The 2023 NSC Safety Congress & Expo will take place October 20-26.

  • Professional Development Seminars: October 20-22 and 25-26*
  • Congress & Expo: October 23-25

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Halls D-I

900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA

(504) 582-3000
https://mccno.com/

*Additional fee and pre-registration required. 

Yes. Shuttle service will only be available to those who booked their hotel room(s) thru onPeak, NSC’s official housing provider. 

The dress code is business casual.

For your safety during move-in and move-out, closed toed-shoes must be worn at all times in the exhibit halls and docks. Open-toed footwear, sandals or flip-flops are not allowed. Access to the exhibit halls or docks will not be granted unless the shoe policy is followed.

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA
(504) 582-3000
https://mccno.com/

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.  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.

 

No one under 16 years of age is permitted to attend or to be on the Expo floor regardless of affiliation or circumstances. Proof of age is required.


 

2023 Call for Papers closed.

Please complete the following form to capture your information to receive an email when the 2024 Call for Papers opens. 

Under ADA, if you require special services in order to attend, during the registration process, please select the option. You will be contacted by NSC. Without advance notice, some requests cannot be fulfilled onsite. 
Handouts are at the speaker's discretion. We recommend asking the speaker directly for them. 

Expo Hours

Monday, Oct. 23

9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Dedicated Expo Hours*

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 24

9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Dedicated Expo Hours*

9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 25

9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Dedicated Expo Hours*

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

*Dedicated Expo Hours - Allow uniterrupted conversations. No scheduled educational sessions
taking place outside the Expo floor during this time. 

Registration opens Tuesday, June 13, 2023.

We encourage everyone to pre-register; however, you may register onsite via QR code using a credit card only. 

Hall G of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Registration Hours:

Friday, Oct. 20 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 21 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 22 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 23 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 24 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 25 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Hall G of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Registration Hours :

Friday, Oct. 20 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 21 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 22 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 23 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 24 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 25 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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


 

Group Rates are available on Full Safety Congress & Expo pricing only for companies who register five or more employees. To participate, please contact congress.expo@nsc.org. Discounts not retroactive for previously registered attendees.  

Please note registration opens Tuesday, June 13.

No. Each Professional Development Seminar (PDS) requires a separate registration fee that does not include access to the 2023 NSC Safety Congress & Expo, Opening Session, Keynotes, Technical Sessions, Networking opportunities or access to the Expo floor. 


 

Yes. Professional Development Seminars will be available, October 20-22 and 25-26 for an additional charge. Registering for a PDS does not include Opening Session, Keynotes, Technical Sessions, Networking opportunities or access to the Expo floor.


 

Yes. Continuing Education Units will be available. Click here for more information.


 

Yes. Once you register, you'll receive a confirmation email.

No. There will not be a virtual option.

If you received an email confirmation, click on the link under "Manage My Registration" provided in confirmation email to make changes and/or select additional events.

If you have lost your confirmation email, please contact nationalsafetycouncil@xpressreg.net or (774) 247- 4017.


 

Badges will not be mailed in advance. You will pick up your badge onsite. 

Hall G of the Ernest N. Morial Conventions Center 

Registration Hours :

Friday, Oct. 20 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 21 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 22 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 23 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 24 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 25 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

 

Hall G of the Ernest N. Morial Conventions Center 

Registration Hours :

Friday, Oct. 20 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 21 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 22 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 23 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 24 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 25 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Badges can be reproduced at the registration counters for a $100.00 processing fee. Photo ID is required. 


 
For Substitutions/Name changes call (774) 247-4017 or email: NationalSafetyCouncil@xpressreg.net. Changes can be made until the badge has been printed and verified.
 

Yes. We are still providing a show badge. Once onsite, please visit the registration area, Hall G of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Friday, Oct. 20 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 21 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 22 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 23 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 24 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct, 25 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Cancellations received on or before Friday, September 22, 2023 will be assessed the following processing fees: $100 for Full Congress & Expo and Expo only registrations; $50 for Professional Development Seminars (PDS). All cancellation requests must be emailed to congressrefunds@nsc.org; phone calls will not be accepted. Cancellations received after Friday, September 23, 2023 and no shows are non-refundable. 

