Newforma Global

User Conference

September 30th – October 3rd 2024
Orlando, Florida

FAQ

Need more info? Find the answers to your frequently asked questions here. For further assistance, please contact your account manager or the event support team at info@newformaworld.com

Event Essentials:

When does the conference begin?

The conference kicks off on Monday, September 30th, with registration opening at 7 AM

What’s happening on Monday?

Monday features workshops from 8:30 AM to 5 PM, followed by a dinner for workshop attendees. Additionally, there’s a PAB Dinner from 6 PM to 9 PM at Old Hickory Steakhouse.

What about the other days?
  • Tuesday, October 1st: Guest arrivals with registration opening at 7 AM, workshops, and a welcome reception on the Event Lawn from 6 PM to 8:30 PM (Food and beverage included).
  • Wednesday, October 2nd: Registration opening at 7 AM, networking breakfast, keynote/general session, and an evening networking dinner.
  • Thursday, October 3rd: Networking breakfast, more sessions, lunch, optional offsite activities including the Newforma World 2nd annual golf scramble from 3 PM to 6:30 PM (for pre-registered participants). The day concludes with a Farewell BBQ.
Can I still catch the event virtually?

Unfortunately, no, Newforma World 2024 is an in-person event.

Will session recordings be available post-event?

No. Only those registered will have access to the sessions.

Any chance to snag those enlightening PPT presentations?

Yes, the presentations will be made available for attendees.

Need more details? Who’s the go-to person for info on Newforma World 2024?

For further assistance, please contact your account manager or the event support team at info@newformaworld.com

Registration and Perks:

What’s the scoop on registration pass prices?

Registration fees vary. Refer to our registration page for detailed pricing information. At a glance: Each pass costs $1095. Additionally, you can take advantage of $895 USD early bird pricing (Expires May 12, 2024)

What’s packed into the registration pass?

The pass includes access to specified workshops for those who chose the pre-conference workshop sessions. For all attendees regardless of your admission your pass includes:

  1. Attendance to all keynote sessions
  2. Access to integration partner hall
  3. Breakfasts, lunches and dinners during the event
  4. Welcome reception on October 1st
  5. Onsite Networking dinner with live entertainment on October 2nd
  6. Farewell BBQ on October 3rd
  7. Discounted hotel room rates at the Gaylord Palms (discounted rates extend 3 days before and after the conference)
  8. Discounted rates for admission to Disney Parks (See ‘Venue’ page)
  9. Certification for those attending the pre-conference workshops
How can I justify my attendance with my manager?

Use this justification letter template (NFW2024_Request-for-Approval_Letter.docx) to support your attendance request.

Travel & Stay:

International traveler? Tell me about visa requirements.

Kindly examine the United States entry prerequisites online applicable to citizens from your country. We highly encourage you to contact your local US embassy or consulate for more detailed information. Should you require an invitation letter for your US visa, please submit your request to hauger@newforma.com

Tell me what hotel the event is taking place at and tell me more about the fees.

The conference will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Orlando, FL – 6000 West Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, FL, 34746 – (407) 586-0000.

To visit the room block page, click here.

  1. $255/night + taxes & fees (Single/Double Occupancy)
  2. $20/night additional charge per person (Triple/quad occupancy)
  3. Children 12 & under are free when occupying the same room as their parents
    1. The total tax collection is presently 14.5%,
    2. The prevailing daily resort fee of $38 will be added to the guest room rate. This rate will include several in-room amenities which will include:
      1. Resort Wide Internet Access” includes
        1. Enhanced in-room wireless Internet Access for up to six (6) devices
        2. Basic Wireless Internet Access in Public Areas and Convention Center on a Shared Network
      2. Two (2) bottled waters replenished daily in your guest room
      3. Scheduled shuttle service to Walt Disney World® Theme Parks & Disney Springs®
      4. Two (2) pieces of Dry-Cleaning Daily
      5. Admittance for two (2) people to Yoga Classes – Offered twice a day, seven (7) days a week

Sponsorship Opportunities:

How can my company become a sponsor or exhibitor at Newforma World 2024?

Become a sponsor/exhibitor by completing the form on our ‘Sponsorship’ page. Upon form submission, we will send you the Sponsorship Prospectus. * Limited opportunities available.

Certification Queries:

What’s on the agenda for certification courses at Newforma World 2024?

In this years Newforma World workshop we’ll deep dive into a feature comparison between Newforma Project Center and Newforma Konekt.  Learn all about how the activities, workflows, formats, etc., compare and contrast between how your teams do things today in Newforma Project Center and how they work in Newforma Konekt so you can guide your project teams to the right tool at the right time.  Learn when and how to migrate projects into Newforma Konekt.  If you got certified as a Newforma Project Implementation Specialist during last year’s Newforma World workshops we’ll be adding to your specialty.

Is there a separate registration for certification?

No, to register for the workshops, check the box that indicates you would like to attend the workshops during the registration process.

Networking & fun:

What’s the social scene like at Newforma World 2024?

Social/Networking Opportunities: 

Welcome Reception: 

  • Date & Time: Monday, September 30th, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM 
  • Details: Kick off the conference with our Welcome Reception on the Event Lawn. Enjoy drinks and heavy appetizers while mingling with fellow attendees. 

PAB Dinner: 

  • Date & Time: Monday, September 30th, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 
  • Details: Join us at the Old Hickory Steakhouse for a special dinner exclusively for PAB members. 

Networking Dinner: 

  • Date & Time: Wednesday, October 2nd, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM 
  • Details: Engage in networking during the dinner event, where you can connect with industry professionals over a delightful meal. 

Newforma World Bash: 

  • Date & Time: Wednesday, October 2nd, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM 
  • Details: Join us for a lively party with live music, entertainment, and drinks. This promises to be a memorable night of networking and fun. 

Farewell BBQ: 

  • Date & Time: Thursday, October 3rd – 7 PM – 9 PM
  • Details: Conclude the conference with a Farewell BBQ, providing a final opportunity for networking and camaraderie. 

Daily Meals and Breaks: 

  • Breakfast: Available Every Morning 
  • Lunch: Available Daily 
  • Dinners: Available Daily 
  • Breaks: Scheduled Throughout Each Day 

Dietary requirements:

What if I have food restrictions?

When registering, kindly specify any dietary restrictions. This information, along with your name, will be shared with the venue to ensure a customized meal for you. Upon arriving at any meal, please notify a server so they can promptly serve your designated meal.

Policies & Photo release:

Am I destined for fame? Any chance of being recorded or photographed?

Newforma will engage in recording, photographing, transcribing, filming, or similar activities at the Conference. By participating, you acknowledge and grant Newforma and its affiliates, agents, employees, and assign an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free right and worldwide license, in perpetuity. This includes the right to reproduce, edit, publish, distribute, or translate, for any purpose related to their business, any part of the following items related to the Conference:

  1. Still photographs.
  2. Audio or video recordings made/taken of you, your voice, or likeness.
  3. Your name, likeness, and biographical information
  4. Any materials (electronic or hard copy) submitted or presented by you, including materials submitted via social media handles.
What is Newforma World’s cancellation policy?

If you wish to cancel your event registration, you can do so before 11:59 p.m. EST on September 2, 2024. In this case, Newforma will issue a refund of your pass purchase price, minus a $50 transaction fee for any cancellation received by the specified date. However, no refunds will be issued for any cancellations received after this deadline. If you are unable to attend, you may transfer your registration to another individual within your organization. Cancellation requests must be sent to hauger@newforma.com. Kindly be aware that the refund process may take up to 30 business days.