Preliminary Schedule
June 19
June 20
June 21
June 22
June 23
New Works Forum*
Women's Opera
Network Dinners Host Company
Center Stage 2018 Regina Orfeo and Euridice An American Soldier La traviata
Under 35 Mixer

*The New Works Forum is included in conference registration packages. It is open to all attendees and features breakout sessions on development, marketing/PR and community engagement topics related to producing new works.

Conference Registration

Advance Registration opens December 1, 2017. Through March 1, all OPERA America members save $75 per person when taking advantage of this special Advance Registration pricing.

Member Pricing
Teams Individuals
December 1 – March 1
$425 $450
March 2 – April 9
$500 $525
April 10 – June 14
$575 $595

Bring a Team

Register three or more staff or trustees from your member organization and save with Team pricing. Additional Team members can be added at the same locked-in price at any time through June 14. Team prices listed above are per person.

What’s Included

Opera Conference 2018 full registration packages include access to all three days of sessions, the Host Company Reception and the Sponsor Reception.

Tickets for the Under 35 Mixer, Network Dinners and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis performances are not included with registration, but may be purchased separately. More information will be provided when registration opens on December 1.

Book Your Hotel

The Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch is the headquarters for Opera Conference 2018. As the closest hotel to the newly transformed Gateway Arch, this contemporary downtown St. Louis hotel is within walking distance of many popular attractions, such as Busch Stadium. Hotel room reservations are now available, and conference attendees receive the special meeting rate of $179 per night.

This rate expires on May 28, 2018.

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Welcome to St. Louis

As our hosts, the staff at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis can’t wait to welcome you to their city.

Opera Performances

Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy an array of performances during the conference as part of Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’ 2018 season. Learn more about the 2018 Opera Theatre season and reserve your performance tickets.

Opera Conference 2018 is made possible in part through the generous support of our partners.

For more information about becoming a conference sponsor, download the 2018 Sponsor Prospectus or contact Vincent Covatto, organizational membership manager, at or 646.699.5237.

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