SME Registration Policy

Terms & Conditions

By registering for the SME 2023 Minnesota Conference organized by SME you are agreeing to comply with these terms and conditions. You should read this document carefully.


Registration Policy

All attendees, authors, exhibitors and sponsors at the SME Minnesota Conference are required to register.

Badges are required for admittance to the technical sessions, exhibit hall functions and social functions. The appropriate badge is required for admittance to the technical sessions and exhibit hall functions and will be checked at the entrance of all activities. Exhibits-only registrations are NOT permitted to attend the technical sessions.


Wire Transfer Policy

If paying by wire transfer, the registrant is responsible for paying any bank fees associated with the wire transfer. When contacting your bank about the wire, you will need to request that 57A field is changed from either “Share” or “SHA” to “OUR”. This will make all fees paid upfront by the sending party.


Student Registration Policy

Student registration for the SME Minnesota Conference must meet eligibility requirements. SME requires that an individual must be attending a college/university/higher education institute on a full-time basis to qualify for student registration. Student registrations may be required to provide evidence of full-time status. Students enrolled in 12 or more semester credit hours are considered full-time. Acceptable confirmation includes: transcript, most recent report card, or official school registration documents. Student registrations without this documentation will not be eligible for the reduced student rate.


Cancellation/Substitution Policy

If circumstances require you to cancel your SME Minnesota Conference registration, you must do so in writing. Written notice must be sent to Cancellations received on or before March 9, 2023, will receive a full refund, less a processing fee of $100.00. There are no refunds for no-shows and cancellations received after March 9, 2023. Substitutions will be accepted in writing at no charge until March 9, 2023. After Friday, March 9, 2023, a $25 fee will be charged for substitutions.

Registrants are responsible for cancellation of their own hotel accommodations.


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