Frequently Asked Questions

Logistics

When will the conference take place? Where is it located?

The 2024 CGA Conference & Expo will take place April 14-18, 2024 at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO.

How can I register? What are the registration rates?

CGA members will receive an email with registration details in November 2023, when registration opens. Please visit the REGISTRATION page for fees, deadlines, and other registration information.

What are the hotel options and rates and how can I reserve a room?

For CGA members and exhibitors, we have a hotel room block reserved at the Broadmoor. We also have hotel room blocks available at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Courtyard Colorado Springs South, and DoubleTree by Hilton Colorado Springs for those who are not currently CGA members and for members looking to stay elsewhere. Please visit the HOTEL INFORMATION page for more information and rates.Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with links to the hotel room blocks which are available to you.

The Broadmoor Hotel & Room Block Sold Out Night of the 17th

Please call the Broadmoor directly at 1-855-634-7711 to place yourself on the waitlist for the evening of Wednesday, April 17th.
Rooms are still available in all other event hotels.

What meals are included with conference registration?

Breakfast will be provided on Tuesday and Wednesday and lunch will be provided Monday-Wednesday. Food and beverages will also be provided during all networking events including the welcome reception and Night of Networking.

Conference & Expo

What types of sessions or workshops are being offered?

The CGA Conference & Expo provides a multitude of educational programming for damage prevention professionals at all levels of experience from various stakeholder groups. These facilitated discussions, speakers and breakout sessions will help you develop the knowledge, skills and ideas you need to better serve your organization, move forward in your professional development and engage effectively with industry peers.

Is the conference schedule available?

The SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE page will provide you with an outline of the schedule. Additional details including content tracks, core discussion topics, and a full conference schedule will be posted on our website as they are confirmed – please check back monthly for updates! 

*Exhibitors will be able to attend all educational programming without missing valuable networking time at their booths, as exhibit hall hours and sessions will not overlap.

Membership

Am I eligible for the member rate?

All CGA members are eligible for the CGA Conference & Expo member rates. If you have a question about your membership status, please email membership@commongroundalliance.com.

Do I have to be a CGA member to participate?

No, the 2024 CGA Conference & Expo is open to CGA members and potential members alike. Learn more about CGA membership and the benefits here. Conference registration discounts are automatically applied to CGA members.

Exhibiting & Sponsorship

How can I reserve exhibit space in the exhibit hall?

Members can secure their booth here and non-members can secure their booth here.

How can my organization become a conference sponsor?

Sponsorship at the 2024 CGA Conference & Expo showcases your commitment to underground damage prevention, while also providing you the opportunity to network with top executives and industry leaders. Learn more about these opportunities and secure your sponsorship here.

Can I advertise in the conference program?

Yes, you can purchase your ad here. Please contact sales@commongroundalliance.com if you have any questions related to exhibiting, sponsorships, or advertising.

Policies

What is the cancellation policy for the conference?

Cancellations received by February 29, 2024 will be refunded, minus a 10% processing fee. Cancellations received after the cancellation cutoff date or nonattendance will not be refunded. Cancellation and refund requests must be received in writing to registration@commongroundalliance.com. Registrations can be transferred to another colleague within the same company at any time.

Please remember that canceling your registration does not automatically cancel your hotel and travel arrangements. Attendees are responsible for canceling their own hotel and travel reservations.

How do I make changes to my registration?

Refer to your registration confirmation email sent by registration@commongroundalliance.com and click the link to access your attendee portal. Once on the attendee portal page, navigate to the “Contact Information” section and select “Edit Contact Information”. In your attendee portal, you can also submit payment and add special events.

When is the 2025 Annual Conference & Expo?

The 2025 CGA Conference & Expo will take place at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, FL from April 7-11, 2025.