2019 Annual Writer's Retreat Registration

Pre-Registration is now open.

Select the category below that applies to you to preview your registration fee. You may register now and choose the bill me option to lock in this early rate.

Registration Dates/Pricing:

  • August 7, 2019September 1, 2019 Early Registration ($128.00 Member, $166.50 Non-Member)  
  • September 2, 2019September 30, 2019 Regular Registration ($153.00 Member, $205.00 Non-Member)  
  • October 1, 2019October 18, 2019 Late Registration ($179.00 Member, $230 Non-Member)
  • options available to attend networking, Six Flags and entertainment only below

Program & Events:

The BOBM Leadership Team is hard at work planning the interactive and content-rich professional development event of the year. We will have a Industry leading speakers during Friday's Session, along with Featured Educational Sessions, Extended Learning Sessions, and much, much more! The weekend's events are as follows:

  • 8am - 9am: Registration/Breakfast
  • 9am - 11am: Morning Sessions
  • 11am - 12:30pm: Lunch
  • 12:30pm - 4 pm: Afternoon Sessions
  • 5pm - 7pm: Networking Session
  • 8pm: Dinner/Entertainment

  • 8am - 9am: Breakfast
  • 9am - 5pm: Six Flags 
  • 6pm - until: Dinner/Entertainment 

Attendee Registration Rates

BOBM Member Early Registration


Non-Member Early Registration


Registration Policies

Additional Information

Customer Service

For questions about registration and housing, contact the Business of Books Mastermind Team at 512.537.0502 or email info@businessofbooksmastermind.com

Required Attendee Registration

All individuals attending the retreat must pay a registration fee.


Meals are NOT provided during the retreat. There will be water, coffee and juice available during the Training Sessions.

Registration Rate Deadlines

The deadlines that have been established for registration are POSTMARK deadlines.

How to Cancel

To cancel a registration and request a refund, a written request must be sent to info@businessofbooksmastermind.com. Please enter "2019 BOBM Annual Writer's Retreat" in the subject line. Telephone requests will not be honored.

Credit card refunds are processed within 5 business days after receipt. Exceptions to the policy will be considered on a case-by-case basis and decisions made within two weeks after the conference.

Refund Request Deadlines

Refund requests postmarked by September 30, 2019 will receive a full refund, less a $50 service and processing fee of the registration fee.

Payment Methods

Credit Cards

The following credit cards will be accepted for payment:

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • American Express

Changes in payment method or credit card after initial payment is processed are NOT permitted, no exceptions. Please be sure that you are using the appropriate credit card for this transaction.

In order to process your credit card online, you must use a PCI compliant browser (Internet Explorer 9+, Google Chrome 29+, Mozilla Firefox 23+, and Safari 6+).

Bill Me

Business of Books Mastermind Team will send invoices out weekly to those that select the Bill Me option upon checkout. You may also use your registration confirmation as an invoice to begin processing the necessary payment on campus.

All payments must be received and/or postmarked by September 15 in order to receive any discounted rates. If payments are not received by the established deadlines, the appropriate late fee will be assessed.

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Hotel Accomodations

Official Housing Provider for the BOBM Annual Writer's Retreat

The Wandering Albatross is the Official Housing Provider for the BOBM Annual Writer's Retreat. BOBM has worked diligently with the hotels in San Antonio to establish room blocks for attendees and exhibitors. Improper solicitation of hotel reservations from any company or housing provider other than The Wandering Albatross is not approved by BOBM. Reservations made by unaffiliated organizations may appear to be for lower rates, however they may be illegitimate, have unreasonable cancellation or change penalties, or be completely non-refundable. Please be aware of, and report any unauthorized solicitation to BOBM.

Book Your Hotel

 Best Western Sunset Suites Riverwalk 

1103 East Commerce Street

San Antonio, Texas 78205

King Suite $159.00 plus tax

Reserve Room

Credit Card Authorization Form for Room Reservation

Please complete the authorization form and return by email to The Wandering Albatross to reserve your room for the retreat.

BOBM - Credit Card Authorization Form (pdf)


Additional Options

Networking Only


Additional Six Flags Passes

$50.00 Each