Frequently Asked Questions:
Where is the conference being held?
The conference is being held February 10-12, 2019, at the Marriott Little Rock in Little Rock, Arkansas. The address is 3 Statehouse Plaza, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201.
When will registration open?
Registration will open by October 15 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 entry into all education sessions as well as a welcome reception, coffee service each morning, and lunch on both days.
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 Friday, January 18, 2019. 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 Friday, January 18, 2019. No refunds or meeting credits will be given after January 18, 2019. 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 are only invited to participate in meals and social functions once their fee is received.
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 $118 per night, single/double occupancy.
This rate is available only through January 18, 2019, or until the NACM room block is full. It is recommended that you register and make your reservation no later than January 18, 2019 to ensure you get the NACM special rate.
How do I get from the airport to the hotel?
Complimentary shuttle service is provided by the hotel when reservations are made in advance, Mon-Sun: 05:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Call +1 501 906-4000 to make arrangements.
Taxi and bus services is also available for a fee.
Is there parking at the Marriott Little Rock?
Valet parking at the Marriott Little Rock is available:
Valet parking: $25.00 per night for overnight guests and $18.00 per day for day visitors.(Space is limited.)
In/Out Privileges Available. Parking Garage Restrictions: Max height is 6 feet, 8 inches. Please see door person if your vehicle is larger than 6 feet, 8 inches.
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.
What day is the Exhibit Show?
The Exhibit Show will take place on Monday, February 11, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Lunch is included.
Where is it being held?
The Exhibit Show is being held onsite.
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.
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. Coffee service and lunch will be provided on Monday and Tuesday.
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 drugstore approximately 4 blocks away, Friederica Pharmacy & Compounding, located at 400 West Capitol Avenue.
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 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, 2019.
What is the average temperature in Little Rock in February?
Daily high temperatures are around 54°F, with a low of 34°F. There could be rain, so you will want to consider that when packing.