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Monday, October 14, 2024

2024 Fall Workshop Series

Start Date: 10/14/2024 2:00 PM EDT
End Date: 10/17/2024 12:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: The Westin Buckhead

Location:
3391 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA  United States  30326

Organization Name: ABPM

Contact:
ABPM Team
Email: info@abpm.com
Phone: (214) 306-0115



2024 ABPM Fall Workshop Series
Atlanta, GA
October 14-17, 2024


Downloadable and Printable Fall Workshop Series
Preliminary Agenda

 

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We are looking forward to welcoming you to Atlanta for this year’s Fall Workshop Series October 14-17 (check-in at 2:00 pm, newcomer's orientation at 5:00 pm, and welcome reception at 6:00 pm on Monday, October 14). A detailed preliminary agenda for the event will be available in early July 2024. Maximum attendance for this conference is 130 and ABPM Conferences regularly sell out so we recommend registering early

100% of 2023 Fall Workshop Series participants responding to the conference feedback survey said they were likely or extremely likely to recommend the conference to a colleague (88% said they were extremely likely to recommend).

We invite you to join us for:

  • Networking and relaxing with fellow Briefing Professionals during the Welcome Reception on Monday night, before valuable educational sessions over the following two days.

  • Hard work and lots of fun during four in-depth half-day workshops on subjects of importance to Briefing Professionals, where attendees will come away with fantastic tools and ideas for their programs. Workshop descriptions can be found in this preliminary agenda.

  • Wednesday evening’s dinner, included in your registration fee, is always a great time to network and let loose after all your hard work! 

  • The proverbial icing on the cake: Thursday morning's Tour Day! Our final half-day features two briefing programs: HP Inc. and Microsoft.

Being able to spend time with thought leaders and briefing professionals from programs of all maturity was very energizing. The intimacy of the group was great, as it allowed for some great conversations and relationship building.

– Ricken Patel, Cisco, 2023 Fall Workshop Series

Core/Advanced Competency Courses: The Competency Curriculum is intended to benefit those briefing professionals working to develop their careers in the profession. ABPM is pleased to continue offering these courses that focus on the training and development of briefing professionals at this Fall Workshop Series. Advanced Level courses do not require completion of the core courses and can be taken at any time. Core Competency Courses offered during this Workshop Series are indicated in the session titles with a “CCC” (Core Competencies Course) or "ACC" (Advanced Competencies Course). ABPM maintains records of completion (members can monitor their records via their online profiles), and once you’ve completed any core competency course, the ABPM will apply credit to your ABPM profile and provide you with a digital certificate of completion upon request.

A downloadable and printable preliminary agenda is available here.


Logistics
Conference Location and Lodging: 
Westin Buckhead
3391 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
Room rate: $249/night plus tax

The Westin Buckhead, located at 3391 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326, is the primary location of the 2024 ABPM Fall Workshop Series. Reservations with the ABPM room block can be made via this link. The $249 rate is available on a first-come, first-served basis, and based on availability until cut-off date (September 21, 2024). However, once all rooms blocked at the conference rate are booked, regular rates will be charged. Book early!

Airport and Parking: The Westin Buckhead is approximately 14 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Valet parking at the Westin Buckhead is $55 per night. MARTA offers an inexpensive and convenient way to navigate the city. One-way fare is $2.50. From the Airport please take the North-North Springs Line to Buckhead Station (N7). Walk one (1) block North on Peachtree Road and the hotel is on the right.

Conference Fee: The price for Fall Workshop Series registration is $1,245 for members, $1,595 for non-members (briefing professionals or employees of Solution Partner Member companies only - vendors must be recommended Solution Partner Members to attend ABPM events). All prices are Early Bird prices. After August 23, the member rate will increase to $1,395 and the non-member rate will increase to $1,745. During registration, you can pay with credit card (ABPM accepts Mastercard, Visa, American Express or Discover) or current members can create an invoice to submit to your AP department. If you are not a current member and need an invoice, please email info@abpm.com

Multiple Registrant Discount: To receive the discount code for 10% off each registration fee when four (4) or more people from the same company will attend, please email info@abpm.com.
 
New Membership/Registration Bundle Deal:  Receive the first year of membership free with non-member rate conference registration! This offer is only available to those who have never been ABPM members. Main Solution Partner members do not qualify for this offer, however additional employees from a current Solution Partner Member company are eligible.
 

Dress: All activities are business casual. Layered clothing is recommended while in hotel meeting rooms. 

Payment and Cancellation Policy: To receive the Early Bird Rate, registration fee must be paid by Friday, August 23, 2024. You are registered at the time of email confirmation of ABPM’s receipt of your registration form. Due to commitments for catering and transportation, we regret that we are unable to issue refunds/credits or void outstanding invoices for cancellations received after Friday, September 13, 2024. However, substitutions may be made at any time with the same type of registration (member vs. non-member). Cancellation and substitution notices must be received via email to info@abpm.com. To assure admittance, registration fees must be paid prior to Friday, October 11, 2024.

“It always amazes me how each time I attend the workshops they cover key questions or concerns I am currently facing.” 

– Kirsten Guise, NVIDIA, 2023 Fall Workshop Series.


COVID-19 Attendance Policy
By registering for this conference or participating in any evening events, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By attending any elements of the conference, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold McCreery Inc. dba ABPM or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers liable for any illness or injury.
 
Questions? Please email info@abpm.com.  We look forward to seeing you in San Diego!

 

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