FOCUS Workshop Fee and Refund Policy

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We understand that emergencies and last minute changes happen. If you are no longer able to attend a workshop, you are welcome to send an alternative person in your place. If you are unable to find a substitute, we will accept cancellations and issue refunds under the following conditions:

• Due to limited seating and material sourcing, you must cancel at least 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund.​

• Refunds for cancellations received less than 24 hours before a workshop will be issued on a case-by-case basis. If the workshop has a waitlist and we are able to fill your spot, a full refund will be issued.​

• Absence to a workshop without notice of cancellation is non-refundable. If you cancel on the day of a workshop or after it has taken place, you must pay the registration fee in full. No refund or credit will be issued. 

If you wish to cancel or transfer your registration, notification should be sent to