Registration opens on Friday, November 24th.
Everyone who attends the conference will receive a one-year complimentary membership to the Small Museum Association. Learn more about membership here
. Advanced registration will close Friday, February 2nd, 2018.
After that point, registration rates increase by 20%.
The conference is being held at The Hotel at the University of Maryland, 7777 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD, and we are offering a special discounted rate to our attendees. It is $109 a night for single and double rooms, $119 a night for a triple and $129 a night for a quad. Please call to reserve your room at 1-844-954-6835 and mention the Small Museum Association conference to get the discounted rate. Reservation cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance to avoid a room charge of one night. Please note: Room block rates end February 6th. Reservations after that day for a room will increase in price and a room may not be guaranteed in The Hotel.
There are different registration instructions for vendors, speakers, and other conference attendees. If you are a speaker, please carefully read the information below before registering.
2018 SMA Conference Advanced Registration Rates
|| Advanced Rate until Friday, February 2, 2018
|| After Feb 2
| Full Registration
|| $185 (includes all sessions Sun-Tues and all meals)
| Student Registration
|| $160 (includes all sessions Sun-Tues and all meals, please email a copy of your ID)
| Sunday Only Registration
|| $50 (includes Sunday sessions and the wine & cheese reception)
| Monday Only Registration
|| $140 (includes all sessions Sun-Mon and meals Monday)
| Tuesday Only Registration
|| $75 (includes all sessions Tues and breakfast)
| Banquet Only
|| $50 (the Monday-evening Banquet is a highlight of the SMA conference)
| Full Guest Meals Package
|| $145 (all meals Monday and Tuesday)
Click on the appropriate link below to register.
Questions? Email our Conference Registrar, Kelsey Ransick, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To cancel a registration please contact the registrar at email@example.com. Registrations cancelled up to 2 weeks prior to the conference will be refunded at 50%. Cancellations after this time will not receive a refund.