When Does It Start?

  • Registration starts at 4PM on Thursday, April 7th in the Rio Grande room. This will be followed immediately by our conference kick-off & awards celebration at 5PM (same room) and then a networking reception and dinner. Weather permitting, we will be outdoors on the Terrace for dinner.

Important Updates!

  • Remember to bring a T-Shirt, hat, or souvenir ($20 max value) to swap during the reception on Friday, April 8th. This is a fun, casual, and totally voluntary way to make some new friends and collect some cool swag - give one, get one!
  • If you are planning to participate in the Power Vinyasa Yoga session at 7AM on Saturday, April 9th, please bring a mat or towel.

Get Conference Details!

  • Check out the Global Conference website for a TON of great information
  • View the attendance list. Take a few minutes to see who will be there and make a plan to meet someone new.
  • View (and print, if desired) the conference agenda. You will receive a schedule-at-a-glance with your name badge, but we are not providing printed registration packs in Fort Worth.
  • Download the mobile app! Set phone reminders, connect with meeting attendees, start a discussion, access agendas and slide decks and more. It's the best way to stay on top of what's happening. I strongly encourage you to do this NOW to make sure you don't miss any important reminders and also to avoid slow wifi or excessive data usage for the download.
    • If you get prompted for an invitation code, it is fortworth2022

Thursday, April 7th

  • Registration starts at 4PM on Thursday, April 7th in the Rio Grande room. This will be followed immediately by our conference kick-off & awards celebration at 5PM (same room) and then a networking reception and dinner. Weather permitting, we will be outdoors on the Terrace for dinner.

Friday, April 8th

  • Registration will be available at 8:00AM for late arrivals. Coffee and light snacks will be available until 8:30AM.
  • The conference begins at 8:30AM in the Rio Grande room on the lower level, followed by Practice Groups (same level) and Marketplace Help Desk in the Treaty Oak room on the Mezzanine. There will be time for sponsor networking at 9:30AM
  • The Chairman's Award Lunch honoring Jeff McGraw and Laura Schmieder will start at 12 Noon in the Rio Grande room.
  • Business Practices Round Tables will start at 1:45PM in the Rio Grande room.
  • Afternoon Practice Groups and Marketplace Help Desk resume at 3:15PM.
  • The cocktail reception begins at 6:30PM outside on the Terrace (weather permitting). Remember to bring your T-shirt, hat, or souvenir. NPAworldwide is providing 2 drink tickets to each person; additional drinks are available on a cash basis.

Saturday, April 9th

  • There is a 45-minute Power Vinyasa Yoga session at 7AM on Saturday, April 9th. This will take place outdoors on the Terrace (weather permitting). Please bring a mat or towel. This is open to all attendees and guests.
  • The first sessions and Marketplace Help Desk begin at 9:00AM. Coffee will be available at 8:30AM outside the Rio Grande room.
  • Brunch will be served at 10:30AM outside on the Terrace (weather permitting), followed by additional training sessions.
  • There will be a conference wrap-up and PRIZE DRAWINGS (must be present to win) in the Rio Grande room on the lower level.
  • The closing activity is dinner/drinks/games at Topgolf. This is about 1.5 miles away from the hotel; Uber credits will be provided through the mobile app for transportation to/from this event.

General Reminders:

  • Please bring an abundant supply of business cards.
  • Suggested dress code is business casual. Because meeting room temperatures can vary, you may wish to dress in layers for maximum comfort.
  • The average daytime high temperature in March is 76° F / 24° C. Overnight temperatures cool down to an average of 55° F / 13° C. You may wish to have a sweater or light jacket for the evenings. Check out the 10-day weather forecast here.
  • All meetings will take place at the Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth, 200 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102. The phone number is +1 817 870-1000.
  • Click here for a list of other helpful tips and information.

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Please contact me by email, vblatt@npaworldwide.com with any questions. See you in Fort Worth!