thINK Ahead 2021 is just around the corner and you are registered! We are so pleased you will be joining us at our seventh annual thINK Ahead Conference.
Below are a few quick notes for you to keep on hand as you prepare for your travel to thINK Ahead 2021:
PACKING — ATTIRE IS BEACH CASUAL!
We encourage you to dress comfortably in beach casual attire for both the conference and evening events. We suggest shorts, polos, or sun dresses, and comfortable shoes. Also, don't forget your sunglasses! (Weather: Boca Raton, FL October average high: 85 °F | October average low: 72 °F.)
VIEW THE THINK AHEAD AGENDA
While at thINK Ahead 2021 you will have the opportunity to participate in deep-dive sessions spanning company culture and brand to risk management and mission critical communications. Visit thinkforum.com/agenda to view the agenda and thoughtfully plan your learning. (There is no need to pre-register for specific sessions.)
OPT-IN TO RECEIVE THINK AHEAD SPONSOR PRIZES & COMMUNICATIONS
Our thINK Ahead sponsors make this annual conference possible — and they will be on site to share how their solutions can help you “make the magic happen”. Please opt-in to receive their valuable communications and for a chance to win one of 10 Amazon Gift Cards valued at $100!
YOUR AIR TRAVEL DETAILS & CONFIRMATION
You should have received your flight details directly from our travel partner, Cadence. If you have not, or have travel-related questions, please dial 858-551-3052 (Mon-Fri. 8-5 PM PST). Emergency After Hours Phone: 858-551-3041. Reference special traveler code: SV23G.
The average Uber/Lyft to or from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) or Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) is $40-$50 one way, and both airports are ~25 miles from your destination:
Boca Raton Beach Club
900 S. Ocean Blvd.
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Phone Number: 855-874-6551
Please note: thINK Attendees are responsible for their own Ground Transportation charges. If you choose to drive to the hotel please plan for parking costs:
Day Parking: $28 per day. Night Parking: $46 per day.
YOUR CUSTOMIZED SCHEDULE
If you scheduled a visit to the Canon Americas Customer Innovation Center, or are a speaker or sponsor for the event, you will receive an email with specific agenda information. (Subject Line: YOUR THINK AHEAD 2021 INFORMATION). Please look for this email on Monday, October 4. If you do not receive it, check your spam filter and/or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENSURE YOU HAVE ACCESS TO THINKFORUM.COM
In order to access the thINK Connect event app, log in NOW to ensure you have access to your thINK Forum account. Logging in now ensures you will be ready to immediately access the thINK Connect event app when you arrive at the event. If you have any trouble accessing your thINKForum.com account, please send us a message.
COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE SERVICES TO/FROM CANON AMERICAS CUSTOMER INNOVATION CENTER (CIC)
While you are attending thINK Ahead 2021, you will have the opportunity to visit the NEW Canon Americas Customer Innovation Center (CIC) to take part in product demonstrations and get an in-depth look at the innovations changing the printing industry. Please note, masks are required in the CIC. Complimentary thINK Ahead Shuttle services to/from the Boca Raton Beach Club to the Canon Americas Customer Innovation Center (CIC) will be available to all thINK attendees. The shuttle will depart from the Member Entrance inside the Boca Raton Beach Club and depart from the lobby of the CIC.
thINK Ahead Shuttle Schedule:
Mon., Oct. 11: 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Tues., Oct. 12: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Tues., Oct. 12: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Wed., Oct. 13: 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Wed., Oct. 13: 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Thurs., Oct. 14: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Thurs., Oct. 14: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Fri., Oct. 15: 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Driving to the CIC? Map to this address:
Canon Americas Customer Innovation Center
4560 Communication Avenue, Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Additionally, guests staying in the Bungalows can find shuttles to the Boca Raton Beach Club from 7am until 6:30 pm every 5 to 10 minutes, departing from the Main Entrance at the Boca Raton Resort.
JOIN US AT THE CABANA NIGHTS WELCOME PARTY
Join us at 7:00 pm on the day you arrive at the Cabana pool for the Cabana Nights Opening kick-off party. Attendees will enjoy live entertainment, Latin food, drinks and fun activities including bourbon tasting, cigar rolling, and more!
PLEASE PLAN TO HELP US KEEP OUR COMMUNITY HEALTHY
The thINK Board designed thINK Ahead 2021 to be held in two smaller waves to enable the thINK community to come together safely in smaller groups. Please help us keep you and other community members healthy by maintaining social distance, washing your hands frequently, using the hand sanitizing stations, and wearing a mask in required zones.
DO YOU HAVE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?
Call or text: 615-720-7788 | Email: thINKAhead2021@thINKForum.com
On behalf of the thINK Board, I want to thank Canon Solutions America, our Executive Sponsor, and ALL of our thINK Ahead sponsors, as they are what makes this annual conference possible. They will all be at thINK Ahead, be sure to plan time to talk to each of them in the Partner Pavilion, it is sure to spark new business ideas!
thINK Board President
VP Manufacturing & Distribution
Core Publishing Solutions, a Thomson Reuters business