Please scroll to the bottom of the page for registration system questions/issues.
When is the conference? The 2018 conference will be held on February 17, 2018 from 8 am to 4:30 pm at the Ohio Expo Center Cardinal Hall Building – 717 E. 17th Ave. Columbus, OH 43211.
How do I get to the Cardinal Building? Click here for directions.
Can I attend this event if I am not Catholic? Yes, we welcome women of all faiths.
Where is my ticket? If you successfully registered online, your ticket will have been available to print. Please bring it with you to the conference. It is your admission ticket and also your nametag. If you registered by mail and included an email address, it will be emailed to you. If you do not provide an email, you will be able to collect your ticket at the registration desk the day of the conference.
HELP!! I can’t print my ticket! Now what? We first recommend that you forward your email confirmation to a friend or relative to see if they can print for you. If you are unable to print, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We will have a print out of all the tickets the day of the conference and you can receive by stopping at the registration desk the day of the conference.
Who can I contact with questions? Call 614-398-CCWC (2292)
Is my registration fee refundable if I am unable to attend? No, registration fees are not refundable. However they are transferable. You may change your ticket information at any time by clicking “manage ticket purchase” on the confirmation email you received.
Is this event diocesan wide? Yes, the conference is for all women in the Columbus Diocese and even to those who live outside of our diocese.
What will be served for lunch? What if I have dietary restrictions? A catered box lunch will be provided. A vegetarian meal and gluten free lunch will be offered. Please be sure to indicate your menu choice when you register. If you have any specific diet requests, please email us at [email protected]
Will there be low gluten hosts available for mass? Yes, YOU MUST INDICATE YOU WOULD LIKE A LOW GLUTEN HOST WITH YOUR MEAL CHOICE. Please notify an usher if you would like a low gluten host before mass. Directions will be given prior to mass where the low gluten communion station will be. For more information on low gluten hosts and celiac disease, read this article from the USCCB on A Short Introduction to Holy Communion and Celiac Sprue Disease
Low gluten hosts are provided by the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration. For more information on the gluten content of the low gluten hosts that will be provided at mass, click here.
Can I buy a ticket at the door? For planning purposes we strongly encourage you to pre-register, but you can walk-in the day if the conference for $45.
How can I buy a ticket without using the internet? We prefer that you register online. If you do not have a credit card, you may register by mail. Brochures will be available at your parish for paper registration.
What kind of vendors will be at the conference?
Due to the focus of the conference, as well as physical limitations, we are limiting the vendors to those with Catholic products or services only. Some vendors may not accept credit cards, so please plan accordingly.
Can I receive Catechist Certification Enrichment hours for attending the conference? Yes! Use the usual Process, 11.9A form and you will receive 3 hours of enrichment upon receipt by the Office of Religious Education and Catechesis.
Is there a Columbus Catholic Men’s Conference? The Annual Columbus Catholic Men’s Conference – will be held February 25, 2016 at the Cardinal Building, Ohio Expo Center 717 E. 17th Ave, Columbus Ohio 43211. The day begins with adoration at 6:00 a.m., registration / breakfast/ fellowship at 7:00 a.m., and conference 8:00 a.m., and ends around 2:45 p.m.
Registration system questions and issues:
1. While trying to submit payment you receive and error asking for correct discount code.
Some browsers will automatically populate fields, like name, address, etc. we are currently having an issue where the coupon code gets automatically populated when submitting payment. If you get the above error, backspace/delete everything in the coupon code field and hit FINISH again. The system shouldn’t make you enter your credit card info a second time.
2. The system says you are already registered, and you are not.
If you are registering a guest, please follow the directions in number 3.
If you are registering yourself, it may be that you are using a family email or one you share with your spouse. Our registration system can only recognize one registrant per email. You can either register as a guest on the registration of the person in your family that has already registered, or use a different email to register.
3. You are unable to register another guest.
If you wish to add someone later to your group, you can go to this link:
Enter your email and confirmation number from your confirmation email. Then choose OK. Next click on the MODIFY button.
Under your name on the next screen will be ADD A GUEST. Use this button to add additional guests.
4. How do I print out my name badge?
At the end of a successful registration you will be directed to a confirmation page.
Choose the PRINTABLE NAME BADGE button to print out your name badge (see below).
You can return to this confirmation page anytime by using this link:
Or by going to the home registration page and choosing “Already Registered”