ACAMS moneylaundering.com 25th Annual International AML & Financial Crime Conference

TRAVEL & TRANSPORTATION

Discover Hollywood

Beach Boardwalk

The Hollywood Beach Boardwalk is a 2.5-mile beachside boardwalk with over 50 restaurants, 30 boutiques and shops, nearly 30 small lodging hotels, 3 oceanfront resorts and parks and free weekly live music series events. The Clean Beaches Council, a national coastal group in Washington, D.C., recently awarded the boardwalk as the “Most Innovative Beach,” for its clean, safe and user-friendly beach.

Historic Downtown District

Characterized by its brick-lined walkway of restaurants, shops and art galleries, the Historic Downtown district, placed along Hollywood Boulevard and Harrison Street, has a variety of enjoyable experiences during the day and night, including year-round festivals, street markets, live music, clubs, guided tours, parks and overall art culture experiences.

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Ground Transportation

Taxi

On average, a one-way taxi ride from the Miami International Airport (MIA) to the Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood is approximately $57.00 (gratuity not included).

ESTIMATE FARE FROM MIA

On average, a one-way taxi ride from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) to the Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood is approximately $25.00 (gratuity not included).

ESTIMATE FARE FROM FLL

Ride the Hollywood Trolley

If you would like to explore the Hollywood area, the Red Trolley is a great opportunity to travel the beach and downtown area with ease.

VIEW TROLLEY SCHEDULE

You may also download the free Hollywood Trolley app to view the schedule.

Train to Trolley

Hop on the Train to Trolley Downtown Hollywood Shuttle Service linking the rail station at Hollywood Boulevard and I-95 with the Hollywood Trolley stops in Downtown Hollywood.

Operates seven days a week/Departs approximately every 45 minutes:
* Monday–Thursday, 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
* Friday, 7:00 a.m.–9:15 p.m.
* Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–9:15 p.m.
* Sunday, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.

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Ride Sharing

Hollywood has a multitude of rideshare car service options, including Uber and Lyft.

Rental Cars

The Rental Car Center at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport provides visitors with an easy, reliable, and comfortable experience for renting a vehicle.

The Rental Car Center (RCC) offers 12 rental car companies in one building next to Terminal 1. Rental car customers no longer need to travel off-site to pick up or drop off their cars. For your convenience, an ATM is located on the second level of the RCC, east of the Concourse B pedestrian bridge.

RENT A CAR


Onsite Parking

On-site private vehicle parking is available at the parking garage located across the Diplomat Resort & Spa at the Diplomat Landing. The daily rate is $35.00 (plus tax) for self-parking and $44.00 (plus tax) for valet parking. Please see below for hourly rates:

Valet Parking

1–2 hours – $16–$18
2–4 hours – $20–$22
4–8 hours – $25–$27
8+ hours – $36–$39

Self-Parking

1–2 hours – $10–$12
2–4 hours – $15–$17
4–8 hours – $20–$22
8+ hours – $26–$30


Visa Information

If you need a travel visa, begin the visa application process now! We strongly encourage you to apply for your visa as early as possible. Please send an email to info@acams.org to obtain a letter of invitation from ACAMS.

Please ensure that you include the following information when requesting the letter of invitation to the above-mentioned email:

  1. Name as it appears on your Passport
  2. Passport number
  3. Passport expiration date
  4. Country of Passport
  5. Dates you will be in the U.S.

A citizen of a foreign country who seeks to enter the U.S. must first obtain a U.S. visa, which is placed in the traveler’s passport, a travel document issued by the traveler’s country of citizenship.

Certain international travelers may be eligible to travel to the U.S. without a visa if they meet the requirements for visa-free travel.

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Please note: ACAMS is not able to contact any Embassies or government institutions in support of an individual attempting to gain entry into a country to attend an ACAMS event, including requests for assistance for visas and passports.


