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Neon Speaks 2019 Festival & Symposium

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Tenderloin Museum and other locations in San Francisco and Oakland

398 Eddy Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

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The Neon Speaks Festival and Symposium: building a future where vintage neon signs survive and thrive!

About this Event

Here at Neon Speaks we are busy planning another Festival and Symposium for 2019! What to expect: neon talks, demos, case studies, restoration tips, shop tours, walking tours, book signings, films, and action items for creating a future where neon survives and thrives…

Main Program Events (covered by the 3-DAY PASS)*

  • APRIL 26 FRI 1- 4 PM Neon Curiosity Lounge at the Tenderloin Museum, SF
  • APRIL 26 FRI 7-9:30 PM Neon Symposium Evening Event, Verdi Club, SF
  • APRIL 27 SAT 10 AM -4 PM Neon Symposium, Day Event, GA Music Hall, SF
  • APRIL 28 SUN 1-4PM Art of Neon, Demo by Shawna Peterson and Special Guests, TBA, Peterson Neon, Oakland

*This is the "early bird" line-up, check back in April for schedule updates.

Auxiliary Events (ticketed separately)**

  • APRIL 28 SUN 2-4 PM Neon Works Shop Tour/Demo with Jim Rizzo and Amy Palms, Oakland. Back by popular demand —separate ticket required. If you missed this shop tour last year, here is your second chance!

**Check back, we will post ticket links to more auxiliary events as they are added to the schedule. Auxiliary events are ticketed separately due to capacity constraints.

Confirmed Presenters

  • Jude & Monica Cook, Ignite Sign Museum, Tucson, AZ
  • Heather David, San Jose Signs Project, San Jose, CA
  • Will Durham, Nevada Neon Project, Reno, NV
  • Dydia DeLyser & Paul Greenstein, Los Angeles, CA
  • Tom Rinaldi, New York Neon book, New York, NY
  • John Law, Central Services, San Francisco, CA
  • Debra Jane Seltzer, RoadsideArchitecture.com, Ventura, CA
  • Tracey Sprague, The Neon Museum, Las Vegas, NV

Special Guests/Moderators

  • Tod Swormstedt, American Sign Museum
  • Eric Lynxwiler, Museum of Neon Art

Hosts/Co-Producers: Al Barna, Randall Ann Homan, and Kate Widdows

FAQs

When will you announce the presenters, tours, and schedule?

We will be adding presenters and extra event updates from January through March 2019. If you join our mailing list, you will be notified when updates are announced.

Can I buy a a 1-day pass or separate ticket to the symposium presentations?

We plan to release a limited number of 1-day passes to the symposium presentations on April 16, 2019. Extra events will have separate tickets.

Will you have neon shop tours in Oakland like last year?

Absolutely! Because these tours have limited space, they will be ticketed separately.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you have a question about the Neon Speaks Festival and Symposium, please contact us through Eventbrite. or via neonspeaks@gmail.com.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Please bring your printed ticket/confirmation email/pass to each event. Alternatively, you can show the Eventbrite ticket/confirmation on your smartphone at registration. Pass holders will be issued a 3-day pass and lanyard at check-in.

Is my ticket/pass transferrable?

If you find you aren't able to attend, you can change the name on the 3-day pass or ticket. Please make the change yourself via Eventbrite by April 23, 2019, to transfer your pass or ticket.

When and where do we check in?

Check-in will begin at 1pm at the Tenderloin Museum in San Francisco on April 26, 2019. You will also be able to check-in at the Friday night event and the Saturday morning event. There will be no check-in desk on Sunday.

When and how can I cancel and get a refund?

Cancellation refunds up to 90% of ticket price will be granted for Early Bird or regular tickets upon request up until April 12, 2019, after which time no refunds will be granted. To request a refund, please message us via Eventbrite.

Terms & Conditions

Three-day passes allow one individual’s entrance to all official conference sessions on Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28, 2019 at various locations TBD. Passes may only be used by the person whose name appears in the Eventbrite registration form, transfers to a friend or colleague are permissible up until 3 days before the festival start (by April 23, 2019).

Ticket sales are being handled through Eventbrite.com. Confirmation of your purchase will be sent upon completion of registration via email. If you do not see confirmation in your inbox, please check your spam folder. If you have any questions please contact us at neonspeaks@gmail.com for assistance.

Check-in will begin on at 1pm at the Tenderloin Museum in San Francisco on April 26, 2019.

Cancellation refunds up to 90% of ticket price will be granted for Early Bird or regular tickets upon request up until April 12, 2019, after which time no refunds will be granted. To request a refund, please message us via Eventbrite.

If your plans change and you find you cannot attend, You may transfer your ticket or pass to another person by changing the name of the ticketholder/passholder in Eventbrite no later than April 23, 2019. This transfer allows a different person than the original purchaser or registrant to attend. No pass is eligible for use by more than one person.

This event will be photographed and possibly live streamed and recorded. By purchasing or accepting a ticket to this conference you are granting your explicit permission to be photographed, videotaped, and published.

In the unlikely case of cancellation of the conference due to unforeseen circumstance, Neon Speaks and San Francisco Neon will not be responsible for expenses incurred by ticket holders beyond the cost of Neon Speaks tickets.

Still have questions? Contact the organizers (Randall Ann, Al, and Kate) at neonspeaks@gmail.com.

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