Event Information

Location
NOCC's 2012 Conference will be held at the M Resort Spa & Casino in Las VegasNevada. A guest room block is being held and will be available on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings for reservation under "National Ovarian Cancer Coalition."  If you wish to make a reservation at the M Resort, please contact Liliana Rogers, Development and Events Manager at (214) 273-4206. 

            M Resort Spa & Casino
            12300 South Las Vegas Boulevard
            Henderson, NV  89044
            (702) 797-1000   

If all of the available NOCC rooms at the M Resort have been reserved, additional rooms may be available at the following nearby hotel:

            Hampton Inn & Suites Las Vegas South
            3245 St. Rose Parkway
            Henderson, NV  89052
            (702) 675-7913

Food Services & Special Accommodations 
All meals during the conference are included in the cost of attendance, with the exception of Friday evening dinner, which is reserved for participants to explore Las Vegas on their own. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available for selection at each meal.  Please indicate on your registration form which food option you require.

If you are bringing a guest and they wish to attend Thursday dinner, please contact Liliana Rogers, Development and Events Manager at (214) 273-4206 or email lrogers@ovarian.org

Weather and Attire
 
Please be sure to regularly check the upcoming weather in Las Vegas as the conference gets near and plan accordingly.

The conference will be a business casual environment with the exception of the Thursday night cocktail reception and dinner, which will give all attendees a chance to dress up, mingle and have a great time! 

Friday morning will also include an energizing, low impact morning stretch session before the conference begins.  For this session, bring clothing you are comfortable moving around in and possibly a yoga mat (if you are interested). There is also a small gym available at the M Resort, and many jogging routes outside and around the resort. If you are interested in taking advantage of these options, remember to bring what is necessary. 

About the M Resort 
The M Resort is an impressive Hotel Spa Casino built in 2009 just south of the 
Las Vegas strip. Since its opening, the M Resort has annually received the Forbes Four Star Award by Forbes Travel Guide. Many of the views from the hotel overlook the beautiful Mojave Desert in the daytime and the bright Las Vegas strip skyline at night. The M Resort offers everything and anything NOCC and our attendees could ever need, and provides an exceptional setting for our special event.

Spa Mio - 25% Discount    
All conference attendees will receive a 25% discount on services such as manicure, pedicure, facial and massage.  We encourage you to book your spa services in advance, click here for more information: Spa Mio .   

Rates
The rooms available in the NOCC room block at the M Resort for conference attendees are priced as follows:

   Thursday, November 8, 2012:  $130
   
Friday, November 9, 2012:  $140
   Saturday, November 10, 2012:  $165 

Complimentary Services at M Resort
Complimentary WIFI in guest rooms
Complimentary daily access to Spa Mio fitness center
No resort fee

Transportation 
The M Resort has a limited shuttle from McCarren International Airport to the resort. Other options are available including airport shuttle services, car rentals and taxis. Remember to plan ahead for your travel to and from the airport to the hotel, including check-in and check-out times.

M Resort Airport Shuttle
         Everyday
M to Airport    Airport to M
      6 am            6:30 am
      7 am            7:30 am
      8 am            8:30 am
      9 am            9:30 am
      12 noon      12:30 pm
      1 pm            1:30 pm
      3 pm            3:30 pm
      4 pm            4:30 pm
      5 pm            5:30 pm
      7 pm            7:30 pm
      9 pm            9:30 pm

Additional visitor information, including car rentals, can be located here.

Checking Out of the M Resort
Conference attendees checking out Saturday, November 10th, 2012 will need to bring all their luggage to the Modena 1 Room on the conference level floor Saturday morning. A numbered ticket will be provided at the time of drop off. All luggage will be stowed away in a secure area. After the conclusion of the conference, please bring your ticket to the bell attendant to retrieve your luggage. This will ensure all attendees are checked out of the M Resort on time, without needing to leave the conference sessions.
 
Leaving before 11:40 am?  Don't forget to grab a box lunch in the Modena 1 Room!

Friday Night Out on the Town - Friday, November 9th 
Explore 
Las Vegas! On the evening of Friday, November 9, 2012, you will have the opportunity to venture out and experience Las Vegas. There are tons of things to do in Las Vegas, so before the Conference, think about what you would like to do, research what is going on, plan your night and have fun!  If you would like to enjoy your time at the M Resort, there are many dining options and live music events offered, so keep an eye on their online schedule.

Information about Las Vegas Strip entertainment can be found here.

When planning your Friday night adventure, this map may help you navigate the Strip.