I-Day FAQs 2023-03-06T13:44:36-05:00

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Question: Who can attend Buffalo I-Day? 2023-03-17T23:16:57-04:00

Answer: Buffalo I-Day is open to anyone interested in the insurance industry, including insurance professionals, brokers, agents, underwriters, and other related professionals. It is also a great opportunity for students and recent graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in the insurance industry. The event typically includes educational seminars, networking opportunities, and speakers, providing valuable insights and knowledge for attendees of all levels of experience. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out in the industry, Buffalo I-Day is a great event to attend to learn and connect with others in the field.

Question: Does Buffalo I-Day sell out? 2023-03-17T23:18:38-04:00

Answer: We’re happy to say that our event is incredibly popular and most years, it is an annual sellout. Due to the high demand, we encourage attendees to purchase their tickets in advance to ensure they secure their spot.  For exhibitor ticket types, we offer a waitlist option for those who are unable to secure a ticket before the event sells out.

Question: What time is the cocktail party? 2020-01-22T14:18:19-05:00

Answer: Begins at 3:30 pm and continues until 6:30 pm.

Question: How many people attend Buffalo I-Day? 2016-10-23T21:00:51-04:00

Answer: We have over 1,300 people in attendance.

Question: How far is the hotel from the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center? 2016-10-23T20:59:27-04:00

Answer:The Hyatt is located directly across the street from the convention center. The Embassy Suites are approximately 3 blocks from the convention center

Question: When is lunch time? 2023-03-17T23:20:01-04:00

Answer: The luncheon seating typically begins at 1 pm as indicated on the event schedule. Table seating assignments will be provided in your event materials, which will include a map and printed on your name badge. This will allow you to easily find your assigned table and seat.

Question: Are there any nearby hotels available at a group or discounted rate through the event? 2023-03-17T23:15:34-04:00

Answer: At this time, our block of discounted rooms for the event is currently sold out. However, there may be nearby hotels that offer group or discounted rates. We recommend checking with other hotels in the area and comparing their rates and amenities. You may also want to consider booking through a third-party travel website or app to find the best deals.

Question: I need to pay by check. To whom should I make the check payable? 2023-03-17T23:23:41-04:00

Please make the check payable to: Insurance Club of Buffalo, Inc.

The address for payments is:
PO Box 486
Clarence, NY 14031-0486


Question: My company is not a sponsor. May I still reserve a table at the luncheon? 2018-11-26T22:40:06-05:00

Answer: To be eligible for reserved table seating at the luncheon for your group, tickets must be purchased in increments of 10. For example, purchasing a block of 20 tickets for your group will enable you to be eligible for 2 reserved tables of 10 at the luncheon.

Please note, there are a limited number of tables available for this reservation type.

Question: Is the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center handicap-accessible? 2018-03-28T19:43:06-04:00

Answer: Yes, all rooms at the Convention Center are handicap-accessible. If you have any special needs at the conference, please contact info@insclubbuffalo.com or (716) 253-1602.

Question: What should I do if I have special dietary requirements? 2016-10-23T22:29:44-04:00

Answer: If you are a vegetarian or have any other special dietary requirements, please indicate when filling out our online registration form.

Question: Where should I park when attending the convention? 2022-11-08T12:03:39-05:00

Answer: The Buffalo Niagara Convention Center has many paid parking options within walking distance.

Question: How can I get my booth on or near the center aisle of the exhibit floor? 2016-10-23T20:28:39-04:00

Those booths are reserved for our sponsor exhibitors. You would need to upgrade to that package to obtain one of those booths. There are many benefits also associated with the various sponsorship packages, see the BECOME a SPONSOR tab on our event page for descriptions of each sponsorship level.

Question: Where can I ship my booth and booth items? 2017-11-14T20:09:30-05:00

Answer: When published on the event site, the exhibitor’s handbook, will give you detailed shipping instructions and other information about ordering additional items for your booth.

Question: I liked the location of my booth last year. Can I have my booth there this year? 2016-10-23T20:34:08-04:00

Answer: In most cases, we make every effort to place you in or near the same location as you were in the year before.

Question: Can I pick out where my booth will be located? 2017-11-14T20:12:20-05:00

Answer: Booths are assigned by the Insurance Club of Buffalo.  We make our best efforts to not place competitors near each other.  For more information visit our event site and click on “Register… As Exhibitor,” for the contact information of our Exhibitor Committee Chair.

Question: What time can I set up my booth? 2016-10-23T21:10:24-04:00

Answer: Booth set up is typically the day before I-Day between 11am and 7pm. You can also set up your booth the morning of the event up until the Exhibit Area opens at 8am. The convention center opens at approximately 6:30 am.

Question: Is there power available at the booths? 2016-10-23T20:36:18-04:00

Answer: Power is available and can be included in your order if requested when you register at no additional cost. Please note that any requests the day of the event will incur a set- up fee.

Question: How big are the exhibit booth tables? 2016-10-23T20:36:50-04:00

Answer: The tables are 8 feet long and include a table cloth.

Question: What are the hours of the exhibit area? 2017-11-20T16:04:32-05:00

Answer: 8AM – 1PM