Inspire faq

Rootworks inspire
- a live event

November 29 - December 1, 2022

FAQs - The event

  • What is Inspire?

    The Inspire conference is the ultimate event of the year for tax and accounting professionals nationwide. Stay in the know when it comes to industry trends, best practices, technology updates and more. Through a variety of breakout sessions, powerful keynote presentations and networking opportunities, you’ll leave with the inspiration you need to create a better firm—all while earning valuable CPE!

FAQs - Registration

  • How much does Inspire cost to attend?

    There are several pricing options, including early-bird pricing when you book early!

  • What’s included with my registration?

    Your registration includes access to all keynote and breakout sessions, provided meals such as networking breakfasts and lunches, evening events, and more!

  • What is the registration cancellation policy?

    Refunds for cancellations* are based on cancellation date. Please see below.

    Refund amount

    100% refund by September 30, 2022

    50% refund by October 30, 2022

    No refund from October 31, 2022 or after

    *All cancellations must be made in writing and sent to

FAQs - Travel

  • Which airport is the closest to the Inspire venue?

    The Sarasota-Bradenton Airport (SRQ) is the closest airport, located approximately four miles from The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

  • Will shuttle busses be provided?

    Airport shuttles are not provided from the Sarasota-Bradenton airport to The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota. Taxis and rideshares Uber and Lyft are available.

FAQs - Accommodations

  • Are there special hotel rates for the event?

    There are a limited number of rooms at the discounted rate at The Ritz-Carlton.

    Reservations must be received on or before Monday, October 31, 2022, to receive the discounted rate.

  • What amenities and services are included in the hotel resort fee?

    The resort fee includes complimentary Wi-Fi through the resort; one complimentary fitness class daily; two-hour bike rental at the resort; umbrellas and chairs at The Beach Club, use of masks, fins and bodyboards at The Beach Club; access to the driving range and golf practice area; use of kayaks, paddleboards and life vests at the resort; and use of fishing poles at the resort.

  • How much does parking cost at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota?

    Valet overnight parking: $36 daily

    Valet day parking: $14 daily

FAQs - Accessibility

  • Who should I contact to request auxiliary aids and services?

    Please email:

  • Who should I contact if I have special dietary needs or allergies?

    There is a section on the conference registration form for special requests. Please complete the section when registering.

FAQs - At Inspire

  • Where can I pick up my badge?

    Badges will be available for pickup at the Inspire registration desk beginning on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. Specific hours will be posted soon.

  • Are group meeting spaces provided at Inspire?

    Meeting space at Inspire is limited. There are open collaboration spaces throughout the property, but no meeting rooms are available for rental.

  • What is the recommended attire for the conference?

    Attire for Inspire is business casual.

  • What if I have more questions?

    The team at Rootworks is happy to answer any of your questions. Please email us at

You’re ready to be inspired, aren’t you? That’s what we thought.

building on the water

The Ritz Carlton - Sarasota, Florida

1111 Ritz-Carlton Drive – Sarasota, FL  34236

Group rate: $279/night*
Group rate expires October 31, 2022

For reservations:

Book now or call 877-557-3089 and mention Rootworks Inspire

*Rates do not include the reduced $30 resort fee and 12% tax.

Sarasota international airport entrance

Transportation options

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, located in the heart of Florida’s Gulf Coast, is easily accessible by both ground and air.

By ground, both Interstate 75 and US Highway 41 (Tamiami Trail) provide the most direct routes and avoid most metropolitan congestion from any direction.

By air, Sarasota is serviced by five major airports that provide daily service from most cities in the US:

Don’t miss the chance to get inspired!

coastal cityscape