1. What is the official schedule of the 33rd Annual SCIP International Conference & Exhibition?
Pre-conference workshops: Monday, May 14, 2018 from 8:30am until 4:30pm* and Tuesday, May 15 from 8:45am until 11:45am*
(additional registration fee required)
General Session start time: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 1:20pm*
Conference end time: Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 12:45pm*
*The above times are subject to change.
2. Where is the 33rd Annual SCIP International Conference & Exhibition going to be held?
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
1000 Buena Vista Dr
Orlando, FL 32830
Tel: (407) 939-1000
3. What is Orlando, Florida, Time Zone?
Orlando, Florida, time zone is Eastern Standard Time
4. How do I make hotel reservations?
To book a room online, click here or call (407) 939-4357 and ask for the Strategic & Competitive Intelligence Professionals or SCIP rate of $189 per night.
There is a discounted rate of $189 per night if booked by April 11, 2018.
5. What should I do for transportation?
Use the hotel's complimentary shuttle service from the airport - https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/guest-services/magical-express/ or take a taxi.
6. How do I get my badge and event material?
For Monday Workshops: 8:00am - 4:30pm*
On Tuesday: 7:45am - 5:30pm*
On Wednesday: 7:30am - 5:00pm*
Please remember to maintain your badge for the duration of the event
*These times are subject to change
7. What is the dress code?
Conference - Business Casual
Night of Networking on Monday - Dress Code is Casual
Wine & Dine on Tuesday - Dress Code is Casual
8. What is the climate?
The high temperature in Orlando, Florida in mid May averages highs of 72F, and with lows around 65F.
9. Are meals included in my registration?
Monday: Full Day and Morning workshop participants only: Continental breakfast, networking refreshment breaks and lunch
Tuesday: For those participating in a workshop: Continental breakfast, networking lunch, networking breaks and an evening reception with hors d'oeuvres
Tuesday: For those not participating in a workshop: Networking breaks and an evening reception with hors d'oeuvres
Wednesday: Continental breakfast, networking lunch, networking breaks and an evening reception with hors d'oeuvres
Thursday: Continental breakfast, and networking breaks
Please note the Networking Activities on Monday and Tuesday evenings are not included in the registration fee. To sign up, please add your chosen activities as a la carte items through the registration process, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment must be received prior to the start of the event. You may also sign up on-site at the event at the SCIP registration desk, but please note the activities may be sold out at that time as space is limited.
10. May I bring a guest to the evening receptions or networking activities?
Please send all requests prior to the event to email@example.com. Signing up for guests to attend evening receptions/networking activities on site is subject to availability at that time
Bringing a guest will incur an additional fee.
11. Will I be able to give feedback for the event?
We value your feedback and will include a form in your event materials. We ask that you return this form to us at the SCIP registration desk.
12. Will I be able to access the presentations and event photographs post event?
You will receive access information in your event materials, as well as in a post event email. Please allow 2 weeks for presentations to be posted.
13. I have a question about SCIP membership!
Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or dial 703-739-0696.
14. Additional questions?
Please reach out to or dial 703-739-0696.