Frequently Asked Questions

What dates is The Montgomery Summit and when should I arrive?

The 2018 Montgomery Summit will be held on March 7 & 8, 2018. Check in will open on March 6th at 2:00pm until 8:00pm and recommence on March 7th from 7:00am and be open for the remainder of the conference.

Where do I check in?

Check in will be in The Monty tent, the large white tent on the outside of the hotel.

Do I need to keep my badge with me?

Yes, you will need your badge on you at all times in order to access any of the areas reserved for The Montgomery Summit 2018 at the Fairmont Miramar.

Do I need to book a hotel room?

Yes. The Montgomery Summit has a room block at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows as well as The Huntley Hotel. You can reserve accommodations over the phone — just mention The Montgomery Summit during booking.

Fairmont Miramar Hotel
101 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
+1 (310) 576-7777
Booking link:

The Huntley Hotel
1111 2nd St.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
+1 (310) 394-5454

Alternative lodging options:

Palihouse Santa Monica (
Shore Hotel (
Loews Santa Monica (

How do I schedule private meetings?

Once registered for the Summit, all attendees will be able to schedule private one-on-one meetings through their personal profile on our registration platform, MeetMax. The meeting scheduling will open in mid-February. Detailed instructions to navigate the meetings platform will be sent to all attendees.

Do I have to take one-on-one meetings?

No. If you do not wish to schedule meetings with other attendees, there is an option within your profile to blackout your availability. Go to the tab Blackout Times, check the select all box on each day and save the option.

When will the agenda be released?

The agenda for The Montgomery Summit 2018 will be finalized in early 2018. We are happy to provide a general overview of the Summit for your reference:
There will be welcome events hosted by conference partners in the evening on Tuesday, March 6th at the Fairmont Miramar and nearby venues in Santa Monica. The Summit officially begins the next day, with regular programming from 8:30am to 6:00pm on Wednesday, March 7th, and from 8:30am to 5:00pm on Thursday, March 8th. Both days will feature company presentations, speakers, panels, and 1-1 meetings. There will be dinner, a cocktail party on Wednesday night, and a closing reception Thursday evening following the Rise of the Female Entrepreneur program.

We will be posting a more comprehensive agenda on our website in the weeks leading up to the conference, including times for company presentations, panels, and keynote speakers.
The schedule from 2017 is posted on our website which can be found here.

Can I see a list of names who will be attending the conference?

We do not publicly release the names of those who will be attending the conference; however, a list of companies who will be in attendance is regularly updated on our website and can be seen here. Additionally, once registration has been completed all attendees will be able to view other registrants when the 1-1 meeting scheduling portal has been opened.

When does registration end?

We encourage you to register as soon as possible to take advantage of the early registration pricing that will end in mid-December. Registration will end when capacity is reached, which is usually in February.

Registration Types and Prices

Registration is non-refundable and non-transferable. All sales are final.

Registration Classifications

  • General: Investors, Entrepreneurs, Corporate Development Executives
  • Service Provider: Lawyer, Accountant, Consultant

Attendee types are pre-determined by the Montgomery Summit team. If you believe that you are categorized incorrectly, please contact and include an explanation of your business type.

Early Registration Sept. 11th – Dec. 19th

  • General Registration: $1,695 inc. taxes and fees
  • Service Provider Registration: $2,495 inc. taxes and fees
  • VIP Registration: $6,995 inc. taxes and fees

Regular Registration Dec. 20st – Feb 11th

  • Regular Registration General: $2,195 inc. taxes and fees
  • Regular Registration Service Provider: $2,995 inc. taxes and fees

Late Registration Feb 12th – Mar. 6th

  • Late Registration General: $2,695 inc. taxes and fees
  • Late Registration Service Provider: $3,495 inc. taxes and fees

Optional Add-on

  • Guest Pass: $500 inc. taxes and fees

A limited number of guest passes are available for purchase by registrants for $500 each. Guests can enjoy Receptions, the Speaker Tent, and the Monty Lounge. Passes do not allow access to company presentations, keynote speeches, or 1-1 meetings. Each registrant may request up to one guest pass. All requests are subject to review by The Montgomery Summit. Spouses and significant others will be given priority. To request a guest pass, please email and provide your guest’s name, company, title, and email address.