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Sponsors

  • Aecom
  • Amec
  • Arc
  • Atkins
  • Black & Veatch
  • Cabrera
  • CBI
  • CCI
  • CDM Smith
  • Charter
  • CH2M
  • CMS
  • Conti
  • DTD
  • EQM
  • Equity
  • Geo
  • Gilbane
  • HCS
  • Heritage
  • Himalayan
  • HNTB
  • Jacobs
  • Kira
  • Leebcor
  • Leidos
  • Leo
  • Louis
  • M Baker
  • r2t
  • M Rose
  • Nova
  • Parsons
  • Pond
  • RS&H
  • SCST
  • Siemens
  • Stantec
  • Tetra Tech
  • Urban
  • Veolia
  • Versar
  • Wool
  • Zyscovitch

Travel & Lodging

 

TRAVEL
Atlanta is served by the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL). 

Book your flight on Delta using SAME's discount code and you can get up to 10% off published fares.  Reservations and ticketing is available via http://www.delta.com/content/www/en_US/corporate-travel/delta-meeting-network.html or by calling our Delta Meeting Network Reservations at 800-328-1111. When booking online at http://www.delta.com/content/www/en_US/corporate-travel/delta-meeting-network.html, select 'Book A Trip' and enter Meeting Event Code NMNRV

Shuttle service between Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and SBC hotels is available at a rate of $25 one way / $50 round trip. Shuttle service is provided exclusively by A&M Limousine. Advance reservations are encouraged. Click here to book now or call 770-955-4565. For more details, download the shuttle flyer.

LODGING 

SAME has negotiated room blocks with a number of hotels near the Cobb Galleria Centre. For a map, please click here. All rooms must be reserved through SAME's official housing partner, Connections Housing.

If you need accommodations - Please call the hotels directly at the numbers listed below.

If you already have a reservation and need to make an adjustment or cancel, please call the hotel directly.

Room rates for private industry attendees are below. All hotels will offer a number of rooms at the prevailing government per diem of $140 (the per diem rate for Atlanta will adjust to $140 as of October 1, 2016).  Per diem rooms are specifically for those on active duty or in civil service. The negotiated room block is specifically for conference attendees; one must register to attend the conference within five working days of making hotel reservations (government employees excepted due to government payment requirements).

The cut-off date for room reservations is October 25, 2016 or until the room block is sold out, whichever comes first.  Make your reservation now!!

Questions?      Please contact Connections Housing
Phone:            404-842-0000 or 800-262-9974
Email:             SAME@ConnectionsHousing.com
Office Hours:   Monday – Friday; 8:30a.m. - 7:00p.m.

A map of hotels can be found here. Rates listed do not include 14% tax, $3/night occupancy fee, and $5/night Georgia hotel fee. Important Cancelation notice: Reservations canceled after November 1st will be charged a cancelation fee of $50.00 (government employees excepted).  Reservations canceled within 72 hours prior to arrival will be charged one night’s room & tax.

 Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel (HQ Hotel) - 770-953-4500
 connected to Cobb Galleria Centre

 $179

 Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria - 770-952-7900
 Complimentary shuttle service to Cobb Galleria Centre provided
 $149

 Sheraton Suites Galleria - Atlanta - 770-955-3900
 Across the street from Cobb Galleria Centre

 $149
 Embassy Suites Atlanta - Galleria - 770-984-9300
 Across the street from Cobb Galleria Centre
 $174
 Doubletree Suites by Hilton Hotel Atlanta Galleria - 770-980-1900
 Complimentary shuttle service to Cobb Galleria Centre provided
 $135
 Courtyard Atlanta Cumberland Centre - 770-952-2555
 Two blocks from Cobb Galleria Centre
 $134
 Wyndham Atlanta Galleria - 770-955-1700
 Complimentary shuttle service to Cobb Galleria Centre provided
$138
 

 

UNAUTHORIZED HOUSING WARNING

Please be vigilant if contacted by any company or service that implies or claims to be an official housing provider for the SAME Small Business Conference. SAME's official housing company is Connections Housing. The only way to book your rooms for the 2016 Small Business Conference is through our housing site or by calling 404-842-0000 or 800-262-9974. We have been made aware of other housing companies or travel agencies that may be pursuing you, or your company, to book your guest rooms through their company at supposedly significant discounts. If you are contacted by one of these pirate companies, please notify SAME immediately.

Housing “Pirates” and “Poachers”

SAME works with Connections Housing to secure sleeping rooms at hotels for our conferences (commonly referred to as room blocks), we research the properties to make certain that our attendees will be adequately accommodated. The room block is established to ensure that rooms meet our standards and are offered at a discounted price. 

Room poaching is a practice carried out by third-party companies that act as travel agencies, wholesalers, or destination management companies to solicit registrants for room reservations. Poachers often represent themselves as being affiliated with SAME. The poacher might inform registrants that the hotel room block is “sold out,” and that if you do not book with them immediately, you may not get a room. Additional deceptive tactics may include distributing forms or promotional materials that appear to be issued by SAME.

  • Room poachers make it more difficult for us to meet our room block commitments, and expose us to penaltiees and increased room rates for our events. 
  • Room poachers often don’t deliver on promises to customers. When customers arrive, reservations are non-existent or the hotels are not conveniently located. Sometimes the rooms have been cancelled and hefty cancellation fees have been placed on the customer’s credit card. 

How You Can Help:
Do not be misled! If you are contacted by anyone asking if you need a room for the SBC, please get as much information as you can and pass it on to SAME.

Take note of the following companies not affiliated with SAME:

•    Advanced Travel Systems
•    Book My Rooms
•    Booking.com
•    Condos at OCCC
•    CBS (Corporate Booking Services) International
•    Convention Hotel Management
•    Convention Housing
•    Convention Housing Services/Convention Expo Travel
•    ECTC Group/Executive Convention Travel
•    Elite Corporate Planners
•    Event Connections
•    Event Egg
•    Events Plus, Inc.
•    Event Travel Planners
•    Execu-Link Corp.
•    Exhibition Housing Services

•    Exhibitors Hotel Reservations Services

•    Expo Housing
•    Global Corporate Consultants (GCC Inc.)
•    Global Corporate Events, Inc.
•    Global Events Group
•    Global Housing Management/GHM Travel
•    Global Housing Services Corporation
•    Global Travel Partners
•    Golden Events
•    Group TIRA/TIRA Convention Management
•    HDMC Group
•    Hotel Angels, LLC
•    IEA Event Planning
•    International Events, Inc./IEP Group
•    Itravel, Inc.
•    JTR Holdings Inc.
•    Le Company, LLC
•    NSCN Services
•    Room Connections/Rooms Connect, Limited
•    Show Coordinators
•    Six Point Travel
•    Stay Right Travel, LLC
•    Tira Convention Travel Management 
•    Trade Show Housing
•    Trade Show Reservations, LLC
•    TradeShow Housing
•    Travel Maker
•    XM Corp./XM Corporation

Again, if you are contacted by any one of these pirate companies, please notify SAME immediately.



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