Loews Minneapolis

601 1st Ave. North, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Hotel Accommodations & Rates

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) has secured a special group rate of $225 per night (single/double double), plus applicable taxes, at the Loews Minneapolis.  Reservations must be made by Monday, June 24, 2019 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 Loews Minneapolis online or at 612.677.1100.  Be sure to identify yourself as a NACWA attendee. 

Please note that the Loews Minneapolis is sold out on July 17th.  The Minneapolis Marriott City Center, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Minneapolis, Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown and the Hampton Inn & Suites Minneapolis/Downtown are all within walking distance from the hotel.

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

Registration Closed

Registration Fees


Advance registrations must be received by Friday, June 28, 2019.  Advance registrants will receive confirmation via e-mail.  Registrations will be accepted after the deadline but attendees may not be listed in the Participant List.  If you have not received a confirmation within 5 business days after registering, please contact NACWA at registration@nacwa.org.

Full conference registration fee includes access to all activities Tuesday through Friday, including but not limited to: committee meetings; plenary 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 Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evening receptions.  There will also be morning and afternoon beverage service Tuesday afternoon through Friday afternoon.

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 June 28, 2019.  After June 28, 2019, a $300 cancellation fee will be applied if a cancellation request is submitted on or before Friday, July 12, 2019.  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 start of 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 or cocktail attire for the Awards Ceremony & Reception.

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 2019 Utility Leadership Conference and 49th Annual Meeting 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 escott@nacwa.org after the conference and we will make sure you have a letter certifying your attendance.

Ground Transportation

The Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) is approximately 10 miles from the Loews Minneapolis. The hotel does not offer a complimentary shuttle; however, there are several transportation alternatives:

Taxi Cab  
The estimate fare from MSP to the hotel is approximately $45.

An UberX from MSP to the hotel is an estimated $25.

A Lyft from MSP to the hotel is an estimated $20 - $25.

Super Shuttle
A one-way, shared ride from the airport to the hotel is an estimated $16. A one-way, non-stop ride is an estimated $50. To make your reservation ahead of time, please visit the Super Shuttle website or call 1-800.258.3826

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
Self-parking is available at $22 per day. Valet parking is also available at $45 per day with in and out privileges. Please note that in and out privileges aren't available for self-parking.  

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