Monday, February 18, 2019

On Your Own | All Day:

Paoli Peaks Fun

Come early and play at the peaks! Paoli Peaks is only 15 minutes away from French Lick and offers several fun recreational activities including skiing, snowboarding and the widely popular tubing. There is something fun for the entire team or family!

To ski/tube/snowboard you must purchase tickets separately.

Pricing ranges from $25-$68 depending on tickets and equipment rentals.

Transportation will NOT be provided.

Afternoon Session | 3-5pm:

Wine Tasting

Enjoy a French Lick gem and network with colleagues. The French Lick Winery is one of the premiere wineries in southern Indiana.

Tastings from the winery and distillery are available for purchase starting at $7 (can be purchased onsite) and light appetizers will be provided.

Free shuttle service is provided from the hotel.

To learn more about the French Lick Winery, click here.

Late Night Session | 7-9pm

Go Karting

We are excited to fuel the conference with some good old fashioned competition. Join us for some sweet snacks, networking, and the chance to race your peers.

Racing start at $17 and can be purchased onsite at the facility.

Free shuttle service is provided from the hotel.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Morning Sessions | 8:30-4:30pm

Managing Natural Resources, Patoka Lake/CEU/Tour | 8:30-12:30pm

Participants will have the opportunity to hear from Patoka Lake Wildlife Manager, Brian Finch, as he discusses the value and benefits of prescribed fire. Prescribed fire provides many benefits in affecting invasive plants and impacting early succession areas. Prescribed fire planning and its affects on invasive species will also be discussed. As a part of this session, participants will learn the benefits and placements of pollinator projects in recreation settings. Finally, participants will learn lethal and nonlethal measures in managing nuisance geese and the rules and regulations pertaining to this migratory waterfowl.

To learn more about Patoka Lake, click here.

Afternoon Session | 1:15-3:15pm:

The History of West Baden and French Lick Hotels | 1:15-3:15pm

Join us for a walk through the history of the world renounced French Lick and West Baden hotels. On this tour you will see the full scope of what the hotels and towns have to offer. We will walk through both hotels and hear about their successes and failures and how they got to where they are today.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

80's Party | 8:30-11pm

Continue your conference experience into the evening and join us in Pluto's Alley for a 80's themed party where bowling and arcade games will glow under the black lights. We will also finally get an answer to the age old question - vendors or park professionals, who is the better bowler?! You won't want to miss the opportunity to take part in the epic vendor vs. park professional bowl off!

And most importantly, don't forget to wear your favorite 80's outfit!