FAQs

Members of the Media:

Looking to interview on of the speakers prior to the conference or to get a media pass for the conference?

Please contact us through this link and we will be happy to assist you.

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Information changes frequently as speakers are booked for the conference: please join our e-mail list and blog for updates throughout the year.

A: Attendees are generally in business or business-casual attire. You will be networking and moving from main ballroom to breakout sessions during the day so wear comfortable and appropriate shoes and clothing. We recommend a small handbag, as you will receive a tote with program materials at registration as an attendee.
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First, please check your spam/junk folders and if you are unable to locate your registration than E-mail us with the subject line, "Am I Registered?".

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At check-in (7:30 am – 8:15 am) the day of the conference, you will receive your badge and conference tote. After 8:15 am please see the Information desk for your badge. Please help us stay green; recycle your name badge, drop them in the red boxes as you exit.

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Once you register, you have purchased a non-refundable admission. You may however, find a replacement attendee for your admission. Replacement Names must be submitted via e-mail to wlc@baypath.edu by March 28, 2014. Please indicate the original person and the correct contact information for the replacing person. After March 28, changes must be made at the information desk.

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Seating is on a first come/first served basis except for sponsor-prepaid tables or group-prepaid tables. Those who have assigned tables should consult volunteers in the ballroom (or check at the information desk) to find the location of their tables.

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Continental breakfast, lunch (a limited number are vegetarian), Keynote and Breakout Speakers, Health & Wellness Center, Career & Networking Center and the Exhibitor Halls in the upper and lower levels and coffee/tea throughout the day compliments of our sponsor, WBMason. 

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Any requests that need to be made due to special needs must be made in writing and received by April 1, 2014. Please e-mail with subject line, Special Accommodations to wlc@baypath.edu

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There are two rooms for nursing mother use. One on the upper level and one on the lower level. Please ask volunteers or staff for the locations on site.

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During the day of the conference please check at the Information Desk for lost items. After the conference, please contact the MassMutual Center lost and found.

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Attendees are eligible for 6 Continuing Education Units (CEU) or for 6 qualifying hours through the Board of Registration in Public Accountancy only, for full day attendance at this conference. To obtain credit, please turn in your name badge at the end of the conference to the Information Desk with handwritten – Need CEU Certificate and include your email address/mailing address on the back of the badge.

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We offer both a meat and vegan option for lunch in the ballroom. You will need to indicate your choice when registering for the conference. Please let your server know you selected the vegan option. We also over a vegan option for the exhibitors. Please indicate this on your registration. 

The Vegan entrée is 100% VEGAN, without dairy, beef, casein, whey, etc. The CenterPlate kitchen staff prepares the VEGAN meals in a separate area of the kitchen; always wearing gloves, hats, etc. There will be no cross contamination for those concerned with allergies.

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Per-order and purchase your books from Follette the Bay Path College Bookstore and get a 15% discount. The books can be picked up prior to the conference or will be waiting for you at conference. The day of the Conference books will have a 10% discount. 

Call 413.565.1311 or email bookstore@baypath.edu.

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Check out our sponsor web page for details or e-mail wlc@baypath.edu.

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Check out our exhibitor web page for details or e-mail wlc@baypath.edu.

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Check out our web page for details or e-mail wlc@baypath.edu.

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We highly recommend you carpool with a friend or friends and split the parking fee! 

Springfield Parking Authority garages, which include the Civic Center, Columbus Circle, and I-91 North and South garages are open all day for easy walking access to the MassMutual Center. For more information call the Springfield Parking Authority at (413) 787-6118 or click here for rates http://www.parkspa.com/ 

Street parking is limited and on an hourly basis.

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The Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place is offering a special discounted rate of $99.00 (plus tax) to Conference attendees. Deadline for Reservations is March 1, 2013. Please mention that you are attending the Women’s Leadership Conference when making your reservation. 

Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place
One Monarch Place
Springfield MA, 01104
Phone: (413) 781-1010