FAQ

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What is Aptos Engage?

Aptos Engage is an annual conference for the extended Aptos community.  It brings our retail customers together with our executives, account managers, solution representatives and technology partners, as well as industry analysts and invited guests, for three days of education sessions, discussions, presentations and networking focused on Aptos solutions, retail transformation and industry best practices.
 

When and where will Engage 2019 be held?

Aptos Engage will be held Monday, April 29 – Thursday, May 2, 2019 at The Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. It is located at 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando FL, 32821, approximately 30 minutes from Orlando International Airport.
 

Who should attend Engage?

Aptos Engage is designed primarily for Aptos customers  seeking to extend the value of their investments and enhance their retail business performance. Conference sessions and opportunities are suited to both technical and business professionals.

Aptos solutions and technology partners wishing to attend should contact Danny Rosenoff, VP Alliances. Retail analyst and other industry representatives wishing to attend Engage should contact Kristen Miller, Director, Global Marketing Communications.
 

How do I register?

Please sign up for the conference through the registration page on our Engage website.
 

Is there a registration fee?

Yes. The Early Bird rate is $1,245 until March 29 and a regular rate of $1,445 thereafter. This fee includes full admission to Engage and all its sessions and events, including daily meals, cocktail receptions, and featured entertainment.
 

Are there other discounts available?

Yes. In addition to the early bird registration, discounts are offered for:

  • 5-for-4: Every fifth person from the same company (i.e. in addition to four paid registrants), for whom the full fee is waived.
  • Speaker Discount: Selected speakers will have their registration fee waived
  • Panelist Discount: Selected panelists will receive a $350 discount from their registration fee

 

How can I pay?

Engage fees can be paid by credit card on the registration form, or by invoice, check or wire transfer. Instructions are presented on the registration page.
 

How do I reserve accommodations?

Aptos has reserved a block of rooms at The Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek at the Engage conference rate of $239 per night (plus applicable taxes) for the nights of April 29 through May 2, 2019. Book your room here. This beautiful award-winning resort offers the best in accommodations, dining and entertainment.

Note: Engage guaranteed-rate rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis only until Friday, April 5. Bookings made after that date are subject to general availability rates.
 

Are you accepting speaker applications?

Yes. Engage is designed to enable the exchange of information and best practices among Aptos retailers and other members of our community. As such, we encourage retailers to participate in panel discussions or to lead individual sessions, and we offer registration discounts to those who do.

For more information about speaking opportunities and to submit a proposal, please visit the Call for Speakers page of our Engage website, or contact Aptos Events Manager, Karen Robson.
 

Are sponsorships or exhibit spaces available?

Yes. Aptos invites our solution and technology partners to participate in our Expert Zone. This designated area of the conference enables retail solution and service providers to display and discuss their offerings in a premium location with optimal access to Engage attendees. A wide range of other promotional opportunities are available, commensurate with the sponsor’s investment.

For more information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, please contact our VP of Alliances, Danny Rosenoff.
 

Can I bring a guest or my spouse to Engage?

Yes: a guest pass is available for purchase. You can register your guest when you register for Engage or on-site at the conference.

The guest pass includes entrance to all meal functions and evening events. However, it does not allow your guest to attend the conference sessions. Guests must be 21 years of age to attend events where alcohol is served.
 

What is the dress code for the conference?

The attire for Engage is business casual. Meeting spaces may be cool, so please bring a jacket or a sweater for your comfort.
 

Can I transfer my registration to someone else in my company in the event that I cannot attend?

Yes. Substitutions can be made by emailing Karen Robson with the names of both the original and substitute registrant and/or guest.
 

What if I need to cancel?

Cancellations made before April 15, 2019 are subject to a cancellation fee per registrant. All cancellations must be emailed with the subject line  “Aptos Engage 2019 – CANCELLATION”, to Karen Robson at krobson@aptos.com.

NOTE: Cancellation requests received after April 15, 2019 are non-refundable.