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Why should I attend?

SightLine 2016 brings together current leaders within the digital space for two days of knowledge sharing, professional training, and networking. With hundreds of IT professionals, business executives, and futurists in attendance, this interactive platform boasts a senior level demographic to answer your technology queries.


Who should attend?

If you are a CIO, CFO, VP of IT/IS/MIS, direct report to a VP, Manager/Director IT Department, Network Manager, Systems/Business Analyst, Chief Security Officer, Chief Information Security Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Business Executive, Manager, Researcher or Entrepreneur, you should attend SightLine 2016.


Where will the event be held?

The SightLine 2016 Conference will be held at SKY Armory located at 351 South Clinton Street, Syracuse, NY 13202.


Where can I stay?

The conference has negotiated a special rate at Hotel Skyler and The Genesee Grande, please note that your hotel accommodations are included with the Foresight pass purchase. If you are local, buying each pass (Innovation and Technology and/or the Whiskey & Wisdom event) a la carte will give you full access to the conference without the hotel. More information on these hotels can be found here:


Can I stay an additional night?

Should you need a hotel room for an additional night, these can be purchased à la carte through registration.


What if I’m from the local area and I don’t need a hotel?

You are welcome to purchase each pass and the kick-off party a la carte. If you would like the full two-day experience, just select "Foresight—No Hotel" at check-out on the registration page, here.


Are meals included?

Yes, all meals outlined in the agenda are included with your respective passes.

We will try to accommodate any dietary needs (e.g. vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, kosher, food allergies, etc.) to the extent we are able. Please indicate your needs during the registration process. We’ll contact individuals selecting those options prior to the conference to let you know what accommodations have been made for you.


What should I expect?

  • Half-day packed with engaging hands-on workshops in technology strategy, design, and implementation.

  • More than 15 breakouts designed to provide you with the tools you can use to take your business to the next level.

  • An exciting kick-off party with live music and electrifying performances that will keep you entertained as you sip and nosh with your fellow conference VIPs.

  • Unique promotional items for all registration levels.


Is there a group discount policy?

No, we do not offer discounted pricing for groups or special group rates at this time. [We are putting this on the list to revisit for the 2017 conference, so thanks for sharing your feedback.]


I have an allergy or specific dietary restriction. Whom should I contact?

We will do our best to accommodate your dietary needs. Please contact the SightLine Conference team by phone at 585-286-2986 or email at SightLine@annese.com by October 21, 2016.


Can I pay with a check and/or via an invoice?

Sure, we understand that often times companies provide payment for training and education through the Purchase Order process. Simply select the type of pass you would like at registration and check the "Invoice" button. We'll track your registration and email you over and invoice to use for payment. Please note, payment is required by October 31, 2016.


Is there a dress code?

Attire is business casual. Feel free to be comfortable in slacks, polo shirts, sweaters, blazers, blouses, and comfortable shoes. We do recommend you dress in layers as temperatures in meeting rooms can vary.


What is the cancellation policy?

A full refund will be provided to individuals who registered prior to October 2, 2016. There will not be refunds provided to individuals who register after October 2, 2016.


When is the last day I can register?

Registration is open until October 28, 2016.


What are the exhibitor hours?

The exhibit floor is open on Thursday, November 3, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and noon-2 pm.


I registered online, but I did not receive an email confirmation. How can I get a copy of my registration confirmation?

Please contact the SightLine Conference Team by phone at 585-286-2986 or email at SightLine@annese.com.


Where can I stay up to date on key conference information?

Stay tuned in via Facebook and Twitter or download our SightLine mobile app, here


How can I download the SightLine Mobile App?

To download the SightLine mobile application, please visit http://guidebook.com/g/sightline2016. After your download is complete, please enter “sightline” as the pass phrase. We recommend downloading the conference mobile app to learn more about our educational workshops and breakout sessions, to get to know our talented and engaging presenters, and to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.


Have a question that we didn’t answer?

Please contact the SightLine Conference Team by phone at 585-286-2986 or email at SightLine@annese.com.


How do I become a sponsor of SightLine 2016?

Sponsorships sell out quickly! Please visit http://www.sightlineconference.com/sponsors to learn how you can become a partner.

If you’re interested in a customized sponsorship package, please contact Kara Rudy from the SightLine Conference Team at 315-849-9170 or via email at krudy@annese.com.