The 2018 NSC Congress & Expo will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. 

Address:
George R. Brown Convention Center

1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, TX  77010


 

Registration will open on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Please see the Registration Information page for a breakdown of registration fees.


 

To determine your member status with the National Safety Council, please contact NSC Customer Service at (800) 621-7619 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. Click here for more information 


 

Please see the Registration Information page for details on various registration options.


 

No, each Professional Development Seminar (PDS) requires a separate registration fee that DOES NOT include access to the 2018 NSC Congress & Expo, Keynotes, Technical Sessions or Expo Floor. 


 

Professional Development Seminars will be held at the George R. Brown 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.


 

2018 Expo hours are as follows:

Monday, October 22

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

Tuesday, October 23

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

Wednesday, October 24

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

The dress code for the 2018 NSC Congress & Expo is business casual.


 

Click here to search Exhibitors at the 2018 NSC Congress & Expo.


 

Mark your calendar for NSC Congress & Expo future dates

2019 NSC Congress & Expo

Congress: Sept. 7-13
Expo: Sept. 9-11
San Diego, CA

The 2018 NSC Congress & Expo will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. 

Address:
George R. Brown Convention Center

1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, TX  77010


 

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.


 

General move-in begins Friday, October 19 and Sunday, October  21.

Installation of Exhibits/Move-In

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

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

Sunday, October 21: 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

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 Monday and Tuesday is not included with an Exhibitor Full Congress badge.)

"Expo Only" includes:

  • Exhibitor admission to Expo floor
  • Opening Session

 

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 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

2019 NSC Congress & Expo

Congress: Sept. 7-13
Expo: Sept. 9-11
San Diego, CA

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 deadline to submit a presentation for the 2018  NSC Congress & Expo Call for Presentations is Friday, February 2, 2018.


 

Confirmed speakers and moderators will receive an email with a personalized Login and Password to access the NSC 2017 NSC Congress & Expo Speaker Service Center.  Once logged into the Speaker Service Center, a registration link will be provided.