CSI globalVcard Custom Page for 2015 NAPCP Annual Conference
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
April 13-16, 2015

Use this page to plan your participation at the 16th Annual NAPCP Conference. This page is specific to CSI globalVcard. It's your one-stop resource that provides information on complimentary conference registration, exhibit hall details, Product & Technology Demonstration details, hotel reservations, paid registrations and all things conference. 
Complimentary Conference Registration
CSI globalVcard receives a total of (3) complimentary conference passes (​1 pass with your exhibit table contract, 1 pass with your Product & Technology Demonstration session and 1 pass with your year round Alliance level partnership). The pass is *full conference access and can be used by company employees or company clients and/or prospects
 *exception is Members' Only event held on Wednesday, April 15; this event is for paying NAPCP members only, not complimentary subscribers
Step 1: Identify who will be using the pass 
Step 2: Download the registration spreadsheet. Input the required information and save.
Step 3: Upload the spreadsheet at the bottom of the page and submit. Step 3 needs to be completed by March 6, 2015.
Once the spreadsheet is submitted, the NAPCP will send each individual the link to register complimentary. Uploading this spreadsheet DOES NOT complete their conference registration. It is important for individuals to register themselves to ensure accurate information and preferences while at the conference.
Discount Conference Registration (Incentive Promotion)
CSI globalVcard took advantage of the exhibit hall December 31 early incentive which entitles you to a full access conference pass at a $200 discount. 
The discount registration can be used by whomever, whenever. The individual will need to register themselves through the website registration system found here. They first need to sign into their NAPCP profile to register. If they do not have a profile, they will need to set up an account here.

Once registered, the individual will enter promotion code: 14PSDECINC at time of check out, deducting $200 from the registration fee. 

The code does not expire but is available for a one time use. It can be used starting as early as today and as late as April 15, 2015. Click here for a schedule of rates and registration periods.

Multiple Conference Registrations
If you are responsible for registering and paying for (3) or more colleagues or clients click here to enter their information.  We will send you a separate invoice for the bulk registration fees dependent on current registration rates and their membership status.  Contact Jessica Dressel at jessica_dressel@nacp.org or (952) 549-1880 x4 with any questions.
Important Dates to Keep You on Track
Click here for a downloadable / printable PDF with important dates and deadlines
Overall Conference Agenda
Check out the conference schedule for details on daily activities here.
Hotel Information and Reservations
The Grand Hyatt San Antonio is the venue for the 2015 conference. The NAPCP has negotiated a conference group discount rate of $215. This rate is available until March 16, 2015. Check out all hotel details here and take advantage of the online booking system to make hotel reservations direct with the Grand Hyatt San Antonio.

Who's Attending
The NAPCP posts the attendee organizations for your review. It is updated monthly and then 
bi-monthly starting in March. Click here and scroll down to the "See Attending Organizations" icon.

Expected Attendance
Over the last 4 years, the average attendance has been 600. This includes all speakers, exhibitors, sponsors and attendees. The breakdown is 60% are end-users, 40% are providers. This translates to approximately 360 end-users and 240 providers. 

Exhibit Table Selection
CSI globalVcard has 1 exhibit table measuring 6' in total length. Your exhibit table number is #15. The final exhibit hall diagram will be published the beginning of March.
Exhibit and Demonstrator Service Kit
Downloadable / printable service kit to prepare for the conference
Exhibitor, Demonstrator and Sponsors' Logistics Page
Click here to find all you need for the following:
Product & Technology Demonstrations Status: Complete & Received. Thank you
Contracts, titles and descriptions are due by January 30, 2015 to be included in the conference printed program. Description received after January 30 are not guaranteed to be included in the program rather will be included in the printed conference addendum, received by all attendees. Click here to download the demonstration template. Complete and submit to Kara Austrum

Demonstration sessions take place on Tuesday, April 14 and Wednesday, April 15. The NAPCP will supply the demonstration room, seating for attendees, screen, projector, podium, microphone, remote clicker, AV cart and internet. The NAPCP will NOT supply a laptop. The presenter must supply his / her own laptop. 

The NAPCP does not need to see the presentation deck prior to the conference. Please have the PowerPoint deck created in Widescreen format.

Follow these steps to set-up a 16:9 Slide:

Open New Power Point Presentation or existing Template 
Single Click on ‘ Design ‘  Tab > Double Click Page Setup
Select ‘ On-screen Show (16:9) under "Slides sized for:” Drop down window  > Click OK
Every slide added or created within this presentation will now be 16:9 
The NAPCP advertises in the printed program as well as printed signage outside the meeting room that these sessions are for end-users only. It is the responsibility of the demonstrating company to monitor who is in their session. The NAPCP and session hosts are not responsible for monitoring attendance. All provider conference attendees are identified as Provider on their name badge. 

Dates & Times of Product & Technology Demonstrations
Your session will take place on Tuesday, April 14 from 3:15 – 4:00 p.m. in room Republic B on the 4th floor.  

Testing Dates & Times (to test your presentation and internet connectivity if needed) 
Monday, April 13: 12:00–6:00 p.m. in room Republic B (4th floor)
Tuesday, April 14: 7:00–10:00 a.m. in rooms Crockett AB, Crockett CD & Republic B

Branded Virtual Card Sponsorship
Please communicate with Kara Austrum on details of creating the card, how it works, receipt of the cards to be included in conference attendee packets, etc...Kara Austrum to provide CSI with hotel conference manager contact for you to communicate details so the hotel can share with onsite vendors who will need to accept the cards. 

Conference Attendee Appreciate Gifts
Please consider donating an attendee appreciation gift. These gifts will be drawn on Wednesday, April 15 at 8:45 a.m.before the morning General Session. Sponsoring companies will be recognized on projection screens and by the emcee. Ideas include: Gift cards, electronics, gadgets, etc...If you plan to contribute an appreciation gift, please contact 
Kara Austrum at kara_austrum@napcp.org

Advertisement in 2015 NAPCP Global Provider Directory Status: Complete & Received. Thank you
You purchased a logo and listing. Please provide the correct information by February 6, 2015. Please complete the logo & listing form and send to kara_austrum@napcp.org

2015 Virtual Demonstration
You purchased a Virtual Demonstration to be conducted between May 2015-December 2015. Please work directly with Kara Austrum on all details. 

Frequently Asked Questions
Check out FAQ's for answers explaining exhibit table selection, demonstration time slots and all other questions pertaining to provider participation at the conference.
NAPCP Contact
Kara Austrum, Meetings & Events Manager
(952) 546-1880 ext. 7

When your spreadsheet is complete, choose the file and hit submit.