The SAME 2021 Federal Small Business Conference (SBC) will be held in-person with virtual participation available. We are currently in the process of creating our plan for this event. Stay tuned for updates as they are determined! We anticipate Registration will open on/about August 11, 2021.
Small Business: up to 100 employees
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 follows:
Medium Business: 101 - 2,000 employees
Large Business: 2,001+ employees
|FULL CONFERENCE:||Early Fees:
9/08/21 - 10/07/21
10/08/21 - 11/09/21
|Last Chance Fees:
11/10/21 - Onsite
|Industry Young Professional*||$550||N/A||$650||N/A||$750||N/A||$795||N/A|
|Non-Profit, Academia, Fully Retired||$550||$675||$650||$775||$750||$875||$895||$949|
|Student (FT Undergraduate) Member||$0||N/A||$0||N/A||$0||N/A||$0||N/A|
|Speaker/Moderator - Industry||$400||$450||$400||$450||$400||$450||$400||$450|
|Speaker/Moderator - Gov't||$0|
|Exhibit Hall Only (Exhibiting Companies) - Industry||$350|
|Exhibit Hall Only (Exhibiting Companies) - Gov't||$99|
|ONE DAY ONLY:|
|WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY ONLY:||Member||Non-Member|
|SPEAKER/MODERATOR - DAY OF SESSION ONLY||$0|
|VIRTUAL - INDUSTRY||$199||$299|
|VIRTUAL - GOV'T||$0||$0|
|VIRTUAL - SPEAKER/MODERATOR||$0||$0|
|SAME MEMBERSHIP PRICING|
|ALL MEMBERSHIP PRICING IS FOR ONE YEAR|
|PRIVATE SECTOR - YOUNG PROFESSIONAL||$75|
|GOVERNMENT CIVILIAN/UNIFORMED SERVICE/ACADEMIC/NONPROFIT||$55|
|FULLY RETIRED (NOT WORKING IN ANY CAPACITY)||$55|
A) In-Person Event:
Full Conference Registration includes all Sessions, Networking Appointments, access to the Exhibit Hall (during show hours), including Networking Receptions, breakfast and lunch on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. You will also have access to the Virtual portion of the event.
One Day Registration includes all sessions on that day, breakfast and lunch on that day, and access to the Exhibit Hall for the day. One Day registrations do not include access to the Virtual event.
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.
B) Virtual Event:
Virtual Registration includes access to the virtual platform to view the live-streamed General Sessions and Business Opportunity sessions; also Networking Appointments. You will also have access to all recorded education sessions, once available. Also included will be access to the virtual Expo Hall and other features of the virtual platform.
Cancelation and Refund Policy:Cancelations will be accepted through COB (5:00 pm EST) on October 22, 2021, and must be received in writing, to email@example.com. Registration fees will be refunded in full minus a handling and processing charge of $75.00 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 22, 2021. You may transfer your registration to a colleague if circumstances prevent you from attending the event or participating in the virtual 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, please email email@example.com with ALL of the following information: current registrant's name, the substitute's full name (prefix and suffix), position title, email address, work address, work phone number, cell phone number, emergency contact name and phone number. If the substitute's membership category is different from the original registrant, the registration fee difference will be charged. Additionally, items needed include: Attendee Category (for Private Industry please indicate the # of employees with the Company); Small Business designations, if applicable; individual's main job responsibility; seniority level (entry, mid, senior); the State(s) in which your company does business (All 50 states is an option); Primary NAICS Code; DUNS #, if applicable; # of federal contracts the company has executed.