FAQs | International Corporate Citizenship Conference
FAQs | International Corporate Citizenship Conference
Below are frequently asked questions about the International Corporate Citizenship Conference. After reviewing this page, if you still have questions, please feel free to contact us firstname.lastname@example.org.
What can I expect to get out of the conference?
Premiere networking: Connect with professionals from leading corporations from diverse industries and geographic regions. Exchange ideas, experiences, and challenges with a knowledgeable and committed network of corporate citizenship experts.
Valuable tools and frameworks: Through interactive sessions, participants will learn new methods and techniques to help build their capacity for developing integrated corporate citizenship strategies and programs.
Access to cutting edge research:
Learn about current education and research initiatives.
Collect the latest Center publications and research reports.
Connect with Center staff to access case studies, best practice learning, and presentations from both the Center and leading corporations.
Learn from your peers and share challenges in a more intimate setting throughout the conference.
Who should attend the conference?
Participants are responsible for their company's community and business strategies and typically represent more than 350 companies, traveling from more than two dozen countries. Attendees' areas of responsibility may include:
Environment, Health & Safety
Corporate Social Responsibility
Please note that registration is open exclusively to corporate citizenship practitioners inside of companies. Nonprofit professionals, consultants, media, students, and academics are not typically a part of our participant mix unless they are a content partner. If you have questions about your eligibility to attend the conference or would like to request special consideration, please email email@example.com.
How can I contribute to the conference?
The Center depends on sponsorship to help sustain our efforts in providing you with the most compelling research and learning opportunities. If your organization would like to consider sponsoring this year's program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The best way to educate your organization on corporate citizenship is by attending the International Corporate Citizenship Conference. Invite members of your team, senior management, and those who need to know more about driving a corporate citizenship agenda. We offer team discounts for groups of three or more.
Can I get Boston College credit for attending the conference?
No. Participation in the International Corporate Citizenship Conference is not applicable toward completion of one of the Center's certificate programs.
Where is the conference being held?
The 2018 Conference will be held at the Beverly Hilton, 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 on April 8-10, 2018.
Do I need to make my own hotel reservations?
Yes, each attendee must make his/her own hotel room reservation. We will provide more details as we approach the conference date, in the meantime, please contact email@example.com with questions.
What is the suggested attire for the conference?
The stated dress code is business casual; however, we encourage all attendees to dress as they feel comfortable. Hotel meeting spaces are often well air conditioned, so please dress appropriately.
Can I bring a guest to the dinner events?
Unfortunately, due to space restrictions, we are unable to allow non-conference attendees to attend the conference functions.
How do I register for the conference?
Registration for the 2018 Conference will open in September 2017. Please subscribe to Center emails to be notified the moment registration begins.
As a reminder, registration is open exclusively to corporate citizenship practitioners and CSR professionals inside of companies. Nonprofit professionals, consultants, media and academics are not typically part of our participant mix unless they are a content partner. If you have questions about your eligibility to attend the conference or would like to request special consideration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I change an existing registration?
All changes to registration information must be submitted in writing. If at any time you need to update a piece of information submitted on your registration form, please email email@example.com. This can be done any time prior to the conference. You will receive an email confirmation of your changes.
Beyond the early registration and member discounts, there are additional types of discounts available for conference registrants: Sponsor, Team, and New Member discounts.
Sponsor Discount: If your organization is a conference sponsor you are eligible for a $200 discount on the listed registration fees. To find out if your organization is a Conference sponsor, please visit our Conference Sponsor page.
Team Discount: 3+ Registrations receive $100 off per registration at current rate. 6+ Registrations receive 7th Registration FREE in addition to $100 off per registration at current rate
New Member Discount: Registrants qualify for the new member discount if their company joined BCCCC on or after March 1, 2017. If you are unsure of your join date contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is my company a conference sponsor?
To find out if your organization is a conference sponsor, please visit our Conference Sponsor page where you will find a complete sponsor list in addition to information on how to become a sponsor for the 2018 conference.
What are the benefits of sponsoring the conference and how do I become a sponsor?
There are many benefits to becoming a sponsor for the 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference, including (but not limited to) promotional opportunities, targeted exposure, complimentary registrations, and a discount for all company registrations. The benefits received correspond directly to the level of sponsorship your company chooses. Please visit the Sponsorship page to learn more.
My organization became a sponsor after I registered for the conference, can I still receive the discount?
Yes. Please email email@example.com to inquire about refund or credit options.
How will I receive confirmation that I am registered?
You will receive an email acknowledgement from the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship confirming your registration. If you do not receive a confirmation, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I cancel my registration for the conference?
Any cancelation requests need to be emailed to email@example.com. Confirmed conference registrants canceling before January 26, 2018 will receive a full refund. Any cancellations between January 27, 2018 and before February 23, 2018 will be subject to a $500 cancellation fee. Confirmed registrants who cancel after February 23rd or fail to attend will be charged the entire conference fee. Registrations are transferable to other associates within your organization but cannot be transferred towards a Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship certificate course or a future conference. There is a $100 fee for transfers after February 23, 2018.
Is my conference registration transferable?
Yes. Registrations are transferable to other associates within your organization. Simply email firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate that your registration will be transferred and we will provide instructions for your replacement colleague's registration. Any transfer after February 23, 2018 will be subject to a $100 transfer fee. Please note: While registration for the 2018 conference can be transferred from person to person within an organization, registration cannot be transferred to a Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship certificate course or future conference.
How do I pay for my conference registration?
Most conference participants choose to pay by credit card at the time of registration. Payments by credit card must be made using our online secure server. Some exceptions apply and those will be handled on a case-by-case basis. All conference registration payments must be received on or before Monday, March 13, 2018.
I have a question that is not listed on this site, how do I contact the Center?
Feel free to contact email@example.com with any additional questions or concerns not addressed on this website.
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