Conference Policies


GCN Conference is a private event hosted by The Gay Christian Network (“GCN”) at David L. Lawrence Convention Center and/or other venues (“Venue”). All individuals attending GCN Conference are solely responsible for any costs, risks, or injuries incurred as a result of traveling to or from or attending GCN Conference. GCN reserves the right to refuse admittance to any individual for any reason. Should GCN refuse admittance because it has determined at its sole discretion that an individual may cause or has caused a disturbance to GCN Conference, GCN will not be responsible for refunding any monies or costs incurred by the individual. GCN makes no representation or warranty as to the views expressed by individuals attending GCN Conference. By accepting this disclaimer to register for GCN Conference, attendees indemnify and hold GCN harmless from any and all claims resulting from their traveling to and from and attending GCN Conference. Attendees further recognize that the Venue reserves the right to remove any attendees for conduct deemed offensive, illegal, or in violation of their posted house rules. Attendees are solely responsible for familiarizing themselves with the Venue’s rules and observing them. If the Venue removes an attendee for any reason, GCN shall not be liable for a refund of any monies or costs incurred.

Refund Policy

Refunds will be issued only for GCN Conference tickets and selections, minus an applicable refund processing fee not to exceed $25.00 per ticket, before December 2, 2016. For any cancellations on or after this date, unused registration fees will become part of the GCN Conference operating and/or scholarship funds at GCN’s sole discretion. All refund requests must be made by emailing or calling GCN at (800) 268-3688, Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern time. Refunds will only be made back to the credit card used in the original transaction.

Substitution Policy

Substitutions are permitted by contacting the GCN office at or by calling (800) 268-3688. Starting December 2, 2016, an additional fee of $10.00 will be charged for registration substitutions.

Sale Policy and Price Changes

Occasionally we may offer limited-time sales or discounts on registration pricing. If you registered within 48 hours before the start of a sale, we will be happy to refund the difference in price for GCN Conference tickets only. All refund requests must be made by emailing or calling GCN at (800) 268-3688, Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern time.

International Attendees

All international visitors should check and confirm current visa requirements to enter the United States with the nearest Consulate in your own country prior to departure. You should also check with your country’s embassy on any travel related restrictions or advisories that may be in place. GCN cannot be held responsible for travelers that do not confirm their visa requirements or obtain the appropriate paperwork to travel to the GCN Conference.

For more information regarding international attendance, including requesting letters of invitation, click here.