Opening Reception

Image of the John J Hemmingson Center

Tuesday, May 1st, 6 pm to 10 pm

At Gonzaga University’s John J. Hemmingson Center- 3rd Floor Ballroom

 John J. Hemmingson Center, Gonzaga University, 702 E. Desmet Ave.

Come to enjoy food and drink in the Ballroom and pre-function area.  Be sure to share pictures on Instagram or Twitter using #eluna2018 for instant printing via InstaCube. Tour of Foley Library, Chastek Law Library, and the Bing Crosby House Museum will be offered during the reception.

Getting there Via Shuttle

From the Davenport Grand Hotel: Shuttle buses will run continuously starting at 5:45 pm. Pickup will be on Washington Street on the west side of the Davenport Grand.

From the Red Lion Hotel: The bus will also stop in front of the Red Lion Hotel.

Drop off is by the Hemmingson Center.

Getting there Via Footpath and Sidewalk

From the Davenport Grand Hotel to the reception via the Centennial Trail (about a 27-30 minute walk):  Link to Directions

Using sidewalks from the Red Lion Hotel to the reception (about a 20 minute walk): Follow these directions

We recommend that you take the shuttle bus when you leave the Opening Reception.


Networking Cocktail

Thursday, May 3rd, 6 pm to 7 pm

At the Spokane Convention Center’s Centennial Ballroom

All conference attendees are invited cross the street to the Convention Center to enjoy drinks and light hors d’oeuvres.

The Spokane Convention Center is across the street from the Davenport Grand Hotel at 334 West Spokane Falls Boulevard. Once inside look for directional signs.

Spokane Convention Center Image

If you signed up to participate in Dine Arounds, groups will meet outside the Centennial Ballroom at 7 pm. 

You can sign up for a Dine Around on Sched, our online mobile scheduler.