Attendee FAQs

Have a question about registration, technical sessions, or conference activities? We can help! Below we have answered some of the most Frequently Asked Questions about attending the SME Minnesota Conference.


Registration for the SME Minnesota Conference opens December 2021. You can register online by visiting Register. For additional questions regarding registration for the SME Minnesota Conference, please contact SME Customer Service at cs@smenet.org or 303.948.4200. To receive advanced registration rates, SME must receive your registration form and payment by March 11, 2022. After March 11, 2022, on-site registration fees apply.

Sign-up for the SME Minnesota Conference mailing list to receive all conference updates and to be notified when conference registration opens.

To download a copy of your registration receipt, please visit www.smenet.org, login to your SME account using your email and password, visit My Profile and view My Meetings. Click on View Registration to obtain a copy of your receipt. You may also contact SME Meetings at meetings@smenet.org or SME Customer Service at 303.948.4200 or cs@smenet.org with receipt/invoice inquiries.

All badges and conference related materials will be distributed onsite at the SME Minnesota Conference registration desk located at the Iron Trail Motors Event Center.

The full conference registration fee includes, a copy of the onsite program, participation in all technical sessions, access to the exhibit hall and exhibit hall social functions including the Tuesday lunch and evening reception and Wednesday lunch.
 

Full registrations allow access to all technical sessions. Exhibit Hall do not include technical sessions and one-day registrations only include access to that day’s events. Short courses and field trips require additional registration fees.

The exhibit hall is open Tuesday, April 12, 2022 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and Wednesday, April 13, 2022 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Onsite registration will open on April 11, 2022 at 7:00 am at the Iron Trail Motors Event Center.

An individual may purchase one-day registrations for access to technical sessions and access to the exhibit hall events that take place on that day. There are also one-day registrations available for admission to the exhibit hall only.

To edit your contact information, please visit www.smenet.org, login to your SME account using your email and password, visit My Profile and view My Contact Information. Click on Edit button next to either your address or phone number to edit your contact information. You may also contact SME Meetings at meetings@smenet.org or SME Customer Service at 303.948.4200 or cs@smenet.org with questions about updating your contact information.

If circumstances require you to cancel your SME Minnesota Conference registration, you must do so in writing. Written notice must be sent to meetings@smenet.org or by mail to SME Minnesota Conference Registration, c/o SME, 12999 E. Adam Aircraft Circle, Englewood, CO 80112. Cancellations received by March 18, 2022 will receive a full refund, less a $100 processing fee. There are no refunds for no-shows and cancellations postmarked after March 18, 2022. Substitutions will be accepted in writing at no charge until March 18, 2022.  After March 18, 2022, a $25 fee will be charged for substitutions. NO REFUNDS for Registration or ticketed events will be issued after the March 18, 2022 deadline.

Registrants are responsible for the cancellation of their own hotel accommodations.

The SME Minnesota Conference official hotels are the closest in proximity to the Iron Trail Motors Event Center. SME has arranged for special discounted hotel room rates for the duration of the conference that are not available at non-official hotels. Learn more about SME Minnesota Conference official conference hotels and make your room reservation today.

Hotel accommodations are available at the Comfort Inn & Suites Mountain Iron and Virginia, Quality Inn & Suites, AmericInn by Wyndham, Super 8 Eveleth and Hampton Inn Hibbing. Mention the 2022 SME Minnesota Conference for the discounted rate on or before Friday, March 11, 2022. Additional details regarding housing reservations can be found by visiting Hotels.

If you have additional questions, please contact SME customer service at 720.738.4085 or 1.800.958.1550 (US Only), or email SME Meetings at meetings@smenet.org.

 
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