If there was ever a time to turn your trip to NAMA’s Agri-Marketing Conference into a vacation, this is it.
Gain a Fresh Perspective…then hit the beach!
Here are some quick ideas for making the most of your time in Jacksonville:
- Check out the shops, restaurants and vendors along The Landing.
- Claim your spot in the sand – Jacksonville has over 20 miles of beaches.
- Hike, bike, run. This city has the largest urban park system in the country.
- Grab a drink at a local haunt then dine at one of the many restaurants to choose from – The Core in downtown Jacksonville has over 23 bars.
There are more great suggestions here.
Here is some other helpful info for those making the trip:
The Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront is located at 225 East Coastline Drive, Jacksonville, Florida32202. The hotel is approximately 15 miles (20 minutes) from the Jacksonville Airport.Below is a list of services for planning your travel from the airport to your hotel:
Gator City Taxi & GO Shuttle
5320 Springfield Boulevard
Jacksonville, Florida 32208
904 493 5240
Gator City Taxis
$37.00 for 1-2 passengers and $8 for each additional passenger in the party. For groups of 4 or more, request a van. There is no additional charge for the vehicle upgrade.
GO Airport Shuttle (a shared ride transportation service)
$20.00 for one passenger and $8 for each additional passenger in the party.
$50.00 for one way transportation between the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront and the Jacksonville International Airport.
Hyatt Parking – Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront offers a parking deck managed and operated by ProPark that provides direct access into the hotel.
Overnight self parking: $15
Overnight valet parking: $20
Garage clearance: 6’ 7”
Once you arrive at the hotel, please register as soon as possible. The conference registration desk will be located in the Grand Foyer on the 2nd level of the Hyatt.
The dress for the conference is business casual, except for the Best of NAMA Awards Ceremony where we encourage business attire.
Take a look at the conference schedule-at-a-glance to help you plan your time more effectively.
A Couple of Notes:
The Best of NAMA Finalists’ Reception will take place from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sponsored by Penton Farm Progress
USFRA will be screening Farmland on Wednesday, April 9 at 7:45 p.m.
A partial registration list can be downloaded. It includes attendees who registered on or prior to noon on April 2, 2014. A complete registration list with addresses will be available at the registration desk throughout the conference.
The ABEF is once again conducting an auction of media packages, Web related donations, and other services as part of its annual Silent Auction.
The Media portion of the auction is NOW available through the NAMA App. All bidding will be through the NAMA App for the Media and Silent Auctions. If you would like to bid on items please download the App or make sure you have updated your current NAMA App. Note: The rest of the auction will open on-site in Jacksonville.
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If you have other questions about the conference, call the NAMA national at (913) 491-6500.