State Affairs Committee Meeting (November 2017)
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 (2:30pm - 5:30pm US/Eastern)
Balboa Bay Resort
1221 W. Coast Highway [map]
Newport Beach, CA 92663
View the schedule of meeting sessions and special events
GMA State Affairs Committee Meeting Schedule of Events
Tuesday, November 14:
2:30-5:30: SAC Meeting
6:30: Dinner and GMA Award Presentation (included in registration fee even if you are not registering for the rest of the conference)
These fees are available through 11/15/2017
Cancellation and Other Policies:
GMA reserves the right to cancel the event prior to the event start date due to market conditions, acts of God, or other circumstances beyond our control. In the event that GMA cancels an event for any reason, you will receive a credit for 100% of the paid registration fee.
If GMA is forced to cancel a program while in progress you will receive a credit for 50% of the paid registration fee. We will notify all registered attendees as soon as a meeting has been canceled via e-mail and/or phone messaging and a notice will be posted on our website. In the case of cancellation, GMA will not reimburse participants pre-arranged travel expenses.
Is Media Allowed?
General Hotel Information:
Guests are responsible for securing their own hotel reservations. Make your hotel reservations directly with the Balboa Bay Resort using this dedicated website - https://aws.passkey.com/go/FIAE2017
Hotel block deadline is October 16. Link for hotel reservations and to register separately if you plan to attend the rest of the FIAE conference: http://02a2109.netsolhost.com/FIAEmeeting/
The hotel address is:
Balboa Bay Resort
1221 W. Coast Highway
Phone: (949) 645-5000
To access the Balboa Bay Resort from the airport, we suggest the following methods of transportation to and from the hotel:
John Wayne Airport: 7 miles / 10 minutes
Los Angeles International Airport: 50 miles / 1hour
San Diego International Airport: 87 miles / 90 minutes
Long Beach Airport: 14 miles / 30 minutes
FROM THE NORTH
Take the 5 or 405 South to the 55
Continue South on the 55 to Coast Highway
Proceed Southbound on Coast Highway to the Resort
FROM THE SOUTH
Take the 5 or 405 North then exit on Jamboree
Head South on Jamboree to Coast Highway
Turn Right on Coast Highway to the Resort
Valet and self-parking options are available:
Valet parking fees: $7 per hour; $20 daily; $35 overnight.
Self-parking fees: $6 per hour; $17 daily, $30 overnight.
*All pricing and policies are subject to change without notice.
Mr. Dean Longhofer
Specialist, Database and Member Value Creation
Grocery Manufacturers Association
Phone: (202) 295-3941
Fax: (202) 639-5902