Business Meetings

Held three times annually and open to all members, PAR Business Meetings present the opportunity for member committees and the board of directors to analyze and formulate policies on issues affecting the industry and the association.

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2022 Winter Business Meetings

Join us for the 2022 Winter Business Meetings on Jan. 31 - Feb. 2 at the Hilton Harrisburg. Please log in with your username and password to register for the 2022 Winter Business Meetings.

PAR will have some exciting changes with this year’s installation. Cocktails will be held at the Whitaker Center (attached to the Hilton) prior to the installation on Tuesday, Feb. 1. The installation ceremony will take place in the Sunoco Performance Theatre at the Whitaker Center. Following the installation ceremony, a celebration will be held in the Pennsylvania Ballroom at the Hilton Harrisburg. The ticketed event will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres stations and dancing. Business attire is appropriate, formal attire is optional.

RSVP for Individual Meetings

Committee meetings, district meetings and the board of directors meeting are open to active PAR members. Log into the PAR Meeting Center to RSVP for each in-person meeting you wish to attend. You will find all agendas, minutes and Issues Briefing Papers in the Meeting Center 10 days prior to the meetings.

The board of directors meeting will have a hybrid option. All PAR board members must log in and select in-person or virtual attendance for this meeting.

Business Meeting Schedule

  • Monday, Jan. 31 at noon

    Annual Local Association RPAC Awards Luncheon

    PA RPAC will be honoring our local associations for their 2021 fundraising efforts. Entrance is free to anyone who invested $99 or more in RPAC in 2021, but registration is required in order to reserve a seat. Contact Sherri Martin with questions.

  • Monday, Jan. 31 at 5:15 p.m.

    Happy Hour with PAR President Christopher Beadling

    Join PAR President Christopher Beadling and the leadership team for a networking opportunity.

  • Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m.

    Installation honoring PAR President Christopher Beadling and the 2022 leadership team

    This ticketed event will take place at the Sunoco Theatre at the Whitaker Center for Science and Arts (attached to the Hilton) and will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres stations and dancing. Business attire is appropriate, formal attire is optional.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 9:30 a.m.

    Board of Directors Meeting

    The board meeting will have a hybrid option. All PAR board members must log into the PAR Meeting Center and select in-person or virtual attendance for this meeting.

RPAC Sweepstakes

RPAC is hosting two sweepstakes during the PAR Winter Business Meetings. Members can invest in either sweepstakes or BOTH.

The sweepstakes will be open Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 2022.

Overnight Accommodations

Those attending the Business Meetings can make reservations at the Hilton Harrisburg, Crowne Plaza Harrisburg or Comfort Suites.

Group codes and information on how to book overnight accommodations are included in the registration confirmation email.

COVID-19 Compliance Information

As a reminder, by registering and attending the above-referenced PAR in-person event, I acknowledge and affirm that:

  • Attending an in-person event or meeting carries a certain degree of risk that may result in illness, disability or death from COVID-19.
  • Certain vulnerable individuals may have greater health risks associated with exposure to COVID-19, including individuals with underlying health conditions.
  • Federal, state and local governments have established various requirements, guidelines and/or recommendations designed to reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • PAR and/or the venue may establish various requirements, guidelines and/or recommendations designed to reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • I will comply with all COVID-19 rules that are provided in advance of the meeting and/or posted at the meeting, and will leave the meeting upon request if I do not follow those rules.
  • I will not attend the event if, at the time, I have an active COVID-19 infection, I have recently been exposed to a person who tested positive for COVID-19, or I am experiencing common symptoms of COVID-19 including but not limited to, a cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fever, chills or a new loss of taste or small. If any of these symptoms arise during the meeting, I will inform PAR and will immediately leave the meetings and/or take appropriate steps to self-quarantine.
  • I will self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and notify PAR if I experience symptoms and/or if I test positive for COVID-19 within 14 days of the end of the meeting.
  • PAR will provide the specific requirements, guidelines and/or recommendations that need to be followed prior to the event.
  • I hereby release and hold harmless PAR, its employees, officers, members and vendors from and against all claims of damages and liability resulting from exposures to COVID-19 that may have occurred in conjunction with this meeting.