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General Information

Continuing Professional Education (CPE)
ELA is a recognized sponsor of continuing professional education with many State Boards of Accountancy, the National Associatioan of State Boards of Accountancy and many State Bar Associations. Most ELA events qualify for CPEs, and attendees will be able to receive credit towards their licensing requirements.

ELA 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 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 Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. Telephone: (615) 880-4200.

Photographs Taken at the Conference - Please Note the Following
Photographs of speakers and attendees may be taken at these workshops. These may appear in ELA publications or on the ELA website. By registering for this conference, you authorize ELA the right to use any photographs taken of you during the course of the Principles of Leasing workshop.

Want to Be a Sponsor of a Principles of Leasing Workshop?
Sponsoring events and functions at ELA meetings provides excellent exposure for your company. By sponsoring an ELA Principles of Leasing Workshop, your company name, logo and 50 word description of your product or serve will be included on the inside cover of the attendee workbooks. In addition, your company name and link to your website will appear in the Principles of Leasing Workshop section on the ELA website.

Sponsorship of a Principles of Leasing Workshop: $5,000
To become a sponsor, contact Lesley Sterling at lsterling@elamail.com or (703) 516-8365.

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Registration

Registration Fees
ELA Member (1st person): $895.00
Each Additional ELA Member Attendee: $830.00
Non-Member: $1,195.00

*Membership Information can be found at ELA Online.

Register Online
You can register directly on-line using American Express, MasterCard, Discover, Diners Club or VISA on our secure server. You will receive a confirmation number from the website.

Mail-In Address - Please Review Carefully
1) For check or credit card payments, mail to: ELA, Dept. 733, Alexandria, VA 22334-0733

2) If you are using express mail to register for this workshop, please mail to: ELA,4301 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 550, Arlington, VA 22203-1627

Register By Fax
You can register for ELA meetings with the ease of faxing. Simply complete the registration form, including the appropriate credit card information, and fax this to ELA at (703) 841-4329. A confirmation will be forwarded to you.

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Travel Information

Hotel/Getting There Information
Hotel reservations can be made by calling the appropriate hotel at the telephone numbers listed below. To receive the special conference rate, please let the reservations clerk know you will be attending the ELA Principles of Leasing workshop. Hotel rates are guaranteed until the dates listed below. To get the best rate, please be sure to call the hotel before the listed hotel cut-off date.

Dates/Locations for the Original Principles of Leasing

March 6-8, 2006
Hyatt Haborside
101 Harborside Drive
Boston, MA 02128
(617) 568-1234 or (800) 233-1234

Hotel cutoff date: February 5, 2006

Rates: $169.00/single/double (state & local tax - 12.5%)

Getting there: The Hyatt is located on the Boston Harbor at Logan International Airport. Accessible via Route 1A, Interstate 93, Interstate 90, the Callahan Tunnel and Ted Williams Tunnel. Water transportation, docked adjacent to the hotel, offers a comfortable cruise to downtown Boston in less than 10 minutes. Hyatt Harborside offers complimentary 24 hour shuttle service to the airport and public transportation. Parking is available - $20 self and $25 valet.

 

April 3-5, 2006
Sheraton University City Hotel
3549 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 387-8000

Hotel cutoff date: March 13, 2006

Rates: $159.00 single/double (sales tax - 14%)

Getting there: Sheraton University City Hotel is conveniently located off I-76 in downtown Philadelphia, on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Several metropolitan areas, including New York City, Baltimore, and Washington DC, are within two hours by car or train. Just six blocks away from the city's gateway, the Sheraton is the closest hotel to Amtrak's 30th Street Station. Philadelphia International Airport is a 15-minute ride via Lady Liberty Transportation - $8 one-way or taxi - $26. Fine dining, shopping, museums, theaters, and public transportation are just outside our doors.

 

April 10-12, 2006
Marriott Fisherman's Wharf
1250 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 775-7555

Hotel cutoff date: March 9, 2006

Rates: $154.00 single/double (sales tax - 14%)

Getting there: The Marriott Fisherman's Wharf is a 2 block walk to the center of Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39. The Marriott is just one block from the San Francisco's famous Cable Cars which will take you to Union Square and world class shopping. The San Francisco airport is 15 miles from the hotel. Estimated taxi fare is $45 (one way). Shuttle service is available at the airport for $20. In addition the Marriott is walking distance to all the restaurants and nightlife of the North Beach district.

 

May 8-10, 2006
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel
163 East Walton Place @ N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 751-8100 or (800) 621-8140

Hotel cutoff date: April 7, 2006

Rates: $179.00 single/double (sales tax - 15.4%)

Getting there: The Knickerbocker is just off Chicago's famed "Magnificent Mile". Easily accessible from all major Chicagoland expressways, the Millennium Knickerbocker is a short 30-minute taxi ride from O'Hare International and Midway airports. Taxi fares average $35 from the airports and $7 from Union Station.

 

June 5-7, 2006
Melrose Hotel
2430 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 955-6400 or (800) MELROSE

Hotel cutoff date: May 14, 2006

Rates: $209.00 single/double (current tax - 14.5%)

Getting There: In the heart of one of the DC's most notable neighborhoods is its newest luxury, upscale hotel - The Melrose Hotel, Washington, D.C. Just one block from Georgetown and the Foggy Bottom Metro station, The Melrose Hotel Washington, D.C. offers discerning business travelers and leisure visitors to the District a luxurious oasis in the heart of one of the world's fastest-paced cities. The Melrose Hotel, Washington, D.C. is conveniently located between the White House and Georgetown on Pennsylvania Avenue. A brief taxi ride from both Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport, the hotel is also easily accessible by Metro, with a short stroll from the Foggy Bottom Metro station to our front door. Guests can conveniently travel between the District's historical and cultural attractions as well as key business locations by taxicab, Metro or even on foot.

