General Information

2019 Annual Meeting, July 7 - 12

The Omni Grove Park Inn
Asheville, North Carolina USA

Omni has a free guest loyalty program that will allow you to get free WiFi in your rooms, bottled water, etc. For more information and to sign up, please visit
Tours/Activities - What to Wear/Bring
For information on what to wear and what to bring on IADC-sponsored tours and children's activities, click here.
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Local Activities
For a list of local activities we recommend, click here.
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Loosen up at The Spa at The Omni Grove Park Inn – one of Condé Nast Traveler’s top resort spas in North America. Twenty water features, including numerous mineral-based pools, complement this subterranean spa with cavernous rock walls, arches, and tunnels. Enjoy 43,000 square feet of peace and quiet along with two therapeutic waterfall pools as well as a lap pool blanketed with 6,500 fiber-optic stars and underwater music. The Spa facility is for guests over the age of 18. Reservations are subject to availability, and it is strongly recommended that you schedule you treatments/services in advance.

To view the spa brochure and available treatments, please visit

Fitness Center

At 50,000 square feet, the complex has indoor and outdoor tennis courts, a racquetball court, an indoor pool, fitness club, cardio room, table tennis, and pool tables. The complex also offers lounges and locker rooms for your convenience. Fitness training, yoga classes, tennis clinics, and children’s programs also available.

*All guests visiting the facilities at the Sports Complex must be over the age of 14 or accompanied by an adult; the weight and cardio equipment areas are reserved for guests over the age of 18. Open daily from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Requesting Donations for North Carolina School and Children's Home
We have partnered with Crossnore School & Children's Home and are collecting donations onsite at the Annual Meeting. For information on identified items we are collecting and how to donate, click here.

The average temperature in Asheville in July ranges from a high of 85ºF/29ºC to a low of 65ºF/18ºC. Weather can always be unpredictable though, so we encourage you to check the forecast by clicking here.

Meetings and Events: Resort casual (slacks, shorts, golf shirt, button down/blouse) is appropriate for Committee meetings and CLE programs. The Welcome Reception and other receptions call for comfortable and casual dress, although please note that it does get cooler in the evenings. For the Theme Party, comfortable and casual resort wear is suggested. For the final night’s Gala, formal, black tie attire is requested.
Golf Course Attire: Proper golf attire is required. No jeans or cut-off shorts. No metal spikes allowed.

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General Information
For other general information, please view the Annual Meeting brochure.
Support Your Foundation!
Purchase a raffle ticket ($100 each) onsite at the IADC Information Desk or Theme Party. Our raffle package is courtesy of The Inn at Spanish Bay in Pebble Beach, California USA, home of the 2020 Midyear Meeting. This raffle prize includes three nights accommodation for two people, and also includes one round of golf with a cart at The Links at Spanish Bay.