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How to Register

Register for RWA2019

  1. Click the registration link
  2. Sign in or create an account (if you have not participated in RWA events, membership or product purchasing before).
    1. Have an account but don’t know your login information? Click the Forgot username or Forgot password link.
    2. If you’re currently logged in but do not see a place to enter your badge information, refresh that page until the fields display.
  3. Fill in the Badge First Line field with the name you want on your conference badge.
  4. Proceed through the rest of the fields on the page and click Next.
  5. Click the Register Myself Button.
  6. Then, click Add next to the item(s) you want to add to your registration like conference recordings, volunteer opportunities, etc. (Literacy Autographing registration is a separate event; a link to sign up is included in the RWA2019 registration confirmation email.)
  7. Proceed to check out and click Submit Order. If your payment does not appear to go through or if there is an error, do not attempt to reprocess the payment, as duplicate payments may occur. Call us at 832-717-5200, Ext. 132, if it appears your payment did not process.

Registration Rates

Registration Dates Member Non-Member RWA Industry Professional  Author Assistant or Blogger
Early Registration February 5 – April 17 $499 $574 $275  $275
Regular Registration April 18 – June 26  $549 $624  $275  $275
Late Registration  June 27 – July 27   $649 $724  $375  $375


Registration includes:
  • Golden Heart Awards Luncheon
  • Keynote Breakfast
  • RITA Awards Ceremony
  • Workshops
  • And more!

Hotel reservations are separate; a link to reserve a hotel room is included in the RWA2019 registration confirmation email.

View available scholarships for RWA2019

Read the registration and hotel cancellation policies

Info on how qualifying professionals can participate in RWA2019


Note: Any person participating in or attending any RWA conference event must be registered for the conference. Individuals who violate this provision shall be billed for the full late conference fee, plus a 50% penalty. Exceptions to this policy are: (1) RWA members may attend the Literacy Autographing as members of the general public, (2) The AGM shall be open to all members, and (3) RWA members not otherwise attending the conference may purchase a ticket to the Awards Ceremony if they are current-year RITA or Golden Heart finalists. (4) If space permits, current-year RITA or Golden Heart finalists may purchase one guest ticket to the Awards Ceremony for use by anyone, including an RWA member who is not registered for the conference.

Registrations are non-transferable.