July 20 - 24, 2015

Atlantis Hotel and Spa

3800 S. Virginia Street, Reno Nevada 89502


Each delegate receives the commemorative coin pictured above and at the link to the left!

Delegates who purchase the Value Package receive tickets to the events below.  Purchase additional Value Packages for your family or guests, or purchase individual event tickets described below.


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    2015 SPIAA Conference Event Information

    Welcome Reception

    July 20 / 1730 – 1900

    Free: Hosted by Atlantis Hotel and Spa


    Virginia City Law Enforcement Museum / City Experience

    July 21 / 1300-1700

    $25.00 ea.

    Virginia City

    Once a vital settlement between Denver and San Francisco, Virginia City influenced the entire country. During its boom time, Virginia City's mining proceeds amounted to millions of dollars, equaling billions today. Every inch of this picturesque, Victorian-era town, celebrates this colorful history. Stroll our authentic board sidewalks to Old West saloons, shops, museums, and restaurants. Or visit historic churches, 19th century homes, public buildings, and quaint cemeteries. Maybe it's a ride on a stagecoach, horse-drawn carriage, trolley, or the V&T Railroad steam engine train that crosses the high desert landscape dotted with old mines. Take your step back in time in Virginia City!

    Popular Itineraries & Tours
    Virginia City has a slew of attractions and events to educate, excite, enlighten, and make you a devoted fan of this Comstock mining town. This is a place where "rags to riches" was a natural path for lucky residents, and now as a visitor, you can join in the fun and adventure. Tour the Chollar Mine, considered one of the richest places in the world. Or hop the famous Virginia & Truckee Railroad and take the path through the historic Comstock. Whatever you decide to see, Virginia City offers a wide selection of guided and self-guided tours, tour packages and group tours. Choose the best way for you to experience one of the greatest mining towns in the west.

    V & T Railroad Ride & Tours

    Take a Ride on the V&T: Travel aboard Nevada's most famous short line, and feel what it was like to ride into Virginia City "back in the day."

    Mines & Mine Tours

    Going Deep Into Mining History: Learn what made the State of Nevada what is today, and how Virginia City was the iconic mining town.

    Historic Walking Tour

    Let's Take a Walk on the Wild Side: We're currently updating our historic walking tour to provide our visitors the richest Virginia City experience possible.

    Stage Coach Ride, Trolley & Carriage Tours

    Traveling the Streets, Virginia City-style: Take a coach, trolley, or carriage tour to feel what it was like to get around Virginia City in the golden days.



    Nevada State law Enforcement Museum, Virginia City, NV:

    The mission of the Silver State National Peace Officers Museum is to provide our visitors with an education of the law enforcement profession; facilitate the preservation of the rich history of law enforcement in the development of the Great State of Nevada, and the United States of America; and to showcase those who have maintained the peace throughout history of this great land with sacrifice in service while wearing the symbols of law enforcement and while supporting the codes of the law enforcement profession.



Lake Tahoe Exploration

July 22 / 1300-1700

$25.00 ea.

Zephyr Cove Resort at Lake Tahoe is the best of both worlds: the beauty of a pristine mountain lake setting combined with the thrill of new adventures. Summertime here is all about life on and near the water: amazing paddle wheeler tours to Emerald Bay, a mile of private beach, jet skis and wakeboarding on beautiful Lake Tahoe. When winter comes, this is your basecamp for snowmobiling, with direct access to 25 groomed acres of terrain. With charming, historic cabins and fantastic dining, come see why Zephyr Cove is the year-round destination of choice at Lake Tahoe.




Tahoe M.S. Dixie II Emerald Bay Sightseeing Cruise

July 22 / TBD


Child (Age 3-11) - $15

This two-hour narrated Tahoe boat cruise offers non-stop photo opportunities to the crown jewel of South Lake Tahoe – Emerald Bay. As you cruise to, through, and back from Emerald Bay, you'll learn how it was formed and some of its fascinating history with a special video presentation. Lunch and complete bar service are available for purchase.




SPIAA Auxiliary Luncheon:

July 23 / 1200-1300

(Active Members of the Auxiliary are (FREE) Sponsored by: Todd Vinger & Assoc. LLC)

$20.00 ea. For Non-members


Annual Banquet

July 23 / 1800-2100

$45.00 ea.

Child (Age 0-12) - $20.00









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