Frequently Asked Questions

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General

When and where is BeyondTheBlack 2024?
BeyondtheBlack 2024 is taking place November 18-20 at the luxurious Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel, conveniently located near the Orlando International Airport, Disney World, Universal Studios Florida, and more.

Venue Information:
Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel
9939 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819

Who should attend BeyondTheBlack?
Finance and accounting professionals from all industries and experience levels will find value at BeyondTheBlack. We offer sessions and tracks that are perfect for CAOs, CFOs, Controllers, Finance/IT leaders, Global Process Owners, AR Specialists, Directors of Accounting, F&A people leaders, and anyone who is interested in the digital transformation of F&A processes!

When can I pick up my badge?

DayTime
Monday, November 187:00 am – 5:30 pm
Tuesday, November 197:30 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, November 207:30 am – 1:30 pm

What is the recommended attire for the event?
We recommend business casual attire for BeyondTheBlack sessions and the Sponsor Welcome Reception. 
 
All other evening events and networking opportunities will be in the Orlando area, with a mix of indoor and outdoor options. All will be casual or nice casual. We recommend you check the weather forecast to pack appropriately.

Who can I contact if my question wasn’t answered here?

Registration

How much does it cost to attend BeyondTheBlack?

Registration TypeEarly Bird Admission
(Ends August 23, 2024)Standard Admission
All Access Pass
(Customers & Partners)$1,499$1,799
BlackLine University Day
& All Access Bundle (Customers Only)$1,899 $2,199


What is included in the price of an All Access Pass?
All Access Passes include admission to three (3) days of general sessions and conference keynotes (November 18-20), access to breakout sessions and networking events, complimentary refreshments each day, and meals on Tuesday and Wednesday (November 19 & 20) of the conference.

What is included in the BlackLine University Day & All Access Bundle?
In addition to the benefits of the All Access Pass, you'll gain access to BlackLine University Day, a full-day training experience that focuses on everything from high-level instructor-led discussions to in-depth hands-on classes specifically designed to help you maximize the impact of BlackLine solutions in your organization. The BlackLine University Day & All Access Bundle is available for customers only. To learn more about BlackLine University Day, please visit the Training page.

Is there group pricing?
Yes, group discounts are available for the All Access Pass and are limited to BlackLine customers. The discount can be applied for groups of five (5) or more people within an organization. For help with group discounts, please email us at beyondtheblack@blackline.com.

Can I bring a guest?
Yes, you can purchase a guest party pass for $499. A guest party pass can be added to any BeyondTheBlack package and must be purchased by a BeyondTheBlack registrant. Guests must be at least 21 years of age.

A guest pass includes:

  • Access to the Monday evening Disney Springs shuttle service as a guest of an eligible BeyondTheBlack attendee

  • Access to Tuesday evening’s Block Party as a guest of an eligible BeyondTheBlack attendee

  • Access to Wednesday night’s BlackLine Bash as a guest of an eligible BeyondTheBlack attendee

What is the cancellation policy?
Please see the following chart for information on our cancellation policy.

If you need to cancel your BeyondTheBlack pass, please contact beyondtheblack@blackline.com.

Date of CancellationRefund %
Canceled by October 18100%
Canceled by November 850%
Canceled after November 90%


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Travel & Accommodation

How do I book my room?
After you register for BeyondTheBlack 2024, you’ll receive a registration confirmation email with a link to book your room. You can also book your room from the registration confirmation page. All reservations require a credit card guarantee and one night’s deposit. Our negotiated discount rate is $232/night plus tax.

If you haven’t received your registration confirmation email or if you’re having issues with your room link, please email beyondtheblack@blackline.com.
 
Note: to ensure you receive our BeyondTheBlack negotiated rate, please book your room while registering for the event or use the link in your confirmation email.

When is the room block cut-off?
The cut-off date is Friday, October 11, 2024. This date is the last day the hotel will accept guest room/suite reservations for the BlackLine event. Reservation requests received after October 11, 2024 will be accepted by the hotel on a space and rate availability basis only.

What time is check-in/check-out?
Check-in time: 3:00 pm ET
Check-out time: 11:00 am ET

What is the hotel cancellation policy?
Attendees have the right to cancel their guest room/suite reservations without penalty up to seventy-two (72) hours prior to the scheduled arrival date. 

What are the recommended arrival and departure dates?
For those participating in BlackLine University Day on Monday, November 18, plan to start your day at 8:00 am.
For those attending the general program, we will begin mid-afternoon on Monday, November 18. BeyondTheBlack
ends with our BlackLine Bash on the evening of Wednesday, November 20. Please visit the Agenda page for
conference hours and session times.

Can I extend my stay?
Yes. The hotel will extend the group rate three days before and three days after the posted conference dates, on a space availability basis. Take advantage of the on-site spa and golf and extend your trip by a few days!

How far is the hotel from the airport?
The Orlando International Airport is approximately 11 miles away from the hotel and is about a 15-minute drive.
 
For airport transportation options, email concierge@justrightdm.com with your arrival date and time, airline, and party size to learn more about available options and pricing.

CPE

Are CPE credits offered?
Yes. BeyondTheBlack 2024 attendees will be able to earn CPE credits during the general conference. BlackLine customers can earn even more CPE credits through the optional BlackLine University Day pre-conference training. Stay tuned for more information!

How do I earn CPE credits during the event?
CPE credits can be earned by attending CPE-eligible sessions (eligible sessions will be noted on the conference agenda), attending for the required amount of time, and completing the polling questions or attendance check throughout the session.

How do I receive my CPE certificate?
CPE certificates will be emailed to you within one month of the end of the event.

If I have more questions, where can I get more information?
Should you have questions regarding CPEs, please email cpe@transformation.blackline.com.