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FAQs

Registration & Pricing

 

  1. I am trying to register, but my membership number is not working or it gives me an error message saying that my number does not match my last name. 

The first step, is to try the following troubleshooting tip (ensuring your membership is up to date and the name you entered matches the name associated with the membership ID): If you received a member card with 12-digits, use the last 8-digits of the card. If you received a member card with 6 or 7 digits, add as many zeroes as needed in front of the Membership ID number to make it an 8-digit number.

 

If you’re still having issues, please contact our Membership Coordinator, Matthew Ford at afpadmin@afptoronto.org or 416-941-9212 ext. 225.

 

   2. How much does it cost to attend Fundraising Day?

Prices differ depending on the type of registration you choose and whether or not you are an AFP member. You can see a list of all of our registration options and prices here.

 

  3. How do I register for individual sessions?

When completing the registration form you will be prompted to indicate which sessions you would like to attend. Please note that registration pricing is the same whether you select one session or all of them. To learn more about registration prices, click here.

 

  4. How do I register as part of a group?

 

Groups of two or more, and five or more colleagues from the same organization are eligible for a 15% and 20% discount, respectively. To qualify for the group discount, all colleagues must be registered under the same transaction. You can register as a group by entering each group member’s individual information on the registration form and then by clicking ‘Save and Add Another Registrant’ – this will collect each member’s information and create a single event registration order. Group discounts will automatically be applied at checkout, where you can choose to pay online or request an invoice.

 

  5. I was filling out the registration form and accidentally clicked on a session by mistake. How can I fix this? Will I be charged extra for this?

We ask you to indicate which sessions you’re interested in attending in order to ensure we have adequate space, chairs, refreshments etc. This helps us when it comes to planning event logistics and in facilitating interactive, engaging discussions on the day-of. You’re more than welcome to change your mind about which sessions you’d like to attend and won’t be charged extra for doing so. We ask that you please contact us at events@afptoronto.org if you would like to make changes to sessions you have previously registered for. This allows us to ensure all of our attendance numbers are up to date and helps us to know when sessions have reached their capacity. We encourage you to review our cancellation policy should you no longer be able to attend once registered.

 

  6. I am unfortunately no longer able to attend Fundraising Day – can I get a refund?

We ask that you please review our cancellation policy prior to registering. If you choose to cancel your registration on or before May 1, you will be eligible for a refund (less a $50.00 administration fee). However, all registrations made after May 1 are non-refundable. No refunds will be given to no-shows, however registration substitutes are welcome - please contact us at events@afptoronto.org to update your registration information.

 

  7. How do I pay for registration?

You will be prompted to enter your billing information and then to select a payment method when registering. If you choose to pay online by credit card, you will be prompted to enter your credit card information. We accept Visa, MasterCard and AMEX. If you choose to be invoiced, you will receive an invoice via e-mail upon completing registration at the e-mail indicated on your registration form. Invoices can be paid by either cheque or credit card.

 

Cheque payments should be made payable to AFP Greater Toronto Chapter and can be sent by mail to:

AFP Greater Toronto Chapter
260 King Street E. Suite 412
Toronto, ON M5A 4L5

 

Please note that all registration payments (whether made by card or by cheque) need to be made prior to attending the event on May 30, 2019. Late payments will not be accepted.

 

  8. Where can I find information about Fundraising Day Bursary Programs?

You can find information about this year’s bursary programs, including application instructions here.

 

  9. When does early bird registration end?

The last day to take advantage of our early bird prices is April 22!

 

  10. I am interested in registering and supporting Fundraising Day as a sponsor. Where can I find information on this?

You can see a list of our current Fundraising Day sponsors as well as information about becoming a sponsor here.

 

  11. How do I become a member?

If you’re interested in becoming an AFP Toronto member, you can learn more about the different membership types and benefits here. For more information, please contact Matthew Ford, our Membership Coordinator at afpadmin@afptoronto.org or 416-941-9212 ext. 225.

 

 

On the Day

  1. Who are some of this year’s speakers?

You can check out the lineup of this year’s speakers here.

 

 

Venue

 

  1. Where is this year’s event being held and how do I get there?

Fundraising Day 2019 is taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. You can find directions here

 

  2. Where do I go once I have arrived?

Fundraising Day will be held in the North Building (255 Front Street West). The registration desk is located at the bottom of the escalator on the right hand side (Room 105). Volunteers will be onsite to direct you.

 

  3. Is the venue air conditioned?  

Yes, the venue is air conditioned in the hallways and the session rooms. Please bring a sweater with you if you are sensitive to air conditioning. You can find out more information about the venue on the Metro Toronto Convention Centre website.

 

  4. What is the dress code for the day?

We want all of our attendees to be comfortable with whatever they decide to wear, however business casual attire is encouraged.

Accommodations

 

  1. I’m coming to Fundraising Day from out of town, where can I stay?

We appreciate all of our out of town guests and are so happy that you have decided to join us for Fundraising Day! This year, we are pleased to offer a special AFP Toronto group rate at the Strathcona Hotel (walking distance from the Metro Toronto Convention Centre). In order to take advantage of this rate, reservations must be booked in advance online or by phone (416-363-3321) by April 30. When calling to book, please request the Association of Fundraising Professionals group rate. For more information about accommodations, please contact reservations@thestrathconahotel.com.

 

 

Have more questions? We’ve got answers! E-mail us at info@afptoronto.org or call us at 416-941-9212.