BMLI Class 41 Travel Information

BMLI Class 41 Session Information 2019/2020

Please see important dates and hotel information for your upcoming BMLI sessions below and keep the following in mind as you make your plans:

  • WICT has secured a preferential guest room rate at each location, which is available until the cut-off date listed below
  • Rooms remain subject to availability so book as early as possible.
  • Some hotels offer a limited number of rooms at the WICT rate before and after the program dates based on availability (These rooms are not guaranteed to be available by WICT).
  • If you book outside of the room block, please let WICT staff know so they can inform the hotel that you are part of the group and minimize logistical problems for you.

Session 1 – Orientation: Greensboro, NC
Oct. 6 – 11, 2019
Program begins: Sunday, Oct. 6 at 6:00 pm
Program ends: Friday, Oct. 11 at 12:00 pm (please plan departure flights after 2:00 pm)

O.Henry Hotel
624 Green Valley Road
Greensboro, NC 27408
Tel: 336-854-2000
Fax: 336-854-2223
www.ohenryhotel.com
Closest airport: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) – 7 miles

We will make your hotel reservations for this week. Reservations will be made for you arriving on Sunday, Sept. 29, and departing on Friday, Oct. 4, at a rate of $196/night. If you plan to arrive early or stay longer, please email Meghan Price, O.Henry’s Reservation Manager, at mprice@qwrh.com. The hotel will ask for your credit card upon arrival to cover your stay.

For complimentary airport transportation between 6:00 am – 11:00 pm, contact the front desk at 336-854-2000 and arrange a pick-up in advance.

Session 2 – Atlanta, GA
Nov. 20 – 21, 2019 (Classes held concurrently)
Program begins: Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 8:00 am (arrival on Nov. 19)
Program ends: Thursday, Nov. 21 by 1:30 pm (please plan departure flights after 3:30 pm)

Location:  JW Marriott Buckhead
3300 Lenox Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 262-3344
Closest airport: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) – 18 miles

Make your room reservation as soon as possible to ensure availability and no later than Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, to receive the special rate of $179 plus tax per night for single or double. To reserve your room online, please visit JW Marriott Buckhead. If you would prefer you may call 1-404-262-4433 and mention the WICT Betsy Magness room block.

Session 3: Ft Lauderdale, FL
Jan. 13 – 14, 2020 (Classes held concurrently)
Program begins: Monday, Jan. 13 at 8:00 am (arrival on Jan. 12)
Program ends: Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 5:00 pm (please plan departure flights after 7:00 pm) 

Location: Pelican Grand Beach Resort
2000 North Ocean Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305
(800) 525-6232
Closest airport: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) – 9.3 miles

Make your room reservation as soon as possible to ensure availability and no later than Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, to receive the special rate of $269 plus tax per night for single or double. To reserve your room online, please visit: Pelican Grand Beach Resort and enter the Group Code WICT0120. If you would prefer, you may call 1-800-525-6232 and mention WICT – Women in Cable Telecommunications room block.

Session 4: San Diego, CA
March 4 – 5, 2020 (Classes held concurrently on March 4)
Program begins: Wednesday, March 4 at 8:00 am (arrival on March 3)
Program ends: Thursday, March 5 at 5:00 pm (please plan departure flights after 8:00 pm) 

Location:  Rancho Bernardo Inn
17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive
San Diego, CA 92128
(855) 574-5356
Closest airport: San Diego International Airport (SAN) – 35 miles

Make your room reservation as soon as possible to ensure availability and no later than Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, to receive the special rate of $230 plus tax per night for single or double. To reserve your room online, please visit: Rancho Bernardo Inn. If you would prefer, you may call 1-844-226-8262 and mention WICT Betsy Magness Leadership Institute – March 2020 room block.

Session 5 – Graduation: Savannah, GA
May 20 – 21, 2020
Program begins: Wednesday, May 20 at 8:00 am (arrival on May 19)
Program ends: Thursday, May 21 at 5:00 pm (please plan departure flights after 7:00 pm)

Location:  Perry Lane Hotel
256 East Perry Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 415-9000
Closest airport: Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SLC) – 12 miles

Make your room reservation as soon as possible to ensure availability and no later than Monday, April 27, 2020, to receive the special rate of $229 plus tax per night for single or double. To reserve your room online, please visit Perry Lane Hotel.