Conference Special Events

We'll have a variety of exciting special events including -

 


RETA Roost - After-hours Lounge

Nightly
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The RETA Roost is a sponsored after-hours lounge just for RETA folk. Located in the Regency Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, it provides folks with an alternative gathering place here tokens (available for purchase 6/$20) may be exchanged for beer on tap, bottled water, soda or glasses of wine. No cover charge; free Karaoke on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

RETA Rumble

Wednesday, September 30
7:15 am - 9:00 am

Come have breakfast with Jack, Harry, Russ and Gene and have fun while you learn. Listen closely, you never know what questions will pop out of our Emcee’s mouth; what answers will be given; or what outstanding prize(s) you may win. Seating is limited and tickets are available on a first-reserved; first-served basis. Be sure to select this session during registration if you plan on attending.


Awards Banquet

Thursday, October 1
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the RETA family as we honor those who have helped keep the Association strong with their contributions of time, energy and knowledge.  Seating is limited and tickets are available on a first-reserved; first-served basis. Be sure to select this session during registration if you plan on attending.


Casino Party

Thursday, October 1
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

You don’t have to attend the banquet to join in RETA’s traditional casino party (held in the Polaris atop the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee). Come and try your luck; or stop by the Roost and sing along with the
Karaoke.
 


Gold Rush Drawing

Friday, October 2
6:30 pm

Take home the gold! The RETA National Conference presents a golden opportunity for education. For every educational session you attend you will receive a Gold Rush drawing ticket to compete and return to enter to win. Win what? Gold nuggets! RETA will be giving away solid gold nuggets Friday night. Details will be provided in your on-site registration packet.


2nd Annual Pitmaster's Competition

Friday, October 2
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Twenty teams will compete to see who will take home the trophy for the best tri tip. Do you think you have what it takes to out cook the competition and lead your team to victory? Sign up your team – email julie@reta.com – and bring it on. We have a limited number of grills available; team slots will be awarded on a first-reserved; first-assigned basis.

 


Oktoberfest! 

Friday, October 2
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Roll out the barrel, BBQ and beer ... add a lot of music, a little polka and pretzels and what do you get? Oktoberfest RETA style! Bring an appetite and a hearty thirst and enjoy an evening with your extended RETA family. Prost!

 

 

 

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