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CSMG 2019 Registration | Hotel Information

Gathering Fees*

November 30, 2018
Dec. 1, 2018 -
Jan. 11, 2019
Jan. 12, 2019 -
Jan. 22, 2019
(on-site only after Jan. 22)
Entire Gathering
(Feb. 2 - 5, 2019)
$350.00 $430.00 $510.00
Daily Rates 
Saturday Feb. 2 $135.00 $155.00 $175.00
Sunday Feb. 3 $175.00 $195.00 $215.00
Monday Feb. 4 $175.00 $195.00 $215.00
Tuesday Feb. 5 $175.00 $195.00 $215.00

*Above rates include a 6% bank credit card/check processing fee.  Additional fees may apply to register for some Pre-Gathering meetings and events.

CSMG Registration Confirmations or Questions:
A confirmation email will be sent to the registrant upon completion of registration. If you do not receive a confirmation email, or if you have any registration-related questions, please contact CSMG Registration (phone: 844-293-7034).

Hotel Reservations:
Participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations by contacting the Omni Shoreham Hotel.  A discounted conference hotel room rate will be available until Monday, January 21, 2019.  Hotel reservations must be made separately from conference registration by directly contacting Omni Reservations (Ph: 1-800-843-6664) and mentioning that you are registering in connection with the "2019 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering."

Meeting Cancellation/Refund Policy:
Any request for cancellation of CSMG 2019 registration must be received by Friday, December 28, 2018 to be eligible for a refund.  A $50.00 administrative fee will be deducted in cases of refunds (or $20.00 for Pre-Gathering meetings/events). The 6% bank credit card/check processing fee will not be refunded.

Hotel Cancellation Policy :
If it becomes necessary to cancel your hotel reservation, please directly contact Omni Reservations (ph: 1-800-843-6664).

Media, Social Media, and Recording Policy:

  1. Professional media organization representatives are required to obtain advanced accreditation to attend the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering (see CSMG Media Accreditation page).
  2. Social media use is encouraged at CSMG.  However, CSMG participants are responsible for their own use of social media during the Gathering, and are asked to be respectful of other participants, and to follow normal courtesies in this regard.  Note the following exception about off the record sessions.
  3. Closed to media sessions will be announced and/or posted at the beginning of some meetings, or noted in program materials. We ask participants to respect the confidentiality of these sessions to make them as productive as possible.  No social media posting, recording, or reporting of any kind is permitted from sessions that are announced as closed to media.
  4. Recording of entire sessions at CSMG for the purposes of posting, sharing, or distribution is not permitted.  Any questions about recordings of CSMG keynotes, plenaries, or other presentations should be directed to Ivone Guillen, Program Coordinator.
  5. CSMG participants consent to being recorded.  Official CSMG representatives will be recording some CSMG events and functions in part or in full, and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) may make them available after the meeting for official purposes. By your attendance at CSMG, you hereby agree that you may be photographed, videoed, or recorded and that such photography, video, and/or recording will be owned by USCCB and may be edited, modified and distributed by USCCB in any format chosen by USCCB.

Dear CSMG participants,

We want to alert you to a scam related to hotel reservations that has affected a number of major conferences recently.  If you receive a phone call or message asking you to call someone back related to CSMG and are then asked to provide credit card information to reserve your hotel room, do not do so. THIS IS A SCAM.  All reservations must instead be made by contacting the hotel directly, as described here [Book online now].  Please note the Omni and or any hotel would not be contacting participants about their hotel reservation, unless, originally initiated by that person.

We are aware of two CSMG participants receiving the fraudulent message so far.  We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to your participation at CSMG.


The CSMG Planning Team

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