EMACS 2022

Conference FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What is the cut off date for booking a discounted hotel room and what is included in the room rate?

    You may book your room at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld® with the link provided in your confirmation email no later than Wednesday, September 28th. 


    Please note that a $25 resort fee is included in the room rate.

  • Is there parking at the hotel?

    Yes. When paying for parking, mention that you were attending the EMACS Conference to receive 50% off.

  • What safety measures are you taking onsite to provide a safe environment?

    During the conference and all conference events, staff, attendees, speakers, and exhibitors will be required to follow current local safety measures.


    To prepare for your stay in Orlando, you can check on local recommended and mandated COVID-19 precautions here.


    Our host hotel, Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, Marriot is taking extra precautionary measures to ensure a clean, safe stay. Read about Marriot’s Commitment to Clean here.

  • What is the attire for the conference?

    Business casual. Temperatures in conference halls may fluctuate widely. If you are prone to feeling cold you may want to bring along a sweater or jacket.

  • What networking opportunities are there?

    In addition to our networking receptions and meals, we’ve scheduled 30-minute breaks each morning and afternoon to give you ample time to interact with fellow utility professionals, conference sponsors and exhibitors.

  • Will there be Wi-Fi?

    Yes, there will be free Wi-Fi available in all meeting spaces. Sign-in info will be provided on conference communications or ask a Chartwell employee for assistance!

  • What if I have a special need, such as a dietary restriction?

    Please let us know as far in advance as possible about any special needs or requests by contacting Shannon Murdie at smurdie@chartwellinc.com.

  • Will slides be available after the conference?

    Yes, we will email all presentations to attendees within the following week.