NPSA 2018 Mid-Winter Meeting

March 14-15

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

San Antonio, Texas

Registration Information Coming Soon!


Steeped in history and charm, Hotel Valencia Riverwalk blends Spanish Colonial and Modern Mediterranean design. Its location on the quiet part of the River Walk keeps you in the middle of the action without sacrificing tranquility. Hotel Valencia River Walk is surrounded with dining, entertainment, and shopping along the vibrant banks of San Antonio’s famed River Walk.

Single or Double Occupancy: $179

Attendees are encouraged to make their room reservations as early as possible. These rates are available until the NPSA block is sold out, or the cut-off date – February 19, 2018, whichever comes first.

For reservations click here: NPSA 2018 Mid-Winter Meeting

Or, call the reservations line (866.842.0100) and ask for the NPSA 2018 Mid- Winter Meeting.

To guarantee your reservation, you must provide a credit card number. If using a credit card to secure the reservation, your card will not be charged until you depart the hotel.  You may cancel your reservation without penalty if you notify the hotel 24 hours prior to your scheduled arrival.  Cancellations received by the hotel after that time will be subject to a cancellation fee.

NPSA rates are available for three days pre-and post- event dates.

Check-in at the hotel is after 4:00 p.m., and check-out is prior to 12 noon. Luggage storage arrangements for early arrivals, or late departures, can be made with the bell captain.

Valet parking is $34 per day with in/out privileges. On-property self-parking is not available.

Fitness center is complimentary to in-house guests.

Wireless high-speed internet access (both rooms and meeting space) is complimentary.

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk      150 East Houston Street   |   San Antonio, Texas 78205

Phone: (210) 227-2100   |   Website:

Travel Discounts

2018 Delta Air Lines Discount: travel discount of up to 10% off of domestic fares flying into San Antonio International Airport (SAT). Reservations and ticketing are available via When booking online, click on the “Advanced Search” link and enter the meeting code NMRCL in the “meeting event code” box provided on the Search Flight page. If the flight is eligible for the discount, “Event Code Applied” will be displayed with the fare on the search results page.

United Airlines: Discounted fares when you fly into San Antonio International Airport (SAT).  Book online at and enter your Offer Code ZEQX402391 in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights.

If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 1-800-426-1122, please give them the following information:

  • Agreement Code: 402391
  • Z Code: ZEQX
  • Outside of the United States, please call your local United Airlines Reservation Office.

NPSA Members can get a discounted rate on car rentals through Avis or Budget.  Just go online to; and enter our AWD #D619101 under “discount codes”. Or, for Budget, click here:, and enter Budget Fastbreak #D958401.


Weather and Dress

In early March, daytime temperatures are typically in the low to mid-70’s, with evening temperatures in the high 40’s- low 50’s. Average precipitation in the month of March is 2”.  Business casual attire is appropriate for all business sessions and social activities during the Mid-Winter Meeting.

Future Meeting Dates and Locations

NPSA 2018 Annual Meeting: September 13-14, 2018; Loews Coronado Bay Resort; Coronado (San Diego), California

Pecan Industry Meetings – pdf of upcoming industry meetings.


National Pecan Shellers Association

New Address as of 7/24/2017: 3200 Windy Hill Road, SE; Suite 600 West; Atlanta, GA  30339

Phone:  (678) 298-1189
Fax:  (404) 591-6811