Frequently Asked Questions

What should I Wear?
If you have not experienced the Rocky Mountains in February, we can assure you that it will be snowy and brisk. We will have a care package for you upon arrival, but please come prepared with warm clothing if you plan on enjoying the outdoors. Recommended attire for NEXT is what we’re calling ‘mountain business casual’. It’s like business casual, but in February at the top of a mountain.

Where can I find more information about The Grand American Hotel?

What is the weather like in Salt Lake City in February?
Temperatures will range from 35 degrees Fahrenheit during the day to 15 degrees Fahrenheit in the evening. Of course, there will always be a chance of snow during this time of year

Which airport is closest?
The nearest and most convenient airport is the Salt Lake City International Airport, a short 15-minute drive from the hotel.

How do I get to the hotel from the airport?
The Salt Lake City International Airport is a hub for local taxis, Uber, and Lyft. Plus you can utilize Utah Transportation via TRAX. 

Where is The Grand America Hotel?
The Grand American Hotel: 555 Main St. Salt Lake City, UT 84111. 15 mins from Salt Lake City International Airport.

Is the hotel and the event venue the same?
Yes, all events take place at the hotel. 

How do I book my hotel room?
Book your hotel accommodations at The Grand America while rooms are still available. You can easily do so by registering for NEXT and reserving a room during the reservation processes. You can also call 801.258.6000. Be sure to reference XANT and NEXT 2020 when you call.

What is the cancellation and refund policy?
Please contact The Grand America at 801.258.6000 for cancellation details.
What is included in the registration fee?
Your registration fee covers your conference pass, networking events, meals, skiing/snowboarding passes or $100 spa credit and entertainment.

Will I be able to register onsite?
If the conference has not already reached its capacity, you can register onsite for the full conference rate of $999.
Where is NEXT 2020?
The Grand America Hotel: 555 Main St. Salt Lake City, UT 84111

What are the conference dates?
The conference begins Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. MT, and continues through Thursday evening, February 27, 2018. Friday is reserved as a ski/snowmobile/fun day.

When should I arrive for the conference?
Registration and check-in is available starting Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. MT. The cocktail reception for all attendees begins at 6:30 p.m MT.
Is Skiing/Snowboarding included with my ticket?
You’ll get one full-day lift pass with your registration for Park City Mountain Resort on Friday, a top rated ski resort in North America per Ski Magazine. 

FYI, Utah has been pounded with a good amount of snowfall these last few weeks, so the slopes are ready for you. 

Can I rent ski equipment?
Yes. Top of the line demo ski and snowboard equipment, as well as basic rentals, gear, accessories and more are available for rent at Park City Mountain Resort. NEXT attendees will receive a 30% discount on rental equipment. 

What can I do for fun if I don’t ski or snowboard?
Snowmobiling will also be one of the activity selections. And for those who prefer a warmer, indoor climate, there will be spa passes provided to enjoy the wonderful spa experience of The Grand America.
Can I bring a guest?
Yes, you may bring guests. If they want to attend meals and activities they must purchase a $200 guest pass. You must add your guest when you register.

I brought a guest and purchased a guest pass. What can they participate in?
Guest pass holders are invited to the welcome reception on Tuesday. They are also invited to attend the activity day on Friday, but must purchase their own ski pass, snowmobile pass, or spa pass.

Are babysitting services available?
Yes. The Grand America Hotel provides a great child care solution. 

Who should I contact if I have special dietary needs?
If you have food allergies or require special dietary assistance, you can specify while registering. 
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