2019 AMA International Collegiate Conference
4/11/2019-4/13/2019 |
 

 

 
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​The AMA International Collegiate Conference is one of the best investments you can make as an aspiring marketer, and we invite you to join us April 11-13, 2019. Take your marketing to the next level next year, and join over 1,700 marketers in New Orleans for professional development, cutting edge career advice, competitions, networ​king and fun.

Undergraduate Marketing students looking to learn from industry professionals about careers and cutting edge Marketing and Sales practices. AMA collegiate chapters that want to celebrate their successes and learn Best Practice chapter management techniques, and students and AMA faculty advisors wanting to network with their peers.

The AMA International Collegiate Conference can inspire you and give you the tools you need, to start your career as a young marketing professional. 

Connect with us via Twitter @AMA_Collegiate and use #AMAICC.

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ICC 2019 Theme: "Market Ambitiously"

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Conference registration type Early-Bird Late Registration
Member  $215.00   $250.00
Non-Member        $265.00 $300.00

After February 28, 2019 the early bird rate will expire and no longer be valid. 

On-site registration in New Orleans is available at the regular rate. To fax or mail multiple registrations for the conference, please complete this form.​​

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Faculty Advisor Registration

Current Faculty Advisors with active AMA memberships are eligible for complimentary registration to the International Collegiate Conference in exchange for judging a collegiate competition this academic year. Please complete this form by February 28th, 2019.

Submissions received after Feb. 28th will have to pay $100 for their registration. 
To register please fill out the registration form. 

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Guidebook Conference App

The AMA 2018 International Collegiate Conference event guide is your one-stop shop for all things 2019 ICC. Follow the instructions below to download it:

Step 1: Get the AMA Event App.

Step 2: Download the AMA 2019 International Collegiate Conference Guide - still under construction (but feel free to download last year's guide to get all the details from last year's conference!)

  • ​Open up the AMA Event App.
  • Look under “Public Guides” and select the AMA 2018 International Collegiate Conference Guide.
  • Select “Download Guide” and it will become available immediately.

Using a non-iOS device, a non-Android device, a Windows phone, your  laptop or an older device? Don’t  worry – we’ve got you covered!  To view the web version of the event guide, go to this web page!

​ Conference Cancellation Policy

You may cancel your registration at any time by emailing info@ama.org​, calling 800-AMA-1150 or 312-542-9000. Cancellations received more than 30 days prior to the start of the event will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations received 7 to 30 days prior to the start of the event will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be provided for cancellations received less than 7 days prior to the event. No refunds will be issued after the event. All refunds will be refunded to your original method of payment.  Registrations may not be shared, but may be transferred at no cost at any point prior to the start of the event with notification to the AMA by phone or email. Please note: Any hotel room booked outside the AMA negotiated block of rooms will not be reimbursed for expenses, including the need to cancel the event.​

Conference Photo Policy

Registrants of AMA Events agree to allow AMA and its official photographer to photograph them in the context of the conference. Footage captured by the official AMA photographer may be used in future print and electronic promotional and archival materials. 


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ICC 2019 Agenda

Make sure to review all the competition deadlines and openings beginning in February for the 2019 conference! 

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Keynote Speakers
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Experience Speaks Speakers

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​​​Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

 
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Main House $249.00 Single/Double/Triple/Quad Occupancy (NOTE: AN EXTRA PERSON FEE MAY APPEAR WHEN RESERVING A ROOM ONLINE. THIS FEE WILL BE REMOVED BY THE HOTEL AND WILL NOT BE CHARGED.)

Rates are subject to applicable state & local taxes, currently 15.75% & a $3.00 occupancy tax per room per night (subject to change without notice). Rates are based on availability.

Reservations: +1.888.627.7033 

RESERVE A ROOM ONLINE NOW

Please reserve your overnight accommodations early as there are a limited number of AMA special rates available.


The reservation cut-off date is March 13, 2019.

The AMA has negotiated special group rates for the Collegiate Conference. You must make your hotel reservations by March 13, 2019 and properly identify yourself to qualify for the special group rate (based on availability). After March 13, 2019, the rooms will be released for sale to the general public, and all reservations will be accepted on a space available basis at the hotel's available rate - not at the group rate. 

A deposit charge equal to (1) one night’s stay is required to hold each reservation. Such deposit shall serve to confirm the reservation for the date(s) indicated, and, upon check-in, shall be applied to the first night of the reserved stay. The deposit is refundable if cancellation notice is received by 4:00pm hotel time at least (72) seventy-two hours prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained.

Check in time is 4:00pm, and check out is 12:00pm. Anyone arriving earlier than 4:00pm will be checked in as soon as room(s) become available. An early departure fee of (1) one night's room and tax will apply if a guest checks out prior to the confirmed checkout date. Upon check in, guests will be asked to verify their departure date. At that time, scheduled departure dates may be altered.

Sheraton Hotel Features, Services & Accommodations

Please visit the Sheraton New Orleans for a full list of services & features.