For substitutions/name changes, email NationalSafetyCouncil@xpressreg.net or call 774-247-4017. Changes can be made until the badge has been printed. NSC reserves the right to substitute faculty or to cancel or reschedule sessions due to low enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.

NSC has the right to refuse or discontinue access to the 2023 NSC Safety Congress & Expo if the event’s established health and safety guidelines and/or show policies are not being followed. In the event that access is refused or discontinued, the registrant is not eligible for a refund.

Discounts not retroactive for previously registered attendees. 

The deadline to submit registration form(s) with a check or Government PO is Sept. 22. On Sept. 23, all registration requests will need to be paid online.

Hall G of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Registration Hours :

Friday, Oct. 20 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 21 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 22 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 23 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 24 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 25 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Enter your NSC member number or if you attended one of our other events, you may find your contact info or Skip to start new registeration as a non-member. 

Not sure a member or not, please contact NSC Customer Service at (855) 772-6993 or customerservice@nsc.org

Yes. There is Student Registration. Student registration is free. To qualify for student registration, you must be enrolled as a full-time student in the U.S. and not currently employed as a safety professional.

To register:

  • Click on the Student box on the landing page. Registration opens June 13.
  • Then upload your credentials during the registration process, or thru your email confirmation.
    • Credentials required: Student ID and Fall 2023 schedule
    • You can also upload credentials thru the Registration Resource Center. Opens June 13.

Student registration closes Sept. 22, 2023

No. You do not need to register for the Technical Sessions, you just show up and attend. 

Thank you for your interest! Please contact our exhibit sales team:

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

Joe Valentino
(630) 775-2339
joe.valentino@nsc.org


 

Please contact our exhibit sales team:

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

Joe Valentino
joe.valentino@nsc.org
(630) 775-2339

Expo Hours

Monday, Oct. 23

9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Dedicated Expo Hours*

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 24

9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Dedicated Expo Hours*

9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 25

9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Dedicated Expo Hours*

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

*Dedicated Expo Hours - Allow uniterrupted conversations. No scheduled educational sessions
taking place outside the Expo floor during this time. 

Most questions about fixtures, electricity, shipping, etc. will be answered in the 2023 NSC Safety Congress & Expo Exhibitor Hub. Available June 2023.

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 https://revenue.louisiana.gov/.

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


 

General move-in begins Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22.

Installation of Exhibits/Move-In

  • Friday, October 20: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 21: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 22: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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

Please note: Closed toe shoes need to be worn at all times in the exhibit halls and docks during move in and move out. No access will be granted to the exhibit halls or docks if the shoe policy is not followed. 

Inline Booth – an 8' high x 10’ wide backwall drape, 3' high side rail drape, a 7" x 44" and identification sign.

Peninsula Booth - (20' x 20' that backs up to inline booths or another Peninsula booth) – an 8' high x 20’ wide backwall drape on common back wall, a 7" x 44"  and identification sign.

Island Booth -  (minimum 20' x 30').

All booths also include five (5) badges (1 Full Congress and 4 Expo only) per 10' x 10' space, listing on the NSC Safety Congress & Expo website, listing in Safety+Health magazine, and complimentary Exhibitor Guest Passes.

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

Exhibitor Manual will be available June 2023.  

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 Only includes:

  • Exhibitor admission to Expo floor
  • Opening Session

 

Badges can be reproduced at the exhibitor registration counters for a $100.00 processing fee. Photo ID is required.


 

No one under 16 years of age is permitted to attend or to be on the Expo floor regardless of affiliation or circumstances. Proof of age is required.


 

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 or room rental) will be available at many of the official 2023 NSC Safety Congress & Expo hotels during NON-Expo hours and must be requested through the online Meeting Request Form.

