FAQ

Here is some additional info that will help you prepare for Benevity Live! 2023

  • General
  • Attending In-Person
  • Attending Online
  • Passes

What is Benevity Live!?

Benevity Live! is the corporate purpose event of the year. It’s the place where you can connect with a community of passionate purpose-driven peers, learn from thought leaders, discover new ideas and celebrate your impact together. 

And when it’s all over, you’ll have the insights, proven best practices and actionable strategies you need to navigate all the complexities of the work you do — and create even more impact! 

When and where is Benevity Live! 2023?

Benevity Live! takes place May 9–12 and we’re bringing people together online and in-person for an unforgettable experience that works for everyone. For more information on each experience, check Attending In-Person and Attending Online.

See the agenda for details on start times, sessions, speakers and activities. We’ll be updating frequently as we get closer to the conference!

Who should attend Benevity Live!?

If you’re a dreamer and a doer in the corporate purpose space, you should be at Benevity Live!

This year’s agenda is packed with relevant topics that will engage a diverse audience of corporate purpose enthusiasts, social impact advocates, community investment pros and employee engagement strategists, as well as professionals in HR, DEI&B, communications and marketing and others looking for new ways to engage their consumers. 

If you’re passionate about making the world a better place through social good — and want to connect with a community of other purpose-driven pros to share ideas and have some fun — there’s something for you at Benevity Live!

Do I need to be a Benevity client to attend Benevity Live!?

No! All purpose-fueled professionals are welcome to join us in-person or online for all the Goodness.

What is the time zone for the event?

All times shown are in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).

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Where is Benevity Live! 2023 taking place?

This year’s in-person event is being hosted at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California, just north of San Diego. 

The Omni La Costa is an award-winning resort and spa with eight pools, two championship golf courses, beaches within easy reach, many on-site dining options and beautiful conference spaces to host all the inspiring programming we have planned. 

How far is the resort from the airport?

The Omni La Costa is about 30 miles from the San Diego airport. Rental cars, taxis and ride shares are all available at the airport. 

Is accommodation included in the conference rate?

No, accommodation isn’t included, but we have secured a preferred rate with the Omni La Costa for Benevity Live! attendees. This exclusive rate is based on room availability, so we strongly encourage you to book now.

When can I select my workshops and breakout sessions?

You’ll receive an email in late April, when the conference platform launches. Breakout sessions and workshops can be selected then.

Can I switch my attendee experience to online after registering for the in-person event?

Yes. We know that times are uncertain, and we want you to feel comfortable and excited about attending Benevity Live! 2023. If you’d like to change your registration, please email benevitylive@benevity.com.

Will all the sessions available in-person be offered online as well?

Some sessions, like Open Space, don’t work great online. However, we’ll ensure all mainstage presentations, breakouts and other high-impact sessions are available for everyone attending online. To see which sessions will be available online, check out the agenda.

How can I connect with other attendees?

You can connect with online and in-person attendees through the conference platform once it launches. 

Will I have the opportunity to meet 1:1 with a Benevity Techspert if I attend online?

Yes! Online attendees will be able to meet 1:1 with Benevity Techsperts, and live and recorded
product demos will also be available. Product demo times will be shared in April.

After I register, how do I access the event, the sessions and more on the platform?

Details on how to log in to the conference platform will be available in advance of the event. Watch for an email in April.

Is there a cost to attend Benevity Live!?

Yes, there’s a cost to attend both the in-person and online events. For conference rates, check out the registration page.

How do I register?

To secure your spot, check out the registration page.

Are group rates available?

A group discount of 10% is available if three or more people from the same company are attending. The discount is offered on all pass types, and all participants must register at the same time with the same credit card.

 

If you are registering three or more people from the same company with different pass types, please email benevitylive@benevity.com.

What is the cancellation policy?

Registration cancellations must be sent to benevitylive@benevity.com prior to the event. Cancellations received by April 14, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. PDT will be eligible for a full refund (less a US$75 processing fee). Cancellations after April 14 may not be eligible for a refund. In-person passes can be exchanged for an online pass, please email us to request an exchange.

Can more than one person attend the conference using the same ticket?

No. Each person attending Benevity Live! (both online and in-person) must have their own ticket. 

Can I switch my attendee experience to online after registering for the in-person event?

Yes. We know that times are uncertain, and we want you feel comfortable and excited about attending Benevity Live! 2023. If you would like to change how you will be attending the event (in-person or online) please email benevitylive@benevity.com.

If I need to switch from an in-person pass to an online pass, is there a refund?

Yes, we’ll refund the difference in pass cost. Please email benevitylive@benevity.com to make this change.

Can I change my in-person pass type?

If you are eligible to upgrade your pass, please reach out to benevitylive@benevity.com. Upgrades are welcome up until April 14, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. PDT (or until quantities last). You will receive additional information regarding any additional fees or refunds, as applicable, prior to the event.

When does registration close?

For in-person passes, registration closes April 28 at 11:59 p.m. PDT.  For online passes, the deadline is May 8 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. 

When will workshop topics be added to the Agenda?

We're working to have these posted to the Agenda page in early January. 

Have a question about Benevity Live! 2023? Get in touch! 

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