Annual Meeting and Exhibit


The 2016 SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit will be held at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
3708 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Hotel reservations may be made through the reservation web site. Guests may also book through the call center at +1-702-698-7575 (local) or +1-855-435-0005 (toll free) and referencing the group code, SSOAM6.

Guest room rates (not including taxes) - $225.00 single/double occupancy

Rooms will be available at this rate until Sept. 23 or until the block is filled.

There are a limited number of guest rooms available at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.  Due to the high room demands, the SOA has expanded the room block.  Currently, the group rate is sold out, but there are rooms available at prevailing rates, which range from $299-$650 or higher, per night, depending on the nights booked.

Additional rooms have been secured at Vdara.

Vdara Hotel & Spa
2600 W. Harmon Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89158

Room rates at Vdara Hotel & Spa vary per night, between $209-$245, plus a $32 resort fee and applicable taxes. Click on the link to reserve your room or call +1-866-745-7767 and provide the agent with Group Code SOAAM16.

Vdara Hotel & Spa room reservation link

Make your reservations early. It is possible our room block may sell out before the reservation deadline of Sept. 23, 2016. Reservations made after this deadline are subject to space and rate availability. Make your reservations by calling the hotel directly. Be sure you mention you are attending the 2016 SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit.

Early Departure Fee
When checking into the hotel you will be asked to confirm your departure date. At this time you may change your departure date without penalty. Any changes in the departure date after that may result in an early checkout fee.

Why Stay at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas?
We realize there are many hotel options available and by staying at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas we offer you the chance to save through the SOA group rate. Staying at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas also provides the best opportunity to network with your peers and maximizes the quality of your meeting experience.

Confirmation of your hotel reservation is provided by the hotel. If you have not received a confirmation number prior to your departure for Las Vegas, please call the hotel to make sure your reservation is in order. Remember to mention your affiliation with the Society of Actuaries in all hotel communications to ensure the correct handling of your reservation.

Hotel Check-In and Checkout
Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and checkout time is noon. Those arriving early may check their bags with the bell desk in the hotel lobby.

Hotel/Airport Transportation
Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport is located about four miles from The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Typical taxi fare is about $25.00.




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