Reserve Your Hotel Room for the 2011 NFDA Convention Today
Brookfield, Wis. – Funeral professionals planning to attend the 2011 National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) International Convention & Expo, hosted in conjunction with the Cremation Association of North America (CANA), can make their hotel reservations and lock in exclusive room rates just for convention attendees. The first-ever NFDA and CANA joint convention will take place October 23-26 in Chicago, Ill.
Reserving a room at one of the official convention hotels gives attendees access to a complimentary shuttle service. The shuttle is only available to guests staying at official convention hotels; a shuttle pass will be provided to guests upon check-in and will be required for boarding the shuttle. The complimentary shuttle service will help attendees save time and money. Taxi fare in Chicago is time-based, not mileage-based; a taxi trip from the hotel to the convention center could cost $20 or more depending on traffic patterns.
There are three hotel properties from which attendees can choose:
Hyatt Regency Chicago: Exclusive Convention Rate: $239 plus tax per night
The Fairmont Chicago: Exclusive Convention rate: $234 plus tax per night
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers: Exclusive Convention Rate: $244 plus tax per night
“If you’re planning to come to the NFDA/CANA Convention, I encourage you to reserve your hotel room and make your travel arrangements as soon as possible,” said Connie Smith, NFDA senior vice president of professional development. “October is a really busy month for meetings and conventions in Chicago and travel costs will increase the longer you wait. I especially encourage you to reserve your room at one of the three fabulous convention hotels so you can take advantage of the complimentary shuttle. Staying at a convention hotel also gives you easy access to social events and allows you to connect with fellow attendees on the shuttle. It’s the best way to go.”
NFDA International Convention & Expo attendees should visit www.nfda.org/Chicago2011 and click on the “Hotel/Travel” link to learn more about the hotels and to make reservations.
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Founded in 1913, the Cremation Association of North America is an international association of more than 1,500 members, comprised of funeral directors, cemeteries, crematories, consultants, and suppliers.