2022 International Convention FAQ

  1. How will the 2022 International Convention be held?
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  2. What is a hybrid event?
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  3. How will I be able to participate in the 2022 International Convention from home?
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  4. When and where will the in-person 2022 International Convention take place?
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  5. Which time zone will all convention events be listed in?
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  6. When will registration open?
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  7. Will there be a registration fee for the online and in-person 2022 International Convention experiences?
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  8. How do I become a Host District Helping Hand convention volunteer?
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  9. I want to prepare for travel to the convention. How do I find information on entering the United States and if a visa is required?
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  10. Do you recommend making airfare and hotel reservations prior to registering for the convention?
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  11. What are the health and safety protocols for the 2022 International Convention?
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  12. In what format will the International Speech Contest Semifinals and World Championship of Public Speaking® be conducted?
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  13. I require assistance registering for the 2022 convention. Who can I contact?
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  14. Which web browsers are recommended to participate in the online convention experience?
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  15. How do I access the convention online once it begins on August 17?
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  16. Why is there a charge for the 2022 online convention experience?
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  18. Do I need to register for the 2022 International Convention to enjoy the free Limited-Access online experience?
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  19. The online registration system asked me to create a profile. What does this mean and what is visible to others?
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  20. I am accustomed to purchasing special merchandise each year at the convention; is merchandise available this year?
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  21. Does the online event platform take into consideration the Americans with Disabilities Act; is it ADA-compliant?
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  22. What airport should I fly into?
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  23. How do I get to the hotel from the airport?
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  24. Is there a discounted hotel rate available?
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  25. I am looking for a roommate at the convention, is this something you can assist me with?
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  26. What is the cancellation policy?
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  27. How do I cancel my in-person convention registration and attend online-only instead?
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  28. How do I request a registration receipt/invoice?
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  29. My organization purchased multiple convention registrations for staff; where can I receive a bulk receipt/invoice?
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  30. Is there an age restriction for in-person convention attendees?
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  32. I have an additional question that is not listed here. How can I get an answer?
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  33. In what format will the 2022 Level 2 Accredited Speaker Program be conducted?
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