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Registration

FOUR WAYS TO REGISTER

 
  1. Register online. Online registration will be open for the Chicago, IL conference through 5pm, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), September 8 and through 5pm, EDT, September 18 for the Dallas, TX conference.
  2. Call MACC, Inc. at 215-822-6319 and use your MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or Discover card.
  3. Fax your completed registration form with credit card payment to 2013 Baldrige Regional Conferences, c/o MACC, Inc., at 215-822-3332.
  4. Fill out the registration form and mail it to:
    2013 Baldrige Regional Conferences
    c/o MACC, Inc.
    P.O. Box 513
    Colmar, PA 18915-0513

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

Chicago, IL

Dallas, TX

Advance Registration

$445

By August 21

By September 3

Regular Registration

$495

August 22-September 8

September 4-18

On-site Registration*

$545

Beginning September 8, 5pm EDT

Beginning September 18, 5pm EDT


*After 5pm EDT, September 8 for Chicago and after 5pm EDT, September 18 for Dallas, 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.

Examiner Discount: 2013 National Baldrige Program Examiners, 2013 Illinois Performance Excellence Examiners, and 2013 Quality Texas 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 Education, Examiner, and Group Discounts cannot be combined with one another.

Pre-Conference Workshop

A Pre-Conference Workshop will be offered on September 11 for the Chicago, IL conference and on September 24 for the Dallas, TX 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/Discover) 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). Online 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

Chicago, IL

Dallas, TX

Cancellation with full refund

By August 21

By September 3

Cancellation with $100 fee

August 22-September 8

September 4-18

Cancellation with no refund

Beginning September 8, 5pm EDT

Beginning September 18, 5pm EDT


For information on registration contact MACC at 2013 Baldrige Regional Conferences, c/o MACC, Inc., P.O. Box 513, Colmar, PA 18915-0513, phone 215-822-6319, fax 215-822-3332 or email maccinc@comcast.net.
 

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