Terms and Conditions

By registering for this conference, I understand and agree to the following:

A. Conference Registration Process and Payment Methods

  1. Registrants will be able to select the early bird discount fee until 12:00 noon MDT on June 20, 2019. If payment is received between 12:01 p.m. MDT on June 20, 2019 and 12:00 noon MDT on September 12, 2019, registrants will be charged the advance registration fee. All registrations received after 12:01 p.m. MDT September 12, 2019 must take place on-site.
  2. Conference registrations will not be confirmed until the completed form and the full payment is received and processed by the CMS Executive Office. Registrants submitting purchase orders, bank/wire transfers, and checks must ensure their payments are received by the above deadlines to be properly credited.
  3. Discount Codes are assigned by the CMS Office for use by ATMI members. CMS reserves the right to cancel any registrants using unauthorized discount codes.
  4. CMS cannot be responsible for spam filters on the user end blocking confirmation emails. Please be sure your spam filters will allow mail from music.org and the conference coordinator.
  5. Travel and accommodation costs are not included in the conference registration fee. Attendees are responsible for making their own travel and lodging arrangements.
  6. Capacity is limited for add-on activities such as tours, dinners, and off-property events. Registrations for add-on events will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis.

B. Pre-Conference Workshop Registration Process and Payment Methods

  1. Registration for the 2019 National Conference is a pre-requisite for attending any pre-conference workshop.
  2. The early bird discount does not apply to pre-conference workshops. If payment is received between 12:01 p.m. MDT on June 20, 2019 and 12:00 noon MDT on September 12, 2019, registrants will be charged the advance registration fee. All registrations received after 12:01 p.m. MDT September 12, 2019 must take place on-site.
  3. Pre-conference registrations will not be confirmed until the completed form and the full payment is received and processed by the CMS Executive Office. Registrants submitting purchase orders, bank/wire transfers, and checks must ensure their payments are received by the above deadlines to be properly credited.
  4. Membership discounts do not apply to pre-conference workshops.
  5. CMS cannot be responsible for spam filters on the user end blocking confirmation emails. Please be sure your spam filters will allow mail from music.org and the event director.
  6. Travel and accommodation costs are not included in the pre-conference registration fee. Attendees are responsible for making their own travel and lodging arrangements.
  7. Capacity is limited for workshops. Registrations for add-on events will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis.

C. Cancellation Policy

  1. Cancellation requests must be received in writing to CMS on or before 12:00 noon MDT on September 12, 2019. Cancellation of the entire event, or any portion thereof, will result in a full refund less a $50 handling & processing charge. Registrations cancelled after 12:01 p.m. MDT on September 12, 2019 will not be entitled to a refund.
  2. All refunds will be issued within one month of the event’s conclusion.
  3. Registrations are non-transferable.
  4. Leaving the conference early, for any reason whatsoever, will not result in a refund, and no refunds will be made for any unused portions of the event.

D. Conference program

The program of the conference and associated pre-conference workshops is subject to change.

E. Cancellation of the Meeting

In the event that any portion of the meeting cannot be held or is postponed due to events beyond the reasonable control of CMS or due to events which are not attributable to unlawful intent or gross negligence of the conference organizers, CMS cannot be held liable by participants for any damages, costs, or losses incurred, such as transportation costs, accommodation costs, costs for additional orders, financial losses, etc. Under these circumstances, CMS reserves all rights to either retain the entire registration fee and credit the registrant this amount for a future meeting, or to reimburse the participant the registration fee less costs already incurred for the organization which could not be recovered from third parties.

F. Personal Property

CMS accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to personal property during this event.