Frequently Asked Questions:

Conference Location

Where is the conference being held?

The conference is being held July 22-26, 2018, at the Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia. The address is 256 Courtland Street, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.


When will registration open?

Registration is now open at nacmconference.org. You can register online or you can download a registration form and send by mail with a check.

What does my registration include?

Registration includes the Sunday welcome reception, the Monday business lunch, the Tuesday evening social event at the Georgia Aquarium, the Wednesday exhibit lunch, the Thursday business breakfast, and entry into all education sessions.

When will I receive confirmation of my registration?

When registering online, you will receive a confirmation email at the conclusion of the online process.

When registering by mail, you will receive a confirmation email as soon as payment for your registration is processed.

If I am unable to attend, can I transfer my registration to someone else in my organization?

Yes. You will need to contact Conference Services as soon as you know you are unable to attend and give us the name of the person to whom your registration is being transferred no later than Thursday, June 28, 2018. You can also transfer your registration to a future NACM conference within a year.

Will I receive a refund if I have to cancel my registration?

Refund requests must be made in writing by Thursday, June 28, 2018. No refunds or meeting credits will be given after June 28, 2018. A processing fee of $100 will be deducted from each cancelled registration. Please review the NACM cancellation policy for further details.

Can I bring a guest to conference events?

Yes, but you will need to provide the name of your guest when you register, and you will need to pay for your guest to attend meals and social events. Guests must have their name badges at all times.

Hotel & Transportation

Can I make my hotel reservation now?

You will be required to REGISTER FIRST and then you will be able to reserve your sleeping room! When you register, the confirmation letter will contain information on how to book your hotel stay. The NACM room rate is $189 per night, single/double occupancy.

This rate is available only through June 29, 2018, or until the NACM room block is full. It is recommended that you register and make your reservation no later than June 29, 2018 to ensure you get the NACM special rate.

How do I get from the airport to the hotel?

You may ride the Marta to Peachtree Center and then walk to the hotel. Uber and Lyft are also available.

Is there parking at the Hilton Atlanta?

Parking at the Hilton Atlanta is available:

Self parking: $30.00 (Space is limited.)
Valet parking: $40.00 (Space is limited.)

In/Out Privileges Available. Parking Garage Restrictions: Max height is 6 feet. Please see door person if your vehicle is larger than 6 feet.

Is there somewhere I can print my boarding passes at the hotel?

The hotel has a 24-hour Boarding Pass Kiosk where boarding passes can be printed.

Exhibit Show

What day is the Exhibit Show?

The Exhibit Show will take place on Wednesday, July 25, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Lunch is included.

Where is it being held?

The Exhibit Show is being held in the conference hotel.

Who will be exhibiting?

A list of exhibitors will be posted on the NACM conference website under the Exhibit/Sponsor Info tab.

Why is there an exhibit show?

Exhibitors play a valuable role in NACM conferences. In addition to bringing attendees new and innovative products, the exhibitor fees help to offset conference registration, food and hotel costs.

Social Events

Can I bring a guest to the Opening Reception on Sunday night?

Yes, but you must provide a name and pay for them to attend.

What meals are provided?

Sunday Evening is the Welcome Reception with hors d’oeurves. Lunch will be provided on Monday and Wednesday. Breakfast will be provided on Tuesday and Thursday. Tuesday Evening’s social event at the Georgia Aquarium will offer hors d’oeurves.

Are there places nearby to eat? What about shopping?

There are several places to eat nearby that serve lunch and dinner, and numerous shops. Maps are available at the hotel’s front desk that list nearby restaurants, museums and other activities.

Where is the closest drugstore?

There is a CVS drugstore on Peachtree Avenue (approximately 2 blocks away) that includes a pharmacy.

General Questions

What is the dress code?

The dress code is business casual. Meeting room temperatures may vary, so it is advisable to bring a sweater or jacket.

Is there WiFi in the hotel?

Free WiFi will be available in the conference area.

How do I obtain CLE/CEU credits?

A form to receive credit will be available soon on the conference website.

What time does the conference end?

The conference will end at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2018.

What is the average temperature in Arlington in February?

Daily high temperatures are around 88°F, rarely falling below 81°F or exceeding 95°F. There could be rain, so you will want to consider that when packing.