Special Events

The following guest events are offered for registered attendees and guests:
Advance payment is required to reserve a spot.  Onsite registration for events will be subject to availability.  An event may be cancelled if the minimum participant sign-up is not met. 

Event Refund Policy:  To be eligible for an event refund, cancellation notices must be received in writing.  A full refund will be made for cancellations received on or before June 5, 2020.  No refunds will be made for cancellations received after June 5, 2020.  Full refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled.

Breakfast Program

Date:   Wednesday, June 17
Time:   8:30 to 9:30 AM
Price:   $25
Location:  Bay 3-4
This seated breakfast program will feature a National Geographic photojournalist sharing experiences and pictures.
Sun setting over ocean with palm trees

Spokane River Rafting

Date:   Wednesday, June 17
Time:   1:00 to 5:15 PM
Price:   $150
Departure:  Meet at the RMA registration desk at 12:45 PM
Minimum Participants:  10
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Gear
  • Guide
Two people snorkeling in the ocean
The beautiful Spokane River flows right in the heart of downtown Spokane, but within minutes of launching you will be floating in a forested canyon that feels miles away from civilization. These trips are suitable for most people; however, participants should be in reasonable shape as everyone will need to paddle.  

Attire: Clothing that can get wet, sandals and sunscreen.

Cooking & Wine Tasting at Beverly’s Restaurant

Date:   Thursday, June 18 
Time:   11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Price:   $130
Location:  Coeur d’Alene Beverly’s Restaurant 
Departure:  Meet at the hotel front entrance at 10:45 AM
Participants:  10 minimum, 25 maximum
  • Chef 
  • Lunch and wine tasting 
  • Sommelier and tour of wine cellar 
Wine bottles
Guests will enjoy preparing the ingredients needed to create one of Beverly’s signature dishes. One of America’s top restaurants, Beverly’s has incredible views from The Coeur d’Alene Resort’s seventh floor and the famous 5-star cuisine includes distinctive Northwest flavors and innovative signature dishes, plus the Pacific Northwest’s largest wine cellar. Our sous chef will lead guests in step-by-step instruction while they prepare lunch. At the end of this hands-on experience, our sommelier will host a tour our famous wine cellars, where guests will enjoy tasting wine and learning about their individual wine-style and distinct palate.

Camp RMA (Kids Event)

Date:   Thursday, June 18
Time:   6:00 to 11:00 PM
Cost:   $125
Location:   Kidds Island Bay
Minimum Participants:  16
  • Activities and materials
  • Dinner
  • Camp counselors (CPR/first aid certified)
Children playing in a field
Need a night without the kids?  Enroll them (ages 5-14) in Camp RMA for a fun-filled Thursday evening.  Sample activities include board games, video games, a movie, etc.  This is an exclusive RMA Kids event.  Your child must be registered for the convention to attend Camp RMA.  You must show ID to pick up your child.

Persons requiring special accommodations or having any dietary restrictions to attend or participate in this conference should contact Jeanette Davis at (703) 236-1447, or e-mail jdavis@usarice.com.