Garden State Exhibit Center, Somerset, NJ


Ann Lewis 
Catholic Writers Guild 


Wednesday July 22, 2015 at 9:00 AM EDT
Friday July 24, 2015 at 1:00 PM EDT

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Garden State Exhibit Center 
50 Atrium Drive
Somerset NJ, NJ 08873

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The conference hotel is the DoubleTree Hotel, which is adjoined to the exhibit center. It is, at present, fully-booked.. You can all the DoubleTree at 1-732-469-2600 to see if openings occur in the Catholic Marketing Network room block (rate of $125). In the meantime, the overflow hotel is the Holiday Inn Somerset. 195 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ.  08873   The Holiday Inn is right across the street from the hotel and convention center so it’s an easy walk. 
Reservation phone number: 1-800-465-4329 or (732) 356-1700
Group name to ask for:  Catholic Marketing Group
Group code to provide:  CMG
Last day for all individuals to secure their sleeping room at the nightly rate of $109.00 plus 15% tax is July 6, 2015.There are only rooms with King Beds available.  No Doubles
Rate is $109.00



Catholic Writers Conference LIVE 

The Catholic Writers Conference will beJuly 22-24, 2015 at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, NJ, in conjunction with the Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show.

This year's conference will be focused on "Perseverance." How do we continue to write our faith through the tough times? How do we run that race as our Lord asks? Our conference allows you to connect personally with Catholic publishers and retailers, to learn more about the art, show your work, learn the craft and network. 

This year we are hosting:
•workshops on marketing and writing
•presentations on marketing and selling your work
•in-person pitch sessions
•group critique sessions
•national CWG Members meeting (guests welcome, of course)

We'll be announcing our presenters soon - so stay tuned.

Online registration is now closed, but you may register at the door. The prices will be be same on site as they are online. If you'd like to download a registration form to fill it out ahead of time, you may simply click here.

CWG Member Registration     $80.00
Guest Registration -i.e. additional registrants you are paying for (member)     $80.00
Non-member Registration     $85.00
Guest Registration i.e. additional registrants you are paying for(non-member)     $85.00
CWG Membership + registration     $120.00
Deacon, Priest, seminarian, or other religious     No Charge
Deacon - guest registration No charge
Student Registration     $40.00
Volunteer (must have approval from conference staff)     No Charge
Presenter (must have approval from conference staff)     No Charge
CMN Thursday Breakfast (optional) Paul Thigpen    -$16.00

Hotels: Booked under Catholic Marketing Network Room Block - $125 per night. All combined with daily Mass, rosary, adoration - how can you go wrong?

A fun, spiritual and inspirational time will be had by all!