2014 Annual Conference

Wednesday, November 19Friday, November 21
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis


Member – Full Conference (includes all meals, breaks, and pre-conference workshop) $325 (After Oct. 24–$400)
Non-Member – Full Conference (includes all meals, breaks, pre-conference workshop) $400 (After Oct. 24–$475)
Thursday only (includes breakfast, lunch, breaks; does not include banquet)  Non-member price $200 $150 (After Oct. 24–$250)
Banquet only – Guests or partial conference participants $60
Pre-conference only (Wednesday) $50

*Rates change after October 24; deadline to register is October 30.

**Registration is now closed.**


Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall

The Hyatt Regency Minneapolis is located on Nicollet Mall in the heart of the downtown Minneapolis business district and provides great views of the city skyline, skyway connections, and convenient access to the light rail system.

  • Room rate: $109/night for single or double beds (rates valid Tuesday-Saturday night)
  • Parking: $17/day
  • Internet: Free!
  • Stay the weekend! Rates are valid Tuesday-Saturday nights. Check out the Minneapolis Events Calendar to see what’s going on around town.

You may book reservations directly online at  https://resweb.passkey.com/go/UMACRAO. Or, you may call them directly at 888-421-1442 and ask for the UMACRAO block of rooms. The hotel reservation deadline is October 30. For more information on the hotel, please visit the hotel website.  There are directions and specific parking instructions for attendees, including an alternate parking location.

If you are a vendor please use this form to register:  Vendor Registration


The program is tentatively set and you can find information here: UMACRAO Schedule 2014. We will once again be using Guidebook during the conference, and will no longer be printing the program ahead of time. Make sure you download the Guidebook app to your phone or tablet!