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    • Tuesday, June 18, 2019
    • Thursday, June 20, 2019
    • University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    Monday, June 17, 2019 – Thursday, June 20th, 2019

    University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    The 22nd annual Elevator U conference is planned for June 17-20, 2019.  The conference is being hosted by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The educational sessions and vendor expo location will be confirmed shortly as will being able to register for this event. The main hotel for the event will be the Hilton, Charlotte, University Place. 

    Click the .pdf link below to download and view the 2019 Conference Agenda and booklet which provides an excellent opportunity to learn what our annual conferences are all about. ELEVATOR U Booklet 2019.pdf

    Tentative Agenda – Educational Sessions Can Be Viewed In The Link Above

    Monday June 17th, 2019
    11:00 am  –  5:30 pm – Golf Outing - Olde Sycamore 

    Fee/Registration Required: $85.00 - Tentative Start Time: 11 am. 

    5:30 pm  –  9:00 pm
    Elevator U - Board of Directors Meeting – Location: TBD

    Tuesday June 18th, 2019
    8:30 am  –  9:30 am – Registration & Continental Breakfast
    9:30 am –  10:00 am – Welcome to Elevator U 2019
    10:00 am  –  5:00 pm – Educational Sessions
    5:30 pm  –  9:30 pm  – Social Event – Dinner

    Wednesday June 19, 2019
    9:00 am  –  10:00 am  – Breakfast, Nominations & Voting
    10:00 am  –  11:00 am – Vendor-Mercials
    11:00 am  –  5:00 pm – Educational Sessions
    5:30 pm  –  9:30 pm – Vendor EXPO Opened  – EESF Silent Auction, Dinner and Drinks
    *Vendor booths must be taken down and packed for shipping by midnight on 6/19.

    Thursday June 20, 2019
    9:00 am  –  10:00 am – Breakfast – Membership Meeting
    10:00 am  –  3:00 pm – Educational Sessions

    3:30 pm  –  4:00 pm  – Closing

    **Schedule Subject to Change. Some of the programs have been submitted for continuing education credits. Please check with the EU Board regarding which qualify for QEI/CET/CAT.  

    EU Conference Fees
    $300 per person – 3-Days – **Includes $100 Membership Fee For 2019-2020 Year

    Exhibitor Fees – Table Top Exhibit Space 
    $1000 per booth space/company EU Member – Includes Exhibit Table & Educational Conference For One Representative. **Includes $100 Membership Fee For 2018-2019 Year
    $130 per person for an extra worker
    8 x 2.5 Foot Draped Tables Provided
    ***Table Top Booth Exhibit, Large POP UP’s Will Not Fit***

    As with every year, plan on great learning experiences, interesting conversation and awesome networking opportunities from your colleagues. 

Registration Fees

EU Professional Member Conference Fees - (Non Vendors/Exhibitors)$300 per person – 3-Days – **Includes $100 Membership Fee For 2019-2020 Year

Exhibitor Fees –  Table Top Exhibit Space $1000 per booth space/company EU Member – Includes Exhibit Table & Educational Conference For One Representative. **Includes $100 Membership Fee For 2019-2020  Year$130 per person for an extra worker8 x 2.5 Foot Draped Tables Provided***Table Top Booth Exhibit***
Monday, June 18th - Golf Outing Monday, Time/Location; TBD - Price: $75.00

EU Member - Guest - Social Functions Only - Price: $170.00

Sponsorship Opportunities

Day 1 - Opening Breakfast  - $1,900.00 | Mid Morning Break - $1,500.00 | Lunch - $2,100.00 | Dinner - $5,000.00  | Bar - $4,000.00 | Entertainment - $3,000.00

Day 2 Breakfast -$1,800.00 Mid Morning Break - $1,500.00 | Lunch/Expo - $2,100.00 | Mid Afternoon Break - $1,500.00 | Dinner - Expo/Auction - $6,000.00 | Bar - Dinner/Auction/Expo - $5,000.00

Day 3 Breakfast $ 1,800.00 |  Closing Lunch - $2,100.00 

Sponsor & Support EU  

Foundation Sponsor - $250

Sponsor Low Rise - $500

Sponsor Mid Rise - $1000

Sponsor High Rise - $5000

Sponsor Penthouse - $10000

Vendormercials - Note That These Slots Will Fill Up Fast. 

$100.00 for each 5 minute slot. 

Conference Hotel & Location

Hilton Charlotte University Place

8629 JM Keynes Drive

Charlotte, NC 28262

Phone: 704-547-7444


Statement of Liability Waiver


The organizers of Elevator U’s 22nd Annual Conference & Expo expressly disclaim liability for acts or omissions of the organizers and for third parties including facilities suppliers and exhibitors in conjunction with the event or for the safety of any attendee while in transit to or from this event. The organizers of this event shall not be liable for any delays or failure in performance or interruption of services resulting directly or indirectly from any cause or circumstance beyond the reasonable control of the organizers including but not limited to, acts of God, war, terrorism, failure of transportation, weather, accidents, fires, electrical failures, strikes, labor disputes, postal delays, explosions, and government orders or regulations.

The organizers reserve the right to cancel this function without liability. Attendees who purchased nonrefundable airline tickets do so at their own risk. The total amount of any and all liability of the organizers will be limited to a refund of the attendance fee.

Elevator U expressly disclaims any liability arising out of attendee’s consumption of alcoholic beverages in conjunction with Elevator U’s 22nd Annual Conference & Expo. Recognizing the nature of receptions and the potential for alcohol abuse at conferences, vendor and or Elevator U sponsored events will also offer non-alcoholic drinks. Persons under the age of 21 will be denied alcoholic beverages. Conference participants are responsible for their own well being. The organizers expressly disclaim liability for any acts or omissions of attendees resulting from excessive drinking, recklessness or negligence on the part of any conference participant(s).

Attendees/Exhibitors at the 2019 Annual Conference agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Elevator U, its officers, directors and agents, against all claims arising out of actions or omissions of Attendee/ Exhibitor at or in connection with the 2019 Annual Conference except for Elevator U’s own gross negligence or willful misconduct. Elevator U agrees that it will indemnify and hold harmless Attendee/Exhibitor against all claims arising out of the acts or omissions of Elevator U, its officers, directors and agents in connection with the 2019 Annual Conference except for Attendee’s/Exhibitor’s own gross negligence or willful misconduct.

Elevator U reserves the right to substitute an equally qualified speaker in case of an emergency or cancellation. Elevator U has no duty of due diligence with respect to presenters, exhibitors, or sponsors, and makes no endorsements of any presentation or product. The views, opinions, and presentations of speakers at Elevator U’s Conference may not reflect those of Elevator U or its volunteers.

Your conference registration form acknowledges acceptance of these terms and provisions of registration.

Elevator U Board of Directors


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