CAGNY 2022 Conference

The CAGNY2022 Conference is only open to CAGNY members. Follow this link to join CAGNY now.

FAQs

  • How much are CAGNY membership dues?

    CAGNY membership dues are $400. The membership period runs from November 1 to October 31, and includes attendance at the Conference in February as well as all monthly lunch meetings, which are typically held in New York and feature companies not present at the Conference. You must be a member of CAGNY to attend the February Conference. There is no Conference Registration Fee.

  • When does the Conference begin?

    The Conference begins at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, February 22, 2022.

  • Who is the contact for Company presentations and production needs?

    Mark Marion
    Marion Consulting & Design
    O-336.769.2297
    C-336.978.0913
    marioncandd@aol.com

  • How do I access the Virtual Conference site?
    You must be registered for the event in order to access the Attendee Website
    • Please click on the CAGNY Virtual Attendee Hub and log in by entering your First Name, Last Name and Email Address (email used for Registration) at least ten minutes prior to the session start time.
    • A Verification Code will be emailed and/or texted to you within 1 - 2 minutes.
    • If you do not receive a verification code, click on the “Didn't receive a code? Try again” link. If you do not receive the code after trying again, please email info@westoninc.com for assistance.
    Tips for a smooth check-in:
    • A desktop or laptop computer with a stable internet connection, video, and audio capability is recommended.
    • Accept Cookies upon entering the CAGNY Virtual Attendee Hub.
    • Session start times are all EST and should adjust to your local time zone.
    • For best viewing experience we recommend the most up to date version of the following browsers: Chrome, Firefox and Safari. For attendees viewing on Internet Explorer 11, you may experience lags in streaming. To maximize your attendee hub experience we recommend you do not sign in through your company assigned VPN.
    • Ensure that your computer’s camera, microphone, and sound are enabled for your browser and allow permissions to the Cvent Attendee Hub platform.
    All formal presentations and extended member-only video breakouts can be viewed in the CAGNY Virtual Attendee Hub. Access to sessions is available five minutes before the start time of each session by clicking the Join button for the session.
    Please remember you have to join each presentation session and each video breakout session separately.
    Member-only video breakouts include Live Q &A. After joining a session, questions may be submitted to the Moderator in the “Live Q & A” section on the right side of your screen.
    Accessing the App: (Optional)
    · From your Mobile Phone or iPad download the app "Cvent Events"
    · Open the app and search for the event 2022 CAGNY Virtual Conference.
    · Click the download button on right
    · Login with your First/Last Name & Email Address
    · You will be prompted for your Verification Code which will be texted/emailed to you
  • CAGNY Virtual Attendee Hub Navigation FAQ's

    How do I join a session?

    Sessions will open 5 minutes prior to their start time. If you click on the session title, the ‘Join Session’ button will become readily available at that time.


    Can I log into the Hub on my phone?

    Absolutely! You can open the link and log in on your phone just as you would from a desktop/laptop.


    Where can I find my full agenda?

    Your full agenda will appear under the “My Sessions” tab.


    All the sessions are in a different time zone, how can I see the sessions in my time zone?

    If you go to the All Sessions in the top right-hand corner there is an option to switch the times to View the sessions in your device’s time zone. All session times will update when you select this option.


    It’s 5 minutes before start time and the ‘Join Session’ button did not appear. What do I do?

    First – we recommend, refreshing your page. If it does not appear once refreshed, try logging out and logging back in or switching to a different browser. The last thing to check would be your device’s time. If you do not have the correct date and time there, go through and correct this. Log back into the Hub and you should be set.


    How do I ensure the best video experience?

    Just like any livestream, there are things you can do to ensure the best viewing experience. Make sure you have a strong internet connection. It also helps to close non-essential tabs in your browser. If you do experience buffering or your video freezes, reload the session page before contacting the Help Desk.


     When I leave the session room, I can no longer hear the speaker.

    Your session experience is designed to be immersive. Just like an in-person session, if you leave the room you can’t hear the speaker! If you navigate to another event page, your session will stop. Simply click back into the session to return to the livestream.


    How do I submit a question?

    The Q&A function will open as soon as the session begins. Once the session begins, click the Q&A tab to the right of the livestream. From there, you should see an option to submit a question. If your question is approved, it will be listed.


    How do I make myself visible as an attendee?

    Navigate to the “Attendees” tab at the top of the Attendee Hub. You will a message at the top that asks you if you would like to go visible. Select “Go Visible” and other attendees will be able to see your profile.

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