Techweek Help Center

– Registration- Tickets, Price and Discounts, Press, Sponsorship

-Launch, Speaker summit, TW 100, Volunteering, Techweek 2017

– All Attendees, Exhibitors, Launch participants, Speakers

To know more about each section, please click on Tabs below:

Note: the following FAQs pertain mostly to Techweek Kansas City. We will continue to update this page before each conference.

Registration-Tickets, Price and Discounts

What are the dates for tickets to go on sale for each city?
Typically tickets go on sale 90 days before each conference

Can tickets be purchased under the company name and used by multiple people across events?
No they cannot be purchased.

What is the difference between Entrepreneur and Executive tickets?
You can see more on the tickets page but the main difference is fest passes don’t grant access to the summit.

Do I need to bring my printed pass to each event?
No, you do not need to bring your paper pass to each event. Each event listed on the schedule will also feature a badge pickup on site. Simply bring your printed pass or show the ticket confirmation on your smart phone, and a Techweek Team Member will give you your pass for the rest of the week.

Please remember that some events do have limited capacity, so always visit our schedule and RSVP for any event you wish to attend. Techweek Kansas City Schedule

Where can I pick up my pass?
You can pick up your pass at every Techweek event.

Which events for TW Kansas City are covered under each ticket type?
You can see more on this page: Techweek.com/kansascity-schedule/

Can we cancel the ticket and get a refund?
Yes, please contact Brad@techweek.com

How do I enter my ticket information into the website in order to sign up for events?
Please make sure you are logged into your Sched account on our website, select the event you wish to attend, and select “Click here to add to my Sched”

What if an event is full on the schedule?
Please try to arrive early and our team will do its very best to accommodate you.

Can a ticket be transferred?
Please contact Brad@techweek.com

Is it possible to upgrade a ticket to All-access?
Please contact Brad@techweek.com

Can international applicants receive an invitation to help obtain the visa?
Please contact Tyler@techweek.com

I would like to register someone to attend, but I don’t know who will be attending from my company yet. What do I do?
Please email brad@techweek.com

How can I register a group of people?
Please email brad@techweek.com

Do you offer student/ university discounts?
Yes, please use the code “StudentDiscount” for 20% off any pass and please bring your student ID

Are there special discount/ promotion offers?
This depends on timing, sometimes yes sometimes no. Please contact brad@techweek.com for more details.

Press

How do I apply for a press pass?
If you would like to attend one of our conferences with press credentials please apply at http://techweek.com/press-pass/apply/

When will I find out if I was accepted for a press pass?
2-3 weeks before each conference

What are the rules for capturing photos and video?
You may take your own photos at the conference, however, Techweek owns rights to all raw photos within 48 hours of the event.

Can I record audio from the speaking sessions?
Yes. We do allow video and audio recording of speaker sessions.

How many complimentary passes do I get?
We limit the complimentary passes to one pass per person per application. If more than one person from your publication would like to attend, they have to apply for a press pass as well. Press passes for each publication will be limited based on the publications audience reach.”}”>We limit the complimentary passes to one pass per person per application. If more than one person from your publication would like to attend, they have to apply for a press pass as well. Press passes for each publication will be limited based on the publication’s audience reach.

Can I bring my own photographer or videographer?
You may bring your own photographer and/or videographer to the event. If you would like to bring a photographer or videographer they must apply for a press pass as well. Techweek owns rights to all raw photos within 48 hours of the event.

What does my press pass give me access to?
Press passes will give you access to the entire conference, not including VIP areas.

Can I schedule interviews with speakers?
Speaker interviews will vary on speaker agreements. If you would like to interview one of our speakers, please notify press@techweek.com and they will contact the speaker to schedule an interview.

Is there a media room?
Yes. Seating and tables are available first come, first serve basis. Media room hours align with the Conference and Expo.

Sponsor

How can I become a sponsor or exhibit at Techweek?
If you are interested in hosting a sponsored event, getting brand exposure, promoting your technology or exhibiting at the expo, contact us at sales@techweek.com or complete the online form here: http://techweek.com/sponsor/.

What are the booth dimensions?
The booth dimensions depend on the type of booth you purchase. To find out more information contact sales@techweek.com

How many complimentary passes do I get with my sponsorship or booth?
Complimentary passes are based on your sponsorship or package deal. You can find out more from one of our sales team members at sales@techweek.com

What is the cancellation policy?
Once the contract is signed there is no refund. All sales are final and we do not accept cancellations. If you fail to appear then your booth can be resold to another company by Techweek or will remain closed.

I live in one city, but my booth is in another. Can I ship my booth materials to the venue?
Yes, of course! You can find this and all other deliverables questions in the Exhibitor Manual. Please contact your sales rep if you have any further questions.

