Guests of attendees are a special part of the PCIC Conferences. The Local Committee takes great care to help make their time at the Conference as pleasant and entertaining as possible by offering a variety of off-site activities while attendees participate in the daily sessions.
Who is a guest? A guest is a spouse/significant other, friend, or child that is not involved in an electrical industry related occupation. Authors, co-workers, or associates that are involved in any related industries may not be registered as a guest. Guests must be registered for the Conference to attend the Monday Social and to participate in guest-designated functions, such as the Guest Hospitality Suite, tours, vendor hospitality events, etc. Guests are not allowed to attend paper presentations or special meal functions (eg Authors, YEDS, or Emeritus meals). However, tickets for attendee luncheons are available for guests to purchase if they chose to do so.
Guest Tours are offered by the Local Committee throughout the conference. Guest Tour information for Atlanta 2020 will be added to this page in the upcoming months. Info below is from Vancouver 2019. The tours allow the guest to experience local areas of interest. See below for tour details and pricing. Tour tickets are non-refundable, but may be exchanged or sold between guests. Exchange information will be made available in the Guest Hospitality Suite.
The King Historic District Tour combines history, street art, and unforgettable storytelling. Combines history, street art, and unforgettable storytelling. You will discover how Atlanta changed the world, with a deep look at the places and people who impacted Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement.
On an easy 1.9 mile guided walk, attendees will visit iconic locations and forgotten landmarks such as: Ebenezer Baptist Church, John Wesley Dobbs Plaza and artwork, Madame C.J. Walker Beauty Salon and Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Homage to King and Jackson Street Bridge and Exterior of King Birth Home.
The Downtown Southern Food Walk combines food, history, street art, and unforgettable storytelling with 15 tastings at 7 restaurants. You will discover how Martin Luther King, Jr. was a foodie, while tasting essential Southern cuisine, like hoecakes, fried chicken, and pralines on an easy 1.9 mile guided walk.
Restaurant's Include: Paschal's (fried chicken, candied yams, cheesy grits, Uptown Vodka cocktail), Arden's Garden (Pineapple Apple Ginger juice, Yoga 1 juice, cheesy kale), Panbury's (steak and stout meat pie), Just Add Honey (Georgia Peaches sweet tea), Husker's (shrimp and grits), Metro Deli (hoecakes, beans, banana pudding), and Miss D's Popcorn and Pralines(triple popcorn, pecan praline)
The Grant Park Past & Future Food Walk is a fun walk though charming Historic Oakland Cemetery. Your guests will taste contemporary Southern flavors like shrimp and grits with sweet and sour vinaigrette from longstanding neighborhood spots.
On an easy 1.3 mile guided walk, attendees will discover how Atlanta is a city built on food plus enjoy historic Oakland Cemetery. You will enjoy 12 tastings at 4 restaurants: Six Feet Under (shrimp and grits; fried okra and fried catfish with cucumber wasabi soy sauce), Republic Social House (Southside wing; buffalo wing; sweet potato fries), Firepit (pork belly toast with homemade tomato jam; pretzel with beer cheese sauce; 4 oz pony punch cocktail- Old 4th gin, triple sec, pineapple, sparkling wine), and Little Tart Bakeshop (seasonal galette; whole wheat chocolate chip cookie)
A beautiful way to spend the day. Explore walking the garden’s paths an urban oasis in the heart of Midtown, the Garden includes 30 acres of outdoor gardens, an award-winning Children’s Garden, the serene Storza Woods highlighted by a unique Canopy Walk, and the picturesque Skyline Garden.
Plus, you’ll also take a break along the way to enjoy a picnic lunch. Lunch valued at $10