by Marcie Hill, M.S. Conferences are expensive. Registration fees can range from $99 to well above $2,000. That’s just to get into the event. Depending on the location of the event, you may have to pay for transportation, lodging, meals and other conference activities. Essentially, a conference with starting costs of $99 could cost an extra $200 for local events and over $500 for away events. This could be cost-prohibitive for professionals who need continuing education and in-person networking opportunities…