Conference Hotel

Resort Information

The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino - SOLD OUT (please see below for additional accommodations at the Gold Coast Hotel & Casino)
3700 W. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV  89103
Telephone: 702.777.7777

The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino is the hotel of choice for the 2012 North American Beekeeping Conference and Tradeshow.  Located just off the Las Vegas strip, this resort is home to some of the best shows and fabulous dining for all tastes.  This all-suites hotel features:

  • Over 2,500 spacious guest suites offering more than 600 square feet of luxurious space in each room
  • Award-winning restaurants, including the best buffet in Vegas - the Carnival World Buffet featuring more than 300 dishes prepared fresh daily
  • Full-service spa and salon
  • Five shows and several entertainment venues
  • Five swimming pools
  • 24-hour room service
  • 100,000 square feet of gaming space, hosting around 1,200 state-of-the-art slot and video poker machines, more than 80 table games
  • And...the 2012 North American Beekeeping Conference & Tradeshow


Reservations can be made directly with the Hotel by calling 888.746.6955 and requesting the group rate for the 2012 North American Beekeeping Conference (group code SRBEE12) or online at by visiting the following link: 

The deadline to make your reservation and receive the group rate is Monday, December 19, 2011, or until the group block is full, whichever comes first.

All reservations must be guaranteed with a deposit for the first night's guestroom and tax charge.  If reservations are guaranteed to a credit card, the first night's guestroom and tax charge will be billed immediately to the cardholder's account.

Group Rate

The ABF has negotiated a discounted group rate for all conference attendees of $109.00 per night single/double occupancy plus tax (currently at 12%).  There is an additional charge of $30.00 per person, per night for occupancy exceeding two people. Room occupancy cannot exceed four people.

Cancellation Policy

Hotel allows individual room cancellations without penalty up to seventy-two (72) hours prior to the scheduled arrival.  Advance deposits are refundable only if timely notice of cancellation is given and a cancellation number is obtained.

Check-In/Check-Out Time

The check-in time is 4:00 a.m.  Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.

Overflow Hotel

ABF has secured a small block of rooms at the Gold Coast Hotel & Casino (which is within a short walk to the Rio).  Details are as follows:

Gold Coast Hotel & Casino
400 W. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV  89103

Room Rate:  $119.00 (single/double occupancy) + tax and a resort fee of $3.00 per day.  Premium room are available for $20.00 additional per night.

Reservation Deadline:  Friday, December 30, 2011

Reservations Procedures:

  • Option #1:  On-line at  -  Group Reservation ID:  A2BKC01
  • Option #2:  Call the hotel directly at 888.402.6278 and reference the above Group Reservation ID

Deposit:  First night's room and tax will be required with each reservation.

Cancellation Policy:  Reservations must be cancelled at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to scheduled arrival.  Reservations cancelled less than seventy-two (72) hours prior to arrival will be subject to a cancellation penalty equivalent to the first night's room and tax.

Check-In Time: 4:00 PM

Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM