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ÜBER 2017 Special Events

Saratoga Springs offers a multitude of distractions for between sessions – so we’ve put together options for golf enthusiasts, spa worshippers, history buffs, outdoor lovers and everyone in between.

Tuesday Night

Jump on the shuttle and join us for a historic Tavern Tour in downtown Saratoga Springs.

For just $25, you will get to experience all that this delightful town has to offer, while toasting and tasting your way from tavern to tavern with your new SMPS friends. Price includes transportation, 4 drink tickets, light appetizers, and a fun Tavern Tour accessory!  The shuttle will leave the Gideon Putnam at 5:00PM on Tuesday evening.

Space is limited to the first 45 guests to register. Be sure to click on the Tavern Tour box when you register for the conference. Already registered? No problem! You can go in and modify your registration to include the Tavern Tour. Click here to register!

Wednesday during the Day

(These activities are not included in the registration cost, but maps and information will be available at the registration desk.) 

  • Play 9 or 18 holes in championship golf courses! (Weather permitting).
  • Explore the history of Saratoga Spa State Park, just out the doors of our host hotel.
  •  The Roosevelt Baths & Spa has offered SMPS NERC attendees a discount! Get $10 off any of their mineral baths and 10% off any other spa service when you mention SMPS. Download the spa brochure HERE. Book your reservation soon – this relaxing retreat is a popular destination! To book your spa experience, call 1-800-452-7275 ext.

Wednesday Evening

Welcome Reception at the Saratoga Automobile Museum

Sip cocktails, nibble on appetizers and mingle amongst one of a kind automobiles during the Welcome Reception at the Saratoga Automobile Museum!

After the reception, take the shuttle to explore the variety of culinary options offered in downtown Saratoga Springs!

  • Shuttle from Automobile Museum to Saratoga Springs City Center will run until 8:30PM
  • Shuttle from Saratoga Springs City Center to Gideon Putnam Hotel will run from 8:30PM – 11:00PM

Cost is included with registration.

Thursday Night at the Derby

Silks. Purse. Furlong. Stewards. Make sure you brush up on your derby lingo as we prepare for the most exciting 2 minutes in sports! Join us in a Night at the Derby, full of races, food, and of course… mint juleps. Fascinators and bowties optional, but strongly encouraged.  Dinner and drinks will be provided.

Cost is included with registration.