Deadline to reserve lodging: January 18, 2019 at 5:00 pm CDT
Sheraton Birmingham Hotel
2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N.
Birmingham, AL 35203
RESERVATIONS: For lodging reservations, the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel has provided the following link. If you cannot click on it, copy and paste into your web browser.
Also, you can call the hotel at 205.324.5000 for reservations. Be sure to ask for the SAAS (Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists) group rate.
NOTE - NEW HOTEL ADDED: We have added another hotel, The Westin, to our conference hotel. The Westin adjoins the Sheraton via hallways, so meeting rooms are still conveniently located. The same rates will apply and they also have free shuttle to/from the airport. To make reservations at this new hotel, go to: www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/saaswestin.
For general information on The Westin, click or go to: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bhmwi-the-westin-birmingham/. However, be sure to use the link above for reservations under the SAAS group block and rates. Address for The Westin is 2221 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
RATES: Single/Double $139
Triple $149; Quad $159
(SAAS group rates apply 3 days prior and 3 days after meeting dates, if rooms are available.)
CHECK IN: 3:00 pm CHECK OUT: Noon
NOTE: Early departure fee of one night's room and tax will apply if attendee checks out prior to the confirmed checkout date.
AIRPORT: Hotel is 5.4 miles from Birmingham International Airport (BHM). Hotel provides free shuttle service.
AMENITIES: No resort fee, free shuttle to and from airport, complimentary in-guest room Wi-Fi internet access, and discounted overnight self-parking of $8/night (normally $12/night).
STORAGE: Storage prior to meeting: Hotel does not have storage for crates, pallets or large shipments. Any materials to be sent to hotel must arrive no earlier than January 28, 2019. A handling and storage fee of $5 per box/item or $5/pound (applicable taxes) will be charged, although the fee will be waived for the 1st 15 packages weighing 29 lbs. or less. Tips to employees handling your boxes are not included in the fee. Hotel not responsible for lost or damaged items if received prior to January 28.
NOTE: Hotel has a smoke-free policy.