FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE SALT CONFERENCE
What is the SALT Conference?
The SALT Conference is committed to facilitating balanced discussions and debates on macro-economic trends, geo-political events and alternative investment opportunities within the context of a dynamic global economy. Now in its fourth year, we look forward to building on the success of previous SALT Conferences, where keynote speakers have included President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, Governor Mitt Romney, General Colin Powell, the Honorable Gordon Brown, Michael Milken and Steven A. Cohen. With over 1800 thought leaders, public policy officials, business professionals and investors, the SALT Conference provides an unmatched opportunity for attendees from around the world to connect with global leaders and network with industry peers.
Who is SkyBridge Capital?
Founded in 2005, SkyBridge Capital is a global alternative investment firm. The firm provides investment management products, portfolio management and advisory services addressing every type of market participant. SkyBridge offers investment services across four business lines: Commingled Multi-Manager Fund Products, Custom Portfolios, Hedge Fund Seeding and Hedge Fund Advisory Services. Headquartered in New York, the firm also has a presence in Zürich, Switzerland.
For more information, visit www.skybridgecapital.com.
When and where will SALT 2012 take place?
The 2012 SkyBridge Alternatives (“SALT”) Conference will take place May 8 to May 11 at:
3600 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Room Reservations: +1.888.987.6667
General Information: +1.702.693.7111
What is the anticipated attendance?
We anticipate approximately 1,800 participants at SALT 2012.
The target breakdown is as follows:
Are any sponsorship opportunities available
for SALT 2012?
Partnership packages - comprised of speaking engagements,
exhibitions, and event sponsorships - can be crafted to meet
your firm’s specific goals and objectives. To inquire about pricing,
please contact Jonathan McEvoy via email at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at +1.212.485.3103.
What does it cost to attend SALT?
All registrations are individually reviewed and subject to approval by SkyBridge Capital. Registration is first-come-first-served and subject to availability.
Registration is now closed.
The fees outlined below are inclusive of SALT 2012 conference documentation, speaker-provided materials, refreshments, and meals as indicated on the conference agenda. The registration fee does not include travel and hotel accommodations.
Admission to all events, including meals and nightclub excursions, is exclusive to registered participants only.
* Delegates who register after April 13th, will not have their names appear on the participant list.
What type of participant am I?
Please refer to the descriptions below to determine your appropriate participant type. If you do not feel one of these types applies to you, please contact Chip Welsh via email at email@example.com or by phone at +1.212.485.3119. All registrations are individually reviewed and subject to approval by SkyBridge Capital.
The registration page requires me to enter a password before I can proceed. How can I obtain one?
SALT Conference registration is by invitation only. To request an invitation, please use the Request an Invitation form. Not all requests can be honored. All invitation requests and registrations are individually reviewed and subject to approval by SkyBridge Capital.
What payment options are available for SALT 2012 registration?
Payment is due at the time of registration using the secure online form and may be made by American Express, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. Payment by check or wire is available upon request by contacting Sarah Hansen via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at +1.212.485.3120.
How do I get a copy of my registration invoice?
Your email confirmation, sent to you after you complete the online registration form, will serve as your receipt. If you need any additional documentation, please contact Sarah Hansen via email at email@example.com or by phone at +1.212.485.3120.
If I can only attend SALT for one day, do I have to pay the full registration fee?
All registrations are for the full duration of the conference. Whether you attend one day or take part in the full program, the same registration fee applies.
May I attend SALT as a member of the press/media?
Members of the press or media wishing to attend SALT 2012 must request advance approval of SkyBridge by contacting Suzanne Hallberg of CJP Communications Office (212.279.3115 ext 213| firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to completing the online registration form. Upon arrival at SALT 2012, all registrants will be required to certify that they are not attending as a member of the press or media, nor will they disseminate any of the content discussed or presented from May 8-11, 2012 via any media form (including, but not limited to, print/electronic newspapers/journals/blogs/forums) without the expressed prior approval of SkyBridge. All attendees may be asked to submit a business card and to present photographic identification upon arrival to the conference. Failure to comply with the aforementioned guidelines may be grounds for immediate expulsion from the event without compensatory remuneration.
Is there a group discount available?
No, there are no group discounts available.
How many people can attend from my firm?
Institutional End-Investors, Media and Other participant types are limited to 3 representatives from their respective organizations. Private End-Investors, Asset Allocators, Managers and Service Providers are not limited in the number of registrations available to each firm.
What is the cancellation policy?
Registration cancellation requests received in writing on or prior to April 13, 2012 will qualify for a refund, less a 15% administration fee. No refund will be given on cancellation requests received after this date. Please contact Sarah Hansen via email at email@example.com or by phone at +1.212.485.3120 with any cancellation or transfer requests.
Can I transfer my registration to a colleague?
Should the original registered participant be unable to attend, a substitute is welcome at no extra charge. Substitutions may be made through April 27, 2012. Any cancellation or substitution requests should be made to Sarah Hansen via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at +1.212.485.3120. No partial transfers are permitted.
What is the nearest airport to SALT 2012?
McCarran International Airport (LAS) is the nearest airport to Bellagio.
How do I check in to SALT when I arrive?
The SALT registration areas will be clearly marked and remain open from Tuesday evening through Friday morning. All attendees may be asked to submit a business card and/or to present photographic identification upon arrival to the conference.
What is the suggested attire for the SALT Conference?
Dress at the SALT Conference is business attire unless otherwise indicated on the agenda. SALT name badges must be worn at all times throughout the SALT Conference in order to gain admission to all sessions, meals and functions.
May I bring a guest to the evening events?
Unfortunately, due to venue capacity limitations, guests may not attend the day-time sessions or the evening events. Admission to all events, including meals and nightclub excursions, is exclusive to registered participants only.
Am I allowed to record any of the SALT sessions or events?
No, any unauthorized recording of the SALT sessions or events is strictly prohibited.
Will anyone be taking pictures during the conference?
Yes, pictures will be taken during the conference. By registering for the conference, you acknowledge that there is a possibility your picture may be taken. Please click here to read the full Terms and Conditions.
Will sessions and presentations be available for viewing after the conference?
Those sessions in which the speaker(s) permit(s) filming will be made available for viewing on the SALT website approximately 1 month after the conference concludes.
Will there be computer workstations available for my use?
Yes, there will several computers available at the SALT Internet Café in the conference lounge.
Is there a business center on-site?
Yes. Please visit the Bellagio business center website for more information.
Whom can I contact if I have any further questions regarding SALT 2012?
Contact us to determine the best contact for your inquiry.
HOUSING AND TRAVEL
Does Bellagio offer a special rate for SALT participants?
SkyBridge has secured a limited number of guest rooms at the exclusive SALT Conference rate of $189 per night between May 7 and May 13, 2012. These rooms will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis to SALT 2012 Conference participants. The negotiated rate will not be available after Friday, April 6, 2012. After completing the SALT Conference registration form, hotel bookings must be made directly with the Bellagio by visiting the registration page by clicking the button below or by calling +1.888.987.6667 (reference the SALT Conference to receive this rate).
Please call in to the Call Center at 888-987-6667 and reference SkyBridge. The Group Code is SKYBR12. Please call asap as these rooms are limited.