FAQ

Everything you need to know for the biggest legal conference of the year.

What is the Clio Cloud Conference?

The Clio Cloud Conference or ClioCon is the best legal technology conference of the year. The conference attracts leaders from across the legal and technology industry who want to learn, be inspired, and innovate. Our goal is to pair exceptional content with a learning environment that will nurture your body, mind, and soul. Come join us and find out what all the hype is about!

How many years has the Clio Cloud Conference been running?

This is our fifth conference! ClioCon continues to grow and after four years in Chicago we have changed up locations and moved the event to New Orleans in 2017. Every year we set the bar higher and strive to deliver an even better event.

Who attends the Clio Cloud Conference?

ClioCon attracts legal professionals from across the industry in all practice areas. Attorneys, paralegals, office administrators, bar leaders, law librarians, legal educators, law students, legal technology enthusiasts, and more will find engaging and relevant content for their firm, business, or agency.

Do I have to use Clio’s legal practice management software to attend?

All legal professionals are welcome to attend this conference. While some sessions do focus on being successful with Clio’s legal practice management software, many are focused on trends and topics that are relevant for all professionals in the industry. The Business of Law and Legal Technology tracks strive to bring thought-leadership to the fore and will feature key individuals at the leading edge of the industry.

Does the Clio Cloud Conference include CLE accreditation?

The Clio Cloud Conference applies for CLE accreditation in a variety of states to help make sure our attendees get the most out of their conference experience. We are more than happy to help coordinate accreditation and self-applications post-conference as well.

Trust us, it’ll be the most fun you’ll have earning CLE.

When and where is the Clio Cloud Conference being hosted?

The Clio Cloud Conference will be hosted Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 25 & 26, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Orleans
601 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA
70113 USA
Tel: 1-888-421-1442

What is the Clio Cloud Conference schedule?

Registration opens at 7:00am Monday, Sept. 25th with the Opening Keynote commencing at 8:30am. Monday sessions will finish at 6:00pm and will be followed by the Clio After Dark Monday event.

All attendees are welcome to attend Monday’s evening networking opportunity and admission is included with your conference registration. Clio After Dark Monday will start at 7:30pm on Sept. 25th and end at 11:30pm.

Tuesday’s Opening Keynote will start at 9:00am with sessions finishing at 6:00pm. Tuesday night’s ticketed Clio After Dark event (available for purchase) starts at 7:00pm and ends at 11:00pm. This fun and lively affair is the perfect way to wrap up the conference activities.

ClioCon also offers health and wellbeing activities in our efforts to live the Clio corporate value of Stay Fit, Have Fun at the conference. Monday will start off with a morning run commencing at 7:00am and Tuesday will kick off with yoga at 7:00am. Participation is entirely voluntary and space is limited.

Health and wellbeing activities and options will also be available throughout the conference and are reflected in the catering options, evening events, and venue layout.

I’m flying to New Orleans, what days should I book my travel?

For out-of-town attendees we recommend arriving in New Orleans on Sunday, Sept. 24th. If you’ll be joining us for our ticketed Clio After Dark Tuesday event, then plan to depart on Wednesday, Sept. 27th.

For those not joining us for our legendary Clio After Dark event on Tuesday evening, plan to depart Tuesday, Sept. 26th in the later part of the evening. The Closing Keynote and prize giveaway will wrap up at 6:00pm Tuesday evening.

Where should I book accommodation?

For the best overall experience, Clio encourages attendees to stay at the conference hotel, the Hyatt Regency, New Orleans. Clio Cloud Conference attendees can take advantage of exclusive rates at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Orleans. Connect with fellow conference attendees, and enjoy your stay in the Big Easy at the conference venue.

Single and double-occupancy rooms are $234 USD / night, subject to availability and local taxes.

Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Orleans
601 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA
70113 USA
Tel: 1-888-421-1442

Reference “Clio Conference” for our discounted rate or book directly online using the conference web portal.

Note that there are scams and fraudulent organizations offering hotel reservation services that may claim to have a relationship with Clio or the Hyatt Regency. Note that these companies are not in any way affiliated with Clio, the Clio Cloud Conference, nor the Hyatt Hotel. Third party companies make promises but do not actually have rooms to sell. There is only one, official, exclusive group room block for the conference. If you have received any communication either via email or telephone, please delete it immediately and ignore any further requests. Please let Clio know if you have any other questions or concerns by emailing conference@clio.com.

How do I purchase a ticket for the conference?

Tickets for the conference can be purchased through our website here.

I can only attend one day of the conference. Am I able to buy a conference pass for just one day?

Unfortunately, we do not offer single-day conference passes. Conference passes are for both days of the conference, Monday Sept. 25th and Tuesday Sept. 26th.

If I can’t attend the conference, can I get a refund for my ticket?

Tickets cancelled prior to July 15, 2017 will be refunded in full. Cancellations after July 15, 2017 are non-refundable.

To cancel your ticket please reach out to the Clio Cloud Conference team via email at conference@clio.com.

Can I transfer my ticket to someone else?

Absolutely! Reach out to our team at conference@clio.com and we’ll be happy to change the attendee information.

Can I change the answers I gave to the questions asked during event registration and purchase?

