March 14-15, 2017 SPRING MEETING
TO: FMI Industry Collaboration Council
FROM: Pat Walsh
RE: Industry Collaboration Council Meeting, March 14-15, 2017
The following outlines the details for our upcoming ICC Council and committee meetings at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria, Virginia on March 14 – March 15, 2017. Attached is the draft agenda as well as the minutes from our October 2016 meeting which include committee progress reports and key deliverables. Please plan your air travel arrangements as soon as possible to arrive on Monday, March 13. The meeting will begin at 8:00 am on Tuesday, March 14 and conclude by 12:00 pm on Wednesday, March 15. You should plan airline reservations to arrive and depart from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport which is a 15-minute drive from the hotel. Hotel information and reservation instructions are listed below:
Please visit http://www.fmi.org/forms/meeting/Microsite/FMIICCMeeting_March2017, click on the link for the March 2017 meeting, and select the register now button to register for the meeting by February 10. If you plan to send a representative for your company, please forward the individual’s name to Susie Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please click on the “Hotel & Logistics” tab for complete meeting and registration information. Our hotel room block cut-off date is Monday, February 20. Any reservations received at the hotel after the cut-off date will be accepted on a space and rate available basis. The FMI discounted group rate is not guaranteed after the cut-off date.
In addition, all past ICC presentations and meeting materials can be accessed on the ICC workspace at www.fmi.org/icc as well.
Hotel Name: Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
Hotel Address: 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22311
Phone Number: (703) 845-1010
Check-in time: 3:00pm (local hotel time)
Check-out time: 12:00pm (local hotel time)
FMI Group Room Rate - $199.00 Single or Double (plus tax)
Reservation Cut-off Date: Monday, February 20, 2017
Any reservations received after the cut-off date will be accepted on a space and rate available basis. The FMI discounted group rate is not guaranteed after the cut-off date.
Online Reservations –
- Click on the hotel link Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
- Enter desired Arrival and Departure dates
- Click "Find" to check available rooms and complete a reservation
Call-in Reservation –
- Call Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Reservations at 888-871-3451 and follow the phone prompts
- Reference “Food Marketing Institute” to reserve a room in the group block with the discounted group rate
Reservations Cancellations and Changes:
The hotel must receive notice of hotel cancellations no later than 24 hours prior to the date of arrival or guest will be billed for one night’s room rate plus all applicable taxes. All hotel changes, substitutions, and/or cancellations must be made directly with the hotel.
The Hilton Alexandria Mark Center is 7 miles from the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and the estimated taxi fare is approximately $20.
Please plan your air travel arrangements as soon as possible to arrive on Monday, March 13. The meeting will begin at 8:00 am on Tuesday, March 14 and conclude by 12:00 pm on Wednesday, March 15.
I hope this information is helpful. The draft agenda is attached for your review. Additional background materials will follow at a later date. If you have any questions concerning the meeting please contact Susie Fisher at (202) 220-0709 or at email@example.com or me.
I look forward to seeing you in Virginia. Thanks, Pat