 

July 10-12, 2006
Radisson Hotel Denver Stapleton Plaza
3333 Quebec Street
Denver, CO 80207
(303) 321-3500 or (800) 333-3333

Hotel cutoff date: June 9, 2006

Rates: $99.00 single/double (sales tax - 13.85%)

Getting there: The Hotel Denver Stapleton Plaza, is convenient to many business parks. Located just 20 minutes from Denver International Airport and 10 minutes from downtown Denver. A complimentary shuttle service is provided from the airport. Estimated taxi fare is $25.

 

October 16-18, 2006
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel
163 East Walton Place @ N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 751-8100 or (800) 621-8140

Hotel cutoff date: September 13, 2006

Rates: $195.00 single/double (sales tax - 15.4%)

Getting there: The Knickerbocker is just off Chicago's famed "Magnificent Mile". Easily accessible from all major Chicagoland expressways, is a short 30-minute taxi ride from O'Hare International and Midway airports. Taxi fares average $35 from the airports and $7 from Union Station.

 

December 4-6, 2006
Renaissance Atlanta Hotel
590 West Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 881-6000

Hotel Cutoff date: November 13, 2006.

Rates: $139 single/double (sales tax 15%)

Getting there: The Atlanta-Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport - ATL is 11 miles from the hotel. Estimated taxi fare is $25 (one way). Conveniently located on the edge of both midtown and downtown, this beautiful 503-room hotel is perfectly suited for the business traveler or meeting guest. Our ideal location allows guests to easily experience the best of Atlanta's dining, entertainment and shopping. The Atlanta Civic Center, CNN, Turner Field, Fox Theater, High Museum, Georgia World Congress Center, Georgia Dome, Philips Arena, Olympic Centennial Park, Georgia Aquarium (opening November 2005) and Peachtree Center are only blocks away.


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Dates/Locations for the Advanced Principles of Leasing

March 20-22, 2006
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel
163 East Walton Place @ N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 751-8100 or (800) 621-8140

Hotel cutoff date: February 20, 2006

Rates: $139.00 single/double (sales tax - 15.4%)

Getting there: The Knickerbocker is just off Chicago's famed "Magnificent Mile". Easily accessible from all major Chicagoland expressways, the Millennium Knickerbocker is a short 30-minute taxi ride from O'Hare International and Midway airports. Taxi fares average $35 from the airports and $7 from Union Station.

 

May 22-24, 2006
Sheraton University City
3549 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 387-8000

Hotel cutoff date: May 1, 2006

Rates: $159.00 single/double (sales tax - 14%)

Getting there: Sheraton University City Hotel is conveniently located off I-76 in downtown Philadelphia, on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Several metropolitan areas, including New York City, Baltimore, and Washington DC, are within two hours by car or train. Just six blocks away from the city's gateway, the Sheraton is the closest hotel to Amtrak's 30th Street Station. Philadelphia International Airport is a 15-minute ride via Lady Liberty Transportation - $8 one-way or taxi - $26. Fine dining, shopping, museums, theaters, and public transportation are just outside our doors.

 

September 11-13, 2006
Hyatt Harborside Hotel
101 Harborside Drive
Boston, MA 02128
(617) 568 1234

Hotel Cutoff date: August 10, 2006.

Rates: $229 (sales tax 12.45%)

Getting there: The Hyatt is located at Boston's Logan International airport. 24 hr. airport shuttle is available. The shuttle goes to all of the airline terminals. Please use courtesy telephones in all baggage claim areas to contact hotel for 24-hour complimentary hotel transportation. The Hyatt Harborside is the only hotel in Boston that offers a venue for your breakfast, lunch, reception, wedding ceremony or group registration, overlooking the downtown skyline and harbor. It is undeniably the best view in the city.

 

December 11-13, 2006
Marriott Fisherman's Wharf
1250 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 775-7555

Hotel cutoff date: November 10, 2006

Rates: $159.00 single/double (sales tax - 14%)

Getting there: The Marriott Fisherman's Wharf is a 2 block walk to the center of Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39. The Marriott is just one block from the San Francisco's famous Cable Cars which will take you to Union Square and world class shopping. The San Francisco airport is 15 miles from the hotel. Estimated taxi fare is $45 (one way). Shuttle service is available at the airport for $20. In addition the Marriott is walking distance to all the restaurants and nightlife of the North Beach district.


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Official Airlines
United Airlines is the official carrier for the Principles of Leasing Workshop. United offers discounted fares for any United, United Express or Shuttle by United published fares, including first class. To take advantage of these discounted fares, make your reservations by calling United's Specialized Meeting Reservations Center at (800) 521-4041, from 7:00am to Midnight EST, seven days a week. Please refer to ID number 552TS. You or your travel agent should call today as seats may be limited. Mileage Plus members receive full credit for all miles flown when attending this meeting.

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Cancellations & Substitutions

To receive a full refund of registration fees, cancellations must be received no later than seven business days prior to the start of the selected workshop. Cancellations made by telephone must be followed by a letter that includes the name of the ELA staff member who accepted the cancellation.

Substitutions for the entire program may be made at any time, including on-site registration.

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Attire

Business casual attire is appropriate for this meeting.

Inquiries

If you have a question about this conference not related to registration, please call the ELA Information & Professional Development at (703) 527-8655.

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