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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

IS THERE A DRESS CODE FOR THE CONFERENCE?

SUGGESTED CONFERENCE DRESS CODE

 

WEDNESDAY

  • Conference Sessions: Business Attire
  • Resort Activities: Appropriate Activewear
  • Evening Networking Event: Resort Wear

 

THURSDAY

  • Conference Sessions:Business Attire
  • Resort Activities: Appropriate Activewear
  • Cocktail Reception & Awards Dinner: Party Attire

FRIDAY

  • Casual Attire

WHAT IS THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION CANCELLATION | REFUND POLICY?

  • For all cancellations prior to February 7, 2020, 100% refund will be issued for the price of a purchased registration.
  • For cancellations between February 8 - February 21, 2020, a 50% refund will be issued for the price of a purchased registration.
  • No refunds will be issued after February 21, 2020.

WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE? DEPART?

ARRIVAL

We recommend flying into Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) on Tuesday, March 3rd. Check-in time for the hotel is 4:00pm and Pre-Conference Check-in opens at 3:00pm.

DEPARTURE

While you may leave at any time on Friday, March 6th, (check-out time is 11:00am) you can also take this opportunity to schedule team meetings, experience additional resort activities and amenities or visit nearby destinations. 

WHAT ARE MY TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS FOR GETTING TO THE LA QUINTA RESORT & CLUB?

Transportation options for the 2020 SVN Annual Conference can be found here.

WHAT ARE MY DINING OPTIONS AT THE RESORT?

There are several dining options located

  • Adobe Grill
  • Centre Court Cafe
  • Ernie's
  • MD Grill
  • Morgan's in the Desert
  • Twenty6
  • Wallaby's West

CLICK HERE for restaurant hours, menus, and contact information.

CAN I PURCHASE MULTIPLE CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS OR EVENT TICKETS?

Each SVN Managing Director, Advisor or Operations Staff member may register for and purchase one (1) ticket to the 2020 Annual Conference. If you have additional members in your office, team or group who will be attending the conference, a separate registration must be submitted and a ticket must be purchased for each individual. This allows us to capture all of the required attendee information.

However, you can purchase additional guest tickets for the networking event and for the Cocktail Reception/Awards Dinner. During the registration process you will be prompted to enter your guests names and email addresses.

If you have additional questions regarding registration or guest tickets, please email events@svn.com.

To register for the conference now, click here.

CAN I BRING A GUEST TO ....?

...THE CONFERENCE?

Non-SVN attendees who wish to attend the conference sessions are required to register and pay the Outside SVN Registration Fee. See the Eventbrite Registration site for details.

...THE NOT YOUR AVERAGE NETWORKING BEACH PARTY EVENT?

Yes, tickets can be purchased separately or with your conference registration on the Eventbrite Registration site. The cost for a guest ticket is $100.

...THE COCKTAIL RECEPTION AND AWARDS DINNER?

Yes, you can bring up to two (2) additional guests to the Cocktail Reception and Awards Dinner. Tickets can be purchased separately or with your conference registration on the Eventbrite Registration site. The cost for a guest ticket is $150.

HOW DO I CONTACT THE ORGANIZER WITH QUESTIONS?

If you have questions or would like additional information regarding the 2019 SVN Annual Conference, please email events@svn.com.

HOW CAN I RESERVE A HOTEL ROOM AND WHAT ARE THE RATES?

Each conference attendee is responsible for reserving his or her guest room. This years conference is being held at the La Quinta Resort & Spa.

Click here to make your room reservation and to take advantage of the SVN promotional room rate.

You will also be able to make your room reservation directly from the confirmation email you will receive upon successfully submitting your conference registration. To register for the conference now, click here.

SVN has negotiated a special discounted room rate with the La Quinta Resort & Club. The rate is $299.00 plus tax per night. Please Note: The discounted rate is available for a limited time. To take advantage of this discounted room rate, please make your reservations on or before February 5th, 2019.

CAN I ATTEND ONLY PART OF THE CONFERENCE?

We understand that sometimes conflicts arise and you find your schedule only allowing you to attend part of the conference.

Unfortunately, due to planning and logistics, we are unable to offer pro-rated or partial conference registrations.