#NWD2018: Answers to All Your Logistics Questions

It's almost time to head to downtown Bentonville for the first annual Nowhere Developers Conference! Keep reading to learn everything you might need to know regarding logistics for the day of the event. 


When should I arrive? 

Doors will open for registration and breakfast catered by Juice Palm at 8:30am. Conference introductions will begin promptly at 9:20am. 

Do I need to bring anything?

Bring your ID for registration if you're a student. Bring anything you feel will help you get the most out of this conference, whether that's your laptop or just a piece of paper and a pen! Workstations and free WiFi will be provided if you need to step away to get some work done. 

If you're attending the Kafka or Machine Learning workshops, bringing a laptop is highly recommended.

What should I wear?

While we're huge fans of pajamas and tuxedos, a classic t-shirt and jeans are your best bet for this conference. 

Where do I park? 

The First Baptist Church of Bentonville located next door is providing free, first-come/first-serve parking to the conference. There is also free parking throughout downtown Bentonville. 

First Baptist Church Address: 200 SW A St, Bentonville, AR 72712

Where do I check in? 

Right when you walk into Record you'll see a registration table where you will pick up your conference badge, which has the day's agenda printed on the back. Think of this badge as your golden ticket for re-entering the venue and gaining access to the after-party at Meteor Guitar Gallery. 

Record's Address: 104 SW A St, Bentonville, AR 72712

Meteor Guitar Gallery's Address: 128 W Central Ave, Bentonville, AR

I'm a member of the press. How do I get in? 

We have a few press passes reserved for members that did not reserve one ahead of time. Please ask for Colleen Vaughan at the registration table. 

Is there a Slack channel?

Join our conference Slack channel to be a part of the conversation!

What is the conference hashtag?

Follow and use our hashtag #NWD2018 throughout the event on your social channels. We'll re-share some of our favorites! 

I can't attend. How can I watch the sessions?

If you're unable to attend the day of, some of our featured speaker talks will be available to watch via live stream on our YouTube channel.  

Have questions about speakers, food, or the after-party? Check out this blog post