Travel & Housing
Conference Headquarters Hotel
Americans for the Arts has secured rooms at discounted rates at our headquarters hotel, the Peabody Memphis. All meetings and events, unless otherwise indicated, will be held at the Peabody Memphis Hotel.
See below for information on rates, and how to make reservations at the headquarters hotel.
The Peabody Memphis Hotel
149 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
Reservations Line: 1-800-PEABODY
Room Rates: $180 single | double occupancy, per night.
To qualify for the Conference room block rate, you must mention Americans for the Arts when making your reservation. You can also reserve your room online at the Conference room block rate.
Discounted Rate Deadline: October 9, 2017
If you book after October 9, Americans for the Arts cannot guarantee the discounted group rate, or if the hotel sells out prior to this date.
Come early and stay late! Group rate will be available from November 5–16, 2017 (subject to availability).
A deposit is required to guarantee all hotel reservations at the Peabody Memphis Hotel at the time the reservation is made. This may be provided by either a deposit equal to the first night's room and tax or a credit card on file.
All reservations are subject to a 15.95 % or current tax charge.
Reservations not canceled 72 hours in advance of check-in will be charged first night room and tax.
The Peabody Memphis Hotel parking is available on a daily basis as follows:
- Valet: $ 29* (with in/out privileges for overnight guests only)
- Self Parking: $20 (with in/out privileges for overnight guests only)
The Memphis International Airport (MEM) is located just 10.5 miles from the Peabody Memphis Hotel, the Conference headquarters.
We’ve made it easy for you to come to the 2017 National Arts Marketing Project Conference! Simply contact MacNair Travel Management by telephone (202.640.5831) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) for discounts and special fares. Be sure to identify yourself as an Americans for the Arts 2017 National Arts Marketing Project Conference attendee. Please have your preferred arrival & departure times ready, as well as your payment information. Please be advised that MacNair Travel charges a $35 booking fee for all airline or car bookings.
More Discounts to Get You To Memphis
Americans for the Arts has partnered with Delta and United Airlines to bring you discounted fares! When booking, use the following information to obtain exclusive discounts on airfare: (MacNair Travel can also ensure you receive these discounts.)
We have partnered with Delta Airlines and United Airlines to provide discounted airfare from any departure city to Memphis International Airport (MEM). See below for information about how to take advantage of these additional savings!
- Delta Airlines - Visit http://www.delta.com/meetings or call Delta Meeting Network: 800.328.1111 to receive a 2-10% discount on published fares. You must provide the following meeting code: NMPZC
- United Airlines - Visit www.united.com or call United Meetings Reservation Desk at 800.426.1122 to receive a 2-10% discount on published fares (based on availability). You must provide the following Z Code: ZY9W and Agreement Code: 286561.
Please Note: Ticketing Fees May Apply.
Once you land at Memphis International Airport (MEM), you’ve got a short trip to Peabody Memphis Hotel, Conference headquarters. A variety of transportation options are available at the Memphis International Airport as there is no complimentary shuttle to the Peabody Memphis Hotel.
Taxis depart from the center commercial drive in front of the Concourse B baggage claim area. A taxi coordinator is available to assist passengers with questions, concerns, or special requests. Accessible cabs and baby seats are available upon request. Taxis are available from 6:00 a.m. until one hour after the last flight arrival. Travel time to the Peabody Memphis Hotel is approximately 15 minutes, depending on traffic.
Minimum fare for taxi customers is $13.00, which includes a $3.00 airport surcharge. All taxis accept major credit cards.
Car Ride Services
App-based car ride services Uber & Lyft are available in Memphis. Fares are approx. $14–$19 from Memphis International Airport to the Peabody Memphis Hotel.
Rental Car Services
The Memphis International Airport (MEM) is currently served by 9 car rental companies. All questions regarding rates, reservations, and availability information should be directed to the individual companies at the numbers listed below. Car rental facilities are located in the B Terminal on the lower level (below baggage claim) in the Ground Transportation Center.
Payless Car Rental: 901-346-4781
Thrifty Car Rental: 1-877-283-0898
Peabody Memphis Hotel Transport
Private van or towncar service with transportation to the airport or local restaurants and attractions can be reserved in advance through The Peabody Concierge by calling 901-529-4000.
Peabody Towncar: $65 airport transfer, 1-3 passengers
Peabody Van: $85 airport transfer, 4-6 passengers
For more information about this program, please call Americans for the Arts at 202.371.2830 or send us an e-mail at email@example.com.