FAQ 2018

DO I NEED TO REGISTER MYSELF FOR THE CONFERENCE?

The DIG Team will register speakers for one Standard Badge for the Conference, April 25–April 27, 2018. Once we enter your name into registration, speakers will receive confirmation via email, which will connect you to their speaker profile on the DIG website.


HOW DO I GET MY BADGE?

Pick up badges from DIG SOUTH Registration at Charleston Gaillard Center, 95 Calhoun Street, during the days, times and locations on the schedule.


WHAT EVENTS ARE INCLUDED WITH MY BADGE?

Visit the DIG SOUTH Schedule for events included with the Standard Badge.


WHAT HOTELS DO YOU RECOMMEND?

Book at one of these fine preferred hotels.


WHERE IS THE CONFERENCE BEING HELD?

All conference presentations will be held at Charleston Gaillard Center.


WHAT AV EQUIPMENT WILL BE IN THE SESSION ROOM?

Each meeting room will be equipped with an LCD projector, screen, lectern and microphones.


CAN I USE A KEYNOTE OR POWERPOINT PRESENTATION?

Yes. If you plan to use a keynote or powerpoint presentation, create this in 16:9 ratio and submit to producer@digsouth.com by Tuesday, April 11, 2018.


HOW MANY PEOPLE WILL ATTEND MY SESSION?

Expect 70-200 people for breakout sessions and 500–650 for the super keynote presentations.


WHERE CAN I SEE A LIST OF ALL CONFERENCE SESSIONS?

Check out the Session Schedule.


IS DIG SOUTH RECORDING ALL SESSIONS?

DIG SOUTH may be recording video and audio of many of the sessions and events for our website and other festival marketing materials. With 150+ speakers we cannot capture every session in its entirety. You are welcome to self-record the session, or we can connect you to a videographer who can record the event for a fee.


HOW CAN I BUY TICKETS FOR GUESTS?

You will find registration options here. Due to the number of 150+ speakers, we are unable to accommodate complimentary day badges or single-session passes for guests, including spouses, colleagues or assistants. However, we would like to offer you and your network a 20% discount on the standard badge. Enter DIG20 at registration.


IS DIG SOUTH COVERING MY TRAVEL COSTS?

No. Unless otherwise arranged and contracted, speakers and session moderators are responsible for all costs of travel, hotel, ground transportation, and incidentals associated with your participation in DIG SOUTH.


WHERE DO I PARK?

There are several parking garages adjacent to, and near, the Charleston Gaillard Center and other Festival venues. The Gaillard Center Garage offers a flat rate of $5/day. Click HERE for a map.


HOW DO I PROMOTE DIG SOUTH ON SOCIAL MEDIA?

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat and repost when you see DIG SOUTH in your feed. Be sure to use #DIG2017 or #DIGSOUTH in social media posts.


HOW CAN MY COMPANY BE A DIG SOUTH SPONSOR?

Contact Harriott Parker by email harriott@digsouth.com or call her at 843.532.2309 for sponsorship opportunities.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE?

Check out our Registration page for badge levels, event details and purchasing.


CAN I TAKE PHOTOS AT EVENTS AND SESSIONS?

Unless otherwise posted, personal cameras are allowed during the Conference, Trade Show and Bashes and Shindigs provided it is not disruptive. Guests may take photos from their seats, as long as they are not obstructing views or using flash.


WHAT IS THE DIG SOUTH REFUND POLICY?

By authorizing payment to DIG SOUTH in any form, payor agrees to the DIG SOUTH refund policies. Payments are not refundable for any reason including, but not limited to, failure to use DIG SOUTH credentials due to illness, acts of God, travel-related problems, loss of employment and duplicate purchase. DIG SOUTH at its sole discretion, may cancel or refuse registrations from any individual or company at any time.


HOW AND WHEN DO I PICKUP MY BADGE?

Pick it up from Conference Registration at the days, times and locations on the schedule.


WHAT IS DIG SOUTH’S PRIVACY POLICY?

It is the policy of DIG SOUTH to never sell the personal information of our participants or customers. For any customer service questions or issues regarding purchasing, privacy and/or refunds, please contact DIG SOUTH at info@digsouth.com.


WHAT EVENTS ARE INCLUDED WITH MY STANDARD ALL-ACCESS BADGE?

Badges include all events listed on the schedule. Visit the Conference Schedule for event information.


WHAT HOTELS DO YOU RECOMMEND?

Book at one of these fine preferred hotels.


WHERE IS THE CONFERENCE HELD?

