Airport / Airline / Transportation Information

Global Conference attendees should fly into Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Multiple ground transportation options are available from the airport to the JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead:

  • Uber - Plan on US $45-60 each way
  • Lyft - Plan on US $45-60 each way
  • MARTA - take the Gold line from the airport. Exit at Lenox Station. It is a 3-5 minute walk to the hotel from Lenox Station. MARTA card is US $1, and one-way fare is US $2.50
  • Cabs are available for approximately $40/cab, each way.

Electronic Devices

NPAworldwide requests that all electronic devices (cell phones, pagers, tablets, laptops, etc.) be silenced during educational sessions and meals. If it is necessary to use your cell phone, please step outside the meeting room to an area that will not disturb others.

Electronic Travel Authorization for International Attendees

If you are an international attendee from a country that participates in the visa waiver program, please note the following. As of January 12, 2009, all visitors will be required to pre-register electronically (ESTA) with Customs and Border Protection before travel. To learn more or to pre-register, please visit If you need to apply for a visa, NPA will be happy to issue an invitation letter upon request.

Getting Around Buckhead / Atlanta

Utilize TheBuc shared ride service for affordable rides in the Buckhead service area

Uber and Lyft both serve the greater Atlanta market as well.

Host Hotel

The Global Conference will be held at the JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead, 3300 Lenox Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326. The phone number is +1 404 262-3344.

Hotel Reservations

NPAworldwide has reserved a block of rooms at JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead at the discounted rate of US $199/night (plus tax) for single or double accommodations. Basic guest-room wifi is available to NPAworldwide members on a complimentary basis. This special rate is available until April 10, 2023 or until the block sells out, whichever comes first. Make reservations here.

Mobile App

Once again, NPAworldwide will be offering a mobile app through Whova. Downloads will be available starting 90 days prior to the conference.


Valet parking is available at the the JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead for US $10/hour / US $40 per day. Valet parking is US $50 per day.

Photo Release/Company Release

NPAworldwide occasionally uses photographs, video images, or company names of meeting participants in its promotional materials. By virtue of your attendance, you automatically agree to usage of your likeness and company name in such material.

Planning Your Trip

Here are some articles and websites that may be helpful as you plan your trip to Atlanta:

Responsible Drinking

NPAworldwide encourages an atmosphere of responsible drinking. Non-alcoholic beverages will be available at all social events. The drinking age is 21. Alcoholic beverages will not be served to anyone under the age of 21 and service may be denied to individuals who appear intoxicated. Attendees may not bring their own alcoholic beverages into any NPAworldwide function.


The JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead is a 100% smoke-free property. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on hotel property, including guest rooms or any public spaces.


The average daytime high temperature in March is 82° F / 28° C. Overnight temperatures cool down to an average of 63° F / 17° C. You may wish to have a sweater or light jacket for the evenings.

What to Wear

Suggested attire is business casual. For men, this includes slacks, golf-style shirts, blazers, or sweaters. For women, this includes slacks, skirts, golf-style shirts and blouses, blazers or sweaters, and comfortable shoes. Suits, ties, day-to-evening dresses and high heels are not required for NPAworldwide functions. Off-site venues (restaurants, theaters, etc.) may have dress codes; please check with individual venues prior to traveling. Meeting room temperatures can vary; dressing in layers is advised.


Basic guest room wifi is available to Marriott Bonvoy members. Attendees may need to use their cellular service or create their own hotspots to access wifi in the meeting space. NPAworldwide does not warrant that the wifi service provided by the JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead to its guests will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components. No information you consider confidential should be transmitted via this network.