Registration opens on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.

Click here to view registration details for the 2017 NSC TSCE.

 

 

No, the Professional Development Seminars (PDS) require separate a registration fee. The 2017 NSC Texas Safety Conference & Expo registration fees are $115 per seminar.

 

The Professional Development Seminar (PDS) takes place Sunday, March 5, 2017 at the Fort Worth Convention Center (exact room to be determined).

Please note the PDS requires a separate registration fee. Registration for the PDS does not include admission to the Technical Sessions, Opening Session or Exhibits. Early registration is encouraged as space is limited.

 

Yes, You are welcome to bring a spouse or guest. They must register as an attendee and pay the current rate at the time of registration. 

 
 

 

If you register online, a confirmation will immediately be sent to your email address. If you register by fax or mail, a confirmation will be emailed to you within five business days. If no email address is supplied, please contact NSC Customer Service by email or at (800) 621-7619 to receive a copy of your confirmation.

To add additional events to your registration, please contact NSC Customer Service, by email or at (800) 621-7619.

Badges will be distributed onsite at the Express Badge Pick-Up Counters in the Fort Worth Convention Center. 

 

Onsite Registration Desk hours:

Sunday, March 5:
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Monday, March 6:
7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 7:

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Hours are subject to change. 

 

 

The Expo floor is located on the ground level of the Fort Worth Convention Center, Exhibit Halls B and C.

Expo Floor hours:

Monday, March 6
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 7
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

 

The dress code is business casual.

Lost badges will be replaced at the Onsite Registration Desk for $5.00 per badge. For identification and security purposes, badges must be worn at all functions.

 

The National Safety Council follows the guidelines established by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. By attending the 2016 NSC Texas Safety Conference & Expo, you are eligible to earn Continuing Education Units, Continuance of Certification and Certification Maintenance credits. Please note that professionals can also be awarded CEUs for NSC division meetings that meet certain criteria.

For more information, please contact the organizations below:

The Board of Certified Safety Professionals
(217) 359-9263

The American Board of Industrial Hygiene 
(517) 321-2638
The Institute for Safety and Health Management 
(928) 344-5221 or (877) 201-4053

 

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

 

 

The minimum booth size is 10' x 10' (100 square feet). Booths may be combined to create a larger space.
This cost is $10.50 per square foot ($9.50 per square foot before November 11, 2016). A 10' x 10' is $1050.00. If you are assigned to a corner, you will be charged an additional $100.00 per corner.

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 and a 7'' x 44'' identification sign, one 6’ skirted table, one trash can, two chairs and standard carpeting in the show color.
Peninsula Booth (20' x 20') - an 8' high back wall drape (in 10' sections) on common back wall and a 7'' x 44'' identification sign, inline furnishings.

Island Booth (minimum 20' x 30') - no additional inclusions.

All booths also include company listing on the NSC Texas Safety Conference & Expo website, listing in the NSC TSCE Final Program, listing in Safety+Health magazine, and complimentary Exhibitor Guest Passes.

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

 

 

 

 

The Exhibitor Service Manual will be available in December 2016. 

In-line booth displays will be permitted to a maximum height of 8’. Side walls may not extend 
more than 5’ from the back wall at the 8’ height. All display fixtures more than 4’ high and 
placed within 10’ of a neighboring booth must be confined to the back 5’ of the booth. Hanging 
signs are not allowed. Peninsula booths are permitted to a maximum height of 16’ for the 
center 10’ of the back wall with the remaining 5’ of back wall per side at a maximum height 
of 4’. All display fixtures more than 4’ high and placed within 10’ of a neighboring booth must 
be confined to the back 5’ of the booth. Hanging signs are not allowed. 

 

Most questions about fixtures, electricity, shipping, etc. are answered in the Exhibitor Manual which will be available in December 2016.

Sales on the Expo floor are not recommended. However, you may take orders. If you choose to sell product, you are responsible for collecting and reporting local and state taxes to the Texas Department of Revenue. The City of Fort Worth may also require you as an exhibitor to obtain a business license.

 

Move-in will take place Sunday, March 5, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


ALL BOOTHS MUST BE SET BY 4:00 P.M. ON SUNDAY.
 

 

The warehouse and direct shipping addresses and labels are listed in the Material Handling/Shipping section of the Exhibitor Service Manual which will be available in December 2016. 

Thank you for your interest, please contact one of our sales staff for more information.

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

Joe Valentino
(630) 775-233
joe.valentino@nsc.org

Information on registering for exhibitor badges will be made available in December 2016.

 

As an Exhibitor, per 100 sq. ft., you will receive one (1) Full Conference badge in addition to the two (2) Expo only badges.

The one Full Conference badge allows you access to the following: Continental Breakfasts, Opening Session, two days of Technical Sessions, two days of Exhibits, lunch on Monday, Learning Lab Sessions Welcome Reception and the Injury Facts® presentation. 

The two Expo only badges allow you access to the following: Continental Breakfasts, Opening Session, two days of Exhibits, lunch on Monday, Learning Lab Sessions, Welcome Reception and the Injury Facts® presentation.

 

 

Lost badges will be replaced at the Onsite Registration Desk for $5.00 per badge. For identification and security purposes, badges must be worn at all functions.

