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2016 RETA National Conference Registration
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10/4/2016 to 10/7/2016
When: October 4-7, 2016
Where: Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino
3700 W Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, Nevada  89103
United States
Contact: RETA Conference Department

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Topics and Hands-On - We are taking this to heart by offering attendees a truly robust program full of a variety of topics, including Technical Sessions in the areas of Compliance, Engineering, Manufacturing & Operations. Hands-On sessions will also be available, as well as Manufacturer Specific Sessions.


Sign-up sheets for limited seating events such as Hands-On Workshops and Manufactures Specific Sessions will be available each day during conference and tickets will be distributed daily.  Hot Point sessions and technical papers have unlimited class size.

Certification and Training - Attendance accrues RETA professional development hours (PDH) applicable to maintaining RETA certification. Earn up to 15 RETA PDH from the Conference program or up to 28 RETA PDH with a combination of the Refrigeration Review Course and Conference program. RETA PDH may be applied toward CIRO or CARO certification maintenance.

Exhibitors, Guest Programs and more - Besides educational tracks and the review and certification program, attendees will have an opportunity to discuss and exchange information, meet vendors in the field through the exhibition & Hot Point Tracks, and attend events like the RETA Business Lunch, Rumble, & Awards Banquet. 


Conference Website  

For full Conference Information including Exhibitor Details and Sponsorship Opportunities click here for our Conference website. 

Type of Registration   Dates   RETA & IIAR*
Member Price
  Nonmember Price

Full Conference Registration

Conference registration investment includes the opening day plus three full days of educational programs, most meals and all breaks, technical session papers, a bound copy of the Conference Program/Exhibition Guide, and a 2016 RETA Conference Bag. This year, our sponsors are generously supplying a variety of great give-aways that you will definitely want to take home. It’s a must have bag that all attendees look forward to every year.

  October 4-7    $750.00   $1,075.00

Single Day Registration 

This single day registration fee covers scheduled educational programs, meals and events for single day. We recommend this option for 1 day registrations only. If attending more that one day, please refer to your full conference registration option.

4, 5, 6 or 7
  $275.00   $385.00

Review Courses - RRC or CRES 

Registration for either course includes a two-day educational program, handouts/speaker materials and lunch each day. Limited to 30 people — non-refundable enrollment fee. Registrants may schedule to take the RETA CIRO or CARO or CRES certification exam during the Conference week; exams fees are not included and must be paid separately (Please log on to the RETA website at for certification exam information). This is a non-refundable package enrollment fee.

  October 3-4   $395.00   $605.00

Guest Package (Spouse or Family Member) 

Guest fee includes complimentary activities, receptions and meals. Registered attendees may make this a true family outing. Minors age 12 and under (when accompanied by an adult relative) need not register. Note: badges will not be issued to minor children; all registrations are subject to review; a guest package may not be used for exhibit booth personnel.

  October 4-7   $275.00   $275.00

End-User Manager's Special 

A special series of technical sessions for end-user managers is slated for Wednesday, October 5. To qualify for the manager’s rate, attendee must be a full-time end-user manager. Registration is subject to review; not valid for exhibit booth personnel; valid only for Wednesday, October 5, 2016.

  October 5   $225.00   $325.00


Exhibitors must enter their booth number on the registration form.

  October 4-7   $750.00   $750.00

$100 Scholarships Available for Operators, Technicians, End Users or Full-time Students

If you are an operator or technician or end user or full-time student, click here to receive your scholarship (quantity is limited).

Our 2016 sponsors have generously made a commitment again this year to continue the RETA Conference Scholarship Program. You don’t have to be a RETA member to take advantage of this opportunity. This program offers qualified technicians, operators, full-time students and end users the opportunity to apply for a $100 scholarship that reduces the four-day Conference registration investment from $750 to $650 (RETA member rate) and $1,075 to $975 (nonmember).


*IIAR Members

IIAR Members must contact RETA for an IIAR member discount code. Click here for the IIAR discount application form.  


Selecting "Bill Me" During Checkout

If you select the Bill Me option at checkout also enter a PO number. RETA will invoice your organization for Conference registration. Invoices not paid by August 28th are subject to cancellation.


On-Site Registration

On-Site registration will be available at the conference Starting 10/4/16 7:00 am-5:00 pm in The Rotunda at the Conference


Cancellation Policy

All cancellations are subject to a $150 processing fee. If you are unable to attend and wish a refund, written notification must be received by 8/23/16; no exceptions. Cancellations received after 8/23/16 forfeit all fees paid. (Refrigeration Review Course and CRES Review Course fees are non-refundable.) Any Questions, please contact RETA HQ at 541-497-2955 


Terms and Conditions

By registering for and participating in the 2016 National Conference of the Refrigerating Engineers and Technicians Association (RETA) you agree to uphold RETA’s Code of Conduct; abide by the rules of the event, including but not limited to, RETA’s 2016 Exhibitor Rules & Regulations; and grant RETA permission to use photographs (or videos) taken at this RETA event in any and all publications, marketing materials and on the website. Registrant waives any right to inspect or approve the aforementioned use of the image now or in the future. Registrant agrees to release and hold harmless RETA from and against any claims, damages or liability arising from or related to the use of the images, including but not limited to any distortion, blurring, alteration, optical illusion or use in composite form, either intentionally or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in production of the finished product. Registrant is 18 years of age and competent to contract in own name or that of minor child. Registration for this 2016 RETA event indicates the attendee/registrant has read this release before registering for this Conference and fully understands the contents, meaning and impact of this release. I understand that I am free to address any specific questions regarding this release by submitting those questions in writing prior to registering for the event, and I agree that my failure to do so will be interpreted as a free and knowledgeable acceptance of the terms of this release. RETA’s Code of Conduct and Exhibitor Rules & Regulations are available on RETA’s website at 





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