Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQs

Is the 2024 IRI Annual Conference virtual or in person?

The 2024 IRI Annual Conference will be held in person at the JW Marriott Nashville in Nashville, TN.

Will any sessions of the 2024 IRI Annual Conference be available on demand after the live event? If so, for how long? What are the associated costs?

The 2024 IRI Annual Conference is designed to be an in-person conference experience. Content will not be available on demand.

What is appropriate conference attire?

Business casual attire is recommended for all conference events.

How do I become a member of IRI?

To become a member of IRI, please visit IRI’s Membership page.


How do I register to attend?

Registration for the 2024 IRI Annual Conference is open in early November 2023.

How much does it cost to attend?

You can find fees on the 2024 IRI Annual Conference registration page.

Can I register onsite?

Onsite registration will be available at 2024 IRI Annual Conference starting Tuesday, April 2 through Thursday, April 4, 2024.

When is registration open onsite?

The registration desk will be open:

  • Tuesday, April 2, 1 – 5 p.m. CST
  • Wednesday, April 3, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST
  • Thursday, April 4, 7:30 – 11:45 a.m. CST

What is the cancellation policy?

Conference registration cancellations must be sent in writing to IRI. Requests received by February 20, 2024 will receive a full refund less a $200 non-refundable processing fee. No refunds will be issued after February 20, 2024.

In the event you are no longer able to attend, another person from the same company who is not already registered to the conference may be substituted without penalty. Please request a transfer here. Please provide the name of the attendee no longer able to attend along with contact information for the substitute attendee.

Health & Safety

Health and Safety Protocols

IRI is committed to protecting the health and safety of all 2024 IRI Annual Conference attendees.

We are closely monitoring CDC guidelines, federal and local mandates, and health and safety measures put in place by the meeting venue. Because these factors are frequently changing, we will continue to evaluate whether any changes should be made, and we expressly reserve the right to update entry requirements for the conference based on the public health situation, new or revised guidance issued by the CDC or other authorities, changes in legal requirements or venue requirements, and/or other relevant considerations. This page will be updated to reflect any changes to the health and safety protocols.

Waiver and Release

Attendees acknowledge that IRI cannot guarantee that they will not be exposed to or contract a communicable disease at the conference and understand the risk that they may be exposed to or infected by a communicable disease by attending the conference. By registering for and/or attending the conference, attendees knowingly and freely assume all such risks, both known and unknown, and assume full personal responsibility for their attendance at the conference. In doing so, attendees forever release IRI, the meeting venue, and all of their directors, officers, employees, and agents from liability should they become ill, directly or indirectly, as a result of attendance at the conference.

Housing & Travel

Does IRI provide discounts on hotel accommodations?

Due to strong demand, our room blocks at the JW Marriott Nashville and the Westin Nashville are full. To view nearby recommended hotels, please see our Hotel page.

What parking options are available at the hotel?

The JW Marriott Nashville provides valet only parking at a rate of $58/day plus tax. The JW Marriott does not offer self-parking onsite. Guests may elect to self-park at off property locations.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Where can I find information about sponsorship opportunities?

Please see the Sponsorship page for more information. You can also email Anna Hildreth.

Thank You To Our Sponsors

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