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Conference Schedule and General Information:

What are the dates of the 2015 Fall Conference?

The Conference runs from Thursday October 1st to Sunday October 4th, 2015. For more details on daily schedules please visit our Agenda page.

Where will the conference be held?

The Annual 2015 Fall Conference will take place at the Microsoft Conference Center located at:
Microsoft Conference Center Building 33
16070 NE 36th Way
Redmond, WA 98052

When does registration open?

Pre-registration will open at the host hotel Thursday October 1st at 4:00pm to 8:00pm with a reception following at 8:00pm.

Registration will open at the Microsoft Conference center at 8:00am on October 2nd.

When do Sessions Begin?

Session begin promptly at 9:00am on Friday October 2nd, 2015 at the Microsoft Conference Center.

How do I find out when certain sessions are taking place?

A detailed schedule can be found at our Agenda page. If you would like more details on the specific session, please visit our Sessions page.


Registration and Cancellation Policies:

How much does the conference cost to attend?

For the detailed listing of the conference fees, please visit the registration page.

Registration materials will be distributed at the registration counter, upon check in to the conference. The registration counters will be located at the host hotel on Thursday October 1st from 4:00pm to 8:00pm, and then again On Friday October 2nd at 8:00am the Microsoft Conference Center.

How do I get the receipt for my registration?

Once you are registered for the conference you should receive a confirmation email and receipt from Jenny Hallmark. You can also log into the registration system to make changes. If you do not receive a receipt please feel free to email JenniferH@SMBNation.com.

Do you offer a Payment Plan?

We are excited to offer conference attendees the option of a payment plan. We are happy to offer you a payment plan of $99.00 per attendee per month. Please note that payments will be charges against your credit card on the 15th of each month. For your final payment we will charge the entire amount if the remainder of the payment is $20 more than a regular payment. If you would like to use the payment plan option please indicate this during your registration

Example:

2 attendees X $99 each = $198

3 attendees X $99 each = $297

What is the cancellation policy?

All requests for cancellation must be sent by e-mail to jenniferh@SMBNation.com. Requests must be received by the cancellation deadline to qualify for a refund. A cancellation-processing fee of $50 will be charged for each cancellation request. After September 1st, we can only refund 50% of the original paid fee.

Substitution Policy

If you are unable to attend, you can transfer your registration at the same rate to another person by notifying Jenny Hallmark of SMB Nation in in writing by email, fax, or mail by September 15th, 2015.

Acts of God & Military Events

SMB Nation will apply your conference registration fees to a future SMB Nation event in case of Acts of God or military events including terrorism. SMB Nation is not responsible for refunding your travel and accommodation expenses.

Please note that the above cancellation policy is only applicable to the conference. All other cancellations need to be made directly with the company

Special Pricing

Discounts for the SMB Nation conference are available for groups of 3 or more, alumni, organized affiliated groups, such as user groups, technology groups and more. For more information and or to receive a discount code please email Jenniferh@SMB Nation.com
with the following information:

  • Name
  • Affiliate group
  • Company you work for

NOTE: These discounts cannot be combined with any other offer. All group discount registrations must be submitted from the same company within a 24 hour period.

Media Registration

The SMB Nation 2015 Fall Conference provides complimentary registration to qualified journalist who apply for media credentials and register to attend the conference in advance. Media who meet the conference media registration criteria will be accredited on a space- available basis.

Journalists are encouraged to complete the application and registration process early.

Download the Press Pass Here


Become a Speaker

Call for Papers

Deadline: June 1st, 2015

SMB Nation 2015 Fall Conference

The SMB Nation 2015 Fall Conference is all about education in SMB technology opportunities. 

Sessions are presented to industry professionals with current knowledge and experience in the SMB space. Advanced level content is a must.

Speakers are expected to include the latest trends in technology in their presentations. Their presentations should be non-commercial and not promote a particular product or company.

To submit a paper, please complete the attached form and return it to Jenny Hallmark at the email below.  Please note all forms must be returned by 1st of June, 2015 to be considered for the SMB Nation 2015 Fall Conference.  If your topic and presentation are accepted notification will be given by July 1st, 2015.

If accepted please note that your will be expected to present a 60 minute session, as well as provide your PowerPoint presentation 3 weeks prior to the conference. 

Please be sure to check the website regularly for updates. 

For more information please contact:

Jenny Hallmark

President of SMB Nation

Jenniferh@SMB Nation.com

1.206.201.2943
Download the Call for Speakers Here


Onsite Transportation

Is transportation provided to and from the host hotel and the conference center?

SMB Nation will be running shuttles from the event hotels to the conference in the mornings and afternoons on continuous rotation of drop off and pick up during the times listed below. Please note that it may take up to 30 minutes between shuttles depending on the traffic


Meals at the Conference

Are meals provided in the conference registration fee?

Breakfast, Breaks and Lunch are meals that are included in the registrations fees for the SMB Nation 2015 Fall Conference. Please note that meals will be served at hotels, and the conference center, so please refer to the agenda for meal times and locations.


Exhibit Hall

When is the exhibit hall open?

The exhibit hall will be open to attendees during the following items:

October 3rd 2015

12:30-3:30

4:45-7:00

Who can enter the exhibit hall?

The exhibit hall is open to all registered attendees.