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2010 Energy & Store Development Conference

Sunday, September 19 - Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Avenue South [map]
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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The Energy & Store Development Conference provides innovative ideas and tactical solutions to help retailers design, develop and maintain stores that are more energy efficient, effective and meet changing consumer needs and desires.

High-level discussions include a review of the energy market, industry/consumer/market trends regulatory/compliance issues and sustainability/resource conservation.

In tactical workshops and discussion groups, attendees will explore:
Lighting
HVAC/R
Real estate
Equipment
Construction
Utilities cost control
Energy management
Facilities management
Store location and site analysis
Store design and merchandising
Refrigeration trends and technologies

Related Files:
Conference Brochure
Individual Registration Form
Exchange Session - Vendor Table Registration Form
Store Tour Information

Registration Includes:
Fee includes all meeting materials, continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches and receptions. Fee does NOT include your hotel accommodations or airfare.

Who Should Attend:
Retail executives and vendors/service providers with responsibility for:
Store design
Engineering
Maintenance
Refrigeration
Sustainability
Utility cost control
Energy management
Equipment purchasing
Construction and planning
Market research and site analysis

Meeting Attire:
Business Casual Attire

Golf Tournament:
The Golf Tournament takes place on Sunday, September 19 and is open to all registered attendees. There is a maximum of 2 players per vendor company. Retailers and wholesalers will receive the first open slots. You will be informed by August 15th by email if you are registered for the event.

Registration Fees:
These fees are available through 09/16/2010
Name Price
FMI Retailer/Wholesaler Member $795.00  
FMI Retailer/Wholesaler Member Group Registration (3+ from same company) $745.00  
FMI Associate Member $1,125.00  
Non-Member Registration $1,350.00  
Companion Registration $0.00  

 

Special Events
Name Price Available To
Golf Tournament Wait List  
     Fee for Golf Tournament Wait List $0.00   Domestic Ret./Whslr.
Canadian Ret./Whslr.
International Ret./Whslr.
NAPAR
Association Council
Associate Member (2005 or earlier)
Silver Level Membership
Gold Level Membership
Platinum Level Membership
Platinum Plus Level Membership
Guest
Bronze Level Membership
NonMember
Store Tours  
     Fee for Store Tours $0.00   Domestic Ret./Whslr.
Canadian Ret./Whslr.
International Ret./Whslr.
NAPAR
Association Council
Associate Member (2005 or earlier)
Silver Level Membership
Gold Level Membership
Platinum Level Membership
Platinum Plus Level Membership
Guest
Bronze Level Membership
NonMember


Cancellation and Other Policies:
Please notify registrar in writing by email to slentz@fmi.org or fax 202.220.0830. A full refund, less a $75 processing fee is granted when a cancellation is received prior to August 28, 2009. A 60% refund is granted if cancellation is received by September 4, 2009. No refund if notification is received after September 4, 2009.

Is Media Allowed?
Yes

General Hotel Information:
Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Please make room reservations with the Hilton Minneapolis either by calling the hotel directly at 1-888-933-5363 or by clicking here to access the online reservation system.

The cutoff date for securing a room at the negotiated rates is Friday, August 27th. We encourage you to make your reservations early, as the hotel may sell out before this date. Reservations made after the cut off date will be accepted on a space-available basis and higher rates may apply. Be sure to refer to the FMI Energy & Store Development Conference (Code ETS) to obtain the reduced rate.

FMI has negotiated the following reduced rates:

Run of House

Single: $159 per night or $189.00 for Executive Level
Double: $169.00 per night or $199.00 for Executive Level
Junior Suite: $209.00 per night
One Bedroom Deluxe Suite: $459.00 per night
Two Bedroom Deluxe Suite: $618.00 per night
Additional Person: $20.00 per night

Rates are exclusive of local and state taxes of approximately 13.4%




Travel Information:
The Hilton Minneapolis is located 12 miles from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (approximately a 20 minute drive. Click here for driving directions.

Super Shuttle Express Service

From the airport to the hotel:

Reservations are not required. Proceed to the ground transportation center on the lower level (follow the signs for ground transportation) and check-in at the super shuttle service desk. A uniformed super shuttle representative will arrange for super shuttle service to the hotel. Super shuttle is available 24 hours. Visit www.supershuttle.com or call 1-8oo-blue-van for more information.

From the hotel to the airport:

Reservations are not required for regularly scheduled pick-ups which begin at 6:55 a.m. and run through 4:55 p.m., with pick-ups at half-hour intervals. Reservations may be made for pick-ups outside of these hours by calling 1-800-blue-van or visiting www.supershuttle.com. Super shuttle picks up at the main lobby entrance of the hotel. Travel time to the airport is approximately 25 40 minutes.

Cost is $16 for one way fare or $28 for a round-trip ticket. Pay the driver directly cash or credit card only.

Taxi Service

Follow the signs for ground transportation. Approximate cost of transportation to/from the airport is $30-$35

Town Car/Limousine Service

Cost of prearranged town car service (through eclipse transportation) to/from the airport is $59.00 plus 18% gratuity (plus 5% fuel charge) call either the hotel or eclipse transportation directly at 1-800-215-8914 to arrange for service



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