Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Venue and Travel:

 

Where is the venue?

The conference will take place at the Santa Clara Convention Center located at 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054. See more information here.

 

Is lodging or travel included in the cost of the ticket?

No, but we do offer discounted rates for flight and hotel accommodations. See here for more information. 

 

What is the closest hotel to the venue?

The Hyatt is physically connected to the conference center. You can book at the PMWC discounted rate here.

 

Where is the nearest airport to the venue?

The closest airport (5 miles, 10 minutes) to the venue is the Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC). See here for discounted flights. 

 

Does PMWC offer discounted rates for hotels, airfare, etc?

Yes, PMWC offers discounted rates for flights (NEW this year) and hotels.

See links here:

Hotels: https://www.pmwcintl.com/travel/#hotel

Flights: https://www.pmwcintl.com/travel/#flight

 

Award Reception/RSVP:

 

When is the award reception and do I need to RSVP?

The award ceremony will take place the night before the first of the conference at 6pm. See details here. RSVP and separate registration required. Send inquiries by December 31st to [email protected]

 

Tickets:

 

Do you offer discounted tickets?

Yes, we have discounted ticket prices by the upcoming registration deadline. Register here. Additionally, there is a group discount that is automatically applied to orders of more than 1 ticket. Lastly, there are non-profit, government, academia, and student rates. 

 

Is food included in the cost of the ticket?

Meals are available for purchase at the conference. However, water and light refreshments during the breaks will be provided. 

 

Where do I see or manage my tickets and get a receipt?

Log in to your PMWC account at https://www.pmwcintl.com/my-account/. There, you will find buttons for “Tickets” and “Receipts”. 

 

At the Conference:

 

Are talks going to be recorded?

Yes, Tracks 1-5 at PMWC Silicon Valley are recorded. Showcase Tracks 6 and 7 are slides only. Note, only speakers who consent to share their slides/videos will be shared. About 90% of speakers usually consent.

 

Am I allowed to switch between tracks in the middle of a session?

Yes, we only ask that you remain quiet and courteous to other attendees and speakers as you move throughout the conference.

 

Is there a networking platform available at the conference?

Yes. Go to pmwcintl.com/chat from a mobile device the day before the conference starts and log in to your PMWC account. There you will be able to network with any other attendees or speakers. There are job title and industry filters to help you find others more easily. 

See emails from the PMWC team with the latest information on these features. 

 

COVID-19:

 

What is your COVID-19 policy?

We ask that you remain masked at all times during the conference. Upon entry to the conference you will be asked to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test (within 72 hours).