This document outlines the terms, conditions, and policies set it place by the Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) pertaining to registration for the annual TypeCon conference. Please review the following important information.

Terms & Conditions

Effective April 10th, 2019

Completing the registration process and submitting payment constitutes an agreement on your part to accept the following terms and conditions.

Registration Types

You agree to pay in full the fee that is applicable to your registration category. For example, current full-time students possessing valid student identification are entitled to register at the student rate. Guest registration for evening events is only available for individuals accompanying a registered conference attendee. Membership discounts are only available to SOTA members in good standing. All other individuals must register at the non-member professional rate.

Registration Fees & Related Dates

See the TypeCon website for details.

Registration Confirmation & Updates

You will receive your registration confirmation and payment receipt by email. Please ensure that your email address is entered correctly in your account on the registration site.

Attendee check-in at the conference hotel will open on Wednesday, August 28th, 2019. Check-in times, locations, and other details will be announced via email and on the TypeCon website.

Registered TypeCon attendees will receive important information and updates regarding their registration, special events, and other conference activities via email. Updates will also be posted on the TypeCon website.

Cancellations & Refunds

If you need to cancel, you must notify us via email by Monday, August 5th, 2019.

If you cancel by the aforementioned notification date, your registration fees (including main conference registration, education forum registration, and guest registration) will be refunded, less a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be given for pre-conference workshop or SOTA membership cancellations.

Refunds will applied to either the credit card used for payment of the original fee or in the form of a check drawn on a US bank. Checks will be mailed after the TypeCon events have concluded. Cash refunds will not be considered.

Refunds will not be provided for late arrivals, early departures, “no-shows”, or cancellation requests received after Monday, August 5th, 2019.

Substitutions & Transfers

You may transfer your registration to another eligible party if you are unable to attend TypeCon. Attendees transferring registrations to another party are responsible for any and all financial arrangements between transferring and receiving parties. Registration transfers and substitutions may be requested via email until Monday, August 5th, 2019. After this date, any change requests will be evaluated on an individual basis. There will be a $25 processing fee charged per registration transfer.

Travel & Hotel

Attendees are responsible for securing their own travel and accommodation and making payment for such. Cancellation of hotel reservations and/or any travel expenses incurred are the sole responsibility of each individual. SOTA does not make any guarantees or in any way warrant the conference hotel, other conference venues, or any form of transportation.


SOTA is not responsible for errors or omissions.
Schedules, speakers, and program content are subject to change.
If you have further questions, please contact us.