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Air: Fly into Jacksonville International Airport, located 30 minutes from The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. 

Ground: Beaches Limosine provides transportation from Jacksonville International Airport to The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Call (888) 454-6646 today to make your reservations or use the reservation form included in your confirmation packet.



In The Ritz-Carlton tradition of elegance and unparalleled service, this top-rated resort is one of the finest island getaways in the world. Nestled at the edge of a 13-mile beach along the Atlantic Ocean, this resort offers beachfront horseback riding, wave runners, ocean kayaks, indoor and outdoor pools, whirlpools and spa service, as well as golf and tennis.  

ABI has arranged special conference rates of $239 single/double per night. Make your reservations by June 25 to reserve the special rate. The hotel will sell out. Rooms are held on a first-come, first served basis. ABI cannot guarantee anyone a room after June 25 or after the special rated ABI block is filled.  You will receive a special room reservation form after you have registered with ABI. Return this form to the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island to qualify for the special ABI room rate.

Conference Attire

Attire is casual throughout the conference.

Attorney Specialist Certification

The American Board of Certification (ABC) will offer its business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy and creditors’ rights exams at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island on Wednesday, July 26, from 9:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. Details on the certification process, exam composition and a sample exam can be obtained by calling ABC at (703) 739-1023, by e-mailing or by visiting the ABC Web site at The ABC certification programs are sponsored by the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Commercial Law League of America, and all three programs are accredited by the American Bar Association.

Continuing Education

Approval for approximately 13.5 hours of CLE credit, including 1.5 hours of ethics, is available. Mark the appropriate box on the registration form.

California MCLE

ABI certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 19 hours, of which three hours will apply to legal ethics.

ABI offers intermediate-advanced level courses, which have no prerequisites for attendance. 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, or 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 of the cost of meals and materials. For persons unable to pay a reduced rate, we may allow the individual to work at our 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

Cancellation Policy

All conference registration fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be refunded if written notice of cancellation is received by July 21. No refunds will be honored after July 21, but substitutions will be allowed.


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