AEO 2020 Conference FAQ
Q: What hotel is the host hotel?
A: The conference will take place at the beautiful Marriott Marquis Houston, where AEO will host pre-conference events and special events during the conference.
Q: Where do I go to book my hotel room?
A: Click here to book your room. Join AEO’s room block today for $219. Be sure to reserve your room while space is still available.
Q: I am attending the Microloan Training Conference, what time does the sessions start? When should I come into Houston?
A: The Microloan training sessions will commence on Monday, May 4, 2020 at 12:00 noon. We recommend that you fly into Houston early Monday morning.
Q: I want to attend the SBA Microloan Training Conference, can I?
A: The SBA portion of the conference is restricted to SBA microlenders only.
Q: I am attending the SBA Microloan Training Conference, can I attend the AEO sessions?
A: Yes, the AEO sessions are available for microlenders to attend. AEO sessions officially start Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 3pm.
Q: I am attending the SBA Microloan Training Conference and want to attend AEO’s conference, how do I do that?
A: Simply click here to purchase your registration for the 2020 AEO conference.
Q: When will scholarship notifications be issued?
A: We expect to send notifications to all applicants by mid-March.
Q: I can’t attend the conference anymore, what do I do?
A: If you need to cancel your registration, email [email protected]. Please note the following regardign our cancellation policy:
- Registrations cancelled more than 60 days before April 30, 2020, will receive a 100% refund minus a 20% administration fee.
- Registrations cancelled between 59 and 30 days before April 30, 2020, will receive a 50% refund minus a 20% administration fee.
- Registrations cancelled less than 30 days prior to April 30, 2020, will not be eligible for refund.
At the Conference (Logistics, Agenda, and More)
Q: What is the day and start time of the conference?
A: The conference officially starts at 3pm on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 and ends at 12pm on Thursday, May 7, 2020.
Q: Is there a government rate?
A: The Marriott is at full capacity, and cannot offer a government rate.
Q: What’s on the agenda?