Event Calendar

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

2023 Spring Conference

Start Date: 3/28/2023 2:00 PM EDT
End Date: 3/30/2023 10:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Boston Park Plaza

50 Park Plaza
Boston, MA  United States  02116

Organization Name: ABPM

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

Boston, March 28-30 2023

2023 Spring Conference Final Agenda

Comments and Ratings from the
2022 Spring Conference

ABPM conferences are excellent professional development venues. And with so many ideas being shared, so much creativity being generated, and so many connections being made, attendees will inevitably leave energized and ready to implement new initiatives that will take their programs to the next level. Maximum attendance for this event is 250 people so register early! Due to reduced conference capacity, registration is limited to four Solution Partner members per company. Briefing professionals will take registration priority.

Tuesday, March 28
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Opening General Session

  • ABPM President Elizabeth Simpson will kick off the conference by sharing her thoughts and observations about current trends in the briefing profession.

  • Keynote Speaker, Riaz Meghji - Every Conversation Counts: Building Extraordinary Business Relationships

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Solution Partner Showcase Reception

  • Enjoy food and refreshment during this heavy hors d'oeuvres reception while you get to know the ABPM Solution Partner members who add so much value to the briefing profession. Whether you're in the market for products and services now, or whether you want to collect collaterals for future reference, this celebration of the ABPM Solution Partners is designed to meet your information needs! During the Solution Partner Showcase game, briefing professionals will collaborate with Solution Partners to solve their top challenges and become eligible for prizes in the process! An event map, participant list, and list of game prizes can be found here.

Wednesday, March 29

8:30 - 4:30 pm Breakout Sessions

Detailed session descriptions are available in the conference agendaConference participants will not sign up ahead of the conference for Tuesday breakout sessions; they are first come, first served.

5:00 Free Night 

Thursday, March 30

8:00 am - 3:45 pm Tour Day

5:30 pm - 10:00 pm: Awards Program and Gala Dinner 

Need more justification as you work to get approval to attend?
In addition to the conference brochure, show your management quotes from attendees, and ratings from the Spring 2022 evaluation in this downloadable document.
Lodging: The Boston Park Plaza located at 50 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, is the primary location of the 2023 ABPM Spring Conference. Reserve a room in the ABPM Block at the Boston Park Plaza here. If you receive an email advertising a discounted room code from any organization that is not ABPM, please do not use their link. They are unauthorized and not affiliated with ABPM. They fail to mention an additional $28 resort fee will be added to your nightly rate. (The authorized ABPM rate includes the resort fee.) The $249 plus tax ABPM room block rate is available on a first-come, first-served basis and is based on availability. Once all rooms at the conference rate are booked, regular rates will be charged. Book early!
Conference Fee: The price for Spring Conference registration is $1,195 for members, $1,445 for non-members (briefing professionals or employees of Solution Partner Member companies only - vendors must be recommended Solution Partner Members to attend ABPM events). Four-Plus Discount: Plan to register 4 or more attendees from one company? Email info@abpm.com to receive a 10% off discount code to use during the registration process. All prices are Early Bird prices. After February 17, the member rate will increase to $1,345 and the non-member rate will increase to $1,595. During registration, you can pay with credit card (ABPM accepts Mastercard, Visa, American Express or Discover) or you can create an invoice to submit to your AP department.
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.
Suggested Airport and Parking: The airport nearest the Boston Park Plaza is Logan International Airport. It's approximately 5 miles from the Boston Park Plaza (15-30 minutes).  Parking is available in the Motor Mart garage across the street from the rear of the Boston Park Plaza. Currently, overnight self-parking is $41 per day and the valet rate is $65 per day.
Dress: All activities are business casual with the exception of the Gala Awards Dinner which is cocktail. Layering during conference sessions is recommended.
Payment & Cancellation Policy: To receive the Early Bird Rate, registration fee must be paid by Friday, February 17, 2023. All other registration fees must be paid prior to Friday, March 24, 2023. You are registered at the time you receive a conference confirmation email from ABPM. 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, March 3, 2023. 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.

COVID-19 Attendance Policy
If you register for this event, you acknowledge that you will be fully vaccinated (as described by the CDC and/or the State of Massachusetts, whichever is more stringent) by the dates of the conference and will be required to show proof of vaccination (card or photo) at event check-in. You also understand that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By attending 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. This policy may change based on developments pertaining to COVID-19.

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 3/23/2023 11:45 PM

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