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Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received by the Sonoco Institute in writing at least three weeks (21 days) in advance and are subject to a $50.00 processing fee at any time. A 50% refund will be issued for cancellations received within three weeks (21 days). No refunds will be issued for cancellations received less than two weeks (14 days) before the start of the training or for no-shows. Replacements are welcome and must be received by email at The Sonoco Institute reserves the right to publish photographs of participants for promotional use. The Sonoco Institute reserves the right to cancel or modify conferences, classes, rates, content or speakers without prior notice, as conditions warrant. Please contact us if you require special accommodations.

Photo/Video Policy


When you enter a Sonoco Institute (SI) event or program, you enter an area where photography, audio and video recording may occur.

By entering the event premises, you consent to photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition or reproduction to be used for news, promotional purposes, web or telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media or any other purpose by SI and its affiliates and representatives. Images, photos and/or videos may be used to promote similar SI events in the future, highlight the event and exhibit the capabilities of SI. You release SI, its officers and employees and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing or publication and use of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or sound recordings.

By entering the event premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such use, exhibiting, broadcasting, webcasting or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video or audio recording taken by SI or the person or entity designated to do so by SI.

You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability and release before entering the event.

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