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2018 Attendees: Important Information for Conference Day

It’s an interesting time to be a woman in America, and this year’s Massachusetts Conference for Women promises to be a powerful one.

We’ve got leaders, thinkers, and innovators galore coming together for one day this Thursday—prepare to be inspired!

Read on for important logistical information, and stay tuned for more from us to help you plan your day at the Conference.

Don’t Forget Your Badge!

Your badge is your ticket to the event. Please print and cut out your badge before you arrive—we’ll provide the badge holder and lanyard. You’ll find instructions for printing and emailing badges in your confirmation letter. Only the main registrant, who was sent the confirmation letter, can log in to the registration and email badges. For questions about your registration, please contact the person who registered you, or email [email protected].

Seating Assignments. You’ll find your table assignment for the keynote luncheon on your printed badge. Seat assignments are strictly enforced. The morning keynote is open seating.

Parking Particulars

We encourage you to think about your travel plan—and back-up plan—in advance. The best way to get to the Boston Convention Center on December 6th is to take public transit, a taxi, or to carpool.

If you must drive (or have organized a carpool, you go-getter!), please carefully study the parking options and advice on our Travel page. You’ll find maps, prices and even an option to reserve discounted parking in advance. Remember, there will be many more attendees than available parking spaces at the Convention Center, so pay attention to the free shuttles from nearby Channel Center Garage and consider other off-site lots (shuttle service only available from Channel Center).

Special Meal Requests

Although the date has passed to guarantee a vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free meal, we can accommodate a few more requests, while quantities last. Please log in to your registration to check availability of special meals (only main registrants can login to registration–if someone else registered you, please ask them to check and make the choice for you if it is still available). Click here for a description of the meals.

Update Your Résumé

You’ll definitely want to take advantage of free career coaching and résumé review sessions throughout the day. A printed copy of your CV and some time spent pondering your goals will both come in handy at the Conference! Plus, some of our sponsors will have talent acquisition teams on site. Don’t be caught empty-handed!

NEW App for 2018!

We listened to your feedback, and this year we’re offering a brand-new Conference app with improved features and functionality to make your conference day a breeze!

If you have the MassWomen app from last year, please delete it and download the new one from your app store by searching “MassWomen.” Visit our app page for more info and direct download links.

Community Connection Opportunities

The Conference’s theme continues to be “The Power of Us—Amplify Your Voice,” and never has that the power of that been more evident than in the recent midterm elections. Women ran for office in record numbers, and nationally more than 117 women were elected to office.

The League of Women Voters will be onsite to help us keep this momentum going. We encourage you to stop by their booth to learn how you can stay involved.

Donation Drive:

The Massachusetts Conference for Women and Cradles to Crayons are teaming up to collect 2,500 winter essentials to distribute to children in the region who most need them. Please bring new hats, gloves and/ or coats to the Cradles to Crayons’ booth (#223) and let’s help prepare these children for the cold weather. Old Navy will also be onsite selling hats and gloves for those who wish to purchase items to donate.

A Note for New Moms

Nursing mothers will have two dedicated rooms for peaceful pumping during the Conference: MR 158 & MR 208 on levels 1 & 2 of the Convention Center, respectively. Privacy screens, outlets and a refrigerator will be provided.