The NSC 2019 Congress & Expo will be held in San Diego, CA from September 7-13, 2019 at the San Diego Convention Center.

Address:
San Diego Convention Center

111 W. Harbor Drive

San Diego, CA 92101


 

Registration fees will be posted in April 2019.


 

To determine your member status with the National Safety Council, please contact NSC Customer Service at (855) 772-6993 or customerservice@nsc.org.


 

Yes, group discounts may be arranged for 5 or more Full Congress & Expo registrants from one company. Group discount must be requested prior to registering and will not apply to existing registrations. Contact Becky Krauss at 630-775-2161 for more information.


 

No, each Professional Development Seminar (PDS) requires a separate registration fee that DOES NOT include access to the NSC 2019 Congress & Expo, Keynotes, Technical Sessions or Expo Floor. 


 

Professional Development Seminars will be held at the San Diego Convention Center. Pre and post Expo. The Final Program will contain specific room information.


 

Yes, regardless of affiliation, all registrants must be 16 years of age or older. Proof of age may be requested.


 

Yes, depending on how you register for the NSC 2019 Congress & Expo, a confirmation will be sent to you one of two ways:

ONLINE REGISTRATIONS
If you register online, a confirmation will immediately be sent to your email address.

FAX OR MAIL REGISTRATIONS
If you register by fax or mail, a confirmation will be emailed to you within five business days. If no email address is provided, a confirmation will be faxed to you within five business days. If neither an email address nor a fax number is provided, a confirmation will be mailed to you, via the U.S. Postal Service, 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, or received your confirmation via fax or mail, please contact NSC Customer Relations at (855) 772-6993 or customerservice@nsc.org.


 

Badges will not be mailed in advance. For expedited processing on-site please bring a copy of your confirmation letter and a photo ID to the Express Badge Pick-up counters located in the San Diego Convention Center.


 

Registration counters for the NSC 2019 Congress & Expo will be located in the San Diego Convention Center.

Saturday, September 7

7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, September 8

7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Monday, September 9

7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 10

7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 11

7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Please note: this schedule is subject to change.

2019 Expo hours are as follows:

Monday, September 9

9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 10

9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 11

9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The dress code for the NSC 2019 Congress & Expo is business casual.


 

Rolling Bags/ Suitcasing Policy: NSC does not permit solicitation from non-exhibiting companies. Attendees are not allowed to bring rolling bags/suitcases on the expo floor. Luggage check will be available onsite for non-permitted bags. Any individual observed participating in activities to solicit or sell products to event attendees without having a booth at the event will be asked to leave immediately.

 

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.
 

 

Cancellations received in writing on or before Friday, August 30, 2019 will be assessed the following cancellation fees: $50 for Full Congress & 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, August 30, 2019 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.  

If the original badge has not been verified, a replacement badge can be issued one time free of charge. Badges that have been verified can be reproduced at the registration counters for a $100.00 processing fee. Photo ID is required in both cases.


 

Click here to search Exhibitors at the NSC 2019 Congress & Expo.


 

Mark your calendar for NSC Congress & Expo future dates

2020 NSC Congress & Expo

Congress: Oct. 3-9
Expo: Oct. 5-7
Indianapolis, IN

Indianpolis Convention Center

The NSC 2019 Congress & Expo will be held in San Diego, CA from September 7-13, 2019 at the San Diego Convention Center.

Address:
San Diego Convention Center

111 W. Harbor Drive

San Diego, CA 92101


 

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


 

Yes. The most current version can be found on our website, click here to view. (Available booths are in blue)

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

This cost is $27.50 per square foot for NSC Members, $28.50 per square foot for Non-Members. A 10' x 10' is $2,750.00 for NSC Members. If you are assigned a corner, you will be charged an additional $100.00 per corner.

A 10' x 10' booth rental package is available for $5,050.00. This package includes a hard wall booth structure in addition to the booth space cost.

Payment must accompany the Exhibit Space Application in order for booths to be assigned. Payment can be made by check (US funds), money order, wire transfer, or credit card. We accept VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.


 

Inline Booth – an 8' high back wall drape, 3' side rail drape, a 7" x 44" identification sign, and Sunday night vacuuming (visqueen must be removed).

Peninsula Booth (20' x 20' that backs up to inline booths) – an 8' high back wall drape (in middle 10' section) on common back wall, a 7" x 44" identification sign and Sunday night vacuuming.

Split Island Booth (20' x 20' that backs up to another 20’ x 20’ booth) – Sunday night vacuuming (visqueen must be removed).

Island Booth (minimum 20' x 30') – Sunday night vacuuming (visqueen must be removed).

All booths also include five (5) badges per 10' x 10' space, listing on the NSC Congress & Expo website, listing Final Program, listing in Safety+Health magazine, and complimentary Exhibitor Guest Passes.

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


 

Height restrictions are based on the type of booth you have purchased.

Please refer to the 2019 Display regulations. 


 

Most questions about fixtures, electricity, shipping, etc. will be answered in the NSC 2019 Congress & Expo Exhibitor Manual (Coming in May 2019).

Sales are not recommended on the Expo floor. However, you may take orders. If you choose to sell product you are responsible for collecting and reporting local and state taxes to the California Department of Revenue.

Camera-type devices or knives must be orders only. Cash and carry will not be permitted.


 

General move-in begins Friday, September 6 and Sunday, September 8.

Installation of Exhibits/Move-In

Friday, September 6 19: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 7 20: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, September 8: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

All booths must be set by 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.
 

Thank you for your interest, please contact us:

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

Joe Valentino
(630) 775-2339

joe.valentino@nsc.org

The NSC 2019 Congress & Expo Exhibitor Manual is will be available in May 2019.  

Each exhibiting company is entitled to 5 complimentary exhibitor badges for each 100 square feet of booth space. The allotment is 1 Full Congress badge and 4 Expo Only badges.

Full Congress includes:

  • Admission to the Expo floor
  • Opening Session
  • Keynotes
  • 3 days of Technical Sessions 
    (Expo floor lunch on Wednesday and Thursday is not included with an Exhibitor Full Congress badge.)

"Expo Only" includes:

  • Exhibitor admission to Expo floor
  • Opening Session

 

If the original badge has not been verified, a replacement badge can be issued one time free of charge. Badges that have been verified can be reproduced at the exhibitor registration counters for a $100.00 processing fee. Photo ID is required in both cases.


 

During move-in, Expo hours and move-out, no one under the age of 16 (including infants) will be admitted, regardless of affiliation.

THIS RULE IS STICTLY ENFORCED. Persons 16 and over must register and pay the applicable fees in order to receive a badge. Proof of age may be requested.


 

Per the Exhibit Space Application and Contract, Exhibitors are NOT allowed to hold any type of meeting or function during Expo hours. Meeting space (many with food & beverage minimums) will be available at many of the official 2018 Congress & Expo hotels during NON-Expo hours. For more information, contact us at congress.expo@nsc.org.


 

Mark your calendar for NSC Congress & Expo future dates

2020 NSC Congress & Expo

Congress: Oct. 3-9
Expo: Oct. 5-7
Indianapolis, IN

Indianpolis Convention Center

No, the National Safety Council member list is not for sale.  However, a large number of NSC members do attend the NSC Congress & Expo. Exhibitors only may purchase the NSC Congress & Expo Attendee Mailing List.


 

The warehouse and direct shipping addresses and labels are listed in the Material Handling/Shipping section of your Exhibitor Service Manual which will be available in May 2019.

Exhibitor registration will open in April 2019.


 

The deadline to submit a presentation for the NSC 2019 Congress & Expo Call for Presentations is Friday, February 1, 2019.


 

Confirmed speakers and moderators will receive an email with a personalized Login and Password to access the NSC 2019 NSC Congress & Expo Speaker Service Center.  Once logged into the Speaker Service Center, a registration link will be provided.