2024 Early Registration is NOW OPEN!


thru 8/30
thru 10/21

Student $425 $470 $530
Early Career $475 $525 $650
Professional, Fellow, Emeritus Member/Fellow $625 $700 $875


BMES Members get the best pricing. Become a member today!
You must become a member before paying for your registration.

thru 8/30
thru 10/21

Student $595 $595 $750
Professional $1,250 $1,250 $1,350

Refunds for registration fees will NOT BE GIVEN to individuals who register at a non-member rate and later join or renew their BMES membership — no exceptions.

  • 4 Days of BMES 2024 Conference (all plenaries and scientific sessions)
  • 4 Days of BMES Exhibit Hall including access to:
    • All Poster Presentations
    • BMES Smart Stage Presentations
    • BMES Platinum Lounge
  • One (1) Admission to the BMES Welcome Reception (Wednesday)
  • One (1) Admission to the BMES Member Appreciation Event (Friday)

Industry Networking Event $15
LGBTQIA+ in BME & Friends Dessert $15
Celebration of Communities of Color in BME Luncheon $25
Gender Equity in BME Luncheon


Ticketed Special Events must be purchased separately. Book early, space is limited and available only on a first-come, first-served basis. 

The second, limited-edition, commemorative BMES Collectors Pin for Baltimore 2024.

Purchase this special keepsake pin to display proudly this year, and at future Annual Meetings. Purchase with your registration for only $20 each.

Pin will be distributed onsite at registration.

#BMES2024 FAQs
Registration is now open. Click here to register as an attendee. If you're interested in being a sponsor or exhibitor, sign up here.
Early-bird registration ends August 30, 2024.
Click here to register now! Select "If your email cannot be located, click here to register as a non-member
There aren’t any additional grant funding opportunities available for this year.
There are five categories of registration:
•    Student (member)
•    Student (non-member)
•    Early Career (member)
•    Professional/Fellow/Emeritus/Emeritus Fellow (member)
•    Professional (non-member)
The Industry Networking Event, LGBTQIA+ Dessert Social (Wednesday evening), Celebration of Communities of Color in BME Luncheon (Thursday), and Gender Equity in BME Luncheons (Friday) can be purchased by adding this onto your registration.
Ticketed events require pre-registration. If you pre-registered and purchased tickets to attend one or more events, it will be noted on your badge.

Q. When will the discounted room block open? 
A. The discounted room block is now open. Deadline to book varies by hotel. To book your hotel room, click here.

Q. Are there any airline discounts available? 
A: Yes, please visit the “hotel & travel” tab on our menu. On that page, you will find discount codes. 

Q: Are there any grants available to cover the cost of hotel/travel?  
A: Unfortunately, there are no travel grants available this year. 

BMES 2024 Cancellation Policy:

Requests for registration or ticketed event cancellation must be received by in writing no later than August 30, 2024. Requests will not be honored after the deadline of August 30, 2024. Registrations and ticketed events purchased after August 31, 2024 are non-refundable.

Phone cancellations will not be accepted, and cancellation requests sent via postal mail, fax, or emailed to any inbox other than will not be reviewed.

All refunds are subject to a $50 cancellation fee. Attendee substitutions are not permitted, and meeting registrations cannot be transferred from one person to another.

Membership dues payments are final and will not be refunded once processed. Refunds for registration fees will not be given to individuals who register at a non-member rate and later join or renew their BMES membership — no exceptions.

Q: How do I reserve a booth or sponsorship?
A: Please visit the "Sponsors & Exhibitors" web page to complete the sponsor and exhibitor rental process for the 2024 BMES Annual Meeting - or contact 

Q: What does my booth include?
A: Each 10x10 includes 2 complimentary full conference registrations, pipe and drape, 1 six-foot draped table, 2 chairs, and a wastebasket.

Q: What are the payment policies for sponsors/exhibitors?
A: In consideration of company’s participation as a sponsor/exhibitor, the participating sponsor/exhibitor shall pay to BMES the total sponsorship fee, which shall be payable (a) a 50% non-refundable deposit by May 31, 2024 and (b) the final non-refundable balance on or before June 28, 2024. For contracts received on or after June 28, 2024, and to the first day of the event, 100% of the fee will be due with the contract. All fees are deemed fully earned by BMES and non-refundable when due unless BMES denies this application, in which case fees already paid will be refunded. Sponsor expressly represents and warrants to BMES that it has the authority to enter into this Agreement and that the person submitting this Agreement is authorized by the company to execute this Agreement and bind the company to the terms set forth herein this Agreement.

Q: What payment types do you accept?
A: We accept all major credit/debit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express), as well as ACH/Bank Transfers. For payment questions, contact us at 

Q: How can I get a copy of my booth/sponsorship receipt?
A: Your receipt is available from your invoice link. If you're unable to locate that link, please contact

Q: If I am a sponsor or exhibitor, am I automatically registered for the conference?
A: NO. Exhibitors and Booth Staff will not be automatically registered for the conference. 

Registration for ALL attending parties (e.g., staff and organization reps or third-party contractors) is required for admittance to the meeting and must be taken care of separately from your booth reservation.

Your main point of the contact will receive an email notification from containing a link to register and complete registration for the complimentary registrations or to purchase additional registrations.

Q: Can I bring extra booth staff in excess of my comp allotment?
A: Yes, but anyone working or visiting your booth must register for the conference to gain access to the exhibit hall. You can purchase additional registrations that exceed your comp allotment at the appropriate rate based on the attendee's member type, or you can purchase exhibit hall-only passes during the complimentary exhibitor registration process.

Q: How do I order booth furnishings and electrical?
A: Your main point of contact will receive an email from our partners, AGS, with your university's exhibitor kit credentials. The email will come from, so be sure to double-check your spam folder every so often in case your server flags it as spam.  You can also access the exhibitor services kit via the BMES exhibitor portal. Need your login information, contact 

Questions? Contact
Please allow up to 48 hours for a response.