Fees & Deadlines

2017 Norfolk Conference Pass & Event Pricing

Registration will open December 1, 2016.
Register by March 3 for the lowest fees!

all fees are in US dollars

Conference Registration Fees & Deadlines
Reduce your Conference Fee with Work Exchange
Special Events & Tours
The Fine Print & Cancellation Policy

 

Conference Registration Fees & Price Deadlines

GAS membership must be current through June 2017 to attend the conference. Membership fees are not included in the conference pass fees.

Full Conference Pass

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: June 1-3, 2017. 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: December 1, 2016 - March 3, 2017
$295 per member
$165 per full-time student
 
Pre-Registration: March 4 - May 12, 2017
$350 per member
$195 per full-time student
 
Onsite Registration in Norfolk: June 1-3, 2017
$395 per member
$250 per full-time student
 

* Students will be required to provide a professor's email upon membership signup to verify proof of student status.

 

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 members 
Daily Conference Pass: $170 per day

FULL-TIME STUDENT members 
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 members
Work Exchange Full Conf. Pass Fee: $165 + 12 hours work

STUDENT* members
Work Exchange Full Conf. Pass Fee: $55 + 12 hours work

 

Special Events & Tours

Glass Art Society Collectors' Tour:
Norfolk, VA

Member $1,325; Non-member $1,425
Tuesday, May 30 - Saturday, June 3

Join the Collectors Tour and get a head start on discovering the vibrant art scene in Norfolk. Explore numerous private collections in dramatic settings, from a penthouse with spectacular city and harbor views to a home designed by celebrated architect Robert Stern overlooking the James River; you will be dazzled by world-class works in glass as well as modern and contemporary art. Take a curator- led tour of the Chrysler Museum’s encyclopedic glass collection and enjoy an exclusive demonstration hosted by the Perry Glass Studio.

Collectors Tour pricing includes admission fees and ground transportation to all events included in the full itinerary. All lunches and some dinners are included, as well as a full access pass to the 2017 Norfolk conference. Does not include airfare or hotel stay. Itinerary is subject to change. Contact GAS at  for more information.

 

Pre-conference Reception:
An Evening with the Glass Art Society: A Glass-Inspired Celebration

Member $200; Non-member $225
Chrysler Museum of Art
Wednesday, May 31. cocktails 6pm, Dinner 7pm

Join us for an exciting evening at the Chrysler Museum of Art, home to one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of glass in the world. With more than 10,000 glass objects spanning 3,000 years, this gala will set the stage for the 2017 conference. Enjoy cocktails, a beautiful dinner, and live entertainment throughout the night.

Your participation supports low registration fees for students to the GAS conference. Open to non-GAS members.

 

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 June 2017 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 day for which you register except events with additional fees.

We are unable to process registration forms received in the GAS office after May 12, 2017. After May 12, 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 proof of student status with conference registration and membership form to be eligible for student rates. Rate is determined by date proof is received in office. Registration is NOT complete until 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 March 3, 2017, will receive a full refund.
  • Any changes to registration received in writing March 4 - May 12, 2017, are subject to a $35 administrative fee.
  • No refunds after May 12, 2017.

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.