2016 APGA Annual Conference

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Starts:  Jul 24, 2016 5:00 PM (ET)
Ends:  Jul 27, 2016 11:00 AM (ET)

Join the American Public Gas Association on July 24-26, 2016, in Newport, Rhode Island for the2016 APGA Annual Conference!

Over 300 people attended last year's 2015 Annual Conference. There are plenty of reasons why municipal natural gas professionals attend the APGA Annual Conference year after year. From the educational sessions with key industry figures generating new ideas to networking opportunities with hundreds of colleagues from across the nation, there are plenty of reasons for you to plan to attend the 2015 APGA Annual Conference.

Our registration information will come online in early spring 2016, and conference information is below.

Marriott Newport

25 America's Cup Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840 // Providence, R.I. is less than 30 miles from the Newport Marriott

Phone: Call (800) 228-9290 or (401) 849-1000 and reference “American Public Gas Association” 
Room Rate: $229 per night plus taxes
Website: Book your group rate for American Public Gas Association 2016 Annual Meeting
Wait list
The APGA hotel room block is full for most days of the APGA Conference. To be put on a waiting list at the Newport Marriott when a room becomes available, please email Sheila Deringis at sderingis@apga.org.

Alternate Hotel

We have been able to secure a block of rooms at The Hotel Viking, which is half a mile away from the Newport Marriott!  The dates of our contract run Sunday, July 24 through Wednesday, July 27 at a rate of $269 plus taxes and parking. This rate will expire on June 24, so it is recommended you secure your reservation as soon as possible.

The block is now ready for you to make reservations online or by calling (800) 556-7126.  For call-in reservations, please refer to “American Public Gas Association” to get the group rate.  For online reservations, use the link below:


If you secure a reservation at The Hotel Viking or another property and wish to have your name removed from the Marriott waiting list, please let Sheila Deringis (sderingis@apga.org) know. 

Attendee Registration

The attendee fee is $825 for members or $1,225 for non-members. You can register online here or download this PDF form to mail, fax, or email back to APGA.

Sessions with additional fees are the golf tournament for $65 per person, spouses' program for $30 per person, and additional guests for the Chairman's dinner at $100 per person. Children under 12 can received a child's plate at no cost.

Note: If you are planning on bringing a guest/spouse/child, please use the individual registration option. The group registration to register multiple employees will not show all the options available when registering guests.

Exhibitor Registration

Booth space is SOLD OUT! Please check back in August for 2017 APGA Annual Conference Exhibitor information.

Sponsor Registration

Your sponsorship will directly contribute to the success of the conference and help keep registration fees at reasonable rates for attendees.  As a sponsor, your company will be recognized in the Annual Conference program, the APGA newsletter and website, as well as throughout the conference via signage and announcements.   We are offering three options for sponsorship: OVERALL CONFERENCE SPONSOR, EVENT SPONSOR and ADVERTISER.   

Registration: You can register online here or download this PDF form to mail, fax, or email back to APGA to become an 2016 APGA Annual Conference sponsor!

Tour Opportunities

While in Newport, R.I., take advantage of these local tour opportunities to see all the Newport has to offer! 

Available tours (details here or below):

  • American Cup Sailing - $200 per person (Saturday July 23 or Sunday July 24) *Note: Registration opens May 1
  • Tour of Newport - $150 per person (Sunday July 24 or Monday July 25)
  • Newport Harbor Boar Tour & Lunch - $165 per person (Sunday July 24 or Monday July 25)
  • Experience Providence & Lunch - $130 per person (Tuesday July 26)

Tour Registration: You can register online or you can download this PDF form to mail, email, or fax back to APGA. *This form will only to sign you up for one of the four tours listed, not register for as an attendee for the 2016 APGA Annual Conference.


Newport Marriot
25 America's Cup Avenue
Newport, RI 02840


Sheila Deringis