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Questions About Bridges, Registration, and Sponsorships

bridges@gtnexus.com


Questions About Exhibiting at the Supply Chain Pavilion in Inforum’s Hub

inforumhub@infor.com

Planning

When and where is Bridges @ Inforum 2017?

July 10-12, 2017
Javits Center
655 W 34th St. New York, NY 10001

Why should I attend Bridges @ Inforum 2017?

Bridges is a unique conference. It brings together top supply chain executives from the world's largest retail, manufacturing, logistics, and technology companies. Connect, network, learn, and share about the latest topics in supply chain today in an energizing environment. This year Bridges is at Inforum 2017, Infor's user conference.


Top 10 reasons you should attend:

  1. Network with your peers from the world's leading businesses.
  2. Learn about the latest developments in supply chain technology.
  3. Attend workshops on best practices for using the platform.
  4. Participate in interactive panels and discussions.
  5. Attend general and breakout sessions on topics of particular interest to you.
  6. Hear insights from industry leaders about use cases and lessons learned.
  7. Enjoy interactive networking activities at the conference.
  8. Hear about the latest industry trends in retail, manufacturing, and logistics supply chains.
  9. Learn what's new and upcoming in GT Nexus technology and how it can benefit you.
  10. It's the only place you can find executives from sourcing, finance, supply chain, and logistics. Dive deep into your existing products to maximize your software investment.

What is the recommended attire for Bridges @ Inforum?

Business casual attire is encouraged. For men, pants and dress shirts are recommended. For women, dresses, pants, or skirts are all suitable attire.

Local Weather:
The average temperature in New York, NY in July ranges from 84°F - 90°F. Please keep in mind that it is very humid, and summer showers are common, so you should pack an umbrella.

Will luggage check be available at the convention center?

We will provide a coat/luggage check at the convention center Mon, July 10, through Wed, July 12. Current charge is $3.00 per item.

Registration

What is the Bridges 2017 full conference registration fee?

Early, Early Bird November 8, 2016–February 17, 2017 $1,095
Early Bird February 18–May 26, 2017 $1,895
Regular May 27–July 8, 2017 $2,095
Onsite July 9–12, 2017 $2,295
Day Pass November 8, 2016–July 12, 2017 $1,000
Hub Only November 8, 2016–July 12, 2017 $800

Are there other registration packages available?

Group package: Purchase ten (10) Full Conference passes and receive one (1) free Full Conference registration pass.

    Note that the 10 full conference passes must be purchased at one time using the group discount package during registration.

Day pass: $1,000 - Provides one-day access on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday. Specific day must be selected at time of registration. Day pass includes: Welcome Reception (Mon only), education sessions, General Sessions (Mon and Tues only), Academies, The Hub with hands-in demos, partner exhibits, and Speed Sessions. Does NOT include the Customer Appreciation Event.

The Hub-only pass: $800 - Gives you access to The Hub for all three days, including the Welcome Reception on Monday night, demos, partner exhibits, and Speed Sessions, and the General Sessions on Monday and Tuesday. Does NOT include the Customer Appreciation Event.

What are the Bridges @ Inforum 2017 cancellation policies and fees?

Conference cancellations received or postmarked no later than March 22, 2017, will not be charged a cancellation fee. Conference cancellations received or postmarked March 23 through June 7, 2017, will be refunded less a $300 processing fee per registration. No refunds will be given for any Inforum registration cancellations received or postmarked after June 7, 2017. Processing fees will be deducted from the refund being provided to the registrant. Refunds will not be provided to individuals who are no-shows to the event. Cancellation requests not received in writing will not be honored. Fees and costs associated with the cancellation of any travel reservations and/or hotel reservations are the exclusive responsibility of the registrant.


Please email all cancellations to: bridges@infor.com.

What are the accepted registration fee payment options?

Registration fees can be paid by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express), check or wire transfer.

Check or wire transfer payments should be received within 15 business days upon completing your registration otherwise your registration may be at risk of being cancelled. Ensure payment is not part of any other Infor payments other than for Inforum.

Registrant’s name and invoice number should be referenced on the check/wire transfer

Remit check payments to:

    Infor
    Attn: Goran Zubcevic
    13560 Morris Road, Suite 4100
    Alpharetta, GA 30004-8995

Remit wire transfer payments to:

    Bank Name: Wells Fargo
    ABA Number: 121000248
    Account Name: Infor (GA), Inc.
    Account Number: 4124909482
    Swift Code: WFBIUS6S
    Bank Address: 101 Federal Street Suite
    2020, Boston, MA 02110

IMPORTANT: Be sure transaction fees are not deducted from the total registration fee due. Please send email notification when wire transfer has been completed to: Cash.Applications@Infor.com.

I have registered but can no longer attend; can another person go in my place?

All substitutions must be sent in writing via email to inforumsupport@infor.com. No fee will be charged for processing substitutions.

Are group discounts available?

Yes, purchase ten (10) Full Conference passes and receive one (1) free Full Conference registration pass. Note that the 10 Full Conference passes must be purchased at one time using the group discount package during registration.

Is a guest package available for Bridges 2017?

The Welcome Reception guest pass is $100, and the Customer Appreciation Party guest pass are available for $200. Both special passes must be purchased with a Full Conference pass. Guests are not permitted to attend the conference sessions. Guest passes can be purchased at time of registration or on-site at Inforum. All guest pass purchases are based upon availability. Please note guests must be 21 years of age or older.

Can my guest walk through The Hub/Expo?