Lead retrieval and the 2023 NSC Safety Congress & Expo Attendee list may be ordered through CDS. Information can be found in the Exhibitor Hub (opens June 2023)

The Attendee list may only be purchased by contracted Exhibitors. The Attendee list contains mailing information only and may only be used once.


 

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 2023 NSC Safety Congress & Expo Attendee Mailing List.


 

The warehouse and direct shipping addresses and labels are listed in the Shipping, Drayage and Material Handling section of your Exhibitor Service Manual in the Exhibitor Hub and the end of June 2023.

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

This cost is $29.50 per square foot for NSC Members, $30.50 per square foot for Non-Members. A 10' x 10' is $2,950.00 for NSC Members. If you are assigned a corner, you will be charged an additional $150.00 per corner.

A 10' x 10' booth rental package is available for $5,500. 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.


 

You will be able to register for exhibitor badges in the Exhibitor Hub at the end of June 2023.


 

Yes. The most current version can be found here. (Available booths are in blue)

We ask that everyone registers their booth staff in advance.

Yes, per industry guidelines no more than 4 people in a 100 sq ft (10’x10’) booth. 

Exhibitors are required to have floor covering in their booth; you have the option to purchase carpet through GES or bring your own.

NSC will be carpeting the show aisles and sanitizing nightly.

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

Please refer to the 2023 Display regulations located in the 2023 NSC Safety Congress & Expo application.


 

Hotel Reservations can be made here. For best availability and the lowest rates, book your hotel rooms early. Hotel Deadline: September 25

NOTE:  Your credit card will not be charged at the time of booking. Hotel rooming lists are transferred to each hotel approx. 21 days out; it’s up to the hotel to charge your credit card.


 

No, however once you complete your registration; you have an opportunity to book a hotel online. For best availability and the lowest rates, book your hotel rooms early.  A credit card will be required to hold the reservation. 

NOTE:  Your credit card will not be charged at the time of booking. Hotel rooming lists are transferred to each hotel approx. 21 days out; it’s up to the hotel to charge your credit card.


 

Yes, the housing site allows you to book up to 20 rooms at one time based on availability. A credit card will be required to hold the reservations. 

NOTE:  Your credit card will not be charged at the time of booking. Hotel rooming lists are transferred to each hotel approx. 21 days out; it’s up to the hotel to charge your credit card.

A credit card will be required to hold the reservation. 

NOTE:  Your credit card will not be charged at the time of booking. Hotel rooming lists are transferred to each hotel approx. 21 days out; it’s up to the hotel to charge your credit card.

Your email confirmation provides you with several methods to request a change on your reservation.

Hotel cancellation policies vary.  Please refer to your confirmation for full policy details.


 

Yes, an email confirmation will be sent from onPeak within 24 hours.


 

No, hotel taxes will be reflected on your confirmation.


 

The hotel rooms being provided as part of the 2023 NSC Safety Congress & Expo official hotel block have been contracted by the National Safety Council and the official housing provider onPeak. The official hotel block is available and offered to registered 2023 NSC Safety Congress & Expo attendees and exhibitors only, and only such registered parties are authorized and permitted to reserve hotel rooms in this block.

Unauthorized use of the room block may result in the hotel reservations being canceled. Unauthorized use includes, without limitation, the resale of rooms by third parties, travel agencies, event organizers, or tour groups without the express written consent of The National Safety Council. Neither the National Safety Council nor onPeak bears the responsibility for any costs, damages, or other liability incurred by any party due to cancellation of rooms in violation of these terms of use.

Shuttle service between select NSC contracted hotels and the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center will operate Monday, October 23 - Wednesday, October 25 in connection with event times. The Service will only be available to those who booked their hotel room(s) thru onPeak, NSC’s official housing provider. 


 

The deadline to submit a presentation for the 2023 NSC Safety Congress & Expo Call for Presentations has passed. If interested in the 2024 Call for Presentations, please email kelly.buterbaugh@nsc.org


 
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