Convention Location:

Benton Convention Center
301 W. Fifth Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Host Hotel

The Embassy Suites Winston Salem
460 N Cherry Street
Winston Salem, NC 27101
(336) 724-2300

To reserve your room you must call the hotel directly at the number above and tell them that you are with the PIANC Convention!

When you arrive at the convention Wednesday morning- Stop by our Check-in table and pick up your nametag.

NC Agents ONLY - Our CE Classes are Approved for NC CE Credit Only for all License Types.

If you are licensed by any other State, Our CE classes will not count towards CE for that license. You are welcome to attend our CE classes, but unfortunately we cannot assist in CE filings in other states.

Your schedule is located on the back of your nametag. Please note: All CE Students should diligently be aware of the CE classes they have taken in the past to prevent the repetition of classes during the same compliance period which would result in loss of CE Credit for any duplicated classes within the same compliance period.

View our cancellation policy here.

You can also review your conference classes Orders on the My Account Page.

Questions? Call Lisa Farnham at 804-486-4222 or

Wednesday August 24

Attendee Registration 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast 8:00 am - 8:30 am

Trade Show set up - 9:00 am – NOT Earlier

Class 8:30 am - 11:30 am – CE Classes

Lunch 11:30 am - 12:00 pm (Lunch will continue through trade fair time)

Trade Show 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Class 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm – CE Classes

Thursday August 25

Attendee Registration 8:00 am

Trade Show 8:00  am – 10:30 am

Breakfast 8:00 am - 8:30 am

Class 8:30 am – 11:30 am – CE Classes

Awards Lunch 11:30 am -12:30 pm – 

  • Tony Curti, PIA National President
  • Installation of Officers and Board Members
  • Agent of the Year Presentation

Class 12:30 – 3:30 – CE Class