Natural Gas Forum 2020

November 9-11, 2020 | San Antonio, TX | Westin Riverwalk


Registration Types and Fees

In Person + Virtual Access: Your Conference Registration includes IN PERSON access to all Sessions, Keynote Lunch, Networking Breakfasts & Breaks, and Cocktail Receptions as well as a copy of the Conference Program, PLUS you will have VIRTUAL ACCESS to the presentations. Optional Networking Activities are available at an additional cost.

Virtual Access Only: Your Virtual Access Registration will include Virtual Access to the Conference only.

NOTE:  
*  Early Bird and Promotional Discounts are available for ONLY for “STANDARD – In Person + Virtual Access” registrations.  
*  Credit Certificates can be redeemed for “In Person + Virtual Access” only.
*  All fees are in U.S. Funds. 


Standard Registration  
Regular paid attendees. All attendees not qualifying for specific categories below.
     In Person + Virtual Access Conference Registration – $1495.00                
     Add Optional Networking Activities – $195.00
     Virtual Access Only – $595.00

Sponsor Registration 
Attendees from companies entering into specific sponsorship agreements with the Natural Gas Forum. 
     In Person + Virtual Access Conference Registration – $1495.00           
     Add Optional Networking Activities – $195.00
     Virtual Access Only – $595.00

Government Registration
Full-time employees of accredited federal, state and local government departments and agencies, including regulating entities, receive a 50% discount on their conference registration fee, courtesy of the Natural Gas Forum Sponsors.  
     In Person + Virtual Access Conference Registration – $750.00 
     Add Optional Networking Activities – $195.00
     Virtual Access Only – $595.00

Press Registration 
Members of the Press or Journalists who are reporting on the Forum. To request a free press pass, go to Qualifications for details.
      In Person + Virtual Access Conference Registration
 – $995.00                
     Add Optional Networking Activities – $195.00
     Virtual Access Only – $595.00

Energy Merchant Facility Operators (Gas Buyers)
Gas Buyers employed by Non-Regulated Merchant Energy Facility Operators that buy gas to convert to other forms of energy for re-sale for profit (e.g. merchant power generation, LNG, CNG) receive a 50% discount on their conference registration fee, courtesy of the Natural Gas Forum Sponsors. Click here for Qualifications.
     In Person + Virtual Access Conference Registration – $750.00           
     Add Optional Networking Activities – $195.00
     Virtual Access Only – $595.00

Gas Buyer – Regulated Utility & End Users Only 
(Limited to a maximum of 3 free pass per company)
Only Gas Buyers from Regulated Utilities and End Users qualify to register at NO CHARGE for the conference and optional networking activities, courtesy of the Natural Gas Forum Sponsors. Click here for Qualifications.
     In Person + Virtual Access Conference Registration – No Charge
     Add Optional Networking Activities – No Charge        
     Virtual Access Only – No Charge

QUALIFICATIONS FOR DISCOUNTS
Early Bird and Promotional Discounts apply to STANDARD registrations only.

Government Departments & Agencies – 50% Discount ($750)
Full-time employees of accredited federal, state and local government departments and agencies, including regulating entities, receive a 50% discount on their conference registration fee, courtesy of the LDC Gas Forum Sponsors. The cost of the optional networking activities will be $195.00. No other discounts apply.

Press Pass Qualifications – No Charge To qualify for a Press Pass, you must be a reporter for a Publication or News Source and attend the event with the purpose of covering the Forums in an article or story. In return for your Press Pass, we ask that you forward copies or links to the articles you write to the Director of the LDC Gas Forum, allowing the Forum to use the articles for additional marketing efforts. To obtain a Press Pass, please email your request and qualifications for approval and a discount code.  

