Purchase Instructions

1. Ticket for Conference Registrant Only (Not yet registered)
During the conference registration process, you will be given the opportunity to purchase tickets for meals, receptions, and tours.

2. Ticket for Conference Registrant Only (Have already registered)
If you wish to purchase tickets now, log back into your registration record. After you select your tickets, the system will calculate your new balance and you can pay online using a credit card.

3. Ticket(s) for a Non-Registered Individual
Need ticket(s) for a guest?

Use our Extra Guest Tickets Payment Form (from will be available by January 17)

Meal/Reception Ticket Prices

For registration categories where the meal/reception is NOT included, registrants may purchase tickets, if desired. All prices are in U.S. dollar.

Opening Reception: Potomac River Cherry Blossom Dinner Cruise
Note: Includes a 3-course dinner, open bar, a 2-hour cruise, and transportation to and from the conference hotel. The price is heavily discounted (from $150 cost) thanks to conference sponsorships.
$98NOT IncludedNOT Included
Breakfast Buffet (Friday or Saturday)$45IncludedNOT Included
Lunch Buffet (Friday)$50NOT IncludedNOT Included
Lunch Buffet (Saturday Awards Luncheon)$60NOT IncludedNOT Included
Networking Reception (Friday or Saturday)
Note: Includes drinks and hors d'oeuvres
$55IncludedNOT Included