When does Treffen registration open?
Treffen Asheville registration opens Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 3 PM EDT. Registration for future Treffens will open approximately four months prior to the event.
What is the format/schedule of Treffen events?
Treffens center around driving, dining and exploring. Arrival and registration occurs on Wednesday, escorted driving tours on Thursday and Saturday, and “Navigators’ Day Off” (NDO) special activities or self-tours on Friday. Depart Sunday morning. Click here to see the full list of activities and their descriptions.
What are “Navigators’ Day Off” (NDO) activities?
For those who regularly occupy the left seat, this is your day to be pampered, explore or visit special destinations at a relaxed pace. Arranged tours, spa and golf packages will be available, along with listings of local galleries and dining opportunities – or just sleep-in and enjoy the beauty of the surroundings. Click here to see the NDO activities.
What does the Treffen registration fee include?
The base registration fee includes three breakfasts, two receptions, two themed evening food events, one afternoon social, event apparel and other amenities. Escorted drives and “Navigators’ Day Off” (NDO) activities have additional fees for rentals, lunch, admission, etc. that are added during the registration process. Registration for Treffen Asheville opens on May 24, 2017 at 3 PM EDT. Click here to register.
Is there a single-day Treffen registration fee?
Not at this time; Treffen can only accommodate a certain number of attendees. The escorted drives are limited in size to meet the PCA Driving Tours standards and other activities have a set capacity to ensure quality.
Cancellations received prior to July 21 receive a full refund less $50 per person processing fee.
Cancellations between July 22 and September 5 receive a full refund less $100 per person processing fee.
Sorry, no refunds after September 6.
Can I reserve a room at the special rate prior to Treffen registration opening?
No, a booking code will be provided in the registration process; use that code when making hotel reservations. Base price is $229 per night plus taxes.
Do I have to stay at the “official” hotel?
No; however, PCA has negotiated a spectacular rate at these four-star hotels and has contracted for a substantial room block to accommodate the attendees. These resorts have also offered to extend the conference rate both before or after Treffen.
May I participate in Treffen without a Porsche?
The destinations’ roads are best experienced in a Porsche; however, a Porsche is not required. Treffen is seeking to secure rental Porsches from Hertz for future Treffens.
Where and when are future Treffens?
|Event||Dates||HQ Hotels||Host Region|
|Treffen Asheville||Sept. 20-24, 2017||Omni Grove Park Inn; Asheville, NC||Appalachian|
|Treffen Tamaya||April 24-28, 2018||Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort; Santa Ana Pueblo, NM||Roadrunner|
|Treffen Banff||Sept. 12-16, 2018||Fairmont Banff Springs Resort; Banff, AB, Canada||Wild Rose|
Have the 2019 Treffen locations and dates been determined?
Both the Spring 2019 and Fall 2019 Treffen locations and dates will be announced at Porsche Parade in Spokane this summer.
How are Treffen destinations selected?
Treffen selection criteria centers around 1) geographic diversity, 2) Region capabilities, 3) attractive destinations, and 4) great resorts. Spring Treffens are sited in the southern half of North America and Fall Treffens in the northern half. Treffens destinations are set to complement the location of Parade each year and occur somewhat remote to the location of Parade.
Are there sponsorship opportunities available for Treffen?
Certainly! Sponsor a drive, social, reception, party or become the title sponsor. Click here to contact the Treffen North America Chair for details.
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