100%! Our team will gladly help you with that, just email conference@clio.com. Or, you are also welcome to log into the ticketing platform at Eventbrite.com using the email you used to purchase your ticket and make the updates yourself. Eventbrite’s support article is here for reference if needed.

I think I already registered but want to double check. How can I do that?

Order confirmations and receipts will be emailed directly to you from orders@eventbrite.com after you complete the checkout process. A search of your email used for registration should bring up a confirmation which may have been filtered out by a spam or email efficiency tool.

Our team is always ready to help and take a look as well. Email conference@clio.com and we can check things on your behalf. When in doubt, reach out!

Will there be food and drinks at the conference?

Yes, your conference pass includes breakfast and lunch each day of the conference. There will also be numerous session breaks to grab snacks and beverages. The conference also features all-day coffee and tea because we know that everyone needs an extra boost from time-to-time.

Are you providing any dietary restrictive options to the menus?

There will be a variety of food options available including kosher, vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free. When purchasing your conference pass, please indicate any dietary considerations you have so our team can plan effectively in advance.

Does the conference layout accommodate wheelchairs and those with special needs?

The Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Orleans has a robust ADA policy. We’ve made sure that the entire conference space can accommodate a variety of accessibility needs. If you have any concerns, please feel free to email the Clio Cloud Conference team at conference@clio.com and we will do our absolute best to make sure you have a fantastic experience.

What is Clio After Dark?

Clio After Dark is your chance to rub shoulders with the industry’s best and brightest. Included in your Standard Conference Pass, we invite all conference attendees to join us Monday night at Republic Warehouse to enjoy light catering, a hosted bar, and great conversations. Shuttle transportation will be available between the Hyatt Regency and Republic Warehouse. Make sure to bring your conference name badge for entry!

Tuesday night we’ll be hosting our Clio After Dark event at the legendary House of Blues. This is a ticketed event available for purchase. Tickets are $150 each and include shuttle transportation, fully catered buffet dinner, a hosted open bar, and excellent local musical entertainment. This unique venue will host an unforgettable evening and is the perfect way to wrap up your ClioCon experience!

Fun fact: Under every stage in the House of Blues is a metal box filled with Mississippi Delta mud. This box is welded to the structure on the stage to ensure that every artist has the roots and the spirit of the South planted beneath their feet.

Find out more about this year’s After Dark parties. If you are not certain your ticket includes the Tuesday evening, reach out to our team at conference@clio.com.

How do I apply to speak at the Clio Cloud Conference?

Email conference@clio.com and include speaking experience, topic ideas, and if available, links to video examples. Unlike other conferences, the stage at ClioCon is not “pay-to-play” and we maintain a high standard for our speakers.

How do I apply to exhibit at the Clio Cloud Conference?

Email conference@clio.com to register to exhibit. Also feel free to check out our exhibiting package.

How do I apply to sponsor something at the Clio Cloud Conference?

Email conference@clio.com to become a sponsor. Also feel free to check out our sponsor package.

I’ve never been to the Clio Cloud Conference or New Orleans before. What should I pack?

The Clio Cloud Conference is where the technology and legal worlds collide. Dress up or dress down! Feel free to bring business-appropriate attire, or kick back and wear something more comfortable like shorts and a t-shirt. This is New Orleans, it’ll be hot. Bring breathable clothing, a light jacket, and comfortable shoes.

We encourage attendees to also bring their tech devices of choice to the conference, but especially your smartphone so you can use the conference app for everything you need to know (including amazing prizes).

Does the conference have an app?

Yes! We will be releasing the conference app in early September. Attendees will be emailed closer to the event with details, but head into the app store on your iPhone or Android and search “Clio Cloud Conference”. We will be updating the app closer to the conference date with agenda information, exhibitor information, speaker lineup, and everything else you’ll need to help navigate your way through the conference. Even better, using the app is tied to winning amazing prizes!

Are there prizes and if so, how can I win?

Yes! There are amazing prizes to be won at the Clio Cloud Conference. The Grand prize winner will win a trip for two to visit the Clio Team in Vancouver, Canada. In addition to the grand prize, excellent tech prizes will be offered. In the past these have included Apple Watches, Kindle Readers, Sonos Wireless Speakers, and Bose headphones.

Details on how to earn entries will be confirmed closer to the event, but will involve social media and conference app engagement. Prizes are handed out during the conference closing remarks and you must be present to win.

Is there a conference hashtag I should use or follow?

Absolutely. #ClioCloud9 is the conference hashtag and you can follow Clio at @goclio on Twitter and Facebook. We’d love to see you engage with our team and the conference.

See what people are saying.

Don’t take our word for it. Check out what attendees had to say about last year’s event:

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Thank you @JackNewton for an amazing two days and, more so, for the incredible opportunity you have given each and every person at ClioCon to learn and grow.

Gregg Mazel

Mazel Immigration Law
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Nobody puts on a better conference than Clio. From the second I walked in, I felt like I mattered.

Ryan McKeen

A Connecticut Law Blog
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Nobody hides in their hotel room and all the sessions are full. Their evening events are spectacular, and their morning ‘hangover tables’ are famous.

Samantha Collier

Law Firm Social Media Strategist

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