Sep 16, 2021

The 2021 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is Three Months Away!

By Claire Kelley - USEA Staff

The 2021 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention is three months away, and this year USEA members will reunite in Area X! Every USEA member is invited to celebrate the 2021 competition season in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Dec. 9-12. The week will be packed with educational seminars, committee meetings, open forums, and the annual awards. Start planning your trip to Albuquerque!

The 2021 Convention will take place at The Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel in the heart of downtown. The Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel is located just off 4th Street SW off Interstate 25, only a short 12-minute drive from Albuquerque International Sunport Airport.

As the largest city in New Mexico, Albuquerque is packed with activities, cultural attractions, and distinctive sightseeing opportunities. Referred to as the hot air ballooning capital of the world, Albuquerque offers hot air balloon flights year-round. While in town, eventers can also visit the historic Route 66 that runs through the heart of the city and leads travelers through some of the city’s most beloved neighborhoods, eclectic shops, and unique restaurants.

Albuquerque is 5,000 above sea level and the average temperature is sunny, low humidity, and warm with an average low of 48 degrees! Albuquerque was listed on the top 10 most affordable vacation destination and the best small city to visit. Albuquerque is also recognized as one of the greenest and most open space cities in the country.

For travel tips, visit the FAQ page.

Please stay tuned to the USEA website for more details on the Convention schedule and registration for the 2021 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention.

Click here for the Convention homepage.

Questions or suggestions about Convention? Contact Jennifer Hardwick by email at [email protected].

About the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention

The USEA Annual Meeting & Convention takes place each December and brings together a large group of dedicated USEA members and supporters to discuss, learn, and enjoy being surrounded by other eventing enthusiasts. The USEA organizes multiple seminars in addition to committee meetings, open forums, and tons of fun! The 2021 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is taking place at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico, December 9-12, 2021. Click here to learn more about the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention.

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