Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in my registration fee? Your registration covers your attendance at all symposium events, meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and receptions (Sunday cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception. Monday cocktail social hour) from Valley Views on Sunday, August 1 through the ranch tour on the afternoon of Tuesday August 3.

How late can I register? We encourage you to register no later than July 1, if possible. But we will accept registrations up to two weeks prior to the event if there is space available.

What is the suggested attire? We suggest business casual attire, or whatever makes you most comfortable. Bring a jacket or sweater as evenings will be cool as well as the air-conditioned conference hall.

What types of COVID precautions are you taking? Your wellbeing is our greatest concern. We will follow the lead of The Steamboat Grand in observing all Routt County COVID requirements and protocols. We will also take the most current public health guidance into consideration to ensure a safe event for all attendees. Watch for updated information closer to the symposium and visit this page of The Grand's website for updates. As of June 1, 2021 masks are recommended, but not required, for guests.

Is there a fee to park at the Steamboat Grand? Self-parking is available in two different lots for guest. The lot across from the main entrance is $10 per night per vehicle Mid-April – November. The underground garage is $15 per vehicle per night Mid-April – November.An EV Charging Station is now available in The Steamboat Grand underground parking garage for electric vehicles. Contact the Grand Bell staff at 970-871-5588 for more information or assistance.

How far of a drive is it from...? Please visit the "getting there" tab of the website.

Can kids attend? If you have children 12-years-old or older who are interested in the agricultural conservation topics we will be discussing, they are welcome to join us! Please register them as you would other family members.

Can my family stay at The Grand while I attend the symposium? Absolutely. There is no difference in room rates if you family wishes to enjoy the hotel and surrounding area while you attend the symposium and related events. If your family member intends to participate in the symposium and related events, please register them as an attendee.

Is there childcare available? Here are some babysitting resources to consider for younger children: