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Convention

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Join us July 31 - August 2 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza for OPGA's 68th Annual Summer Convention. The OPGA Convention will provide you with valuable propane-focused education and resources, as well as opportunities to network with industry colleagues. Bring your family and enjoy the many activities and the convention and Cincinnati have to offer.

Convention Schedule

2016 OPGA Convention BrochureR Web Page 1Complete information about the convention, including the schedule, can be found in the convention brochure.  If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the OPGA office at 844-454-5338.

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Convention Highlights

GABP1WebDinner at Great American Ball Park (Sunday, July 31)
Located on the winding banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, Great American Ball Park serves as the home of the Cincinnati Reds. The evenings events -  including dinner, the OPGA PAC Reverse Raffle, a tour of the stadium and a visit from Big Red - will be hosted in the Machine Room on the Suite Level at the end of the third-base line. (A game will not be held during the OPGA event at teh stadium.)

Education (Monday, August 1)
Join us as we learn from experts about those topics that are most important to the propane industry. A complete line-up will be announced soon.

Bob Moll Memorial Golf Outing (Monday, August 1)
The annual Bob Moll Memorial Golf Outing will be held immedately following the education sessions on Monday, August 1. The outing will begin with a shotgun start and registration includes golf with shared cart, lunch and beverages. Winners will be announced with prizes during breakfast on Tuesday, August 2.

President's Reception & Dinner (Monday, August 1)
The Silent Auction Winners will be announced at the Presient's Reception. A dinner and program will follow. We will honor outgoing and install new officers and board members, present special awards and scholarships.

Weidie webNPGA Update (Tuesday, August 2)
NPGA Chairman Stuart Weidie will provide an update on propane issues. Stuart serves as President and CEO of The Blossman Companies, a retail LPG marketer located in the southeastern and mid-Atlantic States. He is also CEO of Alliance AutoGas, a nationwide network of companies providing LPG vehicle equipment, conversions and propane AutoGas for government and private fleets.


Silent Auction
Bids for the Silent Auction will be accepted on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Monday from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The winners will be posted during the President's Reception on Monday evening. All proceeds will benefit the OPGA Scholarship Program.

Reverse Raffle
Only 60 raffle tickets will be sold. Tickets are $100 each for a chance to win $1,000. Several other prizes will be awarded. To purchase tickets, contact the OPGA office or request them when registering for the convention.  All proceeds will benefit the OPGA PAC. The raffle will be held during the dinner at the ball park on Sunday evening.

Registration

All registration fees include all programs and planned meal functions except the golf outing.

Member - $210*
Non-Member - $285*
Spouse or Guest of Member/Non-Member - $165*
OPGA Past President (Retired) - No Charge until July 15 ($165 after July 15)
Child (13 and over) - $165*
Child (4-12) - $90*
Child (3 and under) - No Charge

*An additional fee of $75 will be added after July 15.   **An additional fee of $40 will be added after July 15.

Register online

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ExteriorwebHotel Accommodations

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
35 W. Fifth Street | CinCinnati OH
513-421-9100

The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza is offering a special rate of $135 for the OPGA Convention. To make reservations, call 800-HILTONS or click here to make your reservation online. Be sure to mention that you are with OPGA when making your reservation by phone. This special rate expires July 8.

Sponsorship

The OPGA provides many opportunities to promote and share your products and services at the Summer Convention. Click here to view the sponsorship information for this year's event.

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