LocationWorld FAQs

Location & Dates

What is LocationWorld?
LocationWorld is a conference produced by Yext, the global location data management leader, to help marketers, technologists, digital publishers, agencies, and consultants grow their businesses by better leveraging location data to reach, engage, and serve today’s increasingly mobile customers.

What is the theme of LocationWorld?
Our theme is “The New Age of Exploration” and was inspired by the ways in which consumers are using their mobile devices to leverage location-specific information to explore new brands, places, and experiences.

When is LocationWorld?
LocationWorld 2016 will be run from Wednesday, November 2nd through Thursday, November 3rd. The full agenda can be found here.

Pre-conference training (pre-registration required & seating limited) will take place the morning of Wednesday, November 2nd.

The full conference will kick-off at 1PM on Wednesday, November 2nd.

Where is LocationWorld?
LocationWorld 2016 will take place in the heart of Manhattan’s Financial District at The Conrad NYC. More than a hotel, The Conrad is a showplace for over 2,000 pieces of art and a spectacular atrium featuring a multi-story sculpture by Sol LeWitt. The location is truly in the heart of it all as attendees will find themselves mere steps away from some of NYC’s most iconic landmarks and neighborhoods including TriBeCa and SoHo.

Registration

How much does LocationWorld cost?
LocationWorld tickets cost $995 and can be purchased here and payment made by credit card or check. All major credit cards are accepted. Checks should be made payable to Event Marketing Partners and mailed with a copy of your registration to:

Event Marketing Partners
Yext LocationWorld/EMP Registration
P.O. Box 563
Allenwood, NJ 08720

Who can register for LocationWorld?
Registration is open to Yext customers, partners, prospects, and invited guests.

Can I bring a guest?
You’re certainly welcome to bring a guest on your visit to NYC; however, LocationWorld events are only open to registered attendees.

Can I register on behalf of someone else?
Yes. Details on how to do so are included in the registration process.

Who can I contact for assistance?
Please email any additional questions or issues to LocationWorld@yext.com.

Training

Is Yext training offered during LocationWorld?
Yes. A limited number of seats are available for complimentary training on the Yext Location Cloud and related products. This training will be held on the morning of Wednesday, November 2nd at Yext’s Headquarters in NYC.

How do I register for this training?
You must first register for LocationWorld. Once registered, please email LWTraining@yext.com to request your complimentary seat at the Yext training session. Seating is limited, so we encourage you to register ASAP if interested.

Event Details

What’s the address of The Conrad NYC?
The Conrad New York is located at 102 North End Ave, New York, NY 10282.

When does LocationWorld begin?
LocationWorld kicks-off at 2PM on Wednesday, November 2nd. The full agenda can be viewed here.

For those attending Yext training, it will begin at 9AM on Wednesday, November 2nd at Yext NYC offices located at 1 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor. See Training above on how to register as only registered attendees will be admitted to the training session.

When does LocationWorld registration open?
LocationWorld registration will open for ticket holders at 12:30PM on Wednesday, November 2nd at The Conrad New York.

Will meals be provided during LocationWorld?
With our start time of 2:00PM on Wednesday, November 2nd, we will feature snacks and an evening cocktail reception with appetizers. Thursday, November 3rd will feature breakfast and lunch at The Conrad with food stations provided at The Highline Ballroom for that evening’s private concert with Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears. We will do our best to accommodate dietary restrictions based on the information attendees provide during registration.

What’s the schedule for LocationWorld 2016?
Please see our Agenda for a full schedule of events and be sure to download our LocationWorld event app on the Apple App Store and Google Play.

What’s the attire for LocationWorld?
We recommend business/smart casual attire.

Session Info

What kind of programming will be provided?
LocationWorld will feature over 30 sessions on all aspects of location marketing and technology including location data management, SEO/SEM strategies, geotargeted advertising, social media, listings and maps management, self-driving cars, and more. All sessions can be found on our Agenda page.

Travel & Lodging

Are their special hotel rates for LocationWorld 2016?
Yes. We’ve reserved a block of rooms at The Conrad New York. Availability is limited, so please click here or call 888-370-1936 to reserve a room. Use code: YEXT16.

Which airports are closest to New York City?
Downtown New York City is accessible from three airports: LaGuardia (LGA), John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), and Newark (EWR).

Are there any transportation discounts for LocationWorld attendees?
Yext is pleased to offer all LocationWorld attendees a 10% discount code on shared shuttle services as well as private cars from any of the three major airports via Airlink. Click here to book directly.

What’s the weather like in New York City in November?
The weather is mild, but unpredictable. Consider packing a jacket, layered clothing, an umbrella, and consult your favorite weather app prior to departure.