Frequently Asked Questions
1. Where and when will Conference Registration take place?
Registration tables will be located in the lobby of the Renaissance Waverly Hotel on Sunday, April 29 from 6:00-8:00pm. Delegates who arrive late Sunday Evening may register on Monday, April 30 from 7:00-8:00am (prior to the Opening Session) outside the Pre-Function Area.
2. If something comes up can I cancel my registration?
Should extenuating circumstances arise, you may cancel your conference registration up to 48 hours before the Sunday evening registration without penalty. After that time, we will be unable to reimburse (or waive) your conference registration fee. Emergency circumstances will be reviewed by the Executive Territorial Human Resources Director as necessary.
- What about cancelling my hotel?
Hotel Cancellation will be guided by the Renaissance Waverly Hotel’s Cancellation Policy. See the Hotel Website for more information. Any charges incurred by late cancellation or “no show” at the hotel will be billed back to the local unit, as applicable.
- Where is the hotel located?
North of Atlanta near the western junction of I-75 and I-285. For the exact address see the hotel website.
- Will I have internet?
Yes. Internet is free of charge in your room and free Wi-Fi is available in the hotel lobby. Internet will not be available for personal use in the conference center session rooms or pre-function area.
- How much is parking at the hotel?
There is no charge for parking at the hotel.
- What is the Conference Attire?
Business casual dress is appropriate throughout the conference for employees and everyday office uniforms are acceptable for Officers (i.e. tunics are optional). Casual attire is appropriate for any personal time in the schedule.
- Ground Transportation.
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9. Will there be local restaurants near the hotel?
Yes. The hotel is attached to a covered walkway that connects the hotel to the Cumberland Mall. Several restaurants are available within walking distance of the area.
- Will I receive Continuing Education Units?
Yes. For those delegates who hold PHR/SPHR/GPHR certification you will receive CEU credits (the number is yet to be determined) through the HRCI. You must have 100% participation, including the Key Note Dinner. More information will follow.
For delegates from the Southern Territory, the EBC will also process attendance in order to earn your Salvation Army CEU credits. Delegates from other territories will need to speak with their respective training colleges regarding transferability of CEUs. All delegates will receive a certificate of participation.
- Are there opportunities to volunteer?
Absolutely! Check out the volunteer page on the website to find out more information.
- Are meals covered in my conference registration?
A continental breakfast will be provided each day of the conference. Lunch will be provided Monday through Wednesday. Dinner will only be provided as a part of the Monday evening Keynote; you are responsible for your own evening meals the rest of the conference.
- What should I bring?
In an effort to reduce conference expenses, we ask that you bring your own writing utensils, pad folio or notebook and a bag to carry conference materials.
- What time can I check in to the hotel? Can I ask for a late check out?
Check the Hotel website to make specific arrangements and to find out when you may check in.
- Why does the hotel ask for a credit card?
The credit card will only be used for incidentals and to reserve your room. You will not be charged for your room.