When is the conference? The 2019 conference will be held on February 16, 2019 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 name tag. 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.
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 or a credit card? We prefer that you register online. If you do not have a credit card, you may pre-register by mail with a check. Use the form here: 2019 Registration Form
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 exhibitors to those that align with our mission to bring women closer to Christ. 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 23, 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:
Please contact us at [email protected] with any questions or issues.
If you are unable to print your ticket, no worries, we will have a copy of your ticket at the registration table. The benefit of having a printed ticket is that you can go straight into the conference without having to stop in any lines in the lobby. If you’d like us to mail you your ticket please email us at [email protected]