Registration opens Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Registration fees will be posted in December.

No, the Professional Development Seminars (PDS) require a separate registration fee. The 2020 NSC Southern Conference & Expo registration fees will be posted in December.

The Professional Development Seminars (PDS) takes place Wednesday, May 6, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (exact room to be determined).

Please note the PDS requires a separate registration fee. Registration for the PDS does not include admission to the Technical Sessions, Opening Session or Exhibits. Early registration is encouraged as space is limited.

Yes, You are welcome to bring a spouse or guest. They must register as an attendee and pay the current rate at the time of registration. 

 

If you register online, a confirmation will immediately be sent to your email address. If you register by mail, a confirmation will be emailed to you within five business days. .

If you received an email confirmation, click on the "Registration Online Access" link provided in the confirmation email to make changes and/or select additional events. If you have lost your confirmation email, please contact NSC Customer Relations at (855) 772-6993 or email customerservice@nsc.org.

Badges will be distributed onsite at the Scan & Go Badge Pick-Up Counters in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. 

Onsite Registration Desk hours:

Wednesday, May 6:
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 7:
7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Friday, May 8:
7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

*Hours are subject to change. 

The Expo floor is located on the first level of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in Hall G. 

Expo Floor hours:

Thursday, May 7
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Friday, May 8
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Cancellations received in writing on or before Friday, April 10, 2020 will be assessed the following cancellation fees: $50 for Conference Only and Expo Only; $25 for Professional Development Seminars (PDS). All cancellation requests must be emailed to ssce@nsc.org; phone calls will not be accepted. Cancellations received after Friday, April 10, 2020 and no shows are non-refundable. For Substitutions/Name changes call 855-772-6993 or email Customerservice@nsc.org. Changes can be made until the badge has been printed and verified. Discounts are not retroactive for previously registered attendees.

The dress code is business casual.

Lost badges will be replaced at the Onsite Registration Desk for $25.00 per badge. For identification and security purposes, badges must be worn at all functions.

 If you participate in any pre/post conference workshops (Professional Development Seminars), which are not included in the general conference registration, you will receive separate credit under Category 7 based on contact hours/CEUs.

 

Overall participation credit is based on the individual certification programs. Please see below.

 

The National Safety Council follows the guidelines established by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. By attending the 2020 NSC Southern Conference & Expo, you are eligible to earn Continuing Education Units, Continuance of Certification and Certification Maintenance Credits.

ABIH
9 Diplomats can claim CM credit for this event. For more information, please visit
http://www.abih.org/maintain-certification/cm-credit-education-events.

BCSP does not pre-approve activities for Recertification credit. Conferences are awarded Recertification points based on the number of days (or CEUs awarded) in Category 6.


Details about requirements and points awarded can be found in the Recertification Guide and Worksheet, available for download on the Recertification page of the BCSP website at www.bcsp.org/Certifications/Recertification.

For more information, please contact:

Board of Certified Safety Professionals: (317) 593-4800

American Board of Industrial Hygiene: (517) 321-2638

The Institute for Safety and Health Management: (928) 344-5221

Thank you for your interest, please contact a member of our Exhibit Sales team:

Bill Steinbach
(630) 775-2403
bill.steinbach@nsc.org

Joe Valentino
(630) 775-2339
joe.valentino@nsc.org

The minimum booth size is 10' x 10' (100 square feet). Booths may be combined to create a larger space.
This cost is $10.50 per square foot (per square foot before January 10, 2020). A 10' x 10' is $1050.00. If you are assigned to a corner, you will be charged an additional $100.00 per corner.

All balances are due in full upon receipt. Payment can be made by check (US funds) or credit card. 

Standard Booth Equipment includes one 8'- high draped back wall with 36" - high draped side rails, a 7' x 44" ID sign with company name and booth number, one table, two chairs, one trash can, and standard carpeting in show color. 

All utilities must be ordered separately. Additional items such as furniture, labor, cleaning, storage of boxes and crates, shipping, and other services can be ordered through our general contractor, GES.

The Exhibitor Service Manual will be available in February 2020.

In-line booth displays will be permitted to a maximum height of 8’. Side walls may not extend 
more than 5’ from the back wall at the 8’ height. All display fixtures more than 4’ high and 
placed within 10’ of a neighboring booth must be confined to the back 5’ of the booth. Hanging 
signs are not allowed. Peninsula booths are permitted to a maximum height of 16’ for the 
center 10’ of the back wall with the remaining 5’ of back wall per side at a maximum height 
of 4’. All display fixtures more than 4’ high and placed within 10’ of a neighboring booth must 
be confined to the back 5’ of the booth. Hanging signs are not allowed. 

Most questions about fixtures, electricity, shipping, etc. are answered in the Exhibitor Manual which will be available in February 2020.

Sales on the Expo floor are not recommended. However, you may take orders. If you choose to sell product, you are responsible for collecting and reporting local and state taxes to the Louisiana Department of Revenue. The City of New Orleans may also require you as an exhibitor to obtain a business license.

Move-in will take place Wednesday, May 6, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


ALL BOOTHS MUST BE SET BY 4:00 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY.

The warehouse and direct shipping addresses and labels are listed in the Material Handling/Shipping section of the Exhibitor Service Manual which will be available in February 2020.

Thank you for your interest, please contact one of our sales staff for more information.

Bill Steinbach
(630) 775-2403
bill.steinbach@nsc.org

Joe Valentino
(630) 775-2339
joe.valentino@nsc.org

Information on registering for exhibitor badges will be made available in December 2019.

For Substitutions call 855-772-6993 or email customerservice@nsc.org. Changes can be made until the badge has been printed and verified.

As an Exhibitor, per 100 sq. ft., you will receive one (1) Full Conference badge in addition to the two (2) Expo only badges.

The one Full Conference badge allows you access to the following: Continental Breakfasts, Opening Session, two days of Technical Sessions, two days of Exhibits, lunch on Thursday, Learning Lab Sessions, Welcome Reception and the Injury Facts® presentation. 

The two Expo only badges allow you access to the following: Continental Breakfasts, Opening Session, two days of Exhibits, lunch on Thursday, Learning Lab Sessions, Welcome Reception and the Injury Facts® presentation.

Lost badges will be replaced at the Onsite Registration Desk for $25.00 per badge. For identification and security purposes, badges must be worn at all functions.

Yes. All registrants must be 16 years of age or older. Regardless of affiliation, no one under 16 years of age (including infants) will be admitted to the 2020 NSC Southern Conference & Expo. THIS RULE IS STRICTLY ENFORCED. Persons 16 and over must register and pay the applicable fees in order to receive a badge. Proof of age may be requested.

This includes the Expo floor as well as Exhibitor move-in and move-out times.

Lead Retrieval information is contained in the Exhibitor Service Manual which will be available in February 2020.

No, the National Safety Council member list is not for sale.


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