DETC 87th Annual Conference
April 14-16, 2013
The Mark Hopkins Hotel * San Francisco
The Distance Education and Training Council has more than 100 member institutions that together enroll approximately 4 million students. The DETC's 87th Annual Conference, April 14-16, 2013 at the Intercontinental Mark Hopkins Hotel in San Francisco, offers an excellent opportunity to interact with executives from many of the most successful distance education institution executives in the nation. More information on what's new at this year's meeting, registration information, and details on setup, takedown, and shipping are available below.
Exhibitors at the Annual Conference will have abundant opportunities to connect with DETC institutions. Conference exhibits will be set up in the same room as meeting registration. In addition, Continental Breakfast each morning and all meeting break food will be served in the exhibit space. Depending on available space, each conference Exhibitor will have either one 10'x10' booth, pre-set with a table and two chairs, or else one 8' table with two chairs. Please Note: Information regarding avaiable exhibit space, and the decision regarding booths vs. tables shouldbe available shortly!
Exhibitors also will have access to a list of attendees prior to the Conference. After registering, you will be able to access the online version of the Conference Registration list. The list is updated in real time, so you'll always have access to the most current list of meeting attendees.
Click here to register for the DETC's 87th Annual Conference. Exhibitor registration costs $2,000, which includes the exhibit space and one attendee’s registration. If your organization is sending more than one person, additional representatives can register for $300/person (select the “Additional Exhibitor” option during the online registration process).
Please note, attendees must register separately for Tuesday evening’s Closing Reception and Dinner. Registrations are $100 and can be purchased during the online registration process. Anyone planning to attend Tuesday’s Reception and Dinner must purchase the registration online. The Conference registration deadline is Wednesday, March 27th.
Rooms at the Intercontinental Mark Hopkins are available to DETC Annual Conference attendees at the special rate of $239/night plus tax.
You can reserve a room online, by using the link in the left hand navigation bar, or by clicking here.
Please note, rooms must be reserved by MARCH 13, 2013 to receive the group rate.
Setup, Takedown and Shipping
Exhibit setup will run from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 14th (please note, Conference registration will be taking place in the exhibit are from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Sunday). Exhibit takedown can begin after lunch on Tuesday, April 17th and all exhibits must be removed by 4:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
If you plan on shipping any materials to the Intercontinental Mark Hopkins, please ensure they arrive no earlier than Thursday, April 11th, three days prior to the Conference. Each package should be clearly marked with the name and date of the Conference. All packages should be shipped to the address below, and be clearly labeled with the following information:
Intercontinental Mark Hopkins
999 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Attn: Conference Services
Conference Services Manager: Jowie Garcia
Group Name: Distance Education and Training Council
Client Name: [Your Name, Your Organization]
Event Date: April 14-16, 2013
Number of Boxes: [i.e. 1 of 2, 2 of 2]
The Intercontinental Mark Hopkins is not responsible for items remaining in the hotel upon the conclusion of the DETC Annual Conference. Items should be removed at the conclusion of the meeting.
Please contact Robert Chalifoux, DETC’s Director of Media and Events, via phone (202-234-5100, ext. 104) or e-mail (email@example.com) with any questions.
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