Frequently Asked Questions
The 2023 Pennsylvania Conference for Women will be held Thursday, October 19, 2023, from 8am–5pm.
Yes! The 2023 Conference will be held in person at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Not this year! We are excited to return to our classic, in person experience.
Registration for the 2023 Conference is now open!
Simply click on any of the “REGISTER” buttons throughout our site.
You can also visit our Registration page directly.
Ticket pricing is $325 per person in 2023.
A table of 10 costs $3,250.
You can purchase up to 100 tickets total per transaction.
SPECIAL OFFER: To celebrate our 20th anniversary, we are offering an upgraded Platinum Ticket, featuring premier seating, for $399 per person. Tickets are limited, and you can purchase a maximum of 10 Platinum tickets per transaction.
UPDATE: Platinum Tickets are now SOLD OUT, but a limited number of individual and group tickets are still available. Don’t miss your chance to join us in person on October 19th!
• Inspirational and cutting-edge program of keynote speakers
• Opportunity to choose from 10 breakout sessions across multiple tracks including leadership, career, and personal development
• Morning Mentor Moments, featuring panels with Conference board members and local community leaders to answer your most pressing career questions and share invaluable lessons
• Timely content and actionable skill-building sessions featuring experts on the Learning Burst Stage
• Structured and informal networking opportunities with peers and our sponsors
• Full access to the Interactive Hall featuring women-owned businesses and non-profits, lounge areas, wellness opportunities and fun activities to support your development at work and in life
• Robust career services including first come first serve 1:1 coaching sessions and resume reviews
• Complimentary lunch and reserved seating for the keynote session
Plus, a big added bonus:
Your ticket also gives you access to an all-day virtual conference during Women’s History Month on March 14, 2024. This first-ever event will bring together tens of thousands of women from the Commonwealth and our sister conferences in Texas, Massachusetts, and California
Additional tickets to the virtual event will also be available for purchase.
Details will be announced later this year.
For updates on 2023 programming, see the Conference agenda, which will be updated as we add speakers.
Payments for the Conference can be made by credit card to immediately secure your tickets, or you may hold tickets if you choose to pay by check. Checks must be received within 10 business days or held tickets are automatically released. We do not accept purchase orders.
Due to high demand, registrations are limited to 100 tickets per transaction.
PLEASE NOTE: Nothing can guarantee you’ll be able to get tickets, and access to purchasing tickets is random. However, there are a few things you can do to avoid problems when registering:
• Never load our registration site in more than one browser window
You might end up losing tickets you’re holding as our site only allows you to process one registration at a time.
• Make sure that you’re using a steady internet connection
If you lose your internet connection during registration for even a moment, you may have to start over and by then tickets may be sold out.
• Register using a computer instead of a phone
While our website is fully accessible by mobile devices, you’ll have the best experience on a computer.
• Don’t refresh your screen while waiting
Stick to one window, and always resist the urge to refresh. The Conference for Women is equipped with sophisticated systems that are designed to manage and process ticket purchases as quickly as possible.
• If using a credit card, know your card limits, billing zip code and rules
If using a corporate card, we highly recommend checking in with your accounting department or card issuer in advance, to be sure you know about any card limitations, as well as the billing zip code associated with your card.
Many corporate credit cards are not allowed to be charged by non-profit organizations, and the Conference is a 501(c)3 organization. This will cause a decline and you will lose tickets you were holding. By the time you solve the problem and return, tickets may no longer be available.
In addition, some corporate cards have daily or per-transaction limits that you may not be aware of. Sometimes people don’t know the billing zip code for their corporate card and that can cause a decline.
No. Discounts are not available for group registrations.
Yes, please purchase tickets now as we expect to sell out. You will not need the names of your attendees at the time of purchase. You will assign names to your tickets and select meal options as we get closer to the Conference (and will be provided instructions on how to do so in your confirmation email).
Keynote seating will be assigned based on the date of registration. To be guaranteed seating with friends or colleagues you will need to register together, in a single registration.
We do accept seating requests for those in separate registrations, and are usually able to accommodate (but do not guarantee them). Please email [email protected] to make a seating request, and include the name and registration ID for each registration. Seating requests will be accepted until September 1st.
We do not issue refunds for any reason, but you can easily transfer your ticket to another person. Please see your confirmation email for details.
No. You can review the full agenda to decide which sessions you are most interested in, and keep a backup in mind in case your preferred session is full. Breakout sessions are open seating and attendance is first-come, first-served.
Business casual. In addition, please know that your Conference day will include a significant amount of walking — parking areas or public transportation stops to the convention center, between keynote and breakout sessions, within the exhibit hall, and more — so we strongly recommend comfortable footwear.
Yes. Please refer to our Travel & Discounts page for the latest information on hotel blocks and travel recommendations.
The Conference for Women strives to create an inclusive and accessible experience for all attendees. If you require an accommodation for a disability, please email us at least one month before the conference at [email protected].
Yes. Information on designated rooms and amenities will be shared within attendee communications closer to event day.
Sponsorship provides tremendous opportunities for companies and their employees to become even more engaged on Conference day and throughout the year. For sponsorship benefits and pricing information, contact Mala Alvey, Development Director, at [email protected]. For general sponsorship information, please see our Sponsorship Overview.
We are here to help! Please email [email protected].