AMA Marketing & Public Policy Conference: Washington DC

Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20009
1/1/0001 12:00 AM - 1/1/0001 12:00 AM
Register before 1/1/0001 12:00 AM for early registration fee

2011 CONFERENCE PROGRAM


2011 Pre-Conference Program

The 2011 AMA Marketing & Public Policy Conference (MPPC) will be held once again in Washington, DC.  MPPC is the premier national and international event for marketing academics, public policy makers, and marketing practitioners interested in social and public policy.  The conference provides a great forum for individuals with a variety of backgrounds to discuss important public policy issues facing consumers throughout the world.

More information about this important upcoming conference can be found at http://waltoncollege.uark.edu/mppc/.

Conference Co-Chairs
Elizabeth Howlett
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

John Kozup
Villanova University Center for Marketing and Public Policy Research

Jeremy Kees
Villanova University Center for Marketing and Public Policy Research

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2011 Registration Form
* Made available for doctoral, government and corporate registrants 

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2012 Marketing & Public Policy Conference

Click Here for Information

 

2011 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

2011 Pre-Conference Program

The 2011 AMA Marketing & Public Policy Conference (MPPC) will be held once again in Washington, DC.  MPPC is the premier national and international event for marketing academics, public policy makers, and marketing practitioners interested in social and public policy.  The conference provides a great forum for individuals with a variety of backgrounds to discuss important public policy issues facing consumers throughout the world.

More information about this important upcoming conference can be found at http://waltoncollege.uark.edu/mppc/.

Conference Co-Chairs
Elizabeth Howlett
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

John Kozup
Villanova University Center for Marketing and Public Policy Research

Jeremy Kees
Villanova
University Center for Marketing and Public Policy Research

 

2011 Registration Form
* Made available for doctoral, government and corporate registrants

 

_________________________________________________

2012 Marketing & Public Policy Conference

Click Here for Information

Registration is not available at this time.

Conference Hotel Location
Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 1 202.483.3000
Fax: 1 202.232.0438
Reservations: 1 888.DC.HILTON OR 1 202.797.5820
Hotel Website: http://www.hilton.com
http://www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/DCAWHHH-Washington-Hilton-District-of-Columbia/index.do

The Washington Hilton hotel in Washington, DC is a contemporary urban retreat situated on several acres near Dupont Circle in the heart of the nation's capital. Guests at the landmark Hilton hotel in Washington, DC will enjoy being in the center of the District’s most sought after neighborhoods, including Adams Morgan, Woodley Park and the U Street Corridor. The hotel is a mile from the Smithsonian National Zoo and just four blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro Station on the Red Line.

The Washington Hilton hotel is pleased to unveil the completion of a $150 million landmark restoration project - a top-to-bottom makeover where classic style meets the contemporary attitude of this legendary property built in 1965.

Rates:
$199.00 Single occupancy
$219.00 Double occupancy
(plus applicable taxes & fees, currently 14.5%, subject to change without notice)
Please reserve your overnight accommodations early as there are a limited number of AMA special rates available.

To make online reservations, please visit the following website:
http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/D/DCAWHHH-PPC-20110531/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

The reservation cut-off date is Thursday, May 5, 2011.
The AMA has negotiated special group rates for the 2011 Marketing & Public Policy Conference. You must make your hotel reservations by May 5, 2011 and properly identify yourself (2011 Marketing & Public Policy Conference) to qualify for the special group rate. After May 5, 2011, 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 in the amount of (1) one night’s room & tax for each confirmed room will be due at time of booking. Deposits are refundable if cancellations are received by 3:00 p.m. local time at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to arrival. Checks and major credit cards are acceptable to establish prepayment. All credit cards used to prepay will be charged immediately. In the event that a guest fails to check-in for a guaranteed reservation, a non-refundable charge of one night room and tax will be charged to the credit card on file and the balance of the reservation will be cancelled.  

