2021 Symposium Logistics




SYMPOSIUM LOCATION

University of Georgia – TERRY COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
 
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2021
Special Collections Library
300 S. Hull St.
Athens, GA 30602
 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021
Business Learning Community
Terry College of Business
600 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA 30602
 
Thursday Special Event
Studio 225
UGA Student Center for Entrepreneurship
225 W. Broad St.
Athens, GA 30602
 
CONFERENCE HOTELS – Book by October 6, 2021
 
SPRINGHILL SUITES BY MARRIOTT
220 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30605
(706) 850-2072
   
Hotel Indigo Athens
500 College Ave, Athens, GA 30601
(706) 546-0430
 
  • 15-minute walk to Symposium venue
  • Single King OR Double Queen: $122.00 per night, breakfast included
  • Call the hotel reservations directly at 1-866-808-1483 and reference the Terry College MBA Roundtable Symposium (block code: TRS)
  • Reservation link: Hotel Indigo. Room block code is TRS and room rates cover check-in date 10/27/2021 through check-out date 10/30/2021. To reserve additional days, call 1-866-808-1483.
  • The booking link is for the main dates of the MBA Roundtable Symposium. You will need to call the hotel directly if you wish to add additional days to your stay.
  • $10 parking fee per day
  • Room rates quoted above are subject to applicable tax and $5 state fee.
 
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Athens
390 E. Washington St
Athens, GA 30601
(850) 509-5248
   
NOTE: Any additional guests in a room will need to pay for their breakfast individually in the restaurant either by cash, credit card, or they can charge to the room (be aware it will be charged to the credit card on the room reservation). The additional breakfast will vary in price depending on what is ordered. 
 
Campus Parking  
Campus Transportation
  • All MBA Roundtable events are within walking distance of your hotel.
  • Van transportation is available for those with physical limitations.
  • UGA buses are free for all visitors. Bus routes may be found here. To tour campus, the North/South, East/West, or Orbit bus routes are recommended.
 
Transportation between Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport (ATL) and Athens
  • With sufficient passengers, UGA will provide bus transportation at the end of the Symposium to the Atlanta International Airport, departing Athens at 3:00 PM, Friday, October 29. If you would like to avail this service, please indicate your preference and provide your return flight information when responding to the additional questions when registering for the Symposium.  If your plans change after registration, please email info@mbaroundtable.org.
  • Car rentals from the Atlanta airport are available from a wide variety of providers. Reservations are highly recommended.
  • Groome Transportation (book online) provides round-trip, hourly shuttle services seven days a week. A one-way fare with two pieces of luggage is $41. Local Office: (706) 612-1155
  • Lyft Estimate: $85-93, 1.25-2 hrs.
  • Uber Estimate: $74-87 (Pool), $92 (UberX)
 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 – Informal Dinner/Networking

Meet at The Arch on Broad Street at College Avenue at 6:30 PM.
  • Recommended restaurants, all within walking distance of your hotel:
    • The Place, 229 E. Broad St.
    • The Last Resort Grill, 174/184 W. Clayton St.
    • The National, 232 W. Hancock Ave.
    • Trappeze Pub, 269 N. Hull St.
    • Tacqueria Tsunami, 320 E. Clayton St.
    • South Kitchen + Bar, 247 E. Washington St.
    • DePalma’s Italian Café, 401 E. Broad St.
    • Porterhouse Grill, 495 E. Broad St.
    • Jinya Ramen Bar, 351 E. Broad St.
 
Program Agenda and Event Locations
All Symposium events will be held on campus at the University of Georgia Special Collections Library and the Terry College of Business’s Business Learning Community. Visit the Symposium Agenda for the latest agenda and room information.  

Luggage Storage
Luggage storage will be provided. Neither the MBA Roundtable nor the University of Georgia assumes liability for lost, stolen or damaged luggage.
 
Attire
Business casual is the recommended attire for the MBA Roundtable Symposium.
 
Wifi
The University of Georgia provides free wifi services to all visitors. You may request access through “UGA Visitors Wifi” or “Welcome to UGA.” You will be prompted to agree to a statement from the University of Georgia. After you click “I Agree,” you will be connected. If you are unable to connect for any reason, please see one of our staff members.











Registration is now open!   


You must be logged in with your MBA Roundtable member credentials to be eligible for the member rate.  You can join the MBA Roundtable or renew your membership directly through the symposium registration page.

Registration Rates (In-Person & Virtual):
  • MBAR Member Symposium Rate - $500 USD
  • MBAR Non-Member Symposium Rate - $700 USD
  • Pre-Symposium Workshop MBAR Member Rate - $250
  • Pre-Symposium Workshop Non-MBAR Member Rate - $350

To register click on the appropriate buttons on the right of the registration page. You must be logged in with your MBA Roundtable member credentials to be eligible for the member rate.  


Symposium/Workshop Cancellations
If you are unable to attend the in-person symposium or workshop, we can easily transfer your registration to virtual attendance.  Transfer of registration to another colleague at your institution is also allowed, please email info@mbaroundtable.org for assistance.  Please notify the MBA Roundtable as soon as possible to update your registration.

Requests for refunds must be submitted via email at info@mbaroundtable.org on the following schedule:
  • October 8, 2021 or before: Full refund.
  • After October 8, 2021: Refunds will not be granted after this date.
Please allow 2 to 4 weeks for a refund. 

Click here for MBA Roundtable membership information and application.


***Please note -- Non member or public registrations do not have the option to pay later via check or wire transfer through the online registration system.  If you would like to send a check or arrange a wire transfer, please contact susan@mbaroundtable.org to manually register and receive an invoice.