2011 ALA Annual Conference

Hotel and Travel Information


The Breakers Palm BeachThe Breakers Palm Beach
One South County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480
Conference Hotel Reservation System

Guest Rooms

Set amidst 140 acres of picturesque oceanfront property in the heart of Palm Beach, Florida, The Breakers hotel has been a favorite of travelers for more than 100 years.

A recipient of the prestigious AAA Five Diamond Award, The Breakers features a private beach, five oceanfront pools, nine distinctive restaurants, 11 on-site boutiques, a serene oceanfront spa and 36 holes of championship golf.

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Hotel Reservations

To obtain the ALA's negotiated room rate, you must make your hotel reservations online through this special Conference Hotel Reservations Link or by calling The Breakers reservation desk at 888-273-2537 and identifying yourself as an ALA Conference attendee. (Reservations made though thebreakers.com will not qualify for the ALA rate.)

The ALA has negotiated a special group rate of $179 per night, plus tax, for Superior Rooms based on single or double occupancy. Contact the resort for upgraded room/suite options.

All reservations must be received by the resort no later than Aug. 9, 2011 (or until the ALA block has been filled). After Aug. 9, rooms will be confirmed at the group rate only if available. A first night’s room deposit will be required to confirm each reservation. Deposit is refundable if reservation is cancelled 72 hours prior to arrival.

Check-in time is 4 p.m. Check-out time is noon. 

Air Transportation

The closest airport to the hotel is The Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), approximately seven miles away. The Breakers is approximately 40 miles from the Ft. Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL).

Airline Discount

American Airlines works with the ALA to provide members a five percent discount on travel to and from the Annual Conference. Contact the American Airlines Meeting Services Desk at 800-433-1790 and give them the name and code of the event, or enter the code in the promotion code box at www.aa.com. Discount code is good for travel to the conference September 6–17.

2011 Annual Conference Code (Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderdale or Miami): 8191AF

Rental Car Discounts

ALA members can receive up to a 15 percent discount on daily and weekly car rentals rates through participating car rental companies. Please use the following company specific discount codes and telephone numbers:

BY #529118 

CDP #089817
800-654-2200 (U.S.)
800-263-0600 (Canada) 

AWD #B608500

Disc #5021601

BCD# Z663400

Conference Attire

Business casual is appropriate for all day events. The annual banquet is evening/cocktail attire (jackets and ties for men).