Small Museum Association

    Small Museums Working Together

38th Annual SMA Conference

Speaker Registration

Speakers receive:

  • Friday workshops are included for all speakers.
  • Saturday and Sunday speakers receive Saturday session registration and one comp meal on Saturday.
  • Sunday speakers receive Sunday session registration and one comp meal on Sunday. 

Speakers presenting on two days receive two free meals.

This DOES NOT include Sunday reception, additional meals, banquet or session registration for the day of the conference you are not speaking. Those options are available as add-ons.

NOTE: Each panel receives two registrations. Additional panelists may either only attend their panel or register as an attendee.

Health Protocols

All speakers are expected to comply with all conference health protocols, including providing proof that they are fully vaccinated at least two weeks before the start of the conference or a negative COVID test 72 hours or less before the start of the conference and wearing face coverings that cover the nose and mouth and fit tightly to the face at all times, except when eating or drinking, regardless of vaccination status.


Find out more about the conference hotel and room block.


You may pay online with a credit card or PayPal account. Online payments will be redirected to PayPal and returned to SMA following completion. If you prefer to pay by check or money order, contact the Conference Registrar or Treasurer for instructions. Your registration is not complete until your payment is received.


SMA makes every effort to be as accessible and inclusive as possible. Requests for accommodations must be communicated to the Accessibility Coordinator at Please refer to our Accessibility Statement for more information.

Cancellation Policy

To cancel a registration please contact the Conference Registrar. Registrations cancelled up to two weeks prior to the conference will be refunded at 50%. No refunds are issued for cancellations received after two weeks before the start of the conference.


Contact the Speaker Coordinators or the Conference Registrar.

Speaker Registration

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