We continue to pay close attention to this ever-changing situation in the U.S. At this time we plan to continue with this conference but are committed to your health and safety. We will update this site with any pertinent COVID-19 information relating to this event.

We appreciate your patience during this time and thank you for your support. For more information, please contact Debbie Stewart at or 202-220-0828.

2020 Conference Registration Rates are per person and do not include travel or accommodation

Registration TypeRegister by May 26, 2020 Register by July 31, 2020 Register by October 22, 2020* Standard Rate
Standard Participant$995 ($350 discount) $1,045 ($300 discount) $1,145 ($200 discount)$1,345
Spouse/Partner (non-industry) $175 $175 $175 $175
Student with ID*** $595 $595 $595 $595
FMI Retail Member $695 $695 $695 $695
Training Class Only (Does NOT include cost of class)**** $150 $150 $150 $150

*Discounted registration fees must be paid in full by 15 days after the cutoff date for each discounted level. After 15 days, the next (lower) discount will be automatically applied.

**Online registration closes on October 22, 2020. All registrations fees must be paid by this date, after which registrations will be automatically cancelled and attendees will need to re-register at the conference and pay the onsite rate ($1,345).

***Students in full-time undergraduate or graduate programs. ID required.

**** Training course participants who are NOT attending the conference pay a $150 surcharge.

Training Course Registration Rates

Class TypePre-RegistrationOnsite (if available)
Two-Day Classes (includes lunch)$ 850$ 950
One-Day Classes (includes lunch) $ 425$ 525
Half-Day Class (includes lunch) $ 325$ 425
Surcharge for participants not attending the conference$ 150$ 150

There are no “exhibit-only” or 1-day passes available.

Conference rates include the Tuesday reception, Wednesday social event, 3 breakfasts and 2 lunches. Rates do not include hotel accommodations or travel.

Spouse/Partner rate includes attendance at the Tuesday reception and Wednesday social event. It does not include any education sessions or access to the exhibit hall.


Refund of the registration fee, minus a $75 processing fee, will be made for any cancellation received in writing to by September 25, 2020. Any cancellations received after September 25, 2020, will not be refunded. Please note, registrations can be transferred to another company employee at any point prior to the conference.