Weather

With average temperatures of 76°F degrees, Hollywood, Florida is warm and sunny year-round.

Annual precipitation: 64.37 inches
Average high temperature: 82.9° F
Average low temperature: 68.6° F

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POLICIES & SPECIAL SERVICES

Attire

Business casual attire is appropriate for all sessions and receptions. Hotel meeting room temperatures are difficult to regulate and tend to be on the cooler side. It is a good idea to bring a jacket or sweater.


Fees and Payment Policy

The standard fee for attending the conference is outlined in the pricing section. This registration fee includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments, as well as presentation materials (available only in PDF electronic format). You may submit payment with your registration or request to be invoiced.

Payment is due within 30 days of registering. If registering within 30 days of the conference, payment is due immediately. If registering with an early bird rate, or any special rates, payment must be submitted by the special rate’s expiration date. If payment has not been received prior to the event, a credit card guarantee will be required to attend the conference.


Guest Policy

If you wish to invite a guest to the networking receptions, the cost is US$125 per reception. Please send your request to info@acams.org by 12:00 PM (EDT) on April 16, 2020. Payment must be submitted at the time of the request. Upon check-in at the conference, please have your guest present a valid government-issues form of identification at the Registration Desk to pick up their name badge. Requests that are submitted after the eligible time-frame will not be considered.


Name Badge Policy

It is very important to wear your name badge during the conference. Admission to all functions, including sessions and the networking events, is by badge only. If you lose your badge, there is a US$50 charge to replace it. Please pay the replacement fee at the Registration Desk to obtain a replacement badge. Conference badges are nontransferable and may not be shared.

By scanning your conference attendee badge at an exhibitor or sponsor’s booth, you consent to providing your encoded contact information. Should you choose to have your attendee badge scanned, it will provide your encoded contact information to a third party (exhibitor or sponsor). If you do not wish for your encoded contact information to be captured by the exhibitor or sponsor, you must NOT scan your badge at the booth(s).


Photography/Videography

Registrations and attendance at, or participation in this conference constitutes an agreement by the registrant to ACAMS’ use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes.


Special Dietary Requirements

If you have special dietary restrictions (Kosher, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, etc.), please email info@acams.org at least 30 days prior to the conference. Our team will do their best to accommodate your dietary request; however, requests received within less than 30 days of the conference cannot be guaranteed.


Special Services

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please info@acams.org if you require specific aids or services during the conference.


Substitution and Cancellation

Cancellations received up to February 28, 2020 will receive a full refund minus a US$250 administration fee. Cancellations received February 29, 2020–March 25, 2020 will be issued a credit voucher to be used toward next year’s conference. Cancellations received on or after March 26, 2020 will not be refunded.

Substitutions of registered attendees must be submitted in writing to info@acams.org by 12:00 PM (EDT) on April 16, 2020. Please note that if the transfer is made from an ACAMS member to a non-ACAMS member, you will be charged the difference in cost. If you neither attend the conference nor designate a substitute prior to the event, you are still responsible for the full registration fee. Requests submitted after the eligible time-frame will not be considered.

If for any reason ACAMS cancels or reschedules the conference, we do not accept responsibility for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants.


MATERIALS & TRAINING CREDITS

Certificate of Participation

Certificates will be emailed 3 (three) weeks after the conference (in PDF electronic format).


Continuing Education Credits

CAMS CREDITS

CAMS-Seal

ACAMS members will automatically receive up to 23 CAMS credits for attending this event: 17 continuing education CAMS credits can be earned after the completion of the main conference and 3 credits per pre-conference workshop or 6 CAMS credits for the CAMS Preparation Seminar. Additional continuing education credits may also be available from outside organizations. Please contact your accrediting body directly for instructions on submitting an application. ACAMS is not responsible for securing non-CAMS credits on behalf of conference attendees.

ACAMS is seeking accreditation for CLE credits through the Florida State Board. Attorneys will need to self-report CLE credits.