7th Annual AscendNAAMBA Conference & Career Exposition
Frequently Asked Questions
Where will ALL the conference events be held?
New York Midtown Hilton Hotel
The New York Midtown Hilton Hotel is also our host hotel.
Ascend is paying $80 towards each room night booked to bring your room rate down to $279++/night.
To secure a room, please book online by clicking here: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/MBASEP2016
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR ALL STUDENTS INCLUDING INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: All students who are booked to stay at the New York Hilton Hotel MUST have valid credit/debit card upon check in. Check in will NOT be allowed without a valid credit/debit card.
Where can I access the Internet during the conference?
There is free WiFi in the common area (lobby) of the hotel. Guests can also add WiFi to their guest rooms for an additional charge.
When does online registration close?
Online registration is available until 9/6/2016.
Is onsite registration available?
Onsite registration is available for an additional fee. We recommend registering online beforehand to take advantage of the regular rates.
Can I attend all the sessions? What is included in my registration?
What is the dress code for the conference?
The dress code for the conference is business formal. The Benefit and Awards Dinner calls for business cocktail attire.
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Are any airline discounts offered?
Delta Discount Code: NMMUX
I am a job seeker. How should I prepare for this conference?
I am a job seeker. What type of resources does this conference offer for job seekers?
This event is geared towards providing job seekers an optimal platform where they can connect with recruiters/hiring managers from multinational corporations (MNCs), government agencies and non-profit organizations to find job opportunities. In order to make yourself visible to the employers, upon completion of conference registration, in the registration confirmation email, follow the steps for creating a free account and uploading your resume to the conference resume database to which all hiring employers will have access. All job seekers MUST upload current resume to the database. We also encourage you to take advantage of student/job seeker focused programming we have designed. Link coming soon.
What kind of networking opportunities will I have?
We designed our conference to foster networking, therefore you will have numerous networking opportunities throughout the duration of the conference. The Kick-off, Career Exposition, Mentoring Breakfast, Workshops, and Benefit & Awards Dinner, all are opportunities for you to mingle with guests from across industries and expand your network of peers, mentors, coaches. View Schedule for details.
How can I obtain CPE Credit(s)?
You must attend a CPE eligible session during the conference and AscendNAAMBA will provide a CPE Certificate, which you will need to present to your credit sponsor. After the conference, a survey must be filled out for each eligible session you were present for. The surveys will be matched up with your attendance record. CPE Certificates will be emailed to the email address you provide at registration.
How do I know which jobs the employers will be recruiting for?
Closer to the conference date, we will begin publishing on the Career Expo page of this website, job openings for which employers will recruit for at the Career Exposition. We encourage all job seekers to review this information on an ongoing basis. Hiring positions will also be listed in the conference program book.
Do the employers offer H1-B Sponsorship?
Yes, some do. Information about which employers offer sponsorship will be included in Hiring Positions listing.
How can I access AscendNAAMBA on Social Media?
I have a general question about AscendNAAMBA, not conference related. Who do I contact?
Your general AscendNAAMBA questions can be directed to the AscendNAAMBA National Headquarters at 212-248-4888 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This includes questions about your membership status, becoming a member of AscendNAAMBA, other events and seminars. The website is www.ascendleadership.org and contains helpful information. Questions related SPECIFICALLY to the conference can be directed to email@example.com.
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Consistent with AscendNAAMBA’s policy there will be no refunds offered for cancellations. PLEASE NOTE: There are no refunds offered for attendee cancellations or no-shows. Should circumstances cause the conference to be rescheduled, no refunds will be given, however your registration fee will be honored at the future AscendNAAMBA conference.