Shipping to the Sheraton

Shipping/Storage Procedures: Your chapter is responsible for shipping and storing any supplies, equipment, etc., needed for your display. If you are shipping materials, you must ensure that they arrive on the day you check-in to the hotel. The hotel does not provide storage for your exhibit and the AMA Staff Office will not be available for your storage purposes. Any items you bring must be stored in your guestroom. Anything shipped to the hotel will incur a handling fee set up by FedEx office. Shipping labels should be addressed as follows:

(Your Name)

Sheraton New Orleans
500 Canal Street New Orleans, LA 70130
Hold for guest arrival on (date you will arrive)
RE: AMA-2019 International Collegiate Conference – April 11-13, 2019

Internet Service

Complementary wireless internet is available in the lobby of the Sheraton New Orleans. Guestoom high speed internet access has a tiered pricing structure from $12.95 - $16.95 plus tax daily and allows up to 3 devices (subject to change).

Area Information

Located on historic Canal Street just steps from the French Quarter, the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is a short walk from Bourbon Street and steps away from the Mississippi River.  The Warehouse Arts District, Harrah’s Casino, the Aquarium of the Americas, IMAX Theater, the Superdome are all nearby, as are major malls including the Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, French Market and The Shops at Canal Place.

Area Attractions, Events and Tourism

Please visit New Orleans & Company for additional city information.

ADA 

The AMA is committed to providing equal access to our meetings for all attendees. If you are an attendee with a disability and require program accommodations, please contact the AMA Meeting Services Department, and a member of our staff will ensure that appropriate access arrangements are made. If you have specific disability related needs for your hotel sleeping room, please be sure to communicate those directly to the hotel when you make your reservation. In an effort to provide the highest quality of service to all attendees, we require that details of all access requests be communicated to collegiate@ama.org  at least 14 days in advance of the beginning of the meeting.



Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for American Marketing Association.

Please click here to book your flights. Use NY2M7 as the Meeting Event Code.

You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at +1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00am – 7:30pm (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code NY2M7.
*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

Tower Travel Management
AMA's travel coordinator, Tower Travel Management, is available to assist with reservations. Call +1.800.542.9700 within the U.S. and Canada. Reservation lines are open Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. CDT or, you may contact them via email at association@towertravel.com.

Tower Travel will proactively research airfares on ALL airline carriers to ensure that the lowest available fares are offered to all attendees. They are dedicated to providing superior customer service and hassle-free travel arrangements. Please note that fees, restrictions and cancellation penalties will apply. 

Area Airport
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
Distance from hotel: 15 miles
Drive time: 30 minutes depending on time of day & traffic
Directions: Take Interstate 10 Downtown/East/Slidell to the New Orleans Business District, exiting at Poydras St. Continue on Poydras St. to Camp St. Turn left on Camp St. Go 3 blocks & the hotel will be on the right side on the corner of Camp & Canal.

Transportation
Taxi Cabs
Taxis are readily available at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Rates are approximately $36.00-$40.00 one-way from the airport to the Sheraton New Orleans (rates are subject to change without notice). The hotel Doorman will be happy to assist you with taxis during your stay.
Uber and Lyft are also available at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

Airport Shuttle Service provided by Airport Shuttle
One-way: $24.00 per person
Roundtrip: $44.00 per person
MAKE A RESERVATION ONLINE NOW
-You must book your Airport Shuttle reservation online at least 24 hours prior to your flight arrival time.
-You can make changes to your reservation online.
-Airport Shuttle is found at Baggage Claim area 10 in Louis Armstrong International Airport.

Driving Directions to the Sheraton
From East
Take Interstate 10 West to the Canal Street Exit #235B.
Turn right on Canal Street.
The hotel is about 10 blocks down on the right side (at the corner of Camp Street).

From North
From the Causeway exit, take Interstate 10 East to the New Orleans Business District.
Continue to the Poydras Street exit.
Follow Poydras Street for approximately 8 blocks.
Turn left on Camp Street.
Continue on Camp Street for approximately 3 blocks.
The hotel will be on the right.

From South
Take Highway 90 to the Westbank Expressway.
Proceed on the Westbank Expressway to the Crescent City Connection (approx10 miles).
From the right lane, exit at Camp Street (8 red lights).
Turn right on Canal Street.

Streetcar Transportation
The Hotel is located right on the Streetcar line which provides easy transit along Canal Street, St. Charles Avenue, and the Riverfront. One-way cost: $1.25 (subject to change without notice).

Parking at the Hotel
Valet parking service is available on a first come first serve basis (spaces are limited and oversized vehicles are not permitted). Vehicles are secured in a covered garage adjacent to the Hotel. The overnight parking rate for cars is $46.00 plus tax per night (subject to change without notice). ​

A special thanks to all our sponsors and exhibitors!
Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting? Please reach out to Felipe Reyes for available opportunities: Sales@ama.org​

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