Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to have Paypal to make a purchase?

No. When you get to the Paypal Login Screen, on the right side at the bottom of the page, you will see “Pay with Debit or Credit Card.” Click there and you will be able to enter your credit/debit card of choice. No Paypal is Necessary!

What does the ticket price include?

 

WEEKEND PASS ($225 • Single / $385 • Couple)

The Full Weekend Pass Includes:

  • Over 50 Lectures
  • 8 panels
  • Thursday Night Attendee Gathering
  • Friday Night Speaker Meet and Greet
  • Saturday Night Special Event
  • Saturday Special Night Watch and CE5 Event
  • Cosmic Cafe Experiencers Gatherings
  • Films Under the Stars and much more!

GALACTIC PASS (COMING SOON)

The GALACTIC Pass includes all the above PLUS:

  • ALL Workshops
  • ALL Intensives
  • George Noory Luncheon (MUST BE RESERVED 90 DAYS IN ADVANCE)
  • Speaker Banquet and Awards Ceremony (MUST BE RESERVED 90 DAYS IN ADVANCE)
  • Thursday Giant Rock Tour
  • Thursday Off-Site Integratron Sound Bath
  • 2x Night Vision

INTERSTELLAR PASS (COMING SOON)

The INTERSTELLAR Pass includes all the above PLUS:

  • ALL DAILY Meals from Friday through Monday

Do I have to purchase a weekend pass in order to purchase a workshop and/or intensive?

You must purchase a full pass in order to purchase a workshop and/or intensive. A weekend pass is required to come on-site.

What are the differences between lectures, workshops and intensives?

All lectures run between 1-1.5 hours in length. All workshops run between 1.5 hours and 2 hours in length, and all intensives run at least 3 hours. Each presentation is on a separate subject.

What are the conference start and end times?

The conference starts on Friday, May 29 at 8:30AM and ends on Sunday, May 31, 2019 at 11PM. Pre-conference events are Thursday, May 28. Post-conference intensives run from 9AM to 6:30PM on Monday, June 1, 2019.

How do I get my ticket purchases? Will they be mailed to me?

All purchases will be available for pick-up at Registration. Registration begins on Thursday, May 28 at 9am.

What do I need to bring to the conference?

We have a comprehensive list of items for you to bring to the conference. Click here to view.

What about parking?

Parking for non-guests is $5 for attendees. They ONLY accept cash, so make sure you bring a little with you.

What is the venue address and telephone reservation number?

The venue address to the hotel is:

The Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa

44-400 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells, CA 92210

You can access and make reservations by clicking here or call: 1 (800) 446-9875
Please be sure to mention CONTACT in the DESERT to obtain discount rate.
You can find directions and links to maps by clicking here.

What are the closest airports?

Palm Springs International – 20-30 mins away from the Renaissance Indian Wells
Ontario International Airport – 1 hr 15 mins away from the Renaissance Indian Wells
Los Angeles International Airport – 2.5-3 hours away from the Renaissance Indian Wells
John Wayne International Airport – 1.5-2 hours away from the Renaissance Indian Wells
You can find directions and links to maps by clicking here.

How do I become a vendor at the conference?

You can fill out the initial application by clicking here. Please feel free to also email Crystal Fonoti at crystal@contactinthedesert.com.

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