All conference presentations will be held at Charleston Gaillard Center. Conveniently located in downtown Charleston 95 Calhoun Street.


WHERE ARE THE EVENING CONFERENCE EVENTS HELD?

TBA


WHERE CAN I SEE A LIST OF ALL CONFERENCE SESSIONS?

Check out the Session Schedule.


WHO IS SPEAKING AT DIG SOUTH?

Check out the DIG Presenter list here.


WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO MEET GREAT CONTACTS AT DIG SOUTH?

Complete your SCHED profile, frequent the sponsor lounges at the conference and attend the evening Bashes and Shindigs.


IS DIG SOUTH RECORDING ALL SESSIONS?

DIG SOUTH may be recording video and audio of many of the sessions and events for our website and other Conference marketing materials. With 150+ presenters we cannot capture every session.


WHERE DO I PARK?

There are several parking garages adjacent to, and near, the Charleston Gaillard Center and other Conference venues. Click HERE for a map.


WILL THERE BE WI-FI AT THE CONFERENCE?

Yes, the Gaillard Center will be equipped with free wi-fi access. You can get the password at Check-in.


I LOST SOMETHING AT THE CONFERENCE. WHO DO I CONTACT?

Email info@digsouth.com with your name, telephone number and details of your item, and someone from our Team will contact you.


WHERE CAN I FIND A LIST OF WILD PITCH PARTICIPANTS?

Please visit the Wild Pitch page for more details.


HOW DO I PROMOTE DIG SOUTH BEFORE & DURING THE CONFERENCE?

Simple: Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snap and Stream.TV and repost when you see DIG SOUTH in your feed. Be sure to use #DIG2018 or #DIGSOUTH in social media posts.


WHAT HASHTAG SHOULD I USE ON SOCIAL MEDIA?

#DIG2018 or #DIGSOUTH


HOW CAN MY COMPANY BE A DIG SOUTH SPONSOR?

Email sunnygray@digsouth.com and visit our Sponsor page for opportunities.


WHERE CAN I BUY SOME SUPER COOL DIG MERCHANDISE?

We will have DIG SOUTH t-shirts, hats and other swag available for purchase at check-in at the Gaillard.


I STILL HAVE QUESTIONS. WHO DO I CONTACT?

Email info@digsouth.com with your questions and suggestions.

DO I NEED TO REGISTER MYSELF OR MY TEAM FOR DIG SOUTH?

The DIG Team will register your sponsor badges for the Conference, April 25–April 27, 2018. Once we enter your info into registration, you will receive confirmation via email, which will connect you to your Conference profile on the DIG website and offer you a complimentary, year-round DIG NATION member profile, including access to our community, job board, events calendar, press release feed, resources page and more.


HOW DO I GET MY BADGE?

Pick up badges from DIG SOUTH Registration at Charleston Gaillard Center, 95 Calhoun Street, during the days, times and locations on the schedule.


WHAT EVENTS ARE INCLUDED WITH MY BADGE?

Visit the DIG SOUTH Conference Schedule for events included with the Standard Badge.


WHAT HOTELS DO YOU RECOMMEND?

Book at one of these fine preferred hotels.


WHERE IS THE CONFERENCE BEING HELD?

All conference sessions will be held at Charleston Gaillard Center.


WHAT AV EQUIPMENT WILL BE IN THE SESSION ROOM?

Each meeting room will be equipped with an LCD projector, screen, lectern and microphones.


CAN I USE A KEYNOTE OR POWERPOINT PRESENTATION?

Yes. If you plan to use a keynote or powerpoint presentation, create it in 16:9 ratio and submit to producer@digsouth.com by Tuesday, April 11, 2017.


HOW MANY PEOPLE WILL ATTEND MY SESSION?

Expect 500–650 for the super keynote presentations and 70-200 people for breakout sessions.


WHERE CAN I SEE A LIST OF ALL CONFERENCE SESSIONS?

Check out the Session Schedule.


IS DIG SOUTH RECORDING ALL SESSIONS?

DIG SOUTH may be recording video and audio of many of the sessions and events for our website and other festival marketing materials. With 150+ speakers we cannot capture every session in its entirety. You are welcome to self-record the session and we can connect you to a videographer who can record the event for a fee.


HOW CAN I BUY TICKETS FOR GUESTS?

You will find registration options here. Due to the number of 150+ speakers, we are unable to accommodate complimentary day badges or single-session passes for guests, including spouses, colleagues or assistants. However, we would like to offer you and your network a 20% discount on the standard badge. Enter DIG20 at registration.


