Frequently Asked Questions
A. Travel Planners: register throughout the year; however the deadline for travel planners will be February 15, 2018.Travel Industry: AATC will accept 200 travel industry delegates registrations until March 15, 2018.
A. You will fly into Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD / KORD).
Q. Will there be shuttle service from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to the Conference Center?
Travel Planners – Please contact the AATC office, Angela Maroni at 800-628-0993.
A. Hotel reservations for the Travel Planners will be made by the AATC staff.
A. A special rate of $129 and shuttle service to the conference venues are available at the following hotel for the Travel Industry:
OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL
Pheasant Run Resort & Spa, 4051 East Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174, PH: (630) 584-6300, Travel Industry Rate: $129
A. Travel Planners: Room and tax are included in the registration fee for April 30th and May 1st only. Incidental charges are the responsibility of the individual delegate. Upon check in a major credit card will be requested from the hotel for incidentals. Travel Industry: Hotel rooms and incidental charges are the responsibility of all travel industry delegates.
A. Business attire is required at all daytime events, evening events, unless otherwise specified, are business/casual.
A. Daytime temperatures average 60's - 70's. Evening temperatures range from the low 40's to the 50's.
A. The purpose of AATC Marketplace is to provide destination and tour operator information to travel planners. AATC Marketplace is an appointment generated marketplace. Each appointment is 6 minutes in duration. The travel planner is seated in a booth and the travel industry will move between appointments and meet the planners.
A. AATC Travel Industry delegates may begin the online choosing of appointments the last week of March, 2018.
A. Any Travel Industry delegate who does not return appointment requests by the deadline will be issued pre-selected appointments.
A. Hard copies of appointments will be distributed to AATC buyer delegates at registration.
A. Travel Industry may distribute an 8.5" x 11", three-hole punched, company profile sheet and business cards. Brochures and giveaways are strictly prohibited on the Marketplace floor. All Delegates are encouraged to bring plenty of business cards for distribution at Marketplace, and Social Events.
A. Check back soon for our exciting 2019 announcement.