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Special Events


Program Book

Host Hotel


Career Fair & Expo

Healthy NABJ

Executive Suite

Authors Showcase and Bookstore

NABJ Film Festival

NABJ Elections

Travel Information

Convention Updates

Press Credentials

Things to Do



Continental Airlines

To book call MeetingWorks at 800-468-7022
Agreement Code: 651161

Continental Airlines offers NABJ 2011 Philadelphia Convention attendees a $350 base rate (If available; limited supply.) for round-trip air travel within the 48 contiguous states. All fares are subject to taxes, booking fees, and availability.

This discount applies to a limited number of seats per flight. (Must be a current NABJ member to access this benefit.) Phone reservations only. Book your travel today!


Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the best available rail fare to (Philadelphia, PA) between (July 31, 2011 – August 10, 2011). To book your reservation call Amtrak at (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent.

Conventions cannot be booked via Internet. Please be sure to refer to Convention Fare Code X17E-912 when making your reservation. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela Service. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges.



Hertz Rental Car
Hertz CDP#: 1847370



The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is a metropolitan transportation authority that operates various forms of public transit. SEPTA serves the combined city and county of Philadelphia, Deleware county, Montgomery County, Bucks County, and Chester County. SEPTA also serves New Castle County in Delaware, and Mercer County in New Jersey.

For transportation information call SEPTA at (215) 580 -7800 or visit


Lady Liberty

Lady Liberty Transportation is a Philadelphia-based company that provides airport shuttle service to and from the Philadelphia International Airport. The company offers a door to door shuttle service to all Center City and University City hotels and residences

The rates vary according to the area:

Center city / University City $10/ person

South Philadelphia (South of South Street) $12/ person

Art Museum Area (North of Spring Garden Street) $12/ person

For more information visit or call 215- 724-8888



The Big Bus – Open top Bus tour of Philadelphia

Experience the unique history and beauty of Philadelphia from the top of an authentic London double decker. In addition, you will be able to enjoy the most spectacular views of the city while the trained guides entertains you with fascinating facts and fun stories about Philadelphia, and the people who help make the city what it is today. The bus departs from Philadelphia Downtown Marriott (12th and Filbert Streets) from 9:30a.m. - 6:00p.m. during peak season and between 10:00p.m.- 4:00p.m. during off season.

For more information visit or call 215-389- TOUR



The Phlash Downtown Loop is a quick and easy connection that runs from Penn’s Landing to Please Touch Museum, stopping at or near many of the city’s most popular hotels and attractions along the way.

It’s quick – with a daily service every 12 minutes (10:00 a.m. - 6:00p.m.) from May 1 through October 31.

It’s easy – includes 27 stops in Center City Philadelphia including New Stops near the African American Museum, Franklin Square, the Philadelphia Zoo, and Please Touch Me Museum.

It’s inexpensive- $2 per person per ride or an individual all day PhlashPass is just $5, and an all day family PhlashPass is just $10. Children under 5 and seniors are free.

You may pick up Phlash at the following convenient locations:

12 & Market Streets

Juniper/ Market Streets

For more information visit


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