Thank you for registering to attend the 2024 AFCPE Symposium!

We have a great event planned for this year with plenty of opportunities to expand your knowledge, discover new resources, grow your network, and have a whole lot of fun!

As you look ahead, here are some fun ways to get involved and ready for a week of learning, connecting, and growing!

All Attendees

Share Your Attendee Badge

Speakers and Attendees!

Let everyone know you’re attending or presenting at #AFCPE2024 with our social media badges.

Access the Canva template here, log-in or create an account, then drag and drop your image over the headshot and save!

In-Person Attendee Hub

We can't wait to see you in the Buckeye State! We've added everything you need to make sure you have a safe and fun time this fall!

Putting your safety first!

When traveling to any location always know the best ways to stay safe and enjoy your trip! 

View the surrounding neighborhood Safety and Security Tips →

There are a number of important things you can do to keep yourself and our community safe:

  • Travel together; there is safety in numbers
  • Be vigilant of your surroundings and stay alert at all times
  • When using rideshare services, be vigilant, be aware, and follow their safety recommendations, including double checking the license plates of vehicles you enter
  • Make a plan in advance of traveling to various destinations within or when leaving the District
  • Do not leave valuables out in plain sight
  • Walk in well lit areas and avoid dark locations
  • Don’t linger after businesses close for the night
  • Be respectful of the neighborhood and surrounding communities

Reserve your Hotel Room

Rooms are now available at the Hilton Columbus Downtown. Reserve your room at the host hotel and be close to all of the Symposium action!

Room block closes on October 28th! 

Need a roommate? Looking to share a ride?

Want to cut down on costs? Post in the AFCPE Member Exchange to connect with other members attending Symposium.

Airport & Transportation

When scheduling your travel, check out the airport options for Columbus, Ohio.

Need a ride from the airport to the Hilton Downtown Columbus? Click HERE to learn of your options

AFCPE Dinner Meet-Up

Looking to meet up with other AFCPE Symposium attendees for dinner on Wednesday, November 20th?

We will have a table at a few restaurants reserved under “AFCPE”. Sign up link coming soon!

Extra time and want to explore Ohio's capital city?

Check out all the Things To Do in Columbus, including these Experiential Tours recommended by Experience Columbus.


Virtual Package Attendee Hub

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Preparing your Tech

Make sure your devices are ready for this year’s virtual Symposium! Make sure to check out the technical recommendations below. 

Virtual Symposium Package

You can access this year’s event through XCD via the mobile app and desktop. Starting on Monday, November 11th, attendees will have access to the following:

  • Virtual Symposium platform
  • Access to live stream of general sessions
  • Engage via chat with other virtual and in-person attendees
  • View OnDemand content (Posters & OnDemand Sessions)
  • Access to Exhibitor Directory and resources

Check out the schedule at a glance for this year’s Symposium.

Looking forward to seeing you this November!

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