FAQ – What to Expect
EVENT AT A GLANCE
The Boardroom presentations take place on Monday and Tuesday mornings, are twenty (20) minutes in length and provide a high-level overview of the innovations and capabilities that the Suppliers have to offer. You will be placed in a small Boardroom Group based on the information you provided during registration. This group will be comprised of peers who have similar interests or needs in products and categories. You will have the opportunity, a few weeks before the Event, to review and approve your Preliminary Boardroom Schedule.
Monday and Tuesday afternoons are set aside for One-on-One Appointments. These are fifteen (15) minutes in length, with a five (5) minute transition, and have been designed to provide you with a private environment to determine needs, partnership opportunities, next steps, and to continue building your business relationships.
Prior to the Event, we will schedule the One-on-One Appointments that you have requested and/or approved. Throughout the Event, you will have the opportunity to add additional appointments to your schedule.
If you are contacted directly for a One-On-One a meeting, and you would like to meet, please have them work through us to ensure the meeting is properly scheduled.
Keynote Sessions bring you actionable and inspiring insight delivered on trends, opportunities, skills, best practices, and personal growth. Featuring leading speakers or panels from within and outside of the Industry. Our intent is to inspire innovation, leadership, and growth for you personally and your Company.
Within the Event agenda, you will find many ways to develop and strengthen your industry relationships in a structured and casual environment. From the Welcome Reception and Dinner on Sunday, to the Closing Dinner on Tuesday evening, and everything in between, the opportunities to connect are numerous and fun! Don’t forget to bring plenty of business cards (although our app allows you to share your contact details too!).
Your schedule will be customized based on your specific interests that you provided during registration. (See Boardroom Group and One-on-One Meetings above for additional information.) You will have the opportunity to review your customized schedule a few weeks before the Event.
Connecting Point will make a reservation in your name for arrival on Sunday, and departure on Wednesday. If you have any special requirements for your stay, please let us know.
Connecting Point will pay for one round-trip, restricted, coach airline ticket from your location. Please visit the Portal to complete your travel request form. Your proposed itinerary will be sent to you for approval prior to finalizing your reservation.
You may also contact Atlas by calling (800) 595-4894.
Connecting Point will pay for one round-trip, restricted, coach airline ticket from your location. Please visit the Portal to complete your travel request form. Your proposed itinerary will be sent to you for approval prior to finalizing your reservation. You may also contact Atlas by calling (800) 595-4894.
- Optional Activity Participants: Saturday from 11:00am – 4:00pm every half hour
- All Participants: Sunday from 11:00am – 5:00pm every half hour.
To the Airport:
- Wednesday, from 4:00am-10:00am. Complimentary transportation will depart every half hour. A Grab & Go breakfast will be provided.
Instructions Upon Arrival:
Upon arriving at the airport, please proceed to the baggage claim. You will meet your greeter upon entering baggage claim.
Should you have any difficulty locating your greeter, please call our Transportation Manager, David Minner, at (321) 231-6096.
Arrivals outside the Travel Window
If your flight arrival/departure time falls outside the complimentary transportation windows, you will be responsible for your own arrangements.
Attire for meetings is business casual. Evenings are casual.
There will be two optional Sunday morning activities offered, which will require arriving on Saturday. Your hotel reservation will be adjusted to include your Saturday stay. Space is limited and you can sign up for one of the optional activities during registration.