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

Professional Development Seminars: October 
Congress & Expo: October 23-25
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

New Orleans, LA

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

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.

Registration opens Tuesday, June 13, 2023.

Group Rates are available on Full Safety Congress & Expo pricing only for companies who register five or more employees. To participate, please contact

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.


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

Bill Steinbach
(630) 775-2403

Joe Valentino
(630) 775-2339


Please contact our exhibit sales team:

Bill Steinbach
(630) 775-2403

Joe Valentino
(630) 775-2339

Expo Hours

Monday, Oct. 23

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

Dedicated Expo Hours*

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 24

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

Dedicated Expo Hours* 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 25

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

Dedicated Expo Hours* 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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

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

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: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 21: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 22: 8:00 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. No open-toed footwear, sandals or flip flops are allowed during Expo hours.

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


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 Resource Center (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.


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.


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

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.