WEFMAX in Niagara Falls, ON Canada
Hilton Hotel and Suite Niagara Falls
6361 Fallsview Boulevard, Niagara Falls, ON Canada
May 15 - 17, 2013
(Hosted by the Water Environment Association of Ontario)
WEFMAX is unlike any other meeting providing the members of the House of Delegates, MA Leaders, and WEF Staff an opportunity to meet, discuss challenges, and share successes.
Meet WEF President Cordell Samuels, WEF Vice President Ed McCormick, WEF House of Delegates Speaker Jenny Hartfelder, WEF Executive Director Jeff Eger, WEF Senior Director Pam Henry, WEA of Ontario (WEAO) Board Members: President Gary Burrows, Vice President Christine Hill, Secretary/Treasurer R Larry Madden, Executive Administrator, Julie Vincent, WEF Delegates Rosanna Dilabio and Vanessa Chau at this meeting. Please take a moment to get to know your WEF Leadership and the WEA of Ontario Leadership prior to attending.
Registration is complimentary for all attendees. The meeting schedule and information on hotel accommodations, airport transfers and points of interest are provided below.
MEETING REGISTRATION OPTION:
Print Form & Fax/Email registration to WEF
Should you have questions or comments, please contact:
Dianne Crilley | firstname.lastname@example.org | 703.684.2445
WEA of Ontario Host Coordinator:
Julie Vincent | Julie.Vincent@weao.org | 416.410.6933 Ext 1
WEFMAX MEETING SCHEDULE:
||Wednesday, May 15, 2013
|3:00 - 5:00 pm
|6:00 - 8:00 pm
||WEFMAX Host Social Event - Myst Lounge, Hilton 33rd Floor
||Thursday, May 16, 2013
|7:30 - 8:00 am
|8:00 - 10:00 am
||Welcome / WEF Business Updates / HOD Update
|10:00 - 10:15 am
|10:15 - 12:00 pm
||WEF / MA Dialog Session I
|12:00 - 1:00 pm
|1:00 - 2:45 pm
||WEF / MA Dialog Session II
|2:45 - 3:00 pm
|3:00 - 4:45 pm
||WEF / MA Dialog Session III
|4:45 - 5:00 pm
|6:00 - 9:30 pm
||WEF Social event - Konzelmann Estate Winery
||Friday, May 17, 2013
|7:30 - 8:00 am
|8:00 - 9:45 am
||WEF / MA Dialog Session IV
|9:45 - 10:00 am
|10:00 - 11:30 am
||WEF / MA Dialog Session V
|11:30 - 11:45 am
||Call to Action
|11:45 - 12:00 pm
||WEFMAX closing comments / adjourn
2013 CANADIAN YOUNG PROFESSIONALS SUMMIT
Held in conjunction with WEFMAX, the summit offers New Professionals an opportunity to meet and share experiences, discuss their perspective on the challenges and benefits of incorporating sustainable features on wastewater projects and much more. New Professionals and seasoned professionals are welcomed to attend the Summit and to stay on for the WEFMAX meeting following the Summit. Welcome Message | Registration Form | Sponsor Form | Program
HOTEL RESERVATIONS: Two options...
Call the Group Reservations at: 1.866.873.9829 OR reserve through Online reservations.
*** When making a reservation, please advise you are attending under Group Code 'WEA'.
WEAO has blocked a limited number of hotel rooms at the Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls/Fallsview. Two Queen Beds, City View at a special rate per night of $119.00 or a 2 bedroom deluxe suite, City View at a special rate of $129.00 plus city, state, and hotel tax currently at 16%. These rates are only available until 5:00 pm local time on Sunday, April, 15, 2013. Additionally, there will be a $2 fee per person, per day for triple or quad accomodation. The hotel has offered a limited number of pre and post room rates with City view as shown below. Confirm your rates when reserving your extended stay.
|Pre/Post Room Options
||2 Bedroom Suite
|Sun, May 12
||5 rooms @ $119
||5 rooms @ $129
|Mon, May 13
||5 rooms @ $119
||5 rooms @ $129
|Sat, May 18
||5 rooms @ $239
||5 rooms @ $279
|Sun, May 19
||5 rooms @ $159
||5 rooms @ $229
HOTEL CONTACT INFORMATION:
Hilton Hotel and Suites, Niagara Falls/Fallsview
6361 Fallsview Boulevard
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3V9 Canada
All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. In order to avoid a cancellation fee of 1 night room and tax for an individual reservation, the hotel must receive notification of cancellation no later than 5 pm, two days before arrival date (48 hours in advance) of the reservation. Credit identification will be required from each individual at check-in, in order that these charges may be billed to the individual's account. Based on availability, the special room rate will be offered to those staying 2 days prior to and 2 days after the meeting. Check-in time is 4:00 pm | Check-out is 11:00 am.
- Shuttle Service available to Falls and Casino (charge may apply)
- Wi-Fi available (complimentary in lobby, in-room charges apply)
- Limited smoking rooms are available in the South Tower only
- This is a pet free property
WEDNESDAY HOST SOCIAL: To be held on Wednesday, May 15. Join us in the Myst Lounge, overlooking the Falls on the 33rd Floor of the Hilton Fallsview, commencing at 6:30 pm.
THURSDAY WEFMAX SOCIAL: To be held on Thursday, May 16. Join us for an exciting Winery Tour & Wine Tasting followed by a relaxed dinner at the Konzelmann Estate Winery. Bus will depart hotel at 6:00 pm and return at 9:30 pm.
PASSPORT / US VISITORS INFORMATION:
- Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF)
30 minutes to hotel
- John C Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM)
58 minutes to hotel
- Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ)
1 hour 34 minutes to hotel
- Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
1 hour 27 minutes to hotel
The Niagara Air Bus offers transportation to the Hilton aproximately per person for $50 one way | $77 round trip. Reservations need to be made 24 hours in advance. There is a 30% discount by making your reservation online - Please use promo code 072. For more information call Ph: 905.374.8111
Overnight Valet parking is $25 per car per day; and self-parking is offered at $20 per day with unlimited in and out privileges.
LOCAL ATTRACTIONS: http://www.niagarafallshilton.com/attractions/index.php
- Maid of the Mist Boat Tours
- Skylon Towers
- Horseshoe Falls
- Clifton Hill
- Niagara Helicopters
- Niagara Fallsview Casino
Temperatures can range from a high of 70 degrees to a nightly low of 48 degrees with an average of 0.00 inches of rain for the month of May. It is advised to bring a range of clothing, including t-shirts, sweaters, light pants, heavy slacks. Dressing in layers is a good idea. Daytimes can be warm, but evenings can still be chilly.
Visit the WEA of Ontario's Website: http://www.weao.org