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REGISTER HERE FOR THE 2017 ROME CONFERENCE

2017 Annual Conference

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

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 otAroma Hotelher 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, 2017
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.

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.

Meetings arranged before conference

Before the conference begins you will receive a full conference pack including the attendee. The Freight Club will facilitate arranging all your conference meetings before you arrive.

Guest Speakers

The Freight Club have guest speakers who educate attendees on new trends, insights and training methods to improve ones company. Past guest speakers include world renowned technology and digital marketing experts.

Annual General Meeting

The Freight Club is run by members, for members. An annual update on progress within the organisation is presented at the conference including an open forum for all members to discuss future strategies.

If you would like to know more about the annual Freight Club Conference. Please click here.