You’ve got questions – we’ve got answers.
When and where is the BuildingEnergy Conference?
March 5-7, 2013 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. March 5 launches the conference with full and half-day intensive workshops. The trade show and the conference sessions run March 6 and 7, 2013.
When can I see what the tracks and sessions are going to be?
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Can I get professional CEUs?
Yes, you can get CEUs for AIA, BPI, and GBCI (USGBC), to name a few. We are working on getting credits for those who have a Construction Supervisor’s License in MA as well.
What days does the trade show run?
Wednesday and Thursday, March 6-7, 2013.
What about the demonstration stages? When are they running?
Same deal as the trade-show. Wednesday and Thursday, March 6-7, 2013.
Is this conference only for members?
Not at all. This conference welcomes people from all corners of many different industries. You need everyone working together to create sustainability in the built environment.
Can I come even if I don’t work directly in the sustainability industry?
Yes! By the way, we are especially trying to reach bankers who play a role in construction finance, if you know any. Refer a colleague
How much does it cost to attend?
There are early bird prices (the cheapest, especially for current members) regular prices and on site prices (most pricey). See pricing grid
Is there a discount if I’m a NESEA member?
Yes! You receive $50 off your conference ticket, even the very cheap early bird price. For NESEA business members it’s $75 off. See a full list of member benefits here.
Where is the Seaport World Trade Center, and how do I get there?
The Seaport WTC is located on Seaport Boulevard, South Boston, within walking distance of the Institute for Contemporary Art and the Harpoon Brewery.
Where do I stay?
BE attendees get a discount at the comfortable, convenient, green luxury hotel, Seaport Boston. But you can stay anywhere in or near Boston and still have easy access to the conference center. Here’s a list of other places to stay.
What about food?
Lunch tickets are provided for every full day conference pass purchased (a maximum of 2 per person.) Trade Show Passes (otherwise known as Exhibit Passes) do not include lunch, but don’t worry, there’s a concession stand right on the trade show floor for a quick, convenient, and reasonably priced lunch or snack.
Coffee is provided in the mornings, and water stations are available to all throughout the day.
Is there wireless Internet service available?
Yes, in both the exhibit hall and the conference center. Live Tweeting (#be13)/live blogging of the event is encouraged, so plan on bringing chargers for your devices.
How do I get updates about the conference?
You can subscribe to the NESEA Newsletter and/or to BuildingEnergy email updates here. For those of you who like to get your news in real-time, you can follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ or join our LinkedIn group (linked up at the top of the site).
Where do I park?
There’s plenty of surface lots available around the conference center. Plan your trip here.
What if I still have a question?
Well, it would seem you’ve got quite a conundrum. Visit the Contact Page to direct your question to the appropriate staff member.