Corpus Christi, TX
Feb 05-08 , 2011

      

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2011 - CORPUS CHRISTI, TX

The 2011 SAAS Convention was held in beautiful Corpus Christi, Texas. Two Omni Hotels within walking distance were the sites for lodging, The hotels along with the AmericanBank Center were the sites for meetings. Deadline for hotel reservations was 5:00 pm CST, Friday, January 21, 2011.

To see the beauty of Corpus Christi, please view this youtube video.

CONVENTION HOTELS
Omni Hotels RESERVATIONS:
Recommended that Ag
Economics, Research Center Administrators and Rural Sociology stay at:

Omni Hotel Marina Tower
707 N Shoreline Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Phone: 361-887-1600

Click here for Marina Tower online reservations.


Reservations can also be
made by phone by calling toll
free 1-800-843-6664 using
the following reservation code: 14500809956
Recommended that
all other SAAS Sections
stay at:

Omni Hotel Bayfront Tower
900 North Shoreline Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Phone: 361-880-6738

Click here for Bayfront Tower online reservations.


Reservations can also be
made by phone by calling toll
free 1-800-843-6664 using
the following reservation code: 14500809955
OVERFLOW HOTEL NOTE:  The Omni Hotels have sold out of rooms for Sunday, February 6. The BEST WESTERN, 300 N. Shoreline Blvd,. has been set up as the overflow hotel. Click here for more information.
OMNI HOTELS INFORMATION:
All reservations must be guaranteed by major credit card. Cancellations must be made prior to noon on date of arrival. Group rates will also be effective 3 days prior to and 3 days after the SAAS meeting dates.
Check in: 3:00 pm   Check out:  Noon.
RATES:
$124/night for Single/Double
$134/night for Triple/Quad
RESERVATION DEADLINE:
5:00 pm CST, Friday, January 21, 2011.
Click here for complimentary shuttle service information (then scroll down to Airport information)

CONVENTION CENTER
The AmericanBank Center
1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX
The AmericanBank Center is located approximately .7 miles from the Omni Hotels. If weather permits, the walk along the bay will be pleasant and scenic; if weather is inclement, transportation will be provided to the Center and hotels.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SAAS's 108th Annual Meeting & Conference Email
sent 12-6-2010


Tour of King Ranch 
SAAS officials have set up a pre-conference tour on Saturday, February 5, of the famous King Ranch located near Corpus Christi. Click here for more information and registration details.

Super Bowl

SUPER BOWL PARTY/RECEPTION:
SAAS’s Opening Session is scheduled for 4:00 pm on Sunday, February 6, followed by the Annual Super Bowl Party/Reception beginning at 6:00 pm at the Brewster Street Icehouse. Come watch the game on the big screen and cheer on your favorite team! (Cash bar.)


MEETING ROOM SCHEDULE

Revised: 1/28/11 (Check back often for updates/revisions).

ASSOCIATION PROGRAMS
SAAS Association Programs

Pre-registration for SAAS Conference
for Academic Department Heads, Administrative Heads of Agriculture, Ag Communications, and Biochemistry only. Other associations should check their association websites for pre-registration information. To get the SAAS lodging group rate, you must register by 5:00 pm CST, Friday, January 21, 2011.
(Only Visa and MasterCard accepted.)

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION
Airports, Maps, Weather, Restaurants, Local Attractions, etc.
101 Questions & Answers about Corpus Christi and Omni hotels.

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