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Why attend

Incomparable networking opportunities

With more than 3,000 people expected to attend, you'll have the ability to network with peers from around the world. You can also add even more value to your Concur solution by connecting directly with Concur product experts and partners.

A very first look at the latest from Concur

You can expect to hear about new features and enhancements which are always unveiled at Fusion. You will be the first to learn what new reports, solutions and features you can take back to your organization, ahead of the curve. You can also expect to hear Concur leaders discuss our vision for the next year and beyond.

The ultimate Concur classroom

Concur Fusion will offer a variety of educational opportunities, including: over 150 educational sessions, discussion-led Micro Forums, daily keynotes, and interactive demos. As an added bonus, attendance provides you with the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units to support your professional development.

Personalized consulting for solution optimization

Not every organization is configured the same. Complimentary consulting sessions are offered at Concur Fusion which you can schedule in advance. In addition to one-on-one consulting sessions, take advantage of our on-site demo stations to gain additional insight into the solutions you have implemented or preview new ones.

Fusion is worth the cost because there's so much that you can learn. There's so many people you can meet and there's just so much out there that you didn't know was there before and you can utilize what you learn just by connecting with people"

Carolyn Spence,
Corporate Travel Program, Allen Vanguard

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The venue

Washington State Convention Center (WSCC)

Located in the heart of downtown Seattle, the Washington State Convention Center is the Northwest’s premier meeting and events faciltity. The WSCC is within walking distance of world-class hotels, restaurants, entertainment and attractions. With a longstanding commitment to sustainability, public art and modern technology, WSCC serves its surrounding community and provides visitors with a truly unique Northwest experience.

705 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101
206-694-5000
www.wscc.com

Hotels

We have partnered with six hotels in Seattle to ensure that our attendees receive exclusive hotel rates while attending Concur Fusion 2018. Please book your hotel accommodations during the registration process in order to receive the exclusive room rates below.

**Hotel Solicitation Alert**
Please be aware you may be contacted by e-mail or phone by companies soliciting Concur Fusion hotel bookings. Although they may imply otherwise, these companies are NOT associated with Concur or Exhibitor Services or an official Concur Fusion hotel. ConferenceDirect is our ONLY official hotel booking company. Concur Fusion has not contracted with any company other than ConferenceDirect, and we are not able to guarantee that any other booking company that may contact you is legitimate. Other companies may promise you a reservation that does not exist, and upon arrival at your hotel you may be told that you do not have a room. Please be cautious about giving any company other than the Concur or ConferenceDirect your credit card information as this may result in credit card fraud. Concur will not be responsible for any bookings made through any of these other companies.


Sheraton Seattle Hotel

Steps from Pike Place Market, the Seattle waterfront and Washington State Convention Center, Sheraton Seattle Hotel is a contemporary urban retreat in the heart of downtown Seattle.

Exclusive room rate: $230 plus tax

Grand Hyatt Seattle

The world-renowned downtown Seattle hotel is located nearby exhilarating hotspots in the area. Enjoy stately guest rooms, spectacular meeting space, and complimentary access to a state-of-the-art health club.

Exclusive room rate: $234 plus tax

Hyatt at Olive 8

As one of the most celebrated LEED certified buildings in the city, the Hyatt at Olive 8 is specifically designed to reduce our ecological footprint, all without compromising the comforts of home.

Exclusive room rate: $234 plus tax

Motif Seattle

Experience the newly renovated rooms of this downtown Seattle destination hotel. The newly renovated rooms feel like modern residence, inspired by the Pacific Northwest.

Exclusive room rate: $214 plus tax

Paramount Hotel Seattle

Enjoy the simple luxury, ideal location, service-oriented team, and charming guest rooms of one of the top 5 hotels in downtown Seattle.

Exclusive room rate: $200 plus tax

Fairmont Olympic Hotel

Built in 1924 and recently renovated, Seattle’s premier hotel offers nearly a century of luxury service standards, while melding classic elegance with mid-century modern room décor.

Exclusive room rate: $230 plus tax

Travel

Getting to Seattle

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

  • 14.2 miles to WSCC
  • 14.2 miles to the Downtown Hotels

There are several options for ground transportation between the airport and the hotels. Check here for details.

Transportation

Seattle offers several transportation options to get around the city. Check here for details. Options include:

  • the Link Light Rail
  • King County Metro Transit
  • Shuttles
  • Taxis
  • Ride sharing
  • International travel

    Clients traveling from outside the U.S. can request a visa invitation letter for assistance in attending Concur Fusion 2018. You may request a visa invitation letter during the Fusion registration process. Please email concurfusion@sapevents.com if you have any questions.

    Things to do in Seattle

    Seattle is home to a rich arts and cultural scene, unrivaled natural beauty, major sports teams, and countless other world-class attractions. There are millions of activities to do in the Emerald City’s diverse neighborhoods. Take a stroll through Pike Place Market, see the city from the top of the Space Needle, visit the Seattle Art Museum, or check out Safeco Field. No matter what you’re looking for, the perfect adventure awaits.

