The full NSC COVID-19 Health and Safety Event Management Procedure can be accessed here.

Yes, everyone exhibiting, attending, or participating in the event and NSC affiliated meetings must provide proof of vaccination.
Vaccinations are an effective method of preventing contraction and transmission of COVID-19. Breakthrough cases in vaccinated individuals are extremely rare and vaccinated individuals are less likely to pass on the illness to others if they are infected, according to the CDC. We are also working to manage risk by layering controls including vaccination, testing, face masks, distancing, sanitation, and all other steps detailed in our event procedure. 
Yes, face masks are mandatory for everyone exhibiting, attending and participating in any NSC affiliated meetings or events. Neck gaiters, bandanas and face shields are not allowed.  Additional details and guidelines on acceptable Face masks can be found here.
Yes, during the registration process (as an attendee, exhibitor or speaker) there's an area where you identify that you understand and acknowledge that you risk exposure to and contraction of potentially dangerous disease (COVID-19), by attending the 2022 NSC Northeast Safety Conference & Expo. You understand and acknowledge the risks associated with diseases and viruses and you are fully aware that exposure may result in, including without limitation, infection, illiness, injury, or otherwise. In consideration of the above, you hereby release National Safety Council of any liability related to your attendance.

The Expo floor is located in the Spirit of Pittsburgh Ballroom on the 3rd floor of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. 

Expo Floor hours:

Thursday, March 17
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Dedicated Expo Hours*)
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Dedicated Expo Hours)

Friday, March 18
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Dedicated Expo Hours)

*No education taking place during this time.

The dress code is business casual.

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. To receive a Certificate of Attendance, email For notes about various certification program guidelines, please see below.

The National Safety Council follows the guidelines established by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. By attending the 2022 NSC Northeast Conference & Expo, you are eligible to earn Continuing Education Units, Continuance of Certification and Certification Maintenance Credits.

Diplomats can claim CM credit for this event. For more information, please visit

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

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           

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 2022 NSC Northeast 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.

The Professional Development Seminars (PDS) take place Wednesday, March 16 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. .

Please note the PDS requires pre-registration and an additional 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, at this time the NSC Northeast Safety Conference & Expo will be held in-person. We are closely monitoring developments, mandates and best practices from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), local public health officials, and the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh for guidance on how best to ensure the safety and health of all exhibitors, attendees, partners and staff on-site at the show.  A detailed plan will be communicated closer to the show.

Registration Open!

Key Deadline Dates

  • Early Registration Deadline: Friday, January 14 - Save up to $70
  • Advance Registration Deadline: Friday, February 18 - Last chance to save (save up to $40)

The registration fees are listed here.

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

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. 


Once your registration is complete, a confirmation will immediately be sent to your email address. 

Badges will be distributed onsite at the Scan & Go Badge Pick-Up Counters in the registration area of the Spirit of Pittsburgh Ballroom on Level 3 of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

Onsite Registration Desk hours:

Wednesday, March 16:
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m

Thursday, March 17: 
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Friday, March 18:
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

*Hours are subject to change

Cancellations received in writing on or before Friday, Feburary 18, 2022 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; phone calls will not be accepted. Cancellations received after Friday, February 18, 2022 and no shows are non-refundable. For Substitutions/Name changes email  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 Onsite Registration Desk for $25.00 per badge. For identification and security purposes, badges must be worn at all functions.

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

Bill Steinbach
(630) 775-2403

Joe Valentino
(630) 775-2339

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

Exhibit Space Application must be submitted in order for booth to be assigned and invoice for full payment will be generated. 

Inline Booth – (each 10’ x 10’) - Includes 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 and one trash can. 

Peninsula Booth  – (20' x 20') – Includes an 8' high x 20’ wide back wall drape on common back wall and a 7'' x 44'' ID sign with company name and booth number, two tables, four chairs and two trash cans.

All booths also include company listing in the 2022 NSC Northeast Safety Conference & Expo (NECE) website, Digital Final Program and complimentary Exhibitor Guest Passes.

All utilities and cleaning must be ordered separately through the Convention Center. Additional items/services such as material handling, shipping, furniture, labor, and other services can be ordered through our general contractor. Ballroom is carpeted so additional floor covering is not required.

Exhibitor Service Manual will be available in January 2022. 

In-line booth:  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. No hanging signs allowed.

Peninsula booth: 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 sidewall line of sight restrictions. No signage is permitted on the backside of the backwall facing your neighbors. Backwalls must be finished or draped at the exhibitor’s expense. No hanging signs allowed.

Most questions about fixtures, electricity, shipping, etc. are answered in the online Exhibitor Manual available January 2022.

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

Move-in will take place Wednesday, March 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


The warehouse and direct shipping addresses and labels are listed in the Shipping/Drayage Material Handling section of the Exhibitor Service Manual available January 2022.

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

Bill Steinbach
(630) 775-2403

Joe Valentino
(630) 775-2339

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.

Registration available January 2022.

Each 10’x10’ booth is entitled to 2 Expo only badges and 1 Full Conference badge (allows admission to education sessions) for your staff.  Add’l badges may be purchased.

Lead Retrieval information is contained in the Exhibitor Service Manual be available January 2022. 

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

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

NSC has contracted discounted hotel rooms at the Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh, connected directly to the Convention Center from Tuesday, March 15 - Saturday, March 19 at the standard room rate of $153.00 per night plus taxes. Book today!

No, the room rate is $153.00 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. 

Hotel reservations may be made online here.

The reservation deadline is Friday, Feb. 18.

A deposit equal to the first nights room and tax will be charged at the time a guest makes a room reservation, and upon check-in, will be applied towards the guest’s bill.  Deposits paid by guests are refundable if notice is received by the hotel at least 72 hours prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained.

Guests may cancel individual reservations up to 72 hours before arrival.
If you have any questions concerning your hotel accommodations, you should contact the hotel directly at (412) 281-3700. 
If you provided an email address while completing your online reservation, you will be sent a confirmation of reservation via email. Otherwise contact the hotel directly at (412) 281-3700.

If you have any questions concerning your hotel accommodations, you should contact the hotel directly (412) 281-3700.

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