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Monday, April 11, 2022

2022 Spring Conference: In-Person in Santa Clara, CA & Online Worldwide

Start Date: 4/11/2022 2:00 PM PDT
End Date: 4/13/2022 10:00 PM PDT

Venue Name: The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara

5101 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA  United States  95054

Organization Name: ABPM

Email: info@abpm.com
Phone: (214) 389-0994

Santa Clara, March 25-27 2024

Spring Conference Preliminary Agenda will be posted in January, 2024

Comments and Ratings from the 2023 Spring Conference will be posted in January, 2024

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 300 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.

Monday, March 25
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

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 will be posted in mid February.

Tuesday, March 26

8:30 - 4:30 pm Breakout Sessions

Detailed session descriptions will be available in the preliminary conference agenda in January 2024Conference participants will not sign up ahead of the conference for Tuesday breakout sessions; they are first come, first served.

5:00 Free Night 

Wednesday, March 27

8:00 am - 4:00 pm Tour Day

  • Conference participants will choose from sets of two briefing programs to visit on Tour Day. Assignments will be made on a first-come, first-served basis. See the preliminary agenda in January 2024 for tour day groups and descriptions.

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 2023 participants will be available in January 2024.
Lodging: The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara located at 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, California, 95054, is the primary location of the 2022 ABPM Spring Conference. Reserve a room in the ABPM Block at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara beginning in early January 2024. The $ plus tax ABPM room block rate expires March 17, 2024 and 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 16, 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: 4/6/2022 11:45 PM

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