men.

 

 

Golf


Sunday , September 22


Club Rental:
Rental clubs may be reserved through the Wolfdancer Golf Club by calling 512-308-9653.
Special rate of $45 includes rental and pouch of six golf balls.


Time:
Sunday, September 22, 8am
Course opens at 7am


Format:
The ALA tournament will be played under a four-person scramble. Players can select
any ball regardless of position. A minimum of three drives per person must be taken.
Mulligans will be sold to benefit the ALA Education Foundation and your foursome.
Be sure to practice your skill shots because there will be prizes for men's and
ladies' longest drive and closest to the pin as well as the top foursome.


Foursomes:
Download the list of teams here.

(This list is subject to change.)


Sign up Now!

 

 

Guest Lunch


In this cooking demonstration, you will learn to prepare gnocchi, a deliciously
filling, small potato dumpling dish traditionally served like pasta. The focus of
this workshop is on perfecting the making of, rolling of the dough and cooking of
three types of gnocchi. Sauces will be prepared in advance of the class.
Space is very limited, but there are a few spots open.


For more information or to sign up, contact Elizabeth Ware at eware@americanlightingassoc.com
or 800-605-4448, ext. 221.


Free to registered guests only.

 

 

Young Executives


Monday, September 23, 5pm
Pecan Court


ALA members under 40 are invited to join this networking group of manufacturer,
manufacturers' representative and showroom professionals.
Note: The Hyatt will ask for id when you order alcohol if you appear to be under 35.

 

Horseshoes


Sunday, September 22, 10am - 3pm
$69


Stay the whole time to play in the tournament, or drop by for a few hours to play
and enjoy the "friendly" competition.
Lunch is included.


Sign Up Now!

 

 

Monday Night - Free Evening


Take advantage of the dining and entertainment options at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines
Resort and Spa during Monday's free evening or get a group together and hit the
"live music capital of the world."


Buses to downtown Austin will be available.

 

 

Still have questions? Call Elizabeth Ware at 800-605-4448, ext. 221.