Conference 2017









Dear Colleagues:


The Freight Club Board of Directors is happy to announce that the venue selection process for The Freight Club’s 18th Annual Conference has been concluded sucessfully.

The event will be taking place Sunday May 14th - Wednesday 18th, 2017 at the A. ROMA Livestyle Hotel in Rome, Italy.

Rome, located in the hart of Italy, is one of the top city break destinations in the world, with a Unique atmosphere, night life, visitor attractions, historical places, and the most important, their friendly people..

The Board has booked the event and signed the contracts, and now we are working on the details. Very soon, we will have the registration system available for you, but please schedule the event in your agenda.

 

As soon as we open the system, you with only a limited number of rooms reserved for the conference, will be to register as soon as possible and take advantage of early bird special rates.

We look forward to seeing and joining you in Rome.

The Freight Club





Location City
Rome, Italy

The cosmopolitan city of Rome is the capital of Italy, with almost with nearly 3,000 years of globally influential art, architecture and culture.

Among many other important places, there are some "Must Visit" places like the Colosseum, The Pantheon, Roman Forum, The Trevi Fountain, St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Castel Sant'Angelo, etcetera. It is beautiful city with a vast diversity in every sense.




Hotel
A. Roma Livestyle Hotel

Ideally located only 20 minutes from the main airport, and Close to St Peter's Square, A. Roma is a luxury hotel and wellness spa that gives you a 4 star comfort in a stylish setting. From the gourmet show kitchen restaurant to the stunning gardens, Wellness Spa and outdoor pool.

The hotel has been carefully constructed to blend-in with the stunning Italian surroundings of the Eternal City, where attentive staff are on hand to help with your every need during your stay. Bring the family or invite your business associates to join you at A.Roma Lifestyle Hotel.






Prices


Conference Package
Members and Guest Participants Price List
 
Early Bird
Regular
Late
Expiration date
until Nov
30, 2016
until Feb
28, 2017
until Apr
30, 2017
Conference fee
$1,182
$1,264
$1,335
Accompanying Person $620
$650
$680

Conference Package Inclusive of:
     - Welcome cocktail reception
     - One-to-one meetings with members and participants
     - Presentation by Members
     - Industry guest speakers
     - Daily lunch buffet during conference (Excl. accompanying person)
     - Conference material
     - 2 daily coffee breaks with snacks
     - 2 Theme dinners
     - 1 Gala dinner at the hotel
     - Use of the hotel facilities

Accompanying Person Participating Package Inclusive of:
     - Welcome cocktail reception
     - 2 Theme dinners
     - 1 Gala dinner at the hotel
     - Use of the hotel general facilities

Lunch is not included for accompanying person. Accompanying person intending to attend or participate in the conference meetings shall be required to pay the full "all inclusive" conference package price.
 
Hotel Room Accomodation
Members and Guest Participants Price List
 
Early Bird
Regular
Late
Expiration date
until Nov
30, 2016
until Feb
28, 2017
until Apr
30, 2017
Deluxe King Room Single
$153
$162
$198
Deluxe King Room Double
$220
$229
$265
Note: As per TFC policy ALL participants must stay at the hotel
where the conference is being held. No exceptions allowed
.

The above room rates includes:
     - Breakfast Buffet
     - Use of the hotel facilities

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation fees will be applicable, for the total conference and accommodation charges as below:
     - Cancellations requested on or before December 31, 2016:
             25% of total charges.
     - Cancellations requested on or before Jan 31, 2017
             50% of total charges.
      Cancellations requested after February 28, 2017:
             100% of total charges.

