For additional questions about the conference, check out our list of FAQs below.

What does my registration fee cover?

The full conference registration fee includes access to all sessions, the Partner & Product Expo, Welcome Reception, Client & Partner Appreciation Party, and all hosted meals. Travel and hotel costs are the responsibility of the attendee.

What meals are hosted by the conference?

The conference will include the following meals:

  • Dinner on Monday evening at the Welcome Reception
  • Full breakfast, break snacks, lunch and dinner at the Client & Partner Appreciation party on Tuesday
  • Full breakfast, break snacks and a full lunch on Wednesday

May I bring a guest?

Each registered conference attendee is allowed to bring one (1) guest to the Main Evening Event on Tuesday evening for $200. Your guest must be +21 years of age, no exceptions. You may register your guest during the conference registration process. Guests are not admitted to hosted meal functions, keynote presentations, or sessions. You may work with concierge services to book activities during the day for your guest.

How do I cancel or change my hotel reservation?

Please call the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina directly at (619) 234-1500. All cancellations require a 72 business hour notice.

If I cannot attend, may I substitute someone from my organization?

If you are not able to attend, you may substitute another person from your company at no additional charge. Substitutions can be made by emailing the Cornerstone Convergence team at convergence@csod.com.

Are there penalties for cancelling my registration?

Should you need to cancel your conference registration, you may do so by April 30 for a full refund. If you cancel after April 30th, you will receive a refund, less a $200 processing fee. Refunds will not be given if you cancel on or after May 24.

What is the dress code for the conference?

Conference attire is business casual. Meeting room temperatures are cool, and the climate can vary. While we do our best in controlling the temperature in session rooms, we recommend you bring a removable layer for your comfort.

What is the dress code for the evening events?

Casual, layers recommended.

How can I get involved as a speaker?

If you are interested in becoming a speaker at Convergence 2020, please submit your session idea to convergence@csod.com. Cornerstone will review all submissions and notify customers if they’ve been accepted by the first of March.

Will transportation be provided to and from the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina?

Transportation will not be provided to and from the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. SAN has an expansive system for taxicabs. Travel from SAN to Marriott Marquit San Diego Marina is approximately 15 minutes, depending on traffic.

What airport should I fly into for the conference?

The San Diego International Airport (SAN) is located approximately 4 miles from the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina.

What will the weather be like in San Diego during the conference?

The month of June in San Diego is usually beautiful, but you cannot predict Mother Nature. Average high is 69F and average low is 60F during the month of May.

How many attendees are expected at this year's Cornerstone Convergence conference?

This year’s conference is expected to see over 2000 attendees.

I am registering as a group - how do we claim the Buy 3, Get 1 Free pass?

All four (4) registrants must be registered together in the same form. This can be done by selecting “add new person” during the registration process until all attendees have been added. The 4th pass will automatically be free at the checkout page and reflected in the balance.

Do I need to pre-register for breakout sessions before the conference?

All breakout sessions do not require pre-registration except for the Welcome Reception, Client & Partner Appreciation Party, and the Pre-Conference Trainings. You may select which sessions to attend on-site and badges will be scanned at the entrance. Sessions are a first-come, first-served basis, so anticipate to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to session start time. Doors will be closed once sessions have reached maximum seating capacity.

How can I view the session presentations following the conference?

Copies of the session presentations will be posted to the Cornerstone Success Center by end of the month following the conference.

How do I download the Cornerstone Convergence mobile app?

The Cornerstone Convergence mobile app will go live 1-2 weeks prior to the conference. All registered attendees will be notified when the app is live and ready for download along with additional conference information.

Do you offer certification credits for SHRM or HRCI?

Certification credits for SHRM and HRCI will be available for select sessions. Qualified sessions will be listed in the Convergence mobile app and conference brochure. You must attend these sessions in order to claim the credits.

I still have a question!

Can’t find what you need here? Please email the Cornerstone Convergence team at convergence@csod.com for all general inquiries.