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Travel and Lodging for WRMC 2014

Recommended Travel Days
The WRMC events begin at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 1st with the exhibitor's reception followed by the opening session and award ceremony. WRMC events will conclude with the keynote dinner and address around 9:00 p.m. Friday evening, October 3rd. Pre-conference events will take place September 29th-October 1st. We recommend you arrive the day before your first event and depart on October 4th.

Air Transportation
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)

Lodging
Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort

4021 Lakeview Drive

Stone Mountain, GA 30083


The hotel is offering WRMC attendees a discounted rate of $135/night for single or double occupancy. Rooms are available with a king bed or two double beds, and given on a first-come first served basis. Deadline for discount is September 5, 2014.

A dedicated booking website has been created for the WRMC so that you will be able to make, modify, and cancel your hotel reservations online: http://cwp.marriott.com/atleg/wrmc/

For upgrades and triple/quadruple occupancy, call 770-879-9900 to reserve your room.

Other Lodging Options:

  • Room Sharing: Contact your fellow attendees on the WRMC group page to see if anyone would like to share a room.
  • Camping: Stone Mountain Park Campground, located in Stone Mountain Park, has 431 campsites – 202 with full hook-ups (water/electric/sewer) for RVs; 191 partial hook-ups (water/electric) for tents, pop-ups and RVs; plus 56 primitive tent sites.
    It is recommended that you make a reservation. Phone: 1-800-385-9807; Website: http://www.stonemountainpark.com/camping

Transportation to Hotel

Many ground transportation options are available at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

ATL Ground Transportation: http://www.atlanta-airport.com/Passenger/GroundTransportation/

  • Rental Car: Most rental car agencies are available at ATL. You can get the best deals by using travel sites like expedia.com, kayak.com, priceline.com, etc.
  • Taxi Service: Estimated one-way fare is around $85. Taxicab service is located in the Yellow Bus Aisle or call 404-530-3498.

Ride Share:

Park Fees and Parking:

The $10 gate fee is waived for WRMC attendees. Parking at the Evergreen Marriott is complimentary.

Driving Directions

From Airport: 36.8 miles, 39 min driving

  • Get on I-85 S (1.4 mi)
  • Take 1-285 and US-78E to Jefferson Davis Dr. Take exit 8 from US-78E. (32.6 mi)
  • Take Stonewall Jackson Dr to Lakeview Dr (2.8 mi)
  • Merge onto Jefferson Davis Dr (489 ft)
  • Turn left onto Stonewall Jackson Dr (2.4 mi)
  • Turn right onto Lakeview Dr (.02 mi)
  • Take the 1st right to stay on Lakeview Dr (.02 mi)
  • Destination will be on the right

From Downtown: 20.6 miles, 32 min driving

  • Take US-78 E to Jefferson Davis Dr. Take exit 8 from US-78 E/Stone Mountain Fwy (15.2 mi)
  • Exit Stonewall Jackson Drive, Exit 8 (2.8 mi)
  • Turn left onto Stonewall Jackson Drive (2.4 mi)
  • Turn right onto Lakeview Drive (.2 mi)
  • Destination will be on the right.

Meals

Your registration fee includes the following food: appetizers at the exhibitor reception, coffee and snacks during morning and afternoon breaks, and a meal at the keynote dinner.

Dining Options at Atlanta Evergreen Marriott:

  • Waterside Restaurant offers daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets.
  • Mountain Brew Café serves light fare, including breakfast and hand crafted salads and sandwiches.
  • Poolside Grill offers burgers, sandwiches, and salads for quick lunches.
  • Stonewall’s Lounge is open for dinner and offers light fare.
  • The Commons, located in the golf clubhouse (2 miles down the road), is open for lunch and dinner.
  • Snack foods are available at the general store and each room is equipped with a small refrigerator.

 

 
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