2015Winter Conference

Hotel & Registration Information (Charleston)

The Belmond Charleston Place: 843.722.4900

205 Meeting St., Charleston SC, 29401 external.link


Hotel Accommodations & Rates

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) has secured a special group rate of $190 per night (single/double), plus applicable taxes, at the Belmond Charleston Place.  Reservations must be made by Monday, January 12, 2015 to receive the special rate.  After this date, NACWA must release the unreserved rooms, and reservations will be accepted on a space available basis only with no guarantee that the conference rates will apply. 

To ensure a hotel room, contact the Belmond Charleston Place in Charleston, SC at 888.635.2350.  Be sure to identify yourself as a NACWA attendee.  You may also make your reservation by emailing Group Reservations at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Note: Check-in time is 4:00 pm; check-out time is 12:00 pm; baggage storage is available for your convenience.  Any requests for late check-out should be directed to the Hotel.  


Registration Fees & Information

You may register for the 2015 Winter Conference in three easy ways:

  • Online: complete the online registration (closed) to register at your convenience.
  • Mail: download and complete the registration form pdf button and send your registration with payment to NACWA.
  • Fax: download and complete the registration form pdf button and fax it to 888.267.9505. 

Advance registrations must be received by Monday, January 19, 2015.  Advance registrants will receive confirmation via e-mail.  Faxed and online registrations will be accepted after the deadline but attendees will not be listed in the Participant List.  If you have not received a confirmation within 10 business days after registering, please contact NACWA at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Full conference registration fee includes access to all activities Sunday through Wednesday, including but not limited to: committee meetings; general sessions; and, evening receptions including transportation (if not within walking distance of the meeting hotel).  Meals included are:  breakfasts during meetings on Monday and Tuesday; as well as light food and beverage at the Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evening receptions; and, morning and afternoon beverage service Monday through Wednesday morning.


Cancellation/Substitution Policy

All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing.  A full refund will be made if NACWA receives the cancellation by January 19, 2015.  Thereafter, a $300 cancellation fee will be applied.  Submit all requests via e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Substitution of registrations is permitted prior to the conference.  Only one substitution is permitted per original registrant. 



We want you to be comfortable so you can enjoy your experience! Therefore, business casual dress is strongly encouraged. We suggest bringing a light sweater or jacket with you during the day as meeting rooms are air conditioned.  We do request business attire on Tuesday evening.


General Waiver & Release

By registering for this National Association of Clean Water Agency (NACWA) sponsored meeting/conference, each registrant acknowledges and assumes all risks associated with participation in the meeting and any associated on and off-site events/activities/tours (collectively “associated events”). Each registrant agrees, on behalf of him/herself, heirs and assigns, to waive and release, NACWA, its employees, directors, officers, volunteers, agents, successors, licensees, assigns, vendors, and sponsors (collectively “NACWA”) from any and all claims, liabilities, or causes of action arising from participation in this meeting and any associated events whether or not such damage, injury or loss may occur on the premises of the meeting, at off-site venues, in participating hotels or on event ground transportation.


Consent to Use Image

Registrant grants full permission to NACWA to take any and all photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record (collectively “images”) of registrant in connection with this event and to copyright, use and publish the same in audio, photographic or video format for any lawful purpose. Registrant agrees that NACWA is not responsible for unauthorized use of the images. Registrant further acknowledges that he/she is not entitled to compensation and that the images may appear with or without the registrant’s name.


Social Media

The views and opinions expressed on NACWA’s social media sites and links to other Internet resources do not necessarily represent those of NACWA. NACWA cannot be held responsible for the accuracy or reliability of information posted by external parties. 


Continuing Education Credits

Attend NACWA’s 2015 Winter Conference and you can earn credits toward your certification or recertification.  Simply stop by the NACWA registration desk at the conference and leave your business card or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it after the conference and we will make sure you have a letter certifying your attendance.


Bringing a Family Member?

Do you have spouse, family member joining you in Charleston?  Be sure to register them so that they can join you at NACWA receptions and in the spouse lounge.  Please Note: Complimentary guest registration is intended solely for spouses/domestic partners or members of a registrant’s immediate family and cannot be used to register professional colleagues.


Ground Transportation

The Belmond  Charleston Place is approximately 11 miles from the Charleston International Airport (CHS) external.link.  The hotel does not offer a complimentary shuttle from the airport; however, there are several transportation alternatives:

Taxi Cab:
The fare from the CHS Airport to the hotel is approximately $40 and is 25 minutes away. 

Representatives of various shuttle services are available in person at the Charleston International Airport.  The fare from this airport to the Belmond Charleston Hotel is $13 each way per passenger.  Please note that the shuttle does make several stops, dropping off other passengers on the way.

Car Rental:
Avis Rent-A-Car external.link is NACWA’s official car rental company for this meeting. Discounts are available by calling Avis directly at 800.331.1600. Our Avis Worldwide Discount Number is T563400.

Hotel Parking:
The hotel offers valet parking that is available at $32/day with ‘in and out’ privileges; self-parking is $16/day.


For Additional Information

For information regarding program content or conference registration contact NACWA at 202.833.2672 or send an e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .