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When and where is the DigiMarCon Orlando 2020 Conference?

DigiMarCon Orlando 2020 takes place from April 10th to 17th, 2016 onboard a 7 night Royal Caribbean Cruise on the ‘Liberty of the Seas’ Cruise ship. The cruise departs April 10th, 2016 from Port of Galveston, Texas and cruises to 3 destinations in the Caribbean including; Roatan (Honduras), Belize City (Belize) and Cozumel (Mexico) before returning back to Port of Galveston, Texas on April 17th, 2016. Click here for travel details.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Terminal Address:
2702 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX 77550




From George Bush International Airport (IAH) 68 miles:

  • Exit the airport and turn right onto Eastex FRWY/US-59
  • Merge onto US-59 S via the ramp on the left.
  • Take I-45 south to Exit 1C, and turn left (east) onto Harborside Drive/Hwy 275.
  • Continue for approx. 4.7 miles to Kempner / 22nd street (the road leading into the Cruise Ship Terminal entrance), and turn left.
  • The area adjacent to the terminal is for loading/unloading luggage only.


From William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) 42 miles:

  • Get on I-45 from Hobby Airport Loop, Airport Blvd and Gulf Fwy (3.0 mi)
  • Continue to Galveston (35.9 mi)
  • Take Harborside Dr to 25th St/Rosenberg St
  • The area adjacent to the terminal is for loading/unloading luggage only.


Parking Information:
Port shuttle buses are provided to transport guests between the car parks and the terminal.

Payment: Cash, Visa, MasterCard (guests can pre-pay for parking by going to the port website).

  • 7-Day Cruise: Uncovered – USD 70; Covered – USD 80

Click here for travel details.

What’s the Schedule?

Here’s the high-level schedule (note: all times are Central Standard Time):

Sunday, April 10th, 2016
11:00am: Embarkation, Customs, Board Cruise Ship
4:30pm: 7 night Caribbean Cruise Departs
5:30pm: Networking Dinner

Monday, April 11th, 2016
8:00am – 10:00am: Registration Check-in
10:00am – 12:00pm: DigiMarCon At Sea – General Session
12:00pm – 1:30pm: Networking Luncheon
1:30pm – 3:30pm: DigiMarCon At Sea – General Session
5:30pm: Networking Dinner

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
9:00am – 10:00am: Registration Desk Open
10:00am – 12:00pm: Startup Summit At Sea – General Session
12:00pm – 1:30pm: Networking Luncheon
1:30pm – 3:30pm: Startup Summit At Sea – General Session
5:30pm: Networking Dinner

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
10:00am – 7:00pm: Free Time in Roatan, Honduras
5:30pm: Networking Dinner

Thursday, April 14th, 2016
8:00am – 4:00pm: Free Time in Belize City, Belize
5:30pm: Networking Dinner

Friday, April 15th, 2016
10:00am – 7:00pm: Free Time in Cozumel, Mexico
5:30pm: Networking Dinner

Saturday, July 7th, 2016
9:00am – 10:00am: Registration Desk Open
10:00am – 12:00pm: WebCongress At Sea – General Session
12:00pm – 1:30pm: Networking Luncheon
1:30pm – 3:30pm: WebCongress At Sea – General Session
4:30pm: Group Photo
5:30pm: Networking Dinner
9:00pm – 11:00pm: Farewell Cocktail Party

Sunday, April 17th, 2016
6:00am: Disembark Cruise in Port of Galveston, Texas

How much does it cost to attend DigiMarCon Orlando 2020?

For more information about pricing and the different passes available please click here.

What is included in the All Access Pass registration fee?

Your completed All Access Pass registration provides you the following:

  • Conference Tote Bag
  • Daily Reserved Group Dining in Main Dining Room
  • Group Discounted Royal Caribbean Cruise Package Rates
  • All Master Classes – Monday, April 11th
  • All General Sessions – Tuesday, April 12th
  • Farewell Cocktail Party – Saturday, July 7th

What is included in the Main Conference Pass registration fee?

