Conventions/Conferences

CAPA 61st Annual Convention & Exhibition

October 27-29, 2017

The 61st Annual CAPA Convention and Exhibition offers timely topics that speak to your business, addressing issues that directly affect you and your employees. Make plans NOW to join us in San Diego!

Attendee? Download the attendee registration form .pdf

Vendor? Download the vendor information forms .pdf


Program of Events

Thursday, October 26

9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
Board of Directors Meeting

Friday, October 27

8:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
Pawn Tour
Spend the day with Sam Shocket and Pat Rogers touring and experiencing five different shops while picking the brains of two of CAPA’s Executive Board members. Round-trip bus transportation provided from the Paradise Point Resort and Spa. Coffee and lunch included. Space is limited so register early! Separate fee of $200 member/employee or $300 nonmember/ employee. All proceeds go to the CAPA Defense Fund.

8:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
Event to be announced

11:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.
CAPA Presents

2:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.
Attendee & Exhibitor Check-In / Information Desk

5:30p.m. – 7:30p.m.
Welcome Reception with Special Legislative Guests
Included in your registration. Guest tickets may be purchased for $75 each.

Saturday, October 28

7:30a.m. – 5:30p.m.
Registration Desk Open

7:45a.m. – 9:00a.m. 
Early Education Session #1

9:00a.m. – 10:30a.m. 
Breakfast and Keynote Speaker

10:30a.m. – 2:00p.m.
Dedicated Exhibit Time

12:30p.m. – 1:30p.m.
Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

2:15p.m. – 3:15p.m.
Session #2
Session #3

3:15p.m. – 3:30p.m.
Networking Break

3:30p.m. – 4:30p.m.
Session #4
Session #5

4:30p.m. – 6:00p.m.
Reception

7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.
Dinner and Dancing

Sunday, October 29

7:30a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Registration Desk

7:45a.m. – 9:00a.m. 
Early Education Session #6

9:00a.m. – 10:30a.m. 
Brunch Buffet and Annual Membership Meeting

10:30a.m. – 2:00p.m.
Dedicated Exhibit Time

12:30p.m. – 1:30p.m.
Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

2:15p.m. – 3:15p.m.
Session #7
Session #8

3:15p.m. – 3:30p.m.
Networking Break

3:30p.m. – 4:30p.m.
Closing General Session


HOTEL RESERVATIONS

The host hotel for convention attendees is the Paradise Point Resort and Spa.  Our special group rate is $195.00 plus 13% tax per night. To make your reservations, call 800-344-2626, and ask for the “CAPA” rate. The group rate expires at 5:00 p.m. on October 2nd but could sell out at any time so we encourage early reservations. Self-parking has been discounted to $15 per night.

PASSPORT TO PARADISE 

The daily Passport to Paradise fee has been waived and includes: High speed wireless and hard-wired Internet access in guest rooms, domestic phone calls in guest rooms, unlimited access to Fitness Center, Basketball, Tennis, Ping Pong, Croquet, Horseshoes, and Bocce Ball. 

PARADISE POINT RESORT AND SPA

Paradise Point, San Diego’s island resort, is a private 44-acre island tucked away on gentle Mission Bay, minutes from the heart of downtown San Diego and adjacent to the famous SeaWorld San Diego. This San Diego hotel located near SeaWorld features comfortable, California beach bungalow-style guest rooms amidst lush, tropical gardens and meandering lagoons. Perfect for families, weddings, groups and conferences, this Southern California resort features over 460 guestrooms, including everything from spacious suites to lanai patio and garden rooms. You’re sure to relax comfortably in our tranquil bayside bungalows, featuring breezy patios with striking views.

TRANSPORTATION DETAILS

We suggest flying in and out of the San Diego International Airport (SAN) which is approximately 7 miles from the hotel.