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2018 Palm Springs Winter Warm-Up Presented by United Airlines


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The 2018 Palm Springs Winter Warm-Up Presented by United Airlines is our flagship West Coast event, and will be held from February 8-11, 2018 at the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel. Check back soon for information about the event, including our keynote speaker, Queen and Princess of the Fleet Contest, and our exclusive NGPA Formal Dinner Banquet.

Registration, Admission, and Fine Print

Registration for the 2018 Palm Springs Winter Warm-Up Presented by United Airlines has  SOLD OUT.  Please click below to send an email for the standby list.  

Click here to email and get placed on the standby list 

Please note: Admission to the NGPA Industry Expo Presented by United Airlines, including lunch, is complimentary for Winter Warm-Up attendees who register in advance. On-site registration is complimentary for Winter Warm-Up attendees but does not include lunch.

Detailed information, including the schedule of events and keynote speakers, is available on the free NGPA app detailed below.

Mobile App & Detailed Weekend Information

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The 2018 Palm Springs Winter Warm-Up Presented by United Airlines mobile app replaces printed registration materials and provide users with a wealth of real-time resources and up-to-date information including:

-Schedules and detailed event information
-Registration and hotel information
-Exclusive hotel and United Airlines travel discounts
-Detailed information for those piloting aircraft into PSP (see the "Information for Pilots" section of the FAQs)
-Weekend food and beverage information including detailed menus

-Live chat and messaging
-Easy networking with other attendees
-Direct social media access and interaction
-NGPA Industry Expo vendor information and vendor-specific details
-Queen of the Fleet contest balloting
-Photo albums
-Upcoming events

The app is completely free, easy to use, and works on both iOS, Google/android, and Blackberry platforms. Windows phone users may link to a special mobile app website to enjoy the features as well. To get started, simply search for “NGPA” on the App Store or Google Play, or download now.

Lodging Arrangements and Travel Discounts

Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel - PLEASE CALL FOR AVAILABILITY
The host hotel for the 2018 Palm Springs Winter Warm-Up Presented by United Airlines is the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, the only full-service Marriott in the majestic oasis of Palm Springs, Calif.
Nestled at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains where the day's bright sunshine and night's twinkling stars will enamor and amaze, the Renaissance Palm Springs is near the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and is the perfect destination for leisure and business. Enjoy easy access to museums, art galleries, and activities in and around downtown. The chic restaurant, Date, provides an upscale dining experience in a casual setting. Spacious guest rooms offer plush bedding, marble bathrooms and modern technologies for a comfortable night's slumber.
After an action-packed day, enjoy a late-night swim in the heated outdoor pool, one of the desert's largest, or visit the state-of-the-art fitness center. Get cozy in a private cabana and relax under swaying palm trees. And don't forget to treat yourself to a massage or other pampering treatment at Spa Del Sol. The Renaissance Palm Springs offers a desert resort atmosphere with a cosmopolitan flair.
A special NGPA rate of $178/night is available throughout the weekend. Booking is available via the hotel sales office at 760.322.6000 or by clicking the link below.

Book your NGPA group rate here >

Courtyard Palm Springs

Courtyard by Marriott
Located just down the street from the Renaissance Palm Springs and two miles from Palm Springs International Airport, the Courtyard by Marriott is offering a special NGPA rate of $190/night beginning Tuesday, Feb. 6 through Sunday, Feb. 11. Booking is available via the hotel sales office at 760.322.6100 or by clicking the link below.

Book your NGPA group rate here >

United Airlines
As presenting sponsor, United is pleased to offer special travel discounts between 2-10% for travel to the 2018 Winter Warm-Up Presented by United Airlines. Eligible airports include PSP, LAX, SNA, ONT, BUR, and eligible travel dates are 2/2/2018-2/17/2018. Book online at and enter offer code ZE8X944140 in the offer code box when searching for your flights. If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings (800.426.1122), please present the following information:

Agreement Code: 944140
Z Code: ZE8X

Outside of the United States, please call your local United Airlines Reservation Office. Additional restrictions may apply.

Presenting & Corporate Sponsors

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United Airlines is proud to be the exclusive presenting sponsor of the 2018 Palm Springs Winter Warm-Up and a NGPA Diamond Elite-level sponsor.

At United, diversity is defined as the range of differences that make individuals unique, including ability, age, ethnicity, gender identification, race, sexual orientation and veteran's status. Inclusion is how United leverages these differences to form a genuine community and expand business opportunities.

United's approach is treating diversity and inclusion like a core leadership competency, taking diversity well beyond compliance. The goal is for leaders to create a culture where acceptance and appreciation of everyone is the norm and each employee is comfortable bringing their full selves to work. The mission is to create an inclusive work environment, characterized by dignity and respect, that empowers every employee to serve the global marketplace and contribute to United's success. Learn more at

Contact Information


Chairman, National Events Planning Committee
Registration Manager

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