Conference Cost Overview

What does my conference fee include?


The two main packages are...

Complete Package $900 - includes all below PLUS hotel room for three nights!

Members Conference Package $495 - goes up $200 on the 20th of January

Other packages and pricing available here

What is included in the Conference Packages?

All the Meals

  • Wednesday Dinner - Culinary Fight Club
  • Thursday Breakfast - Key Note Speaker
  • Thursday Lunch
  • Thursday Dinner - Awards of Excellence
  • Friday Breakfast
  • Friday Lunch - Meet the Masters
  • Friday Dinner - Night of Fire
  • Saturday Breakfast

Networking Events

  • Wednesday Evening - Happy Hour - Catch-up with old contacts, make new contacts
  • Wednesday Night - Culinary Fight Club - Street Food
  • Thursday Breakfast - Key Note Speaker
  • Thursday Evening - Happy Hour - Special Interest Group Theme
  • Thursday Night - Awards of Excellence
  • Friday Lunch - Meet the Masters
  • Friday Evening - Happy Hour - Meet the NBBQA Board
  • Friday Dinner - Night of Fire

Educational Sessions

  • Ten (10) educational sessions of your choice from a total thirty-eight (38) that are offered!
  • Four rooms will be running all-conference, Presentation | Panel | Demonstration | Round-Table
  • Worried you will miss some? No problems! This year we will be recording them and making them available to conference attendees after the conference
  • Speakers added to the program as they confirm, check out the latest list here

Bonus Inclusions

  • Free gift bag to all attendees 
  • Networking, more networking, and networking? Did we mention networking?
    This year we have a breakout room dedicated to networking available during all educational sessions for all those discussions that just can't wait.

So where is the value?

Meals - 3 Breakfasts ($15) | 2 Lunches ($20)  | 3 Dinners ($50)  $250 (Meal only ticket price)
Events - 3 Happy Hours ($10) | 3 Dinner Events ($40) | 1 Lunch Time Event ($40)  $190
Educational Sessions - 10 sessions ($30) $300
Bonus Inclusions - Priceless 

Total of individual elements $740! 

All available for just $495

And we consider these prices conservative. Some of these meal events can cost far more than $90 (Food $50 + Other $40) to attend, classes from some of the speakers pass the $100 mark for one hour.