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Q. Can we register to the conference when we do not know the name(s) of the attending delegate(s)?
A. Yes! The registration form can be sent to us (firstname.lastname@example.org) without the name(s) of the attending delegate(s). In the names section on the registration form please put this indication “TBA (To be Announced)” The name(s) can be provided at least 7 days to the event.
Q. What is the mode of payment?
A. We accept all kinds of credit cards – VISA, Mastercard, Diners, AMEX etc. We also accept payment via bank transfer. In this case, you will need to indicate on your registration form that you need a “proforma invoice” – an invoice which has all our bank details. However, our preferred method of payment is payment with credit/debit card.
Q. Can I register online?
Q. What is the dress code to the conference?
A. Just like every business meeting the dressing code is professional. In most industries, professional dress means wearing a suit – slacks or skirt, button shirt, and a matching jacket. Men should wear a tie and dress shoes, and women should wear stockings and closed-toe shoes. Suits should be in neutral colors such as grey, navy, brown or black. Alternative dress codes are acceptable as long as it conforms to a business environment for example business casual.
Q. What is the dress code to Networking dinner?
A. Suitable dinner wear or party dress – For guys, this dress code calls for dark suits with a tie. For women, short dresses that are party ready. When in doubt ladies, wear a little black dress, and dress it up with fun jewelry.
Q. Can I attend the conference for only one day?
A. In case you are not available for both days you can attend the event for just 1 day. You will be required to pay 70% of the full participation fees. The full conference materials will be sent to you after the conference.
Q. Can I get access to the presentation after the conference?
A. All presentations will be made available to participants after the conference. Meanwhile some of the presentations will already be available before and during the event. You will be given a passcode and login details which you will use to get access to the case study presentations from our online portable. The link to the online portable will be provided on your conference materials which will be given to you at the registration desk.
Q. Is the online documentation fess included in the participation fees?
Q. Can I get access to the online documentation in case I will not be able to attend the conference?
A. The online documentation which includes the full case study presentations and delegate lists can be purchased in the case you will not be present at the conference. You can contact our registration departments at email@example.com for more details.
Q. Will I have access to the participants for easy networking?
Sure, the full participants list will be provided to every delegate at the conference. Participants list will include names of the delegates, Job titles, Company and Country.
Q. Can I split the 2 days with a colleague?
Q. Do I have to pay VAT?
A. For most of events we are required by law to charge VAT. However, the VAT is reclaimable after the event. Your accountant may have more information about this. For participants from EU it’s necessary that you include your VAT number on the registration form.
Q. Is substitution possible?
Q. In case of cancellation can I get a refund?
Q. Can I get an invitation letter to acquire VISA to attend the event?
Q. What is included in the participation fees?
Q. What should I bring to the conference?
Q. Is there possibility for a group discount?
Q. Can you recommend a discounted hotel to make hotel reservations?
A. Normally we negotiate a very good hotel rate for all our participants in the same hotel we organize the conference. After registration, we will send you a special promotional code which you will use to make your hotel reservation in order to benefit from the discounted hotel rate. In case you would like book your hotel in a different hotel we can also make some good recommendations.
Q. Why should I pay participation fees? Isn’t it too expensive?
A. Our events are well designed and particularly organized to bring senior level management and key decision makers in the industry under one roof. Networking with such professionals at our event does not only give you easy access to have one on one meeting but also to benefit from their vast experience and diverse industry knowledge rather than free events whose presentations are mostly sales pitch and related to particular services or solutions. Unlike free events, our events are organized in 4-5 star hotels with excellent catering services to create conducive business environment for effective networking.
Q. How and where can I get budget to attend the event?
A. Most companies provide budget for external training. You will need to ask your management or HR department to seek approval. Some participants pay from their own pockets as our events are totally irresistible. When going for approval from your boss please note the following tips:
-Make sure you have the agenda of the event and the topics to be discussed are beneficial for your career development
-Find the RIGHT TIME to approach your boss to make a case for yourself. State how the event will increase your knowledge about a particular subject or how your meeting with some of the key speakers and how the take home message you will bring back to the company can be beneficial
-Do follow up. Constantly remind your boss. Bosses are always occupied with other things to its easy for them to forget your proposal