When and where is the Creativity World Forum 2015?
The Creativity World Forum 2015 will be held at the Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on March 31.
Who attends the Creativity Forum?
The Creativity World Forum continues the tradition of celebrating ideas across multiple disciplines as creativity is linked to innovation, invention and entrepreneurial growth. Approximately 1,500 creativity and innovation enthusiasts from across the world are expected to converge on Oklahoma City for the event. Attendees include entrepreneurs, educators, business leaders, students, community and cultural leaders, and technology experts.
This year’s conference will be held in conjunction with the international Districts of Creativity Network’s Reverse Mission, an annual study tour of creativity and innovation centers. Oklahoma is the only North American member of the 13-member international network, and international attendees are expected from Ireland, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Rwanda, Canada, Mexico, Chile, India, France, Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil and China.
In 2010, Oklahoma assisted in the formation of the National Creativity Network, representing more than 15 regions of creativity in the United States and Canada. The National Creativity Network also will conduct meetings in conjunction with the Creativity World Forum and draw attendees from across the continent.
How much does it cost to attend?
A complete list of registration rates can be found here.
What is the dress code for the Forum?
Attire is business casual. Feel free to dress comfortably and wear comfortable shoes. We recommend you dress in layers as temperatures in meeting rooms can vary.
What is the dress code for the Oklahoma Creativity Ambassadors Gala?
Most who attend the gala will be in cocktail attire … suits for men and dresses for women. However, you will see a little bit of everything that evening.
Will child care be provided while I’m attending the conference?
Creativity World Forum does not provide child care services during the Forum. Attendees requiring assistance with child care should contact the hotel concierge.
I need a W–9 form. Where can I get it?
Winner's Circle, Inc.'s W-9 form
When is the registration deadline?
Early-bird registration is open through February 20, 2015. Regular registration is open through February 21 – March 31, 2015. Onsite registration opens March 31, 2015.
What is the cancellation policy?
Requests for cancellation and refunds must be in writing via email. A refund will be issued, less a $25 processing fee, if the cancellation request is received by March 2, 2015. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after March 2, 2015. Send cancellation requests to email@example.com.
Is there a discount for early registration?
Yes! The early-bird registration rate is available until February 20. A complete list of rates can be found here.
Can I register onsite for the conference?
Yes! Online registration will be open throughout the conference. Click here for the prevailing rates.
Are purchase orders accepted for payment?
Yes. Registrants can select Invoice-Paying by check and/or purchase order as the payment method during online registration. Once complete, print a copy of the invoice and mail with the purchase order.
Where do I mail my check/purchase order?
(include a copy of your invoice)
Creativity World Forum
Winner's Circle, Inc.
3217 N Flood Ave
Norman, OK 73069
Will I receive a confirmation of my registration?
A confirmation of your registration will be sent to you via email upon registering online. The confirmation will come from the email address firstname.lastname@example.org, so please add this address to your "safe list." For registrations made with payment by check, please allow time for processing; confirmation of registration will be sent via email immediately upon processing. If you do not receive confirmation after 30 days, please contact us at 405.360.1084 or email@example.com.
If the event is canceled, will the registration fees be refunded 100%?
Is the registration transferable if I need to send someone in my place?
Yes. You can access and update the registration record using the email address and reference number provided in the original confirmation email.
What does my registration fee include?
Full attendee registration includes access to all conference sessions and one lunch ticket to a food truck vendor located at Creativity Plaza.
Is food included with my registration?
One lunch ticket is included with each Full Attendee registration. No other meals are included with registration.
Can I bring my own food to the conference?
Unfortunately, no outside food is allowed in the Civic Center Music Hall.
How will I receive my name tag?
When you arrive at the Civic Center Music Hall and check in at a registration desk you will receive your name tag. If you purchased any meal or special option tickets, you will receive these with your name tag.
What if I lose my name tag?
You may come to the registration desk to obtain a replacement badge.
I am a member of the press. Do you have press registration?
We welcome professional editorial staff (including photographers and camera crews) of print, online, and broadcast media to cover the Creativity World Forum on a complimentary basis. Other publications’ staff (non-editorial positions, such as publishers, advertising directors, and advertising representatives) may attend the Forum only if exhibiting and must pay all related fees. Members of the media interested and eligible to obtain press registrations should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is the cut–off date to make changes to or cancel hotel room reservation?
Any changes or cancellations to hotel reservations need to be emailed to email@example.com. Hotel cancellations must be made 48 hours to your selected arrival or your credit card will be charged one night room and tax.
Does it matter which hotel I choose?
You are welcome to stay wherever you choose. The official conference hotel is the Skirvin Hilton Hotel, which will have rooms available for only $145/night + taxes. For more information, click here.
Can I make my hotel reservations now?
Hotel reservations will be made during the online conference registration process. To receive the conference hotel rates, make your reservations online during registration, please do not call the hotel directly.
Will I receive a confirmation of my hotel reservation?
A confirmation of your reservation will be sent to you via email the week prior to the event. The confirmation will come from firstname.lastname@example.org, so please add this address to your "safe list." Only one confirmation will be sent, so please be sure to watch for it. Please note that the confirmation will NOT come directly from the hotel at which you will be staying.
When does the conference open/end? What is the first/last event?
A complete conference schedule can be found here.
Is there reserved seating in the sessions?
There is no reserved seating. Feel free to sit where you like!
If a session is full, what do I do?
We suggest that you get to the assigned meeting room at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the session to obtain a seat. You should also note the top two sessions you want to attend during a particular time slot, then you will have a back-up should a session fill up. Please note that all session rooms are set to help foster a creative learning environment and are set to the maximum number of seats allowed per the Fire Marshal.
Will the sessions be recorded for purchase?
No, unfortunately not. Handouts and copies of session slides will be available on this website from speakers who provide their materials.
How do I get from the airport to the Civic Center Music Hall?
For the best directions, please click here. This page provides information and links for travel options to and from the airport.
How far is the official conference hotel from the Civic Center Music Hall?
Is there accessibility for persons with disabilities at the Civic Center?
The Creativity World Forum and the Civic Center Music Hall strive to meet each attendee’s needs. For people with disabilities, that means providing a fully accessible environment. The Civic Center Music Hall complies with the regulations set by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). To help us accommodate your needs, please indicate your needs during online registration.
What do I do if I need to acquire a visa?
If you are in need of a visa to attend the Creativity World Forum, please contact the United States consulate in your country. For assistance with letters of invitation, send an e-mail to email@example.com
My question is not here. Who should I contact?
We’re sorry that we did not anticipate your question. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 405.360.1084 so we can assist you!