FIS Custom Page for 2016 NAPCP Annual Conference
Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina
Tampa, Florida

April 11-14, 2016



Use this page to plan your participation at the 17th Annual NAPCP Conference. It's your one-stop resource that provides information on complimentary conference registration, exhibit hall details, hotel reservations, paid registrations and all things conference. 

Complimentary Conference Registration *Received. Complete
FIS Global receives a total of (2) complimentary conference passes. The pass is *full conference access and can be used by employees or clients and/or prospects. *exception is Members' Only event held on Wednesday, April 13; 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 8, 2016.
 
Once the spreadsheet is submitted, Kara Austrum with 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.

Paying Conference Registrations
All who wish to attend the conference in a paying capacity, will need to register themselves through the website registration system opening October 1. Rates apply based on an individuals' NAPCP membership status and time of registration (view registration rates). 

If you are responsible for registering and paying for colleagues or clients please contact Myra Smith. She will send you a separate invoice for the bulk registration fees dependent on current registration rates and their membership status. Contact Myra Smith at Myra_smith@napcp.org or (952) 549-1880 x4.
 
Important Dates to Keep You on Track
Click here for a downloadable / printable PDF with important dates and deadlines
 
Conference Agenda
Check out the conference schedule for details on daily activities here.

Who's Attending
The NAPCP posts the attendee organizations for your review. Beginning November 2015, the NAPCP will post the organization list monthly and then bi-monthly come February 2016. Come November, click here to view attending organizations.

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. Early Registration for April 2016 shows growth so attendance could be near 800. 

Hotel Information and Reservations
The Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina is the venue for the 2016 conference. The NAPCP has negotiated a conference group discount rate of $189 per night, plus tax. This rate is available until March 8, 2016. Check out all hotel details here and take advantage of the online booking system to make hotel reservations direct with the Tampa Marriott. 

Exhibit Table Selection *Table #18

FIS Global has (1) exhibit table measuring 6' in total length. Beginning January 2, 2016, routing for table selection will begin. Priority for selecting is first given to year-round partner sponsors, followed by history of sponsorship at the conference over time, followed by date of exhibit contract received. Routing goes one by one. 

Exhibit Service Kit
Downloadable / printable service kit to prepare for the conference
 
Exhibitor and Sponsors' Logistics Page
Click here to find all you need for the following:
  • Exhibit table order forms (electrical, internet, AV equipment)
  • Shipping of exhibit material
  • Exhibit Hall Rules & Regulations (tabletop only)
  • Exhibit Hall set up and tear down times
  • Exhibit Hall schedule
Conference Attendee Appreciate Gifts
Please consider donating an attendee appreciation gift (received by end-users only). These gifts will be drawn on Wednesday, April 13 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 2016 NAPCP Global Provider Directory *Update: Received. Complete
You purchased a logo and listing with an additional 50 words and a full page color advertisement. Please provide the correct information and print ready artwork by February 5, 2016. Please complete the logo & listing form and send to kara_austrum@napcp.org.
Click here for the art specifications. 

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
kara_austrum@napcp.org
(952) 546-1880 ext. 7

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