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2022 Leadership and Innovation Summit

FAQs

November 16, 2022 November 19, 2022

FAQs

WHEN IS THE CONFERENCE?

The 2022 Leadership & Innovation Summit will take place Wednesday, November 16 - Saturday, November 19, 2022.


WHERE IS THE WIG 2022 LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION SUMMIT?

It will be held at the Caribe Royale Resort

Caribe Royale Resort
8101 World Center Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821, USA
Tel: +1 407-238-8000

Click here for the Hotel Website


REGISTRATION FEES

All registration fees are collected at time of registration via credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express).

Legislator Registration Fee for WIG's 2022 Leadership & Innovation Summit in Orlando is $150, and Florida women state legislators are offered complimentary "Host State Legislator Registration" to attend this event. Please note that all legislator attendees must complete registration in order to access the Legislator Travel Scholarship benefit.

WIG Board Members are entitled to complimentary registration and are eligible for the Legislator Travel Scholarship upon registration. Please contact WIG Managing Director, Maura LaGue if you have any questions.

Business Council, Associate Members and Sponsors are entitled to one or more complimentary registrations depending on level of support. Please contact Outreach & Development Manager, Laura Blake.

Individual Private Sector Registration is available for $850.


WHAT IS INCLUDED IN MY REGISTRATION?

Registration includes access to all regular sessions, meals and ancillary events as part of this year’s program. Registrants attending specific invitation-only events are not charged additional fees.


HOW DO I REGISTER?

To register yourself as an attendee for WIG's 2022 Leadership & Innovation Summit, please note the following:

Please enter your email address in the large text box at the bottom of this page and then click the large, green “Register Now” button. This will take you to the registration form to be completed and at the bottom of the form you will be prompted to choose your own password. Please note that you are are registering according to your appropriate registration Type: WIG Board Member, Legislator, Non-Paying Attendee (Business Council, Associate Member, Event Sponsor or Reciprocal Organization tracks) or Paid Private Sector Attendee.

Please note that the registration site includes the ability to log back in and edit a completed registration. For any changes you need to make after you’ve submitted the form please click the “Already Registered?….” area and then, after logging in, you will see everything previously entered.

If you are submitting multiple registrations, please select 'Logout' (found to the left of the form, underneath the 'Edit Registration' option) once you have finished each one. This will return you to the site and allow you to register the next person using the same browser.


HOW DO I BOOK MY HOTEL RESERVATION?

Registrants are provided a link to make reservations at the host hotel, Caribe Royale Resort, and access Women In Government’s room block rate of $199 + tax during the registration process. RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY THE ROOM BLOCK CUT-OFF DATE OF FRIDAY OCTOBER 21, 2022 IN ORDER TO SECURE WIG’S ROOM BLOCK RATE.

Speakers do not need to register. Please email event staff for any hotel needs or logistical queries.


WHOM SHOULD I CONTACT IF I HAVE SPECIAL DIETARY NEEDS OR ALLERGIES?

Please list any special dietary needs or allergies in the Special Requests section while registering for the conference or by email by clicking here.


CONFERENCE CODE OF CONDUCT

All conference attendees are expected to be respectful of the opinions and time of fellow attendees, presenters and conference and venue staff, and agree to abide by Women In Government’s Conference Code of Conduct.


LEGISLATOR TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP POLICY

Legislator Travel Scholarships are available on a first-come/first-served basis to registered women state legislators in the form of post-conference reimbursement up to $1,000 for eligible travel costs.

Reimbursement forms will be available electronically and onsite. All eligible scholarship recipients must submit signed reimbursement forms and receipts to Women In Government no later than Tuesday, January 3, 2023.


HEALTH & SAFETY PROTOCOLS

Women In Government follows the health and safety rules of the host venue, city and state in place during our events. Please note that WIG does not require proof of Covid vaccination to attend our conferences, but restaurants and other venues in the area may. Attendees may want to keep proof of Covid vaccination on hand at all times while planning your non-conference free time.


TRAVEL PLANNING AND GETTING TO THE HOTEL

Please refer to the agenda to note start and end times the conference and any invitation-only events that you are attending so that you can plan your arrival and departure travel and free time accordingly.

Hotel Check-In/Out: Check-In is 4:00pm EST and Check-Out is 11:00am EST.

Getting to the Conference Hotel: The closest airport to the Caribe Royale Resort is Orlando International Airport (MCO) 17 miles away. The Caribe Royale Resort does not offer airport shuttle service.

Caribe Royale Resort Address: 8101 World Center Dr Orlando, FL 32821

Ride Share/Taxi: Uber/LYFT/Taxi are available with rates varying depending on time and demand

Driving: Self-Parking and Valet Parking are available. Please see the Caribe Royale Resort website for current fees and other information.


WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY?

Legislators, if you need to cancel, please notify Women In Government immediately if you are unable to attend so that we may award your scholarship to another legislator. Kindly send notice of your cancellation by email by clicking here no later than Friday, October 21, 2022.

Registration fee may be refunded as follows: 100% of registration fee is refunded if cancellation is made by 10/5/2022. $100 of registration fee is refunded for cancellations received from 10/6-11/5/2022. After 11/6/2022, no registration fee is refunded. Registrants who transferred a credit from the 2022 National Legislative Conference but cannot attend the Leadership & Innovation Summit and who will not be serving in legislature in 2023 will be refunded 100% of the registration fee.

Attendees cancelling event registration are responsible for cancelling their hotel accommodations and travel.


WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE / ATTIRE FOR THE CONFERENCE?

Business casual is recommended during the conference. Also, some receptions may be held outside, so remember to pack a sweater or jacket.


ONSITE CONFERENCE CHECK-IN

All conference programming will take place at the Caribe Royale Orlando. Please come to the Women In Government 2022 Leadership & Innovation Summit Registration Desk in the Palms Foyer in the conference center to pick up your name badge and conference materials.


SOCIAL MEDIA

Please stay connected with WIG for all conference updates as they are announced and share this event with your colleagues! WIG may be found on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn using event hashtag #WIG2022. Or visit our website Women In Government’s website: www.womeningovernment.org.


POST-EVENT SURVEY

Please be sure to fill out the post-event survey following the conference. Your feedback is important as WIG develops future programs and events.