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General & Registration

Empower 2020 start at 5:30pm on Monday June 1stwith our Kick-off Party in the Exhibit Hall. Tuesday and Wednesday will be packed with session, keynotes, networking, exhibit hall activities, and awesome parties. Thursday June 4th includes two breakout session blocks, with the conference ending at Noon.

The host hotel for the conference is the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, located at 1 Park Boulevard, San Diego, California.

No, there is not an online/remote option for attendance this year. Breakout Sessions will be shared following the conference via Quick Base University, where you can currently access content from past Empowers.

Yes! You may register onsite for both Day Passes and Full Conference Passes at the conference Registration Desk. Credit card payment is expected in full for onsite registrations.

All cancellations received by April 1, 2020 are eligible for a 50% refund. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after April 1, 2020. You may transfer your registration to another person. Transfer requests must be sent to

If you need to make changes or have questions about your registration please contact us at


Yes! On Monday, June 1st we will offer a full day of Fundamental Training for new app builders. Training can be added to your Conference Registration for $299. We also host the App-a-thon, an app building competition for those looking to put their skills to test. The App-a-thon and Pre-Conference Training begin at 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., respectively, on Monday June 1st.

During registration, you will have the option to select a pass that includes one of the Pre-Conference activities – the App-a-thon or Fundamentals Bootcamp. There is no additional charge for the App-a-thon, but registration is required to participate. The cost to include Fundamentals Bootcamp with the All Access Pass is an additional $299. You can also select to attend just the Fundamentals Bootcamp for $399. If you have already registered for the conference and did not select a Pre-Conference activity, but would like to join now, please contact us at

If you consider yourself a power user, a workflow defined, a coder or a programmer, and possess at least intermediate understanding of building apps in Quick Base, this contest is for you! The App-a-thon is limited to 100 contestants. Teams of 1-4 participants will compete to build the best app to solve the given challenge. The challenge will be revealed at 8:00 a.m. and your team will have just over six hours to build a solution. Two rounds of judging will decide which teams take home $10K in prize money! In the spirit of fairness, Quick Base Solution Providers are not eligible to participate.


For the main conference, arrive on Monday, June 1st. The Empower 2020 Kick-off Party is Monday evening at 5:30 p.m. If you plan to attend any of the Pre-Conference activities, it would be best to arrive on Sunday, May 31st. The App-a-thon and Pre-Conference Training begin at 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., respectively, on Monday June 1st.
Empower 2020 ends at Noon on Thursday, June 4th. We recommend scheduling your departure flight for 3:00 p.m. or later.

San Diego International Airport (SAN) is 3 miles from the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.

There is no shuttle service to or from this hotel from area airports. Please plan to travel by taxi or ride share. Average taxi fares from San Diego International to the hotel are $18. Travel time should be roughly 15-25 mins from SAN.

Check in at the conference Registration Desk. Pick up your name badge and welcome bag!

Please check your luggage at the hotel's bell stand.

Yes, except for the Offsite Party on Wednesday evening. Details will be announced at a later date.

Breakout Sessions

Over 70 unique Breakout Sessions across seven tracks presented by Quick Base staff, users, and partners. We have also included plenty of opportunities to network with fellow Quick Baser users.

There are no Breakout Session signups. Simply choose a preferred session during each block and show up to attend. Also, the most attended sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday will be repeated in the last two session blocks on Thursday.

With so many exciting things happening at Empower, you will want to get your hands on your keyboard, so we advise that you bring it! Not all session require a laptop to participate, but many do.

All Breakout Sessions will be recorded and posted to Quick Base University, along with a PDF of the presentation, roughly one week after the conference. Quick Base will contact attendees when presentations are available online.


Yes! You will receive an email invitation and instructions for accessing the app about a week before the conference. We HIGHLY suggest you use the mobile app. It includes session descriptions, maps, direct messaging, and lots more.

The suggested attire throughout Empower (including evening events) is business casual; jeans acceptable. Keep in mind this is San Diego and while it may be sunny and hot outside, AC will be used heavily indoors so a light sweater or jacket would be recommended.

Pre-Conference: Breakfast & lunch

Kick-off Party: Heavy appetizers

Tuesday: Breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks, snacks & appetizers at the networking reception

Wednesday: Breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks, snacks & buffet stations at the Offsite Party

Thursday: Breakfast, coffee & snack breaks

You can note this during your registration. If you are already registered but did not include dietary restrictions, please contact us at


Register for Empower

One-Day Pass

499 *

Tuesday or Wednesday. Access to all activities.

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* One-Day Passes cannot be combined.

Early Bird
All Access Pass

899 *

Save $100 on standard registration! Includes all breakout sessions, keynotes, networking parties and exhibit hall activities. Include the pre-conference App-a-thon in your All Access Pass for no additional cost.

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* Pricing available through April 3, 2020.

All Access + Fundamentals Bootcamp

1198 *

Includes pre-conference workshop for beginners. Full-day of hands-on training on Monday, June 1st.

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* Pricing available through April 3, 2020.