Registration Information

:: 28th Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance ::
January 20 - 24, 2016 | Denver, CO
Hosted by Cleo Parker Robinson Dance

Black Dance Rising 

ONLINE CONFERENCE & FESTIVAL REGISTRATION IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE.
PLEASE COME TO THE SHERATON DENVER DOWNTOWN HOTEL,
TOWER COURT 'A' FOR ONSITE REGISTRATION.

THANK YOU. WELCOME TO DENVER!


Welcome Conference Delegates!

As the proud hosts of the 28th Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance, "Black Dance Rising", Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (CPRD) and IABD staff hope you find this year’s conference/festival a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you will cherish. You can look forward to four full days of dance with the aim of gaining the tools you need to further your own personal and professional development. We look forward to your participation, and hope you give us feedback throughout the process.

REMINDER: Only current IABD Members may register for the Member price. If you have not completed your membership online for July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016, you are NOT a current member. To join IABD, please click here.


REGISTRATION FEES AND PACKAGES

For registration fees and details, please choose from the following options:

Conference
Registration
Fees
IABD Member Non-IABD Member Group Reg.
IABD Member
Group Reg.
Non-IABD Member
Deadlines
Early Bird $425 $525 $375 $400 Oct. 31, 2015
General $450 $575 $400 Not Available Nov 1 - Dec 20, 2015
Late $500 $600 Not Available Not Available Dec. 21 - Jan. 19, 2016
Onsite $550 $625 Not Available Not Available January 20, 2016

 

FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION INCLUDES:

  • Youth Performance: Thursday

  • Luncheon: Friday

  • IABD Member Evening Performance: Friday

  • Awards Dinner: Saturday

  • Founding Companies Performance with featured guests: Saturday

  • Post Performance Receptions: Thursday & Saturday

  • Special Youth Evening Activities: Thursday & Friday

  • Closing Ceremony and Breakfast: Sunday

  • Keynote Speaker

  • All Panels and Workshops

  • *Conference kit

    • *Once conference kits have been distributed there will not be anymore made.

    **** PLEASE NOTE: THE DANCE MASTER CLASS SERIES IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION PACKAGE. THESE CLASSES ARE AN ADDITIONAL AND SEPARATE COST.
 A LA CARTE CONFERENCE ITEMS (if space is available)
THESE ITEMS CAN BE SELECTED INDIVIDUALLY AND ARE NOT A PART OF THE FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION PACKAGE. EACH ITEMS' COST IS LISTED BELOW!
Friday Day Registration $150
Saturday Day Registration $200
Sunday Day Registration N/A
Educators Day Registration (Fri/Sat)
$150 each
Kyle Abraham / Abraham.In.Motion Performance (Code: IABD30)
Purchase Tickets Now
$30
Performance Presentation (General Admission) $65
Performance Presentation (Students, Seniors, & IABD Members with proper ID) $40
Panels and Workshops $25
Receptions (Thurs/Sat) $30 each
Luncheon (Friday) $100
Awards Dinner (Saturday) $150
Midnight Hip Hop (Thursday) $20
Midnight Bantaba (Friday) $25
Master Dance Classes (IABD Members & Conference Registrants) $20 each
Master Dance Classes (Non-IABD Members & General Public) $25 each
Closing Ceremony & Breakfast (Sunday) $100
Summer Scholarship/Intensive Program Auditions (members only) $20
Multi-Dance Company Auditions (IABD Members) $25
Multi-Dance Company Auditions (Non-IABD Members) $35
Ballet Auditions $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


REGISTRATION PROCESS

Conference attendees are strongly encouraged to pre-register for the event.

Onsite registrations and conference materials are subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.

Conference registrations are confirmed when registrations forms and payments are received and processed.

There are no refunds.

Master Dance Classes are now available.

**** PLEASE NOTE: THE DANCE MASTER CLASS SERIES IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION PACKAGE. THESE CLASSES ARE AN ADDITIONAL AND SEPARATE COST.


GROUP REGISTRATION

A Group is defined as 15 or more participants. To qualify for the group discount, full payment and ALL completed registration forms must be submitted to Cleo Parker Robinson Dance at one time.

All Groups must register through Cleo Parker Robinson Dance at IABDDENVER2016@cleoparkerdance.org. Should you have questions regarding Groups please contact Rhetta Shead, (303) 295-1759.

Each Registrant must complete a registration form. This can also be completed online.

Group leaders must provide a complete list of attendees, forms and method of payment. [There must be a registered sponsor for every 6 registered students.]

Group discounts are subject to conference deadlines and payments must be received before deadline is over.

NO GROUP RATES AFTER - DECEMBER 20, 2015



IABD MEMBER REGISTRATION

Registrants wishing to get the IABD Membership rate need to be a 2014-2015 and/or 2015-2016 IABD member.

All IABD Members will be confirmed through the IABD Administrative Office.



MONEY EXCHANGE AND RATES

Visit the website link below to calculate fees in your currency. The exchange rate may be different at the exact time of exchange as rates constantly change throughout the day and differ at every financial institution.

http://www.oanda.com/currency/converter/



PAYMENT POLICY

Credit card Payments

The credit card will be charged immediately upon registration.

Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover) payments are accepted.

**A convenience fee of $10 will be charged for every conference registration purchased via credit card.

Money orders and bank drafts

NO CASH OR PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED. DO NOT SEND CASH BY MAIL!

Payment for all registrations must be made in full prior to the conference and received before the deadline.

Money Orders and Bank Drafts should be in American Dollars only and made payable to Cleo Parker Robinson Dance. All registration fees are FINAL and are available on a limited first come/first serve basis. No refunds will be given by Cleo Parker Robinson Dance and/or IABD.


 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Participant contact information will be part of a database only accessible to the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Conference Team and IABD.


 

PHOTOGRAPHS AND VIDEOTAPING

Taking photographs or using video equipment other than for personal use at the IABD Conference and Festival is prohibited and violators will be removed from the premises. Only the official photographer will be authorized to take photographs.


 

VENDOR PARTICIPATION

Only those vendors approved by CPRD and IABD, who have paid the vendor participation fee, will be allowed to sell or promote items to IABD conference and festival participants. Unauthorized use of the CPRD or IABD logo by any individual or company is strictly prohibited. Vendors who fail to pay the application fee or who circumvent the vendor participation process, will be asked to cease and desist and maybe subject to legal actions.