The 2024 NSC Safety Congress & Expo will take place September 13-19.

  • Professional Development Seminars: September 13-15 and 18-19*
  • Congress & Expo: September 16-18

Orange County Convention Center
West Building
9800 International Dr. 

Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 447-5547
https://www.occc.net/

*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. 

NSC Safety Congress & Expo

Business casual attire. (Slacks or business dress pants. Khakies, chinos, button-down shirt, henleys, polo shirts, sweaters, blouses, knee-length or long skirts)

Move-in / Move-out

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.

Green Cross Celebration

Cocktail attire. 

National Awards Celebration

Business casual attire. (Slacks or business dress pants. Khakies, chinos, button-down shirt, henleys, polo shirts, sweaters, blouses, knee-length or long skirts)

Orange County Convention Center
West Building
9800 International Dr. 

Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 447-5547
https://www.occc.net/

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.

LUGGAGE CHECK –  Will be located in OCCC, West Concourse, Lobby A.  Cost:   $4.00 per bag  

Dates                                          Times                                   

September 16, 2024        7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
September 17, 2024        7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
September 18, 2024        7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


 

No one under 16 years of age is permitted to attend regardless of affiliation or circumstances. Proof of age is required.


 
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, Sept. 16

9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Dedicated Expo Hours*

9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Dedicated Expo Hours*

9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

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. 

There is so much to see and do. Checkout everything Orlando has to offer.

Bag Check / Luggage –  Will be located in OCCC, West Concourse, Lobby A.
Cost:   $4.00 per bag  

Dates                                          Times                                   

September 16, 2024        7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
September 17, 2024        7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
September 18, 2024        7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

The NSC Safety Congress & Expo program is available only via our event mobile app starting in August 2024. Please visit our website for additional information congress.nsc.org. 
As part of our ongoing commitment to safety and security, attendees must wear NSC badges to all Congress events and no one under 16 years of age is permitted.

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

Main Lobby B - Orange County Convention Center - West Building

Registration Hours:

Friday, Sept. 13 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 14 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 15 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 16 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 17 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 18 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

There are three locations you can pick up your badge.

  1. Main Lobby B - Orange County Convention Center - West Building
  2. Hyatt Regency (limited days/times)
  3. Rosen Centre (limited days/times)

Main Lobby B - Orange County Convention Center - West Building

Hours:

Friday, Sept. 13 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 14 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 15 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 16 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 17 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 18 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Satelite Locations - Hyatt Regency & Rosen Centre

Hours:

Sunday, Sept. 15 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 16 7 a.m. - 11 a.m.

To determine your member status with the National Safety Council, please contact NSC Customer Service at (800) 621-7619 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 before Aug. 16Discounts not retroactive for previously registered attendees.  

No. Each Professional Development Seminar (PDS) requires a separate registration fee that does not include access to the 2024 NSC Safety Congress & Expo, Opening Session, Keynotes, Technical Sessions, Networking opportunities or access to the Expo floor. 


 

Yes. Professional Development Seminars will be available, September 13-15 and 18-19 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. 

There are three locations you can pick up your badge.

  1. Main Lobby B - Orange County Convention Center - West Building
  2. Hyatt Regency (limited days/times)
  3. Rosen Centre (limited days/times)

Main Lobby B - Orange County Convention Center - West Building

Hours:

Friday, Sept. 13 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 14 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 15 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 16 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 17 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 18 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Satelite Locations - Hyatt Regency & Rosen Centre

Hours:

Sunday, Sept. 15 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 16 7 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Main Lobby B - Orange County Convention Center - West Building

Registration Hours:

Friday, Sept. 13 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 14 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 15 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 16 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 17 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 18 7:30 a.m. - 12 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, there are three locations you can pick up your badge.

  1. Main Lobby B - Orange County Convention Center - West Building
  2. Hyatt Regency (limited days/times)
  3. Rosen Centre (limited days/times)

Main Lobby B - Orange County Convention Center - West Building

Hours:

Friday, Sept. 13 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 14 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 15 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 16 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 17 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 18 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Satelite Locations - Hyatt Regency & Rosen Centre

Hours:

Sunday, Sept. 15 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 16 7 a.m. - 11 a.m.

NSC Cancellation/Substitution Policy

  • Cancellations received on or before Friday, August 16 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, August 16 and no shows are non-refundable.
  • Discounts not retroactive for previously registered attendees.
  • Substitutions or 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.

The deadline to submit registration form(s) with a check or Government PO is Aug 16. On Aug. 17, all registration requests will need to be paid online.

Main Lobby B - Orange County Convention Center - West Building

Hours:

Friday, Sept. 13 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 14 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 15 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 16 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 17 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 18 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Yes. There is Student Registration. Student registration is free. To qualify for student registration, you must be enrolled as a full-time student (at least 12 credit hours) in the U.S. and not currently employed as a safety professional or intern.

To register:

  • Click on the Student box on the landing page. 
  • Then upload your credentials during the registration process, or thru your email confirmation.
    • Credentials required: Student ID and Fall 2024 schedule

Student registration closes Aug. 16, 2024

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, Sept. 16

9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Dedicated Expo Hours*

9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Dedicated Expo Hours*

9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

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. 

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://floridarevenue.com/Pages/default.aspx 

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


 

General move-in begins Friday, September 13 through Sunday, Sunday, September 15.

Installation of Exhibits/Move-In

  • Friday, September 13: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, September, 14: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 15: 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.

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 2024 NSC Safety Congress & Expo hotels during NON-Expo hours and must be requested through the online Meeting Request Form.

No, the National Safety Council member list is not for sale.  However, a large number of NSC members do attend the NSC Safety Congress & Expo. Exhibitors only may purchase the 2024 NSC Safety Congress & Expo Attendee Mailing List from our official Registration Company, CDS. 


 

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

This cost is $30.50 per square foot for NSC Members, $31.50 per square foot for Non-Members. A 10' x 10' is $3,050 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.


 

Register your staff through the Exhibitor Resource Center available at https://nsc2024.smallworldlabs.com.


 

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.

Exhibitors may serve food or beverages to in their booths by purchasing through the Convention Center's exclusive provider Sodexo Live.  Food Service will be located in the hall. Several different food options will be available.

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

Please refer to the 2024 Display regulations located in the 2024 NSC Safety Congress & Expo application.


 

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

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.


 

Most of the official hotels accept the following credit cards: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa.

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


 

Yes, however, most hotels have very specific requirements regarding the use of a credit card number that is not issued in your name. All hotels will require the following:

  1. The completion of a credit card authorization form that you will need to request directly from the hotel where you have reserved your room.
  2. The individuals authorized to use this credit card will need to complete the form and fax it back to the hotel along with a copy of the front and back of the credit card.
  3. In most cases, the hotel will also require a copy of the credit card signer's driver's license.

If you know in advance that you will be using your company's credit card, please request a credit card authorization form from the hotel as soon as you have received your confirmation from onPeak.


 

No, hotel taxes will be reflected on your confirmation.


 

The hotel rooms being provided as part of the 2024 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 2024 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 Orange County Convention Center will operate Monday, Sept. 16 - Wednesday, Sept. 18 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.