Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be a 2020 Conference?

Yes! With your safety in mind, we are designing a unique event for these times that will deliver the same quality you’ve come to expect in a highly interactive virtual-only experience. (This will replace an in-person event at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in 2020.)

When is the Conference?

The Massachusetts Conference for Women will be held ONLINE Thursday, December 10, 2020.

When does registration open?

Registration opens Wednesday, June 24, 2020—at promptly 9 a.m.

How much is a ticket?

The early bird ticket price is $125 per person. The price will go up to $150 per person on July 24th.

What does my ticket include?

Your ticket includes:

  • Two keynote sessions.
  • Twelve breakout sessions on Leadership, Personal Development, Career Advancement, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Attendees have access to a choice of three (out of twelve total) 30-minute sessions on event day.
  • Access to our virtual Exhibit Hall, Bookstore, and Coordinated Networking. Access to Resume Reviews and 1:1 Career Coaching (subject to availability) as well as many other exciting and fun surprises throughout the day.
  • A full week of virtual programming.
  • Bonus: You will be able to watch all twelve breakouts via on-demand playback, and receive access to the Exhibit Hall, Resume Reviews, Coordinated Networking, 1:1 Career & Coaching, and Bookstore from 12/11/2020 until 12/18/2020.
    *Career Coaching and Resume Review subject to availability.

How many breakout sessions will there be?

We will offer twelve breakout sessions on Leadership, Personal Development & Career Advancement. Attendees will have access to a choice of three (out of twelve total) 30-minute sessions on event day. All twelve breakout sessions will be available from 12/11/2020 until 12/18/2020 for on-demand playback.

Do I have to choose the breakout sessions in advance?

No. The agenda will be posted on our website well in advance of Conference Day to help you decide in advance which sessions you want to attend. Hence, you don’t need to choose in advance. At the time of each session, simply click on the session of your choice.

Will the Conference be available for playback?

Yes, with the exception of keynote sessions, which will only be available live. All twelve breakout sessions will be available from 12/11/2020 until 12/18/2020 for on-demand playback.

Other features, such as the virtual Exhibit Hall, virtual Résumé Reviews, Coordinated Networking, 1:1 Career Coaching, and the Bookstore will also be available from 12/11/2020 until 12/18/2020.
*Career Coaching and Resume Review subject to availability.

Will there be closed captioning for all sessions?

Yes. All keynote and breakout sessions will have closed captioning on the screen.

Are there a limited number of tickets available?

It is uncertain at this time what the capacity will be. We are working closely with our technology provider to determine the maximum capacity.

Are group viewing tickets available?

We do not have group viewing tickets. One ticket enables one person to watch from their own personal computer or handheld device. We are looking into the possibility of an online small group viewing experience, in which a group of individual ticket holders can communicate with one another online while they watch on their own devices. Stay tuned!

Can I share the feed with my team?

A ticket enables one person to watch the Conference feed from a computer or handheld device. It is not shareable. Group viewing tickets are not available at this time.

Can I buy multiple tickets now, even if I don’t know who will use them all?

Absolutely! You can buy a package or a group of tickets now and submit all viewers’ contact information later.

What are the payment options?

  • Credit or debit card. This immediately reserves your ticket(s).
  • Check payment: Please note that checks are due in our office within 10 business days, or tickets will be released.

Who are the speakers?

We’re lining up some of the smartest people we know – globally renowned visionaries and leaders – to provide the inspiration and the tools you need to stay relevant and resilient. You can see our most current lineup on the Speakers page. If you are not already subscribed to our newsletter, “The Conference in Your Inbox,” sign up here to receive speaker and other important announcements!

If my plans change, can I get a refund?

We will be unable to offer any refunds for ticket purchases. We apologize we will be unable to make any exceptions to this policy. However, if you know in advance that you will not be able to use your ticket, you can always transfer it to someone else.

(Please remember by purchasing your ticket or a group of tickets, you are agreeing to the terms of this policy and forfeit your right to dispute charges.)

How do I become a sponsor?

Contact Wendy Morris at [email protected]

Who produces the Conference?

The Massachusetts Conference for Women is a 501(c)3 organization, Tax ID# 20-2699177. Meet our volunteer board members.

I have another question. Who can help me?

Visit Contact Us for a list of contacts who can help.

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