2011 Legal Conference

Sunday, June 5 - Tuesday, June 7, 2011
The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa
321 17th Street [map]
Denver, CO 80202-4003

<big>Registration Open! Click the "Register Now" link above to register online.</big>

Designed for the legal leadership of the retail and wholesale food industries, including general counsel, corporate counsel and invited retained counsel, as well as other corporate executives involved with legal issues. The 2011 FMI Legal Conference will discuss the latest in antitrust law, employment law, food and consumer product safety regulation and trends in privacy law.

CLE credits will be awarded for this conference, pending state approval. Please indicate your state(s) and bar number(s) on your registration form.

Program Ad Information:
Increase your visibility in the food retail and wholesale industries by purchasing a full-page ad in the conference program directory, which is distributed to each attendee. Please be sure to check the program directory ad box on the registration form, send a high resolution .EPS file (300dpi) to hcain@fmi.org and the $500 ad fee to FMI by April 22, 2011. For additional information, please contact Heather Cain at hcain@fmi.org.

Special Event!
Join your colleagues for a unique Denver dining experience on Monday, June 6th.
Sponsored by Littler Mendelson, P.C.

1515 Restaurant
1515 Market Street
Denver, CO 80202

Winner of Wine Spectator’s “Award of Excellence” 2001 to 2010, and rated Three Diamonds by AAA, the restaurant is consistently rated as one of Denver’s best restaurants. The restaurant is located within walking distance of The Brown Palace Hotel and walking directions will be provided.

Related Web Pages and Sites:
The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa

Related Files:

Conference Brochure
Sponsorship Opportunities

Registration Includes:

Fee includes all meeting materials, light breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches and receptions or dinners indicated in program. Note: Fee does not include your hotel accommodations. (Spouses/Companions are welcome to attend evening social events.)

To qualify for FMI Member rates, every participant must be an employee of an FMI Member company. An FMI Retailer/Wholesaler Member is a retailer or wholesaler paying annual dues to FMI. An FMI Associate Member is a supplier company paying annual associate dues to FMI. All others are Non-Members. Note: Outside counsel must either be invited by a retailer/wholesaler or sponsor the conference in order to attend.

Who Should Attend:

Staff and retained counsel for supermarket and distribution companies and other staff with responsibility for regulatory or related matters.

Meeting Attire:

Business casual for all conference events.

Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 05/31/2011
Name Price
FMI Retailer/Wholesaler Member $795.00  
FMI Retailer/Wholesaler Member Group - 3+ from same company $745.00  
FMI Associate Member $1,125.00  
Non-Member (outside counsel must be sponsored by retailer/wholesaler) $1,350.00  

Cancellation and Other Policies:

Please notify registrar in writing by email to register@fmi.org or fax 202.220.0830. A full refund, less a $75 processing fee is granted when a cancellation is received prior to May 20, 2011. A 60% refund is granted if cancellation is received by May 27, 2011. No refund if notification is received after May 27, 2011.

Is Media Allowed?


General Hotel Information:

The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa
321 17th Street
Denver, CO 80202
Toll-free Reservations: 1.800.321.2599
Main phone: 303.297.3111
Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. local time.
Check-out time is 12:00 p.m. local time.

Hotel reservations should be made directly with The Brown Palace Resort & Spa by calling 1.800.321.2599 or 303.297.3111. Please be sure to identify yourself as an attendee of the FMI Legal Conference to guarantee the special room rate of $199.00 per night, single/double occupancy.

A block of sleeping rooms will be held for attendees until May 13, 2011. Reservation requests received after May 13, 2011 will be handled on a rate and space available basis.

Note: Hotel rates do not include sales/occupancy tax (currently 14.85%). One (1) night room & tax deposit is required to secure a hotel reservation. Notice of hotel cancellation or changes must be received no later than 24 hours prior to 12:00pm local time day of arrival in order to avoid penalty charges or forfeiture of room deposit. All hotel cancellations or changes should be made directly with the hotel.

Special Offers for Conference Attendees!
Complimentary access to the gym and daily newspaper
10% off spa services
Discounted parking for overnight guests at $20.00 per day

Travel Information:

The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa is located approximately 25 miles/40 minutes from the Denver International Airport (DEN).

Taxis are readily available at the airport to take you to the hotel throughout the day and evening at a cost of approximately $50.00-$60.00 one way.

Valet parking is available at The Brown Palace Hotel at a discounted rate of $20.00 per day for 24-hours with in and out privileges for overnight guests attending the conference. For non-overnight guests, an hourly rate will apply (please contact the hotel for current rates).

Sponsors and Sponsorship Information:

<big>Thank you to our generous Sponsors!</big>
Please click on the sponsor's logo or link below to visit their website.


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