Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the Knowledge Conference registration fee?
The Knowledge Conference Early Bird fee is $1,195 before Sept. 5; after Sept. 5, the fee is $1,395.

What is included in my Knowledge Conference registration fee?
The Knowledge Conference registration fee includes access to: over 90+ Knowledge Conference breakout sessions, keynotes and our interactive tradeshow floor, the Knowledge Center; breakfast and lunch on Monday and Tuesday; and our networking events on Sunday (the Welcome Reception), Monday (the Beach Block Party) and Tuesday (our Closing Reception).

How much does the hotel cost per night?
Itron has negotiated a special rate of $269 plus tax per night, single or double occupancy. This rate is only guaranteed until Sept. 5, 2019, based on availability. We highly recommend that you book your lodging as soon as possible as rooms sell out quickly. Reservations received after Sept. 5 may be subject to the JW Marriott Marco Island market rate. The hotel has a 7 day cancellation policy. To avoid early check-out fees, inform the hotel upon check-in or prior to your arrival.

Internet
  • High-speed internet for sleeping rooms has a 50% discount rate at the JW Marriott Marco Island. Internet is free to all Marriott Reward members.
Parking
  • Valet: $18.75
  • Daily Self-Parking: $15.00
Fitness Center
  • Use of the hotel fitness center is included, spa fitness center is not included
If you haven't reserved your room please click here.

How do I get to and from the area airports to the JW Marriott Marco Island?

Distance from Southwest Florida International Airport (Fort Myers — RSW) to JW Marriott Marco Island — 48 miles
  • Estimated Taxi Fare: $80-$90 one-way
  • Estimated Uber Fare: $65-$85 one-way (There may be increased prices for peak times and Uber drivers in the area are limited.)

What does the guest meal program include?
The Guest Meal Program* includes entry into all Knowledge Conference general sessions as well as breakfast and lunch. In addition, guests are invited to attend Sunday's Knowledge Conference Welcome Reception, Monday's Beach Block Party and the Knowledge Conference Closing Reception. The Guest Meal Program fee is $160 until Sept. 5. After that date, the fee is $175.

*Name badge is required for entrance to all events.

What should I wear?
Conference attire is business casual. Beach Block Party is this year's Monday evening event. Wear your most comfortable and fun beach attire.

Where do I send my conference registration payment?
For those not paying via credit card online, please send all payments to:

Itron Utility Week
P.O. Box 515
Liberty Lake, WA 99019 USA.

Make checks payable to Itron Utility Week.

When and where is the golf tournament?
This year's golf tournament will be held at the Rookery on Sunday, October 13

Schedule
  • 6:30 - 7 a.m.: Breakfast - grab and go
  • 6:45 - 7 a.m.: Shuttles from JW Marriot Marco Island Hotel to Rookery Marco Island
  • 8 a.m.: Shotgun start
  • Lunch and awards following the tournament
Play your way through a course that both challenges and amazes. Revamped by acclaimed golf course designer Robert Cupp, Jr., The Rookery at Marco blends a resort private course with the stunning natural surroundings of Marco Island to create a golf experience that is entirely unique. Click here to learn more.

The Itron Golf Tournament Fee includes green fees, transportation to and from the course, breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Click here to contact us for additional information.

The format of the tournament is a shotgun scramble, which ensures fun for everyone regardless of your skill level, so please join us!

How much does the golf tournament cost and what does this fee include?
The cost for the golf tournament is $165. This fee includes green fees, breakfast, beverages and snacks on the course, and an awards luncheon. Club rental is $55 per person.