Will transportation be provided for symposium events?

Transportation will be provided to and from all Symposium events. Wetlabs times include travel time, so rest assured--you will be arriving on time! In addition, hotel transportation will be provided from select hotels. Please see the link to book your hotel through our website!

How do I get to Athens from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport?

We recommend three possible options:

1. Book your transportation via SAVMA Symposium Registration! (FYI this is the best deal)

  • We will be offering transportation from the Atlanta Airport to Athens for $20 on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 10AM – 10PM and on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 6AM - 12PM.
  • We will be offering transportation from Athens to the Atlanta Airport for $20 on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 5AM – 12PM.
  • Our transportation will be provided through a combination of services with Stephens Limousine Buses and Groome Shuttle.
  • When you register for transportation, we will be in contact to get your flight information and we will send more details on the logistics!


2. Book the Groome Shuttle directly via


3. See the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport website for other transportation options (e.g. Rental, Uber, etc)

What are the approved hotels for the event?

There is a list of approved hotels at this helpful link. Reservations through the hotel blocks must be made by February 6, 2019.

Here are some of the hotels you will find at that link:

  1. Graduate Athens from $144.00 per night
  2. Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown from $159.00 per night
  3. Holiday Inn Athens from $124.00 per night
  4. Hotel Indigo-Athens from $164.00 per night
  5. Hyatt Place Downtown / Athens from $159.00 per night
  6. Spring Hill Suites Athens Downtown/University Area from $164.00 per night