Primary Registration Type Registration fees until May 23 Registration fees after May 23
Legislator $400 $450
Legislative Staff $400 $450
Public Sector $500 $550
CALS/SAGE Alumnus No Fee No Fee
SLC/CSG Officer No Fee No Fee
2021 Annual Meeting Contributor  No Fee No Fee

CSG Associate (SLC Designee)

CSG National Leadership Circle

No Fee
(one complimentary registration per member)
No Fee
(one complimentary registration per member)
Additional CSG Associate $750 $900
Private Sector/All Others $1,000 $1,200
Spouses and Guests Registration fees until May 23 Registration fees after May 23
Legislative Spouse (includes spouses of legislative staff) No Fee No Fee
All Other Guests 18 and Older  $100 per guest $125 per guest
Children and youth aged 6-17 No Fee No Fee

Based on contribution level and subject to verification by the SLC.

Primary participants may not register colleagues as guests. A maximum of two non-family adult guests are permitted per each primary registrant. Children 5 and under do not need to be registered.

Important Dates

May 23
  • Last day for discounted registration rates
  • Last day to secure hotel reservations
June 18
  • Last day to submit a proposed policy position
June 20
  • Last day for online Annual Meeting registration
  • Last day to cancel registration without incurring administrative charges
July 10
  • Meeting convenes
  • On-site registration opens
July 14
  • Departures

Registration policies

  • Registrations must be submitted online.
  • Discounted registration rates apply until May 23.
  • Online registration is available until June 20. After June 20, all registrations are handled on-site.
  • On-site registration opens at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 10.


  • Payment of registration fees for all meeting participants, except legislators and legislative staff, must be submitted with your registration.
  • Registration fees are non-transferable.


  • Registration cancellations must be submitted online by June 20.
  • Registration fees for cancellations submitted before May 23 will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations submitted after May 23 but before June 20 will be charged an administrative fee of $100.
  • Cancellations submitted after June 20 and no-shows are not eligible for a refund.

Housing policies

Hotel reservations
  • You are responsible for making your hotel reservations.
  • To reserve a hotel room, you must first register for the meeting. Upon registration, a link to access discounted hotel rates will be emailed to you.
  • Telephone reservations are not accepted.
  • Rooms are available at a discounted rate on a first-come, first-serve basis until May 23, or until sold out.
  • The SLC cannot guarantee hotel accommodations.
  • A deposit of one night’s stay plus taxes may be assessed for all reservations at the time of booking.
Reservation modifications/cancellations
  • The SLC is not responsible for providing hotel confirmations. Please contact the hotel directly for your confirmation number.
  • Cancellations of hotel reservations must be handled directly with your hotel. Please refer to your hotel reservation for information on their cancellation policies to secure a refund of your deposit.
Additional housing policies
  • Guests with reservations at the Conference hotel, but not registered for the SLC annual meeting by May 23, will be charged the prevailing hotel rate for the length of their stay.
  • The SLC cannot block rooms in the Conference hotel for states or other organizations.

General guidelines

  • All programs and events, unless otherwise noted, will be at the Grand Hyatt Nashville.
  • All publicized SLC sessions and events are open to all registrants regardless of formal committee appointments or affiliations.
  • The Council of State Governments advocates responsible consumption of alcohol and use of designated drivers by all participants at CSG functions.

Policy positions

  • SLC Rules require that all proposed policy positions be submitted 21 calendar days in advance of the Annual Meeting.
  • Proposed policy positions must be received in the Atlanta office by June 18.


  • Attire for committee meetings is casual or business casual.
  • Attire for family and guest activities is casual unless otherwise indicated.
  • Attire for the State Dinner – intended for guests age 18 and older – is business formal.