When and where is SIS Summit 2022?
SIS Summit 2022 will take place September 21-23, 2022, at Knockdown Center, which is located at 52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth, NY 11378.
Wait, did you just say Maspeth, NY? Where is that?!
Maspeth is in New York City, we promise. In fact, the address often shows up as Queens, and it’s also just down the street from Bushwick, Brooklyn. Check out the Location page for more info about Knockdown Center and some additional options about Getting There.
Is there a host hotel?
We are pleased to announce our host hotel at the 4 Points by Sheraton Flushing (33-68 Farrington St, Queens, NY 11354), a brand new luxury 4-star hotel. Use our discounted rate to book your room. The hotel is 15 minutes away by car service from the Summit venue.
What should I expect at SIS Summit?
At its core, SIS Summit 2022 is a celebration of our community: women of color in the sales world. There will be stage programming designed to educate and inspire, time and space dedicated to networking and relationship-building, and even a recruiting environment for you to get to meet ambassadors from some of our favorite companies and hear about career opportunities. Plus, several more activations and experiences yet to be announced!
How can I convince my manager to sponsor my attendance?
Use this letter template to write a convincing letter to your manager covering all the benefits of the three-day, educational, networking, can’t-miss Sales Summit.
What should I wear? Is there a dress code?
This is a business sales conference, so we encourage you to dress in business attire. This is both a professional setting and also a gathering of your peers and your community. You’re welcome to dress up, and to show off your favorite look!
What should I bring?
The SIS Summit is all about learning, connecting and networking – so bring whatever tools help you do that best! If nothing else, we recommend you bring your favorite method of note-taking and of sharing your contact information, as well as a few printed resumes if you’re interested in potential job opportunities with our sponsors. And if you need to get a little work done while you’re here, we’ll even have a SIS Lounge for you to pull out your laptop and knock out an email or two.
Will there be coat check and bag check?
Yes to both!
What are your Covid-19 Policies?
Our top priority is the health and safety of our event team, speakers and guests. We based the following policies on the current CDC guidance, as well as local governmental laws, and have implemented various health and safety measures to provide all in attendance with the safest experience possible.
All SIS Summit attendees will be required to show evidence of their full vaccination against Covid-19 prior to entering the venue, along with a name-matching Government ID.
“Full vaccination” means 14 days or more following the final dose of a US FDA approved or WHO recognized vaccine against COVID-19 (e.g., Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca/SK Bioscience, Serum Institute of India/COVISHIELD and Vaxzevria, Sinopharm, and Sinovac).
Acceptable documentation is as follows:
- A photo or hard copy of their CDC vaccination card
- NYC COVID Safe App
- New York State Excelsior App
- Official vaccine record
- A photo or hard copy of an official vaccination record of a vaccine administered outside the United States for one of the following vaccines: AstraZeneca/SK Bioscience, Serum Institute of India/COVISHIELD and Vaxzevria, Sinopharm, or Sinovac.
Sistas In Sales Summit, will also take Proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken at or after 72-hour period.
Please note that all policies are subject to change in accordance with applicable law, health guidelines and changing circumstances.
What’s the difference between a Summit Pass and a VIP Summit Pass?
The Summit Pass includes GA Access to all 3 days of the Summit, including programming, breakfast, lunch, SIS Recruiting Lounge, Google Career Center, Walmart x Luna Magic Beauty Bar, and other surprises.
The VIP Summit Pass includes everything from the Summit Pass, plus priority seating for the main stage, daily VIP Breakfast, and access to the VIP Unilever Shea Moisture Lounge.
I bought tickets and can no longer attend. Do you offer refunds?
Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds. You can transfer your ticket however!
Is the SIS Summit ADA-Accessible?
Yes! Please contact email@example.com with your particular needs so we can alert staff before doors. Please try to arrive early, and alert our event staff or security when you arrive. They will make sure you’re taken care of and comfortable. We can also pre-arrange on-site parking for Accessible Vehicles if needed.
Feel free to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with any other questions.
Will there be an ASL interpreter?
Please request upon registration and we will accommodate.
Food & Drink
Will lunch be provided?
Breakfast & lunch will be provided to all ticket holders, as well as a collection of beverages like water, coffee and tea throughout the day.
I have dietary restrictions. What food options will be available?
More information coming soon!
Still have questions? Email email@example.com and we’ll do our best to get back to you in a timely manner.
About Our Venue
Knockdown Center is a 50,000 square-foot building that has seen continuous use for more than 100 years: first as the Gleason-Tiebout glass factory, then as Manhattan Door factory. It is named for the Knock-Down door frame that was invented here in 1956 by Samuel Sklar and remains an industry standard to this day. The frame could be shipped in pieces — or “knocked down” — and installed into existing walls, revolutionizing the speed and efficiency of building construction.
The factory has since remained in the Sklar family and is again a site for innovation. Having undergone a renovation that is equal parts preservationist and state of the art, Knockdown Center now produces and hosts cultural events and exhibitions that respond to its unique architecture and dimensions.
Knockdown Center is located at 52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth, NY 11378. Around 25 minutes by rideshare from Union Square, in Manhattan. A quick 15 minute walk from the Jefferson L Train. Here are all your options:
Both Uber and Lyft are good options for getting here. There is a designated car service pick-up/drop-off site on 54th St.
Subway + Walk
Knockdown Center is a quick 15-minute walk from the Jefferson L Train: Follow Flushing Ave. We recommend using Google Maps and following the walking directions.
Drive / Parking
While you’re more than welcome to drive, the limited Knockdown Center parking lot will not be available for parking. There will not be valet service. There is plenty of street parking in the neighborhood.