SMC Dates (the “Event”)
October 5th to the 7th, 2022 (Registration will begin on 4th).
Which hotel is this at?
Kalahari Resorts & Convention Center in Round Rock, Texas.
Is there a roomblock?
There is – $159 plus $30 Resort Fee ($189 Total) – Booking Information Here
Which airport should I fly into?
AUS – Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (28 Miles Away from Kalahari Resort).
Tickets and Registration
What is the price difference between In-Person and VIP Tickets?
General Admission Tickets are $999.
VIP Tickets are $1,999.
With COVID-19 being prevalent, if I am no longer able to make the February event, can my tickets roll over to the next event.
Yes, if you are not able to attend the February event and do not wish to attend virtually, you can transfer to the next SMC.
What is the Refund Policy?
If you require a refund, you must contact us no later than August 26, 2022 (40 days before the Event).
I live outside of the United States, do you have special pricing based on our exchange rate?
No, all tickets are priced in USD.
How can I buy bulk tickets?
Please, contact us via email: [email protected]
Please, note, there is no discount for bulk tickets. All tickets are priced according to the attendance choice.
If I select in-person, but get COVID a few days before the Event, can I attend the Virtual Event instead?
Yes, we will convert your ticket into a virtual ticket.
What happens if the Event is unable to happen due to Covid?
If due to COVID, we are unable to hold a live event, your ticket will be converted into a Virtual Ticket, where you will have an amazing Virtual Experience.
Can I purchase a ticket onsite the day of the event?
We are hoping that this is an option for us, but there may be new protocols that do not allow for us to sell directly onsite at the event, so we’d recommend you purchase your ticket in advance.
My country doesn’t allow travel, how can I attend?
If you are unable to attend the Event in person, you can purchase a virtual ticket and attend that way.
General Event Questions
What is the deadline for deciding if I will be attending in person or virtually?
Are there COVID-related restrictions about who can attend?
Please, defer to your local jurisdiction to determine if restrictions apply. For the Mega Farm Tour you will be required to provide proof of a negative test within 72 hours of attending. We will have tests on-hand if you need one. If there are questions, please contact us at [email protected].
I have moved since purchasing anything from Scott’s Mining Conference, how can I update my address?
There will be a form in your members area where you can update your shipping address.
Are there sponsorship or exhibition opportunities for my business?
If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please, reach out to [email protected].
What is the Event schedule going to be?
Event schedule TBD.
Does the hotel offer free parking?
The Kalahari does offer free parking. More Kalahari FAQs can be found on their website.
Are pets allowed at the Event?
No, the Kalahari does NOT allow pets in their hotel.
If you have a service animal, please, reach out to us in advance so we can help coordinate.
Will there be an opportunity to meet any of the speakers?
All meet and greets will need to be scheduled prior to the event in the members area, as they become available. There may be fees associated with them.
Will any meals be provided with my Event Ticket?
There will be some food provided at different networking events during SMC, but you are typically responsible for your own meals.
Will all of the speakers be present at the event or will they present over zoom on tv/big screen?
We are hoping to have all speakers in person at Scott’s Mining Conference, but we have learned over the last 18 months that things can change.
Will there be a conference app that we can download?
Yes, there will be a version of an app that will be available inside the members area with instructions.
Who are the speakers this year?
We will be releasing the entire speaker lineup closer to the event.
How many people will be at this Event?
With the current guidelines in place, we plan on having about 1,000 people attending LIVE. Of course, this number is subject to change.
Are we allowed to record audio/video at the event?
No, recording or live streaming of the event is strictly prohibited in most speaker areas. We encourage you to take pictures!
Is there a Facebook Group or Telegram Group for SMC?
There is! There are more details inside of the members area after you purchase your ticket.
Is there an age limit to attend?
There is no age limit to attend. If you are under 18 years old, however, you must attend with your legal guardian.
Can I bring my baby/kids?
We are promoting a family friendly event where your family can enjoy all of the amenities of the Kalahari Resort, but we are asking that your children do not attend the speaker presentations. If you have a unique circumstance and you need to bring your child, please, contact us by September 19 at [email protected] and we will consider your request.
If I come in person will I be guaranteed to sit in the Main/Large Ballroom for speakers?
We intend on making the in person experience amazing for everyone that attends. As things continue to shift and change with Covid, so will configuration for the event. But we plan and hope on everyone being able to see LIVE speakers if they attend in person.
Is there a VIP/Preferred seating area?
There is! If you are hold a VIP ticket, you will be have reserved seating as long as you attend the speaking events on time. We will be filling empty seats if they are available.
Can I purchase a VIP ticket if I already purchased my regular ticket?
Yes! Please, contact us at [email protected] and we will help you with that.
Do you make special accommodations for those with physical limitations?
Yes. Special Early Access is available. Please, reach out to [email protected].
What covid protocols will be in place?
We will follow the State and Hotel Guidelines/Regulations at the time of the event. For the Mega Farm Tour, we will follow their protocols and guidelines, too. More information will be provided as appropriate.
Are you going to be enforcing a mask policy?
We will be following State/City/Hotel guidelines for masks and overall safety. Our ability to host this event will be determined by following the rules and regulations at the time of the event.
Can you tell me what health and safety precautions are going to be in place?
We will continue to analyze and make determination on appropriate precautions.
Masks and hand sanitizer will be available. We will also be adhering to Texas’ and the hotels policies and guidelines that are in place at the time of the event.
Do I need a Vaccine to attend?
If you get sick before the Event (see above).
If you get sick at the Event, we ask that you notify us and do not attend.