What does the move to Universal Studios Florida™ mean?

 It means more room for growth and an opportunity to serve our attendees in a more significant way.

Will the dates change?

Nope! Momentum will remain the week of Labor Day, September 6-9, 2017.

What all is included in my Momentum 2017 full registration?

Meals from Wednesday night through brunch on Saturday are included, along with all educational sessions, music performances and one ticket to Friday’s Rock the Universe at Universal Studios Florida (must attend Acoustic Café to receive your ticket)!

Do you offer any discounts?

We offer CMB Member, Spouse/Child 12+, Student and International discounts. Click here for pricing and details.

Does my wife or child need a ticket? Can they eat with me at the meals if they aren’t registered?

We do have a conference Spouse/Child 12+ rate available. If you would like to purchase just a meal ticket for any additional guests, the cost is $65 per meal. Click here for pricing and details Please note: Extra meal tickets must be purchased in advance and are not available for purchase during the conference.

Do I need a ticket for session admission or for meals?

No. Your registration badge is your ticket. You must have your badge on at all times in order to get access to the sessions or meals.

Are there any food options for those that have special dietary needs?

Yes. Please make sure to let us know about your needs when you complete your Momentum registration form. You can also contact us to let us know about your specific needs.

Where do I book my hotel and can I book it now?

Reservations can be made by calling the Group Call-In Center Toll Free: 1.866.360.7395 or by going here: https://uo.loewshotels.com/en/Royal-Pacific-Resort/GroupPages/CMB The CMB discounted rate for hotel reservations ends August 4, 2017.

What is the best way to get from the airport to the hotel?

Shuttle: Mears Transportation offers a shared-ride airport shuttle from Orlando International Airport to Loews Royal Pacific Resort. Tickets are available at the Mears Transportation counters located inside the baggage claim area on level two, as well as on level one where the shuttle departs for Loews Royal Pacific Resort every 30 – 40 minutes. Reservations are not required. 

  • One-way fare: $20 adult or $15 child (ages 3 – 9) // Round-trip fare: $32 adult or $24 child (ages 3 – 9)
  • Mears Transportation also offers a direct service airport shuttle from Loews Royal Pacific Resort™ to Orlando International Airport. Travel time is approximately one hour. Reservations are required. Visit or call the concierge at 407.503.3200 at least 24 hours prior to departure.

Taxi: Taxis are on standby at Orlando International Airport, offering service to and from Loews Royal Pacific Resort for an approximate fare of $55 each way, depending on traffic conditions. Standard taxis can accommodate up to four people. Travel time is approximately 30 minutes. Uber: In Orlando, Uber only allows UberSELECT from the airport (which is about a $50-$60 ride, one-way).

What time do doors open? When will I be able to check in?

Momentum 2017 check in will begin Wednesday, September 6th at 1pm at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Studios Florida™. The registration desk will be open every day of the conference. The conference kicks off with the Momentum Welcome & 101 that starts at 3pm followed by the CMB Town Hall Meeting at 4pm.

Where is a schedule of events?

A full schedule (including details on educational sessions, artist performances, and networking activities and events) will be released closer to the event. Make travel plans to be on-site by Wednesday, September 6th by 1pm to get checked in and start networking! We will wrap things up by noon on Saturday, September 9th.

What is a Cohort lunch?

The Cohort lunch is on Thursday, September 7. This is a special opportunity for Momentum attendees to network and learn from others in the same role. During online registration, attendees select from International, Leadership, Music/Programming, On Air, Promotions/Social Media, Revenue and Sponsors.

Will we be able to get liners or interviews from artists?

Please contact your record label rep to request and schedule artist liners or interviews.

Will there be things for my family to do?

Absolutely! Universal offers many options for families. Take a look here: https://www.universalorlando.com/Home.aspx. They can even participate during Momentum by purchasing a Spouse/Child ticket. Or they can join in during special Momentum events like the Women in Radio Party that is for any ladies connected to radio and the Momentum 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk that Saturday. Please contact us to find out pricing, details and what works best for you and your family.

This is my first time, how do I know where to go and what to do?

CMB hosts an All Things Momentum webinar on July 12th with detailed information about the conference to help you get the most out of your experience. You will also want to make sure to attend the session during the conference, Momentum Welcome & 101, at 3pm on Wednesday, September 6th. Additionally, CMB partners each first timer with another radio professional who can be your Momentum Guide. This is done prior to Momentum by going here: https://cmbonline.org/momentum-guides/.

Are we still going to Night of Joy on Friday night even though we are now at Universal Studios Florida™?

This year we will be going to Rock the Universe at Universal Studios Florida instead! It’s the same concept – take part in amazing attractions while your favorite Christian music artists perform on stages throughout Universal Studios™.

When will we get our Rock the Universe™ at Universal Studios Florida™ tickets?

Rock the Universe at Universal Studios Florida tickets will be distributed after the Acoustic Cafe on Friday afternoon. You MUST be present at the Acoustic Cafe to receive your tickets.

Can I purchase Rock the Universe™ tickets through CMB?

For more information on Rock the Universe™ tickets, please contact andrea@cmbonline.org.

Will we receive Express Passes™ (formally known as fast passes) for Rock The Universe™ at Universal Studios Florida™ on Friday?

Yes! You will get your Express Pass before the Acoustic Café begins on Friday afternoon. You must be there before 5:00pm in order to get your pass! This is a special pass just for Momentum Full Registration attendees that allows you to skip the regular lines and maximize your time at the park!

Can I purchase additional Express Passes?

Yes! To purchase additional Express Passes, click here.

What time does Rock The Universe™ at Universal Studios Florida™ close on Friday?

The park closes at 1am during RTU.

How can I participate in the Momentum 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk?

The cost is $10 for Momentum 2017 attendees and $35 for friends and family.  The run/walk will be on Saturday, September 9th and we are excited to announce that the course will go through Universal Studios Florida™.

What does the discounted Momentum attendee rate of $10 for the 5K cover?

This covers admission to the 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run, shirt and medal.

Can I get a refund or exchange?

Refund requests received in writing by 5pm on August 11th will be honored minus the processing fees and a cancelation fee of $50. After August 11th, no refunds will be given. However, any person unable to attend or use their existing registration may contact us to request a possible registration transfer to someone else within their organization only (transfer fee of $40 per registration). If the registrant wishes to ‘sell’ their registration to someone all information must be transferred and made known to info@cmbonline.org.

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