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Thank you to those who attended the 2017 WRPA Conference this May.
If you missed us this year, stay tuned for more information about next year's event. 

2017 Annual Conference Accommodations 

Where To Stay

Join us for our Annual Conference & Trade Show, a three-day regional conference that will be the most intensive and comprehensive training event offered in the Pacific Northwest specifically for recreation & park professionals. Whether you’re new to the industry or an experienced coordinator, board member or director – you will grow your recreation acumen during three invigorating days of active learning, deep discussions and inspired networking.

The 2017 WRPA Annual Conference & Trade Show May 2 – 5 will be at The Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane and will be a special year as WRPA celebrates 70 years as an association!





 Where to Stay

Conference Hotel: The Davenport Grand Hotel
333 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201
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Room Rates:
$129++ (single or double)
$144 ++ (triple)
$159++ (quad)

Book your reservation today by calling 1-800-228-9290 or 509-458-3330 and mention that you are with the WRPA Annual Conference. The cut-off date for making a room reservation at the discounted rate is Wednesday, April 10, 2017. Please note that reservations will be taken on a space-available basis at the prevailing hotel rates until the cut-off date. After that date, it is at the Hotel's discretion whether to accept additional reservations at the group rate.

All guest rooms are configured with the ultimate in comfort with a King bed or King/King beds — versus the industry standard double/double or queen/queen set-up. Each room and suite are non-smoking and range in size from 452 sq.ft. to 3,000 sq.ft.

Room Amenities

  • The famed "Davenport Bed" with custom-made down pillow top mattress wrapped in fine Frette Italian linens
  • Large marble walk-in showers
  • 55-inch 4K LED High Definition televisions with in-room Quadriga entertainment
  • Luxurious bath and personal care products from L'Occitane of France
  • In-room safe, iron and ironing board, makeup mirror, and hair dryer
  • Individual temperature control
  • Daylight and privacy curtains 
  • Custom made furniture
  • Two-sided work desk with direct illumination

Complimentary Services

  • Wireless high-speed Internet service (WiFi) in-room and throughout public areas
  • Transportation service within a 2-mile radius of the hotel (by reservation)
  • 24-hour business center with photocopiers, faxes, printers and desktop computers
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Access to Indoor pool and Jacuzzi at The Historic Davenport Hotel and The Davenport Tower
  • Concierge service
  • Local telephone calls
  • Daily national and local newspapers
  • Bell service includes: luggage assistance and shoeshine

Parking at the Davenport
Self-Parking Rates:

$5/hour for 1-4 hours, $1 each additional hour
$12 overnight self parking (reduced from $17)

Valet Rates:
$17 event valet
$22 overnight valet

Getting There

Airport: Spokane International Airport
Travel Distance: Approx. 8 miles (15 minutes)

Options for getting to the hotel from the airport include:

Shuttle Services
Hotel Shuttle Service: Prior to your arrival at the Spokane International Airport, prearrange shuttle service to The Davenport Grand Hotel by calling 509.455.8888.
Fare: Approx. $25/each way

Alternative Shuttle Service: Gold Line Shuttle

Departure location: Concourse C
Travel Time: approx. 25 minutes
Fare: Approx $20-25 
Drop off location: Plaza Zone 5 (8 min walk from the hotel)

Diving Directions
From Spokane International Airport

  • Head south on W Airport Dr
  • Merge onto US-2 E
  • Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Interstate 90 E/Spokane/U.S. 2 and merge onto I-90 E/US-2 E
  • Take exit 281 toward US-2 E/US-395 N/Newport/Colville
  • Merge onto US-2 E/US-395 N/S Division St
  • Turn left onto W Spokane Falls Blvd
  • Destination will be on the left

Online directions can be found here.

Estimated Fare: $XX, plus tip
Travel Time: 15-20 minutes
Public Bus Transportation

There are 2 bus stops noted on this ground airport transportation map. Visit the Spokane Transit website for more details.
STA Bus: 
#60, runs every 4 minutes
Base Fare: 
Travel Time: 
approx. 30 minutes