GTSC is excited to offer the following activities and excursions during the 2024 Annual Meeting!

Additional Activities & Excursions coming soon!

Abstract Bingo

Play black-out abstract bingo during the GTSC 2024 Annual Meeting! When you check-in at the registration table, you will receive a complimentary bingo card with about 12 abstract titles. Throughout the conference, visit each poster number on your card, learn a little about the abstract and have the presenter initial their bingo box on your card.

Once complete, return the card to the registration table and be entered into our Abstract Bingo grand prize drawing - a $500 Delta gift card! The drawing will take place during the Saturday evening Gala Dinner. There is no fee to participate.

Exhibitor Wine Walk*

GTSC will hold its 2nd annual Exhibitor Wine Walk, exclusively for medical professionals and our exhibitors! After the Thursday educational program from 5:15pm - 6:15pm, medical professionals are invited to gather in the exhibit hall where they will be divided among the exhibit tables. Once the event has begun, attendees can enjoy a sample of the provided wine while listening to the exhibitor's 2–3 minute 'elevator pitch'. After three minutes, attendees will enter the answer to the exhibitor's secret question on the mobile app, before moving onto the next table.

Those who visit each booth and have answered all secret questions by the end of Saturday's educational session will be entered into our Wine Walk grand prize drawing - a $500 Delta gift card! The drawing will take place during the evening Gala Dinner.

Can't attend the Wine Walk? No problem! Attendees who can’t attend the wine walk will still be able to visit booths throughout the conference, answer the secret question and be entered in for the grand prize drawing.


Enjoy a night of stargazing during the GTSC Welcome Reception on Thursday! Experienced sky guides will be available onsite and know the best place to scope out the stars! The guides will share the latest discoveries in astronomy, little-known facts about our universe, and the diverse cultural history written in the night sky. Two telescopes, two skyguides, and three pairs of binoculars will be provided. Please note, the best gazing is at approx. 7pm in March, but there should be great viewing throughout the entire evening!

This event is included with your meeting registration!

Golf Tournament*

Join us for GTSC's Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, March 15th at 12:15pm, located at the Pete Dye Golf Course (held on property)! The Pete Dye Resort Course at the Westin Rancho Mirage first opened in 1987. One of the more tame Pete Dye designs in the portfolio, this Dye course is best described as "Potentially Diabolical, Yet Indescribably Playable."

The cost is $225/player and includes green fees, golf cart, boxed lunch, gratuity and applicable taxes. Club rentals will be available onsite for $65 and includes 6 balls.The course is on-property and walkable. Transportation is on your own.

Prizes for Top Team, Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin will be given during our Gala Dinner on Saturday evening. All skill levels welcome!

Fun Run*

Go the extra mile with GTSC! Join us for our Annual 5K Fun Run, to be held Saturday, March 16th at 6:15am at the Westin Mission Hills!

This event is included with your meeting registration and includes bottled water and fresh bananas. Prizes to the top three fastest males and females will be given during our Saturday Gala Dinner.

All ages & skill levels welcome!

PickelBall Tournament*

Join us on Saturday, March 16th from 1pm-4pm at the Westin Mission Hills courts for our first ever Pickleball tournament! Enjoy light refreshments while networking with your peers. Prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd male & and female winners will be given during our Gala Dinner on Saturday.

This event is included with your meeting registration and includes light refreshments and paddles.

Due to timing constraints, Pickelball is available to only 20 players. Kindly sign up only if you know you're going to play. Thank you.

Spa Discount

GTSC Attendees can enjoy 10% off all services. Simply mention this promotion when booking your service.

We highly encourage you book your service well in advance and before the meeting as spots will fill up quickly!

Set amongst calming desert scenery, The Spa at The Westin Rancho Mirage, invites you to “get back to your best self.” Soothing scents fill the air and earthy tones create a tranquil spa environment. Upon entry, you will be greeted with a sense of calm as our experienced and attentive staff guides you along your spa journey. Engage all 5 senses with the exclusive HaloIR™, the first sauna to offer a synergistic combination of Infrared Saunas and Salt Therapy. Learn More

*Register for these events when you register for the meeting! Not sure if you want to attend at the time of registration or want to pay on a separate card? No worries - you can register for the meeting and then register for activities at a later time.

GTSC Executive Office:
1935 County Road B2 W, Ste 165 | Roseville, MN 55113
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