Frequently Asked Questions

What are my parking options getting to the event?

The Salem Convention Center offers ample free parking to conference attendees in their underground garage.  The garage entrance is accessible via Liberty Street.

What are the hotel accommodations?

The Grand Hotel is located next to the Salem Convention Center. There is a block of rooms reserved for the RE:Conference on the Monday and Tuesday nights.  Just mention you are with the Neighborhood Partnerships conference.

Does the Salem Convention Center have gender-neutral restrooms?

The Salem Convention Center only offers gendered bathrooms and we encourage all attendees to use the bathroom that they are most comfortable with.

Will there be space available for lactation needs?

Yes!  The Salem Convention Center allows individuals to use space in their administrative office.  Please connect with event staff if you need a private space.

Is the Salem Convention Center accessible?

The Salem Convention Center is accessible to persons with disabilities and persons who are wheelchair users. Assistive listening devices (ALD) are available upon advance request. For individuals requiring an ALD or other accommodations, please contact Stacey at 503-226-3001 x119 or with any questions, as early as possible prior to the conference to help us to ensure availability. We will make every attempt to meet your needs, but will be more likely to be able to do so if we have time to plan in advance. We encourage you to visit the Salem Convention website to review parking and building information (1st floor | 2nd floor).

How can I connect on social media?

Use the hashtag #ReConf2018 and follow Neighborhood Partnerships on Twitter and Facebook.

Are there group discounts?

There are no group discounts for the event.  But, please use the group ticket ordering feature for ease of use.

Are there scholarships available?

Yes. Please fill out the scholarship application here. Contact Stacey at with any questions.  There are two rounds of scholarship deadlines - August 15th and September 14th.

Please do not also register for the conference if you are applying for a scholarship.

Can my ticket be transfered?

Yes!  For information about transfering or changing ticket information, please visit here.  If you still need help, please direct questions to Stacey at

Can my ticket be refunded?

Neighborhood Partnerships will offer a full refund on registration tickets for cancellation until August 24, 2018.  From August 25 to September 25, we will offer a 50% refund.  Beginning September 26th, we are unable to provide any refunds on registration tickets.

Please first visit here to discover how to request a refund through Eventbrite.  If you still need help, please direct refund requests to Stacey at  Please allow three (3) business days to receive a response.


Neighborhood Partnerships is a statewide nonprofit organization with a 27-year history of achieving impacts throughout Oregon’s communities. We are recognized for our leadership in policy and program design, advocacy, and program management. We work with organizations, foundations, jurisdictions, trade associations, and individuals who are committed to improving life for all Oregonians. We are the manager of the Oregon Individual Development Account (IDA) Initiative, the convener of the Oregon Asset Building Coalition, and the convener of the Housing Alliance.