FAQ

Q: What are the dates?

A: July 27th & 28th

Q: How do I book my hotel room?

A: Book your hotel room here

Book Your Hotel

Q: Is there a discount if I go to 5280 too?

A: At this time there is no discount available.

Q: What location?

A: This event is at the Grand Hyatt Denver in downtown Denver, CO.

Q: How do we get there?

The Grand Hyatt Denver conveniently located in downtown Denver providing easy to access to the Mile High City. Denver offers several modes of transportation for getting around the area.

  • 16th Street Shuttle – Runs throughout the central business and entertainment district of downtown Denver
  • Light Rail Service/RTD – Stops at most corners in the city, including Invesco Field, Pepsi Center/Six Flags/Elitch Gardens, Union Station – Lower downtown (LODO)/Coors Field/16th Street Mall.
  • Denver Airport Rail- Travelers can now use A Line, the new rail service from Denver International Airport to LoDo’s (lower downtown) Union Station and back, courtesy of Regional Transportation District (RTD). The Denver airport rail has six stops along the way and takes approximately 37 minutes at a cost of $9 each way.

Hotel Map and Directions

Q: When does registration close?

A: Registration will be available onsite, however the rate will be increased.

Q: Is this the same group that puts on the Dreamforce event?

A: No, this is a community lead event that is put on by volunteers from the WIT community.

Q: Are meals included?

We are glad to offer boxed lunch, coffee breaks & a light reception as part of the Saturday event. Coffee station will be located in the Career Fair. Lunch is served in the 2nd floor Mt Elbert’s room . The Closing Reception will be in Crystal Peak AB, across from the Closing Panel. Please enjoy breakfast on you own or with a group of women in tech at the Courier Market located in Grand Hyatt.

Q: Are there vegan/vegetarian, kosher or food allergy options?

A: When registering, you would be able to select any dietary restrictions needed. The venue will be able to have options that meet all dietary needs.

Q: Why over a weekend?

A: Based on feedback from the community, a weekend was preferred to allow the most amount of people access to travel and time to attend the event.

Q: What do I wear?

A: Business casual to casual is the attire.

Q: How is this different from the Regional Events like MWD?

A: WITness Success focuses on soft skills rather than technical Salesforce skills. The ultimate goal is to equip attendees to excel in their Salesforce careers, be role models and mentor others.

Q: Will I register for breakout sessions?

A: Not this year. All breakouts will be first-come, first-served and due to limited space for workshops, there will be a per attendee limit.

Q: Do you have any space for additional speakers?

A: Not at this time for 2018. A call for speakers was live during the month of April as well as invitations sent out to our keynote speakers. Breakout sessions will be led by our WIT community members as well as Salesforce dignitaries.

Q: How did you select breakout speakers?

A: Our content team, made up of WIT user group leaders, used a blind process to rank the submitted session abstracts. Only the top ranked submissions made the cut.

Q: Who is the audience at Friday’s event?

A: The whole SFDC ecosystem that plans to be in Denver that evening is invited, as well as #WITconf18 attendees. In fact, the Friday dinner is included in the cost of full registration for the event.

Q: How can I help promote the event?

A: Use #WITConf18 on Twitter and in the Success Community!

Q: Can rooms be shared?

A: Yes, at your own coordination & discretion, the hotel will allow room sharing.

Q: What if I have accessibility needs?

A: All attendees will be able to access the conference content. We have made sure that there is plenty of time built into the schedule for transition times, even if an attendee is using the ramps & elevators to navigate the venue. If you’re staying at the hotel, we recommend you reserve your room in the South Tower of the hotel, as this is the closest a hotel guest can get to the conference center. We will also survey registered attendees for any other accommodations we can provide.

Q: I signed up for the full conference pass. Do I need to register for the dinner too?

A: No, the Friday dinner is included in the cost of full registration for the event.