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2011 Energy & Store Development Conference

Sunday, September 18 - Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Hilton Atlanta
255 Courtland Street, NE
Atlanta 30303

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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, store format and design trends, regulatory/compliance issues and sustainability/resource conservation.

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

Related Files:
Big Bang for your Remodel Dollars
The Coca-Cola Carbon Reduction & HFC-Free Refrigerant Conversion Story
EPA Update
Food Retailing - Beyond the (Supermarket) Box
Store Innovative Strategies
Strategic Futures

Registration Includes:
Fee includes all meeting materials, off-site events, 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
Construction and planning
Engineering
Maintenance
Refrigeration
Sustainability
Utility cost control
Energy management
Equipment purchasing

Meeting Attire:
Business Casual Attire

Manufacturer/Retailer Exchange (MRE):
The MREs allow for informal discussions between retailers and suppliers on products and services related to energy and store development. More than 80 leading manufacturers and suppliers participate, offering solutions for lighting, design, decor, HVAC, refrigeration, energy and store maintenance management systems. Don't miss this value-added, business-building opportunity!

Golf Tournament at The Trophy Club of Atlanta
Sponsored by Emerson Climate Technologies

The Golf Tournament takes place on Sunday, September 18 and is open to all registered attendees, but space is limited. Pre-registration is required to participate in the golf tournament so be sure to select the golf tournament on your registration form or when you register online. There is a maximum of 2 players per supplier/vendor company. Retailers/Wholesalers will receive the first open slots. You will be notified by September 1 if you are confirmed to participate in the tournament.


Registration Fees:
These fees are available through 09/14/2011
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  

 

Special Events
Name Price Available To
Manufacturer/Retailer Exchange - Vendor Table  
     Fee for Manufacturer/Retailer Exchange - Vendor Table $750.00   Domestic Ret./Whslr.
Canadian Ret./Whslr.
International Ret./Whslr.
NAPAR
Association Council
Associate Member (2005 or earlier)
Silver Level Membership
Association Partner
Industry Partner
Strategic Partner
Affiliate Partner
Guest
NonMember
Golf Tournament - Retailers/Wholesalers  
     Fee for Golf Tournament - Retailers/Wholesalers $0.00   Domestic Ret./Whslr.
Canadian Ret./Whslr.
International Ret./Whslr.
NAPAR
Association Council
Associate Member (2005 or earlier)
Silver Level Membership
Association Partner
Industry Partner
Strategic Partner
Affiliate Partner
Guest
NonMember
Golf Tournament - Suppliers/Vendors  
     Fee for Golf Tournament - Suppliers/Vendors $100.00   Domestic Ret./Whslr.
Canadian Ret./Whslr.
International Ret./Whslr.
NAPAR
Association Council
Associate Member (2005 or earlier)
Silver Level Membership
Association Partner
Industry Partner
Strategic Partner
Affiliate Partner
Guest
NonMember
Facility/Store Tours  
     Fee for Facility/Store Tours $0.00   Domestic Ret./Whslr.
Canadian Ret./Whslr.
International Ret./Whslr.
NAPAR
Association Council
Associate Member (2005 or earlier)
Silver Level Membership
Association Partner
Industry Partner
Strategic Partner
Affiliate Partner
Guest
NonMember
Social Event at the Georgia Aquarium  
     Fee for Social Event at the Georgia Aquarium $0.00   Domestic Ret./Whslr.
Canadian Ret./Whslr.
International Ret./Whslr.
NAPAR
Association Council
Associate Member (2005 or earlier)
Silver Level Membership
Association Partner
Industry Partner
Strategic Partner
Affiliate Partner
Guest
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 September 2, 2011. A 60% refund is granted if cancellation is received by September 9, 2011. No refund if notification is received after September 9, 2011.

General Hotel Information:
Hotel Update as of 8/25/2011

The Hilton Atlanta is currently experiencing a sold-out situation on Monday, September 19th and Tuesday, September 20th. The hotel may be able to accept new reservations as they receive cancellations or date changes. Reservations are being accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis and higher rates may apply.


Hilton Atlanta
255 Courtland Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Please make room reservations with the Hilton Atlanta by calling 1-800-HILTONS (800-445-8667) or by using the following link:
http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/A/ATLAHHH-FMI-20110917/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

The cutoff date for securing a room at the negotiated rates of $149 s/d per night, plus tax, is Monday, August 22nd. 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 mention the FMI 2011 Energy & Store Development Conference to obtain the reduced rate.

If you are not able to secure a reservation at the Hilton Atlanta, please try one of the overflow hotel options listed below. (Reservations will be open at the overflow hotels beginning Friday, August 26th)

FMI Overflow Hotels:
(Google maps was used to obtain proximity information)

Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, 165 Courtland Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
4-minute walk/0.2 miles from Hilton Atlanta
Room Rate: $169 (plus tax)
Reservations by Phone: 1-800-833-8624
Reservations Online: http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/FMI2011
Reservation cutoff date: September 2nd

The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, 181 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30303
7-minute walk/0.4 miles from Hilton Atlanta
Room Rate: $179 (plus tax)
Reservations by Phone: 1-800-241-3333
Reservation cutoff date: September 5th

Holiday Inn Atlanta Capitol Conference Center, 450 Capitol Avenue, SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
5-10 minute drive/2 miles from Hilton Atlanta
Room Rate: $119 (plus tax)
Reservations by Phone: 1-800-465-4329
Reservation cutoff date: September 5th




Sponsors and Sponsorship Information:
Thanks to our generous sponsors! Please visit their website for additional information, by clicking on their logo:

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