Road Ahead – BISC’s signature, invitation-only conference is the progressive community’s conference solely dedicated to ballot measures. BISC’s yearly event features state-based advocates, ballot measure campaign experts, movement leaders, and funding partners – all focused on how ballot measures can build power and be a tool for liberation. Given the ongoing pandemic, this year’s in-person Road Ahead will be a smaller, more intimate conference.

The Road Ahead 2022 conference will have an in-person event and a supporting virtual conference.

Please see our FAQ’s below for answers to

many of your Road Ahead questions!

When is Road Ahead 2022?

It will be held April 12-14, 2022. We encourage people traveling in person to arrive a day ahead on April 11. April 12 & 13 will be full days and April 14 will be a half day.

Where is Road Ahead 2022?

Las Vegas, at The Park MGM Hotel  + virtual Road Ahead option

Who comes to Road Ahead?

Road Ahead attendees come from all corners of the country and all parts of the progressive community. What unites them all is a desire to use ballot measures as a vehicle for social change.

How do I register?

Attendance at Road Ahead is by invitation only. Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year we are hosting a smaller number of attendees and are additionally offering a virtual option. If you think you or your organization would benefit by attending Road Ahead, please email us at [email protected].

What are the conference’s COVID-19 protocols and requirements?

Before registering to attend Road Ahead 2022, please consider the following COVID-19 guidelines for all attendees:

  • BISC expects all attendees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to arriving at this event.  Proof of full vaccination is required.  Full vaccination is equivalent to two (2) doses of either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one (1) dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine AND one (1) booster dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. 
  • Proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 48 hours of the first day of the conference.
  • We ask everyone to wear a mask while indoors.
  • Please stay home regardless of vaccination status if:
    • You are feeling ill or have any symptoms of illness.
    • You have tested positive for COVID-19 within 48 hours prior to the event and have not yet received the results or
    • You have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 within 48 hours prior to the event.
  • If BISC has collected a registration fee, a virtual ticket option will be exercised. Alternatively, refunds will be provided for all cancellations due to illness.

NOTE: Proof of Vaccination and Proof of Negative PCR result within 48 hours prior to the event will be required to enter the event. Please be sure to bring a physical copy of your valid COVID vaccination card and documentation of your negative PCR test result with you.  Digital copies or photos of your valid COVID vaccination card and/or documentation of your negative PCR test result will also be accepted.

What’s on the agenda for Road Ahead 2022?

The 2022 agenda is being finalized and will be shared with registrants before the conference begins. 

How can I sponsor Road Ahead?

If you’d like to sponsor Road Ahead please contact BISC’s Development Director, Elizabeth Schilling, at [email protected].

Can I see the attendee list?

The attendee list will be shared with registrants at the start of the conference through the event app.

Are there scholarships to attend Road Ahead?

BISC will be awarding a limited number of scholarships this year. For more information, please email: [email protected].

How do I become a presenter at Road Ahead?

All Road Ahead speakers are selected by BISC staff.

What is Road Ahead’s ticket refund policy?

Ticket cancellations to Road Ahead are fully refundable up to two weeks prior to the event. Requests for cancellation due to emergency circumstances/illness will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Ticket exchanges (due to cancellations or illness) or name changes can be processed until a week prior to the event. Requests made after that time will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

What is Road Ahead’s cancellation policy?

The BISC team reserves the right to cancel the in-person portion of the Road Ahead 2022 conference due to community health concerns or any other circumstances which would make the event non-viable.

If BISC cancels the in-person portion of the conference, registrants will have the option to transfer attendance to the virtual conference ticket or receive a full refund.

Does Road Ahead have a dress code?

No, but most attendees dress in casual or business casual attire. Because the temperature in the conference rooms can fluctuate, we strongly suggest dressing in layers.

Is it possible to reserve a room at the conference for a special meeting?

Unfortunately, our conference space does not have private rooms for meetings.

Are meals served at Road Ahead?

BISC will provide breakfast, lunch and one snack on the first two days of the conference. On day three only breakfast will be served. Beverages will be available throughout the conference. There will be a reception the evening of April 13.

Any other questions? You can reach us at [email protected].