The SAME 2022 Federal Small Business Conference (SBC) will be held at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee. SBC pricing is structured to allow for maximum discounts to early registrants and SAME members. You can purchase an SAME Individual membership in conjunction with your SBC registration. SAME classifies business sizes as listed below. Registration is Open!
Small Business: up to 100 employees
Medium Business: 101 - 2,000 employees
Large Business: 2,001+ employees
|FULL CONFERENCE:||Early Fees:
8/18/22 - 09/28/22
09/29/22 - 10/26/22
|Last Chance Fees:
10/27/22 - Onsite
|Industry Young Professional*||$550||N/A||$650||N/A||$750||N/A||$795||N/A|
|Academia, Non-Profit, Fully Retired||$550||$681||$650||$781||$750||$881||$795||$931|
|Uniformed Service/Gov't||Member: $115||Non-Member: $121|
|Student (FT Undergraduate) Member||$0||N/A||$0||N/A||$0||N/A||$0||N/A|
|Speaker/Moderator - Industry (All)||$400|
|Speaker/Moderator - Gov't||$115|
|Exhibit Hall Only (Exhibiting Companies Only)||$400|
|ONE DAY ONLY:|
|WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY ONLY:||Member||Non-Member|
|SPEAKER/MODERATOR - DAY OF SESSION ONLY||$0|
|SAME MEMBERSHIP PRICING|
|Regular Memberships - One-year Membership; Not Refundable|
|GOVERNMENT CIVILIAN/UNIFORMED SERVICE||$55|
|FULLY RETIRED (NOT WORKING IN ANY CAPACITY)||$5|
|SAME MEMBERSHIP PRICING|
|Young Professional Memberships - One-year Membership; Not Refundable (aged 39 and under; birth date must be provided to qualify)|
|PRIVATE SECTOR - YOUNG PROFESSIONAL||$75|
|GOVERNMENT CIVILIAN/UNIFORMED SERVICE - YOUNG PROFESSIONAL||$40|
|ACADEMIC INSTITUTION - YOUNG PROFESSIONAL||$40|
|NON-PROFIT - YOUNG PROFESSIONAL||$40|
|FULL-TIME UNDERGRADUATE OR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT (age 25 and under)||$0|
*Please Note: All individuals onsite at SBC must be eighteen (18) years of age or older. There are no exceptions to this policy.*
Full Conference Registration includes: all General and Education Sessions, Networking Appointments, access to the Exhibit Hall (during show hours) including Networking Receptions, breakfast and lunch on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
One-Day Registration includes: all sessions on that day, breakfast and lunch on that day, and access to the Exhibit Hall for the day (during show hours).
Exhibit Hall Only Registration includes: all activities and meals that are held in the Exhibit Hall. This is only available to registrants who are with an Exhibiting Company.
Room reservations are NOT included with your conference registration. Rooms must be reserved through the Official Housing Site which can be found HERE. Additional information can be found on the Travel page of the SBC Website. DO NOT contact the hotels directly to make a reservation.
Cancelation and Refund Policy:
Cancelations will be accepted through COB (5:00 pm EDT) on October 7, 2022, and must be received in writing, to email@example.com. Registration fees will be refunded in full minus a handling and processing charge of $100.00 for individual registration. If you are a government employee or your registration fee is $0.00, you will not be charged a cancelation fee if you cancel. SAME regrets that refunds cannot be issued after October 7, 2022. You may transfer your registration to a colleague if circumstances prevent you from attending the event.
The cancelation fee and deadline do not apply to government registrations. Government registrations will receive full refunds at any time. Please send cancelations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To transfer your registration to someone else in your company, please have the substitute register for SBC. When they get to the Payment page, click the down arrow for the “Payment Method” and select “send invoice” from the menu. They should complete the Registration, but do not pay. Then, send an email to email@example.com when this is completed to request the transfer. Your original registration will be canceled and the fee paid will be transferred to the substitute’s registration. *If the substitute’s fee is different (member vs non-member) the difference will be charged.* Transfer requests will be accepted through COB (5:00 pm, EST) on Friday, October 28, 2022. After this deadline, transfers must be completed onsite.