Check in time is 3:00 p.m., and check out is at 11:00 a.m. Anyone arriving earlier than 3:00 p.m. will be checked in as soon as a room(s) becomes available. Guests checking out early will be assessed an early departure fee of (1) one night’s room & tax. Upon check in, guests will be asked to verify their departure date.  At that time, scheduled departure dates may be altered.

Hotel Features, Services & Accommodations
Please visit the hotel website at http://www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/DCAWHHH-Washington-Hilton-District-of-Columbia/index.do for a full list of services & features.

Area Attractions, Events and Tourism
Please visit Destination DC for area information http://washington.org/.

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 our office at least 14 days in advance of the beginning of the meeting.

AMA TRAVEL PROGRAM
We are pleased to announce American Airlines as an official carrier for AMA.

DESTINATION CITY:  Washington, DC – BWI, DCA, IAD
• 5% off the lowest applicable fare

For reservations, call 1 800.433.1790, and refer to the authorization number/promotion code below:
• 1261DF
Or go directly to www.aa.com to book your flights.

Take advantage of a 5% discount on AA, American Eagle and AmericanConnections. It's simple!  After you have selected your flight(s) under the "Enter Passenger Details" tab, go to the "AA.com Promotion Code" field and enter in your Authorization Code.

Discount Fares are valid for travel on American Airlines, American Eagle®, AmericanConnection®, oneworld Alliance, and codeshare partners from anywhere to your meeting destination.

Reservations and Ticketing
For reservations and ticketing information, call AmericanAirlines Meeting Services Desk, or have your travel professional call 1 800.433.1790 from anywhere in the United States or Canada, seven days a week, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight (Central Time), and reference the authorization number shown above.  Reservations for the hearing and speech impaired are also available at 1 800.543.1586.  There is a $20.00 reservations service fee for tickets issued through AA reservations, and a $30.00 ticketing fee for tickets issued at the airport.  There is no fee for booking online.

Frequent Flyer Miles
Earn AAdvantage® miles for your trip. The AAdvantage program was the first airline frequent traveler program, and for more than 20 years has offered members the most innovative ways to earn travel awards.  Enroll online at www.aa.com.

TOWER TRAVEL
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 8 am-6 pm CST.  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.

Alamo Rent-A-Car
Drive Happy with Alamo. Where American Marketing Association members save up to 20%. And, with self-serve check-in you can skip the counter, check-in at the kiosk and drive away. All you need is a valid driver's license, major credit card and an existing reservation. It's that easy. To make a reservation click here: https://www.alamo.com/index.do?action=/hotDealsTemplate&msg=alamo-ama
or call Alamo Rent A Car at 1 800.462.5266. Be sure to request Contract ID AMA7745 at the time of reservation.

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Pick-up and drop-off service is subject to geographic and other restrictions.

National Car Rental
As an American Marketing Association member, you'll get up to 20% off rentals at National Car Rental.  And, with the Emerald Club® from National Car Rental, you can bypass the counter and choose your own car. To enroll now, click here: www.emeraldclub.com
To make a reservation online click here:
https://www.nationalcar.com/index.do?action=/hotDealsTemplate&msg=national-ama
or call National Car Rental at 1 800.CAR.RENT® and reference Contract ID AMA7745 at the time of reservation.  Go National. Go Like a Pro.

Directions to Hotel
FROM NEAREST METRO STATION (Dupont Circle):