Yes. All registrants must be 16 years of age or older. Regardless of affiliation, no one under 16 years of age (including infants) will be admitted to the 2017 NSC Texas Safety Conference & Expo. THIS RULE IS STRICTLY ENFORCED. Persons 16 and over must register and pay the applicable fees in order to receive a badge. Proof of age may be requested.

This includes the Expo floor as well as Exhibitor move-in and move-out times.

Lead Retrieval information is contained in the Exhibitor Service Manual which will be available in December 2016. 

No, the National Safety Council member list is not for sale.

No, you can make your hotel reservation first and then register later.

NSC has made arrangements for a block of rooms at a discounted rate at the Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown Hotel.

No, the room rate is $179 and does not include tax.  The room tax is currently 15% per room per night (subject to change).

Rates are quoted per person, per room, per night, unless otherwise specified. Additional people, children, rollaway beds and other items may be subject to additional charges. 

Hotel reservations may be made online here.

 

The reservation deadline is February 10, 2017.

We encrypt all of our information using SSL-secured websites.

A deposit equal to the first nights room and tax will be charged at the time a guest makes a room reservation, and upon check-in, will be applied towards the guest’s bill.  Deposits paid by guests are refundable if notice is received by the hotel at least 72 hours prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained.

If billing needs to be applied to a credit card that cannot be presented at check in (company card) you will need to contact to the hotel directly at 817-806-3718 for the secure online credit card link.  Ask to be connected to Julie Whitten for assistance.

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Guests may cancel individual reservations up to 72 hours before arrival. 

If you have any questions concerning your hotel accommodations, you should contact central reservations at
888-627-8556 or the hotel directly, 817-335-7000.

If you provided an email address while completing your online reservation, you will be sent a confirmation of reservation via email.  Otherwise contact central reservation at 888-627-8556 or the hotel directly, 817-335-7000.

If you have any questions concerning your hotel accommodations, you should contact the hotel directly (888) 627-8556.

The Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown Hotel accepts all major credit cards (i.e. Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover Card and Diners Club). In order for your credit card to be a valid method of payment, the month and year expiration date must be after March 2017.

Download The Official NSC Texas Safety Conference 2017 Mobile App for an Enhanced Show Experience!

Search for Exhibitors by Company Name

Exhibitors are shown in two lists: “All Exhibitors” and “By Product Category”.  Click on a product category to view a list of the exhibitors in that group. 

The “All Exhibitors” tab lists all the current exhibitors in alphabetical order. The “By Product Category” tab lists the product categories and the number of exhibitors who have selected each of these. 

Search Exhibitors by Keyword

You can search for exhibitors by typing a keyword in the search box at the top of the Exhibitor list screen.  The results will include all exhibitors that have this keyword in their company name, profile, brands or product categories.

Each exhibitor listing has their booth number(s) displayed below their name. An exhibitor listing may have a video icon which indicates that they have uploaded multimedia content. 

Save an Exhibitor to Favorites

From the Exhibitor list or any exhibitor's eBooth profile, you can add the exhibitor as a favorite to your personalized planner by clicking on the star icon.

Exhibitor eBooth Profile

You can visit the eBooth for any company by clicking on their name in the Exhibitor list.  You will see the company’s contact information, description, product categories and videos they have uploaded.  To play the video on your device, just click on the video. From this screen you can add the exhibitor as a favorite to your Personalized Planner by clicking on the star icon. You can also view the location of their booth on the floor plan by clicking on the “Map it” button.  The exhibitor’s booth will be highlighted on the floor plan.

Sessions Screen

Tap on the Schedule app icon in the app menu dashboard to view the complete list of sessions.

You can view the schedule by swiping left and right and scrolling up and down for sessions sorted by day and time.

Search for sessions by keyword using the search bar at the top of screen.

Save a Session

There are two ways you can save a session: 

  • When you see a session title that interests you, tap on the star next to that listing.

          OR

  • From the session page, select "Add Session" to save it to your planner.

From the app menu dashboard, select Planner app icon. From here you can manage the lists of exhibitors, sessions and personal meetings that you have added to your Personalized Planner.

Saved Exhibitors

Click on "My Exhibitors" to see your list of saved exhibitors.

Saved Sessions & Meetings

Click on "My Itinerary" to see your schedule by day. This section will include all of your saved sessions and the personal meetings you created in the mobile app. 

Add Session to Mobile Device's Calendar

From the session screen, select "Add to Device Calendar" to save the session in your device's calendar.

Add a Personal Meeting

From the Planner section, tap on the calendar icon at the bottom of the screen. Select your desired day and time

and add any notes.

Remove a Saved Exhibitor or Session

Tap on the star next to the Exhibitor's Name or Session title to remove the listing from your planner.

You can view the Interactive Floor Plan by clicking on the Floor Plan icon in the app dashboard. 

The map will highlight booths belonging to the exhibitors that you have added to your Personalized Planner. You can also view an exhibitor’s profile from the map view by clicking on their booth.

From the app menu dashboard, select the My Notes app icon. You will see a list of of your session and meeting notes.

To add a note, tap on the "pencil" icon on the bottom of the screen.

To edit one of your notes, tap on the "folder" icon on the bottom of the screen to see more details.

To email the notes to yourself or a contact, tap on the arrow in the bottom left corner.

If you have any other questions about this event's mobile app, click here to contact support at a2z, inc.

A member of the a2z support team will respond to your email within one business day.