Renaissance Vinoy Resort and Golf Club St. Petersburg, FL by zrg10095

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									                                                                                                                                  Renaissance Vinoy
                                                                                                                                  Resort and Golf Club

                                                                                                                                  St. Petersburg, FL

                                                                                                                                  January 30 - February 1, 2008




REGISTRATION                                                                                                        QUESTIONS
Mail or Fax attached form to:
BIFMA International                                                                                                 Program content & sponsorships:
2680 Horizon Drive                                                                                                  Brad Miller 616.285.3963
Suite #A-1                                                                                                          bmiller@bifma.org
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
FAX 616.285.3765                                                                                                    Accommodations and logistics:
                                                                                                                    Lynne Roy 616.785.6027 X53
Please make checks payable to “BIFMA International”.                                                                lynne@grandconnection.com

Or register electronically at: www.grandconnection.com/bifma2008.




AIRPORT/HOTEL SHUTTLES
The resort is approximately 25 minutes (22 miles) from Tampa International Airport (TPA). Cab far is about $48 plus tip. Shuttle service is available for $45
per person round-trip or $24 one-way. SuperShuttle provides shuttle service every 35 minutes from the baggage claim area; reservations are not required.
For more information, go to www.supershuttle.com or call 800.258.3826

From St. Petersburg International Airport (PIE), resort is approximately 15 minutes (12 miles). Cab fare is about $24 plus tip.
Car service is available for $35 per person, contact the resort concierge for reservations.

PARKING
Parking is available at the Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club. Self park is $12/night and Valet parking is $18/night.




ATTIRE
Business casual is appropriate for all functions. Evening events may be held outside, a light jacket or sweater is recommended.




DINE- AROUND
Friday, February 1 7:00 pm

Columbia at the Pier (Tapas/Seafood) www.columbiarestaurant.com

Dan Marino's at Baywalk (American) www.danmarinosrestaurant.com

Gratzzi at Baywalk (Italian) www.gratzzi.com

Cost: Varies-Cost not included in conference fee; Reservations during registration appreciated or visit the BIFMA desk on-site to sign up.


BIFMA INTERNATIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
Saturday, February 2 9:30

This year's golf tournament, sponsored by LINAK USA Inc., will be played at the beautiful Vinoy Golf Club. Six tee times available, starting at 9:30 am.

Cost: $160 per person, reservations required.

Club Rental

Cost: $65 per person, reservations required.

Inclusions:
• Calloway clubs
• 6 Calloway balls
• All taxes and gratuities


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                                                                                                                                  Renaissance Vinoy
                                                                                                                                  Resort and Golf Club

                                                                                                                                  St. Petersburg, FL

                                                                                                                                  January 30 - February 1,
                                                                                                                                  2008




SPOUSE/GUEST ACTIVITIES
We are happy to offer the following activities to our participants' guests/spouses. For additional information contact Lynne Roy at
lynne@grandconnection.com or 616.785.6027 x53.

          **Please note, if minimum number of participants is not met, you will be contacted regarding new pricing or cancellation.

HIGHLIGHTS OF TAMPA TOUR*
Thursday, January 31 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

The city of Tampa comes to life as your guide highlights the area. Begin with a visit to the old Tampa Bay Hotel at the University of Tampa. Soak in the
splendor of days gone by as you see and hear the history of this fabulous hotel and its founder, railroad tycoon, H. B. Plant.

A drive along beautiful Bayshore Boulevard and through the Hyde Park area will show you the diverse architecture that is Tampa. Then it is on to Ybor
City, Tampa’s Latin Quarter. Your first stop will be a visit to the Ybor State Museum where you will be given a peak into the life of this unique part of
Tampa that was once the cigar capital of the country.

Then visit Centro Ybor, Tampa’s newest retail and entertainment destination. Here you will find an exciting mix of retailers, restaurants and entertainment
venues situated around a palm-lined plaza that captures the flavor of Tampa’s historic Latin Quarter.

Cost: $50 per person, reservations required

*Note: you will return in time to participate in afternoon program if desired

DOLPHIN WATCH WITH CRUISE
Thursday, January 31 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Travel to John's Pass Village and Boardwalk at the Gulf of Mexico. From the moment you set foot onto the Boardwalk, you will be swept in to the feel of
an authentic fishing village. You will be welcomed aboard the "Sea Adventure" and enjoy a 1-1/2 hour cruise in tranquil Boca Ciega Bay. Learn the
colorful local history and cruise by St. Petersburg's Park Street million-dollar waterfront estates. Glide past mangrove islands and delicate grass flats. See
bottlenose dolphin, nesting seabirds and maybe even manatees in their native habitats. A relaxing afternoon of sun, fresh air and nature all in one!

On arrival you will have time to browse through the shops at quaint John's Pass Village. From T-shirts to jewelry, there is always a bargain to be found,
and with the beautiful view of the pass, no one will get bored.