The Dupont Circle Metro Station on the Red Line is closest Metro Station to the hotel. Exit at the north end of the Station to Q Street and walk four blocks north on Connecticut Avenue to Washington Hilton, located at 1919 Connecticut Avenue.
FROM NATIONAL AIRPORT (DCA):
Follow signs to I-395 and 14th St. Bridge. While on 395 North, move to the left lane when you see the sign for Route One. This will take you to the 14th Street exit. Take 395 North over the 14th St. Bridge. Stay in the left-hand lane. Take 14th St. to R St. NW. You will notice the streets run alphabetically. Make a left on R St. Follow R St. for six blocks to Connecticut Avenue NW. Make a right on Connecticut Ave. Washington Hilton will be four blocks up on right.
PARKING: From Connecticut Avenue, take a right on T Street and drive alongside the perimeter of the hotel. Drive past the T Street Ballroom entrance, and at the first intersection, take a hard left onto Florida Avenue, and then another left onto 19th Street. The parking facility entrance is located on the left, on 19th Street.
FROM DULLES AIRPORT (IAD):
Take Dulles toll road to Rt. 66 East. Take Rt. 66 to Constitution Avenue. Constitution Avenue to 18th St. Left on 18th St. 18th St. to Connecticut Ave. Left on Connecticut Ave. Stay in left-hand lane and take the Dupont Circle underpass. Washington Hilton will be three blocks up on right corner Connecticut Ave and T St. FROM BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (BWI):
Leave terminal and follow signs to I-95 South. Take I-95 South to 495 West. 495 West to exit 33, the sign will say Chevy Chase/Connecticut Ave. Take Connecticut Avenue south. After approximately five miles on Connecticut Ave. South you will see the National Zoo on your left. Five blocks after zoo you will come to the William Taft Bridge. Cross bridge and get into left lane. At third traffic light, make a left, hotel will be on left.
FROM BALTIMORE / EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA / NEW YORK - NORTH:
Take Rt. I 95 south to 495 West. Take 495 West to exit 33, the sign will say Chevy Chase/Connecticut Ave. Take Connecticut Avenue South. After approximately five miles on Connecticut Ave. South you will see the National Zoo on your left. Five blocks after zoo you will come to the William Taft Bridge. Cross bridge and get into left lane. At third traffic light, make a left, hotel will be on left.
FROM BALTIMORE WASHINGTON PARKWAY:
Take Baltimore Washington Parkway to New York Ave.
Stay on New York Ave. for approximately six miles then veer right on to Massachusetts Ave. Take Massachusetts Ave. to Dupont Circle stay in the outer right-hand lane.
Go a third of the way around the circle and make a right on to Connecticut Ave.
Washington Hilton will be four blocks up on right.
FROM RICHMOND / WILLIAMSBURG - SOUTH:
Take I 95 North to 395 North. Stay on 395 North and when you see the sign for Route One move to the left lane. This will take you to the 14th Street exit. Follow 395 North over the 14th St. Bridge. Stay in the left-hand lane. Take 14th St. to R St NW. You will notice the streets run alphabetically. Make a left on R St.
Follow R St. for six blocks to Connecticut Ave. NW. Make a right on Connecticut Ave.
Washington Hilton will be three blocks up on right.
FROM RT. 66 / MCLEAN / CHARLOTTESVILLE - WEST:
Take Rt. 66 to Constitution Ave. Constitution Ave. to 18th St. Left on 18th St. 18th St. to Connecticut Ave. Left on Connecticut Ave. Stay in left-hand lane and take the Dupont Circle underpass. Washington Hilton will be on the right.

Local Airports
Washington National Airport - DCA
Distance from hotel: 6 mi. Drive time: 20 min.
Transportation to and from the Airport:
Subway/Rail $4.00
Taxi $19.00
Super Shuttle $14.00

Washington Dulles International Airport - IAD
Distance from hotel: 27 mi. Drive time: 40 min.
Transportation to and from the Airport:
Super Shuttle $29.00
Taxi $55.00

Baltimore/Washington International - BWI
Distance from hotel: 33 mi. Drive time: 1 hr.
Transportation to and from the Airport:
Subway/Rail $6.50
Taxi $65.00
Super Shuttle $37.00

Shuttle Service
Super Shuttle provides transportation to & from the DC area airports.  Please call Super Shuttle at
1 800.BLUE VAN (258.3826) to make reservations.  You can also visit the website for more information or to make reservations http://www.supershuttle.com.

Metro
The Washington Hilton is located near the Dupont Circle Red Line.  Please visit the MetroRail website for more information http://www.wmata.com.

Parking at the Hotel
Valet parking is available at the Hotel for overnight guests.  Rates are $37.00 per 24 hours (includes in & out privileges) & are subject to change without notice.  Self parking is available for $32.00 per day.

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