Can I attend an Institute class without registering?
Only Institute registrants may attend classes. Spouses and children of PTG members may register to attend classes at the member rate.

Can I visit the exhibit hall without registering for the convention?
Free exhibit hall passes are available for guests of those registered for the convention. You can add exhibit hall guests at convention.ptg.org when registering or on the registration form at the back of this book.

Can I register for only one or two days of classes?
There are two convention registration options: one that includes all 4 days of classes and a special Weekend Pass good for all day Friday and Saturday.

Can I register for special classes on-site?
If there are spaces available for any of the classes requiring pre-registration, you are welcome to sign up when you pick up your packet. These classes fill up fast so you are encouraged to register as early as possible.

Do I need to pre-register for Institute classes?
No, most of the classes are included in your registration fee and you can set your own schedule. However, some classes have limited enrollment and/or may require an additional fee. Those are marked on the registration form.

Are the RPT Exams offered during the convention?

All three of the RPT exams can be taken during the convention. Go to convention.ptg.org and click on the exams link for more information. You will need to complete and return the RPT Exam Application form. It is available for download at convention.ptg.org. You can pay exam fees when you register. You will be contacted to schedule your exam(s) after your form is received.

Can I tape classes or any of the convention functions?
Audio or videotaping of convention functions is prohibited without the express written permission of the PTG Executive Director. Any taping of classes must also be approved by the instructor.

Can anyone attend the Saturday night Golden Hammer Banquet?
Yes. Purchase additional Golden Hammer Banquet tickets. Tickets must be purchased by noon on Wednesday. One banquet ticket is included with each Full Pass registration.

Can anyone attend the evening events and non-class activities?
Concert and reception admittance is free and open to anyone unless otherwise noted. Tours are available to anyone, but do require an extra fee. Events that are invitation-only are indicated on the schedule.