2019 Annual Meeting

The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch | STI/SPFA Annual Meeting, July 20-23, 2019

The 2019 Annual Meeting is being held at the Ritz-Carlton, a luxury retreat tucked in the rolling hills of Avon, Colorado. The Ritz is approximately 135 miles from the Denver Airport and the trip up the mountain will take 2 - 2.5 hours.

Explore the spectacular Rocky Mountains and discover the abundance of natural beauty surrounding the Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch.  Blue Skies and cool evenings set the stage for festivities throughout the summer with family and friends.

Daily Guided Hike - Daily through the Summer Season, 7:30-9:00 am
Soak up the majestic views of Bachelor Gulch while learning fascinating facts about the plants and animals that thrive during Colorado's bountiful summer months.  Meet your guide at Mountainside Terrace. This tour is at no charge to STI/SPFA  hotel guests.

Early Bird Hike - Wake up with the birds and it the trail early to learn about Colorado's magnificent fauna and potentially spot some along the way. Sunday's through the summer season 7:30-9:00 am. Meeting your guide at Mountainside Terrace.  This tour is at no charge to STI/SPFA hotel guests.

Room Reservations

  • The room rate is $289.00 per day plus tax of 15.37%, the resort fee has been waived
  • For individual reservations, call 1-800-241-3333 and Reference STI/SPFA Annual Meeting or you can book on-line reservations by clicking this link:  Book your group rate for STI/SPFA 2019 Annual Meeting
    • At the time of booking, you will be asked to provide a credit card to hold your reservation. 
    • The room cut-off date is Wednesday, June 19.  At the "Cutoff Date" the hotel will review the reservation pickup for our Group, release the unreserved rooms for general resale, and determine whether it can accept reservations made after this date at STI/SPFA's Group room rate.  The decision will be, based on a space and rate available basis, after June 19, 2019.
    • All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card by the member registering
    • Please note:  Deposits for full room and tax will be taken on Tuesday, July 9, 2019
    • When checking in confirm your check-out date, an early departure fee of $289.00 may be applied if you check-out prior to your confirmed check-out date.
    • All guest rooms are non-smoking.
    • Check-in after 4:00 pm, check-out by 11:00 am
    • A mandatory porterage charge of $10.00 in and $10.00 out per person will be charged to your room. This charge is to transfer your bags from the lobby to your room and back to the lobby when you depart. The room attendant charge is $3.00 per room per day.  These charges are paid in their entirety to the employees providing the services.

Resort Fee is complimentary for STI/SPFA attendees and includes:

  • Unlimited internet access (wired and wireless in guest rooms and lobby areas)
  • Local and toll-free phone calls
  • $30.00 valet fee per day
  • In-room two bottles of water refreshed daily and hot beverage program: teas and coffee
  • Daily fitness classes
  • Use of the state-of-the art Fitness Center, swimming pool and whirlpools
  • Game room featuring coin-free arcade games, ping pong, Foosball, and more
  • Shuttle Transportation serviced to and from Beaver Creek Village   
  • Preferred tee times at Red Sky Ranch Golf Club
  • Evening marshmallow roasting at the Fire Pit