Hotel & General Information

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Conference 2016 will be held at the...
InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta Hotel

  

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel accommodations are NOT included in the registration fee. 
Please make your room reservations directly with the hotel.

InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta

3315 Peachtree Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

NARTS Special Conference Room Rates
$159 Single  $179 Double  $199 Triple  $219 Quad
Club InterContinental - Add $100 to room rates above

Note: Club InterContinenal reservations MUST be made by phone.

plus 16% room tax & $5 state tax per night or prevailing rates.

Check in is after 3 PM. Check out is 12 Noon.
Complimentary Internet in NARTS Attendee Guest Rooms.

Reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis and
MUST be made by June 9, 2016 in order to assure the NARTS discounted rates.

 

Phone Reservations

Call 877.834.3613 or 404.946.9000

Identify yourself as a NARTS attendee to receive our group rates                        
 

Online Reservations

Please read the following:
1. Click on "Change Search" near top of page to select dates & number of guests.
2. In box below, use arrow in "Room Preference" to select King or Two Beds. (No Suites Available)
3. For one person in a room, you must select King Deluxe room to get the single rate.
4. For two people in a room, select one of the Two Bed rooms, or if you prefer a King select Premier King - NOT King Deluxe.
5. For three or four people per room, enter the correct number of guests in "Change Search" and select a Two Bed room.

Note: Rates shown on the page that has "Book This Room" buttons will not reflect the triple or quad rates, but will show the correct rate & total rate on the next page in the "Your Rate" box on the left side.

NARTS apologizes for any difficulty using the online reservations page. The hotel has worked diligently to implement our intricate room block, designed to save you money, but they are limited by the system defaults of the brands' global site.  If you prefer... call 877.834.3613 and make you reservations via phone.

Use the link below for the ONLY way to make online reservations at our group rate.

 

General Information

Room Share

Room share is a good way to make new friends while sharing expenses. If you wish to share a room with another participant, please post a notice on the NARTS Members Only Facebook group.

Airport Transportation / Driving Directions & Parking

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is 14 miles/30 minutes from the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta hotel. Taxi Fare is $44 for one person plus $2 per each additional person. Super Shuttle offers transportation between the airport and the hotel. Cost is $20.50 One Way or $37 Round Trip per person. Call 800.258.3826 or Click Here for Super Shuttle reservations. MARTA: $2.50 Each Way plus a $1.00 charge will be added to the 1st purchase of a Breeze card to cover the cost of the card. Station is 2 blocks from the hotel and travel time is 45 minutes. Click Here for complete printable MARTA info. 

Private Sedan Service reservations can be made through the Concierge at the hotel. Phone 404.946.9000 and ask for the Concierge Desk or Email: concierge.atlbh@ihg.com
Cost: $95.83 Including tax & gratuity - Airport to Hotel / $91.83 Including tax & gratuity - Hotel to Airport.

For driving directions/map to the hotel Click Here. Self-parking is $24 and valet parking is $27 overnight.

What to Wear

Getting To Know You: Come as you are - comfy and casual!
Resale Bus Tour: Casual & comfy. VERY comfortable shoes!
"Sweet Treats" Dessert Party: Evening Attire: LadiesResort Cocktail dress or dressy pant outfit. Time to bring out your strappy sandals and glitzy jewelry! MenSuits or Sport Coats, Dress Shirt & Slacks. Ties are not required. NO Jeans.
Conference Sessions: Business Professional
Sunday Night: Casual Attire - Slacks, Capris, Jeans or Skirts... whatever you are comfortable in and don't forget your Dancin' shoes! 

Weather

Temperature in the Atlanta area the end of June averages from the low 70's to the high 80's. 

IMPORTANT REMINDER:

Meeting rooms are always cool and buses are air conditioned, so PLEASE bring a sweater and/or jacket to assure your comfort!  If you dress for the outdoor temps, you'll be chilly inside the meeting rooms.

What to Pack

Business cards... to exchange with your peers.
Business checks & credit cards... for your shopping trip through SourceMart and for all the bargains at Auction!
Extra tote bag or suitcase... so you can pack all the papers and goodies you accumulated during Conference.
Info Share handouts... your ads, policies, store newsletters, etc. Bring 200 copies or what you can spare.

For more information about Info Share please visit our FAQ page.

Meeting Ambassadors

Greeters will be outside opening events to welcome you, answer questions, introduce you to others and make sure your first NARTS meeting is a positive experience. For more information about Meeting Ambassadors read our FAQs First time attendees will enjoy reading about My First Meeting

Confirmation

Online registrants will receive a printable confirmation/receipt via email. If you register by mail, your confirmation/receipt will be sent via email or mail from the NARTS office. If you do NOT receive a confirmation, contact the NARTS office as you most likely are not registered.

Registration & Badges

Registration will be held at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta on the Lobby level, beginning Friday from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM. For your convenience, we will offer late registration on Friday from 8 to 8:30 PM and Saturday from 8 to 8:45 AM. All name badges must be picked up on-site during registration. Badges will not be mailed in advance. Each registered attendee must pick up their own badge. Be sure to have a valid photo ID available at registration. Name badges are required for admittance to all conference functions.

Cancellation Policy

NO REFUNDS will be granted AFTER June 6, 2016 FOR ANY REASON. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this policy, under ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. No shows will not be refunded. Substitutes welcome with notice from original registrant—the difference between member and non member price will be charged if a non member replaces a member. Written cancellations received NO LATER than June 6, 2016 will be refunded less a $100 processing fee per person - including full guest packages.

Conference Policy/Disclaimer

NARTS does NOT allow any function (tour, event or auxiliary meeting) that conflicts with any scheduled Conference function, including the optional resale shop bus tour. We reserve the right to postpone, delay or cancel ANY function conflicting with an official NARTS function.

Conference attendees and registered guests agree to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate for a gathering of resale professionals. Inappropriate or disruptive behavior may result in the person being asked to leave the event or facility and prohibit further Conference attendance at the sole discretion of the Staff and/or Board of NARTS.

Board, staff or attendees may be photographing during Conference and posting photos on social media. Conference attendees and registered guests agree to allow their image to be used by NARTS in Association publications, Website, social media and in marketing and promotional materials. Other attendees may also post your image on their or other Websites and/or social media sites. If you notice someone taking your photo and wish to opt out, please ask them to stop and/or delete your photo from their camera or device.

Special Accommodations

If you or your registered guest have a special medical dietary requirement and/or a disability that may require accommodation to fully participate AND you failed to indicate it on your registration form, please email or call our meeting planner, Adele Meyer at: 800.544.0751. Special accommodation needs MUST be submitted by June 1, 2016 and special/medical dietary needs by June 6, 2016.

No Smoking Policy

For the comfort and health of all attendees... all NARTS functions will be smoke-free. This includes educational sessions, workshops and all food functions. Also, please honor the smoking policy of the hotel.

Responsible Drinking Policy

Alcoholic beverages are available at some social events during NARTS Conference. An individual’s decision to partake is a matter of personal choice and is neither encouraged nor discouraged by the Association. Reasonable and appropriate measures are taken by NARTS to ensure that consumption occurs in a safe and responsible manner. All attendees are expected to exercise good judgment in their consumption of alcohol at NARTS events.

"Resale on our Minds" is coordinated, planned and administered solely by NARTS for its members and other interested resale industry professionals.

Tax Deductibility: Educational expenses are tax deductible. All expenses of Continuing Education (including registration fees, travel, meals and lodging) taken to maintain and improve professional skills are tax deductible according to Treasury Regulation 1.162-5 Coughlin vs. Commissioner, 203 F2d 307. Please consult your tax adviser for further information.

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