Committee Meetings & Events FAQs

How to request and update Ancillary Events

What you'll find on this page:

Timeline:

  • Friday, August 11, 2017: Deadline to enter new events & edit existing events.
  • Friday, August 25 - Tuesday, September 8: Rooms will be assigned during this time. Keep a look-out for the email letting you know your venue, room, and food & beverage menu.
  • Friday, September 1, 2017: Deadline to enter food & beverage orders.
  • Friday, September 15, 2017: Full ancillary event list will be posted on the website.

What you need to do to enter in a new event:

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  1. Check to make sure the event was not held last year, if so, alternate instructions are provided below.
  2. Enter a new event here.
  3. Add contact information.
  4. Click on the Setup Event step and enter all necessary information, including A/V needs.
    • If you will be ordering Food & Beverage for this event, you will receive a separate email once the room has been assigned. At that time, you will receive a menu and be able to go back in and update the event with your order.
    • You will need a billing code to add A/V, Food & Beverages, Phone, or Internet.
  5. Select a Date/Time for the event.
  6. Check the confirmation page to review what has been entered.

What you need to do for an event held at Annual last year:

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  1. Login using your portal link to see what events you are currently responsible for. You should have received an email including your portal link and event submission instructions. If you do not have your portal link, email meetings@aiche.org.
  2. Check the contact information that we have on file for you by clicking on the Contact Information Step.
  3. Click on the Setup Event step and enter all necessary information, including A/V needs.
    • If you will be ordering Food & Beverage for this event, you will receive a separate email once the room has been assigned. At that time, you will receive a menu and be able to go back in and update the event with your order.
    • You will need a billing code to add A/V, Food & Beverages, Phone, or Internet.
  4. Select a Date/Time for the event.
  5. Check the confirmation page to review what has been entered.

If you are no longer the contact person for an event:

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Email meetings@aiche.org to let us know:

  1. The name of the event.
  2. That you are no longer the contact person for the event.
  3. The name and email of the new contact person.

If you need to withdraw an event:

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Email meetings@aiche.org to let us know:

  1. The name of the event.
  2. That the event should be withdrawn.

What you will want to know about logistics:

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  • Venues: Scheduled events will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center and Hilton Minneapolis.

Ordering Food & Beverage:

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  • Food & beverage orders cannot be made until a room has been assigned to the event.
  • Once a room has been assigned to an event, we will be able to provide the associated food & beverage menu for the venue.
  • You will receive a separate email containing the food & beverage menu at the time of scheduling.
  • After you receive this email with the menu, you will be able to go back into the system and update your event with you order.
  • You will need a billing code to add Food & Beverage.

Ordering Telephone & Internet Connections

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This willbe available to be submitted in your event page in Confex.

Billing Codes:

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  • A billing code is required for all A/V, food & beverage, phone, and internet orders. You will not be able to enter an order without a billing code.
  • If you do not know your billing code: contact your division or forum treasurer, or division or forum staff liaison. Staff liaisons will be able to get your code from AIChE Accounting.

Where will the Annual Meeting Events List be available?

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  1. On the Annual Meeting website, in the online technical program (look for Annual Meeting Events).
  2. On the Annual Meeting website, as a pdf.
  3. In the 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting App.
  4. Printed versions will be available at onsite registration at the Annual Meeting.

University Receptions:

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University Reception details will be available in the near future. Do not enter room requests.