FAQs

Find answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions here.

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  • Q. What is the deadline to register for AATC 2020?

    A. Travel Planners: register throughout the year; however the deadline for travel planners will be February 15, 2020.Travel Industry: AATC will accept 200 travel industry delegates registrations until March 15, 2020.

  • Q. What airport should I fly into?

    A. The Kansas City International Airport services Topeka and has over 40 non stop flights servicing the northeast Kansas region.

  • Q. Will there be shuttle service from the airport to the Conference Center?

    A. TRAVEL PLANNERS – Please contact the AATC office, Angela Carlisle at 800-628-0993

    A. TRAVEL INDUSTRY – Announcement of available shuttle service will be made by October 1, 2019.  All major car rental agencies and paid shuttle services are also available at the Kansas City International Airport for your personal use.

  • Q. When can I make my hotel reservations?

    A. TRAVEL PLANNERS – Room and tax are included in your registration fee. Incidental charges are the responsibility of the individual delegate. Upon check in a major credit card will be requested from the hotel for incidentals. Reservations will be made through Angela Carlisle the Select Traveler office. Call 800-628-0993 today.

    A. TRAVEL INDUSTRY – It is strongly recommended that you make your hotel reservations upon receipt of your conference confirmation. A room block for the travel industry is currently open at the rate of $119 per room per night. Just ask for the AATC Group Block.

    OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL
    Capitol Plaza Hotel Topeka - PH: 800-579-7937
    1717 S. Topeka Blvd., Topeka, KS 66612

  • Q. Is my hotel room included in my registration?

    A. Travel Planners: Room and tax are included in your registration fee. Incidental charges are the responsibility of the individual delegate. Upon check in a major credit card will be requested from the hotel for incidentals. Reservations will be made through Angela Carlisle the Select Traveler office. Call 800-628-0993 today.

    A. Travel Industry: Hotel rooms and incidental charges are the responsibility of all travel industry delegates. It is strongly recommended that you make your hotel reservations upon receipt of your conference confirmation. A room block for the travel industry is currently open at the rate of $119 per room per night. Just ask for the AATC Group Block.

    OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL
    Capitol Plaza Hotel Topeka - PH: 800-579-7937
    1717 S. Topeka Blvd., Topeka, KS 66612

  • Q. What is the attire for the conference?

    A. Business attire is required at all daytime events, evening events, unless otherwise specified, are business/casual.

  • Q. What is the weather like for AATC Conference in April?

    A. Spring is a wonderful time to be in Topeka!  Average daytime temps are in the near to low 70's with night time lows in the mid 50's.  Activities are scheduled indoors however Spring showers may happen so please plan accordingly.

  • Q. What is AATC Marketplace?

    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.

  • Q. Why do you need an up-to-date e-mail address?

    A. AATC marketplace appointments are made electronically. The appointment scheduler is emailed directly to you for ease of completion. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any email updates or changes.

  • Q. When can I choose my appointments for the Conference?

    A. AATC delegates may begin the online choosing of appointments the last week of March, 2020.

  • Q. What if I don't return the appointment schedule by the deadline?

    A. Any Travel Industry delegate who does not return appointment requests by the deadline will be issued pre-selected appointments.

  • Q. When will I get my appointment schedule?

    A. Hard copies of appointments will be distributed to AATC Buyer delegates at registration. Travel Industry will receive electronic confirmation of appointments prior to arrival.

  • Q. What handouts are permitted at AATC Marketplace?

    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.

  • Q. Where and when is the next AATC Conference?

    A. Our exciting 2021 destination will be announced at the close of the 2020 conference. Plan on another great April in 2021!