Cost: $57 per person, reservations required

ST. PETERSBURG & SALVADOR DALI MUSEUM TOUR
Friday, February 1 1:30 to 4:30 pm

See unique architecture as your tour guide brings history to life. Landmarks include the open air Post Office, the Coliseum, Mirror Lake and more as you
travel to the Salvador Dali Museum. The museum opened its doors in St. Petersburg in March 1982 and is the most comprehensive collection of Dali's
work in the world.

Cost: $52 per person, reservations required




VINOY SALON AND DAY SPA:
It is recommended that you call in advance for spa appointments: 727.824.8070




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                                                                                                                                              Renaissance Vinoy Resort
                                                                                                                                              and Golf Club

                                                                                                                                              St. Petersburg, FL

                                                                                                                                              January 30 - February 1, 2008




 Hotel rate and room availability cannot be guaranteed for reservations made after January 2, 2008.
 NOTE: Cancellations received after January 2, 2008 is non-refundable.

 REGISTRATION (before December 1, 2007) Registration fees will increase by $100.00 per attendee after Saturday, December 1, 2007.                ACCOMMODATIONS
                                                                                                                                                 Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club
 BIFMA MEMBER                                                                                                                                    501 5th Avenue NE
 _____ Attendee $950                                                                                                                             St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
 _____ Attendee + Spouse/Guest $1,350                                                                                                            888.303.4430
 _____ Additional Attendee (same company) $750                                                                                                   www.renaissancevinoyresort.com
 _____ Additional Attendee +Spouse/Guest (same company) $1,150
                                                                                                                                                 The Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf
 NON-MEMBER                                                                                                                                      Club is offering attendees the special
 _____ Attendee $1,050                                                                                                                           rate of $255.00 single/double plus 12%
 _____ Attendee + Spouse/Guest $1,500                                                                                                            tax. This rate will also be available 3
 _____ Additional Attendee (same company) $850                                                                                                   days prior to and 3 days after the
 _____ Additional Attendee +Spouse/Guest (same company) $1,300                                                                                   conference (if available).
 Fee includes: Admission to all speaker sessions; Welcome reception on Wednesday evening; breaks on Thursday and Friday; Cocktail
 reception & Dinner on Thursday.                                                                                                                 Arrival Date: _____________

 ____________________________________________________________________________                                                                    Departure Date: ____________
 Attendee Name (as you would like it on your name badge) Guest’s First & Last Name
                                                                                                                                                 Please indicate the type of room
 ____________________________________________________________________________                                                                    requested:
 Company or Organization                      Position                                                                                           __ One Bed __ Two Beds

 ____________________________________________________________________________                                                                    Special Requests (vegetarian or vegan
 Mailing Address City, State/Province, Zip/Postal Code                                                                                           meals, special needs):
                                                                                                                                                 ________________________
 ____________________________________________________________________________
 Phone                    Mobile                          Email (for Confirmations)                                                              ________________________

 PAYMENT INFORMATION A credit card is mandatory to guarantee the hotel reservation.
                                                                                                                                                 The Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf
 _____________________________________                              _____________________________________                                        Club is a non-smoking hotel.
 Credit Card Type         Exp. Date                                  Credit Card Number
                                                                                                                                                 Confirmations will be emailed within 3
 _____________________________________                                                                                                           business days.
 Name as it appears on the credit card

 This credit card number will be used to pay for your registration and activity fees (if applicable) unless you check here __



 POST CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES:
                                                                                                GUEST/SPOUSE ACTIVITIES:
 ATTENDEE ACTIVITIES:
                                                                                                Highlights of Tampa Tour Thursday, 9:00am-1:00pm ($50/pp)?
 St. Petersburg & Dali Museum Tour? (Friday, 1:30-4:30pm; $52/pp)                               ___ Yes ___ No
 ___ Yes ___ No
                                                                                                Dolphin Watch with Cruise, Thursday from 1:00pm-5:00pm ($57/pp)?
 Will you be joining us for the post-conference reception on Friday?                            ___ Yes ___ No
 ___ Yes ___ No
                                                                                                St. Petersburg & Dali Museum Tour?(Friday, 1:30-4:30pm; $52/pp)
Friday “Dine Around” (7pm)?                                                                     ___ Yes ___ No
 __ Yes- Columbia at the Pier (Tapas/Seafood)
 __ Yes- Dan Marino’s at Baywalk (American)                                                     Will your guest be joining us for the post-conference reception on Friday?
 __ Yes- Gratzzi at Baywalk (Italian)                                                           ___ Yes ___ No

Golf Tournament?                                                                              Friday “Dine Around” (7pm)?
(Saturday, 9:30 am; $160/pp)                                                                   __ Yes- Columbia at the Pier (Tapas/Seafood)
 __ Yes, My Handicap is _______                                                                __ Yes- Dan Marino’s at Baywalk (American)
                                                                                               __ Yes- Gratzzi at Baywalk (Italian)
 Do you need club rental? ($65)
 __ No __ Yes ___Right Hand ___Left Hand                                                       Would your guest like to participate in the Golf Tournament?
                                                                                               (Saturday, 9:30 am; $160/pp)
                                                                                                __ Yes, My Handicap is _______

                                                                                                Do you need club rental? ($65)
                                                                                                __ No __ Yes ___Right Hand ___Left Hand




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