ITSMF Q2-2013 Symposium
Loews Atlanta Hotel
1065 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Hotel reservations can be made at a discounted rate of $199.00 per night plus applicable taxes (currently 16%). This rate is available until Monday, April 22nd or until the discounted rate is sold out. Rooms can be booked three days before and three days after the Symposium, based on availability. Mention ITSMF to receive the special group rate.
It is necessary to guarantee the room to a credit card. Upgraded rooms may be offered at the time of reservation for an additional fee. All "no show" reservations will be billed to each individual's credit card. The cancellation of guaranteed reservations must be received twenty-four (24) hours prior to arrival in order to avoid a charge equal to one night's room and applicable taxes.
**Early Departure Clause: At check-in, each guest will have the chance to reconfirm their departure dates. Any guest departing prior to that date will be charged 50% of the rate for each night they are departing early.
Check-Out: 12:00pm **Late check-out charge is 50% of daily rate
Valet - $22/day
Self-Parking - $15/day
You can also enjoy:
- Complimentary access to lodging room internet for guests
- Complimentary access to Exhale Fitness Center
- Exhale Spa Atlanta - $25 off select spa therapy & $10 off mind body class (cards will be given at check-in)
- Complimentary courtesy car service in a Mercedes GL450 within a 3 mile radius of the hotel
Just 20 minutes from the Atlanta International Airport, in the heart of Midtown, Loews offers convenient and accessible Atlanta travel.
By Car Service:
Person2Person Transportation – Contact Danny Person at (678) 463-3636 or www.person2person.us to arrange car service; discounted rates available.
You may also contact the hotel concierge at (404) 745-5000.
Taxi rides are charged at a flat rate of $5 for one passenger and $1 each additional passenger; otherwise, fares are meter-based. The fare to and from the airport from the hotel is a flat rate of $32, plus $2 for each additional passenger.
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) train system, has connections between the airport and Downtown, Midtown, Buckhead and the Perimeter for easy Atlanta travel. The closest station to the hotel is the Midtown Stop just two blocks away. The fare is $2.50 each way, and passengers must purchase the Breeze Card from station vending machines to ride. Multi-trip passes, as well as seven- to 30-day passes are also available.
**The hotel does not offer shuttle service to and from the airport.
Q2 Symposium Highlights
In today's world, it is not enough to be "qualified" (skills). You also have to be "qualifiable" – equipped with the experiences and relationships to stand out and be chosen. Join us for "Candid Conversations: The Corner Office View of Leadership" to:
- Explore the realities of IT executive leadership development and what it means to be "qualifiable"
- Discuss strategies for transforming leaders at all levels regardless of your career path
- Jump start your personal plan in the quest to meet your career goals
Join the conversation to find out if you are REALLY ready for the executive suite!
ITSMF Thursday Networking Reception
Interact with IT Executives and invited guests representing nationally-noted, Fortune 1000 companies during this exclusive Thursday Networking/Welcome Reception.
Friday & Saturday Symposium
Join us for candid conversations as we discuss the balance that technical skills and leadership capabilities play in the quest to break through the executive ranks. ITSMF's fundamental mission is to prepare African-American IT professionals for senior-level responsibility using an operating strategy that leverages "leaders transforming leaders"; the ultimate goal being the development of executive leaders: CIOs, CTOs, CEOs and business owners. But how are we REALLY doing against this goal? Are we TRULY crossing the finish line and achieving the top levels of IT leadership?
Check out the perspectives from noted leaders and participate in interactive workshops where you'll discuss strategies and partake in exercises that will accelerate your career as an executive, entrepreneur or intrapreneur! Secure your seat in the conversations TODAY!
Management Academy Graduation CeremonyFriday, February 8, 2013
Dedicated to our vision for building tomorrow's leaders, ITSMF will celebrate the yearlong commitment and achievements of our 2013 Management Academy cohort during their Graduation Ceremony. The ITSMF family is profoundly proud of their success and looks forward to supporting each graduate's continued career advancement
3rd Quarter 2013 SymposiumIn conjunction with the National BDPA Technology Conference