Register for the Annual Meeting of the
Southern Management Association

Our Conference Registration and Hotel Reservation Systems will open after all submissions have been reviewed.

2024 Conference Rates and Add-Ons

Registration TypeCost (USD – $)
Member (Early-Bird)275.00
Member (Regular)375.00
Student Member (Early Bird)110.00
Student Member (Regular)160.00
Emeritus Faculty (Early Bird)110.00
Emeritus Faculty (Regular)160.00

Note: Early registration rates are available until September 15, 2024. Refunds will be issued up until 11:59 PM ET on Sunday, October 6, 2024. Following this deadline, refunds will not be issued.

2024 Conference Hotel Information

The Annual Meeting of the Southern Management Association will be held from October 30 to November 2, 2024, and will take place at the Hilton Palacio del Rio in San Antonio, TX. 

According to the hotel reservation system, two room types are available for the duration of the conference: (1) King (1 x King bed) and (2) Double (2 x Double beds). In addition, the hotel reservation system indicates that each room costs $US209.00 per night, excluding taxes. The following taxes will be applied to each hotel reservation: S.A. T.P.I.D. Fee (1.25% per night); County Occupancy Tax (1.75% per night); State Occupancy Tax (6.00% per night); City Occupancy Tax (9.00% per night).

You can make your reserve your hotel room for #SMA2o24 be visiting this link: [reservation_system_will_open_soon]

The physical address for the hotel is: 200 South Alamo Street, San Antonio, TX 78205-3299, USA. To see a map of the hotel’s location and to see what is nearby, please click here. 

The Conference Hotel offers easy access to San Antonio’s beautiful Riverwalk with numerous dining options within a short walking distance. In addition, there is an outdoor pool and fitness center on site. For more information on amenities at the Hilton Palacio de Rio, please visit this page.

Please follow these instructions to determine if you are an active member of SMA:

  1. Visit and log in with your user account credentials. (If you are already logged into your SMA Account, then click on “Go to My Account” button that can be found in the top right-hand side of the screen.”
  2. Click on the “Check your membership status” button.
  3. Inspect the information displayed in Column 2 (Subscription) and Column 3 (Active) of the table.
  4. If your membership is active, you can proceed to register for the annual conference.
  5. If your membership is inactive/expired, you must renew your membership before you can register for the annual conference.
    • To renew your membership, click on “Renew” button that is displayed on the “Subscriptions” page. After renewing your membership, you can proceed to register for the annual conference.

***If you are new to SMA, please visit to become a member. After activating your membership, you can follow the instructions to register for the annual conference. In addition to being able to register for the annual conference, SMA membership grants you full access to all SMA resources, such the Journal of Management and the SMA-CARMA Affiliate Program.***

Please contact the SMA Support Team if you have any questions: