NIA’s 61st Annual Convention

NIA’s 61st Annual Convention and WIACO
April 20-23, 2016
Boca Raton Resort and Club
Boca Raton, Florida

Hotel Amenities & Reservations

NIA's discounted room block at the Boca Raton Resort and Club offers Convention attendees the opportunity to select from 3 unique room types:

Luxury Cloister Estate

NIA's Discounted Rate: $279 per night (A savings of around $375/night)

Inspired by the resort's heritage, the Estate collection at the Cloister Inn offers modern luxury with elegant contemporary décor and expansive bathrooms. Views from the room are of the tropical courtyards and gardens.

Yacht Club Waterway View

NIA's Discounted Rate: $299 per night (A savings of around $500/night)

Oversized guest rooms feature a separate sitting parlor and sofa bed, perfect for families. Balconies are attached to each room and offer lovely views of Lake Boca Raton and the marina.

Boca Beach Club, Ocean Vista Room

NIA's Discounted Rate: $319 per night (A savings of around $175/night)
Guest rooms offer floor-to-ceiling windows with beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean. Newly redesigned, the contemporary water-inspired décor, rainfall shower, and separate soaking tub offer the perfect retreat.

All room types have limited quantities. Rates include the resort fee (a savings of $27 per night), and are based on single or double occupancy, plus state and local taxes. NIA's discounted hotel rates are available before and after Convention from April 15–25, 2016 based on availability. You must be a registered NIA Convention attendee to qualify for this discount.

Reservations: 1-888-557-6375—mention you are with the National Insulation Association or book online by clicking here.

Reservation Deadline: March 23, 2016

Third and fourth occupants of guest rooms are $30.00 for each additional person; children under age 18 stay free in room with parents.

One night's deposit and tax is required to hold your reservation. Cancellations made 3 days prior to your arrival will receive a full refund of the deposit. Cancellations requested within 3 days of arrival will be charged 1 night's room and tax.

The complimentary resort fee includes: bellman gratuities for arrival and departure; water taxi to the beach; resort shuttle; free local and U.S. long distance telephone calls; in-room high speed internet; newspaper (Monday–Saturday); chairs and umbrellas on the beach; driving-range use; access to the resort's fitness centers; and golf bag storage.

Boca Raton Resort and Club

The Boca Raton Resort and Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, is situated on 356 acres in Boca Raton, Florida. This stunning and historic property is located just steps away from the south Florida coastline and the Atlantic Ocean, and has been an icon of elegance for more than 80 years, complete with today's modern comforts and indulgences.

Hotel Amenities

Convention attendees and their families will find a variety of fun activities suitable for all ages and interests. Following is a sampling of what is available on the hotel property.

  • Family Fun & Kids Programs
    Relax at any of the 4 pools on property or indulge in a private cabana rental at the Boca Beach Club. Cabanas overlook the pool and Atlantic Ocean, and offer 2 padded chaise lounge chairs, dining seating for 4, a flat panel TV, and private bathroom and shower. This luxurious retreat from the sun also includes your own personal cabana butler!

    The resort's Family Fun staff plans over 150 activities per month, including Quest Club, the daily kid's camp; Mizner's quest, a resort wide scavenger hunt, or Quest Rooftop, featuring an open-sports court.

  • Water Activities
    Explore the resort's half-mile private beach access, featuring a variety of water-sport activities for guests, including: paddle boarding, snorkeling, boating, skim boarding, jet-skiing, parasailing, fishing, and scuba diving. Interested in surfing? Flow House Boca offers private surf lessons, or you can check out the all-new FlowRider®, a dual-sided wave simulator.
  • Wellness and Relaxation
    The resort features the Spa Palazzo, a Waldorf Astoria Spa, which was named the number 1 Spa in the World by Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards in 2014.The 50,000 square foot oasis was designed to resemble the Alhambra Palace in Spain, and offers over 44 treatment rooms. Indulge with the spa's signature Ritual Bath, or enjoy access to the spa's private lounge and pool area. Guests also have access to 3 modern fitness centers at the resort, including: Cloister Fitness Center, Country Club Fitness Center, and Boca Beach Club Fitness Center.
  • Golf and Tennis Enthusiasts
    Enjoy fantastic facilities while at the resort! Offering some of the best coaching and facilities for players of all types and abilities, the resort's Tennis Center was rated #5 of "The Top 50 Greatest Tennis Resorts in the United States" by Tennis Magazine. Golfers have access to 2 championship golf courses on the hotel property—Country Club Course or Resort Course—or stop by the Kellie Stenzel Golf Academy for a daily clinic or private lesson.
  • Dining
    The resort offers 12 dining venues, from elegant to casual dining, to suit every mood. Experience cuisine from the Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto at Morimoto Sushi Bar, or take in the incredible views of Boca from The Blue, located on the 27th floor of the Tower. SeaGrille features the freshest seafood dishes and fantastic views of the Atlantic Ocean. For the best authentic Italian cuisine in South Florida, book a table at Lucca. Looking for a nightcap? Enjoy cocktails at any of the resort's many bars—Bar Luna, Palm Court, or Mizner's Monkey Bar.
  • Shopping & Art
    The resort boasts a fine collection of shops and boutiques, which offer an array of fashion items from stylish resort wear, golf and tennis apparel, to jewelry and spa products. If you appreciate fine art, the resort partners with Baker Sponder Gallery to offer museum quality sculptures on property by renowned artists. Enjoy a self-guided tour of this impressive collection or join a guided tour.

Transportation & Parking

The resort is located within driving distance from 3 major airports.

  • Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)
    Located 29 miles (approximately 35 minutes) from the hotel.
    Estimated taxi cost: $80.00 one way
  • Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
    Located 24 miles (approximately 45 minutes) from the hotel.
    Estimated taxi cost: $65.00 one way
  • Miami International Airport (MIA)
    Located 45 miles (approximately 1 hour 15 minutes) from the hotel.
    Estimated taxi cost: $180.00 one way

The hotel does not offer airport shuttle service. NIA attendees receive a special 20% discount on valet parking rates at the Boca Raton Resort and Club. Valet parking is available at a discounted rate of $28 per day; self-parking is not available on property. Additionally, Hertz has a car rental office on the hotel property.