Registration FAQs

What does it cost to be an attendee at the WBENC National Conference & Business Fair?

To view the cost to be an attendee at the National Conference & Business Fair click here.

What are spouse/companion tickets?

Spouse/Companion Tickets are available so attendees with Full-Conference registrations can bring a guest to an evening event if they are traveling with a spouse or friend. The Spouse/Companion Tickets are only needed for guests who are not attending the daytime conference activities. Any individual who has a Full-Conference registration or a Day Pass does not need to purchase any additional passes for themselves in order to attend the evening events.

I am traveling with a companion, are there any events they can attend individually?

You can purchase a Spouse/Companion Ticket for a spouse/friend you are traveling with for the evening events. They are available each day for the following fees:

  • Tuesday Welcome Receptions and Auction $150
  • Wednesday Evening Event $175
  • Thursday Tribute! Dinner $200
As a sponsor or exhibitor, how do I add the names of the people who will be using the full-conference admissions?

You can login through the online registration and register individuals whom you designate as recipients of your company's allotted Full-Conference Admissions and Exhibitor Day passes. This feature requires that you include their full name, company name, and email address as well as demographic information.

What is WBENC's refund policy?

All registration/ticket sales are final, no refunds will be issued. All exhibitor and sponsor package purchases are final and non-refundable.

Are individual attendee tickets transferable?

Paid registrations may be transferred to another individual at your organization if you notify WBENC in writing by June 14, 2019. Send transfer and substitutions via email to Please include the Name, Title, and Email for the original registrant as well as for the new colleague who will be using the registration. All requests must be made in writing by June 14, 2019.

Can I transfer my registration to the 2020 National Conference & Business Fair?

Registrations cannot be transferred between events.

As a sponsor and/or exhibitor I registered an individual for a full-conference admission. Now, they are unable to attend. How can I transfer the registration?

You can login to the registration system to access your records to make changes to allotments or purchase additional items. Sponsors and exhibitors can make changes to their allocated full conference admissions and exhibitor day passes (and additional registrations purchased) until June 14, 2019, when online registration closes.

Who do I contact with questions about the online registration process?

Call Customer Service toll free at 1-800-310-7554
International registrants, please call 240-439-2554

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