Registration Policies

Please be sure to read the Registration Policies before completing your registration.

Student Registration

The Student Rate is available to students who are current SMS members. If you are a student but not a current member, we invite you to join SMS to be eligible for this reduced rate. Do the math and get started by clicking here.


Fee Structure

SMS follows a simplified registration fee structure. 

Presenters will pay the lowest fee by registering by the author confirmation deadline of January 14. There is not a line item reduction for contributors. 

SMS Members enjoy a reduction in registration fees. To learn more about SMS membership, please click here.   


SMS Berkeley: Registration Fees and Virtual Opportunities

We are grateful for our community’s support and their desire to attend the SMS Special Conference in Berkeley. We appreciate your patience as we explored options for moving forward. Due to the circumstances of the cancellation, we are offering registered participants credit and refund options. For full details and information on how to communicate your desired option, please select the below button or visit:

As we all learn to adapt to the challenges presented by our current health crisis, we are working to create opportunities to bring the SMS Special Conference in Berkeley to you in different virtual formats. We will share these opportunities by email and you can also check this website for updates and a schedule of these engagements, which we anticipate will be spread out over several weeks this spring.  

We hope you can join us for one or more of these virtual activities! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the SMS Executive Office at 

Last Updated: March 27, 2020 at 11:30am CDT


Registration Fee includes:

  • Access to All Conference Sessions
  • Evening Networking and Social Events 
  • Lunches on Friday and Saturday 

Please be sure to read the Registration Policies before completing your registration. 

Registration Fees for Special Conference in Berkeley

November 20 - January 14 January 15 - March 2 March 3- Onsite
Member* US$ 525 US$ 625 US$ 725
Student Member* US$ 400 US$ 500 US$ 600
Non-Member US$ 625 US$ 725 US$ 825

Not an SMS Member?

Along with many other benefits, SMS members receive a reduction on their conference registration fees. Member reductions apply during the calendar year of active membership.

Membership is open to all individuals actively involved in the field of strategic management. 

  • Regular-Membership Dues:US$ 160 for 2020
  • Student- Membership Dues: US$ 80 for 2020

If you're not already a member, you are welcome to learn more or join now by clicking below! 

*Member rates are available only to members of the current calendar year.  If you have any questions, please reach out to the SMS Executive Office at