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62nd American Hop Convention & Hop Research Council Winter Meeting

“Game of Cones”

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

74-855 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260


Registration and Sponsorship Information

We look forward to meeting in Palm Desert, CA during January 23-26 for the 2018 American Hop Convention and Hop Research Council Winter Meeting.  The convention theme, “Game of Cones,” should provide an interesting program!  More details will be provided in the near future as speakers are confirmed. 


Please note that tickets for meals and events will only be available through pre-registration this year.  However, on-site registration will be available to register for meetings and speaker sessions.  Be sure to pre-register by January 15 to secure tickets for all events. 


 SPONSOR & PROGRAM BOOK   Registration Form   Schedule


Hotel Information

The JW Marriott hotel room block was released in April of 2017 and is officially booked. However, we have a waitlist with instructions below for booking.  We saw a 20% cancellation rate in 2016 with everyone on the waitlist getting their requested room.  You can book outside the room block, join the waiting list, and cancel your original room should be cleared on the waiting list.  We have also included the new Palm Desert Fairfield Inn in which we have an overflow room block. We will be running shuttles every half hour during Convention between the Fairfield and the JW.  


JW Marriott Room Block


Fairfield Inn Room Block



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