The 2020 Employment Law Symposium is postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We are working on rescheduling and will announce a new date as soon as possible. 

The Umstead Hotel & Spa

This year's Symposium will take place at the Umstead Hotel & Spa in Cary, North Carolina.  The Umstead is a 5-star hotel that features a variety of luxury accommodations and premium amenities.  The Umstead's convenient location, stunning grounds and event facilities, and known brand of providing exceptional service made this venue the perfect choice to host this year's Symposium.

The Umstead is conveniently located and accessible from I-40.  For more information, including driving directions, visit

Hotel Rooms

Traveling from out of town? We've reserved a block of rooms at The Umstead for the evening of April 22, with a discounted rate of $299.  Guests are responsible for making their own reservations and all costs associated with their stay at The Umstead.

To make a reservation, call 866.877.4141 or 919.447.4050 and ask for the Ward and Smith group rate.