port of portland, maine

September 4 - 6, 2019     Portland, Maine


Welcome to Portland, Maine.

We hope to see you in beautiful Portland, Maine, as we continue our collaboration on performance management and quality assurance in vocational rehabilitation.

Summit Conference will be held at the Holiday Inn by the Bay. Take a virtual tour.

Room Reservations

The deadline for a reduced room rate was August 3, 2019. To reserve a room at a reduced rate:

  • Reserve online at Holiday Inn by the Bay. No group code is needed for online registration. The group code will automatically default when you enter your dates of stay.
  • Or call the hotel 1 (800) 345-5050. Use group title PEQA Summit.

Room Cost

On or Before August 3 Registration Deadline

$146 for single or double occupancy with two double beds, based on availability.

$10 additional charge for any additional people sharing the room.

$156 for Standard King Size bed, single or double occupancy, Based on availability.

$171 for Executive room type (king or double/double) Based on availability.

After August 3 Reservation Deadline

Hotel cannot confirm a specific rate after the release date as rates will vary and increase closer to the date.

As of May 9 the rates are currently $309 per night.


All rooms are subject to 9% hotel tax unless proper tax exemption is provided. You must have an exemption number issued from the State of Maine Bureau of Taxation to be valid. Federal and Other State exemptions will not apply.


Available for $10/night per vehicle for overnight guests. Daytime event parking is available for $5/day in garage next to facility. This fee will be paid upon entry. Please note entry payments are cash only.

Want to Explore?

  • The Old Port

    Just steps away from the hotel, the Old Port thrives with unique shops, diverse restaurants, a vibrant arts district, and a working waterfront.

  • “America’s Foodiest Small Town”

    Designated by Bon Appétit.

  • Casco Bay Islands

    These beautiful islands are easily accessible by ferry.

  • The Portland Head Light

    Commissioned by George Washington, this historic lighthouse is just 4.5 miles from the hotel.

  • Working Port

    This working waterfront represents Maine’s roots in a robust fishing community. While there, try the lobster!

Use this accessible document to explore Portland, Maine!

Visitor’s Guide to Portland, Maine

This event is provided with support from the Program Evaluation and Quality Assurance Technical Assistance Center (PEQA-TAC) grant from the Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) award number PR#H263B150004. The contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.