Join us for the industry’s premier event!

The 2017 Outdoor Hospitality Conference & Expo (OHCE) in Raleigh, NC

Make plans now to join us at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC November 7-10. OHCE is your chance to join other industry experts and hundreds of fellow park owners and operators in sharing your experiences as well as gaining more expertise through numerous educational seminars, networking events and the Expo (Expo: November 8 & 9). Your participation helps to build a stronger industry and arvc community, and you’ll return to your campground with the ideas, insights and contacts to take your park to the next level.



  • Regular Registration (June 28 – Oct. 24):
    $565 Member | $860 Non-Member


Save when 2+ members from the same campground register with the multi-member discount! Multi-member registrations receive 10% off each attendee’s full registration rate. Plus, you can save even MORE with the Multi-Member Early Bird Rate until June 27th.

  • Multi-Member Early Bird Rate (by June 27)**:
    $395 per attending member
  • Multi-Member Regular Registration (June 28 – Oct. 24)*:
    $510 per attending member


Expo Only registration gives you admission into the Expo Hall for Wednesday AND Thursday. A welcome reception will be hosted Wednesday evening and a lunch will be served in the hall on Thursday.

  • Expo Registration:
    $50 Member | $60 Non-member


Online/Advance registration closes end of day Tuesday, October 24. Registrations beyond this date must be made onsite in Raleigh, NC at the following onsite registration rates.

  • Onsite Registration (after October 24)*:
    $665 Member | $995 Non-Member | $600 Multi-Member

*Early Bird and Regular registration Rates do not include the Leadership Workshop, Successful Park Operations Tours (SPOT) or the Foundation Walk for Disaster Relief.

**The multi-member discount rate reflects a discount of 10% and only applies when two or more attendees register for Full Registration rates at the same time, and from the same park. The multi-member rate does not apply toward the Leadership Workshop, Expo Only registration, Successful Park Operations Tours (SPOT) or the Foundation Walk.


The 2017 arvc OHCE offers valuable education content, vendor connections and networking opportunities that help RV parks and campgrounds as well as the industry grow and be successful. If you would like to attend OHCE, but don't have the financial means to do so, apply for the following scholarship: The ARVC Foundation awards the Outdoor Hospitality Conference & Expo scholarship to individuals who have never attended OHCE. Preference is given to arvc member parks and individuals must be enrolled in the Outdoor Hospitality Education Program (OHEP). Scholarship applications must be completed and submitted by June 1, 2017

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The ARVC Foundation is offering scholarships to Young Professionals (individuals 35 and younger) who work at arvc member campgrounds and RV parks. These scholarships are designed to help younger arvc members experience what OHCE is all about and to give them an opportunity to share their unique perspectives with other park professionals.

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To contribute a scholarship for a young professional, please contact Barb Youmans or Lisa Maurer at the ARVC Foundation at 303.681.0401.


All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing to arvc by September 24, 2017. A refund for the full conference fee, minus a $50 cancellation fee (per registrant) will be given for cancellations received by that date. No refunds will be granted for requests postmarked or received after September 24, 2017. A transfer of your full registration for the current conference is permitted by submitting a written request to by October 24, 2017. Only one transfer is permitted within the same park. The individual submitting the transfer request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution. Badge sharing, splitting and reprints are strictly prohibited.


All badges will be distributed onsite. You can pick up your badge and registration materials from the Hospitality Desk in the Mezzanine level of the Raleigh Convention Center (500 S. Salisbury St. Raleigh, NC 27601) beginning Monday, November 6 at 12:00 p.m.


Badges will be required for entrance into all educational seminars, food functions, social events and the Expo.

For more information contact Allison Wickham at (303) 681-0401, ext. 102 or

If you are planning on bringing children to OHCE 2017, please call the arvc office at 303-681-0401 for more information.