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2022 LEAD CONFERENCE

Milwaukee, WI | Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

SEPTEMBER 12-14, 2022

 

NAED continually puts the health and safety of our members, their associates, and our staff as a top priority. We are monitoring the latest CDC recommendations for our in-person events and will work to follow all recommended protocols.  At this time, NAED is actively planning to hold the LEAD Conference in-person at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee.

 

While NAED will make every attempt to follow required mandates, we encourage you to stay up-to-date by monitoring the following local regulations, as they can change at the last-minute:

State Regulations | Hotel Protocols

 

 

 

 

CORPORATE PARTNERS

CONFERENCE INFORMATION

Overview
The LEAD Conference for 2022 will feature leadership training and education based on NAED’s Leadership Development Program, along with networking and charitable volunteer opportunities for current and future industry leaders.
Who Should Attend
LEAD is open to leaders at any experience level who are in search of a path to improve their skills. We encourage you to sign up or share with others within your organization seeking to grow. There will also be a special award portion of the event where winners of tED Magazine’s 30 under 35 award are celebrated during the conference and encouraged to attend.

COVID REGULATIONS

For the safety of all meeting attendees, we are sharing the following reminders:

  • NAED is following the CDC guidelines for quarantine and close contact recommendations for those who come in contact with an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • While attending the LEAD or Women In Industry conference, if an attendee develops any COVID-19 symptoms or tests positive for COVID-19, the attendee should self-isolate in their guest room and notify NAED at memberengagement@naed.org.
  • The Marriott Hotel policy states that all unvaccinated guests continue to wear face coverings and practice social distancing when they are in public spaces inside the hotel.

 

NAED is also asking attendees to follow these recommendations:

  • Please wear a face-covering indoors when not eating or drinking.
  • Keep six feet distance from other attendees whenever possible.
  • Wash your hands frequently.
  • Monitor your health and well-being and avoid being with other attendees if you feel you have a temperature or COVID-19 symptoms.

HOUSING

Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

333 West Kilbourn Avenue
Milwaukee, WI  53203

  • Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.
  • The group rate is $174 per night plus 15.5% tax.
  • Requests for housing must accompany conference registration. The hotel will not directly accept reservations at the conference rate. 
  • The cut-off for hotel reservations is August 20, however, rooms may run out prior to this date. 
  • A 48-hour notice is required for cancellation. 

 

HOTEL PROTOCOLS TO EXPECT DURING YOUR STAY

Hyatt-Regency-Milwaukee

30 UNDER 35 AWARD WINNERS

For the 10th year, tED magazine has selected 30 people as the best and brightest young stars of our supply chain in our “30 Under 35” contest.

Last year’s winners were featured in a July 2021 digital-only issue of tED magazine and have had individual profiles posted on tedmag.com over the past few months. This year's newest winners will also be honored at the NAED LEAD Conference.

TRAVEL

GETTING THERE

The hotel is approximately 10 miles from General Mitchell International Airport. 

Parking

Parking

  • Valet parking - $24 per day
  • Self-parking - $31 per day

 Weather

Weather

In September, temperatures will range from highs in the 70s to lows in the 50s.

Attire

Attire

Recommended attire for NAED events is business casual.

CANCELLATION POLICIES

EVENT CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • Cancelations received by NAED 7 days prior to the conference will be charged a processing fee of $100 per registrant canceled. To cancel, registrants (or their delegates) would select “My registrations” from their profile page, select the event and person they wish to cancel, and select “Cancel”.
  • Substitutions received in writing will be accepted at any time at events@naed.org.
  • NO SHOWS (registrants who do not attend the conference and have not canceled 7 days prior to the conference) WILL NOT RECEIVE A REFUND.

HOUSING CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • Up to 30 days prior to arrival there is no cancellation charge.
  • From 29 to 14 days prior to arrival attendees will be charged one (1) night’s room and tax.
  • From 13 to 0 days prior to arrival attendees will be charged two (2) nights’ room and tax.
  • Those who fail to cancel will be charged two (2) nights’ room and tax.

CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Show your support for NAED and the industry by becoming a corporate partner.

All corporate partnership opportunities are customized to meet the goals and objectives of your organization. Your custom package will be designed to meet those goals and your budget. Submit your email address for more information.