FAQs

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Locations and Dates

When is Avid Connect?

Friday, April 6 – Sunday, April 8, 2018.
Avid Connect 2018 conveniently takes place just before NAB 2018.

Where is Avid Connect?

All conference sessions, meals and networking activities will take place at:

Wynn Las Vegas
3131 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

Registration

How much does Avid Connect cost?

The registration fee depends on when you register for Avid Connect 2018—the earlier, the better!

Summer Savings
$395
October 1 through December 31, 2017

Standard
$495
January 1 through March 30, 2018

On-site
$595
April 1 through April 8, 2018

How do I register?

Registration can be completed online by going to the registration page.

I received a promo code. How do I apply it to my registration?

If you have not yet registered for Avid Connect 2018, begin your registration and enter your discount code on the payment page and the system will recalculate your registration fee.

If you have already registered, please forward your promo code to our registration team at aca@avid.com. Please allow up to 48 hours for your request to be processed, any refunds issued will usually post to your account within 7 to 10 business days after the request has been processed.

What is the payment policy?

Avid Connect 2018 registration accepts and all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express). Payment must accompany your registration in order for it to be processed.

What is the cancellation policy?

All cancellations must be received in writing by sending your cancellation notice to aca@avid.com. For a full refund, cancellations must be received by 12:00 noon (EDT) on Friday, March 30. No refunds will be given after 12:00 noon (EDT) on Friday, March 30, 2018.

Are attendee substitutions permitted?

If you’re unable to attend Avid Connect 2018, you may transfer your registration to another person. Please email aca@avid.com with the new attendee's name and contact information by Friday, March 30, 2018. Substitutions will not be granted after this date.

Can I bring a guest?

Guest passes are available for $75 for the party on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Guests will not be permitted to attend any of the Avid Connect 2018 conference sessions, meals or showcase.

Will Avid Connect sell out?

Space is limited and Avid Connect 2018 will sell out, we highly recommend you register as soon as possible.

Travel and Hotel

Where is the Wynn Las Vegas located?

The Wynn Las Vegas is located at 3131 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, on the Las Vegas strip.

Are there special hotel rates?

To get the best rates, choose from over 30 hotels through the NAB Housing Bureau at: http://attendeemx.expobook.com/home/index/305.

Which airport is closest to Las Vegas?

McCarran International Airport (LAS) is the closest major airport, an easy 10-minute drive to/from the conference hotel.

How do I arrange ground transportation?

McCarran International Airport offers taxis, limousines and shuttles to and from the airport. For more information and reservations, visit www.mccarran.com.

Where can I find information about Las Vegas?

For information on things to do during your stay in San Francisco, check-out the city’s official visitors’ website.

What is the weather like in Las Vegas in April

The average temperature during the day is in the low 80s °F (approx. 27°C), and evening temps range from the mid-50s °F (12°C). Please check www.weather.com before you arrive.

Agenda and Sessions

What kinds of sessions can I expect this year?

We are in the process of finalizing sessions. We will be launching the full agenda with speakers, session titles, dates and times, etc. in early 2018.

How can I submit an idea for a session?

If you would like to participate as a speaker at Avid Connect 2018, you can submit your application online by visiting our Call for Speakers page.

Will there be product exhibits?

The Partner Exhibits are the hub of activity at Avid Connect 2018! You’ll be able to network face-to-face with prominent visionaries and emerging leaders across video, audio, broadcast and film and see their latest products and solutions.

What are the scheduled events for Avid Connect 2018?

You can preview the Avid Connect 2018 agenda here. We will continue to add more details to the agenda so please check back often.

Meals and Miscellaneous

Which meals will be provided at the conference?

The following meal functions are included as part of the conference registration fee for all attendees:

Saturday, April 7
Breakfast, lunch, refreshment breaks and cocktails and dinner.

Sunday, April 8
Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks.

Whom should I contact if I require additional assistance or have dietary restrictions?

During registration, you can indicate any special dietary needs you have for conference meals. If you have additional concerns or questions, please email aca@avid.com.

What is the recommended attire for the conference?

Attire for Avid Connect is business casual. Meeting room temperatures can be cool, so we suggest you wear layered clothing for comfort and flexibility.

How do I redeem my NAB exhibitor pass?

As part of your registration, you will receive a free exhibitor pass to NAB ($150 value). Your complimentary registration code will be emailed to in early 2018.

What if I still have unanswered questions about Avid Connect 2018?

For more information, please contact us at aca@avid.com.

Is there a mobile app for Avid Connect?

Yes, but it hasn't launched yet. Keep checking back here for updates—it’s coming soon!