Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When and where is CGP Conference?

A: During the week of September 20-24, a variety of live learning and networking events will be scheduled for virtual conference attendees. Content from the virtual conference will remain online through Dec. 31, 2021.

The in-person experience is October 4-6 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida. The cost of the live experience includes all the on-demand and scheduled programming in the virtual experience.  

Q: I registered for one format (in-person or virtual), but now would like to change my registration type. How can I do that?

A: Please contact Carey Wilson at


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In-Person Experience

Q: How can I book a hotel?

A: CGP has negotiated a discounted rate for all conference attendees which includes reduced onsite parking, no resort fee and rate available three days before and three days after the conference.  View rates and book a room. Conference rates available until September 13, 2021. 

Q: What is Charitable Gift Planners doing to ensure a safe and healthy conference?

A: CGP has put together the following health and safety information.  We are also working closing with the Rosen Centre hotel and local health officials to follow all local guidelines. 

Q: What travel resources are available?


Q: What is the dress code?

A: Attire is business casual. Feel free to be comfortable in slacks, polo shirts, sweaters, blazers, blouses and most importantly, comfortable shoes. We do recommend that you dress in layers as temperatures in meeting rooms can vary. 

Q: In the past, CGP had on-site registration rates. Will this be the case for the 2021 meeting?

A: Registration for the 2021 conference will only have early-bird and regular rates in order to provide all registrants with the lowest rate possible. The in-person registration cut-off is Sept. 20. On-site registration will be permitted.

Q: What is the event cancellation policy?

A: CGP reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. If CGP cancels an event, registrants will be offered a full refund. Should circumstances arise that result in the postponement of an event, CGP has the right to either issue a full refund or transfer registration to the same event at the new, future date. CGP will not be responsible for reimbursement of any participant’s expenses related to the cancellation or postponement of an event.












Virtual Experience

Q: What time zone will the virtual portion of the meeting take place?

A: Live events will take place Sept. 20-24 in the Eastern Time Zone. View the schedule of programs. 

Q: The 2020 conference offered recordings of the virtual sessions on-demand. Will that be the case this year?

A: Recordings of most live events will be accessible through Dec. 31, 2021.

2021 Registration Fees



Earlybird Rate
Before 8/8/2021

Regular Rate
After 8/8/2021

In-person experience (including virtual access), CGP national member



In-person experience (including virtual access), nonmember



In-person experience (including virtual access), join CGP national and save* (conference/new membership bundle)



Virtual access, CGP national member



Virtual access, nonmember



Join CGP national and save* (conference/new membership bundle) 



Sponsor & exhibitor full conference access (can attend in-person experience at no extra cost)




In-person experience online registration cut off: 9/20/2021
Onsite registration will be available in Orlando at the regular rate. 

During the registration process, participants will choose their virtual access level and add on an additional in-person fee for a package totaling the prices above.

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In-person registration cut off: 9/20/2021

Group discount

A group discount is available for organizations registering more than 10 attendees. To take advantage of the group discount, please email Carey Wilson:


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will be processed for a full refund. No refunds for the virtual access after Aug. 31, 2021. No refunds for the in-person access add-on after Sept. 20, 2021. Please submit written or email cancellation notice to Carey Wilson:

*Please note: If taking advantage of the "Join CGP and Save" membership/conference bundle, the membership fee is non-refundable in the event of conference cancellation. This option is for new members only.

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