Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register?
Click here to register online. If you need to pay by check, download the registration form and mail with payment.
What is the registration fee?
Click here to view the Registration Fees & Policies page, with detailed information on all registration options. Special discounted rates are available for Team registrations, young professionals, and we have a buy one, get one offer that allows you to bring your building engineer for free.
How do I reserve a guest room at the conference hotels?
The conference will take place at the Kansas City Convention Center in downtown Kansas City, MO. BOMA has arranged a discounted room rate at its official conference hotels, the Loews Kansas City and the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, adjacent to the convention center. The discounted rate for registered attendees and exhibitors is available until May 22, 2023, or until the BOMA room blocks are sold out, whichever occurs first. Conference registration is required before you can reserve a room within BOMA's room blocks. This is necessary to ensure guest rooms are available to all BOMA attendees and exhibitors.
Are COVID-19 safety precautions being implemented?
Click here to view our COVID-19 safety protocols.
How do I become an exhibitor at the conference?
Requests and information can be made to BOMA's Director of Exhibit Services & Sponsorships, Vicki Cummins, firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-777-6956. Visit our Exhibiting Information Page to learn more.
How should I dress?
Casual attire is recommended for the conference. The TOBY Awards Gala is black tie optional, and this year the Gala has a "Roaring 20s" theme if you'd like to dress the part . Session rooms tend to be well air-conditioned. Bring a sweater or jacket so you can be comfortable inside and out.
What meals are included with my registration?
Your conference registration fee includes Sunday Regional Breakfast; Sunday Welcome Reception (heavy appetizers); and lunch in the Expo on Sunday & Monday.
How do I receive my name badge?
When you arrive at the conference bring your registration confirmation e-mail and picture ID to the BOMA registration desk at the Kansas City Convention Center and your 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. Please remember that your name badge must be visible at all times.
How can I update or change my registration information?
You can click on the registration dashboard link in your confirmation e-mail to edit your registration record, or e-mail email@example.com.
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 BOMA's education department at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, or by phone at 202-326-6315.
I am a exhibitor. How do I register?
Exhibitors receive a limited number of full complimentary registrations based on your booth size and unlimited booth personnel. The main contact from your company has the password to the exhibitor registration portal and will register you. For more info contact firstname.lastname@example.org
How can I contact other attendees before the conference?
Registered attendees may login to our networking portal, Network Now, (opens in mid-February) on the conference website to send messages or schedule appointments with other attendees. You may also login to Network Now on the conference mobile app once it becomes available. Your registration confirmation number and email used to register are required to login.
How do I download the Conference Mobile App?
The conference mobile app for iPhone and Android provides a searchable attendee list, schedule, session description, speakers and more. The free app will be available to download from the App Store or Google Play in early June. Registered attendees and exhibitors will be notified when the app is available in the app stores. Your e-mail address and registration ID is required only to access the attendee list.
Where is the BOMA registration desk and what are the hours?
The BOMA registration desk will be located at the Kansas City Convention Center and will open Noon on Friday, June 23rd. Please refer to your confirmation letter or mobile app for exact hours.
I am an exhibitor. When can I set up and where should I ship my materials?
The Exhibitor Service Manual will answer all questions concerning your exhibit booth and exhibiting. It will be available to download by late February. Please refer to the service manual for shipping and ordering items for your booth.
Where can I find information on Kansas City sites and restaurants?
Click here and scroll to bottom of page for links to view things to see and do in Kansas City, MO.
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. Consult with your tax advisor
How can I speak at this conference?
The Call for Presentations (CFP) closed on November 15, 2022 for the 2023 conference. You may submit a proposal for next year's event when the 2024 Call for Presentations opens in August 2023.