What is the dress code?
Attire is business casual. More importantly, remember to bring comfortable shoes and layers as temperatures in meeting rooms can vary.
When and where is FPA NexGen Gathering?
Gathering will be held at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada from August 23-25, 2022.
I have a question about membership with FPA, who can I talk to?
To learn more about membership or ask questions about your current membership, please contact the member services team at email@example.com.
I have a question about partnerships with FPA, who can I talk to?
To learn more about partnering with FPA, please contact the strategic partnerships team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I book my hotel room for FPA NexGen Gathering?
FPA has partnered with the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino to offer a discounted nightly rate for event participants. Please find additional information on the location & lodging page for Gathering to book accommodations.
What is the hotel refund policy?
Any reservations made through the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino for FPA NexGen Gathering may be canceled up to seventy-two (72) hours before the attendee’s scheduled arrival date.
When is the deadline to book hotel reservations?
Room reservations may be booked at the contracted rate until July 21, 2022, or until sold out. After this date, rates and availability are not guaranteed.
Is there a shuttle to/from the airport and the Flamingo?
No, there is not a hotel shuttle. Attendees will be responsible for transportation between the airport and hotel.
How can I register for FPA NexGen Gathering?
Event registration is now closed. If you require assistance or have questions, please call the Member Engagement team at (800) 322-4237 x2.
What is included in my registration fee?
Event registration includes access to all education breakout sessions, keynote sessions, and meal functions (breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks as indicated on the schedule).
When is the registration deadline?
The deadline to register for FPA NexGen Gathering is July 21, 2022.
Do I need to register for sessions ahead of time?
No, all content and sessions are included in your registration and do not need to be selected ahead of time.
What is the registration cancellation policy?
FPA NexGen Gathering registration cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing to email@example.com by July 15, 2022. A refund of all fees, less a $50 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by this date. Refunds will be returned to the original payer and in the original method of payment.
Please note that refunds will not be given for no-shows. All requests for exceptions to the cancellation/refund policy must be submitted in writing by the registrant with appropriate documentation no later than July 15, 2022. After this date, no refund considerations will be made.
A transfer of your full registration to another individual is permitted prior to the conference start date by submitting a written request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will I get a refund if the event is canceled?
FPA is committed to hosting FPA NexGen Gathering at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino in August. If Gathering is not permitted to take place for any reason beyond our control, attendee registration will be refunded in full.
What is the event cancellation policy?
FPA reserves the right to cancel any event due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. If FPA cancels the event, participants will be offered a full refund. Should circumstances arise that result in the postponement of the event, FPA has the right to issue a full refund or transfer the registration to the same event at the new, future date. FPA will not be responsible for any participant’s expenses related to the cancellation or postponement of the event.
Will Gathering be a hybrid event?
FPA has decided to proceed with an in-person event. There will be no hybrid or online component to the event.
CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE)
How many sessions will qualify for continuing education (CE) credits?
You can earn a maximum of 2 hours of CE Credit.
How do I earn CE credit for the sessions I attend at Gathering?
FPA applies for acceptance from the CFP Board and reports continuing education to the CFP Board on behalf of all conference attendees. CFP Board has final authority on the acceptance of eligible sessions.
At the end of the qualifying session you will need to complete the session evaluation found in the FPA NexGen Gathering mobile app in order to receive credit.
Who do you submit CE to on my behalf and how long does it take?
FPA will automatically report credit to CFP Board within three weeks of the conference. Please be certain FPA has your CFP Board ID by logging into your FPA account and checking your profile. If you hold additional designations, you will need to self-report credit to the appropriate association or board.
Does CE qualify for other designations other than the CFP® designation? If you hold other designations, you will need to self-report credit to the other associations or boards, including the Society of Financial Service Professionals (SFSP), Professional Achievement in Continuing Education (PACE), Investments and Wealth Institute (CIMA) and American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). Each agency, board or organization has the final authority on the acceptance of credit.
Is there going to be a capacity limit on the number of attendees?
We are not currently enforcing a capacity limit.
Will I be required to wear a mask?
FPA encourages all participants to follow state and federal guidelines concerning COVID. Regardless of your decision to wear or not wear a mask, everyone's individual choice will be respected.
Do I need to have my temperature checked upon entry?
Temperature screening will not take place before entry. If you feel sick you are asked not to travel to the event and FPA will work with you to refund your registration. If you become sick on-site, you are requested to remain in your hotel room and contact show management at email@example.com. FPA will work in concert with the hotel to direct the participant toward appropriate medical care.
Do I need to show proof of a negative COVID test in order to attend Gathering?
There is not currently a requirement to show proof of a negative COVID test prior to arrival onsite. If you begin to feel sick or you have a temperature, you are encouraged to stay home and not participate in the event.
What is FPA doing to encourage the safety of attendees?
- Provide different seating opportunities for participants that are moderately distanced;
- Have self-tests onsite for participants;
- Install hand sanitizer stations throughout the event space;
- Provide personal protection equipment (PPE) to every individual attending the conference. PPE includes hand sanitizer and masks;
- Working in collaboration with the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino where employees have been trained on enhanced cleaning and disinfectant protocols for all surfaces.