GAS BUYER DISCOUNTS:

Gas Buyers – Regulated Utilities & End Users Only – No Charge 
(Limited to a maximum of 3 free passes per company)           
Only Gas Buyers from Regulated Utilities and End Users qualify to register at no charge for the LDC Gas Forums. They will receive free attendance for the conference and optional networking activities, thanks to the generosity of the Sponsors of the LDC Gas Forums. (See below for Qualifications)                                                                                                                                                                                                

Additional qualification for NO CHARGE attendance:
—    Your role must be as a full time gas buyer and be responsible for buying natural gas for YOUR facility’s internal consumption only – not also involved in buying/selling gas for resale to 3rd parties.
—    Gas Buyers who attend at no charge are guests of the Sponsors of the LDC Gas Forums. If any portion of you or your company’s responsibilities put you in DIRECT COMPETITION with the Forum Sponsors, you DO NOT QUALIFY for attendance at no charge.

Energy Merchant Facility Operator (Gas Buyer) — 50% DISCOUNT ($750) Operators of non-regulated merchant energy facilities that buy gas to convert to other forms of energy for re-sale for profit (e.g. merchant power generation, LNG, CNG). Full time Gas Buyers for these facilities receive a 50% discount on their conference registration fee, courtesy of the LDC Gas Forums Sponsors.The cost of the optional networking activities will be $195.00. No other discounts apply. (See below for Qualifications)

All Others … No Discount: All other gas purchasers and company types, including but not limited to those listed below, will pay the Standard Registration fee and optional networking activity fee, and qualify for Early Bird or other promotional discounts.

Discount Qualification Schedule:

Gas Buyers – Regulated Utilities & End Users Only – Attend at No Charge (Limited to a maximum of 3 free passes per company)                                                                                                                                                                                             

Regulated LDCs – Gas Utilities                                                                                           
Regulated Municipal Gas (Muni) Utilities                                                                                     
Regulated Gas Co-op
Full-time gas buying personnel from Regulated Utilities that distribute gas to end users (industrial, commercial, residential)
Regulated Electric Utility Full-time gas buying personnel from Regulated Utilities that buy gas to generate electricity to distribute to end users (industrial, commercial, residential) 
Industrial – Process                                                                                                                      
Industrial – Heat 
Full-time gas buying personnel from Entities that buy gas for their manufacturing process and/or facilities; may buy from LDC or direct

Energy Merchant Facility Operators (Gas Buyers) – Attend at a 50% Discounted Rate

Non-Regulated Power Generators (Merchant/IPP) Full-time gas buying personnel employed by non-regulated merchant energy facility operators that buy gas to generate electricity to re-sale, for profit
LNG Full-time gas buying personnel employed by non-regulated merchant LNG facility operators that buy gas to liquefy into LNG to re-sale, for profit
CNG Full-time gas buying personnel employed by non-regulated merchant CNG facility operators that buy gas to compress in CNG to re-sale, for profit

All Others – Attend at Standard Price

Gas Marketers Entities that acquire gas supply for re-sale to end users and other 3rd parties – incl. LDCs
Utility Marketing Affiliates Affiliates of utilities that acquire gas supply for re-sale to end users and other 3rd parties – incl. LDCs
Retailers Entities that sell gas (commodity only) to end users on deregulated LDCs systems
Energy Management Entities that provide services (for free) to LDCs & End Users re: gas purchasing; optimization, etc.
LDC Buying Consortium  Entities that represent LDCs who have outsourced their purchasing fuction on a full-time, exclusive, dedicated basis
Utility Purchasing Agent Entities who periodically act as an agent for LDC purchasing; not exclusive; not permanent
Analysts Entities that provide analytical consulting services (for free)
Consultants (Economic) Entities that provide services (for a fee) to LDCs & End Users re: gas purchasing; optimization, etc
Government Regulators; government entities
Suppliers Suppliers to the oil & gas industry – e.g. engineering, construction, materials, services
All Others All other entities that do not fit into the above criteria
Sponsors (See SPONSOR Registration Type)
Government (See GOVERNMENT Registration Type)

The LDC Gas Forums reserve the right, at its sole discretion, to limit the number of Gas Buyers per company attending at no charge or other discounted rates, and to deny no-charge or discounted registration to anyone not meeting the above criteria.

Have questions about your elgibility? Contact Christy Coleman at christyc@tradefairgroup.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Click here to REGISTER for the conference.


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