January 12-14 (Fri-Sun) – AROC 5th Annual Mid-Winter Retreat in Palm Springs, California

January 12-14 (Friday-Sunday) – AROC National – 5th Annual Mid-Winter Retreat in Palm Springs, California.  Contact Cindy Banzer at c.banzer@aroc-usa.org or 503-709-7277, or Gordy Hyde at g.hyde@aroc-usa.org or 425-241-9307 for more information.


Please plan to join us for the 2018 AROC 5th Annual Mid-Winter Retreat in warm and sunny Palm Springs!

The Fifth Annual AROC Mid-Winter Retreat will be based in Palm Desert, California with several activities:

  • Friday, January 12th, afternoon/evening activity TBD
  • Saturday, January 13th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., guided driving tour through the beautiful Coachella Valley and surrounding mountains, with a no-host lunch at TBD.
  • Saturday, January 13th, 4 p.m. pool party and 6 p.m. reception at AROC President Cindy Banzer’s vacation home in Palm Desert.
  • Sunday, January 14th, 2 p.m. reception hosted by local car enthusiast.

To attend any or all of these hosted events, please RSVP as soon as possible:

Be sure to get your airline tickets and hotel reservations soon!  Also note that the Collector Car Auction Week begins on Saturday, January 13th and runs through Sunday, January 21 in the Phoenix, Arizona area.

NEARBY HOTELS BELOW:  Note that hotels fill quickly during the winter, especially during this three-day weekend. Make your reservations now.

Best Western Plus
Palm Desert Resort
74695 Highway 111
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Call (760) 340-4441 and ask for the Alfa Romeo Owners Club (AROC) rate of $209 King/$219 Two Queens for Friday and Saturday, $99 King/$119 Two Queens Sunday and Monday. Taxes are not included in these single night room rates.
Breakfast is cooked to order & included, Free Outdoor Parking only

Hyatt Regency
Indian Wells Resort & Spa
44600 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells, CA 92210
Call (760) 776-1234 and ask for the AAA or AARP rate of $258 King (only) for Friday-Monday nights. Taxes, resort fee and parking are not included in this single night room rate.
Breakfast is not included, Paid Covered Parking ($27 valet), Paid Outdoor Parking ($12 self)