Current Conference 

2018 Annual Conference

September 17-19, 2018, Miami Beach, Florida

Loews Miami Beach Hotel
1601 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, Florida, USA, 33139

EVENT DETAILS

The Aircraft Builders Council conducts a conference each year, which is an informational forum on the most recent developments in the aviation and aerospace industry and products liability. This annual conference is unique in that it brings together insureds, potential insureds, lead underwriters, brokers and defense counsel, all at one locale.

Presentations are given on subjects of current interest, including insurance, law, governmental activity, and aviation and aerospace technology. In the past, speakers have included the CEO of Lloyd's, Administrators of the FAA, NASA Astronauts, United States District Court Judges, United States Legislators, as well as experts in the aerospace industry.

An important feature of this conference includes the participation of the program's lead underwriters, who are available for private consultations with insureds and potential insureds, together with their brokers.

Hotel and Reservation

HOTEL

RESERVE YOUR ROOM
The 2018 ABC Conference will be held at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, in Miami Beach, Florida.
Address: 1601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Phone: 305-604-1601
Reservations: 1-888-879-0462 - Be sure to reference the Aircraft Builders Council to receive the group rate.
Click here to be directed to the Loews Miami Beach Hotel reservation link for the ABC Conference:

ABC ATTENDEES ONLY
PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MUST BE ATTENDING THE ABC CONFERENCE TO RESERVE A ROOM IN THE ABC ROOM BLOCK.  IF YOU ARE NOT ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE, PLEASE BOOK A ROOM OUTSIDE OF THE ABC ROOM BLOCK. NON-CONFERENCE ATTENDEES WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE ABC ROOM BLOCK AND UNFORTUNATELY, THERE IS NO GUARANTEE THAT OTHER SPACE WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE HOTEL.

HOTEL RATE
The ABC conference hotel rate is $249 per day plus 14% sales tax for a Run of House hotel room plus $13 per day for a Resort Amenity Package that includes premium plus internet access for up to four mobile devices; daily fitness center access, complimentary participation in daily meditation class on exhale spa terrace, use of up to four beach chairs daily, use of kayaks, paddle boards, and boogie boards, complimentary banana boat rides from 10 - 11 AM daily (based on availability),  and unlimited local calls. NOTE:  The $13 per day resort rate is a discounted rate for ABC.  The online hotel reservation system will show the full rate of $26/day however, the reservations will be charged for the $13 discounted amount per day/plus tax.   

DEADLINE DATE
The conference rate is only valid until August 17, 2018, OR until the contracted room block is filled. Please book early for best availability.   If you need to adjust the dates of your stay; please do so PRIOR to August 17 so that other attendees can book their stay at the conference hotel.   

Hotel reservations made after August 17, 2018, or after the ABC room block sells out, will be on a space-available basis and may not qualify for the conference rate. Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card for one night’s room and tax at the time of the reservation.

CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellation of individual guest room reservations made less than 14 days prior to the scheduled day of arrival will be subject to a penalty fee of one night's room and tax.

EARLY DEPARTURES
At hotel check-in, each guest will have the opportunity to reconfirm the departure date.  Any guest departing prior to that date will be assessed a charge of one night's room and tax.

CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT TIMES
Check-in time is 4:00 PM; Check-out time is 11:00 AM  

POST CONFERENCE EVENT
An FM Global Seminar will be held following the ABC Conference. A separate invitation will be sent directly from FM Global.