Payment Methods & Policies
Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted. Once paid and a credit card is charged, the payment method CANNOT be changed. All payments must be made in US Dollars. Please make checks payable to: WM Symposia and mail to PO Box 27646, Tempe, AZ 85285-7646.
For your protection, please do not provide credit card information via email, as email is not a secure method to send this sensitive information. WMS will NOT accept or process credit cards sent via email. Send by fax or postal mail.
WMS Non-Discrimination Policy
Compliance with the laws and regulations that are applicable to the annual WM Symposia and other programs that it conducts shall be a foremost objective of WM Symposia Inc (WMS), including requirements of law regarding equal opportunity and non-discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, gender, pregnancy, genetic information, retaliation, or any other characteristic protected by law. In selecting officers and directors and pursuing its mission, WMS will adhere fully to this policy. WMS will advise all directors, officers, employees and WMS contractors of their obligation to comply with this nondiscrimination policy. In organizing and presenting the annual WM Symposium and other events, WMS will advise registrants and other participants of its non-discrimination policy and seek to promote an environment free of any such discrimination.
WMS policy prohibits anyone under the age of 18 to attend the conference or enter the Exhibit Hall. This policy is a requirement of the Phoenix Convention Center and the insurance providers for WMS.
Once paid, payment method CANNOT be changed. Please make sure before you submit your credit card, that you are authorized to purchase the conference registration as WMS cannot refund and charge another card.
Registration fee must be paid in full before the rate deadline otherwise your registration fee will be updated to the next price tier. Should your registration not be paid in time, WMS reserves the right to cancel your registration and hotel request. Purchase orders or Training Requisition forms DO NOT constitute payment.
There is a $50 change fee charged for all substitutions and payment method cannot be changed.
The continuing uncertainty surrounding conferences during the COVID-19 pandemic requires the following updates to the cancellation policies for Exhibitors, Attendees and Sponsors should WM2021 live event be changed to a virtual platform due to circumstances beyond WM Symposia’s control.
|Exhibit dollars paid are refunded in full through November 13, 2020||No Policy||The cancellation fee will be 40% of the total amount paid and refunds will be processed no later than 30 days after the conference. Refunds will not be granted after February 8, 2021; nor will they be given to no-shows from the conference.|
IF CONFERENCE MOVES TO A VIRTUAL FORMAT and responses are received before February 1, 2021 the options below are available:
|Full refunds are available until February 1||Full refunds are available until February 1||Full refunds are available until February 1|
|Dollars paid for live event can be rolled forward to WM2022||Dollars paid for live event can be rolled forward to WM2022||Dollars paid for live event can be rolled forward to WM2022|
|Dollars paid for live event can be donated to Roy G. Post Student Scholarships||Dollars paid for live event can be donated to Roy G. Post Student Scholarships||Dollars paid for live event can be donated to Roy G. Post Student Scholarships|
|Dollars paid for live event applied to virtual exhibit booth. Any remaining balance paid can be rolled forward as deposit towards WM2022, refunded less 10%, or donated to Roy G. Post Student Scholarships||Dollars paid for live event applied to virtual sponsorship. Any remaining balance paid can be rolled forward as deposit towards WM2022, refunded less 10%, or donated to Roy G. Post Student Scholarships||Dollars paid for live event applied to virtual registration. Any remaining balance paid can be rolled forward as deposit towards WM2022, refunded less 20%, or donated to Roy G. Post Student Scholarships|
IF CONFERENCE MOVES TO A VIRTUAL FORMAT and responses are received after February 1, 2021 there is no refund or transferability.
Exhibitor Terms and Conditions
By exhibiting, you agree to the WM Symposia exhibitor terms and conditions policy. To download a copy of the full terms and conditions click here.
Photograph and Video
By registering, you agree to the WM Symposia photograph and video policy. Under this policy, no person may video any portion of the technical program without the written consent of WM Symposia as well as each presenter that you are filming. In addition, you agree that you may be photographed or filmed while attending WM Symposia and that these images may be used by WM Symposia or someone that has received WM Symposia consent.