Where will the conference be held and what are the dates?

The conference will be held October 11-12, 2018 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA

Website: Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel

To make a hotel reservation, call 1-800-471-6399 and refer to the HU 2018 MBA Exclusive Order Room Block or the code, TBD.

Group Name: HU 2018 MBA Exclusive Order

Group Code: MBA

Check-in: 11-OCT-2018

Check-out: 13-OCT-2018

Hotel Name: Crystal Gateway Marriott

Hotel Address: 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202 USA

For online reservations, please click here

**Please note that the Howard University MBA Program will make hotel reservations for the first 15 registered teams**

What is the pricing structure for the conference?

Please see the pricing structure on the registration page.

What does my conference registration include?

  • Full Conference Registration: All conference events/meal functions listed on the conference agenda.
  • Career Fair Only Registration: Free Admission to the Career Fair Expo and Workshops. Attendees must submit a Participant Registration Form on the registration page.

I have a scheduled interview with a conference sponsor. Do I have to be registered for conference to attend?

Yes, you must be registered for either career fair only or full registration in order to interview with a sponsor in the exhibit hall.

Can I register on site?

Yes, attendees will be able to register onsite for Career Fair Expo and Workshops. There will be limited seating available for keynote networking meal functions for those who register onsite.

Is there a “one day” registration ticket?

Yes, you can register for one-day events. See Agenda for listing of events of the two-day conference, and complete the Participant Pre-registration Form on the registration page. This does not apply to corporate sponsors or case teams.

Where can I find information on hotel accommodations / ground transportation?

Click here to see details on accommodations.

How will I know which workshops I am registered for?

Workshops will be seated on a first come, first serve basis. You will need your conference name badge to gain admission to workshops.

What is the recommended attire for the conference?

All events require business attire.

My question is not addressed on this page. Who can I contact?

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Graduate Programs between 9am-5pmEST via email at or call 202-806-1725 (Direct for assistance).

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