FAQs 


I REGISTERED ONLINE, WHAT HAPPENS NOW?

First of all, thanks for registering! At checkout you will receive the option of getting a physical ticket through the mail, an e-ticket that can be printed, or a mobile ticket that can be accessed from your phone. You will receive an email confirmation after registration. Bring your ticket to the first session, and you will receive a wrist band for the remainder of the conference.  

 

DOES REGISTRATION COVER THE COST FOR THE ENTIRE CONFERENCE?

Yes, registration covers all sessions of the conference.

IS MY REGISTRATION REFUNDABLE?

Event registration is non-refundable, but fully transferable. You are welcome to gift your registration to someone else in the event that you cannot make it yourself. If an emergency arises, we will review refunds on a case-by-case basis.

 

CAN I REGISTER FOR JUST ONE OF THE SESSIONS?

At this time, registration covers the entire conference. 

CAN I RESERVE SEATS FOR ME AND/OR MY GROUP?

Seating will be on a first come , first served basis for all attendees, including groups.

 

ARE MEALS INCLUDED WITH MY REGISTRATION?

Meals are not included in conference registration. However, there are plenty of great local restaurants within walking distance of The Armory. Visit the bottom of this page for some of our recommendations in the area. Coffee, water, and light refreshments will be available for purchase at the venue. No outside food or drink is allowed in the auditorium.  

 

WHEN SHOULD I PLAN TO ARRIVE?

Check-in begins at 5:30 pm on the first day of the conference. Doors will open at 6:15 pm for the first session. All attendees will be emailed a detailed schedule of events prior to October 24th.

 

WHAT'S THE PARKING SITUATION?

For our daytime sessions on Friday, metered parking is available on Washington and Central Ave. Trinity Church on Lark St. has a parking lot available for $5 a day.  Free parking in available in Washington Park and a few blocks away fromThe Washington Armory. We will email everyone a detailed list of Parking areas the week of the conference.

 

For evening sessions and all day Saturday, parking is available at the lot located at 208 Washington Ave., as well as any Park Albany Lot in downtown Albany.  

IS THE VENUE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE?

Yes. Early entry will also be offered to attendees with disabilities. Simply pull up to the front entrance with your emergency flashers on, and someone from our Host Team will assist you.

WILL THERE BE SECURITY?

Yes. All bags will be checked upon entry at each session. Parking lot attendants will be available to escort you to your vehicle, if needed. Please allow extra time to go through the security line.

 

The following is not allowed in the venue: weapons, illegal substances, alcohol, tobacco/e-cigarettes, outside food/drink, and video cameras (cell phone cameras are allowed). 

 

 

Have more questions? Please contact us at conference@citychurchalbany.com

RESTAURANTS 

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