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2014 Baldrige Regional Conferences

Registration Information

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Conference registrations include attendance to the plenary session and all concurrent sessions. Continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, and a networking lunch are also included. Advance and Regular registrations must be submitted by 5 pm Eastern Daylight Time on the dates listed below. After the Regular registration cut-off dates, registrations must be paid on site on the day of the conference. For an additional fee, an optional Pre-Conference Workshop will be available to a limited number of registrants. Details are below describing fees, faculty, group, and Examiner discounts, payment information, and the cancellation and substitution policy.

Registrations must be submitted by 5 pm Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on the dates listed below.

Registration Type Fee Des Moines, IA Scottsdale, AZ
Advance Registration $445 By August 23 By September 6
Regular Registration $495 August 24-September 10 September 7-24
On-site Registration* $545 After 5 pm EDT, September 10 September 24, 5pm EDT

*After 5pm EDT, September 10 for Des Moines and after 5pm EDT, September 24 for Scottsdale, registrations must be completed on site.

EDUCATION, EXAMINER, and GROUP DISCOUNTS

Education Discount: Individuals who have full-time employment with a college, university, school district, secondary school, or elementary school receive a $50 discount per registrant off the advance, regular, or on-site registration fee, as appropriate. The education discounts cannot be combined with the Examiner or group discounts.

Examiner Discount: 2014 National Baldrige Program Examiners, 2012 Iowa Recongition for Performance Excellence Examiners, and 2012 Arizona Quality Alliance Performance Excellence Program Examiners receive a $50 discount per registrant off the advance, regular or on-site registration fee, as appropriate.

Group Discount: Groups of 5 or more receive a $50 discount per registrant off the advance, regular, or on-site registration fee, as appropriate. Registrations must be made as a group. The full conference fee will be charged if cancellations reduce the group to fewer than 5 employees. Substitutions may be made at any time. The Group discounts cannot be combined with the Examiner or education discounts.

The Education, Examiner, and Group Discounts cannot be combined with one another.

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP

A Pre-Conference Workshop will be offered on September 13 for the Des Moines, IA conference and on September 27 for the Scottsdale, AZ conference. The workshop is available with or without a Regional Conference registration. The workshop is limited to 60 registrants. Because workshop materials are prepared in advance for each registrant, on site registrations are not accepted.

With a Regional Conference Registration (at the same location), the fee is $50 (Advance or Regular)

Pre-Conference Workshop Only, the fee is $150 (Advance or Regular)

PAYMENT INFORMATION

This registration form must be accompanied by payment in full (U.S. currency only), via a major credit card (VISA/MC/AMEX) that will be charged, or a check or money order. Sorry, we cannot accept purchase orders.

All checks for the Baldrige Regional Conferences should be made payable to the “MBNQA Foundation. For credit card payments, “Baldrige Regional Conference” will be listed as the payee on all registrants' credit card statements. Those who register by phone will be asked to fax a statement to MACC authorizing MACC to charge their named credit card in the amount of their registration fee in order to complete their registration. You will receive confirmation of your registration by postal mail, e-mail, or fax (domestic attendees only). On-line registrants will be sent an automatic acknowledgement of registration by e-mail.

CANCELLATION AND SUBSTITUTION POLICY

All requests for cancellation must be made in writing and faxed or e-mailed to MACC by 5 pm on the dates listed below. Substitutions may be made at any time.

Cancellation Type Des Moines, IA Scottsdale, AZ
Cancellation with full refund By August 23 By September 6
Cancellation with $100 fee August 24-September 10 September 7-24
Cancellation with no refund After September 10 After September 24

[Individual/Faculty Registration]   [Group Registration (5 or more)] **
[Examiner Registration]  

** If you have more than 15 people in your group, please click on add more people to your group button at the bottom of the last page on the screen. You must have a least 5 per group form submissision - i.e., if you want to register 19 people, register 14 of the on the first submission and 5 on the second submission.

For information on registration contact MACC at 2014 Baldrige Regional Conferences, c/o MACC, Inc., P.O. Box 513, Colmar, PA 18915-0513, phone 215-822-6319, or fax 215-822-3332.