The event will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel near Sn Jose, CA Airport. Here is what to expect when you arrive.


Our program will officially begin with lunch on Friday, March 1, 2013, and conclude with the Closing Session by noon on Sunday, March 3, 2013.

1. If you arrive by car, leave your luggage in your car. However, you will need to be able to easily access business attire to have your picture taken for your District Directory.

2. Check-in at the Far West PETS Registration Desk; (open Friday, March 1 beginning at 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.). You will be given your name badge and holder, meal tickets, printed program, a camera card for your Presidential photo, and instructional materials.

3. Have your photograph taken in the designated area. (Dress: Business Attire). Also take time to visit the vendors and Project Expo.

4. Enjoy the pre-ticketed buffet located near the vendors area. We will start serving the sandwich buffet at 11:30 a.m. and the Opening Session kicks-off the weekend at 1:00 p.m. Please be in your seat by 12:45 p.m.

5. Since hotel rooms are not available until mid-afternoon, we have arranged to have your room key distributed to you during the District Governors-Elect session around 5:30 p.m. DO NOT check-in with the hotel front desk.

6. If you have any registration difficulties, please check with the Adjustments Staff at the Far West PETS Registration Desk.

7. If you are arriving by plane at the San Jose airport, the hotel will provide a courtesy shuttle. The shuttle phone is located in the baggage claim area. Once you have called for the hotel shuttle service, proceed to the shuttle pick-up area outside of baggage claim. We will arrange for your luggage to be stored near the registration area. If you are driving and need directions, there is a map with information about the San Jose DoubleTree on the Far West PETS website:

8. The dress throughout the days is business casual, while the evening sessions will be business evening attire.

9. In case of a family or business emergency, we have arranged for a phone message service to be available at the DoubleTree (408) 437-2139 .

10. If you have any other questions, do not hesitate to contact us through our registrar.