ALPFA Convention FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Membership

Visit alpfa.org and click "login" at the upper right of your screen to log in. On the right menu under "My Profile" click "Manage Profile". Under "Invoicing, Payments & History" click "Membership". You will be provided with a current membership status and options to renew via credit card payment.
Visit alpfa.org and click "login" at the upper right of your screen to log in.
Visit alpfa.org and click "login" at the upper right of your screen; then click "Click here to reset your password" or visit iforgot.alpfa.org.
Visit alpfa.org and click "login" at the upper right of your screen to log in. Click on the drop down under your name & Photo and select “Account + Settings” to see your membership type.

Convention

Yes, there is. Please click here to access it.
The Annual Convention attracts over 3000 attendees over five days. Latinos represent ~75 percent of attendees: 62 percent are professionals and 38 percent college students. It provides you with an opportunity to connect with colleagues from a variety of industries, schools and organizations to diversify your network and connections.

Our National Convention also offers special events that provide attending professionals and students with opportunities for leadership development and career advancement. For Partners, the ALPFA Annual Convention, features key opportunities to expand your brand, recruit talent, provide training, and develop your internal talent while expanding your presence in the Latino market.
You should expect 4 days packed with amazing networking opportunities, multiple professional development workshops, great entertainment and the possibility of being in front of recruiters from some of the most recognized corporations in the country.
3,000 to 3,500
4 days in total. Attendance is from August 3-6.
You should arrive on August 2nd to be ready to kick off the event Saturday, August 3rd with morning sessions.
The convention ends with an Awards Gala on the evening of August the 6th. If your registration package includes the Awards Gala we suggest that you leave the following day (August 7th). Likewise, the Career Fair takes place on August 6th so if you are planning to participate in it you need to arrange for travel plans accordingly.
Our official hotel for the convention is the Gaylord Opryland Resort.
Yes, when booking with the Gaylord Opryland Resort, convention attendees that mention the ALPFA Convention receive a rate of $229 per night.
Gaylord Opryland Resort is our Host Hotel for the convention. Information on booking your hotel accommodations can be found on the Hotel & Travel page. Click Here
Registration is easy! Go to www.alpfa.org/alpfaconvention and click on Professional Registration if you are a professional or click on Student Registration if you are a student.
  • The Student Experience ticket includes meals during the following events: Student Brunch, Welcome Reception, Scholarship Luncheon, and Lunch with a Recruiter.
  • The Student Experience + Awards Gala includes the meal events above, plus the Awards Gala.
  • The Professional Experience ticket includes meals during the following events: Welcome Reception, Scholarship Luncheon, WoA Luncheon and Awards Gala.
  • Professionals registered for the Management Leadership Development program will be served breakfast on Friday and Saturday.
Once you have completed your Convention registration purchase you will receive two emails: Registration Confirmation Email AND a Payment Confirmation Email, both from news@national.alpfa.org. Your Payment Confirmation Email contains a link to your invoice: "Click here for a printable view of the order." Be sure you save both of these emails for your records.

If you are an ALPFA member you can also access your invoice through your alpfa.org profile:
  • Log in to your alpfa.org account
  • On the right menu under "My Profile," click "Manage Profile"
  • Under "Invoicing, Payments & History" click "Invoices"
If you are NOT an ALPFA member and have accidentally deleted your Convention Payment Confirmation Email, you will need to contact an administrator for assistance. Please email news@national.alpfa.org with your request. Due to the high volume of requests, please allow one week for an administrator to respond.
Please make sure that you are using a valid credit card, and that the Full Name and Billing Address - including the Billing ZIP Code - match exactly what is on your card.
Refunds related to registration cancellations will be permitted for special circumstances only and must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the event. Registration cancellations that are approved will receive refunds via the method paid, and are subject to a 5% transaction fee. Cancellation requests received after the stated deadline will not be considered. Refunds/credits will not be available for registrants who choose not to attend an event.Cancellation requests will only be accepted if received in writing or via email by the stated deadline. All cancellation requests must be sent by the attendee to conventionregistration@national.alpfa.org.
For volunteer opportunities at convention please contact: Oneida Cabaleiro, ALPFA Volunteer Management Team at volunteers@national.alpfa.org
The dress code for the convention is business attire.
The agenda can be found on the Agenda Page or Click Here to go there directly.
No, you will need to book your hotel reservation separately.
Please email Natalia Hilton, Chief of Staff at natalia.hilton@national.alpfa.org
Please note that most of our speaking opportunities are reserved for our corporate partners, and none of our speaking opportunities are paid. If you would like to learn more, please contact Ann Marquez at ann.l.marqquez@national.alpfa.org.
Please contact the ALPFA representative at your company. They will be able to provide you with registration instructions specific to your group.
Exhibitor passes should only be purchased by organizations that have already purchased a booth at Convention, and require individual passes for additional exhibitors. If your organization is interested in purchasing a booth at the Career Fair, please email Natalia Hilton, Chief of Staff at natalia.hilton@national.alpfa.org
For assistance with Career Fair logistics please contact Alyssa De La Cruz at adelacruz@helmsbriscoe.com
Please contact ALPFA President of Colleges and Universities, David Pena, for assistance david.pena@national.alpfa.org

Mobile App

Yes, but it is not live yet. We will follow up with all attendees with specific instructions to download it and use it once it has been launched.
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