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Attendees: Owners, top executives of the B2C and B2B catalog companies large and small, and their suppliers
Accomplished: Met face-to-face on issues with top executives of the USPS and PRC officials, leaders and suppliers to the catalog industry.
When: April 13-15, 2010
Where:Gaylord Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tenn.
Expanded Agenda: Last year's attendees told s they wished the Forum would've lasted longer, so we've extended it another day!
What Took Place:
The Catalog industry's opportunity to hear from and speak directly with those who regulate, legislate and control your destiny on postal and parcel access and costs, national postal and commercial policy and other external cost drivers in the business environment that affect your bottom line and the valuation on your company.
With the catalog industry and the US Postal Service each facing massive turmoil, now is the time to communicate, participate and influence the direction in Washington.
Only though collective action can we hope to make an impact on issues that impact every industry participant.
Here's your chance for industry advocacy. Insure the future of catalogs in the mail.
What Attendees Gained:
Understand the current issues that affect your bottom line.
Know how decisions in Washington can have a direct impact on your business.
Learn how postal policy is determined and how you can participate.
Build relationships with key decision makers.
Compare notes with your peers.
What it will take to create a more favorable environment for your future.
Learn how to do something about the high costs hindering your business to shape your own destiny!
Entrance to all NPF and ACMA events for the day(s) you register.
Participation in all Forum events and sessions.
Your own personal copy of the Forum take-away book that will be a valued desk reference for the whole year.
All meals and receptions during or adjacent to session times.
An ACMA registration is for Tuesday (4/13), Wednesday (4/14) and Thursday (4/15):
ACMA Members: $975 (for first attendee)
NEMOA, MGA, NRF or DMA Members: $1,150 (for first attendee)
Non-members: $1,275 (for first attendee)
Second attendee (any affiliation): $750 (from same company)
Additional Days Admission to the NPF:
You may also buy additional or different days admission to the NPF for Sunday and Monday. When ordering additional days, please specify which day(s) you requested. Packages include extra charges for additional days' admissions to the NPF for Sunday to Monday:
(Note: these are special prices only available until Feb 12 and only when registering and paying through ACMA. See www.npf.org for more information about the National Postal Forum)
Day Affiliation: ACMA Other Assn Non-Mbr 2nd Attendee
ACMA + 1 Add'l days $1,075 $1,250 $1,375 $850
ACMA + 2 Add'l days $1,125 $1,300 $1,425 $900
Above fees include all ACMA and NPF events for the days specified including admission to all sessions, Continental breakfasts, lunches, receptions and social events held on the day(s) chosen, including the Gala Reception Wednesday evening. You must register and pay for hotel rooms DIRECTLY WITH THE HOTEL.
The above pricing is available only to parties attending the ACMA Nat'l Catalog Advocacy & Strategy Forum. It requires paid registration by Feb 12, 2010. This represents special ACMA discounted rates only available when registering through ACMA by this deadline. After Feb 12th, registrations must be made on-site, will carry an additional charge and will require separate payments to ACMA and NPF.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, ACMA attendeeswill require NPF credentialsto gain admission to some NPF-ACMA joint meetings. Your meeting fee also allows you to participate in all NPF sessions for the day(s) you are registered including access to the Exhibition Hall and all NPF events occurring on that day.