Frequently asked questions
To move forward, always starts with good questions. But for a change, we try to not leave you here with any questions. However, this section is in a flux and constantly being updated. So just get in touch if you don’t find your question here.
How can I re-watch all the talks in the Videoplayer?
As ticketholders (On-site or Livestream Tickets) you can re-watch all the talks via video on demand until the end of October in our Videoplayer.
When you booked your ticket, you received a confirmation e-mail from Xing Events with your ticket number (XXXX-YYYY-ZZZZ). This is also your personal password to enter the Videoplayer.
If you don’t have a ticket yet, you have the chance to get an On Demand Ticket via our ticket shop to watch all talks online from wherever you are.
What do I need to bring for the check-in?
Please bring your ticket and your ID + digital or printed proof of FULL COVID-19 VACCINATION or RECOVERY.
According to new regulations (“2G”) by the city of Vienna in effect from October 1st, attending bigger events is only possible with proof of full vaccination (2 doses administered or J&J shot at least 22 days ago at day of event) or recovery (medical document or “Absonderungsbescheid”, not older than 180 days at day of event OR proof of antibodies, not older than 90 days).
Do I need to wear a mask at the event?
According to new regulations (“2G”) by the city of Vienna in effect from October 1st, at bigger events that can be attended only by fully vaccinated or recovered people wearing masks inside the venue is NOT mandatory.
However, you are of course welcome to wear a mask whenever & wherever you feel like wearing one. We kindly ask you to wear a mask at the check-in until we checked your proof of vaccination or recovery.
Can I change my seat & sit where I want to?
Yes, according to new regulations (“2G”) by the city of Vienna in effect from October 1st, at bigger events that can be attended only by fully vaccinated or recovered people fixed seating is not mandatory, so you can change your seat & sit where you want to..
What are the hygiene measures on site?
Surfaces of doors, door handles, handrails or other objects that are touched frequently are cleaned and disinfected several times per day. Hand disinfection is available at all times. There will be sufficient information on site to give you advice on proper hygiene and preventive measures at the festival.
Are there any restrictions for international guests?
If you want to book an on-site ticket as an international guest, please contact us in advance. We will recommend individually on how to proceed.
Livestream / Video on demand
You can livestream and re-watch all the talks via video on demand until the end of October.
When you booked your ticket, you received a confirmation e-mail from Xing Events with your ticket number (XXXX-YYYY-ZZZZ). This is also your personal password to enter the video player. Please check your spam folder if you don’t see it in your inbox!
Where can I sign up for workshops & side-events?
Some of our workshops & side-events have a limited capacity of participants. You need to sign up in advance to snatch one of the spots. Last minute places will be available 15 minutes before the start of the workshop at the location. You can find all the information on how to sign up at the detailed description of each workshop in the program section. Please register via our ticket shop.
What should I do if I don’t feel well?
If you don’t feel well before the festival, we kindly ask you to stay at home and rest. You can return your ticket in the event of a no-show due to illness or keep it for next year. Please contact us if you cannot come, together we will find the best solution.
If you start to feel sick during the festival, please inform our staff immediately and follow their instructions.
I already got a ticket for April 2021 (Early Bird or Black Friday ticket), what do I have to do?
Your ticket and your booked seat is of course valid for the new date in October, you don’t have to do anything. We already contacted you via E-Mail, please also check your spam folder. If you have any further questions, please contact us via email@example.com at any time!
I'm at school or doing an apprenticeship, am I still eligible for a student ticket?Yes you are! Everyone under 28 years old (on the first day of the festival) with a valid ID that proves that they’re currently enrolled in an officially recognized educational institution, can access the festival with a student ticket. If you are unsure whether your education/training is eligible, write us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are there volunteer opportunities at Forward Festival?Yes, there are. Just send an email to email@example.com with your contact details, CV and availability between April 3rd to April 7th. We’re always looking for some extra helping hands!
How can my company partner up with Forward Festival?We are always looking for brands which fit our community to provide relevant insights, products and stories. Feel free to shoot over an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get back to you soon.
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