Frequently Asked Questions

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- Who can attend the convening?

The convening is designed for professionals in the anti-trafficking or related field seeking to improve their response to human trafficking in illicit massage businesses. This includes law enforcement, investigators and prosecutors, immigration attorneys, service providers and community-based organizations, survivors, government officials, and city or state massage regulators. The convening is not open to the general public. All attendees must be 18 years or older.

- Who is hosting the event?

The convening is hosted by The Network, National Association of Attorneys General, Thai Community Development Center, Garden of Hope, California Massage Therapy Council, and AEquitas. You can learn more about each of our co-hosts on our hosts page.

- How much is registration?

Early bird pricing has been extended and is $50.00 if you register on or before November 11, 2022. Registration cost will increase to $80.00 starting November 12th. Registration includes access to the entire two-day agenda, coffee, breakfast, and lunches for both days, and Wi-Fi internet access during the convening.

There is a limited amount of scholarship funding available. Any scholarships offered will be determined on an as-needed basis. For more information, please contact

There is no virtual attendance option for the convening.

- How do I register?

You can register for the convening by clicking on any of the “REGISTER” buttons on the convening website.

- Can I register my entire staff team all at once?

Yes, you can register multiple individuals during online registration. When selecting number of tickets, please select your preferred number of convening attendees and enter the corresponding information.

- Can my organization be an exhibitor?

Yes, if your organization would like to have an exhibitor table, please select the exhibitor table option during online registration. If you have multiple people attending from your organization, only one person needs to select the exhibitor option.

- Is there a virtual attendance option?

The two-day convening will be an entirely in-person event. There is no virtual option.

- If I have to cancel, can I get a refund for registration?

Refunds for registration are available until December 19, 2022, although the Eventbrite administration fee is nonrefundable. To request a refund, you must contact and provide your full name and ticket order number. All refunds will be paid out directly to the card used to purchase the original registration. No registration refunds will be given after December 19th

To modify, cancel, or request a refund from the OMNI Los Angeles, you must call OMNI Reservations at 1-800-THE-OMNI and refer to the National Convening group name.

- How do I book a hotel room at the OMNI Los Angeles?

You can book a hotel room at the OMNI Los Angeles for the convening here or by clicking on any of the “BOOK YOUR ROOM” buttons on the convening website.

- Can I share a hotel room with a co-worker who is also attending the convening?

Yes, you can book a single, double, or triple room at the OMNI Los Angeles for shared lodging. Triple room rates apply ($239/night or $202/night federal per diem). When booking your room, you can select “1 Room” and enter “2 or 3 Guests” as preferred. You can then select 2 Double Beds or 1 King Bed, depending on preference and/or what is available. Every attendee must still register individually for the convening and pay the registration fee.

- Can I attend the convening without staying at the OMNI hotel?

Yes, you can attend the convening without staying onsite at the OMNI. During online registration, please select “No” when asked if you will be staying at the OMNI Los Angeles.

- What amenities are at the hotel & venue?

You can see a list of amenities at the OMNI Los Angeles on our venue page or at their website.

- Will there be internet access at the convening?

Yes, complimentary internet access will be provided at the venue during the convening.

- Who is presenting at the convening?

All presenters are listed on our speakers page. This page will be updated as more speakers confirm their participation in the convening.

- Do you have an agenda?

The two-day agenda is being developed by the co-hosts. When it is finalized, it will be posted on our speakers page.

- Can I attend just 1 day of the convening?

We highly encourage all participants to attend both days of the convening. Registration cost is the same and is not discounted or refundable if you only attend one day of the two-day event.