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CREIA is the oldest and largest nonprofit state inspector association in the country…and we are California-specific in our education and consumer outreach. Since 1976, CREIA has been dedicated to enhancing consumer protection and promoting public awareness. California Law specifically mentions CREIA as an industry benchmark!

The 2018 Conference Committee has built a conference schedule to cover inspection basics; niche/special opportunities geared to those with intermediate to advanced knowledge; and commercial inspections. Over 30 ASHI/CREIA CECs possible with Full Conference Registration!

The CREIA Conference is a not to miss event!


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Conference Highlights

  • Wednesday and Thursday Pre-Conference Sessions*
  • Wednesday NEW Pool Safety Act Session: What You Need to Know!
  • Thursday Group SOP Inspection*
  • Thursday NHIE Study Class*
  • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Educational Sessions
  • Friday CREIA Welcome and Exhibitor Appreciation Reception
  • Saturday Annual Business Meeting, Legislative Update & Awards Lunch
  • CHILAC donation opportunity drawings
  • Exhibitor Showcase ~ view the latest products and services offered by the many vendors that will be present
  • Several opportunities for networking with your peers
  • Sessions are approved for ASHI/CREIA CECs
  • alt Many sessions are ICC approved--earn up to 3.45 CEUs
  • Excursions available for guests of Full Conference registrants.
  • FEMA P50 Class & Refresher session - Interested in becoming a CREIA Certified Seismic Assessor? Click here!
  • CREIA GIVES BACK! Bring school supplies, educational game or art supplies to donate to  Military Child Appreciation Month!

Separate fees apply and/or registration fee is included with Fee Registration--see fees section.

CEC Information

Please note:

  1. You will be asked to select the sessions you would like to take during the Conference directly on the on-line registration form.
  2. There will also be sign-in sheets in back of each session room, which are used for auditing purposes. Do not forget to sign-in each session.
  3. You will receive a certificate of completion.

Plan Your Stay! - Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, CA

Westin South Coast Plaza
686 Anton Boulevard
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 540-2500

Reserve Your Guestroom 
Rates: Single Room Rate $169/night (Group Rate available until April 6, 2018. Subject to availability)
Self-Parking is offered at a discounted rate of $15/car
Shuttle: Complimentary shuttle from John Wayne Airport (SNA) - Call the hotel at (714) 540-2500 and request the shuttle once your baggage is in hand.
Internet: Complimentary wireless internet


An Elegant Hotel Retreat in Orange County
An invigorating stay awaits you at The Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa. Perfectly located in scenic Orange County, CA, they provide unmatched access to the best of the area - from exceptional shopping at South Coast Plaza (connected to the hotel via a pedestrian bridge) to Disneyland® Resort, Knott’s Berry Farm®, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, and South Coast Repertory. They’re also pleased to provide a complimentary shuttle to and from John Wayne Airport (SNA) for your convenience.

You'll be thrilled with the spacious, sophisticated rooms and exceptional amenities including an outdoor pool and tennis courts. After a busy day in Costa Mesa, you'll look forward relaxing with a flavorful meal from the hotel's SuperFoodsRx™ menu.