2021 PATH Intl. Conference and Annual Meeting - October 14-16

After an interesting year of videos and conference webinar series, we are pleased to announce the 2021 PATH Intl. Conference and Annual Meeting. Targeted at the ever-growing group of professionals in equine-assisted services (EAS), the 2021 PATH Intl. Conference and Annual Meeting will feature an impressive array of educational sessions presented by industry experts. The keynote award luncheon has been a perennial highlight. This year will be a very special time for attendees to enjoy the opportunities to catch up with old friends at various discussion forums and social receptions and network while visiting our growing exhibit hall. 

You will want to visit this page often as we will update conference information as it becomes available. This includes online registration. Make sure your membership and contact information are up to date with the PATH Intl. office so you don’t miss important information and the opening of registration.

Registration Information

  • October 14-16, 2021
  • Preconference workshops and opening general session will be on October 14.
  • Education sessions will be on Saturday and Sunday, October 15-17.

2021 CONFERENCE LOCATION

Hotel
Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte-Concord Golf Resort & Spa
5400 John Q Hammons Drive NW 
Concord, NC  28027
704-455-8200 

Conference Rate
PATH Intl. has negotiated a discounted hotel rate of $164 plus 13% sales tax. The contracted rate is good until either the room block sells out or until Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Availability and rate cannot be guaranteed once the room block is sold out or after this date.

The hotel conference rate includes:

  • Complimentary cook to order breakfast for registered hotel guests.
  • Complimentary internet in guest rooms for registered hotel guests.
  • Complimentary Evening Social for registered hotel guests.

Reservation Method

Hotel reservations can be made online or by phone. 

  • Click here to make your reservations online.
  • You may call the hotel toll free at 704-455-8200.  

Please identify yourself as attending the 2021 PATH International Conference to secure the discounted hotel rate. 

Hotel Updates

Face Coverings

In accordance with CDC guidelines, we require face coverings in all indoor public areas of our hotel for guests and Team Members. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to serving you.

Amenities & Services Availability
Some hotel services may not be available or may be limited during your visit. At present these are the current updates. Please check the hotel website for up to the date information.

  • The following services and amenities are available, but with reduced service: Complimentary Evening Social, Breakfast, On-site Restaurant(s).
  • The following services and amenities are currently not available: Airport Shuttle, Fitness Center, Room Service, Spa. 

Check-in/Check-out
Check-in is 4:00pm and Check-out is 11:00am. Early check-in and late check-out requests will be based on hotel availability.
Note: Due to additional cleaning policies these requests may not be available based on occupancy rates prior and post the PATH Intl. Conference.   

Parking
Self-park is $8.00 a day.

Pet Policy
Pets up to 75 pounds are allowed with a $75 non-refundable fee.

Travel
There are two airport options.   

Concord

The Concord-Padgett Regional Airport (JQF) is located 3.5 miles from the Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte-Concord. Transfer time will be approximately 10 minutes depending on the time of day.  Transfers options from the airport to the hotel are: 

  • Taxi approximately $20 one way
  • Uber/Lyft – approximately $12 one way

Charlotte   

The Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is located 19 miles from the Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte-Concord. Transfer time will be approximately 25 minutes depending on the time of day.  Transfers options from the airport to the hotel are: 

  • Taxi approximately $45 one way
  • Uber/Lyft – approximately $30 one way

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