2012 Annual Conference & Exhibition

41st Annual Conference & Exhibition

April 29 - May 2, 2012 - JW Marriott - Indianapolis, Indiana

You can also download the entire 2012 Conference & Exhibition brochure as a PDF. EXHIBITORS: Register your booth personnel using this form.

Additional information will be posted as it becomes available
Registration Fees

Registration if postmarked by March 16 / after March 16, 2012

  • ACUTA Member - $689 / $739
  • Emeritus Member - $449 / $449
  • Non-Member - $859 / $909
  • Student - $379 / $379
  • One-Day Conference Attendance (Mon, Tues, or Wed) - $339 / $339

Cancellation/Refund Policy

  • Cancellations received by April 13, 2012: Full refund less $25 administration fee if notice of cancellation is received in the ACUTA office by April 13. All unpaid cancelled registrations will be assessed a $25 administration fee.
  • Cancellations received April 14 - 27, 2012: Registration fee must be paid. Credit memo will be issued (less $25 administration fee) for any cancellation received April 14 - 27. Credit must be applied to registration for another ACUTA event in 2012 or 2013.
  • Cancellations received after April 27, 2012, are not eligible for refund or credit.
  • Cancellations may be mailed, faxed, or e-mailed to Michele West, 152 West Zandale Dr., Suite 200, Lexington, KY 40503; fax 859/278-3268.

ACUTA Forum for Strategic Leadership in Communications Technology

Leadership Forum - Members: $689 / $739 after 3/16/12 - Nonmembers: $859 / $909 after 3/16/12

Forum brochures will be mailed soon. To register now, check "Leadership Forum" on the Conference registration form. If you are not a current member and wish to receive a brochure, please email your mailing address to Michele West or call her at 859-278-3338 Ext. 222.

Exhibiting & Sponsoring

If you wish to exhibit and/or sponsor at the conference, the Annual Conference Prospectus is available or you may email Amy Burton or call her at 859-278-3338 Ext. 240.

Conference Hotel

JW Marriott Indianapolis - Book Room Online

Reservations Toll Free: 800-266-9432
Reservations Local Phone: 506-474-2009
ACUTA Rate - $209

ACUTA room block extended to March 30, 2012. Once the block is filled, rooms will be confirmed on a space-available basis and the group rate will likely not be available. - Reference ACUTA rate when making your reservation by phone.

Book Your Room at the JW Marriott within the ACUTA Block and It Might Be FREE!

As a special incentive to encourage you to book within the ACUTA block, ACUTA is once again offering a complimentary guest room for up to 4 nights to one attendee who books his or her room at the JW Marriott within the ACUTA block and registers for the Conference by March 16, 2012. Shortly after March 16, ACUTA will conduct a drawing and notify some lucky attendee that his or her hotel room will be FREE. (Last year that lucky person was Odalys Diaz from Florida International University.)

Why are we doing this? In order to secure the type of facilities to hold an event the size of our Annual Conference, ACUTA must select sites years in advance and contract with hotels for the necessary meeting and exhibit space. ACUTA negotiates directly with hotels to secure the best possible rates. We must commit to a minimum number of hotel room nights, and ACUTA relies on its attendees and exhibitors to stay at the Conference hotel to meet this commitment.

Always ask for the ACUTA rate—we do our best to keep your costs as low as possible!

Travel & Transportation

The Travel Authority / ALTOUR (800/274-7135 or 859/277-7135) will help you find the lowest fare and most convenient flights when you identify yourself as an ACUTA attendee. An agent will also assist with upgrades and monitor your reservation for advance changes and any new policies the airlines may put into effect. The Travel Authority /ALTOUR has a perticket transaction fee of $35 (at the time of printing).

Transportation to and from the Airport
The JW Marriott is approximately 14 miles (20-30 minutes) from the Indianapolis International Airport. Taxis are approximately $35 each way. Public bus service is also available for $7 each way. Get more information on the bus service at www.indygo.net/pages/downtownairport-express.

Rental cars are available at the Indianapolis Airport and the hotel. Overnight self parking is $28; overnight valet parking is $34.

Shuttle Service: Carey Indiana/Airport Connection provides shared shuttle service at the rate of $16.95 each way (at time of printing). Advanced reservations are required. Call 800/888-INDY (800/888-4639) or visit www.careyindiana.com/shared_ride.asp.

The Fun Is Endless in Indy! - http://www.visitindy.com

When you think about places-to-go, you might not think of Indianapolis at first. But once you’ve been there, it will surely move way up your list as a destination that’s fun, interesting, and full of surprises.

Start Date: Sunday, April 29, 2012
End Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Address: JW Marriott
Indianapolis, IN

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