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Keynote Speakers Announced!

Our Saturday and Sunday speakers are announced! Select Program, then Keynote Speakers, on the menu bar."

Book hotel room by September 22nd!

Our block of rooms is only held until September 22nd. To guarantee our special rate, book now, while they last. Select Lodging & Dining on the menu bar."

Tech Day Announced!

This exciting day will help pump up your creativity for imagining scenery for every space and budget! For more information, click the link under "Program."

2016 Conference

Our 71st year!

Registration is open! Make hotel reservations now!

Lodging & Dining


Our conference hotel is the Holiday Inn Express, located just two blocks from the El Portal Theatre.

Rooms are $169 per night, for either a king or double-queen room.  To make reservations, click here. Using this link will give you our rate. Just enter the dates you want. However, should you need our discount code during the reservation process, it is “CET.”

Room reservation cut-off date (deadline) is Wednesday, September 7th.  After that time, you may still find rooms available, but they may not include the CETA rate.


Breakfast is included each morning with your room at the Holiday Inn, and CETA will provide coffee service at the theatre on Saturday morning.

Lunches are on your own, a great chance to explore the area with new friends.

Friday evening’s dinner  is included with your conference fee, as is the CETA Awards cocktail reception, which will include beer and wine and appetizers.

Everything at the conference is easily walk-able. There are more than twenty restaurants at all price points within two blocks. For more information on local dining, click here.