Lodging and Meals


We are delighted to be returning to the wonderful Holiday Inn Stevens Point – Convention Center, 1001 Amber Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54482.

For those wishing to stay in the attached hotel you must book by April 10th to get the WPA conference rate. Book your room at http://bit.ly/2020WPA_hotelroom, or call (715) 344-0200 and use Group Code “WIP”. Book by phone if you’re staying more than one night. Your rate may be different for additional night(s).

The hotel has a pool, whirlpool, and indoor waterslide. The waterslide is only available when a lifeguard is on duty, Friday 5:00 – 10:00 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM. The lifeguard schedule is subject to change. NOTE: You must be a registered guest at the hotel to use the pool area.

Hotel check-in is 3:00 PM; check-out is 12:00 noon. We have organized the conference schedule to allow time to check out during Saturday’s lunch break.


WPA will provide light snacks on Friday afternoon in the Resource Fair, and cake at the Welcome Reception. Dinner is not provided. Saturday morning WPA will provide a light continental breakfast buffet. Complimentary food is first come first served.

For lunch Saturday there is an optional pre-order/pre-paid buffet for $10/person. Deli-style buffet will include: soup; sliced turkey and ham; egg salad; bread, fixings and condiments; coleslaw, potato salad, chips; coffee, tea, and lemonade. Lunch buffet must be ordered and paid with your conference registration; it will not be available for on-site purchase.

The convention center has an attached restaurant, Amber Grill (ambergrillrestaurant.com), open 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM. Room service is available, and hotel rooms have refrigerators, coffee makers, and microwaves. There are many restaurants in the area. Note: Carry-in food is not allowed in the convention center.

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