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/ViewPoint 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. Don’t forget to bring plenty of business cards (although our app allows you to share your contact details too!).
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Your schedule will be customized based on 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.
Hyatt Regency Seattle
808 Howell Street
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: (206) 973-1234
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.
Extending Your Stay
If you would like to extend your stay, either three days prior or three days post Event, we are pleased to extend our discounted room rate, based on availability. The rate is, $239.00, plus taxes. Please contact Sandy Roginski to request extending your stay.
Health & Safety
Our team is committed to creating an Event experience where our customers, partners, and team can safely and effectively conduct business. To support these efforts, we have established some guidelines relevant to your participation RestaurantPoint West Health & Safety Guide. Please take a moment to review; and should you have any questions, pleases do not hesitate to reach out to us.
Departure: Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Airport: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Connecting Point will pay for one round-trip, restricted, coach airline ticket from your location. Please contact Atlas Travel 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.
Complimentary transportation between the airport and resort will be provided for you within designated times listed below.
From the Airport:
- Optional Activity Participants: Saturday, March 12, 2022, from 11:00am – 4:00pm every half hour.
- All Participants: Sunday, March 13, 2022, from 11:00am – 5:00pm every half hour.
To the Airport:
- Wednesday, March 16, 2022, from 4:00m - 10:00am. Complimentary transportation will depart every half hour.
Instructions Upon Arrival:
Upon arriving at the airport, please proceed to the baggage claim. You will meet your greeter holding a RESTAURANTPOINT WEST sign 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. Taxis are available curbside at Baggage Claim, approximately $60 one way.
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.
Optional Sunday activities being offered:
Museum of Flight Tour and Pike Brewery
Departing from the hotel at 9:30am
Walk the aisle of JFK's Air Force One and climb aboard the West Coast's only Concorde. Revel in the history and heroics of WWI and WWII. From the Wright brothers to the exploration of Mars, you'll find it at The Museum of Flight! We’ll gather for a continental breakfast and check in at 9:00am. We will depart the hotel at 9:30am, enjoy a self-guided tour of the Museum and afterwards JET on over to the Pike Brewing Company for a local brew tasting experience and lunch. We will return to the hotel by 2:15PM. Pre-registration required.
Puget Sound – Whale Watching
Departing from the hotel at 9:30am
Go whale watching in Seattle! Enjoy the experience of a lifetime! See orcas, humpback whales, minke whales, gray whales and all the majestic wildlife in the Salish Sea on our tour departing from Edmonds – just minutes north of downtown Seattle. We’ll gather for a continental breakfast and check in at 8:30am. We will depart the hotel at 9:30am and return by 1:30pm. Box lunch on board and souvenir mug included. Pre-registration required.
Please reach out to Sandy Roginski at email@example.com or at (603) 379-8515.