LAUNCH

What is the eligibility criteria to apply?
To apply, the firm must be less than 3 years old, raised less than $3mm in funding, and have less than 15 employees

What is the deadline to Launch application?
Please email James.simonian@techweek.com for further details

When will the applications for cities be open?
Applications open typically 30-45 days before each conference

How do I know my application status? When will the nominations be announced?
Nominations will be announced typically about 10-14 days before each conference

Can we apply in more than one city?
Yes, you can!

Does our company get complimentary passes?
Yes, each team will get complimentary passes

Speaker Summit

What is the criteria to be a speaker at the Summit?
There is no criteria, we’re always looking for thought leaders and innovators in each city

Can I nominate someone/ client for the session?
Yes, please submit on this page http://techweek.com/summit/

What is the deadline to submit speaker nomination?
Typically we finalise the schedule ~60 days before each conference

When will the nominations for cities be open?
They are currently open!

How do I know my application status? When will the nominations be announced?
Please email Ariella@techweek.com

Do I get complimentary passes?
Yes, speakers will receive All Access passes

Techweek100

When is the deadline to apply for the Techweek100?
The deadline to apply is 2 months prior to each techweek

If I am a speaker, will I be automatically added to Techweek100?
No, you would not be.

When will the nominations for cities be open?
They are currently open!

How do I know my application status? When will the nominations be announced?
Typically the 100 is announced 30-45 days before each Techweek

What is the criteria?
Please visit this page http://techweek.com/techweek100/

How can I apply?
Please visit this page http://techweek.com/techweek100/

If I was on the Techweek100 list last year will I automatically be featured this year?
To continually highlight new leaders in the tech community our team implements a 50/50 rule, 50% new and 50% Techweek100 Alumni.

What do I get if I am on the Techweek100?
Techweek100 members are invited to the Techweek Conference and Expo as Black Pass holders, your name, title and headshot added to the city’s Techweek100 page, and a personalized Techweek100 Mint Julep cup.

Do I have to speak if I am on the Techweek100?
No. However, Techweek100 members are encouraged to speak at any conference, and may fill out a request to speak at techweek.com/speak if they desire.

Can I be nominated for a city’s Techweek100 list even if I do not live in that city? (Example: I live in Chicago, but I was nominated for New York)
Please nominate only those who represent the area or surrounding area that they operate in.

Can I share my nomination on social media platforms?
Yes! We encourage it. If you would like to share your nomination please mention the appropriate city Twitter handle (@TechweekCHI, @TechweekDET, @TechweekMIA, @TechweekLA, @TechweekKC @TechweekNYC) and use the hashtag #Techweek100(city abbreviation).

Can I nominate myself?
Of course! We do not discourage anyone from nominating themselves for the Techweek100 lists.

If I am selected, may I choose or change my title or headshot on the Techweek page?
All Techweek100 members have the right to choose their own headshot (must be appropriate) and title if they do not approve of the one our team has selected. Please contact info@techweek.com if this is an issue.

All Attendees

How do I RSVP for events?
Plese make sure you are logged into your Sched account on our website, select the event you wish to attend, and select “Click here to add to my Sched”

Where can I pick up my pass?
You can pick up your pass at every Techweek event.

What is the physical location of each Techweek?
Techweek will take place over the course of 5 days at various locations. You can see more by visiting our schedule

Where can I park during the events?
Unfortunately most events don’t have free parking, please plan to pay for street parking.

Exhibitors

How early can I set up my booth?
You may start setting up your booth the morning of each conference. We usually ask exhibitors to come at least two hours in advance to make sure their display is ready.

Do you have the list of all Exhibitors?
Yes, please visit http://techweek.com/sponsor/

Does someone have to be at my table at all times?
Yes. Someone must be at your table at all times.

What do I need to bring?
Each LAUNCH competitor MUST submit their PowerPoint presentation two weeks before each conference. The PowerPoints will be presented by the top five selected LAUNCH competitors. In addtition, bring any promotional materials that you feel exemplify your company.

Will a table be provided for me?
Yes. Techweek will provide a table for every LAUNCH competitor.

Can I bring a banner or sign?
Yes, you can as long as it fits in your area.

Launch Participants

Is electricity provided at my table?
Yes. Electricity will be provided at each LAUNCH table.

What if I get to the second round of jugding. What do I need?
Each LAUNCH competitor who makes it to the second round will present five minute pitch to our judges. You do not have to use a PowerPoint presentation, but it is recommended.

Where do I submit my presentation if I am selected to be a LAUNCH competitor?
You will submit all presentations to launch@techweek.com

Speakers

Do you live stream the speakers?
Yes, We do live stream the stages at our conferences. Info regarding this will become available close to the conference.

Will refreshments be provided?
Yes. Speakers will be provided with food and drinks throughout the conference.

Do I need to bring a PowerPoint presentation?
No. Presentations are encouraged, but not required.

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