Every cancellation must be requested (include invoice number) by email to secretariat@thefreightclub.com





Agenda


Conference Meeting Schedule

Sunday May 14, 2017
Time In Time Out   Program and Activities Detail
09:00AM 02:00PM   Possible optional event (*)
03:00PM 05:00PM   -Welcome Desk Registration
  -Informal meeting by Directors with new applicants
(*)
07:00AM 11:00AM   Welcome cocktail reception
 
Monday May 15, 2017
Time In Time Out   Program and Activities Detail
06:30AM 09:00PM   Breakfast
09:00AM 10:00AM   Opening ceremony of the conference
10:00AM 10:30AM   Guest Speaker 01 (*)
10:30AM 11:00AM   Coffee Break
11:00AM 12:15AM   Presentation of Companies by Attendees
12:15AM 12:30AM   Group Photograph
12:30PM 02:30PM   Lunch Break
02:30PM 03:30PM   One-to-One Meetings
03:30PM 04:00PM   Coffee Break
04:00PM 05:30PM   One-to-One Meetings
06:00PM 07:00PM   Free Time
07:00PM 07:30PM  Meet at Hotel Lobby for Transfer to Restaurant
07:30PM 10:30PM Theme dinner at restaurant

Tuesday May 16, 2017
Time In Time Out   Program and Activities Detail
06:30AM 09:00PM   Breakfast
09:00AM 09:30AM   Guest Speaker 02 (*)
09:30AM 10:30AM   One-to-One Meetings
10:30AM 11:00AM   Coffee Break
11:00AM 12:30PM   One-to-One Meetings
12:30PM 02:30PM   Lunch Break
02:30PM 03:30PM   One-to-One Meetings
03:30PM 04:00PM   Coffee Break
04:00PM 05:30PM   One-to-One Meetings
06:00PM 07:00PM   Free Time
07:00PM 07:30PM  Meet at Hotel Lobby for  Transfer to Restaurant
08:45PM 10:45PM    Restaurant

Wednesday May 17, 2016
Time In Time Out   Program and Activities Detail
06:30AM 09:00PM   Breakfast
09:00AM 10:30AM  Closed Member Session
10:30AM 11:00AM   Coffee Break
11:00AM 12:30PM  Closed Member Session
12:30PM 02:00PM   Lunch Break
02:00PM 03:30PM   Free Time
03:30PM 04:00PM   Free Time
04:00PM 05:00PM   Free Time
05:00PM 07:00PM   Free Time
07:00PM 08:00PM   Gala Dinner Cocktail Party
08:00PM 11:00PM   Theme Dinner with live entertainment and DJ with dance music

(*) Please check the agenda periodically.
Times and daily events may vary or adjusted before the event.





Important


Location
A. Roma Livestyle Hotel
Rome, Italy

The 2017 TFC Conference will take place in the beautiful hotel "A. Roma Livestyle Hotel" Located at:
Via Giorgio Zoega, 59
00164 Rome , Italy
T: +39 06 87 812.815
http://www.hotel-aroma.com


Weather

Rome temperatures average high 24°C (75°F) and average low 13°C (55°F) during the month of May. (Weather)


Currency

The official currency in Italy is the Euro.
(Currency Exchange).


Airport

"Leonardo da Vinci" airport is 32 km far from Rome. For more information visit: (Aeroporti di Roma)


Electrical Current

Electricity in Italy, as in the rest of Europe, comes out of the wall socket at 220 volts.


Transportation

From Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) International Airport:
Tourist Taxi Service may take about 24 to 30 minutes aproximately, and cost about 35 to 45 Euros ( See Route Map )

Hotel the hotel provides a shuttle service from and to Fiumicino airport. The price is 15.00 euros per person per way, according to the following schedule:

Shuttle FCO AIRPORT/HOTEL
7.45 - 9.45 - 11.30 - 13.30 - 15.45 - 17.45

Shuttle HOTEL/FCO AIRPORT
7.00 - 9.00 - 10.45 - 12.45 - 15.00 - 17.00

Advance reservation is required.
If you wish to book this service, please let us know at Secretariat@TheFreightClub.com and dont forguet to include:

Arrival Time:
N° of people:
ShuttleTime:
Flight Details:
Mobile Phone: