Registration will open Tuesday, January 5, 2021.

The registration fees are listed here. 

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

The Professional Development Seminars (PDS) take place Wednesday, April 28, 2021 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. 

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, April 28:
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m

Thursday, April 29: 
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Friday, April 30:
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, April 29 
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Friday, April 30
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Cancellations received in writing on or before Friday, April 2, 2021 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, April 2, 2021 and no shows are non-refundable. For Substitutions/Name changes email nece@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. To receive a Certificate of Attendance, email nece@nsc.org. 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 2020 NSC Northeast Conference & Expo, you are eligible to earn Continuing Education Units, Continuance of Certification and Certification Maintenance Credits.

ABIH
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           

Yes, at this time the 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.

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 $1,150.00 (Advance Rate) and $12.50 per square foot (Standard Rate). If you are assigned to a corner, you will be charged an additional $100.00 per corner.

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.

Island Booth – (minimum 20' x 30') - none.

All booths also include company listing in the 2021 NSC Northeast Safety Conference & Expo (NECE) website, listing in the NSC NECE 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 2021. 

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.

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 built form the ground up along with your product will be permitted at a maximum height of 16’.  No hanging signs allowed.

Most questions about fixtures, electricity, shipping, etc. are answered in the online Exhibitor Manual available January 2021.

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, April 28, 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 Shipping/Drayage Material Handling section of the Exhibitor Service Manual available January 2021.

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 January 2021.

Substitute registrations are accepted before February 21, 2020.

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.

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 2021 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.

Lead Retrieval information is contained in the Exhibitor Service Manual be available January 2021. 

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

Yes, at this time the 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.

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, April 27- Friday, April 30, 2021 at the standard room rate of $153.00 per night plus taxes.

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. 

The reservation deadline is Monday, April 5, 2021.

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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 April 2021.

Yes, at this time the 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.

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