Gateway to Publishing Conference and Convention

June 15-17, 2018

Renaissance Hotel in St. Louis, MO

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Register at the Conference!
Come to the Registration Desk in the Author Hall!

There are still Pitch Sessions and Master Class spots open!
To register for the 2018 Gateway to Publishing Conference and Convention please follow the link to Eventbrite and complete the registration process. The rates for Gateway Con are explained below, if you have any questions please feel free to contact us. The Book Fair is free to attend, there will be no charge to the public. It will be heavily advertised through various media and it is our hope that large crowds attend. We are looking forward to this exciting event and can’t wait for you to join us.
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Author Hall Rates

SLWG Members $125

Affiliated Organizations $145

Regular Registration $175

One of the Limited number of Corner Tables, add $100


*Note there are a limited number of tables and they will go on a first come first serve basis. 
  As many as three authors may share one table. 

Author Hall Registration Includes...

  • With Table – Six-foot rectangular table and two chairs. Comes with tablecloth and skirt.
  • With a Corner Table – Two six-foot rectangular tables and three chairs
  • Gala Luncheon on Saturday with Keynote Speaker. One ticket, additional tickets can be purchased for $40
  • Name listed in the Program and on the website before the event
  • Sign up for a Reading Slot on Friday or Saturday Night
  • Full Access to the Book Fair, book signings, and reader panels. Plus, an invitation to the Book Party, Documentary Film Premiere and Genre Talk Cocktail Party.
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Scroll down for even more perks for those who stay at the hotel!
Hotel Room Rates and VIP Package

Book at least TWO nights at the Renaissance Hotel during Gateway Con and receive…

  • Invitation to the Gala Luncheon on Saturday afternoon (Can be used by a spouse/assistant if already registered. No need for a second ticket.)
  • Drink ticket for the Book Party on Friday Night
  • The Scribe 2015 – A print copy of the end of the year collection for St. Louis Writer’s Guild’s Literary Magazine
  • Raffle Tickets – One Grand Prize Raffle Ticket and one regular raffle ticket.
  • Free Wifi and Free Parking
  • Discount on the Master Classes at Gateway Con (save $10)
  • Writing desk in the room, and a private getaway at a luxury hotel.
  • Access to the pool and other hotel amenities 
Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel

Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel

(includes free parking)


Start date: 6/14/18, End date: 6/17/18

Last day to book: 6/8/18


Marriott hotels special group rate:

$112.00 USD  per night

Having trouble booking your room?
We want to know... please email SLWG
at President @ stlwritersguild(.)org

You can call to make reservations but be certain to mention Gateway Con to get the conference rate!
Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel (314) 429-1100
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Author Hall at 
Gateway to Publishing Conference & Convention 
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