Fly into Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX). Association Travel Concepts,
ABI’s official travel agency, offers special travel rates to ABI
members. Call (800) 458-9383.
For rental cars, call AVIS at (800) 458-9383 or book
directly online with our Avis Worldwide Discount Number. Be sure to
use discount code (J789009).
Nestled on 125 acres of naturally landscaped desert, Camelback Inn, a JW
Marriott Resort & Spa, is an authentic Southwestern resort. You will
enjoy 36 holes of championship golf, six tennis courts, swimming and
Camelback Inn’s various other recreational amenities. In January
2004, Camelback Inn joined the world-class collection of JW Marriott
Hotels & Resorts, the most distinctive and elegant hotels and
resorts carrying the Marriott name. The resort’s 453 oversized
adobe-style casita guest rooms and suites have been upgraded with all
new soft goods, enhanced services, nightly turndown and new amenities.
The Spa at Camelback Inn boasts a full complement of spa offerings
including 32 treatment rooms, state-of-the-art fitness center, spa pool,
and Scottsdale’s only spa restaurant, Sprouts. In addition to the
AAA Five Diamond Award that Camelback Inn has received for the past 27
years, the resort was the proud recipient in 2003 of the coveted
Meetings & Conventions Gold Platter award.
The Camelback Inn, host Resort for the 16th Annual Winter Leadership
Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona is at capacity. ABI has secured
overflow room accommodations for ABI members at The Phoenician. The ABI
group rate is a very favorable $249 per night.
The Phoenician is known for its lavish decor and breathtaking
surroundings—plus the caring, exceptional service you would expect
from a fine private club. Unparalleled elegance is artfully expressed
through the resort from beautifully appointed accommodations, including
an $8 million dollar art collection, to the most stunning golf course in
the Southwest. Their gilded lobby commands one of the best views of the
Valley of the Sun.
For more information on this stellar resort, visit The Phoenecian Web Site.
To book your room, call 1-800-888-8234 and identify yourself with the
American Bankruptcy Institute. Rooms will sell out quickly, so make your
Reservations may be made only after you have registered with
ABI. Upon payment of the conference registration fees, you will
receive a hotel reservation form with your conference confirmation.
Rooms are held on a first-come, first-served basis. ABI
cannot guarantee anyone a room after the special-rated ABI block is
The Camelback Inn is sold out, but they are
maintaining a waiting list. In addition to securing a room
block at The Phoenecian (see above), we have compiled a list of nearby
hotels for your convenience in finding accomodations.
Continuing Education Credit
Approval for approximately 12 hours of CLE/CPE credit, including
three hours of ethics, is available. California MCLE—ABI certifies
that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of
California in the amount of 12 hours, of which three hours will apply to
legal ethics. ABI will apply for CPE accreditation from state boards
Conference registration fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be
refunded if written notice of cancellation is received by Nov. 19, 2003.
No refunds will be granted after Nov. 19, but substitutions will be
ABI offers intermediate–advanced level courses, which have no
prerequisites for attendance. ABI is registered with the National
Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of
continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE
sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the
acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding
registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of
CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Ave. North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN,
37219-2417. For more information regarding administrative policies such
as complaint and refund, please contact the American Bankruptcy
Institute at 703-739-0800. ABI acknowledges that in some instances there
will be persons who need to attend an educational seminar for CLE credit
who are not able to pay full registration fees. ABI will handle such
instances on a case-by-case basis and will work with the individual on
alternative solutions. For persons who cannot meet the full registration
rate, ABI will offer a reduced rate based on what the individual can
reasonably afford to cover the cost of meals and materials. For persons
unable to pay a reduced rate, ABI may allow the individual to work at
the registration area for a few hours during attendee check-in, or
assist in conference set up. ABI also has reduced rates for government
employees, professors, law clerks and students. For information on
tuition assistance, send an e-mail to John Good.