American Red Cross Overseas Association

Upcoming events

    • 11 Jun 2020
    • 14 Jun 2020
    • Salt Lake City, Utah

    ARCOA Annual Convention 2020

    Join us for ARCOA’s 71st Convention in Salt Lake City – "Crossroads of the West."

    For mail-in registration with payment by check or money order only

    ARCOA Convention Registration SLC.docx

    Hotel Information

    Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek
    75 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

    Room rates: $159 per night plus local taxes and fees (currently 13.82%).  Rooms in our block have either 1 King or 2 Queen beds.

    Dates for the rates: June 11 – 13, departing June 14.  The convention rate also applies three days prior and three days post-convention based on availability.  If the web reservations will not let you book the before-and-after dates, call Shandi Rose directly, at 801-537-6004.

    Deadline for making hotel reservations: May 20, 2020.  Any reservations made after that date are subject to hotel availability and may not receive the ARCOA rate.

    Cancellation of a hotel reservation: 48 hours prior to arrival.

    Accessing the group rate:

    • Web reservations:
    • Phone reservations:  1-801-531-0800; reference “2020 ARCOA Meeting”                                                 1-888-236-2427; reference “2020 ARCOA Meeting”
      If you call the 888 number, be sure you ask for "Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek"  not "Marriott City Center."

    Accessible guestrooms: There are five accessible rooms included in ARCOA’s room block. To reserve one of these rooms, call Shandi Rose directly, at 801-537-6004.  She has already blocked these rooms.  If you need a walk-in shower, let her know. 

    Hotel amenities: Completely non-smoking hotel; indoor/outdoor pool; 24-hour fitness center; on-site restaurant, lounge, and full-service Starbucks®; coffee maker/tea service, mini frig, and bathrobe; private entrance to City Creek Center with over 100 stores and restaurants in a casual, walkable environment; proximity to public transportation, including Salt Lake City's light rail TRAX Green Line from the airport to Temple Square Station, one block from the Marriott (20 minutes, senior one-way fare of $1.25).

    Marriott Bonvoy: This is the hotel chain's loyalty program.  If you have a Marriott Rewards number, you now have the same Bonvoy number.  If you don't, sign up to receive complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access.

    On-site Parking:  Currently $19/day (valet $25/day); in/out privileges.  The Marriott does not own the parking lot. 

    Overview of Convention Schedule

    Thursday, June 11: Afternoon & evening registration

    Friday, June 12:      Morning – Business Meeting

                                     Afternoon – Trolley Tour of Salt Lake City and

                                                         Walking Tour of Temple Square

                                     Evening – Free; possible Movie Night

    Saturday, June 13:  Morning – Business Meeting
    Afternoon – Free

                                      Evening – Silent Auction & Cash Bar; Banquet

    Information about Salt Lake City is available at

    Questions?  Contact Betsy Tanner, Convention Chair,


    • 10 Nov 2020
    • 11 Nov 2020
    • Red Cross Headquarters, Washington DC

    The ARCOA/Red Cross Fall Memorial will be Nov. 10.  The  25th Anniversary of the Dedication of the Korean War Veterans Memorial will be on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2020.

American Red Cross Overseas Association (ARCOA) is a 501(c)4 non-profit organization.
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