FAQ & Information
Registration & Fees
When is CONNECT 2018?
November 5 – November 8, 2018
What does the conference cost?
Save $400 when you pre-pay by August 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,995 per attendee
Save $300 when you register by September 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,095 per attendee
Save $200 when you register by October 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,195 per attendee
Group rate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,995 per attendee
Group rate applies when two or more company members attend CONNECT 2018. Receive a credit by January 31, 2019 for each attendee meeting the criteria.
Do you offer a group rate?
Yes, companies sending two or more attendees will receive the group rate of $1,995 per attendee. After the conference concludes and attendance is audited, a credit will be posted to the company account by January 31, 2019 for each attendee meeting the group discount criteria.
Can attendees split conference days and pay one registration fee?
No, conference registration fees cannot be shared or combined.
Which payment methods do you accept?
Credit cards are the only accepted method of payment. Our registration site is a secured site, and payments are processed by PayPal.
I prepaid for the conference; how is the fee applied so I am not charged?
Your prepaid seat will automatically be reflected on the verify page as a zero balance.
If I prepay but can't attend in 2018, may I apply the conference registration and hotel fees to CONNECT 2019?
Sorry, all prepaid fees must be used for the current conference and may not be carried forward.
If I can't attend, how do I cancel my conference registration?
To cancel your completed registration, please send an email including your name, company, and registration number to CSC Corptax® University at firstname.lastname@example.org
A full credit, less a $250 registration fee per registrant, will be issued if the cancellation notice is received by Sunday, October 7. Cancellations received AFTER October 7, as well as no-shows, will be charged the full conference fee.
- Conference cancellations will be applied as a credit to the company account. No credit card refunds will be processed.
- Conference discounts cannot be combined
- Conference registration fees cannot be shared
- Residents of Connecticut will be charged sales tax on all fees
CSC Corptax® shall not be held liable for any non-performance of the conference resulting from circumstances or causes beyond its reasonable control, including, without limitation, fire or other casualty; act of God; strike or labor dispute; war or other violence; or any law, order of requirement of any governmental agency or authority. In the event that the conference is canceled for any of the above reasons, Corptax may refund the conference registration fee or a portion thereof and will not be liable for any other expenses incurred by participants.
Does the conference registration fee include the hotel?
No, the hotel cost is separate from the conference registration fee.
Hotel & Travel
Where will CONNECT 2018 be held?
At the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745
How do I make a reservation at the Gaylord National?
To make your reservation at the Gaylord National, please click here.
If I prepaid for the hotel, how can I change my reservation?
An email with your confirmation will be sent to you once the reservation is booked. It contains instructions for making reservation changes.
Are hotel costs included in the conference fee?
No, the conference registration fee does not include hotel costs.
General Conference Information
When can I check-in at the conference?
Sunday, November 4, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., ET
Monday – Wednesday, November 5 – 7, 2018, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., ET
What do I receive when I attend CONNECT 2018?
Conference attendees receive many benefits, including:
- Experienced instructors
- CPE credit for sessions attended and logged
- Access to conference materials
- Networking opportunities
- Sunday evening Welcome reception; Monday and Tuesday evening receptions
- Tuesday Feed My Starving Children volunteer event and Wednesday night Special Event at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum
- Daily continental breakfast, lunch, and beverage/snack breaks
Will I receive conference materials prior to my arrival at the conference?
Yes, session materials will be available to download or print prior to the conference.
May I bring a guest to meals and networking events?
Sorry, only conference attendees are allowed to attend meals, receptions, and events.
What is conference attire?
Comfortable business casual attire is appropriate for the conference. Temperatures in Washington D.C. during November typically range from a high of 59 degrees to a low of 38 degrees. Conference meeting rooms tend to be cool, so for your comfort we recommend bringing a jacket or sweater to training sessions.
Is CSC Corptax® a registered CPE Sponsor?
Yes, Corptax is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credits. Corptax is also registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a CPE Sponsor.
What is the CSC Corptax® Sponsor License Number?
NASBA National Registry of CPE Sponsors – Sponsor License Number: 108611.
Texas State Board of Public Accountancy – Sponsor Number: 009498.
Will I receive CPE credit?
Sessions offered during conference week are eligible for CPE credit as noted in the session descriptions, with the exception of meal functions, the Tax Transformation Workshop, and software demonstrations. One CPE credit equals 50 minutes of session time. Remember, in order to receive CPE credit, you must complete the CPE voucher and turn it in at the Conference Information Desk.
Will there be course evaluations?
In accordance with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) standards, course evaluations will be available online and accessible via computer, smartphone, and tablet.