    Find out more at www.visitseattle.org

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Concur Fusion?

    Concur Fusion is the annual client conference that brings together the entire community of Concur experts. It includes four full days of learning: best practices, hands-on training, networking, and new innovations. The conference offers a variety of educational opportunities, including: over 125 breakout sessions, discussion-led micro forums, daily keynotes, and interactive demos featuring Concur experts, customers, and partners.

    When and where is Concur Fusion?

    Concur Fusion 2018, the annual Concur client conference, will take place at the Washington State Convention Center March 13-16, 2018.

    When does registration open and what is the cost?

    Registration is now open.

    November 14, 2017 - January 12, 2018 | Early bird rate ($1095)
    January 13, 2018 - February 28, 2018 | Advance rate ($1295)
    March 1, 2018 - March 16, 2018 | Standard rate ($1595)

    Is there a group registration rate?

    Yes. The group registration rate is: buy 3 registrations, get the 4th one free. See below for details:
    -The first three attendees can register at any time (must pay in full).
    -Once you are ready to register the fourth attendee, please email ConcurFusion@concur.com with the registration details to request the free registration.
    -Concur will review and validate this request within 2-3 business days and issue you a one-time use promo code to receive the complimentary fourth registration.  
    -If your company has interest in sending more than four attendees, we will issue a 25% discount code to be used for each registration after the fourth.  

    What time is check-in?

    Event check-in begins on Tuesday March 13th and will run from 8:00am - 8:00pm. Please refer to the agenda for more details.

    What is the recommended attire for the conference?

    Business casual attire is suggested for all conference functions, with the exception of Thursday evening’s social event, which is casual. Meeting room temperatures are cool, and the Seattle climate can vary; we suggest you wear layered clothing for comfort and flexibility.

    How do I become a client or partner speaker?

    We’re looking for Concur clients and partners to share their unique use cases, best practices, and lessons learned with their peers at Concur Fusion 2018. If you’d like to be a speaker, please submit the speaker nomination form by January 12th, 2018. After full consideration, Concur will select and notify speakers by January 19th, 2018. 

    Will continuing education credits be available to attendees?

    We are working towards getting sessions approved for credits. We will be scanning badges at the doors to our education sessions to ensure all attendees have the opportunity to support the recertification process. It is the responsibility of the Fusion attendee to follow the procedures of the organization in which they recertify to ensure CEU credits are issued.

    Will I have the opportunity to schedule a (45-min) one-on-one consulting session?

    Yes. You can request a consulting session while registering for the conference. Consulting sessions are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis, but Concur will try to accommodate all requests. During the consulting session, a Concur expert will answer questions specific to your company’s solutions. If you have additional questions, please e-mail ConsultingSessions@concur.com. NOTE: Consulting sessions do not occur during keynotes and meals. You may need to miss an education session in order to attend a consulting session.

    Will I have the opportunity to meet with the Concur Customer Experience team?

    Yes. The Concur Customer Experience team will be at Fusion and would love to meet with you. This is your opportunity to share your feedback and help us learn how we can make your experience with Concur even more effortless. If you are interested in talking with us at Concur Fusion,, please fill out this form and we will contact you to schedule your meeting with the CX team.

    What is the cancellation and substitution policy?

    Please refer to the Concur Fusion 2018 Registration Policies for more information.

    Can I bring a guest to the social events?

    Yes. Guests (must be over 21) are welcome to attend the welcome reception on Tuesday March 13th ($100 fee) and social event on Thursday March 15th ($200 fee). Guest passes will be sold on site.

    How do I make changes to my hotel reservation or cancel my room?

    All reservation changes and cancellations can be made using the housing website by clicking here , calling +1 833-638-6497 or by emailing concurfusionhousing@conferencedirect.com.  You do not need to cancel your hotel reservation in order to modify information or switch hotels. Should you request any modifications to/or cancellation of this reservation via phone or email, you will be required to verify the first and last name, email address, Passkey acknowledgement number and last four digits of the credit card listed on the reservation before your request will be processed. After January 20, 2018, all reservation changes can be made by contacting the hotel directly.

    How do I request a visa invitation letter?

    Clients traveling from outside the U.S. can request a visa invitation letter for assistance in attending Concur Fusion 2018. You may request a visa invitation letter during the Fusion registration process. Please email concurfusion@sapevents.com if you have any questions.

    Contact

    Registration and general questions: concurfusion@sapevents.com
    Hotel accommodations: concurfusionhousing@conferencedirect.com
    Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities: concursponsorships@concur.com
    Content: eventcontent@concur.com
    Consulting sessions: consultingsessions@concur.com
    Analyst meetings: corpmarketinganalystrelations@concur.com
    Media/press inquiries: concurpr@concur.com

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