Accelerate FAQ

We are in the process of evolving the face to face Accelerate experience to Virtual for 2021. View full announcement here.

Giving our members modernized access to the stellar resources you receive from Accelerate, powered by NetVU is high on our priority list.

Below, find answers to our most anticipated questions.  Check back as we will continue to update this site.

Are you doing Accelerate in 2021, and will it be free?
We learned a great deal about pivoting from an in-person to virtual conference in 2020 and will use that insight to stage an even better series of events in 2021.

In 2020, we believed offering Accelerate content to members for free was the right thing to do during the early days of uncertainty related to the Pandemic. We know there is significant value to what we deliver to members, partners, and sponsors during Accelerate, powered by NetVU.

While there will still be parts of Accelerate that will be free to members in 2021, there will be a nominal fee for educational content. NetVU members will have the opportunity to subscribe for access to live events and archived recordings of the sessions at NetVU University. Stay tuned, as we will be rolling out our learning subscriptions to agencies well in advance of the launch of Accelerate.  

What topics will be covered at Accelerate?
NetVU volunteer committees have been working alongside Vertafore to design and offer educational resources based on NetVU membership needs. Accelerate has over 200 sessions this year to help you improve your practice. You can find a list of available sessions and topics on the Accelerate Agenda page
If you have requests or suggestions for additional topics, please send them to Melissa@NetVU.org

What will I get with my subscription?
•    On-demand/recorded sessions designed to demonstrate efficient workflows utilizing Vertafore solutions.  You will also hear about the latest features and updates to Vertafore products you use daily.
•    In June, subscribers can attend collaborative peer-to-peer discussions facilitated by the presenters of the on-demand sessions.
•    Each discussion registration will include suggested on-demand content that can help you become familiar with the topic.
•    Unlimited access to 2021 Accelerate Education archives of the sessions included in on-demand content and live discussions.

How much does it cost for my organization?
Five or fewer staff organization (associated with specific location)
•    59.99 – Accelerate Education Subscription starts upon purchase and ends 6/30/2021
•    $19.99 - After July 1, 2021, you will be invoiced monthly for your continued access to the Accelerate Education content at a monthly rate of $19.99 for your organization.

Six Or more staff organization (associated with specific location)
•    $105.99 - Accelerate Education Subscription starts upon purchase and ends 6/30/2021
•    $34.99 - After July 1, 2021, you will be invoiced monthly for your continued access to the Accelerate Education content at a monthly rate of $34.99 for your organization.

Who can purchase the subscription?
Any NetVU member – Vertafore product user can purchase a subscription.  To pay for your organization subscription we will need to set you up as administrator, contact Info@NetVU.org to find out if you are an administrator.

If I a subscriber, am I registered for Accelerate?
No, your subscription is your first step to Accelerate.  Once you subscribe you will need to register for Accelerate.

Once I purchase a subscription how long will it take before I have access to the subscriber only content in Accelerate?
We update registrations daily, please expect one business day to change your registration type to access the content.

What if I registered for Accelerate prior to purchasing a subscription?
 
We will update your registration type once you purchase your subscription.  Please expect one business day to change your registration type to access the content.  If you need to access the content immediately contact Info@NetVU.org and we will update your registration.

When does my subscription expire?
If you purchase your subscription now, it will run through June 30.  After July 1 you will be invoiced monthly.

Our organization has a few locations, are we ALL included in the subscription?
No, your subscription is by location.  If you have offices in Chicago, Dallas,  and in Austin – each will require a separate subscription to access the subscriber content.

Accelerate was free last year, why do I have to pay this year?
While there will still be parts of Accelerate that will be free to members in 2021, there will be a nominal fee for educational content to help offset the expense of providing great member resources.  We learned a great deal about pivoting from an in-person to virtual conference in 2020, and will use that insight to stage an even better series of events in 2021. In 2020, we believed offering Accelerate content to members for free was the right thing to do during the early days of uncertainty related to the Pandemic. We know there is significant value to what we deliver to members, partners, and sponsors during Accelerate, powered by NetVU.

Am I a NetVU member?  
If you are reading this you are likely a NetVU Member.  If you use a Vertafore solution to run or manage your business you are a NetVU member.  Welcome!

I have an exhibit space reserved, what happens now?
Lynn Albertson will be in touch with you very soon with options to continue to connect with NetVU members.  Contact Lynn at Lynn@NetVU.org


When will Accelerate Conference get back to normal?
Everyone is looking to a new, modernized normal and NetVU is following suit. NetVU is working diligently to provide members valuable connections to better utilize your Vertafore products. As soon as it is safe, we look forward to seeing you again.

When are Future Accelerate Conferences going to be?
Assuming groups can safely and responsibly hold in-person gatherings:
March 28–31, 2022, Denver, CO – registration open late 2021
May 4–May 9, 2023, Austin, TX
March 31–April 4, 2024, New Orleans, LA