81st NRA Annual Convention

October 20-24, 2014 · The Ritz-Carlton · Rancho Mirage, California

In addition to its AAA Five Diamond rating and its Forbes Five Star rating, the Ritz-Carlton Naples beachfront hotel was named to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2011 “Gold List” and voted as one of the top 10 hotels in the U.S. by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine in August 2011. With three miles of immaculate beaches to explore, you’ll delight in combing the ocean side and gazing at the breathtaking sunsets. The hotel also features a luxurious world-class spa with more than 30 treatment rooms, two heated outdoor pools, and beach activities and water sports including parasailing, pedal boats and kayaks. Browse The Ritz-Carlton Naples website and find out why it’s one of our members’ favorite meeting sites.

The Ritz is located at 280 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples, Florida, 34108.


The Ritz-Carlton Naples is accessible from several area airports including the Southwest Florida International Airport – Fort Myers (RSW), Miami International Airport (MIA) and Ft. Lauderdale International Airport (FLL).

Once you’ve arrived, Naples Transportation & Tours (NT&T) is available for your transportation needs. NT&T’s professional transportation arrangements include baggage claim meet & greet services, professionally attired chauffeurs, complimentary bottled water, new or late model executive series Lincoln Town Cars and pre-payment of all charges. To contact NT&T and reserve your transportation, please visit their customized website. Discounted vehicle rates will apply to those who make their reservations a minimum of 72 hours prior to service.

Suggested Dining

The Ritz-Carlton Naples offers an array of culinary delights in both casual and fine dining options. For off-site dining, be sure to visit the concierge desk for the most up-to-date dining suggestions. You may also download The Ritz’s list of Suggested Naples Restaurants.

Reservation Deadline

All attendees must make their own hotel reservations by September 20, 2013. After this date, room rates and availability cannot be guaranteed. The negotiated special room rate for NRA is $299.00 per night.

You may reserve your room online through the Ritz’s website. Be sure to use Group Code UHDUHDA to receive NRA’s discounted room rate.

If you prefer to make your hotel reservation by phone, please call 888-856-4380. Be sure to tell them that you are with the National Renderers Association.

The Ritz-Carlton Rewards Program

The Ritz-Carlton now offers a rewards program for its frequent visitors. As a member, you can accrue either points or airline miles for stays at any of their participating locations worldwide, redeem points for extraordinary opportunities and offers, and enjoy award-winning service. Read this fact sheet to learn more.