FAQs

What is Now You Know Chicago?

NYK Chicago is Brandwatch’s annual conference which is currently in its fourth year. The three day conference hosts over 600 social insights leaders from the world’s largest brands and agencies. The conference is made up of thought leadership sessions, client use cases, hands-on workshops and plenty of networking opportunities.

Why should I attend?

NYK Chicago is the best place to connect with others in the social intelligence space- meet your peers, speak to industry experts and elevate your network.

Over two dozen speakers will share their insights on industry trends and how that fits into your business objectives. Also, get sneak peeks of the Brandwatch platform from those who helped build it.

Where and when is NYK Chicago?

NYK Chicago is taking place at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Chicago.

The conference will be taking place on the 8-9 May. The Masterclass is taking place on May 10 at the venue.

What will happen in the Masterclass?

The Masterclass is a half day event dedicated to getting hands on with the Brandwatch products and features. The masterclass is designed for everyday users who are looking to improve their skills, learn new tips and tricks, and get better insights, faster.

How much is it to attend NYK Chicago?

We have different pricing for Super Early Bird, Early Bird and Regular tickets, you can see the price breakdown on our ticket page. You can also attend for just the conference, masterclass, or both.

Who’s speaking at NYK Chicago?

You can view all speakers on the speaker page of our website.

How do I convince my boss?

You may be convinced but how do you persuade your boss? We’ve created an email with the key business benefits from your attendance.

Can I exhibit/ sponsor NYK Chicago?

Yes. For any speaker or exhibitor enquiries please email nyk@brandwatch.com. For more info please visit our sponsorship page.

Can I speak at NYK Chicago?

Where can I find local accommodation?

The Marriott Marquis is a short walk from Soldier Field, Shedd Aquarium, The Field Museum and more. Limited hotel rooms are available at the discounted rate of $229/night. Offer ends April 17, 2019.

Where is the nearest airport?

The nearest airport is Midway International, which is a 20-minute drive from the venue. There is also quick access to the city from O’hare International which takes 45 minutes by car.

When will I receive my ticket?

When you purchase, you’ll receive an email confirmation straight away with your ticket. If you do not receive your ticket, email nyk@brandwatch.com.

I can no longer attend, can I send a colleague in my place?

Yes, you can either edit your ticket details from your confirmation email, or please email nyk@brandwatch.com.

How do I check in?

When can I check in?

Is your event accessible for those with disabilities?

Individuals with disabilities, who would like to attend this event, please contact nyk@brandwatch.com regarding any special accommodation needs. It is requested that individuals requiring auxiliary aids such as sign language interpreters and alternative format materials notify the event sponsor at least seven working days in advance. Every reasonable effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations in an effective and timely manner.

Do you have a code of conduct?

NYK Chicago is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of staff, delegates, speakers or exhibitors in any form.

Is your event gender diverse?

Brandwatch endeavors to always have a 50/50 gender split for all our event speakers. We aim to have as diverse an event as possible and we promise, you will never see a panel or agenda with a skewed gender split at Now You Know.

Is NYK Chicago Green?

We know the impact our events have on the environment. That’s why all our event materials are made of recycled and recyclable materials. Furthermore, our venue is certified in green meetings.

Traveling to our event has an impact on the environment, too. Email us a copy of your travel itinerary, and we will offset your carbon footprint using Carbon Fund.

What is your photo/video policy?

The Now You Know Conference is going to be great. Because of that, we want to take pictures and videos to memorialize the event. By attending, you consent to your voice, name and/or likeness being used, without compensation, in images, videos, sound recordings and any other media, and you release Brandwatch (including its Affiliates) from any liability in respect of the same. If you aren’t OK with this, please don’t come to the event.

Don’t see the answer you’re looking for?

Email nyk@brandwatch.com and we’ll sort it out.