2005 Consumer Affairs Seminar

Sunday, September 11 - Tuesday, September 13, 2005
Doubletree Guest Suites
Times Square - New York City [map]
1568 Broadway (47th Street and 7th Avenue)
New York, NY 10036-8201

FMI’s Consumer Affairs Seminar provides a forum for participants to discuss industry activities and hear from experts on the many issues impacting the industry. These issues include: marketing, nutrition, community, technology, and customer service, just to name a few. The seminar draws representatives of retail, wholesale and manufacturer consumer affairs professionals as well as marketing, nutrition and public relations personnel.

Related Web Pages and Sites:
Doubletree Guest Suites - Times Square - New York City
The Port Authority of NY and NJ
New York City's Official Tourism Web Site

Related Files:

Attendee Hotel and Travel Sheet - IMPORTANT

Registration Includes:

Registration fee includes all meeting materials, meal and event functions. Fee does not include your hotel accommodations or airfare. Walk-in registrations will be accepted on-site.

Who Should Attend:

Retail, wholesale and manufacturer consumer affairs professionals; marketing and public relations personnel.

Meeting Attire:

Dress during the entire conference is business casual. Meeting room temperatures vary; you may want to bring along a light sweater or jacket. For comfort of all participants, all meeting rooms are smoke-free.

Cancellation and Other Policies:

Notify Susan Arena via e-mail at sarena@fmi.org or fax 202/220-0873 by August 29, 2005 to receive a full refund. Cancellations received by September 5, 2005 will be refunded 60% of the registration fee. After September 5, there will be no refunds. All refunds will be processed after September 13, 2005.

Substitutions may be made at any time without penalty.

Is Media Allowed?


General Hotel Information:

Hotel reservations should be made directly with the Doubletree Guest Suites at 212-719-1600. Be sure to identify yourself as an attendee of the FMI Consumer Affairs Seminar to receive the special room rates of $299.00 single/double; $319.00 triple; or $339.00 quad.

A block of sleeping rooms will be held for participants until August 24, 2005. Reservation requests received after August 24, 2005 will be handled on a space available basis.

Check-in time is 3:00 pm; check-out time is 12 noon. All reservations must be guaranteed with one night’s room and tax either in a form of deposit or a major credit card. FMI does not arrange hotel accommodations.

Travel Information:

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