What does it cost to be an attendee at the WBENC Summit & Salute?

Learn more about the cost to be an attendee here.

What are the key registration dates?

  • November 12, 2018 – Registration opens to the public.
  • January 22, 2019 – Early bird registration ends. Important note: WBENC-Certified WBEs who purchase a Summit Only or a Full Summit & Salute registration; WBENC-Certified WBE sponsors; and WBENC-Certified WBE sponsor guests must be registered by January 22, 2019 to be eligible to participate in the Procurement Opportunity Connection 1:1 MatchMaker meetings.
  • March 4, 2019 – Online registration closes. After this date, all registrations and payments will be handled on-site in Houston. This is also the final date to submit registration transfer requests.
  • March 11, 2019 – On-site registration opens at 8:00 AM and will close at 6:00 PM at the Marriott Marquis Houston. On-site registrations are available throughout the week and must be paid by company check or credit card. All on-site transactions are final.

As a sponsor, how do I add the names of the individuals who will be using our allotted registrations?

You can login through the online registration system and register individuals whom you designate as recipients of your company's allotted Summit & Salute registrations. This feature requires that you include their full name, company name, and email address as well as demographic information.

What is WBENC’s refund policy?

REFUND POLICY: All registration/ticket sales are final, no refunds will be issued. All sponsor package purchases are final and non-refundable.

Are individual attendee tickets transferable?

Paid registrations may be transferred to another individual at your organization if you notify WBENC in writing by March 4, 2019. Send transfer and substitution requests via email to wbenccustsvc@wbenc.org. Please include complete contact information for yourself as well as for the colleague who will be using the registration. All requests must be submitted in writing by March 4, 2019.

As a sponsor, I registered an individual for the Summit & Salute, now they are unable to attend. How can I transfer the registration?

You can login to the registration system to access your records and make changes to allotments or to purchase additional items. Sponsors can make changes to their allocated Summit & Salute registrations until March 4, 2019, when online registration closes.

Who do I contact with questions about the online registration process?

Call Customer Service toll free at 1-800-310-7554
International registrants, please call 240-439-2554

Hours of Operation:
9am-5pm, EST, Monday - Friday

Attendees – WBENCSummitattendees@experient-inc.com
Sponsors – WBENCSummitsponsors@experient-inc.com