The 2024 NSC Spring Safety Conference & Expo will be held May 14-16* in Rosemont, IL located minutes from Chicago O'hare International Airport at:

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018
https://rosemont.com/desconvention/
 

*May 14 & 16 - Professional Development Seminars - Require separate fee and pre-registration.

The Professional Development Seminars (PDS) takes place Tuesday, May 14 from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, May 16 from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. (exact room to be determined).

Please note - 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.

The Expo floor is located in Hall G of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

Expo Floor Hours:

Wednesday, May 15
9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 16
9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The dress code is business casual.

Yes. Please review our Continuing Education Units (CEUs) guidelines.

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 inaugural 2024 NSC Spring Safety 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.

No. The National Safety Council member list is not for sale.

For ADA assistance, please contact ssce@nsc.org at least 7 days prior to event.

Registration Open

Key Deadline Dates

  • Early Registration Deadline: Friday, Feb. 23
  • Last Chance to Save: Friday, March 22

Registration fees are posted here.

No, the Professional Development Seminars (PDS) require a separate registration fee. 

Save the Date - Registration Opens Tuesday, Jan. 23

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. Please note all mailed registration forms must be received by Friday, April 12, 2024.)

If you received an email confirmation, click on the "Manage My Registration" link provided in the confirmation email to make changes and/or select additional events. If you have lost your confirmation email, please contact Customer Call Center at (774) 247 - 4041 or email springsafety@xpressreg.net.

Badges will be distributed onsite at the Scan & Go Counters in the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Registration Area, Lobby F.

Located in Lobby F of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Onsite registration hours are:

Tuesday, May 14:
7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Wednesday, May 15:
7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Thursday, May 16:
7 a.m. – 1 p.m.

*Hours are subject to change. 

Cancellations received in writing on or before Friday, April 12, 2024 will be assessed the following cancellation fees: $50 for Conference & Expo 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 12, 2024 and no shows are non-refundable. For Substitutions/Name changes email ssce@nsc.org. Changes can be made until the badge has been printed and verified. Discounts are not retroactive for previously registered attendees. 

Lost badges will be replaced at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Onsite Registration Desk, Lobby F for $25 per badge. For identification and security purposes, badges must be worn at all functions.

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. 

 

Cancellations received in writing on or before Friday, April 12, 2024 will be assessed the following cancellation fees: $50 for Conference & Expo 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 12, 2024 and no shows are non-refundable. For Substitutions/Name changes email ssce@nsc.org. Changes can be made until the badge has been printed and verified. Discounts are not retroactive for previously registered attendees. 

To determine your NSC member status, please contact NSC Customer Service at (800) 621-7619 or customerservice@nsc.org.

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

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

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

The minimum booth size is 10' x 10' (100 square feet). Booths may be combined to create a larger space.

  • The cost is $14.50 per square foot until Jan. 26. A 10' x 10' is $1,450.
  • On Jan. 27, booth prices increase to $15.50. A 10' x 10' is $1,550.
  • If you are assigned to a corner, you will be charged an additional $100 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

  • 8' high draped back wall with 3' draped side rails
  • 7' x 44" ID sign with company name and booth number
  • 6' x 30" skirted table
  • 2 chairs 
  • 1 trash can
  • Standard carpeting in show color
  • 1 Full Conference & Expo and 2 Expo only badges per 10x10

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.

The Exhibitor Service Manual will be available in the Exhibitor Resource Center Feb. 16. 

Inline: Inline booths are most commonly 10’ wide and 10’ deep. No exhibit display products or signage may exceed 8’ in overall height. The maximum height of 8’ is permitted on the back 5’ section and a maximum height of 4’ is permitted on the front 5’ section.

When three or more inline booths are used as a single exhibit space, the 4’ height limitation is applied only to that portion of exhibit space which is within 10’ of an adjoining booth. A Corner inline booth is exposed to an aisle on one side. The same rules for Inlines apply to Corner inline booths. No hanging signs allowed.

