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2020 ACRA Conference

MAR 25-MAR 27, NEW ORLEANS, LA

Click here for Call for Papers

Conference Co-Chairs - 

Dr. Chuanlan Liu
Professor
Department of Textiles, Apparel Design, and
Merchandising
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA
clliu@lsu.edu

Dr. Chunmin Lang
Assistant Professor
Department of Textiles, Apparel Design, and
Merchandising
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA
cmlang@lsu.edu

Dr. Scott Davis
Assistant Professor
Marilyn Davies College of Business
University of Houston—Downtown
Houston, TX
davissc@uhd.edu

 

 

Membership and Conference Registration Information - 

Conference registration is a two-step process -First, sign in and pay for membership. Second, Register and pay for conference. For detailed instructions, please go through this document. If you are having any issues logging in to your account, please contact Archana Kumar (kumara@montclair.edu) and Jeff Campbell (jcampbell@hrsm.sc.edu). We are still migrating to the new web platform so we appreciate your patience as we iron out all issues. 

Hotel Information - 

Please use this link to book your room http://group.curiocollection.com/AmerCollegiateRetailingAssoc (or) call 833-357-1172

The ACRA 2020 Conference will be at the Higgins Hotel and Conference Center Curio by Hilton, a brand new four- diamond hotel, immediately adjacent to the number one attraction in the city – the National WWII Museum. Rates valid till Feb 24th 2020

Room Type

Wed 3/25

Thu 3/26

Fri 3/27

NOTE

K1 = 1 King Bed / Q2 = 2 Queen Beds /

$149.00 – 1 guest

$149.00 - 1 guest

$149.00 - 1 guest

Additional Charge of $20.00 per person/ per night

K1J = 1 King Studio Suite

$198.00 – 1 guest

$215.00 – 1 guest

$215.00 – 1 guest

Additional Charge of $20.00 per person/ per night

 

K1RRU1 = 1 King 2 Room Suite /

(1 Bedroom with Parlor)

$269.00 – 1 guest

$295.00 – 1 guest

$295.00 – 1 guest

Additional Charge of $20.00 per person/ per night


 

Keynote Speaker - 

We are excited to bring Mr. Greg Ferrara, President and CEO of the National Grocers Association (NGA). NGA is the national trade association that is the voice of the retail and wholesale companies which comprise the independent sector of the supermarket industry, as well as those companies that provide products and services to the industry.  In his role as President and CEO, Mr. Ferrara is responsible for working closely with NGA’s Board of Directors to develop and implement a strategic vision which advances the Association’s efforts and public policy positions in support of the independent supermarket industry.

International Attendees - 

If you are an international attendee and need an official letter for visa purposes, please contact one of the conference co-chairs. 

Graduate Student Scholarship - 

Please fill this form if you want to apply for the graduate student scholarship. Please note that you have to be a paid ACRA member in order to apply for the scholarship.