General FAQ

What can I do at The Geeky Kink Event: New England?

The Geeky Kink Event: New England is a full-fledged, weekend-long kink event for geeky people, with all the amenities of a full-scale kink event, PLUS unique geeky delights like our ballpit, classes which combine geek and kink (ranging from classes for beginners to classes for the extremely experienced); lots events created specifically for geeky kinky people  – and tons of social activities, great classes and workshops, a lovely dungeon, splendid vendors, and general good times. Peruse the website’s main navigation for more details!

When is The Geeky Kink Event: New England?

The Geeky Kink Event: New England will be held August 10-12, 2018.

Where is The Geeky Kink Event: New England?

GKE:NE 2018 will be held at the Holiday Inn Hartford Downtown Area located at 100 East River Drive, East Hartford, CT 06108.  Their phone number is 877-834-3613.  For a map and directions, see the Hotel & Venue page.

Who can go to The Geeky Kink Event: New England?

The Geeky Kink Event: New England is open to patrons ages 19+. 18 year olds who have or will have graduated high school by August 14th may apply in advance to the Executive Board by asking us for a waiver.

Is there a schedule?

The schedule will be online as soon as it is ready, which is likely to be finalized no more than a week before the event.  Watch the Schedule page for updates!

What are the event rules?

Please read and familiarize yourself with the Geeky Kink Event: New England Rules. This includes:  General Event Rules, Alcoholic Beverage and Drug Policy, Smoking Policy, Age & Photo ID Policy, Pool Rules, Dress Code, Photo Policy, and Weapons Policy.

Please also read and familiarize yourself with the Jeff Mach Events Harassment Policy.

Is advanced purchase required / Are there tickets at the door?

Yes, an advance  purchase is required. We sell memberships to the Geeky Kink Event: NE online.

Memberships are NOT on sale at the door.
Memberships must be purchased in advance for GKE: NE.

You can purchase memberships online here while sales are open. Membership sales close July 30th.

Can I buy a single day membership?

Our existing pricing is already at what would be single-day pricing for other events.  So all GKE: NE memberships are for the entire 3 day event. You are welcome to purchase a membership and only attend one or two days, but there are no single day tickets.

How much does it cost?

Up-to-date pricing information is available on the registration page.  Hardship discounts may be available on a case-by-case basis. Please email [email protected] if you need to request a hardship discount.

Do I need ID? Is my ID safe?

Yes. You must provide a government issued photo ID in order to pick up your Badge. The name on your ID must match the name you registered with. More details in the Age & Photo ID Policy.

If I lose my badge, can I get another?

You can get one replacement for a lost badge for free. The second one costs $5. You must show your Photo ID to replace a lost badge.

What can I do at the Box Office?

  • Pick up your GKE: NE badge upon presentation and confirmation of identity (Photo ID required)
  • Purchase a replacement badge if you lose yours.

What can’t I do at the Box Office?

The Box Office is unfortunately neither equipped nor trained for the following:

  • Lost & Found
  • Merchandise Sales
  • Information – we just do tickets, we’re not the info booth, sorry!

I want to vend at The Geeky Kink Event: New England. How do I apply?

Various applications are linked from the Applications section of the main navigation.  More information is available on the applications themselves.

I want to present/teach a workshop/perform at The Geeky Kink Event: New England. How do I apply?

Various applications are linked from the Applications section of the main navigation.  More information is available on the applications themselves.

I want to volunteer at The Geeky Kink Event: New England. How do I do that?

We accept volunteers to help with many aspects of running The Geeky Kink Event: New England. Volunteers get a special rate on tickets, and other perks.

Various applications are linked from the Applications section of the main navigation.  More information is available on the applications themselves.

What if I have more questions?

Fill out our contact form, or talk to us on Fetlife.com at The GKE New England Group; and/or The General Geeky Kink Event Group!

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