2015 Global Sustainability Summit

Know Before You Go!

We look forward to seeing you in Denver! 


Who Should Attend:

Your company's sustainability leadership group should attend, along with senior executives looking to incorporate sustainability into strategic business planning and representatives from the affected functional areas of operations including marketing, communications, and procurement. Key officials from government, NGOs and advocacy groups that are interested in partnerships with the CPG and retailing industries should also attend.

Registration Includes:

Registration includes all meeting materials, continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches and receptions. Fee does not include your hotel accommodations or dinners.

Companion Registration

If your spouse, partner or non-industry guest is planning to attend any of the social events (reception and offsite event), he/she must be registered and wear a conference badge.

Registration Rates



(3+ from the same company)
FMI/GMA Retailer/Wholesaler Members $895 $845
FMI/GMA Manufacturers & Sales Agencies $895 $845
FMI/GMA Technology/Service Providers $1,095 n/a
$1,495 n/a
$695 n/a
Pre-Summit Sessions Only
$100 n/a
Companion Registration
$150 n/a

* Group rate applies to FMI/GMA Retailer/Wholesaler, Manufacturers and Sales Agencies member companies only
Please note, due to the joint nature of the FMI/GMA Global Sustainability Summit, the registration fees are based on specific company type.  All member companies either consumer packaged goods companies or technology/service providers are subject to specific rates regardless of GMA or FMI membership affiliation.  NGO /Government rate is reviewed and is pending until approved. Please contact the Registrar at 202.220.0844 if you have any questions regarding membership or company type.

Cancellation and Other Policies:

If you are unable to attend the conference, FMI/GMA encourages substitutions. Please notify the Registrar in writing, by email to register@fmi.org. A full refund, minus a $75 processing fee per registration, is granted when a cancelation is received by July 24, 2015. A 60% refund is granted if the cancelation is received by August 3, 2015. We will not refund if the notification is received after August 3, 2015. Registration questions? Contact the Registrar at register@fmi.org or 202.220.0844.

FMI/GMA reserves the right to qualify registration rates and invoice for remaining balances due or issue refunds.


When visiting the Mile High City, why not stay where the rarified air around you is befitting of the city that welcomes you? Perfectly located on Denver 16th Street Mall, a mile-long pedestrian promenade of outdoor bistros, micro breweries, shopping and entertainment, and situated in the heart of Denver’s financial and business districts, the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel welcomes you. With an ideal combination of atmosphere, location, and amenities at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, workout in the revolutionary health and fitness center, or relax and socialize at the end of the day at the posh outdoor rooftop deck pool.

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
1550 Court Place
Denver, CO 80202
Main Phone: (303) 893-3333

Check-in Time: 3:00 p.m. (local time)    
Check-out Time: 12:00 p.m. (local time)

Review the sustainability initiatives of the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel.

Sheraton Denver Downtown Photo

Hotel Reservation Details*

Hotel Update as of 7/28/2015

The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel is reporting a sold out situation over multiple nights. The Sheraton Denver Hotel is managing a waitlist and accepting new reservations on a case by case basis, at the hotel’s current available rate. FMI/GMA cannot guarantee availability or the room rate. Click here for a list of additional hotel alternatives.

Reservation Cut-off Date (now extended!): Monday August 3, 2015, 5:00 p.m. (local time). 

After the cut-off date, FMI/GMA cannot guarantee hotel availability or the reduced group rate, so please book early.

Traditional King Room: $199.00 Single/Double Occupancy (plus taxes)
Traditional Double-bedded Room: $199.00 Single/Double Occupancy (plus taxes)

Phone-in Hotel Reservations: (888) 627-8405 (toll-free) or (303) 893-3333, choose option #1. Reference the Global Sustainability Summit to receive the reduced conference rate.

Online Hotel Reservations: Click here to make hotel reservations online. If you need additional assistance, please call (888) 627-8405.

*Please Note: Hotel reservations are accepted on a first-come, first served basis, including requests for specific room types. One (1) night room & tax deposit is required to secure a hotel reservation. Hotel rates do not include state and local taxes (currently 14.75%). The hotel requires a credit card to guarantee reservations, as well as an arrival and departure date. Your credit card will be charged for your room deposit immediately upon completion of your reservation. All hotel changes, substitutions, and/or cancelations must be made directly with the hotel. Please note that in order to have a reservation in the group room block, you must register for the Global Sustainability Summit. FMI/GMA reserves the right to review the conference room block and remove those individuals who have not registered for the conference. One (1) hotel reservation per registered delegate will be accommodated. The hotel reservation should be made under the corresponding registered delegate’s name to avoid confusion. The hotel will add an early departure fee of $50.00 to any guest who checks out of the hotel prior to the guest's confirmed check-out date. Guests wishing to avoid an early departure fee should advise the hotel prior to or at check-in of any change in planned length of stay.

Hotel Cancelation & Changes

The hotel must receive notice of hotel cancelations or changes no later than 24 hours prior to your arrival in order to receive a refund of your room deposit. All hotel changes, substitutions, and/or cancelations must be made directly with the hotel.


Travel Information

The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel is conveniently located approximately 25 miles/40-45 minutes from Denver International Airport (DEN). The following are some options for ground transportation.

Airport Transportation

For your convenience, the following transportation options can provide airport transportation to and from The Sheraton Denver Downtown:

  • Super Shuttle: (800) 258-3826
  • Fox Limo Service: (303) 882-0525
  • Denver Yellow Cab: (303) 777-7777
  • Metro Taxi: (303) 333-3333
  • Freedom Cab: (303) 444-4444


Taxis are readily available from the lobby of the hotel and are approximately $50 one-way to and from the Denver International Airport.

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel Parking Information

Valet Parking

  • Daily
    • 0-3 hrs: $26
    • 3-8 hrs: $32
    • 8+ hrs: $39
  • Overnight: $39


  • Daily
    • $8.00 per hour with a maximum charge of $29
    • Monday - Friday after 5:00pm until 4:00am: $14
    • Weekend rate: $14
  • Overnight: $29
  • Oversize Vehicles: $38

Average Temperature

The month of August in Denver averages a daily maximum high temperature between 83°F to 88°F over the course of the month. The minimum low temperature usually falls between 56°F to 59°F.


Visit Denver

Denver combines 300 days of sunshine, a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, and natural beauty for the world's most spectacular playground. A young, active city at the base of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Denver's stunning architecture, award-winning dining and unparalleled views are all here, year-round.

When you wake up in Denver, adventure awaits. Explore more of the city's greatest spots, get local Denver tips on attractions, scenic sightseeing, biking, tours and more.

The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel is in the heart of it all, just steps from the best things to do in Denver, Colorado. Find everything you're looking for just outside our hotel - where a 12-block pedestrian walkway houses the best in shopping, dining, and entertainment, with complimentary shuttles for added convenience.

To learn more about what to see and do in and around Denver, check out the Sheraton Denver Downtown's Explore Denver and Getting Here sections.