Important event updates for the March 29, 2023 forum:
HIGH CENTER BUSINESS FORUM
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square
2:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Registration is now closed. If you were registered prior to the March 10 deadline, your tickets were mailed in advance, during the week of March 13-17. Anyone still trying to attend the event will need to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about a waitlist option. If approved you will need to pick up your ticket(s) at the “Will-Call” area of the Information Table on event day. Please bring a photo ID and registration confirmation email.
For questions regarding this information, please email us at: email@example.com or call us 717-361-1275
FORUM DAY OF DETAILS:
|Event:||The High Center Business Forum|
|Date:||Wednesday, March 29, 2023|
|Location:||Lancaster Marriott @ Penn Square, Lower Lobby/Exhibition Level, Freedom Hall Ballroom A/B keynote program and Heritage Ballroom, 3rd floor, afternoon session|
(2 Garage Options, until capacity reached)
|**Penn Square Garage, 38 S. Duke Street, Lancaster, PA 17603 (VIP designated garage)|
**Prince Street Garage, 111 N. Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17602
Additional Paid Parking: Central Garage, 29 W. Vine St., Lancaster, PA 17603 (does not participate with complimentary parking)
|Arrival Times:||2:30pm – Afternoon session begins at 2:45pm|
4:30pm – Reception, dinner & evening keynote program
|Recommendations:||After 5:30pm, bars will remain open until 7:00pm, but will be a cash bar. ATM machine will be available in the Main Hotel Lobby, located in the Sundry Shop to the left of the front desk. Business Attire.|
2:15 – 2:45pm Networking – Afternoon session begins at 2:45pm, 3rd Floor, Heritage Ballroom
2:45 – 4:30pm Afterburner – Afternoon session, 3rd Floor, Heritage Ballroom, open seating theatre style
4:30 – 5:30pm Reception & Networking, Lower Level, Freedom Hall A
4:30 – 5:30pm VIP Reception & Networking, Ticket designation VIP to enter, 2nd Floor, Commonwealth Ballroom
5:30 – 6:00pm Proceed to Lower Level, Freedom Hall B for dinner seating, table assignments on ticket
6:00 – 7:00pm Keynote Dinner, Lower Level, Freedom Hall B
7:00 – 7:30pm Program/Award Presentations, Lower Level, Freedom Hall B
7:30 – 8:30pm Keynote Speaker (Steve Wozniak), Lower Level, Freedom Hall B
8:30pm End of Program
Can I still register for this event?
Registration is Closed.
Where can I find more information about the event?
On our website Steve Wozniak event page
How will I confirm my tickets?
Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email. Please keep this email in a safe place. Make sure to check your spam or junk mail folder, if you do not see the email within a few minutes after completing the registration process. If you still don’t find a confirmation email, please reach out to us by email: (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we will research your registration to make sure everything went through properly. We can resend a confirmation email to you.
How will I receive my ticket(s) to the event?
You will receive your tickets via the U.S. mail during the week of March 20-25. Tickets will be mailed to the address used during the registration process. If your tickets do not arrive in the mail by March 25, please contact us at 717-361-1275 or email email@example.com and you will need to pick up duplicate copies on the day of the event at the Information table, Will-Call area. Please bring photo ID.
Do I need my ticket to attend the event?
Yes. You MUST have a ticket to attend the event, so please keep these in a safe place. Tickets will be mailed during the third week of March to the address in your current registration. If you are part of a large sponsor group, please check with your group to receive your event packet.
Where will I park for the event?
Parking lot map and information on complimentary parking will be included in your ticket mailer packet you receive by mail. If the complimentary lots are full when you arrive, you can search for on street parking, as well as use other Lancaster City parking garage options.
If I park in one of the complimentary parking garages, what should I do with my kiosk ticket?
Leave your kiosk ticket in your car. At the end of the event 8:30pm, the garage will take your kiosk ticket as payment on your way out. This is ONLY for the complimentary garages, Prince Street and Penn Square garages. Please refer to your packet information for these designated garages. Chaser tickets for the complimentary garages will be made available to anyone who leaves the event early at the Information Table.
Will I need to check-in at the event?
No, you do not need to check in. Your ticket(s) will be mailed in advance with table assignments on the ticket. You MUST have a ticket to attend.
Will there be an information table at the event?
An information table will be available at the event for any “day of” questions and for “Will Call” pick up options. We will also have a QR code on your ticket to answer most of your FAQ’s (frequently asked questions).
Is my ticket transferable to another person, if I am unable to attend?
Yes, tickets are transferable. We encourage you to transfer your ticket to another person, if you are unable to attend.
What is the deadline for making registration changes?
Since tickets will be mailed in advance with table assignments on the ticket, the deadline to make registration changes was Friday, March 10 at 12pm.
How do I get a drink ticket for the reception/networking time?
Complimentary drink tickets are “2-tickets per person” and will be included in the ticket mailer packet, along with other materials to the event. You can also purchase drinks at any bar during the event after 6pm.
Is there a VIP reception area this year?
Yes, located on the 2nd floor, Commonwealth Ballroom from 4:30-5:30pm. You will need a VIP designation on your ticket to enter this reception.
What time does the keynote speaker portion of the program start?
7:30pm, right after the Program. Please refer to our Event Schedule on the High Center website for the entire program schedule.
Will any Steve Wozniak books be sold at the event?
No. Books will not be sold at this years event.
How will I use the event QR code?
By opening your smart phone camera, select photo and hold your smart phone up to QR code to scan. This will take you to the Event Landing page for FAQ’s and other important event details.
What email should I use to ask a question that is not on this list of FAQ’s?
Email your question(s) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
I am an Etown College student attendee. How do I get more information about the bus transportation?
Email your question(s) to: email@example.com
I am an Etown College student attendee. How will I receive my ticket to the event?
All of the student tickets and event packets will be delivered to the High Center at Elizabethtown College front office, Hoover Center for Business, 1st Floor, for distribution and for student pickup. Please contact Shari Kain, email: firstname.lastname@example.org for additional ticket questions.
COVID-19 information and CDC guidance?
In continuing with our ongoing practice of following the recommendations of the CDC and guidance based on our own local area, masks are no longer required. Lancaster County is currently in a low community level. Please feel free to wear a mask if you feel more comfortable doing so, or if you are at an increased risk for severe illness, or live with or spend time with someone at higher risk. If you are feeling sick on the day of the event, we ask that you please do not attend. For additional information from the CDC, click cdcLINK.