Peninsula: A Peninsula booth is 20’ wide by 20’ deep and shares a common backwall with other booths. Exhibit fixtures, components and signage built from the ground up will be permitted at a maximum height of 16’, without any backwall line of sight restrictions. No signage is permitted on the backside of the wall facing your neighbors. Backwalls must be finished or draped at the exhibitor’s expense. No hanging signs allowed.

Island: An Island booth, defined as 20’ wide x 30’ deep or larger, is exposed to aisles on all four sides of the booth with no adjacent neighbors. Exhibit fixtures, components and signage will be permitted up to a maximum height of 16’. No hanging signs allowed.

Most questions about fixtures, electricity, shipping, etc. are answered in the Exhibitor Manual which will be available in Feb. 16.

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 Illinois Department of Revenue. The City may also require you as an exhibitor to obtain a business license.

Exhibitor Move in

  • Tuesday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

ALL BOOTHS MUST BE SET BY 4 P.M. ON TUESDAY.

Exhibitor Move Out

  • Wednesday, May 16 from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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

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

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

Shipping addresses and labels are listed in the Material Handling/Shipping section of the Exhibitor Service Manual which will be available in Feb. 16.

Information on registering for exhibitor badges will be made available in January 23.

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

The one Full Conference badge allows you access to the following: Coffee Service, Opening Session, two days of Technical Sessions, two days of Exhibits, Wednesday Lunch, Welcome Reception, OSHA's Top Safety Violations presentation and the Injury Facts® presentation. 

The two Expo only badges allow you access to the following: Coffee Service, Opening Session, two days of Exhibits, Wednesday Lunch, Welcome Reception and the Injury Facts® presentation.

No. You can make your hotel reservation first and then register later.

Exclusively for NSC Spring Safety Conference & Expo participants, NSC has contracted discounted hotel rooms at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago, Sunday, May 12 - Friday, May 17 at the standard room rate of $149 per night plus taxes

Rooms are on a first-come basis. Cut-off Reservation Date: Monday, April 22, 2024.

Reserve your hotel room now. 

Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago
9300 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Rosemont, IL 60018

Exclusively for NSC Spring Safety Conference & Expo participants, NSC has contracted discounted hotel rooms at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago, Sunday, May 12 - Friday, May 17 at the standard room rate of $149 per night plus taxes

Rooms are on a first-come basis. Cut-off Reservation Date: Monday, April 22, 2024.

Reserve your hotel room now. 

Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago
9300 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 696-1234

No. The room rate is $149 and does not include tax.  

Rates are quoted per person, per room, per night, unless otherwise specified. Additional people, children, rollaway beds and other items may be subject to additional charges. 

Exclusively for NSC Spring Safety Conference & Expo participants, NSC has contracted discounted hotel rooms at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago, Sunday, May 12 - Friday, May 17 at the standard room rate of $149 per night plus taxes

Rooms are on a first-come basis. Cut-off Reservation Date: Monday, April 22, 2024.

Reserve your hotel room now. 

Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago
9300 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Rosemont, IL 60018

Exclusively for NSC Spring Safety Conference & Expo participants, NSC has contracted discounted hotel rooms at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago, Sunday, May 12 - Friday, May 17 at the standard room rate of $149 per night plus taxes

Rooms are on a first-come basis. Cut-off Reservation Date: Monday, April 22, 2024.

Reserve your hotel room now. 

Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago
9300 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Rosemont, IL 60018

Guests may cancel individual reservations up to 72 hours before arrival. 

If you have any questions concerning your hotel accommodations, you should contact central reservations at (847) 696-1234.

If you provided an email address while completing your online reservation, you will be sent a confirmation of reservation via email. Otherwise contact central reservation at (847) 696-1234.

If you have any questions concerning your hotel accommodations, you should contact the hotel directly (847) 696-1234.

The Hyatt Regency O'Hare accepts all major credit cards (i.e. Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover Card and Diners Club). Rooms are on a first-come basis. Registration cut-off is Monday, April 22.  Reserve Now.