FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We are always happy and ready to answer all your questions. However before writing to us, please take a moment to look whether the answer to your question is already here on this page.
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 (office@c-parity.com) 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.

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Q. Can I register online?
A. There is a possibility to register online. In this case please provide the full details on the online registration and your contact number in international format. The registration department will contact you immediately to assist you on how to proceed with the registration fees payment.
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.

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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.

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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?

A. Yes!

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 office@c-parity.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?
A. If you make full payment you can split the 2 days with a colleague. You can attend day 1 whilst your colleague attends day 2 or vice versa. Although this is not preferred, it’s acceptable. Please note that for you to get the full benefits of the event is advisable to attend both
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?
A. In case you will not be able to attend the event after registration for whatever reason, you can send a substitute to replace you for no extra cost. The name of the substitute should be provided at least 7 days to the event.
Q. In case of cancellation can I get a refund?
A. In case a delegate would like to cancel their participation for some unexpected eventualities, such requests must be submitted in written and sent by post 4 weeks prior to the event in order to obtain a full credit note for any future event organized by Corporate Parity. The fees charged are strictly non-refundable.
Q. Can I get an invitation letter to acquire VISA to attend the event?
A. In case you require a visa to attend the conference, we can issue you an official invitation to apply for visa after FULL payment of the participation fees.
Q. What is included in the participation fees?
A. Fees are inclusive of the 2-day conference/workshop, materials, lunches, snacks, refreshments and networking dinner. If not stated, the hotel and travel expenses are NOT included in the participation fees.
Q. What should I bring to the conference?
A. Come prepared with notes and possible questions you would like to ask the speakers. The agenda will be provided in hard copy to all participants at the event. You can bring your laptops, tablets, mobile phones to the conference room. WIFI will be made available in the conference room which you can use to access the case study presentations.
Q. Is there possibility for a group discount?
A. In case you would like to send 3 or more delegates please contact our registration department office@c-parity.com for discount possibilities.
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

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