2011 Consumer Affairs & Communications Seminar

Monday, October 17 - Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway [map]
Arlington, VA 22202-3505



This forum provides an opportunity to join industry professionals and peers to participate in store tours, share in roundtable discussions and attend general session presentations on key issues facing our industry today.

Session Topics include issues such as:

  • Couponing
  • Food Prices
  • Social Media
  • Nutrition
  • Access to Healthy Foods
  • And much more…



Related Web Pages and Sites:
Dulles International Airport
Reagan National Airport
Union Station - Amtrak
Crystal Gateway Marriott

Related Files:

Seminar Program

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, wholesale and manufacturer consumer affairs, corporate communications, public relations, marketing and community relations professionals.

NOTE: The Communications Committee Meeting and the Consumer Affairs Committee Meeting are open to FMI Retail/Wholesale Members ONLY.

Meeting Attire:

Dress during the entire seminar is business casual.

Cancellation and Other Policies:

Please notify registrar in writing by email to register@fmi.org. A full refund is granted when a cancellation is received prior to September 30, 2011. A 60% refund will be granted for cancellations received in writing by October 7, 2011. All registrations received after October 7, 2011 are non-refundable. No refund will be granted if notification is received after October 7, 2011.

General Hotel Information:

<h5>To make hotel reservations please call the Crystal Gateway Marriott at
1-800-228-9290 and reference the FMI Consumer Affairs and Communication Committee Seminar to receive the reduced room rate of $211.00 per night (single/double) plus tax.</h5>

DEADLINE TO RESERVE ROOMS AT THE FMI REDUCED RATE IS OCTOBER 1, 2011.


Sponsors and Sponsorship Information:




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Sponsorship opportunities are still available. You may view a full list of opportunities in the 'Related Files' section above. Please contact Caroline Evertz at 202.220.0638 or cevertz@fmi.org for more information.