Attendee FAQs


Have a question about registration or conference activities? We can help! Below we have answered some of the most Frequently Asked Questions about attending the Annual Meeting of the SME Arizona Conference.

REGISTRATION OPENS September 7, 2021.

You can register online by visiting Register. Attendee registration opens September 7, 2021. For additional questions regarding registration for the 2021 Annual Meeting of the SME Arizona Conference, please contact SME Customer Service at or 303.948.4200. To receive advanced registration rates, SME must receive your registration form and payment by November 1, 2021. After November 1, 2021, on-site registration fees apply.

Please send all receipt inquiries to or contact SME customer service at 303.948.4200.
All badges and conference related materials will be distributed onsite at the registration desk located at JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa.
Conference registration includes access to all of the technical sessions and one ticket to the luncheon on December 6, 2021. You can purchase additional tickets for your guest(s). Students are welcome to attend the conference free of charge, but they must register for the conference. Student registration does not include the luncheon, but students can purchase tickets to the luncheon at a discounted rate.
Your registration allows you access to all technical sessions.
On-site registration will open on Sunday, December 5, 2021 at 12:00pm, in the Arizona Ballroom Foyer at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa.
A guest is welcome to attend the luncheon with a purchase of a guest registration. A guest registration includes 1 ticket to the luncheon and 1 drink ticket for the reception.
Please check back often for more information on registering for the Annual Diggers and Duffers Golf Tournament.
All changes to an attendee record must be submitted in writing to
If circumstances require you to cancel your 2021 Annual Meeting of the SME Arizona Conference registration, you must do so in writing. Written notice must be sent to or by mail to SME Arizona Conference Registration, c/o SME, 12999 E. Adam Aircraft Circle, Englewood, CO 80112. Cancellations received by November 8, 2021 will receive a refund, less a processing fee of 50% of the registration cost. There are no refunds for no-shows and cancellations postmarked after November 8, 2021. Substitutions will be accepted in writing at no charge until November 8, 2021. After November 8, 2021, a $25 fee will be charged for substitutions. NO REFUNDS for Registration will be issued after the November 8, 2021 deadline.

Registrants are responsible for cancellation of their own hotel accommodations.
SME and the Mining Foundation of the Southwest (MFSW) have secured a block of rooms at the special rate of $146 plus tax and $7.50 resort fee per night. Reservations must be made by November 12, 2021, and are based on availability. Reservations can be made by contacting JW Marriott Group Reservations at 877-622-3140. To make reservations online, visit Hotel & Venue.
If you have additional questions, please contact SME customer service at or 303.948.4200 or 1.800.763.3132 (US Only).