The deadline to register for the 2016 Eastern Chapter Conference is April 4, 2016, at 5pm EST. Cancellations received by noon on April 11, 2016, will receive a full refund minus a processing fee of $25. Cancellations after noon on April 11, 2016, will not receive a refund. For conference cancellation, please contact Ryan Smith, rsmith@visitRaleigh.com, 919.645.2676.
Conference and Registration Fees:
Active Conference Costs: $200 (inclusive of hotel) - Actives Register Here
Marketplace Day only (April 25, 2016) – Chapter Business Meeting and breakfast, Media Marketplace, Keynote Speaker, lunch and professional development session: 7:15am-2:45pm
Pre- and Post-Conference Media Tours:
The Raleigh Marriott City Center is the host hotel for the conference.
Located in the heart of Raleigh's vibrant downtown—within easy walking distance to great entertainment, museums, attractions and dining—the 400-room Raleigh Marriott City Center hotel has well-appointed guest rooms featuring Marriott’s luxury bedding as well as an indoor recreation pool and fitness center, onsite restaurant, Starbucks and business center. Free WiFi is included for all SATW attendees.
Accommodations for the nights of April 24, 25 and 26 are included in your Active member registration fees.
Associates and Emeriti
Accommodations may be booked directly through the Raleigh Marriott City Center hotel at the discounted conference rate of $169 per night, plus tax. This rate is available for the nights of April 24, 25 and 26, 2016. The deadline to book in order to receive this rate is April 4, 2016.
The first 20 Actives to register for the conference will receive a $100 VISA gift card at conference check-in on April 24, 2016, to help off-set any transportation costs.
Located centrally on the East Coast, Raleigh is about halfway between Florida and Boston, making transportation easy from the largest population centers. In fact, more than half of the U.S. population lives within a day's drive or an hour's flight from Raleigh.
RDU International Airport, consistently ranked among the most efficient airports in North America, currently offers more than 400 daily arrivals and departures on eight major airlines and low-cost carriers, with 40 other airports connected by non-stop daily flights.
North Carolina's Raleigh Amtrak Station is just four blocks west of the convention hotel. Ground transportation will be available for anyone arriving or departing at the Raleigh Amtrak Station.
Conveniently located just off of I-40 and a short distance from I-95, Raleigh is an easy drive from many East Coast cities.
For any questions regarding the overall chapter meeting, PD, Media Marketplace, Pre-and-Post Tours contact