SAS is a tobacco-free workplace. Smoking or the use of tobacco products by employees and visitors in or around company-leased or owned buildings is prohibited at all times.
Registration and Fees
Registration is complimentary, but travel and hotel costs are the responsibility of individual attendees.
Hotels and Travel
Hotel and travel arrangements to Cary, NC are the responsibility of individual Forum guests. Please book your flights into and out of Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
There are no hotel room blocks associated with this event. Rates at our preferred hotels are listed below, followed by additional options for nearby lodging. The Embassy Suites offers complimentary airport transportation, but you must call the hotel upon arrival to schedule pick up.
- The Umstead Hotel and Spa – located on the SAS campus.
Please call 866-877-4141 and ask for the SAS Client Rate, which is currently $259 per night plus tax (for a standard room only). Please note, this rate is subject to availability and may increase at any time.
- Embassy Suites Hotel – less than a half mile from SAS.
Please call the in-house reservation line at 919-677-1840 and ask for the SAS rate, which is $152 per night plus tax. Complimentary features include breakfast, evening reception, airport transportation and in-room Internet access.
Other hotel options located approximately two to four miles from SAS include:
- TownePlace Suites by Marriott
- Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh/Cary
- La Quinta Inn & Suites
- Courtyard by Marriott
- Hilton Garden Inn RDU
- Hyatt Place
Ground transportation to and from Raleigh-Durham International Airport, as well as to and from all SAS-sponsored events surrounding the Forum, is the responsibility of individual Forum guests.
Please remember that event parking for Thursday has been moved to Building C. Please plan to arrive early, as you will need to catch a shuttle from Building C to the first session in Building V. Shuttles will also return you to Building C for lunch and for the remainder of the Forum.
Location and Directions
SAS World Headquarters
100 SAS Campus Drive
Cary, NC 27513-2414
SAS is conveniently located just off Interstate 40, Exit 287, at Harrison Avenue. See a high-level map of SAS (includes a link to Google Maps for driving directions).
A welcome reception will be held Wednesday evening, Aug. 20, at SAS world headquarters Building C. On Thursday, Aug. 21, continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Following the Forum, we invite all participants to a closing reception.
Both receptions will include light hors d'oeuvres as well as alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and provide an excellent opportunity for relaxed networking with Forum speakers, attendees and SAS staff members.
Suggested attire for all Forum events is business casual.
August 20 - 21
SAS World Headquarters