The registration fees are posted here.

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

The Professional Development Seminars (PDS) take place Wednesday, March 11, 2020 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, 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. 

From your 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 Service at  (855) 772-6993 or customerservice@nsc.org

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

Onsite Registration Desk hours:

Wednesday, March 11:
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m

Thursday, March 12: 
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Friday, March 13:
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

*Hours are subject to change

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 12 
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Friday, March 13
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Cancellations received in writing on or before Friday, February 21, 2020 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 nece@nsc.org; phone calls will not be accepted. Cancellations received after Friday, February 21, 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 Northeast 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

Division Meetings are an NSC member benefit and only members of the National Safety Council can attend. You will need your NSC Member number and the promo code "Divisions" to complete your registration

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 $11.50 per square foot.  A 10' x 10' is $1150.00. If you are assigned to a corner, you will be charged an additional $100.00 per corner.

Payment must accompany the Exhibit Space Application in order for booths to be assigned.

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

Peninsula Booth (20' x 20') - an 8' high back wall drape (in 10' sections) on common back wall and a 7'' x 44'' identification sign, inline furnishings.

Island Booth (minimum 20' x 30') - no additional inclusions.

All booths also include company listing in the 2020 NSC Northeast Conference & Expo website, listing in the NSC NECE Final Program, listing in Safety+Health magazine, and complimentary Exhibitor Guest Passes.

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.

Exhibitor Service Manual will be available in December 2019.

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 December 2019.

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, May 1, 2019 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 December 2018.

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.

Substitute registrations are accepted before February 21, 2020.

As an Exhibitor, per 100 sq. ft., you will receive one Full Conference badge and two 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.

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 Northeast 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 December 2019. 

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 Friday, March 6- Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at the standard room rate of $149.00 per night plus taxes.

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. 

Hotel reservations may be made online here.

The reservation deadline is February 17, 2020.

We encrypt all of our information using SSL-secured websites.

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.

If billing needs to be applied to a credit card that cannot be presented at check in (company card) you will need to contact to the hotel directly at 412-281-3700 and ask for a credit card authorization form.

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.

The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh accepts all major credit cards (i.e. Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover Card and Diners Club). In order for your credit card to be a valid method of payment, the month and year expiration date must be after March 2020.

Download the Official 2020 NSC Northeast Conference & Expo Mobile App for an Enhanced Event Experience!

Search for Exhibitors by Company Name

Exhibitors are shown in two lists: “All Exhibitors” and “By Product Category”.  Click on a product category to view a list of the exhibitors in that group. 

The “All Exhibitors” tab lists all the current exhibitors in alphabetical order. The “By Product Category” tab lists the product categories and the number of exhibitors who have selected each of these. 

Search Exhibitors by Keyword

You can search for exhibitors by typing a keyword in the search box at the top of the Exhibitor list screen.  The results will include all exhibitors that have this keyword in their company name, profile, brands or product categories.

Each exhibitor listing has their booth number(s) displayed below their name. An exhibitor listing may have a video icon which indicates that they have uploaded multimedia content. 

Save an Exhibitor to Favorites

From the Exhibitor list or any exhibitor's eBooth profile, you can add the exhibitor as a favorite to your personalized planner by clicking on the star icon.

Exhibitor eBooth Profile

You can visit the eBooth for any company by clicking on their name in the Exhibitor list.  You will see the company’s contact information, description, product categories and videos they have uploaded.  To play the video on your device, just click on the video. From this screen you can add the exhibitor as a favorite to your Personalized Planner by clicking on the star icon. You can also view the location of their booth on the floor plan by clicking on the “Map it” button.  The exhibitor’s booth will be highlighted on the floor plan.

Tap on the Session app icon in the app menu dashboard to view the complete list of sessions.

You can view the schedule by swiping left and right and scrolling up and down for sessions sorted by day and time.

Search for sessions by keyword using the search bar at the top of screen.

Save a Session

There are two ways you can save a session: 

  • When you see a session title that interests you, tap on the star next to that listing.

          OR

  • From the session page, select "Add Session" to save it to your planner.

From the app menu dashboard, select Planner app icon. From here you can manage the lists of exhibitors, sessions and personal meetings that you have added to your Personalized Planner.

Saved Exhibitors

Click on "My Exhibitors" to see your list of saved exhibitors.

Saved Sessions & Meetings

Click on "My Itinerary" to see your schedule by day. This section will include all of your saved sessions and the personal meetings you created in the mobile app. 

Add Session to Mobile Device's Calendar

From the session screen, select "Add to Device Calendar" to save the session in your device's calendar.

Add a Personal Meeting

From the Planner section, tap on the calendar icon at the bottom of the screen. Select your desired day and time

and add any notes.

Remove a Saved Exhibitor or Session

Tap on the star next to the Exhibitor's Name or Session title to remove the listing from your planner.

You can view the interactive floor plan by clicking on the Floor Plan icon in the app dashboard. 

The Main Map will highlight booths belonging to the exhibitors that you have added to your Personalized Planner. You can also view an exhibitor’s profile from the map view by clicking on their booth.

How to find your location on the interactive floor plan:

1. Click on the Locate Me button at the bottom of the interactive floor plan.

2. Enter a nearby exhibitor's name and then click Search.

3. Click on the listed exhibitor's name, a marker will appear on the map to indicate where you are currently located on the show floor. 

From the app menu dashboard, select the My Notes app icon. You will see a list of of your session and meeting notes.

To add a note, tap on the "pencil" icon on the bottom of the screen.

To edit one of your notes, tap on the "folder" icon on the bottom of the screen to see more details.

To email the notes to yourself or a contact, tap on the arrow in the bottom left corner.

If you have any other questions about this event's mobile app, contact support at Personify A2Z Events.

For Technical Support with this webpage, please contact support.