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Regional Aquatics Workshop 2008 Newport, KY. Where?. Northern Kentucky is in the heart of the United States. It is located in the tri-state region of Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky, just across the river from downtown Cincinnati. Why?. Area incentives:. Big city size, small town hospitality

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Regional Aquatics Workshop 2008Newport, KY


Northern Kentucky is in the heart of the United States. It is located in the tri-state region of Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky, just across the river from downtown Cincinnati.


Area incentives:

  • Big city size, small town hospitality

  • Something to do or see for everyone

  • Big fish in a little Bowl

  • - Preferable conference treatment

  • - Area wide influence / connections


Regional Aquatics Workshop - 2nd or 3rd week of June 2008:

Monday:Travel / Registration

Tuesday:Sea Turtle Symposium

Wednesday:TAGs, CAPs and Icebreaker

Thursday:Paper Sessions

Friday:Paper Sessions: Trip to Columbus

Saturday:Paper Sessions

Post Conference

Sunday:Full Day Trip --- TBD

Monday:Return Home Travel Day

Prime, Central Meeting Location!

  • Over 60% of the U.S. population is within a day’s drive, or a 2 hour flight

  • Three major interstates converge on Northern Kentucky: I-75, I-71 & I-74

  • Voted best airport in North and South America, and second in the world!

  • 580 daily departures to over 114 cities non stop

  • Delta’s 2ndlargest hub

  • Comair’s home operations

  • 11 International gates

Airport Report:

Departure ArrivalPrice*

ATL CVG$400.00

DEN CVG$432.00

DFW CVG$341.00

JFK CVG$300.00

LAX CVG$499.00

MCO CVG$299.00

ORD CVG$333.00

SEA CVG$449.00

SLC CVG$236.00


LHR CVG$1,065.00

CDG CVG$790.00

AMS CVG$667.00

FRA CVG$830.00

Transportation Cost :

Domestic Average = $365.44

International Average = $838.00

* Prices from 05/26/06

Travel Options a Plenty!

  • (2) other major airports within an hour drive

  • (3) Additional airports within two hours drive


Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky , or (TANK):

  • Easy to use Shuttle pick up/ drop off close to hotel

  • Access to all of Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati’s major attractions

  • Efficient & Punctual, to and from all destinations

  • Economical, The tank is $1.25 or (1) token per ride

  • Environmental, tank is one of only a few public transit authorities utilizing bio-diesel

  • NKYCVB will be supplying (1) round trip voucher for all RAW convention attendees


The Radisson Hotel: Cincinnati Riverfront:

  • Prime riverfront location, minutes walk or shuttle from all Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky entertainment & dining.

  • Warm hospitality, inviting atmosphere and topnotch services.

  • Spacious rooms and suites, many with balconies overlooking downtown Cincinnati.

  • Riverview Revolving Restaurant -- (A Zagat’s Top 100)

  • State of the Art meeting facility

  • Conference Complimentary Amenity

    • - Free Transportation to & from the CVG Airport.

Guaranteed 2008 price @ $109 per night

Conference events


  • Icebreaker on the River, a sunset cruise down the banks of the Ohio River!

  • Trip to the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium as well as their Freshwater Mussel Research Station!

  • RAW attendee’s night at Great American Ballpark (Cincinnati Reds)!

  • Deeply discounted admission to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens!

  • Discount specials at all participating venues at Newport on the Levee.


Places to converse & exchange ideas

  • Mainstrasse Village

  • Newport on the Levee

  • Mount Adams

  • Mount Lookout

  • Main Street

  • Covington Landing


Things to do:

  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens

  • Cincinnati Reds

  • Krohn Conservatory

  • Cincinnati Museum Center

  • National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

  • CincyArt Museum & Contemporary Art Center

  • Playhouse in the Park

  • Jim Beam Distillery

  • Hofbrauhaus

  • Turfway Park

  • Riverboat Cruises





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