Frequently Asked Questions

How can I become a speaker?

Each year the Content Advisory Board (CAB) releases a call for speakers. This year speaker submissions are being accepted from January 6, 2017 through February 6, 2017. Durning those dates, use http://papercall.io/cfobjective to submit your topic(s).

What is the payment policy?

Full payment is due prior to the conference.

What is the cancellation policy?

You may cancel your registration by email request through April 20, 2017. You will be charged a $75 service fee. The remainder of your registration fee paid will be reimbursed if you cancel by email request to cathy@bestmeetings.com by this date. You may substitute another person without penalty. From April 21, 2017 to May 20, 2017 only 50% of the registration fee will be refunded. After May 20, 2017 NO refunds will be given. If you cannot attend cf.objective(), you may transfer your registration to another person at any time.

How do I get from the airport to the conference?

Taxi from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to The Press Club:

  • Proceed from any terminal Baggage Claim through the doors to the curbside where taxi lines are clearly marked
  • Airport fee is $3.00
  • First Mile is $5.39
  • Add’l Miles are $2.16 each
  • Approximately $8-$10

Driving Directions from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to The Press Club:

  • Get on 1-395 N from George Washington Memorial Pkwy
  • Take US-1 to 14th St NW
  • Continue straight onto 14th St NW
  • The Press Club will be on your right 0.3 miles ahead

Information regarding surrounding airports

What airport is the closest to the conference location?

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is located only 3 miles from The National Press Club.  See information regarding other airports on our travel information page.  

How do I register for sessions?

We do not require you to reserve your spot in each session.  You are free to move about the conference as you see fit.

How do I find the latest news around cf.objective()?

There are a couple of ways to stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest of cf.objective() 2017!

  • https://twitter.com/cfobjective
  • https://www.facebook.com/devobjective/
  • Add your email address to our mailing list at the bottom of the site.


Am I able to sponsor this event?

All sponsors are welcome! Every year, we’re able to make cf.objective() the exciting event that it is through the support of our sponsors. Contact Jim Louis at jim@bestmeetings.com for more information.

When is cf.objective()?

All sessions will then take place from Thursday, July 20 to Friday, July 21, 2017.

Where is cf.objective() taking place?

The National Press Club

529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20045
+1 (202) 662-7500

What is the cost to attend?

The standard fee for the event is $599; however, we are offering an early bird discount of $499 until April 15, 2017.

Does cf.Objective() record sessions and make them available online?

No.  At this time we do not offer recordings of the sessions after the conference.