Frequently Asked Questions

When and where will the 2018 Snow and Ice Show be held?

May 1 - 3, 2018


Connecticut Convention Center
100 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103

Hartford Marriott Downtown
200 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103

Snow and Ice Show 2018 is brought to you by the Accredited Snow Contractors Association (ASCA) and Snow Magazine, the leading business management publications serving the industry.

About Accredited Snow Contractors Association (ASCA)
The Accredited Snow Contractors Association, ASCA, is a trade association charged with advancing the professional snow and ice management industry. The ASCA advocates North American snow and ice management companies to those outside the industry, and seeks to improve the industry’s business climate and level of professionalisms.

About Snow Magazine
GIE Media's Snow Magazine is the leading business management publication serving the commercial and residential snow and ice removal industry. Published four times a year, Snow Magazine delivers award-winning, intelligent, thought-provoking editorial content to assist snow removal contractors in their quest to become solid, smart, cost-conscious and successful small business owners.

Registration will open on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at 12:00 p.m.

There are four ways to register.

  1. Online: Click here
  2. By Phone: Call 800.456.0707 (or 216.393.0300) and ask to register for the 2018 Snow and Ice Show
  3. By Mail: Complete a registration form and mail with payment (checks made payable to GIE Media, Inc.) to 5811 Canal Road Valley View, OH 44125.
  4. By Fax: Complete a registration form and fax with credit card information to 216.525.0515.

Once your registration has been processed, you will receive a confirmation by e-mail. Bring this confirmation letter with you to the conference.

GIE Media accepts VISA, MasterCard, and American Express credit cards. Checks and money orders (made payable to GIE Media, Inc.) are also accepted. Please do not send cash with mail-in registrations. Checks must be drawn in U.S. dollars and from a U.S. bank.

Yes. On-site registrations are accepted on a space available basis.

All cancellations must be made in writing and either faxed or e-mailed to 2018 Snow and Ice Show. Voice mails will not be accepted. Cancellations received prior to April 17, 2018 will receive a full refund minus a $25 administrative processing fee. Please see your confirmation email for further information. The 2018 Snow and Ice Show reserves the right to cancel a program due to insufficient registration or instructor emergency. A full refund of registration fees only will be issued if this occurs.

A full refund, minus a $25 administrative fee, will be issued if the cancellation is received by April 17, 2018. No refunds will be issued after April 17, 2018, or for no-shows. A full refund of registration fees only will be issued if the show is cancelled due to insufficient registrations or instructor emergency.

Attendees can notify the show at any time that another individual will attend the conference in their place.

Name badge and show materials will be available for pick up at the conference registration desk.

A block of rooms is available to event attendees at a special group rate of $199.00 per night plus tax for a standard/double. To secure the group rate, contact Hartford Marriott Downtown no later than April 9, 2018. CLICK HERE to book your room at Hartford Marriott Downtown or call (877) 901-6632 and ask for the 2018 Snow and Ice Show rate. Basic internet access fees will be waived by the hotel for all guests booking within the room block.

Attendees will be charged for one-night room and tax if they cancel within 72 hours of arrival. No cancellation fees for reservations cancelled prior to 72 hours.

You can find a list of Hartford Attractions list by going to the hotel website or by clicking here.