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Annual Conference: What to Know Before You Go 2019

HOTEL
Omni Fort Worth offers a true taste of Texas hospitality and authenticity. Conveniently located in the heart of Fort Worth’s exciting downtown, the hotel is within walking distance from the city’s cultural centers, restaurants and nightlife. 

Omni Fort Worth• 1300 Houston  • Fort Worth, Texas
817-535-6664

Check-in is at 4 p.m., and check-out is at 11 a.m. Complimentary Wi-Fi access is available in common areas and for Omni Select members’ guest rooms. Non-Select guests may purchase Wi-Fi access for their guestrooms.

TRANSPORTATION
Omni Fort Worth is located approximately 30 minutes (26 miles) from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. CCBO has arranged for a discount shuttle service between the airport and hotel with SuperShuttle. To book a SuperShuttle from DFW to the Omni or the return trip to the airport, simply click here and enter the code LJDR2 when prompted. The discount code is good on rides between Oct. 22 – Nov. 1, 2019.

PARKING
Valet parking is $30 + tax per night/per vehicle* – overnight parking (unlimited in/out privileges). Oversized vehicle parking is $40 + tax per night/per vehicle*. Daily and event valet parking is $22 per vehicle* (no in/out privileges). City-operated self-parking is located nearby.Self-parking is approximately $22 per vehicle* (no in/out privileges). This is available at the city-operated garage adjacent to the hotel. The garage entrance is on 11th Street between Houston and Throckmorton, one block north of the hotel.

*Prices are subject to change

General Information

NEW FOR 2019
CCBO has developed Connection Points to allow members and Business Partners to better connect with each other. Members, check out these new featuresand how they can help you better connect at the Annual Conference. Business Partners Sponsors and Exhibitors can complete the online formto let CCBO know how you plan to utilize the 2019 Connection Points. 

CONFERENCE ORIENTATION
Are you a first-time CCBO Annual Conference Attendee? Do you want to maximize your time in Fort Worth? CCBO held a virtual Orientation on Ocotber 22. If you were unable to participate you can can listen to the audio recording.

FOOD ALLERGIES 
CCBO is making every effort to accommodate food allergies or dietary restrictions. Please email info@ccbo.orgwith any pertinent allergy or dietary considerations. Thank you. 

WEATHER & SUGGESTED ATTIRE
October temperatures in Fort Worth average a high of 81°F and a low of 58°F.  Attire for the entire event is business casual, with the exception of the Tuesday Awards banquet, which is business attire. Please bring a sweater, jacket or long sleeve shirt for the meeting rooms as comfort levels may vary. Additionally, the Saturday evening Leadership Academy/Pre-Conference Reception will be held outside. For the Sunday Reception “cowboy” attire is optional.

AT&T STADIUM TOUR
If you registered for the optional AT&T Stadium – Home of the Dallas Cowboys Tour, please meet in the Omni lobby at 3:15 p.m. on Monday, October 28. Transportation to and from the stadium is included in your tour and leaves at 3:30 p.m. to ensure timely arrival at the stadium. Casual attire and comfortable shoes are suggested for this optional excursion.

SOCIAL MEDIA 
Share your conference photos on social media! Remember to tag CCBO and use #ccbo2019 and #ccbomeansbusiness in your posts. We can’t wait to see the moments you capture! 

CONFERENCE MOBILE APP
Instead of paper programs, we will have a mobile app complete with the agenda, room locations, and all pertinent information. The mobile app will be the most up-to-date resource during the conference, so please download it before you arrive. 

If you need a hardcopy agenda, you may download the PDF version

BUILD OUT YOUR SCHEDULE
You can build out your schedule ahead of time using the app. Login to the conference app, locate and tap the Agenda icon, and view the Full Agenda. Tap any general session, concurrent breakout session, reception or another conference event to open that item. Under the event name, time and location, tap “Add to My Agenda” You can even set a reminder to notify you when the session or event is about to begin. To remove any sessions or events, simply tap the “Added to My Agenda” line under the session name, time and location to remove it from your agenda. To view your personalized schedule, tap “My Agenda.” 

CPE TRACKING
Make sure to check in to each session you attend for CPE tracking. If you are seeking CPE credit, you will still need to complete a Record of Participation and send to info@ccbo.org. CPE Certificates will not be generated unless we receive a request.