IPPS SR ANNUAL MEETING, 2021 - MOBILE, AL
23 Oct 2021 - 27 Oct 2021
We're looking forward to being together again in Mobile!
At the time of publishing this brochure, the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel has limited the number of people at our meeting to 150. Thus, registration for this conference is full registrations only. If this number is increased later in the summer, IPPS-SR will notify members by email of available space. We encourage those who are committed to attending to register for the conference and make their hotel reservations as soon as possible.
Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel provides a setting that blends style, comfort and convenience in downtown Mobile, Alabama. Following an action-packed day of work or play, retire to elegant rooms and suites featuring unforgettable views and an array of amenities to help you achieve a successful stay. Kick back in luxury with pillowtop beds and sink into plush chairs as you connect to our complimentary Wi-Fi and watch a movie on a large flat-panel TV. When it's time to refuel, treat your taste buds to a mouthwatering meal at The Harbor Room. For a relaxing environment with signature cocktails, live music and outdoor seating, visit Fathoms Lounge.
Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel
64 S Water Street
Mobile, AL 36602
Deadline: September 29, 2021
Room Rate: $139 per night plus taxes
or call Toll Free 1-800-922-329 and ask for the International Plant Propagators room block.
UPDATED 12 August 2021
COVID-19 health and safety procedures
The International Plant Propagators’ Society Southern Region (IPPS SRNA) is dedicated to ensuring the safety of all exhibitors and attendees at the Annual Meeting which will take place October 23-27, 2021, at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel, Mobile, AL. We are very excited to gather in-person with our community and continue to provide a safe environment for green industry professionals to network, learn, and grow their businesses. The safety information outlined on the page will be updated regularly to reflect the current procedures implemented by state and national health authorities.
By participating in the IPPS Southern Region Annual Meeting in Mobile, AL you understand and voluntarily assume all risks related to potential exposure to COVID-19. You also agree to abide by the safety protocols outlined below, and any additional protocols that may be implemented by IPPS Southern Region, The State of Alabama, the City of Mobile and the host hotel and individual tour stops.
More details regarding the host hotel, Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel, Mobile, AL can be found here:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently recommends the following safety precautions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19:
All adults over the age of 16 are eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccination, and people 12 and older are approved to receive the Pfizer vaccine.
Personal protective equipment (PPE)
Masks are a critical step to help prevent people from getting and spreading COVID-19. A surgical mask worn over the nose and mouth may offer some protection to you as well as protecting those around you. The CDC currently recommends that you wear a mask and take everyday preventive actions in public settings and mass transportation, at events and gatherings, and anywhere you will be around other people. IPPS Southern Region will have masks available for those who need them.
The following modifications to the IPPS Southern Region Annual Meeting layout and procedures will be implemented to allow for social distancing during the show:
•Modified seating layout and capacity limits for seminar tracts
•Reconfigured layouts to reduce traffic in congregation points throughout the event space
COVID-19 testing and self-quarantine
You should watch out for symptoms of COVID-19, especially if you’ve been around someone who is sick. If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you should get tested and stay home and away from others. Do not attend any gatherings if you are feeling ill or have been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
Enhanced cleanliness procedures and disinfecting supplies
In addition to the enhanced sanitation procedures, IPPS Southern Region will provide sanitation equipment such as hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes throughout the show. All high-touch surfaces will be frequently sanitized, and all IPPS Southern Region exhibitors, staff, and attendees must wash their hands with soap and water on a regular basis.