Conference Policies


The 2016 GCN Conference is a private event hosted by The Gay Christian Network (“GCN”)
at Hilton Americas and/or George R. Brown Convention Center and/or other venues
(“Venue”). All individuals attending GCNconf are solely responsible for any costs, risks,
or injuries incurred as a result of traveling to or from or attending GCNconf. 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 GCNconf, 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 GCNconf. By accepting
this disclaimer to register for GCNconf, attendees indemnify and hold GCN harmless from
any and all claims resulting from their traveling to and from and attending GCNconf.
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 applicable
refund processing fees, before Dec 01, 2015. For any cancellations on or after this date,
unused registration fees will become part of the GCNconf and/or scholarship funds at
GCN’s sole discretion. All refund requests must be made by emailing
or calling GCN at (919) 786-0000, 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 viewing your order online, by contacting the GCN office at, or by calling (919) 786-0000. After Dec 01, 2015, an additional fee
of $10 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 (919) 786-0000, 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.