Register today for Socialism 2017!

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Tickets for Socialism 2017 can be purchased by visiting our registration page at


Ticket Prices and Donations

We have the following ticket options for Socialism 20017:

Full Conference — Early Bird Rate (Register before May 15th) — $85

Full Conference — Student Discount — $50

Full Conference — Normal Rate (After May 15th) —  $100

Full Conference — Solidarity Rate — $150

Single Day — $40

Single Session — $10

We are offering a 50% discount off registration for students who attend this year’s conference.

Offering free, on-site childcare for a four-day conference of 1,500 people is an enormous undertaking for a project of our size. To support our operation, we ask all conference attendees who can to contribute a donation to help fund the operation. We also ask that anyone who uses post-session, evening childcare on nights it is offered to contribute extra to the fund.


Students: You can be the bridge to Socialism 2017 at your school!

We need your help to build this conference: The world is in crisis and the number of youth and students looking for socialist politics and lasting organization has never been greater. Millions have demonstrated in defense of women’s rights, refugees, immigrants, and Muslims over the last month alone. To get as many of you to the conference as possible, we are offering you 50% off registration.

You are not the only one: If you plaster your campus with posters and brochures for Socialism 2017 and help sign students up for our announcements mailing list, you will find other students who think that a socialist movement that stands against war, tyranny, oppression, and exploitation is the main thing this country needs. Don’t hesitate!—email us today to get the materials you need to organize and get answers about how to build at your school:


Frequently Asked Questions about Registration

To register, please visit this page.

For information about your stay in Chicago aside from registration, please visit our conference Logistics page.

The annual Socialism Conference offers free, on-site childcare for children aged 6 months to 13 years to all conference attendees who purchase a conference ticket and inform us of their childcare needs by the childcare registration deadline. We make this a priority so that all parents can attend and fully participate in the conference knowing their children are enjoying themselves as well. Childcare staff offer a range of engaging and fun activities for children of all ages.

You can register for childcare at the same time as you register for the conference. During registration you will be asked to note whether you will need childcare during the course of the conference, how many children you will need it for and on which days, as well as information about them (their names names, ages, and any special needs). Please note the conference schedule on our Logistics page and monitor it for any updates. While we offer free childcare during the course of each day’s sessions, we do not offer it in the evenings after conference sessions have concluded.

The deadline for childcare this year is midnight (CST) on Monday, June 5. Because we need adequate time to coordinate childcare and determine how many staff members we’ll need, we will not be able to accept any requests for childcare after this deadline. We will not consider any exceptions to this policy.

Please note that housing is not included as part of conference registration. Please use this link to book rooms at the hotel at a discounted rate of $105 per night:

The discount hotel room rate expires on June 15th. If you would like to stay at the hotel please book your room as early as possible, as rooms may fill up earlier than that date and will increase in price after it passes

The deadline for early-bird registration is May 15th. After May 15th conference tickets will increase to the full price.

Online registration for the conference will close at midnight on June 25th. Any attendee who does not register by June 25th will be able to do so on-site at our registration desk at the Hyatt throughout the course of the conference.

All registrations must be processed through our website and on-site at the conference. We do not accept registrations over the phone or through mail.

For more information about Socialism 2017, please visit our conference Logistics page. If you have any further questions please contact us at