2017 PAPGA Annual Meeting

The Nittany Lion Inn

June 21, 22, 23, 2017

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The Nittany Lion Inn

200 West Park Avenue, State College, PA 16803

Since 1931, The Nittany Lion Inn has been the premier hotel in State College, combining comfort and quality with Penn State tradition to create an unmatched experience. Their attention to detail, outstanding service, and stellar amenities has earned them the prestigious AAA Four Diamond rating.

Meeting Reservation Deadline – Monday, June 12, 2017

Overnight Rooming Information

Room at The Nittany Lion InnOvernight Room Rate $132 per night/standard room
(Deluxe rooms and suite rates are higher based on availability – contact hotel for rate)

Amenities include:

  • Keurig Coffeemaker
  • Flat-screen HDTV
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary Valet or Garage (with validated ticket – see front desk) Parking
  • Gift shop (Don’t forget to pick up some Penn State memorabilia!)
  • Fitness center with cardiovascular and strength conditioning equipment, including spa
  • Access to fitness facilities at The Penn Stater, including a lap pool

Rooming cut-off: June 2, 2017
Group Code: PAPF17A

Check-in: 4:00pm | Check-out 11:00am

814.865.8500 or 800.233.7505 | Group Code: PAPF17A

Online Reservations www.pennstatehotels.com

Sponsorship has its rewards!

Being a sponsor exemplifies the commitment your company has to our industry and shows meeting attendees and association members that you support the industry!

Sponsorship Levels

2 complimentary meeting registrations. Hotel accommodations for two nights (one room June 21 & 22). Exclusive opportunity to speak (5-10 minutes) during lunch – June 22nd. Recognition throughout meeting. Option to insert literature in meeting packet.

Diamond – $2,000
2 complimentary meeting registrations. Recognition throughout meeting. Option to insert one piece of literature in meeting packet. Option to provide a brief description (up to 150 words) of yourself and/or company to be shared during meeting.

Gold – $1,000
1 complimentary conference registration. Recognition throughout meeting. Option to insert one piece of literature in meeting packet.

Silver – $500
Recognition during meeting. Option to insert one piece of literature in meeting packet.

Patron – $250
Recognition throughout meeting. Option to display literature on registration table.

Golf Outing – Sponsorship Levels:

$500 – Recognition at Outing & Welcome Social/Dinner, 2 Complimentary Golfers

$250 – Recognition at Outing & Welcome Social/Dinner, 1 Complimentary Golfer

$100 – Recognition at Outing & Welcome Social/Dinner

Donate a Prize – Recognition at Outing & Welcome Social/Dinner

Schedule of Events

(tentative – subject to change)

Wednesday, June 21

Golf Outing – White Golf Course, State College, PA
Scheduled Tee Times (teams will be notified prior to outing)

Executive Committee/PA Foundation Board of Directors Meeting, Penn State Room

Registration Opens, Atrium

Welcome Social/Dinner, Lawn/Patio (Faculty Staff Club, if raining)

Thursday, June 22

Registration Opens, Atrium

Opening Session/President’s Welcome, Ballroom AB

AccuWeather Presentation
Jessica Weaver, AccuWeather

You’ve got Millennials All Wrong! How to Keep Them as Employees & Attract Them As Customers
Aubrey Bauman Kreider, AMERIgreen Energy

Lunch, Ballroom C

Committee Meetings – Open to all attendees – plan to attend the meeting of your choice Marketing
Governmental Affairs

Bus Departs for AccuWeather Global Headquarters Tour (meet in front of hotel)

AccuWeather Global Headquarters Tour

Bus Departs to Pegula Ice Arena (meet in front of hotel)

Reception, Pegula Ice Arena

Dinner, Pegula Ice Arena

Friday, June 23

Farewell Breakfast Buffett, Alumni Lounge

Annual Business/Board of Directors Meeting, Ballroom AB

White Course Information

White Course Information

1523 West College Avenue, State College, PA 16803
814.865.4653 (Proshop)

Proper Attire: We promote a quality golf experience for everyone: proper attire is required for use of the golf facilities, including the practice facility and the chipping and putting greens. Collared shirts are preferred, but nice T-shirts are accepted. Inappropriate attire includes cut-off jeans, bathing attire, tanks or halter tops, or mesh shirts. Slacks or mid-thigh length shorts are acceptable for men and women. The Penn State Golf Courses reserves the right to deny access to the facilities to anyone dressed inappropriately. Please note that the Penn State Golf Courses require the use of non-penetrating toed alternative spikes. The use of metal spikes is not permitted.

Pace of Play: It is our goal to have all guests complete their round in less than four hours and thirty minutes. Our course advisors are available to assist you in meeting this goal. Please respect the game and honor your fellow players by maintaining a proper pace of play.

Alcohol Policy: We now have an alcohol license with the state of Pennsylvania and so beer and wine can be purchased from our 19th hole concession or on course F&B Cart. Outside alcohol or personal coolers are NOT allowed on the Penn State Golf Courses Property.

Practice Facilities: With 36 mats to hit from, as well as grass, there is plenty of room to practice your swing or warm-up before your round. Take aim at the flags or Sonic golf targets. These targets are large metal targets which, when hit, create a loud noise… a sonic boom! Practice your short-game on one of our four practice greens.
Purchasing options: $8 – Large, $5 – Small