Hotel & Registration Information

Boston Marriott Copley Place

110 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

Hotel Accommodations & Rates

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) has secured a special group rate of $279 per night (single/double), plus applicable taxes, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. Reservations must be made by Monday, July 2, 2018 to receive the special rate, based on availability.  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 Boston Marriott Copley Place online or at 617.236.5800.  Be sure to identify yourself as a NACWA attendee.  Note: Check-in time is 4:00 pm; check-out time is 11:00 am; baggage storage is available for your convenience.  Any requests for late check-out should be directed to the Hotel. 

Registration Fees & Information

Registration is now closed.

Conference Fees:

Public Agency

Corporate or Legal

EPA/State Representative









Special ULC registration ($650) available for utilities servicing populations under 75,000. Please contact Tina Kenia for more information.

Advance registrations must be received by Friday, July 6, 2018.  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 5 business days after registering, please contact NACWA.

Full conference registration fee includes access to all activities Monday through Thursday, including but not limited to: committee meetings; general sessions; and, evening social events including transportation (if not within walking distance of the meeting hotel).  Meals included are:  light food and beverage at the Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evening receptions.  There will also be beverage service Monday afternoon through Thursday 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 July 6, 2018. After July 6, 2018, a $300 cancellation fee will be applied if a cancellation request has been submitted on or before Friday, July 20, 2018.  There on after, registration is considered final, and no refund will be available. Submit all requests via e-mail to registration@nacwa.org.

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 the evenings of the receptions.

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 2018 Utility Leadership 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 Tina Kenia after the conference and we will make sure you have a letter certifying your attendance.

Bringing a Family Member?

Do you have a spouse or family member joining you in Boston?  Be sure to register them so they can join you at the NACWA receptions and in the spouse and guest 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 Boston Marriott Copley Place is approximately 9 miles from the Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and is approximately 58 miles from the T.F. Green Aiport (PVD).  The hotel does not offer a complimentary shuttle from the airport; however, there are several transportation alternatives:


Taxi Cab
A taxi ride is approximately $40.00, each way.

Go Boston
Call 617.969.9999 or click here to make a reservation.  For a one way trip on their shared van         

Prices start at $14.

A Lyft from the airport to the hotel is approximately $23.

An UberX from the airport to the hotel is approximately $20-25.


Taxi Cab
A taxi ride from the airport to the hotel is approximately $220

Go Boston
Call 617.969.9999 or click here to make a reservation.  For a one way trip on their private van         

Prices start at $170.

A Lyft from the airport to the hotel is approximately $77.

An UberX from the hotel to PVD is approximately $106-142. Please note that you can only take an Uber to the airport. Customer pick-ups from PVD are no longer permitted.”

Car Rental
Avis Rent-A-Car 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
Offsite parking is available for $40/day. The hotel offers valet parking for $60/day with in and out privileges.

Preferred Airline

Delta Airlines
We have teamed up with Delta Airlines to help our attendees encounter great discounts. Book your flight online and use our Meeting Code NMRQB. You may also make flight reservations via phone by calling Delta Meeting Reservations at 800.328.1111, Monday-Friday 7:00 am – 7:00 pm CT. Please be sure to mention our Meeting Code.

For Additional Information

For information regarding program content or conference registration contact NACWA at 202.833.2672 or send an e-mail to Tina S. Kenia