The Club and Brokers' Lounge

The Club

The Club will be located in the Atrium Ballroom in the Atlanta Marriott Marquis and will be open Monday through Wednesday. The Club is secured and requires a 2018 WSIA Annual Marketplace badge for admittance. Firms may reserve up to five tables for $2,250 per table. Tables will be set for eight people. Cancellation of the reserved tables is nonrefundable after July 27.  A diagram of Club tables will be available here after August 15.  Club Tables for 2018 are currently sold out, but if you would like to be notified of cancellations, please contact Chelsea Lenhart, chelsea@wsia.org

The Club Guidelines

1. Each firm may purchase up to five, eight-person tables at $2,250 per table. No additional chairs may be added to the table. 
2. Tables are available for use only during The Club hours of operation.
3. 
Audio/video, additional signage and exhibits are not allowed at the tables or anywhere else within The Club area. Table signage with your firm name, as listed in WSIA records, will be provided; signage may not be altered.
4. Food and beverage will be available throughout the day. Outside food and beverage will not be allowed within The Club area.
5. An Information Desk will be available during the hours of operation to answer any questions and assist your guests with the location of your firm’s table. Chelsea Lenhart will manage this desk and can be reached at 816.799.0853 or chelsea@wsia.org
6. The Club tables are available to registered members only. Badges are required for all admission into the Brokers' Lounge and The Club. The tables and the areas surrounding the tables are not to be used for storage of any kind.
7. The Club is not secured after hours. Please remove all valuables and materials at the end of each day. WSIA is not responsible for any materials left overnight. 
8. Firms are responsible for submitting a vector art file of their firm logo by July 27. If vector art isn’t available, a high resolution JPEG image of the logo must be submitted in order for signage to be prepared. Logos submitted after this time will not be included on printed material or signage. All logos and firms must appear in the same manner as the firm’s membership.

Program Specialist Lounge

To provide program specialists and program administrators open market access to program carriers, the WSIA 2018 Annual Marketplace will host an exclusive Program Specialist Lounge on Tuesday, September 25. The Program Specialist Lounge and Reception are available to all registered attendees of the WSIA 2018 Annual Marketplace. The cost to reserve  a Program Table for the day is $750. 

If you are interested in reserving a Program Table, please submit this form for consideration. A limited number of tables will be available for reservation in the Marquis Foyer outside of the Brokers' Lounge for program administrators and program carriers that day.  To qualify, your company must be a WSIA member and maintain a percentage of program specific business, at the discretion of the Program Subcommittee.

Please note: The WSIA 2018 Annual Marketplace is a members only event. All meeting spaces will be secured. You must be registered for the event and have a name badge to participate. Contact Chelsea Lenhart, chelsea@wsia.org or 816.799.0853 with questions. 

Brokers' Lounge

WSIA will divide the Brokers' Lounge into six zones. The main Brokers’ Lounge (Zones 1-5) will be located at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis and another Lounge (Zone 6) will be located at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. The Brokers’ Lounge is  secured and requires a 2018 WSIA Annual Marketplace badge for admittance. Materials and signage may not be left on tables when not in use. Any materials and signage left on tables that have been vacated will be disposed of by WSIA staff. Tables in the Lounge cannot be reserved. No signage is permitted in the Lounge. 

Brokers’ Lounge Zones 

Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Zone 1-3 - Marquis Ballroom - Marquis Level
Zone 4-5 – Imperial Ballroom - Marquis Level

Hyatt Regency Atlanta
Zone 6 – Centennial Ballroom I - Ballroom Level 

The Club and Brokers' Lounge Hours

Monday, September 24

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.  Breakfast Buffet in Brokers' Lounge (Zones 1-5)
and The Club
   
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Brokers' Lounge (Zones 1-6) and The Club Open
   
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Luncheon Buffet in the
Brokers' Lounge (Zones 1-5) and The Club
   
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Happy Hour in Brokers' Lounge (Zones 1-3)

Tuesday, September 25

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.  Breakfast Buffet in Brokers' Lounge (Zones 1-5)
and The Club
   
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Brokers' Lounge and The Club Open
   
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Program Specialist Lounge Open
   
Noon - 1:00 p.m.   Luncheon Buffet in the
Brokers' Lounge (Zones 1-5) and The Club
   
4:00 p.m. Program Specialist Reception

Wednesday, September 26

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.  Breakfast Buffet in Brokers' Lounge (Zones 1-5) 
and The Club
   
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Brokers' Lounge (Zones 1-5) and The Club Open
   
Noon - 1:00 p.m.   Luncheon Buffet in the 
Brokers' Lounge (Zones 1-3) and The Club