IS DIG SOUTH COVERING MY TRAVEL COSTS?

No. Unless otherwise arranged and contracted, speakers and session moderators are responsible for all costs of travel, hotel, ground transportation, and incidentals associated with your participation in DIG SOUTH.


WHERE DO I PARK?

There are several parking garages adjacent to, and near, the Charleston Gaillard Center and other Festival venues. The Gaillard Center Garage offers a flat rate of $5/day. Click HERE for a map of all garages on the peninsula. Note Gaillard Garage by red locater.


HOW DO I PROMOTE DIG SOUTH ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat and repost when you see DIG SOUTH in your feed. Be sure to use #DIG2017 or #DIGSOUTH in social media posts.


HOW CAN MY COMPANY BE A DIG SOUTH SPONSOR?

Contact Harriott Parker by email harriott@digsouth.com or call her at 843-532-2309 for sponsorship opportunities.

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DO I NEED TO REGISTER MYSELF FOR THE CONFERENCE?

No. The DIG Team has pre-registered you for a Standard Conference Badge.


WHERE DO I PICK UP MY BADGE?

Pick it up from Conference Registration during the days, times and locations on the schedule.


WHAT EVENTS ARE INCLUDED WITH MY BADGE?

Visit the Conference Schedule for events included with Standard Badges.


WHAT HOTELS DO YOU RECOMMEND?

Book at one of these fine preferred hotels.


WHERE IS THE CONFERENCE BEING HELD?

All conference presentations will be held at Charleston Gaillard Center.


WHAT AUDIO VISUAL EQUIPMENT WILL BE IN THE SESSION ROOM?

Each meeting room will be equipped with an LCD projector, screen, and microphones.


CAN SPEAKERS USE A KEYNOTE OR POWERPOINT PRESENTATION?

Yes. If you plan to use a keynote or powerpoint presentation, create it in 16:9 ratio and submit to producer@digsouth.com by Tuesday, April 11, 2017.


WHAT ARE MY RESPONSIBILITIES DURING THE CONFERENCE & SESSION?

Arrive early to your session room. There are 15 minutes scheduled between sessions. Session Guides will be available in each studio to make announcements and assist you with issues including audio visual, wi-fi, temperature and emergencies. Keep presenters on time. We recommend alerting the panelists with 5 minutes and 1 minute remaining in the session. Invite questions from the audience if time allows. Begin questions with at least 10-15 minutes remaining in the session. If a presenter does not show up or has cancelled directly with you, please let the Session Guide know and he/she will contact organizers.


WHAT DO I DO IF THE AUDIO VISUAL EQUIPMENT FAILS?

Tech support will connect the equipment for the presenters. If a presenter has a technical issue, the Session Guide will contact tech support. The technicians will be checking on session rooms throughout the day.


HOW MANY PEOPLE WILL ATTEND MY SESSION?

Expect 70-200 people for breakout sessions and 500-700 for the super keynote presentations.


WHERE CAN I SEE A LIST OF ALL CONFERENCE SESSIONS?

Check out the Session Schedule.


IS DIG SOUTH RECORDING ALL SESSIONS?

DIG SOUTH may be recording video and audio of many of the sessions and events for our website and other Conference marketing materials. With 150+ presenters we cannot capture every session. You are welcome to self-record the session or we can connect you to a videographer who can record the event for a fee.


HOW CAN I BUY TICKETS FOR GUESTS?

You will find many great options for events here. Due to the number of 200+ presenters, we are unable to accommodate complimentary passes for guests.


IS DIG SOUTH COVERING MY TRAVEL COSTS?

No. Unless otherwise arranged, presenters and session moderators are responsible for all costs of travel, hotel, ground transportation, and incidentals associated with your participation in DIG SOUTH Tech Conference.


WHERE DO I PARK?

There are several parking garages adjacent to, and near, the Charleston Gaillard Center and other Conference venues. Click HERE for a map.


HOW DO I PROMOTE DIG SOUTH BEFORE & DURING THE CONFERENCE?

Simple: Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat and repost when you see DIG SOUTH in your feed. Be sure to use #DIG2017 or #DIGSOUTH in social media posts.


HOW CAN MY COMPANY BE A DIG SOUTH SPONSOR?

Email sunnygray@digsouth.com or call 843.224.0461.


WHAT DO I DO IN CASE OF EMERGENCY?

Dial 911 for FIRE & EMS, and then notify Leah Stoudenmire – 864-907-3823

Thank you for attending the 6th annual DIG SOUTH Tech Conference!

Let us know if we can be of further help.

DIG TEAM


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