2014 Chicago Conference Pass & Event Pricing

PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

Register onsite in Chicago at the Palmer House:

March 19, Wednesday: Noon-5pm
March 20, Thursday: 8am-5pm
March 21, Friday: 7:30am-4pm
March 22, Saturday: 7:30am-2pm

Conference Registration Fees & Deadlines
Reduce your Conference Fee with Work Exchange
Collectors Tour, Pre-Conference Reception & Tours
The Fine Print & Cancellation Policy

*all fees are in US dollars

 

Conference Registration Fees & Price Deadlines

GAS membership must be current through March 2014 to attend the conference.

 

Full Conference Pass

Thursday, Friday and Saturday: March 20-22, 2014. Includes all lectures; panels; demonstrations; opening ceremony; closing party; gallery hop; and other events taking place during the conference, EXCEPT special events and tours with additional fees.

Early Bird: Oct 25, 2013 - Jan 7, 2014 EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15TH
$295 per member
$165 per full-time student
 
Pre-Registration: Jan 16 – March 8, 2014
$350 per member
$195 per full-time student
 
Onsite Registration: March 19 - 22, 2014
$395 per member
$250 per full-time student
 

* Full-time Students must provide proof of student status by email to , fax (206-382-2630) or mail. Copy of current student ID, school transcript or letter from school on school letterhead accepted.

 

Discounted Full Conference Passes

Upper Level Glass Art Society Members receive discounts on conference passes as additional benefits. To Register at these discounted rates please contact the GAS office at or call 206-382-1305. Membership to be confirmed by GAS staff.

 

CORPORATE members receive 25% off one full-conference pass
Early bird: $221
Pre-Registration: $263
Onsite: $296

 

PATRON members receive 50% off one full-conference pass
Early bird: $148
Pre-Registration: $175
Onsite: $198

 

BENEFACTOR members receive one FREE full-conference pass

 

Daily Conference Pass

Choose to only attend Thursday, Friday or Saturday. Each day pass includes lectures, panels, demos, and other events taking place ONLY on the day or days for which you register EXCEPT special Events and Tours with additional fees.

INDIVIDUAL MEMBER Daily Conference Pass: $170 per day

FULL-TIME STUDENT MEMBER Daily Conference Pass: $95 per day

 

Reduce your Conference Fee with Work Exchange

By participating in Work Exchange you will lower your conference registration fee and have some behind-the-scenes fun enriching your conference experience and saving you money! Participants pay a reduced rate for a full-conference pass in exchange for working between 11 and 13 hours during the conference. Click here for more details on Work Exchange and to sign up. 

INDIVIDUAL MEMBER Work Exchange Full Conf. Pass Fee: $165 + 12 hours work

FULL-TIME STUDENT* MEMBER Work Exchange Full Conf. Pass Fee: $55 + 12 hours work

 

Special Events & Tours

Chicago Collectors Tour

Member $1,325; Non-member $1,420

Wednesday, March 19 - Saturday, March 22
The Glass Art Society has created a special events package for collectors who want to explore the impressive museum and glass collections in Chicago. Tour price includes admission fees & ground transportation to all events, most lunches and most dinners, VIP seating for special events and a conference pass.

 

Pre-Conference Reception—A Fundraiser

$200 per member, $225 per non-member

Ignite Glass Studios - Wednesday, March 19, 6 pm - 10 pm
This fundraiser supported low GAS conference fees for students. Open to GAS members and guests. Guests must be registered in advance. Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience at Ignite Glass Studios for this special event. A celebrity chef, glass, jazz and fun are all elements of this special evening with the Glass Art Society.

The Fine Print & Cancellation Policy

English is the official language of the conference.
All payments made to the Seattle GAS office must be in US dollars.
GAS membership must be current through March 2014 to attend.

CONFERENCE FEES INCLUDE: all lectures, panels, lec-mos, demonstrations, and other events taking place during the conference and organized by GAS except events with additional fees.

DAILY FEES INCLUDE: all lectures, panels, lec-mos, demonstrations and other events taking place during the conference and organized by GAS except events with additional fees.

We are unable to process registration forms received in the GAS office after March 8, 2014. After March 8, register on-site with increased fees.

Student rates apply to full-time students from accredited schools only. You must either be a current full-time student member through the time of the conference or include a photocopy or scan of your full-time student ID or other proof of student status with conference registration and membership form to be eligible for student rates. Rate is determined by date ID/proof is received in office. Registration is NOT complete until copy of ID/or other proof of student status is received. GAS reserves the right to deny registration for the conference to anyone for any reason.

GAS will send confirmation of our registration to you (via email or snail mail) within two weeks of our receipt of your registration form.  Please contact the GAS office if you have not received confirmation within a month of sending your registration.


Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations received in writing before January 7 January 15, 2014, will receive a full refund.
  • Any changes to registration received in writing January 16 - March 8, 2014, are subject to a $35 administrative fee.
  • No refunds after March 8, 2014.

Membership fees are non-refundable.

The Glass Art Society reserves the right to deny applications for Technical Display, advertising participation, GAS membership or the conference from anyone for any reason.