Manhattan Associates welcomes you to Momentum 2018, held at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida! To help you prepare, we’ve put together this quick reference guide so you are ready for a successful event. Here’s what you need to know:
GETTING TO THE DIPLOMAT
All attendees are responsible for making their own transportation arrangements for the conference.
- Transportation options from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Hotel
- Transportation options from Miami International Airport to Hotel
- Get driving directions to The Diplomat
MOMENTUM REGISTRATION & INFORMATION
Grand Ballroom Foyer, Level 2
Separately you will receive your unique QR code, which enables you to quickly and easily register when you arrive at the Hotel Convention Center. Simply show us the code on your smartphone or print it for scanning onsite to receive your conference credentials. More information to complete your registration will be provided in the email along with your code.
Registration will be on Level 2 of the Hotel Convention Center. Please note the registration hours below:
- Monday, May 21: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
- Tuesday, May 22: 7:00 am – 5:30 pm
- Wednesday, May 23: 7:00 am – 5:30 pm
- Thursday, May 24: 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Conference dress is business casual. Meeting room temperatures are cool and the climate varies. Layered clothing may provide the greatest comfort. Also keep in mind that the weather in Florida during May can be hot, so please pack accordingly. Important Note: “Mambo Nights,” the theme for this year’s Customer Appreciation Party, will be held outdoors at the hotel, overlooking the pool and the ocean. It can be warm, so please dress appropriately for an outdoor party at the conference.
CONFERENCE MOBILE APP
It’s easier than ever to navigate Momentum 2018 with the Momentum conference app. Build your agenda, connect with others during the conference and play the app game to win prizes. Registered attendees can review sessions, speaker bios and exhibitor information, message other attendees, find maps of conference activities and much more. Plus, the app is the best way to stay informed with the most up-to-the-minute conference information. Download the free app now from iTunes or Google Play (“Manhattan Associates Events”), or access the web version on your browser. Get the app!
ALL-NEW FEATURES IN THE DISCOVERY CENTER
The Discovery Center at Momentum is where you can get hands-on with the latest in supply chain innovation, network with fellow attendees and meet with Manhattan solutions consultants and partners. Our new Discovery Stage offers expert knowledge and insight in mini-sessions (10-20 minutes). We are also adding opportunities for you to schedule 1:1 time with a Manhattan expert to ask your specific questions about our business offerings.
MOMENTUM 2018 CAN’T-MISS ACTIVITIES
MONDAY, MAY 21
First Time Attendee Mixer
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Great Hall Foyer, Level 3
Join fellow first-timers at this pre-conference reception and learn how to connect more effectively at Momentum. The Manhattan team will be on hand, offering tips and resources to help you prepare and navigate your first Momentum conference experience.
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, in the Discovery Center, Grand Ballroom, Level 2
Sponsored by Veridian Solutions
Welcome to Momentum – let the networking begin! The Welcome Reception is your first access to the Discovery Center, sponsoring partners, and solution experts – all waiting to meet you.
TUESDAY, MAY 22
8:00am - 10:00 am, Great Hall, Level 3
Kick off your Momentum agenda with a bang as Manhattan Associates President and CEO Eddie Capel takes the stage, followed by Amy Carovillano, Vice President of Logistics and Distribution at The Container Store, famed Arctic explorer Robert Swan, and Manhattan’s Senior Vice President and CMO Nicole O’Rourke.
10:30 am – 11:25 am
Make sure to catch one of three expert-led Power Sessions. Choose the session most appropriate for your area of interest and gain valuable perspectives and insights you won’t hear anywhere else. See the mobile app for details on each session.
Mambo Nights at Momentum
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, The Diplomat Lagoon Pool Deck and South Palm Court
Come join us poolside for an evening of networking and fun with fellow attendees. We’ve transformed the pool terrace into our own tropical-inspired paradise complete with a live band, refreshing cocktails and a variety of games. Important note: Your Momentum badge is required for access to the Customer Appreciation Party.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 23
Women in Supply Chain & Technology Lunch
12:20 pm – 1:45 pm, Great Hall Foyer Level 3
Join Manhattan’s Heather Mahan, SVP, Professional Services, and other female leaders from the industry for informal networking and a lively discussion on being at your best: physically, mentally, and professionally. Our featured speaker is Karen Beebe, CIO of Vineyard Vines, who will share her personal thoughts into how you can “Be at Your Best.”
3:10 pm - 5:10 pm, Great Hall, Level 3
In business and on the ice, pressure and competition are relentless. Insight and inspiration at Momentum 2018 continues with GAP Inc. SVP Kevin Kuntz, eight-time Olympic medalist Apolo Ohno, and the presentation of this year’s Innovator of the Year Awards.
Happy Hour in Discovery Center
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Grand Ballroom, Level 2
Sponsored by Honeywell
At the end of the day, join us in the Discovery Center to relax, enjoy a beverage, and spend a few moments sharing the highlights of your 2018 Momentum experience with someone new.
If you have any questions, please contact the Momentum Concierge for additional information at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 404-760-8191.
See you in Hollywood, FL!
The Momentum 2018 Team