Know Before You Arrive! FAQ’s

Check In/Packet Pick Up/Information

  • 7:00-8:00 am – Monday – Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites – Breakfast and Check-In in the foyer of the Grand Ballroom
  • 8:00-9:10 am –  Monday – Welcome and Keynote Speaker  in the Grand Ballroom – If you arrive late, you will be directed to take an empty seat, even if it’s at the front!
  • 9:30 am – First breakout sessions begin
  • Check-In will remain available all day Monday and Tuesday in the foyer of the Grand Ballroom

 Venue & Session Rooms

  • All events will take place at the Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites, 2525 Ashland Street, Ashland, Oregon.
  • Your personal agenda of sessions and locations will be provided at Check-In.
  • There will be a location map of the session rooms in the Conference Guide given at Check-In.
  • The Monday NAO Networking Reception hosted by the Nonprofit Association of Oregon (NAO) is in the Stardust Lounge
  • Tuesday Morning Leadership Forum Breakfast is in the Grand Ballroom (pre-registration required).


  • Carpool! Carpool! Carpool!
  • The Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites has free parking for ONLC attendees.
  • Parking is your responsibility.
  • Disabled parking spaces are available but not guaranteed at the Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites. If you have special needs, please let us know and we will accommodate you.
  • For questions or concerns email

Going Green

  • Carpool!
  • You may receive an email with a link to a digital document for your session. Feel free to print it if you prefer a hard copy.
  • There will be glasses and water stations in all session rooms.
  • At the end of the conference, if you won’t be using your plastic badge holder and/or lanyard, please drop them in the “Lanyard and Badge” recycle bins as you leave your last session.

Which sessions are in which rooms?

  • Please refer to the Conference Guide distributed at Check-In.
  • All sessions are at the Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites. Your personal agenda will list your confirmed sessions and locations.

Where do I find the foundation reps during the Meet the Funders sessions?

  • If you registered for a Meet the Funders session, the foundation list will be provided at Check-In.  Once in the ballroom, look for Foundation Names in the center of the tables.

What should I expect at the Meet the Funders sessions?

Entering/exiting sessions

  • Sessions are booked to capacity. If you haven’t registered for a session, please don’t take the seat of someone who has.
  • If you choose to enter/exit a session while it is in progress, please do so quietly.

Need help during the conference?

    • Check in at the ONLC information desk in the foyer of the Grand Ballroom

  • There are many ONLC volunteers! Look for someone wearing a name badge with a red “committee” or blue “volunteer” ribbon.

Conference Survey and Feedback

  • Following the conference, you will receive an email with a link to a survey. Please take the time to share your thoughts as we depend you your feedback to continue to improve the ONLC.  Include your email in the survey and you will be entered into a drawing for a free registration for the 2019 ONLC!