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Engage Boston

Frequently Asked Questions

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Where and when will Engage take place?

Engage Boston takes place Tuesday, November 14 through Wednesday, November 15 at Encore Boston Harbor.

1 Broadway

Everett, MA 02149

Who Attends Engage?

Engage is built for all Acquia customers, partners, and prospects who have a hand in digital experience and asset management – whether you're new to the industry or have years of experience. Past attendee roles include C-level executives, digital marketing managers, marketing technologists, digital asset managers, technical architects, web developers, and more.

Why should I attend Engage?

Along with ample opportunities for networking, Acquia Engage programming is designed with the needs of business leaders, marketers, and technical practitioners in mind. Hear the latest digital strategies and tactics from industry peers, connect with the best and brightest from global brands and agencies, and gain practical and effective insight into today’s top digital challenges.

How does Acquia Engage differ from DrupalCon?

DrupalCon provides a forum for the larger Drupal universe – capturing the hearts and minds of the technical community – including developers, themers, and designers. While Acquia Engage does include tracks and sessions focused on building digital experiences and what’s next for Drupal, the primary focus of the conference is digital business strategy. It is intended to bring together business leaders, marketing professionals, technical management, and practitioners.

Can you help me justify my trip?

This event one-pager and justification letter template helps explain what the event is and what you and your business will get out of it. Share the one-pager and/or download the template, fill in the highlighted areas, and send to your manager.

Can Acquia partners participate?

Yes, partner organizations can participate in several ways:

Sponsoring Partners

Become an event sponsor and enjoy enhanced prominence at the event along with multiple opportunities to engage a dedicated audience of Acquia customers and community members. Complete this form and we'll be in touch to discuss options.

Non-Sponsoring Partners

Non-sponsoring partners, including digital agencies, implementation partners, resellers, and partners who are also customers of Acquia products and technologies, can participate by adhering to the predetermined ticket limits associated with the non-sponsoring partner ticket. Those partners are welcome to enjoy the added benefits of the Partner Summit associated with the Engage event. Each non-sponsoring partner is allocated a maximum of 2 tickets per company. This allocation is agreed upon to ensure the best value and experience for our partners and event underwriters.

In some cases, all partners may be excluded from a portion of the Engage event agenda. This is especially true in the case of the sponsored workshops. The only partner that may participate in that activation is the the sponsor of that program.

Please note that partners who exceed their allocated ticket limits or fail to adhere to this rule may have their ticket purchase refunded without notice. We appreciate your cooperation in maintaining fairness and maximizing opportunities for all partners to participate in Acquia Engage.

Furthermore, it is important to highlight that any partner or organization offering a competitive product, solution, or set of services to Acquia products and technologies may be excluded from Acquia Engage and the Digital Freedom Tour without explanation.

For more information on partner participation, ticket allocations, and any further clarification, please email [email protected].




How much does it cost to attend Engage?

Customers and Prospects
  • Early Bird: $99 (July 13 - August 13)
  • Advance: $199 (August 14 - October 1)
  • Regular: $299 (Starting October 2)

The Tuesday morning pre-conference workshops are available for an additional fee of $50 and have limited space.


Sponsors are allotted a certain number of free tickets based on their sponsorship level. If you're interested in sponsoring Engage Boston, please email [email protected]. There are a limited number of non-sponsoring partner tickets available for $499. Non-sponsoring partners are entitled to a maximum of two tickets per partner organization.

What is included in my registration fee?

Customers and Prospects

The Engage Pass includes admission to all keynote and breakout sessions, one-on-one meetings with Acquia staff, the partner pavilion, and evening entertainment. It also includes lunch and a reception on Tuesday; and breakfast, lunch, and a reception on Wednesday. All travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the attendee. The Engage Pass + Workshop ticket includes your choice of one pre-conference workshop in addition to everything the Engage Pass includes.

Partners and Sponsors

The Partner Pass includes admission to the Tuesday morning Partner Summit, all keynote and breakout sessions, one-on-one meetings with Acquia staff, the partner pavilion, and evening entertainment. It also includes lunch and a reception on Tuesday; and breakfast, lunch, and a reception on Wednesday. All travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the attendee. Partner organizations are not allowed to attend the pre-conference customer workshops unless they are sponsoring a specific workshop.

What is the refund policy? Can I send a substitute in my place?

You may cancel your registration by emailing [email protected]. If you cancel on or before Friday, October 20, you will receive a full refund. Cancellations after Friday, October 20 and no-shows are non-refundable. See our terms and conditions for more details.

You may send a substitute in your place at any time prior to the start of the conference. Please email [email protected] for substitution information.


Hotel and Travel


Is there a discounted hotel room block available?

Yes, we have secured a block of discounted rooms at Encore Boston Harbor. Check out our venue page for more information.

Which airport is closest to the Encore?

Boston Logan International Airport is located 5.5 miles (about 15-20 minutes without traffic) from the Encore.

Is the Encore close to public transportation?

Yes, there are many public transportation options to get to Encore. You can find more information here.

Is there parking at the Encore?

Yes. The Encore offers free self-parking with direct access to the resort or valet parking for $5. You can find more information here.


Agenda and Sessions


Interested in speaking at Engage Boston?

We'd love to hear your ideas. Learn more and submit a proposal today. We are accepting proposals through Friday, July 28. Note: Acquia partners are not eligible to submit a proposal and must choose a sponsorship package with a speaking slot if interested in presenting.

Where can I find an agenda for the event?

An agenda for Engage Boston will be available soon.

What types of sessions can I expect?

Engage Boston consists of multiple keynotes, breakout sessions, and hands-on workshops. More details for each session will be coming soon.

How do I register for one-on-one time with someone from Acquia?

One-on-one time with Acquia staff is available on a first come, first served basis. To sign up, indicate you'd like one-on-one time when you register and an Acquia team member will follow up with you to book an exact time.




What is the dress code?

We're an informal bunch and not the sort to impose a dress code. Wear whatever makes you comfortable, but you can't go wrong with business casual. We also recommend you bring an extra layer to wear.

What kind of weather should I anticipate?

The average temperatures in Boston in November range from a low of 38 degrees F (3 C) to a high of 52 degrees F (11 C). Check the 10-day forecast before you pack.

Will I receive event updates?

Yes. We will send emails to update you on the agenda, event happenings, and logistics. Please make sure that the email address [email protected] is in your safe senders list to ensure you are receiving all important event information.

Where do I find Acquia's terms and conditions?

Here are our terms and conditions and our code of conduct.

I still have questions. Can I talk to someone?

Of course! Email us at [email protected] with any questions.