1.How far is the airport from the hotel?

The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is approximately a 24-mile drive from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (Map)

2. Will all the classes take place at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel?

Yes, all sessions will take place on the premises.

3. When will the conference end?

The conference ends on Thursday, May 23 at 2:00 pm with a special keynote speaker and exciting announcements including prize winners and Summit 2020 location. Don’t miss out on our closing session, there are flight options for afternoon travel to the west coast from MSY, available on Southwest & United or for east coast travelers, United and JetBlue, to still get you home that evening.

4. When should I plan to arrive?

The Pre-Conference Bootcamp kicks off on Tuesday, May 21 at 7:30 am with breakfast. We recommend that you arrive an hour prior to the first session for registration check-in. Summit officially starts on Tuesday, May 21 at 5:30 pm with our Welcome Reception, hosted in the exhibit hall at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel and our VIP Networking Event sponsored by our Platinum sponsor, Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Don’t miss this opportunity to second-line parade down to the House of Blues directly following the welcome reception and network in a unique and fun atmosphere.

5. How many people are you expecting?

The conference is expected to attract over 250 attendees. Conference attendees include stock plan administrators, accounting and compliance managers, financial reporting administrators, and senior-level finance executives. Certent executive and support and services teams will also be there to greet you!

6. How can I justify my attendance?

Are you eager to attend Certent Summit at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel? Not sure your manager will approve the expense? Please click here to download a customizable letter template to help explain and justify your conference attendance to your boss.