Registration & Travel

2020 Industry Summit Registration

You can register for in-person and virtual access OR virtual only access. The 2020 Industry Summit will be live-streamed for those attending virtually.  

Registration Types

In Person + Virtual AccessYour registration includes in-person access to all sessions, lunch, breakfast, networking breaks, and reception as well as access to view the sessions on-demand after the Summit is over.

Virtual Access Only: Your virtual registration will include only virtual access to the Summit. You will be able to live-stream the sessions + interact with speakers, attendees and tabletop sponsors through the mobile app or web platform. All sessions will be available on-demand after the Summit is over. For more details, visit this page to check out the virtual attendee experience.

Registration CategoriesEarly Bird Pricing: Ends 11/6/2020Onsite Pricing: Begins 11/7/2020
In-Person Attendee (Operators, Facilities, Shipping)$349$449
In-Person Attendee (Supplier/Manufacturer or Service Company)$599$699
In-Person Attendee (Government) $349 $449
In-Person Attendee (Sponsoring Company) $249$249
Virtual Event Access Only $249$299

If you’re interested in sending a group to the Summit, either in-person or virtually, contact Carey Buchholtz at 713-343-1878 or

Cancellation policy for 2020 Industry Summit: Response in a Pandemic

PAYMENT INFORMATION: Full payment must be received prior to the summit. Balances due will be collected onsite for live event registrants. If you have any questions please email or call (301) 354-2101.

CANCELLATIONS: All sales for the 2020 Industry Summit: Response in a Pandemic are final. Non-payment or failure to show up onsite or access online materials does not constitute cancellation and said registrants are not entitled to a credit or refund of any kind.

SUBSTITUTIONS: Substitutions can be made up to November 6, 2020. Notice of substitution must be made in writing and sent to:

AGE POLICY: No one under the age of 18 is permitted to register, attend, or join at any time under any circumstance during the 2020 Industry Summit. There are no exceptions.

Travel Information

FlySafe Houston and Transportation
FlySafe Houston is the city’s commitment to ensuring the safety and health of all passengers who arrive, depart and connect through George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) and William P. Hobby (HOU) airports.

The Houston Airports team have given a lot of thought, care and attention to your next travel experience. You can learn more about specific steps they have implemented to stop the spread of COVID-19 in their airports, so you can have the ease of mind and comfort of flying safe here.

What to Expect When You Travel

At all Terminals

  • Masks are required
  • Automizer sprays used for seats and bathrooms
  • Additional hand sanitizer stations
  • Ground markings for social distancing
  • Increased air filter replacements
  • Crowd control sensors/monitoring
  • Public announcement reminders
  • Increased cleanings at high touchpoints and restrooms
  • Signage and digital displays
  • Safety shields at information booths

At Shuttles, Trains and Curbside

  • Increased cleanings of shuttle trains
  • Reduced seat capacity on shuttles to promote social distancing
  • Use of cell phone lots to ease curbside congestions

At Ticketing

  • Touchless kiosks at check-in
  • Ground markings at queues
  • Safety shields at ticketing
  • Masks on agents
  • Additional hand sanitizer stations
  • Increased frequency of cleanings

At Concessions and Services

  • Table and seat distancing
  • Safety shields at cashier stations
  • Increased cleanings
  • Disposable/digital menus and utensils
  • Masks for employees

At Baggage Claim

  • Baggage belt assignment modifications
  • Increased cleanings
  • Additional hand sanitizer stations
  • Hand sanitizer wipes

At TSA Checkpoints

  • Increased cleanings
  • Boarding pass reader/ID self-scanner
  • Safety shields
  • Masks and gloves on Agents
  • Disinfection of checkpoint bins
  • Additional hand sanitizer stations
  • Hand sanitizer wipes

At Gate Areas

  • Masks required for travel
  • Touch-free biometric boarding for international flights
  • Seat-spacing encouraged
  • Ground markings for social distancing
  • Safety shields at gate agent stations*
  • Increased frequency of cleanings


In order to bridge the 20 miles between the airport and Downtown Houston, visitors have multiple transport options.


Approximate cab fare from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to Downtown: $58  

Approximate cab fare from William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) to Downtown: $31


Uber’s latest guidelines on COVID-19

Lyft’s latest guidelines on COVID-19


Those looking to avoid the search for parking around Downtown Houston can plan ahead with Parking Panda. The online parking reservation service allows visitors to find and purchase guaranteed parking in Downtown, any time.

Travel and Safety Resources