Attendee Information

Be ready to collaborate with your financial services peers and connect with the industry's top thought leaders. Here's what you need to know before you arrive in Atlanta:


attendees-check-inOnsite registration will take place in the BAI Beacon Campus' Connection Zone. Onsite registration will take place between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on October 3. You can also register during the conference on October 4-5. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. on each of those days. 

You can also check in at our satellite registration at the Omni Hotel, 100 CNN Center, on October 3. Registration hours at the satellite location are from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., and 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

For your safety and security, photo identification (driver’s license, passport or government issued photo ID) is required upon conference check-in.


BAI has secured a room block at a group rate for your convenience. We encourage you to book early for the best selection and price. onPeak is the only official housing company associated with BAI Beacon. While other hotel resellers may contact you offering housing for your trip, they are not endorsed by or affiliated with BAI Beacon.


Our agenda is always evolving.

Want a look at the full BAI Beacon 2017 agenda? Download it here.

Check out our Agenda section for more information about the sessions and speakers.

Opening Reception

attendees-illuminationJoin us Tuesday, October 3 at 5:00 p.m. ET for a celebration of innovation at Illuminate: A Celebration of Innovation Opening Evening Reception in the BAI Beacon Campus, Innovation Zone. An evening reception you don’t want to miss filled with inspiration and outstanding networking opportunities. This event is included in your registration.

BAI Global Innovation Awards Celebration

Sponsored by:   TCS Bancs logo

Get a front row seat as the BAI Global Innovation Awards winners will be announced live during an evening celebration held during BAI Beacon on Wednesday, October 4 at 5:15 p.m. ET. This event is included in your registration.

BAI is pleased to invite non-BAI Beacon attendees to join us for the BAI Global Innovation Awards Celebration, as well. Tickets are available for purchase on-site October 3-4 at the Connection Zone of the BAI Beacon Campus.

Attendee Technology

BAI Beacon offers numerous opportunities for meaningful interactions with like-minded peers, senior executives and savvy business leaders. It starts with the high-energy, fast-paced open campus setting. But our attendee technology takes it even further.

On-site technology to help BAI Beacon attendees connect with one another include:

  • The BAI Beacon mobile app
  • Light-up wristbands
  • Braindate networking platform

Read about all of these features on the Attendee Technology page.