Travel Logistics for the 2022 Wildfire Leadership Summit

General Information

Day 1  9:00 AM start time: For representatives from wildfire recovery communities, After the Fire USA Board, and After the Fire USA Advisory Board members,

10:30 AM start time for all other general attendees.

Day 1 program ends at 5:00 PM, followed by an onsite reception until 6:30 PM.

Day 2 program is from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM with an optional evening event from 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM.

Day 3 program is from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

For some helpful general information about travel in the area, see the Sonoma County Tourism website and the Sonoma Valley tourism website.

Summit Details and Registration

  • Invitations to the Summit will arrive via email from After the Fire USA with registration hosted on Eventbrite.
  • Didn't get an invitation? Contact us via email to inquire [email protected]
  • Due to capacity limited to 150 people maximum per day, we can only confirm a limited number of attendees.
  • There is no registration fee to participate in the Summit, however participants must cover their own travel and lodging costs.
  • Beverages and lunch will be provided to attendees each day, along with a Tuesday reception and an optional event in the evening on Wednesday, Sept. 21.
  • The three day event schedule is in development will be posted by mid-July.
  • After the Fire USA would like to thank Fannie Mae and other sponsors for making the Wildfire Leadership Summit possible.

Conference Location

  • The conference will take place at Hanna Institute in beautiful Sonoma Valley, located in southeastern Sonoma County.
    • Hanna Institute, 17000 Arnold Dr, Sonoma, CA 95476

Getting to Sonoma Valley

Some of you will drive to the Summit. Others will plan to arrive by air:

We highly recommend you rent a car if you are traveling by air. Suggested airports with car rentals and shuttle services available:

For some helpful general information about travel in the area, see the Sonoma County Tourism website and the Sonoma Valley tourism website.

Lodging Options

September is the height of the tourist season in wine country. We recommend that you book your lodging early, and plan to rent a car if you are not driving to the Summit. The following lodging options are conveniently located, not far from our meeting venue. Keep in mind that Sonoma County is large; we recommend selecting a hotel in the Sonoma Valley area.

Traveling as a group from your area? Consider renting a home for your group by exploring options on AirBnB and VRBO.

Hotels in Sonoma

Good Value:
  • The Sonoma Hotel (est. $160-250/night)
    110 West Spain Street
    Sonoma, CA 95476
    Direct: 707-996-2996 Toll-free: 800-468-6016

  • Sonoma Creek Inn (est. $147-182/night)
    239 Boyes Boulevard
    Sonoma, CA 95476
    Direct: 707-939-9463 Toll-free: 888-712-1289
  • El Pueblo Inn (est. $199-$259/night)
    896 West Napa Street
    Sonoma, CA 95476
    Direct: 707-996-3651

Unique:

Resort Setting:

  • The Lodge at Sonoma Resort, Autograph Collection (est. $604/night)
    1325 Broadway at Leveroni & Napa Roads
    Sonoma, CA, USA, 95476
    Direct: 707-935-6600

There are more lodging choices in the cities of Rohnert Park, Petaluma, Santa Rosa and Napa, but keep in mind these are a driving distance from the conference in Sonoma of at least 30-45 minutes. To explore these options, refer to Sonoma County Tourism.