Event Housing and Attendee List Advisories

Each year, events like the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference are targeted by housing and registration poachers due to their popularity. To ensure you get the best service and experience throughout each event, please note the following.

Event Housing

EDUCAUSE has specific contracts in place to ensure our attendees and exhibitors receive the best rates on their accommodations, and to guarantee their reservations. However, there are some fraudulent companies that attempt to take advantage of our events by misleading our attendees into booking reservations through their companies (often convincing attendees to make false reservations under the guise of being an "EDUCAUSE-approved service").

As an attendee or exhibitor at one of our events, please know:

  • Maritz Global Events (formerly Experient) is the Official Housing and Registration Provider for the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. Improper solicitation of hotel reservations from any company other than Maritz Global Events is not approved. Reservations made by unaffiliated organizations may appear to have lower rates, however they may be illegitimate, not have the rooms to sell, have unreasonable cancellation or change penalties, or be completely non-refundable. Please be aware of and report any unauthorized solicitation to EDUCAUSE.
  • Housing for our spring conferences is location-specific and is booked through the conference hotel directly. Housing can only be accessed after registering for the event on the conference website.

Attendee Lists

We are dedicated to ensuring the privacy of your data.

As an event participant, to facilitate networking with colleagues, we include your name, title, and organization in the event registration list (your city, state, and country are also included in the event registration list for the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference), unless you opt out of sharing this information in the registration process. This list is only accessible by registered participants.

Also, some of our events are sponsored, and as such, we may share your name and postal mail address with corporate participants at EDUCAUSE conferences you have registered to attend, unless you have opted out of corporate participant communications in the registration process.

EDUCAUSE does not sell lists or email addresses to third parties or condone the harvesting of our attendee lists. We encourage you to reject all offers you may receive to purchase such a list, as the information provided will not be provided by EDUCAUSE and may be inaccurate.

For more information on what data we collect, why we collect it, and how we protect it, please view our Privacy Policy.