ASNE-APME conference: See you today in Philly!
The 2016 ASNE-APME News Leadership Conference kicks off today! Here are some things you need to know.
Getting from the airport to the hotel
The Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, at 1201 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19107, is located about 10 miles away from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). The hotel does not provide shuttle service, but you can take a train, grab a taxi or drive.
From your terminal (A, B, C/D or E/F), take the Airport Regional Rail Line to Jefferson Station. Trains run every 30 minutes and operate from 5:07 to 12:30 a.m. (airport to city) and 4:20 a.m. to 11:40 p.m. (city to airport).
Click here for information about taxi services from the airport to the Philadelphia metro area.
Refer to this guide for directions to the hotel.
Discounted parking tickets
We will have discounted parking tickets that you can use at the garage on 12th and Filbert streets, right across from the hotel. The discounted ticket, which you can pick up from our registration desk, will give you 20 percent off your stay when you exit the garage. Regular rates are $31 for 12 hours and $37 for up to 24 hours.
Shuttle service between the hotel and tonight's opening reception
Werner Coach shuttle buses will be available to/from the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown and the National Constitution Center, where the opening reception will take place tonight.
From the hotel to the center:
5:30 p.m. 5:45 p.m. 6:15 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 7:15 p.m. Buses will pick up on 12th Street.
From the center to the hotel:
7:30 p.m. 7:45 p.m. 8:15 p.m. 8:30 p.m. 9 p.m. 9:15 p.m. Buses will pick up on Race Street between 5th and 6th streets.
Registration desk hours
Sunday, Sept. 11
Noon to 5:30 p.m. at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the National Constitution Center
Monday, Sept. 12
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Tuesday, Sept. 13
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Two ways to get the most out of this schedule:
1. Have it handy on your mobile
Go to your browser and in the URL bar, type in http://asneapme2016.sched.org. For directions on how to bookmark the page on your home screen so that the schedule is always only one click away, click here if you are an iPhone user or here if you are an Android user.
2. Personalize your schedule
Free Wi-Fi is available for Marriott Rewards Members in guest sleeping rooms. Free Wi-Fi will be available in the conference area by connecting to the "Marriott_Conference" network. Password: newsleaders2016