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Events FAQs

  1. Do I have to listen to audio files at my computer or can I put them on a CD or on my mp3 player?

    You can download the files to your computer and treat them as any other audio file, song, etc. To save the audio files in mp3 format to your computer:
    1. Right click with your mouse on the “Listen” button next to the topic you wish to download. This will present you with a drop-down menu.
    2. From the drop-down menu, select “Save Target As” or “Save Link As”. This will present you with options on where to save the file. Choose the location to which you would like to download the file (for example: your desktop, or any folder).
    3. Once you have successfully downloaded (or saved) the file. Go to the location of the file. It should now be in mp3 format.
    4. You can now treat the audio file as any other song or audio file and upload it to your mp3 player/iPod or burn it to a CD.

  2. Do you have a discount for people on fixed income or a scholarship/sponsorship program?

    We don’t offer discounts based on income or occupation. However, we do offer substantial early bird and membership discounts. Please contact us for full details on how to get the best price for the event you’d like to attend.

  3. Can I attend part of the seminar and pay a partial price?

    Although it is not our standard policy to have per-day or partial prices, we can make exceptions in certain circumstances. Please contact us for details.

  4. Can I take part in an event as a speaker or a volunteer?

    If you wish to be a speaker or a volunteer, please contact Elaine Finnegan at

  5. Can I bring guests? What will they pay?

    Yes, you can most certainly bring a guest. We know that you’ll want to share much of what you’ll learn with someone you trust, that’s why spouses, partners, advisers, and friends are welcome and get to go for almost half price. Please consult the individual event promotional brochure, visit the events website or contact us for information on the guest’s registration fee.

  6. Does the conference registration fee include accommodation?

    Accommodation is not included in the registration fee; however, we negotiate a discounted room rate for conference attendees at the conference hotel. The discounted room rate is subject to availability. Please book your room well in advance to avoid disappointment.

  7. Is the airfare included in the conference registration fee?

    No. For all your travel needs (including flight assistance and insurance), please contact your travel agency of choice.

    You may also want to consider one of the many companies that specialize in online reservations and travel assistance, like:,,,,,, or We also suggest you sign up for free e-mail alerts from your preferred airlines, via their websites. In addition, numerous websites—like, for example—offer free e-mail alerts highlighting regular specials for a wide range of airlines. Many of these websites offer tips for getting the best flights, such as being flexible with travel dates and airports, if possible.

  8. I have more than one membership with you. Can I combine the discounts offered?

    We invite you to take advantage of the greatest membership discount for which you are eligible, based on your membership status. But only one membership discount applies. And it can be applied to only one member of your party. In other words, your spouse or guest is not eligible for a membership discount. Your membership discount can be combined with any early bird discount offered and any eligible voucher you have. Please note: you can use only one discount voucher per event.

  9. Do you offer membership discounts?

    International Living magazine subscribers; Lifetime Society subscribers, Publisher’s Roundtable,  and World Club members are entitled to discounts on most event registration fees. Please consult the individual event promotional brochure or contact us for complete details.

  10. Are the seminars tax deductible?

    In some cases, yes. Please check with your tax accountant to verify.

  11. What form of payment do you take?

    We accept all major credit cards, checks, and money orders.

  12. Who can I contact if I have any questions about events?

    Please contact the Events Team here, phone (toll-free from the U.S. and Canada) 1-866-381-8446, or fax 410-246-2299. A live operator is available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.

    For questions regarding IL subscriptions, memberships, or products, please visit us:

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