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Your Guide to Successfully Navigating Summit

We are in a moment when the voices and actions of a few are attempting to dim the light and progress of an entire movement. And while it may seem overwhelming, we must remember our potential, our strength, and our value. In times of adversity, doubt, and challenge, Queer joy and resilience will always outshine and persevere.

Through the Out & Equal Workplace Summit and our theme of “Illuminate”, we will harness, nurture, and grow the light that resides within us all. We will remind our collective community and the world of the brilliance and power we hold. We will remind them that we are an unstoppable, radiant force.

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Registration

Registration is now open for the 2024 Out & Equal Workplace Summit hosted October 8-10 and our pre-Summit Leadership Lab on October 7. The primary contact working with Out & Equal will receive access codes to distribute within their organization for delegates to begin their registration process.

Registration Types

In-Person + ePass

In-person + ePass registration includes access to the full 3-day event along with all Out & Equal-hosted programming, except for invitation-only events. Registrants will also have access to the virtual app which includes the agenda, venue maps, session materials, on-demand plenaries and workshops recordings, and much more!

ePass

Out & Equal’s ePass enables participants to remotely experience Summit learning and networking from their computer or mobile device. Hear from leaders in plenaries, connect with attendees, and access key session content through this option. ePass holders will be able to access selected Summit content after the event and until the end of the year.

Exhibitor Staff

Exhibitor Staff (Engagement Center Only) registrants have access to the engagement center but not the Workplace Summit programming.

ADD ON: Leadership Lab Day – October 7

The Leadership Lab Day provides insights and skill-building opportunities across priority issue areas for learners of all experience levels. The 2024 Summit will feature five learning tracks aligned with Out & Equal’s focus areas.

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What is Leadership Lab Day?

The 2024 Summit Leadership Lab Day (formerly Pre-Con Day) will take place on October 7. It will provide attendees and learners with insights and skill-building opportunities to deepen their understanding and effectiveness across five dedicated learning tracks in a cohort/community setting.

·        Strategies for Supercharging LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group (ERG) Power
·        Skills for Navigating Policy for Non-Policy Practitioners
·        Shattering the Lavender Ceiling: Trans and Nonbinary Leadership Development
·        Cultivating Your Personal Queer Power for Change
·        Going Global to Glocal: Development and Advocacy Worldwide

Register early for Leadership Lab Day as it is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Note: If Leadership Lab Day is included in your Partnership benefits, you will find a discount code in your initial Registration email from registration@outandequal.org.

Accommodations & Travel

Fountain at hotel during the morning

Accommodations

We are thrilled to be partnering with three unique properties to provide plenty of space for our attendees to relax, enjoy Summit, and connect with other attendees. After registering, you will receive a link to the hotel accommodations site in the registration confirmation email. Book your lodging early to benefit from discounted rates!

Exclusive, complimentary transportation will be available between all three Summit venues from October 7th to September 10th.

Hotel Sub-Blocks

As an added benefit to Partners who are Titanium, Platinum, Gold, and Silver level or have 15+ attendees, Out & Equal is offering rooming sub-blocks. To reserve a sub-block, please fill out this form by August.  

Sub-blocks are subject to availability and booked on a first come, first served basis.

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

Standard Rooms

$240 – $290 per night*


Event Programming:

Engagement Center

Premier Sessions

Plenary Sessions 

Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace

Standard Rooms, Premium ​
1-Bedroom, Junior Suites​

$269 – $329 per night*


Event Programming:

Featured Sessions

Breakout Workshops

Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista

Standard Rooms, Premium ​
1-Bedroom, Junior Suites​

$269 – $329 per night*


Event Programming:

Featured Sessions

Breakout Workshops

*Note: All rooms are subject to local, state, and federal taxes, and hotel resort fees as applicable. Book your hotel Friday, September 6th.

Travel

Orlando International Airport (MCO) is the closest airport to Disney World. Attendees can rent a vehicle or make a shuttle reservation to get to Disney properties.

Alternative airports are:

  • Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB)
  • Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB