2023 DMEC FMLA/ADA Employer
Compliance Conference

Frequently Asked Questions

General

When is the 2023 DMEC FMLA/ADA Employer Compliance Conference?

The in-person conference will be held March 27-30, 2023 in Orlando, FL. The agenda is available online. A one-day virtual conference will be held on May, 3, 2023.

Where will the conference be held?

All meetings and events held in conjunction with the in-person conference will be at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, FL.

Is the 2023 DMEC FMLA/ADA Employer Compliance Conference going to be held in person or virtually?

The conference will be held in person at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, FL.

For those that are unable to attend the in-person conference, DMEC has planned a one-day virtual conference on May 3, 2023, which will feature four of the highest-rated sessions from the in-person conference along with a virtual roundtable discussion.

What are the health & safety precautions and guidelines for the 2023 DMEC FMLA/ADA Employer Compliance Conference?

DMEC continues to review Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and City of Orlando COVID-19 safety protocols to ensure we provide the safest event we can for our attendees, exhibitors, staff, and service providers. As of now, no vaccination, masking, or social distancing requirements exist within the City of Orlando or for the 2023 DMEC Compliance Conference. If guidelines are updated, DMEC reserves the right to change attendance requirements for the conference and to refuse entry to any participant that is not in compliance without refund.

Program

When will the 2023 DMEC FMLA/ADA Employer Compliance Conference program be available?

The in-person conference agenda is available online. The virtual conference agenda will be available approximately one month prior to the event.

Registration

What are the conference registration fees?
In-Person Conference Registration Fees
Registration Type
Early Bird Rate
Through Jan. 19
Advanced Rate
Jan. 20-Feb. 16
Regular Rate
After Feb. 16
Employer Member $769 $919 $1,069
Employer Nonmember $979 $1,129 $1,279
Supplier* Member $1,029 $1,179 $1,329
Supplier* Nonmember $1,239 $1,389 $1,539

*Suppliers serve employers by providing health, absence, insurance, and productivity-related programs, services, and strategies. If your company is primarily engaged in supplying the above services and products to DMEC employer attendees, your company will be considered a supplier for purposes of registration.

One-Day Virtual Conference Registration Fees
Registration Type
Registration Fees
Member $129
Nonmember $189
Are there group discounts available for registration?

Yes. Register four or more individuals from your organization, and receive a $75 discount on the fourth registration and all subsequent registrations. Note: You do not need to register all four individuals at the same time. The registration system will recognize when the fourth (and subsequent) individual(s) from the organization is registering and will automatically apply the $75 discount.

When and how do I register?

You can register online and submit a credit card payment.

How do I know if I’m a member?

If you aren’t sure if your organization is a DMEC member, follow these steps to add your company affiliation and verify your DMEC membership status or contact us at 800.789.3632 ext. 101 or info@dmec.org.

I am presenting a session. Do I have to register?

Everyone, including speakers, attending the conference must register. Speakers will receive registration instructions through their speaker portal.

How will I know if I am registered?

When your registration is received and processed, you will receive an email indicating that you completed the registration process. Registration confirmation emails will be sent to the email address entered on your online registration form. If you believe that you have completed the registration steps and do not receive an email within 24 hours, contact us at info@dmec.org.

Is it possible to substitute a new person for someone who is already registered?

Yes. Contact us at 800.789.3632, ext. 101 or info@dmec.org with both the name of the person being replaced and the new person’s name and contact information, including email address and the email confirmation number of the record of the person being replaced (if available). Substitutions will be accepted through March 16, 2023. The individual attending the conference is responsible for all financial obligations.

What if I need to cancel my in-person conference registration?

All in-person registration cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing by Feb. 16, 2023. A refund of all fees, minus a $50 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received on or before Feb. 16. No refunds will be granted after this date.

Can I cancel my virtual conference registration?

No cancellations will be permitted for the virtual conference. All registrants will have access to all on-demand sessions for up to one year.

Will I receive a badge and conference materials in the mail?

No. You will pick up your badge and other conference information at the onsite DMEC registration desk at the Caribe Royale Resort. The DMEC registration desk will be open prior to our Monday general session and evening welcome reception, opening again at least one hour prior to the start of sessions on Tuesday. Registration desk hours are included in our mobile app and in a reminder email sent to you shortly before the conference.

What forms of payment do you accept?

Conference registration fees can be paid by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express).

Meals & Social Events

What meals and refreshments are included in registration?

The Monday welcome reception, breakfast on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday, morning breaks Monday-Thursday, afternoon breaks Monday-Wednesday, and the Tuesday Happy Hour are included in your registration.

I’m a vegetarian. How can I order vegetarian meal options?

Please note your accommodation needs on your registration form and provide detailed information. DMEC staff will reach out with further information.

I have a specific food allergy. How can I be ensured that I will receive an appropriate meal?

Please note your accommodation needs on your registration form and provide detailed information. DMEC staff will reach out with further information.

Housing/Hotel Information

What is the conference hotel?

The 2023 DMEC FMLA/ADA Employer Compliance Conference will be held at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, FL. The hotel is currently taking reservations for the DMEC conference.

What is our discounted DMEC guest room rate?

The discounted guest room rate for conference attendees is $229 USD per night plus taxes and fees (resort fee included). To secure the discounted rate, make your reservation by March 6, 2023. All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit, which is refundable if reservation is canceled 72 hours prior to arrival.

I’m presenting. Do I need to make my own hotel reservation?

Yes. Speakers will receive hotel reservation information through their speaker portal.

What do I do if the conference hotel is already full?

This year the hotel should accommodate our entire group. If you are told the hotel is full, contact us at info@dmec.org. We encourage everyone to make their reservations early.

How do I cancel or change my hotel reservation if I need to?

Call the hotel and cancel as soon as you know that you will not be using your reserved room or need to make a change to your existing reservation.

Still Have Questions?

All general questions regarding the conference that have not been covered within these FAQs should be directed to:

Stephanie Kappus
Conferences Manager
skappus@dmec.org
800.789.3632, ext.106

Or simply send your general inquiry to info@dmec.org, and it will be directed to the correct staff member for response.