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FAQs

What is getAwareLive?

It’s an annual event, hosted by Alliance Enterprises, that brings together professionals in the vocational rehabilitation (VR), disability advocacy, workforce and technology industries.

Participants are informed and inspired by keynote speeches, training sessions and knowledge sharing among peers. If you’re in the workforce or the VR community you won’t want to miss this unique gathering of leaders and experts.

Who is hosting the event?

Alliance Enterprises is a fun little Inc. 5000 technology company in the Seattle area that’s been around for more than 30 years. We’re passionate about the work we do because we know it makes a huge difference in people’s lives who we really care about.

We provide the market-leading software program, called Aware, to vocational rehabilitation state agencies around the country. Aware is used by 40 state agencies to manage case-loads.

Updated: 10/30/17

The event sounds great, but how do I sell this to my manager to get approval?

Tell the boss that this is a rare opportunity to learn from leading VR and workforce experts in the country who have decades of experience developing sustainable workforces.

In addition, the event will be chock-full of relevant training sessions that will increase your understanding of essential topics like WIOA and evolving technology solutions in the industry. You’ll return to work after this event much smarter and more efficient.

Download conference fact sheet (PDF).

Updated 11/14/17

How much does it cost?

We have different packages ranging from conference only to the whole enchilada (two days of pre-conference training and two action-packed conference days). See the registration page and the accommodation page for all details.

If you’re interested in training only, please call (253) 844-4293.

Consider registering before early-bird discount expires.

Updated 11/1/17

How do I register for the event?

Glad you asked! Go to our registration page, and choose from the options.

Updated 10/30/17

Where can I get a full schedule of what’s happening at the event?

Schedule available winter, 2018.

You get the full agenda of every day at the conference on our schedule page, including keynote speeches, breakout sessions, technology training and evening entertainment.

Download 2017 conference schedule (PDF).

Updated 9/21/17

Where’s the event?

In Atlanta, conveniently located at the Atlanta Airport Marriott. All the conference activities will be on-site at the Marriott.

We have blocked rooms for the event at one low rate for everyone. Visit the accommodation page for direct access to these rooms.

Updated 11/1/17

I have a question about the event … who can I talk to?

We’d love to talk to you. Call us at (253) 844-4293.

Or you can submit your question.

I’d like to be involved in this event. How can I participate?

We’re thrilled that you’d like to contribute. We do have some opportunities for event sponsors and relevant presentations.

Share your idea of what you’d like to contribute, and we will respond to you asap!

How do I stay informed about what’s happening at the event?

Keep a close watch on the What’s New page leading up the event – new speakers added to the lineup, new training sessions, and other tidbits as they develop.

What discounts are available with my Government ID?

For our conference, we’ve actually negotiated a hotel room rate for our guests that’s lower than government discounts! And since the food is included in your conference registration fee, you can put your government ID card away.

Are meals included with the cost of the conference?

Meals and food provided with registration: Lunch, Breakfast and coffee/tea breaks all four days plus one evening reception (appetizers) on Tuesday and one dinner on Wednesday.

Updated 9/21/17

Is there provided transportation from airport to hotel?

There is a free shuttle provided once an hour between the airport to the hotel. All other events are located within the hotel and no transportation is required.

I'm bringing a guest, what can they attend with me?

This is a great option if you would like personal family or friends to attend evening sessions with you.

You may purchase a guest pass for evening sessions ahead of time by contacting us or at the door for $100. This pays for your guest’s dinner and covers the evening sessions July 25 & 26.

Updated 9/21/17

Is this website accessible to low-vision users?

Yes, the getAwareLive! website offers accessibility for individuals with disabilities and for those who use assistive technology devices. Accessibility features provide equivalent use for individuals with low vision, individuals using Zoom Text, individuals using JAWS® screen reader and individuals using Apple’s VoiceOver screen reader.

You can read this article for more information.

What is the conference cancellation policy?

We offer a full refund up to 24 hours prior to the conference start. If you would like to request a refund, please call 253.844.4293 and our Sales team will quickly process your request.

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