Your guest may only be present in The Hub during the Welcome Reception. During all other times, only conference attendees are allowed in sessions or The Hub.

Sessions

What type of sessions will be available to me?

The full track listings and session catalog will be available early March 2017, so check back to learn more about Bridges @ Inforum 2017 education opportunities. Types of sessions will include (but are not limited to):

  • Customer presentations: Hear success stories and best practices from other GT Nexus customers.
  • Product sessions: Dive deeper into product features and functionality targeted to your needs (from beginners to advanced users).
  • Panel discussions: Hear a variety of expert perspectives on a range of topics.
  • Vision/roadmap sessions: Learn about the future of Infor products and the vision for the company as a whole.
  • Partner sessions: Talk with certified partners, account managers, and customers as they share their stories of success and challenges.
  • Industry sessions: Learn about the latest trends for your industry and what to expect next
  • Speed Sessions: Make the most of your time and attend short, focused sessions on a variety of industry and product topics.

What is the Agenda Builder and when will it be open on the website?

The Agenda Builder is an online tool that allows you to build your own personal schedule for the conference. To access the Agenda Builder, log into the Session Catalog and click "Browse & Search" on the left-hand navigation, then simply click the session you want to add to your schedule. Your login/user name and password are the same as those you used when you registered for Inforum.

Hotels or Housing

What hotels are available for Bridges @ Inforum attendees?

Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan
1605 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Element Times Square West
SOLD OUT
311 West 39th Street
New York, New York 10018
Eventi Hotel
851 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10001
Fairfield Inn & Suites
330 West 40th Street
New York, NY 10018
Four Points by Sheraton
SOLD OUT
326 West 40th Street
New York, NY 10018
Hyatt Times Square New York
135 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036
InterContinental New York Times Square
300 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
New York Marriott Marquis
SOLD OUT
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Paramount Hotel
235 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel
SOLD OUT
714 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10036
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
SOLD OUT
811 7th Avenue 53rd Street
New York, NY, 10019
W New York Times Square
1567 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Westin New York at Times Square
270 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036
Wyndham New Yorker
481 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10001
YOTEL New York at Times Square West
570 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY 10036

How do I book a hotel using the special Bridges @ Inforum rates?

Hotel reservations at designated Bridges @ Inforum hotels with the special negotiated Inforum rates are accessible at the end of the online registration process or you can complete your registration and log in later to book a hotel room. Rooms must be booked early June 2017.

Can I book my hotel before I register for the conference?

No, you make your hotel reservation when you register for Bridges @ Inforum 2017. Please note: While booking your hotel reservation is part of the registration process, your hotel cost is in addition to the registration fee.

When will I receive a hotel confirmation?

Confirmations of hotel reservations come directly from the conference hotels and will be sent approximately two weeks prior to Bridges @ Inforum 2017.

Will my hotel room be charged for the room guarantee?

Some hotels will charge your credit card for a one (1) night’s room and tax deposit 4 to 5 weeks prior to arrival, while others will not pre-charge your credit card at the time the reservation is made. However, if you cancel your reservation within 72 hours of arrival, your credit card will be charged for one (1) night’s room and tax or the advance deposit will be forfeited. All fees for the hotel need to be paid upon check out. Please note: Some hotels have varying cancellation policies. Failure to check into the hotel or to cancel a reservation as outlined on your confirmation may result in credit card charges to your account.

If I hold my hotel room with a credit card, can I pay by check or cash on site?

This varies between hotels, some only take cash or credit card and no company or personal checks.

Transportation

Where is the closest parking garage? How do I get to the Javits Center by car?

There is no on-site parking at the Javits Center. However, there are many parking garages in the vicinity. The average price for event day parking usually starts at around $50 a day and is subject to change depending on Javits Center’s activity. See parking garages and directions on how to get to Javits Center by car or truck.

What and where are the closest major airports?

The New York metropolitan area is serviced by three major airports: JFK International, Newark International, and LaGuardia Airport.


Travel time by taxi from the airports to midtown Manhattan varies by airport. Travel time from LaGuardia to midtown can take 25-40 minutes; JFK 45–60+ minutes; and Newark 40–60 minutes.


JFK International Airport: To and from JFK and any location in Manhattan is a flat fare of $25 (tolls, surcharges of $0.50, $0.30, and tip are extra). To and from JFK and other locations will be charged as metered fares.


Newark International Airport: The fare is metered and ranges $50–$75 (tolls, $17.50 Newark surcharge, and tip are extra). During weekday rush hours (6:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.) and on weekends (Sat–Sun, 12:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.), there is a $5 surcharge for travel to anywhere in New York State, except Staten Island.


LaGuardia Airport: The fare is metered and ranges from $29–$37 (tolls, surcharges, and tip are extra).


Click here for special discount on shared-ride and private van service through Super Shuttle.


For complete transportation information, including how to get to Manhattan by public transportation from all three airports, including the JFK AirTrain, log onto the NY/NJ Port Authority at: www.panynj.gov.

Will there be shuttle transportation available between the hotels and Javits Center?

Yes, please see the shuttle schedule below.
 
Sunday, July 9, 2017
11:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Frequency: 30 min
 
Monday, July 10, 2017
7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Frequency: 30 min
 
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Frequency: 20 min
 
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Frequency: 10 min
 
10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Frequency: 30 min
 
4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Frequency: 20 min
 
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Frequency: 10 min
 
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Frequency: 30 min
 
4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Frequency: 15 min
 
8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Frequency: 10 min