FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT DO I NEED TO TRAVEL TO VANCOUVER?

You must have a passport to travel to Vancouver. If you need to renew or apply for a passport, visit here. Routine processing is 8 to 11 weeks and expedite processing (for an additional $60) is 5 to 7 weeks.

WHAT ARE CANADA'S COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS?

Canada requires you to use ArriveCAN to provide mandatory travel information before and after your entry into Canada.  

All travelers, with limited exceptions, whether entering Canada by air, land, rail, or marine vessel, must use ArriveCAN and mjust submit information within 72 hours before arrival. 

WHAT'S INCLUDED WITH MY REGISTRATION?

The registration fee includes all ground transportation, hospitality suite, meals for every day of the trip, daily sessions, a three-night hotel stay, and an after-party Monday night.

Fees DO NOT include coordination or the cost of roundtrip airfare.

WHAT ARE THIS YEAR'S FLIGHT ARRANGEMENTS?

Registration fees include all costs except airfare. Follow the links below for flight recommendations. See airlines for updates.

Recommended Outbound Flights: IND to VAN on September 25

ARRIVAL: Please arrive to Vancouver by 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 25. The First Person welcome bus will be at the airport to transport delegates to the hotel at designated times.

 

Recommended Outbound Flights: VAN to IND on September 28

DEPARTURE: We recommend departing after 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 28. Delegates are responsible for their own transportation to the airport. The drive from the hotel to the airport is approximately 45-60 minutes.

 

First Person will be providing a shuttle service from the airport to the hotel upon your arrival to help you get to the DOUGLAS hotel. Once you have booked your flight, please send your flight information including airline name, flight number, and arrival and departure times to Lisa Juillerat at ljuillerat@indychamber.com so your transportation can be coordinated.

WHAT ARE THE HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS IN VANCOUVER?

We are staying at The DOUGLASRegistration includes your hotel stay from September 25 through departure on September 28. 

Extra Night's Stay:   Want to arrive the Saturday before or stay a day or two after? We will coordinate and book your extra nights rooms. In order to receive the discounted hotel rate, those interested in booking extra nights must contact Lisa Juillerat at ljuillerat@indychamber.com before August 19.

LEX Special Rate: Approximately $380/night (includes applicable state and local taxes and fees, U.S. dollars) Limited rooms are available to book at this rate.

 

Dates available to book through the Indy Chamber:

  • Before LEX: Friday, September 23 and/or Saturday, September 24

  • AFTER LEX: Wednesday, September 28, Thursday, September 29 and/or Friday, September 30.

WHAT TIME ZONE IS VANCOUVER IN?

Vancouver is in Pacific Time.

WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?

Dress code is business casual. 

WHAT'S THE WEATHER LIKE IN VANCOUVER IN SEPTEMBER?

Daily high temperatures decrease by 8°F, from 69°F to 61°F, rarely falling below 57°F or exceeding 75°F. Daily low temperatures decrease by 6°F, from 55°F to 50°F, rarely falling below 44°F or exceeding 59°F.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR THE PRE-TRIP LUNCH?

This year's pre-trip lunch is on September 7 at The Columbia Club from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. RSVP  here.

WHAT IS ADVANCE317?

Advance317 is an exclusive group of emerging leaders pre-selected by the Indy Chamber leadership team and Advance317 co-chairs. A317 delegates offer perspective through the eyes of the next generation of Indy's business and community leaders.

For more information, contact Lisa Roper at lroper@indychamber.com.

HOW DO I ADD THE LEX WEBSITE TO MY SMART DEVICE'S HOME SCREEN?

For iPhone:

  1. Launch the Safari browser and navigate to www.lexindy.com.

  2. Tap the Share button on the browser's toolbar - that's the rectangle with an arrow pointing upward.

  3. Tap the Add to Home Screen icon in the Share menu.

  4. You'll be prompted to name the shortcut before tapping the Add button.

  5. The shortcut can then be dragged around and placed anywhere, including in app folders just like a normal app icon.

For Android:

  1. Launch Chrome for Android and open www.lexindy.com.

  2. Tap the menu button and tap Add to home screen.

  3. You'll be able to enter a name for the shortcut and then Chrome will add it to your home screen.

  4. The icon will appear on your home screen like any other app shortcut or widget, so you can drag it around and place it where you like.

UNFORTUNATELY, I NEED TO CANCEL. WHAT DO I DO?

The $500 deposit required at registration is non-refundable. Additional refunds may be approved if notice is submitted by September 1, 2022. After that date, no refunds will be issued. Please contact Lisa Juillerat at (317) 464-2255 for cancellation or to address any additional questions.

HOW DOES COVID EFFECT THIS YEAR'S TRIP?

Please visit the CDC's website for the most up-to-date information.

WHAT IF I HAVE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

Your point of contact for all things Leadership Exchange is Lisa Juillerat. She can be reached at (317) 464-2255 or ljuillerat@indychamber.com.

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