Does attending this meeting count towards my meeting attendance requirement for membership?

Yes, the ACMS Bylaws state that Fellow, Associate and International Affiliate members "must attend at least one (1) of three (3) consecutive Annual Meetings of the College." (Article III. Section 3.2.a; 3.2.b.)

What is the best way to get to the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown?

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown is 10 miles NE of the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

For information on transportation options, including taxi, shuttle, train, car service or rental and more, visit the Philadlephia International Airports's To and From page or the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown's Maps and Transportation page.

What is the weather like in Philadelphia in mid-May?
The average high is  72°F; the average low of 55°F

Will there be any activities for children?

The ACMS will not have any activities or care available for children during the Annual Meeting, but there are many activities and attractions in and around Philadelphia. For more information on things to do in and around the city, check out the Visit Philadelphia website. Please note: No one under the age of 18 is allowed in general sessions, special events, or the Exhibit Hall at any time.