Frequently Asked Questions

How should I dress?
This conference offers excellent networking and business development opportunities. Business attire or business casual attire is recommended. Please note the Welcome and Networking Receptions will be held in beautiful outdoor space at the hotel (weather permitting). Orlando is typically quite sunny and warm in May. In the event of excessive heat or inclement weather the receptions will be held indoors.

How can I contact other attendees before the conference?
Registered attendees may login to our Network Now portal to send messages or schedule appointments with other attendees. Your registration confirmation number is required to login.

How do I download the Conference Mobile App?
Our free mobile app will be available to download a couple weeks before the conference. The app provides you with a searchable schedule of events, session descriptions, speaker information and access to Network Now . All registered attendees will receive instructions for downloading the app.

How do I register?
Click here to go to the conference registration page.

What is the registration fee?
Click here to view the registration details page.

How do I reserve a room at the conference hotel?
Click here to reserve a hotel room at the Hilton Orlando. All conference events will take place at the Hilton Orlando. The deadline to receive the discounted BOMA conference room rate is April 11, 2016 or when the BOMA room block sells out, whichever occurs first.

What meals are included?
Your conference registration fee includes continental breakfasts on Wednesday and Thursday and lunch on Wednesday. Light refreshments are provided throughout the conference.  Please remember that your name badge must be visible at all times.

How do I receive my name badge?
When you arrive at the conference bring your registration confirmation e-mail to the BOMA registration desk at the Hilton Orlando and a badge will be printed for you. You may bring either a printed copy of your confirmation e-mail or it can be scanned from your mobile device.

When and where is the BOMA registration desk?
The BOMA registration desk will be located at the Hilton Orlando. It will open by 9:00 am on Tuesday, May 3 and remain open throughout the conference..

How can I update or change my registration information?
You can click on the registration dashboard link in your confirmation e-mail to access and edit your registration record yourself, or e-mail

I am a speaker.  How do I register?
You should have received your speaker confirmation e-mail with your special code to register. If you did not receive the e-mail please contact Marissa Mitzner at or by phone at 202-326-6345.

I am a sponsor. How do I register?
Sponsors receive a limited number of complimentary registrations based on your sponsorship level. The main contact from your company received the code for the complimentary registration by e-mail. If you did not receive the e-mail please contact Kanwal Saluja at or by phone at 202-326-6341.

I am a sponsor with a table top. When can I set up and where should I ship my materials?
A Service Manual will be sent to all table top sponsors in March 2016. It will include details on how to ship items to the conference and when you can set-up and dismantle your table top display. 

Is this conference tax deductible?
Yes. Expenses incurred by U.S. citizens in attending conferences held by non-profit associations, such as BOMA, generally are tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses where the attendance is primarily for business or professional reasons. Items that typically are deductible include registration fees, travel to and from the conference, lodging and other incidental expenses. Be sure to consult with your tax advisor to see if you (or your firm if your employer is paying the expenses) qualify for the tax deductions.