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The VCIA Annual Conference is one of the captive industry’s most well respected and popular events. Known for its high quality captive education and excellent networking opportunities, this signature event is in its 39th year, and we are thrilled to deliver you the ultimate captive conference summer time experience in beautiful Burlington, Vermont! Join us August 12 – 14th to learn from the captive industry's best and brightest, connect with colleagues and develop business opportunities, earn a large amount of professional credit, and discover the latest captive trends and emerging risks that may impact you and your company. Below you will find basic information to help plan your conference logistics. See you in August!

Registration and Information Desk Hours in the DoubleTree Conference Center Lobby
Monday, August 12, 11:30 am–6:00 pm | Tuesday, August 13, 8:00 am–5:30 pm | Wednesday, August 14, 8:00 am–4:30 pm 
 
Exhibit Hours at the DoubleTree Exhibition Hall

Tuesday, August 13, 12 noon–6:30 pm | Wednesday, August 14, 8:00 am–4:00 pm 

Conference Shuttle Service

VCIA will offer “On-Demand” shuttle service to and from the DoubleTree/designated overflow hotels listed on the conference website under hotels and transportation. To call for a shuttle pick up, call 802.881.2062. 

Monday August 12: 11am-7pm; Tuesday August 13: 7:30am-7:pm; Wednesday August 14: 7:30am-7pm

Shuttles to the Hotel Vermont Reception on August 14th: At 4:15 pm shuttles will depart from the DoubleTree Conference Center to Hotel Vermont for a 4:30 pm reception. At 6:00 pm shuttles will return attendees to the DoubleTree and overflow hotels.

Hotel airport shuttles are offered 24/7 for the Doubletree. Please contact the hotel front desk directly when you have luggage at the Doubletree and a day in advance to secure timing at Homewood Suites. 

Please Note: When arriving at the Burlington Airport, it's not guaranteed that there will be taxis or Ubers immediately on site, so we strongly encourage setting up airport transportation in advance if arriving late at night. 

Hotel Vermont Reception Directions and Parking.

From the DoubleTree, turn right on to Williston Road (which becomes Main Street) and continue all the way to the end where it intersects Battery Street. At Battery Street, turn right and continue until Cherry Street. Turn right up Cherry Street and Hotel Vermont will be on your right – 41 Cherry Street. City parking meters are free after 9 pm and the Cherry Street/Hilton garage offers the first two hours of parking free.

VCIA Conference App. The 2024 VCIA App is easy to put on your mobile device and contains all the conference information you need! More details forthcoming about how to download and use. Please note, all session materials will be available through the VCIA Conference App.The app will be available in late June or early July.

Conference Security. You must have a Conference Pass, Networking Pass, or Session Only Pass to for admission into the exhibit hall.

First Come First Served: Although attendees have pre-registered for sessions, please note that in some cases space is limited and seating is on a first come basis.

Conference Registration Types:

Conference Pass: permitted to enter all conference events including educational sessions, exhibit hall, receptions, and meals.

Networking Pass: permitted to enter exhibit hall, receptions, special events, and meals.

Session Only Pass: permitted to enter sessions, exhibit hall, and Tuesday/Wednesday lunches.

Charging Station. Find the charging station between booths #44 & #45 in the DoubleTree Exhibit Hall. Available to all smart phones and tablets. Sponsored by Advantage Insurance

DoubleTree Gathering Spots for Brief Sit Down Meetings. Hotel lobby, seating by fireplace and front entrance; The Tavern and surrounding areas (courtyard, front area, etc.); The Atrium and surrounding areas. 

Private Meetings and Conference Calls. Reservations can be made in advance with Jennifer Lilyquist at Jennifer.lilyquist@hilton.com or (802) 865-6662.

For more information, contact VCIA by phone – 802.658.8242 or email – info@vcia.com

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We can't wait to see you in August!