PTNPA Convention 2018
January 12 to 15
InterContinental Miami

Convention Details

The PTNPA Annual Convention is a huge opportunity to meet with industry colleagues and learn the latest trends, news, and insights for our industry. The Annual PTNPA Convention includes networking events, educational and informational presenters and workshops, popular key note speakers, and an exhibit hall filled with industry solutions providers. The Convention is attended by a wide range of Member Companies and represents all facets of our membership.

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Hotel Details

Convention 2018 will be held at the InterContinental Miami, which sits on the shores of Biscayne Bay as an icon of the Downtown Miami skyline. The 34‐story hotel features newly renovated luxury guest rooms, with contemporary chic designs incorporating modern amenities. Onsite restaurants include the dining destination Toro Toro, and the private Chef's Table, Table 40. The hotel's rooftop pool presents an enticing view of the surrounding Biscayne Bay and is adjacent to the luxurious spa and fitness club.

PTNPA has reserved rooms at a discounted rate for PTNPA members attending Convention 2018. Book now to guarantee availability and to benefit from the group rate. The hotel is located at 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131 and can be reach at (305) 577-1000.

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Registration Details & Pricing

  • PTNPA Individual Member: $1,350
  • PTNPA Member Guest/Spouse: $550 (spouse/guest does NOT include a colleague or other company representative)
  • PTNPA Registration after January 5th is $1,750/person, with no discounts available.

Discounts: The rates above will be reduced by $100 for early registrations made by November 3rd. In addition, another $100 discount may be applied if multiple representatives from the same company are attending.


Cancellation Note: Convention registration cancellations made on or before November 30th are refundable up to 50% with written notice to the PTNPA. Cancellations made on or after December 1st will receive no refund.

Event Insurance: New this year, PTNPA Members have the option of purchasing Event Insurance through a 3rd party when registering to attend Convention 2018. Similar to Travel Insurance, Event Insurance can reimburse registration fees and other costs if attendees are unable to attend the event for one of the 24 covered reasons, like a covered medical emergency. VIEW DETAILS HERE. Please CLICK HERE to view a list of covered reasons included in the Event Ticket Protection cancellation coverage. NOTE: These reasons are mandated by the Allianz Event Ticket Protection product. PTNPA does not have the ability to add/remove any of the covered reasons and is not in any way affiliated with Allianz Global Assistance.

Travel Information

  • Miami International Airport (MIA)
    Estimated time by taxi : 15 minutes

  • Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL)
    Estimated time by taxi : 35 minutes

  • Limited parking opportunities available. Please note, given the close proximity of the hotel to restaurants and other area attractions, car rental is not necessary or recommended.

  • South Beach, Coconut Grove, and the Miami Design District: 10 minutes from Hotel





Activities & Outings

Please join other PTNPA members in exploring some of the fun that Miami has to offer! Activities & Outings are scheduled throughout the Convention. Please see each description for specific dates. To register for any of these activities, please add the selection to your cart when registering for Convention 2018.


Dine Around at American Social
Friday at 7:30pm
$135/ea, includes cocktail reception, dinner & transportation, limited to 36 attendees

Enjoy dinner on Friday, January 13, from 7:30-9:30 pm, in an intimate setting at the beautiful water front restaurant, American Social, with fellow PTNPA Members.


"Mystery Basket" Cooking Challenge
Saturday at 12pm
$130/ea, includes transportation, limited to 50 attendees

Miami Culinary Institute is proud to offer “Mystery Basket” a Team Building Cooking Challenge. Guests are divided into teams with their own state-of-the-art cooking lab. Each team will receive a “Mystery Basket” and create an entrée using ingredients from the basket. Chefs and students from Miami Culinary Institute and fine dining restaurant, TUYO, provide guidance in helping create each team’s dishes. Once the teams have completed their entrées, they each have an opportunity to show off their dishes to the assisting chefs, who ultimately select a winner.


Bayside Blaster Boat Ride
Sunday at 1pm
$130/ea, includes transportation

Don't miss the coolest boat ride in South Florida aboard the Bayside Blaster. Enjoy an unforgettable narrated cruise along scenic Biscayne Bay. See Miami's spectacular coastal sites including the beautiful downtown Miami skyline, the Port of Miami, Fisher Island, Miami Beach and Millionaire's Row" - homes of the rich and famous.


Annual Golf Tournament
Saturday at 6:30am
$225/ea, includes breakfast, transportation, & refreshments during the Awards Ceremony

Join the fun during a Convention favorite! Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne is a championship 18-hole golf course located on the island paradise of Key Biscayne, just 10 minutes from downtown Miami. The course provides breathtaking views of the barrier island enveloped by the tropics. Surrounded by water, mangrove forests and lush tropical foliage, Crandon Golf is an explosion of color and light.



Annual Tennis Tournament
Saturday at 9am
$100/ea, includes transportation and sponsor supplied goodies!

Play where the pros play! Crandon Park Tennis Center is home of the Sony Open, with a total of 26 courts, including 2 grass, 2 red clay, 4 green clay, and 18 hard courts! 11 hard courts and 2 clay courts have lights. Racquet rentals and tennis balls available in the pro shop.



Annual Charity Nut Run
Saturday at 8am
$75/ea, includes t-shirt, refreshments and support of a generous contribution to a non-profit organization

Enjoy the fun and camaraderie of a 5K fun Run/Walk! Incorporating the Green Riverway surrounding Intercontinental Miami. The event includes an energizing and informative warm-up that will have everyone ready for the big event. As the participants get ready, the sound of the starting gun will signal the beginning of the 5K fun Run/Walk! As the runners/walkers cross the finish line, their time will be recorded and all of the results will be noted.

Area Information

Conveniently located between the Brickell Financial District and the Port of Miami, it is also steps away from the bustling Bayside Marketplace, American Airlines Arena, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, and the Miami Art Museum and Miami Science Museum. The InterContinental Miami captures the pulse of the new Miami – an evolving global Arts, Culture, Culinary and Entertainment destination.