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 Important Dates

Friday, September 14 Registration cancellation penalties begin
Tuesday, September 18 Hotel reservation cut-off
Friday, September 28 No refunds are given for registration cancellations after this date.
Monday, October 1 Advance (online) registration closes. After this date, you will register onsite.
Monday, October 11        The conference Registration and Information Desk opens at 9:00 am. Plan to arrive in time to register before the conference begins.

 Frequently Asked Questions


Where and when is the event?

The meeting is on Thursday and Friday, October 11-12 at the following location:

The Blackstone, A Renaissance Hotel
636 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

Registration: Ballroom Pre-function- 4th Floor
General Session: Crystal Ballroom- 4th Floor

Please note that Friday is a half day of sessions and will end at 1:30 pm.  A takeaway lunch will be provided and you will have the afternoon free.

How do I register?

All registrations must be done onsite at this time.

What are the registration categories?

  • Standard Member: All employees of an INTA member organization are considered INTA members and are eligible for this registration category. To check your organization’s membership status, contact Customer Service at +1-212-642-1700 or Please note that membership is location-specific.
  • Standard Non-Member: If you are not a member or do not wish to become an INTA member, you must register using this category.

How do I become an INTA member?

Join and save on the conference registration fee for this event and other INTA events around the world (this discount applies to all individuals at your location). An online membership enrollment form is available at; please note that membership is organization and location-specific. Once your membership application is confirmed, you will receive your member username and password; you can then register for the meeting at the member rate.

How do I register as a non-member?

You will need to create a non-member username and password. The online registration form will prompt you to do this. Once you have your username and password, please proceed with completing the details required in the online form.

What are the payment options?

Credit card payment is the preferred payment option. INTA registration fees are processed in US Dollars; the amount charged to your card will vary according to the currency exchange rate. Onsite registration is also via credit card payment.

Will I receive a confirmation?

Yes. As soon as you make the online payment, you will receive a confirmation. Please present the printed confirmation when you register onsite at the meeting. If you are making a payment onsite, you will receive a confirmation immediately.

Will I receive an invoice?

To request an invoice, please write to citing your registration confirmation number.

What is the cancellation and substitution policy?

Full refunds are issued only if a cancellation is received in writing by Friday, September 14.  A cancellation received after that date is subject to a US $150 service charge. Because of printing and hotel charges incurred by INTA, no refunds will be issued for this program after Friday, September 28. Please send your cancellation / substitution request to

How do I reserve a hotel room?

To reserve your room, please call 1-866-508-0261 to make your reservation. Inform the agent that you are booking a guest room under The International Trademark Association. The room block is available until filled or until Tuesday, September 18.

How can I become an official conference sponsor?

For information on INTA sponsorship opportunities for this and other INTA programs, please contact Paula Lee, CMP at or +1-212-642-1721.


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