Vail, Colorado


Discover what the locals know: We came for the winters but stayed for the summer. With the amazing summer climate, you'll want to spend the long days outdoors. Whether your idea of fun is being active outdoors or relaxing by the pool with a good book, the choices are plentiful.


Here are some of the local's favorite things to do in the summertime in Beaver Creek:

  • Hiking | Biking

  • Golf | Tennis

  • Festivals | Wine tasting

  • Ziplining | Ballooning

  • Rafting | Kayaking | Fishing

  • Horseback riding

  • And so much more!

Hotel Accommodations

Vail Marriott Mountain Resort

715 West Lionshead Circle

Vail, CO 81657


A limited number of hotel rooms have been reserved at the special $219 - $239 conference rate. These rooms are only available to registered attendees on a first-come basis.  The special rate ends when the room block sells out or after July 13, 2021.


Online Reservations (Link Coming Soon)


NOTE:  The lecture rooms, exhibit hall, meals, and social events are all held within the Marriott..

Ground Transportation


Epic Mountain Express, formerly CME


To & From Airport / Hotel (Reservation Required)


1-800-525-6363 | Epic Mountain Express Website







Airport Options​

Denver International Airport - DEN

Denver, CO


(~2 hour drive to hotel)   




Eagle County Airport - EGE

Gypsum, CO


(~30 minute drive to hotel)   




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The Practical Symposium is a Cockerell Educational Foundation event.

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