Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend the Sourcing USA Summit?
The Summit is an invitation-only event for the global cotton industry and closed to the public.
What is the address of Terranea Resort?
100 Terranea Way
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Which airport should I fly into?
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
If I have questions once I arrive at the Summit, where should I go?
Summit staff will be available to answer any questions at the Registration & Information Center in Palos Verdes Ballroom from 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 5; 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 6; and 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 7.
What is the dress code?
We want you to be comfortable; therefore, the dress code during the Summit is business/resort casual. This means long pants and sports shirts for men and casual pants and skirts for women. All receptions, dinners and lunches are business casual except for Monday's Farewell Reception and Dinner, which will require a jacket for the men. Although the temperature should be quite pleasant during the day, the evenings could be chilly, therefore, you may want to dress appropriately.
What meals are included?
The Sourcing USA Summit officially begins with the Welcome Reception and Dinner on Saturday evening, November 5, and concludes with guest departures on Tuesday, November 8. All meals are group functions during this time and are provided as part of this special event. Any food and beverage purchased outside of these functions will need to be paid by the attendee. This includes — but is not limited to — restaurants, bars and room service.
What nights of lodging are provided?
Summit registration includes three room nights: Saturday, November 5; Sunday, November 6; and Monday, November 7. When making travel plans, please consider arriving on the morning of November 5 and departing when convenient on November 8 so that you can take advantage of all Summit events.
How can I change my registration information?
Simply click on the "Edit Registration" button on the home page to access your registration and make any changes. Please contact us at if you need further assistance.
How can I inform you of my special dietary requirements?
Please include your dietary requirements when you are completing the Summit registration form. If you need further assistance, contact us at