WMC Tours

Please note: Registration is closed

As always, TCIA has scheduled many optional activities and tours that are exclusive to WMC attendees! These excursions are a great opportunity to “hang” with industry colleagues and make long lasting friends and memories.

These events are customized to fit neatly into the WMC schedule. No need to coordinate around sessions or other events — we did all the hard work for you!

Check out the schedule below for more details on these customized tours and activities. Space is limited, so reserve your spots early!


Sunday, February 5

  • Super Bowl Party
    6:00 PM | $30
    Come cheer on your team and enjoy Super Bowl style hors d’oeuvres. Cash bar.

Monday, February 6

  • Tenth Annual Families in Business Luncheon and Roundtable
    12:15 – 1:15 PM | $35
    When you mix family and business, you’re never off the clock. The Families in Business Roundtable is an informal opportunity for family members who work full or “part-time” in the tree care business to share ideas with like-minded peers. The discussions, ranging from time management to maintaining a work-life balance, are determined by you!
  • Sunset Catamaran Cruise
    4:30 – 8:30 PM | $115
    This tour is sold out; please email Mai Chen at mchen@tcia.org to be placed on a waitlist.
    A WMC classic! Sit back and enjoy the ocean breeze as you glide through the Fajardo Caribbean coastal line, while snacking on hors d’oeuvres and your favorite libation from the open bar.
    Limited to 200. 

 

Tuesday, February 7

  • Cooking Class with Executive Chef
    8:30 – 11:00 AM | $125
    This tour is sold out; please email Mai Chen at mchen@tcia.org to be placed on a waitlist.
    Enjoy the morning preparing and cooking under the direction of Wyndham’s Executive Chef! After your lesson, enjoy your delicious meal with your fellow chefs-in-training.
  • Old San Juan Walking Tour
    12:00 – 4:30 PM | $120
    This tour is sold out; please email Mai Chen at mchen@tcia.org to be placed on a waitlist.
    Uncover 500 years of fascinating history with a private walking tour through the narrow streets of Old San Juan. Explore the San Cristobal Fortress, and conclude the tour with a stroll along the promontory of the Old City. Lunch at Barrachina, the birthplace of the piña colada, is included.
    Limited to 20.
  • El Yunque Rain Forest
    12:00 – 5:00 PM | $105
    This tour is sold out; please email Mai Chen at mchen@tcia.org to be placed on a waitlist.

    Walk among 1,000-year-old trees in the El Yunque Rain Forest, the only tropical forest in the United States National Forest System. Photograph exotic, lush wildflowers, and enjoy breathtaking views of La Coca Falls and Yokahú Tower. Boxed lunch and bottled water included.
    Limited to 20.
  • Robert Felix Memorial Golf Tournament
    12:30 – 5:30 PM | $325
    The Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Country Club Golf Course, home to this year’s Robert Felix Memorial Golf Tournament, offers sun-drenched greens against a tropical background. Organized and hosted by the Tree Care Industry Association Foundation (TCIAF), proceeds from this annual event are earmarked to benefit students of arboriculture. Indulge in an afternoon of guilt-free golf while supporting our industry! Registration includes beautiful views, a shared cart, green fees, lunch, beverages, awards reception and prizes.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Learn more about hole sponsorships, lunch/beverage cart, golfer challenges, awards reception and more by contacting Amy Tetreault at 1-800-733-2622 x123 or development@tcia.org

Wednesday, February 8

  • Kayaking Adventure
    This tour is sold out; please email Mai Chen at mchen@tcia.org to be placed on a waitlist.

    12:00 – 4:00 PM | $146
    Kayak along the coastline, and take in the majesty of the El Yunque Rain Forest and mountains.  Then, snorkel among bright coral reef formations and schools of tropical fish. Conclude the tour with refreshments at the Playa Escondida. Lunch and snorkeling equipment included. Please note: Only double kayaks are available, so we suggest signing up in pairs. Limited to 20 people (10 double kayaks).
    Physical requirements: For ages 8 years and older; participants must be in good physical condition and fair swimmers; it is not recommended you go if you are pregnant, have recently undergone surgery, or if you have a heart condition. There is a maximum weight capacity of 450 lbs. per kayak.
  • Half Day Snorkeling Trip
    This tour is sold out; please email Mai Chen at mchen@tcia.org to be placed on a waitlist.
    12:30 – 4:30 PM | $180
    First stop on this tour is an uninhabited island, where you can snorkel in the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. Then, board the catamaran and sail to a second snorkeling destination off the coast. Snorkeling equipment included. Lunch buffet and cash bar will be available on board. For ages 3+; it is not recommended you go if you are pregnant.
    Limited to 48.
  • ATV Adventure
    12:30 – 3:30 PM | $186
    This tour is sold out; please email Mai Chen at mchen@tcia.org to be placed on a waitlist.
    Drive an ATV on a guided tour through the exotic Puerto Rican countryside, traversing table top ranges and a subtropical forest.  Only double ATVs available, so we suggest signing up in pairs. Lunch and bottled water included.
    Limited to 20 (10 ATVs). Drivers must have a valid driver’s license.  Passengers must be 12+.  There is a combined weight of 485 lbs. per ATV.
  • Voice for Tree Political Action Committee Dinner & Auction
    6:30 – 10:00 PM | Separate ticketed event at La Cava del Terroir
    Spend the evening under the stars overlooking the Caribbean Sea at this year’s Voice for Trees Political Action Committee Dinner & Auction. Kick off the evening with a cocktail reception before settling in for a delicious dinner and an entertaining auction amidst your colleagues. Bid on exclusive jewelry, unparalleled vacations and equipment rentals … all while raising funds to advance your interests in Washington. One of the most anticipated events at WMC, reserve your spot by contacting Amy Tetreault, at 800-733-2622 x123 or Development@tcia.org.

Thursday, February 9

  • Deep Sea Fishing
    This tour is sold out; please email Mai Chen at mchen@tcia.org to be placed on a wait list.
    12:00 – 5:00 PM | $255
    Fishermen can test their luck and skill in the waters around Puerto Rico. Sunny Caribbean days, top quality vessels and captains who know where to find the biggest catch make this trip a rewarding experience! Boxed lunch, beer, water and fishing equipment included.
    Limited to 24.
  • ATV Adventure
    This tour is sold out; please email Mai Chen at mchen@tcia.org to be placed on a wait list.

    12:30 – 3:30 PM | $186
    Drive an ATV on a guided tour through the exotic Puerto Rican countryside, traversing table top ranges and a subtropical forest.  Only double ATVs available, so we suggest signing up in pairs. Lunch and bottled water included.
    Limited to 20 (10 ATVs). Drivers must have a valid driver’s license.  Passengers must be 12+.  There is a combined weight of 485 lbs. per ATV.