Your completed Main Conference Pass registration provides you the following:

  • Conference Tote Bag
  • Daily Reserved Group Dining in Main Dining Room
  • Group Discounted Royal Caribbean Cruise Package Rates
  • DigiMarCon AT SEA – Monday, April 11th
  • Farewell Cocktail Party – Saturday, July 7th
  • Option to attend Startup Summit At Sea ($200) – Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
  • Option to attend WebCongress At Sea ($200) – Saturday, July 7th, 2016

What is included in the All Access Pass registration fee?

Your completed All Access Pass registration provides you everything included in the Main Conference Pass plus the following:

  • Startup Summit At Sea – Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
  • WebCongress At Sea – Saturday, July 7th, 2016

How do I register? Register now!

Full registration information is available here.

What forms of payment are accepted?

The following forms of payment are accepted: American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and PayPal. Payment is required to complete your registration.

Is there a group discount?

Absolutely! Bring as many colleagues as you’d like! Register FOUR or more people from the same company simultaneously to receive $200 discount off the prevailing registration price for each member of your group.

There are just a few simple Group Registration rules:

  • All registrants must be employed by the same company.
  • All members of the group must be registered at the same time. Discounts will not be applied retroactively.
  • You must pre-register to take advantage of these rates, which will not be offered on site.
  • Group Registration Rates cannot be combined with any other offers.

More details about Group Rates here.

Are there government, nonprofit or military discounts?

The current price for DigiMarCon Orlando 2020 passes is the best and only available rates.

What is the dress code?

Conference attire is business casual for all events, including the evening events. We do recommend bringing a sweater or light jacket with you since personal preferences vary regarding room temperature.

Can I bring a guest to the conference and networking events?

All attendees at the conference and networking events must be registered attendees who purchased tickets.

Can I send a substitute in my place?

You may send a substitute in your place at any time. All such requests must be submitted by email to registration[at] (replace at with @). Only requests made by the original registrant will be honored.

What is the refund policy?

You may cancel your participation in DigiMarCon Orlando 2020 at any time, but please be aware of the following cancellation policy listed below.

Registration cancellations received 90 days prior to the Conference incur a 25% processing/administrative fee. Refunds will be issued within 30 days after event. If you must cancel for any reason, notify our registration department by 90 days prior to the Conference. Cancellations less than 90 days prior to the Conference are non-refundable. Substitutions allowed prior to 90 days prior to the Conference with written or Faxed authorization only. No substitutions less than 90 days prior to the Conference. Cancellations less than 90 days prior to the Conference are non-refundable for any reason, including, but not limited to, failure to use DigiMarCon credentials due to illness, acts of God, travel-related problems, acts of terrorism, loss of employment and duplicate purchase. DigiMarCon will not issue refunds for badges that have been revoked.

Unused registrations/applications have no monetary value and cannot be credited to future years or events. DigiMarCon will not issue refunds or credits due to failure to redeem a discount coupon during the registration process. Discounted prices are based on the date payment is received in the DigiMarCon office. Reselling DigiMarCon Orlando 2020 registrations is not permitted.

Where should I stay in Port of Galveston before the cruise?

If you require accommodation in Port of Galveston prior to boarding the cruise, some nearby hotels include;

What networking activities are associated with DigiMarCon Orlando 2020?

A full list of the official conference networking functions are available here.

Will I receive event updates?

Yes, DigiMarCon will send emails periodically to update you on the agenda, event happenings and logistics. Please make sure that the email address registration[at] (replace at with @) is in your safe senders list to ensure you are receiving all important event information.

How can I submit to speak at DigiMarCon Orlando 2020?

There are a limited number of sponsored keynote speaking spots still available during the conference. Please contact Aaron Polmeer, aaron[at] (replace at with @), if you are interested in this opportunity.

Can I record what is presented at DigiMarCon Orlando 2020?

Sessions may be audio recorded without special permission for personal use only. They cannot be placed online or transmitted to others without permission.

Sessions may be videoed only with special permission for personal use and also cannot be placed online or transmitted to others. Short audio and video clips may be used for blogging and press coverage of sessions. As a general guide, non-contiguous clips of one minute or less should be used. Contact us if you need guidance about longer clips.

How can we sponsor DigiMarCon Orlando 2020?

Complete the sponsorship inquiry form here for more details on sponsorship, exhibiting and advertising opportunities at DigiMarCon Orlando 2020.

