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



​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.




ICC 2019 Theme: "Market Ambitiously"


Keynote Speakers
Michaela Bethune

Head of Campaigns, DoSomething.org

Sharon Smith Ribner

Executive Director, Education & Students, The Wall Street Journal


Registration Pricing

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.​​

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. 9th will have to pay $100 for their registration. 
To register please fill out the registration form. 


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!


Cancellation & Photo Policy

​ 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.

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. 

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.


ICC 2019 Agenda Coming Soon...

Check back later for more details!

Keynote Speakers

Michaela Bethune

​Michaela Bethune is the Head of Campaigns at DoSomething.org, the largest tech company exclusively for young people and social change. DoSomething's digital platform is activating 6 million young people (and counting!) to create offline impact in every US area code and in 131 countries. Through DoSomething's campaigns, our members have clothed half of America’s homeless youth and created Happy Ramadan cards to send to every single mosque in America. Michaela has a degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from the George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs. She's previously worked at the International Rescue Committee and PBS, WGBH.


Sharon Smith Ribner

Bio coming soon!


Experience Speaks Speakers

Details coming Soon!



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​​​Sheraton - New Orleans

500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130



Room Rates & Resera​vations


Main House $TBD Single/Double/Triple/Quad Occupancy

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 

Online Researvations: Link Coming Soon

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

The reservation cut-off date is TBD.

The AMA has negotiated special group rates for the Collegiate Conference. You must make your hotel reservations by March 9, 2018 and properly identify yourself to qualify for the special group rate (based on availability). After March 9, 2018, 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 seventy-two (72) hours prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained.

Check in time is 3:00pm, and check out is 12:00pm. Anyone arriving earlier than 3:00pm 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.

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-2018 International Collegiate Conference – April 11-13, 2019

Internet Service

As a complimentary service to registered guests, the hotel provides both wired and wireless access in the Link @ Sheraton.  The Link is located in the lobby, and it is well equipped with several computer terminals and printers.  The wireless access for the Link extends from the lobby upwards to the second floor level of the hotel, where guests can enjoy free wireless internet connectivity and an appetizing meal from the Roux Bistro restaurant.  Daily High Speed Internet Access tiered pricing structure for all guestrooms from $5.95 - $14.95 + tax daily.

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 the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau for additional city information.


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.

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.

Taxi Cabs
Taxis are readily available at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Rates are approximately $35.00-$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.

Airport Shuttle Service provided by Airport Shuttle
One-way: $24.00 per person
Roundtrip: $44.00 per person
Make your Reservation 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 $51.98 per night (subject to change without notice). ​