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AEO 2020 Conference FAQ

Hotel

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.

Registration/Scholarship

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 aeoconference@aeoworks.org. 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?

A:  Click here to view a sneak peak of 2 MainStage events you don’t want to miss.