Do you have an affiliate program?

Yes we do. Become a DigiMarCon Affiliate and earn commission on every completed registration referred by your efforts. Click here for details.

I have questions and none of these FAQ’s help

For questions regarding your attendance or sponsorship at DigiMarCon Orlando 2020, contact Aaron Polmeer, DigiMarCon Orlando 2020 Conference Manager aaron[at] (replace at with @).

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Global Event Series

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5 Star Luxury Event Venues

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Extensive & Memorable Networking Experiences

Building relationships matter! At DigiMarCon Conferences we have more networking breaks on our program than others. On average there are 8 Networking breaks at each event giving delegates ample opportunities in a relaxed atmosphere to meet others over the 2-days at the event; from 1-hour round table networking luncheons to 3-hour dinner receptions. These networking breaks are set in picturesque locations to facilitate memorable experiences while fostering new relationships. Such experiences include enjoying cocktails and the Sunset over the Pacific Ocean on a private Ocean Terrace in Santa Monica, to being on the Sydney Olympic Stadium playing arena at night enjoying cocktails under the lights, to dining at the 360 Revolving Restaurant at the top of the CN Tower in Toronto for a Dinner Reception, enjoying cocktails on a private promenade overlooking Times Square in New York City, or having fun at the Dazzles Night Club onboard the Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas for a Farewell Party, etc.

Industry Thought Leaders from Leading Brands

DigiMarCon Keynotes, Panels and Master Classes are facilitated by the foremost thought leaders in the industry, from celebrity social media influencers to CMO’s from the largest Fortune 500 company brands that are disrupting the digital marketing industry, such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Oracle, Adobe, eBay, Netflix and more. All presentations are pitch-free, and include actionable takeaways, case studies, strategies and tactics, ready to be applied when back in the office.

Premium Comfortable Meeting Spaces

At DigiMarCon Conferences you are never ‘left in the dark’…. literally, in a large room far away from the stage and speakers, crushed in tight theater seating, without even a desk, while sitting in the dark. At DigiMarCon all delegates have premium meeting space in luxurious ballroom well-lit spaces, with comfortable seating with desk enabling delegates to use their laptop to take notes with ample charging facilities onsite in a comfortable space to learn and thrive. All tables are situated close with direct view of the stage.

Value for Money & Generous Discounts

DigiMarCon Conferences are affordable to attend, from single-day event passes up to two-day VIP options at a fraction of the cost of other industry events. We offer significant discounts for early bird registrations. Additionally, on top of time-limited discount pass rates, because budgets are tight, we want to make sure all groups have a chance to attend DigiMarCon. For government employees, students, academic, startups, non-profit organizations and teams, we offer generous discounts off the prevailing registration price.

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Meet the Speakers in Person

DigiMarCon Conferences put you right up and close with the speakers giving you the opportunity to meet these social media influencers which you follow in person. Speakers are never hidden in private speaker rooms away from the audience, they are in the auditorium sitting right beside you and participating.

Exceptional Customer Service

Attending a conference is a well-researched decision. There are many factors to consider such as location, time, venue, cost, speakers, content, etc. At DigiMarCon our results-obsessed Customer Service team are at your service before, during and after the event to help with your needs. It’s at the core of what we do — it drives our business. Offsite, we are ready to assist you via phone, ticket or chat. Onsite at our Conferences, friendly DigiMarCon staff serve as your hosts. They welcome your input and are happy to assist you.

TECHSPO Technology Expo

At all DigiMarCon Conferences is the co-located exclusive event TECHSPO Technology Expo, which showcases the new generation of technology and innovation, including; AdTech, MarTech, Internet, Mobile and SaaS technologies. Be inspired, amazed and educated on how these evolving technologies will impact your business for the better. Access to TECHSPO Technology Expo is included with all DigiMarCon passes.

On Demand Library Access

DigiMarCon All Access & VIP Passes include a 12-month on demand access to hundreds of hours of DigiMarCon speaker keynotes, panels and master class presentations from recent DigiMarCon Conferences, including videos, slide decks and key takeaways, available on demand so you can watch what you want, when you want.

The Largest Digital Marketing Community

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