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Payment and Cancellation 

The retreat costs $715 and includes:

    • Full-day workshops Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

    • Complimentary Continental Breakfast daily (hotel guests only)

    • Meet the Teachers dessert reception on Thursday night

    • Catered lunch Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

    • Shopping at Instructor trunk shows and The Bead Stop onsite bead store.

    • Optional add-on workshops with Melissa Shippee.  Additional fees required

    • Gather in the evenings to visit with old and new friends during open beading time

    • Welcome gifts and a chance to win door prizes

    • The fee for the retreat does not include transportation or hotel costs.

    • The retreat fee does not include workshop kits or supply items.


A non-refundable deposit of $250 is required to reserve your spot in the retreat. You must pay the balance of $465 by June 15, 2024.  If you do not pay your balance by the due date, you forfeit your deposit and your spot in the retreat.

For any questions, please contact us at or call 603-734-5505.


Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation penalties:

  • Before 2/1/2024 - $125 (half your deposit)

  • 2/1/2024 - 6/14/2024 - $250 (entire deposit)

  • 6/15/2024 or after -  $675 - (entire amount)

Cancellation by customer: 


If you have to cancel your attendance, you will be refunded the amount paid less any applicable cancellation penalties as stated on the event webpage and a $50 processing fee.  Fully paid registered spaces are transferable in the event you are unable to attend at the last minute. We will attempt to find a replacement from our waitlist if one exists.  If someone registers for your spot, we will refund your payment less a $50 processing fee. If no one is available on the waitlist, it is your responsibility to find a replacement for your spot in the retreat in order to have your payment refunded.  

We encourage you to obtain Cancellation and/or Travel Insurance. SocialBeadia, LLC, Sue Burleigh or any of our subsidiaries cannot be held responsible for your cancellation for any reason.

Cancellation by instructor(s):

In the unlikely event, one or more instructor(s) have to cancel, SocialBeadia reserves the right to provide a replacement instructor of their choice or reschedule the event.  Any refund available will be solely at the discretion of SocialBeadia, LLC.

Cancellation by SocialBeadia:

If SocialBeadia has to cancel the retreat for business or personal reasons other than those stated below, your entire payment will be refunded.  If the event is canceled due to acts of God, war on American soil, government regulations, disaster, strikes, civil disorder, curtailment of transportation facilities, or any other situation making it inadvisable, illegal, or impossible to hold the event, no refund will be available.  SocialBeadia strongly recommends you purchase travel insurance to cover your costs in case of one of these unforeseeable occurrences.

By signing up for the retreat and making a deposit, you agree to these terms.

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