- What is the deadline for Early-Bird registration?
The Early-Bird rate is available through March 1, 2018 11:59 p.m. (ET). The standard rate will begin on March 2, 2018.
What is included in my conference registration?
Full conference registrants enjoy access to concurrent sessions, events, and the Expo Hall, plus various meals and snacks, including:
- Continental breakfast on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
- Lunch on Wednesday and Thursday
- Light snack breaks between sessions on Wednesday and Thursday
- Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments on Tuesday evening
Your conference registration does not include preconference workshops. They require separate registration and an additional fee.
- Can I get a copy of the registration form?
- Is there a NACE member discount for preconference workshops and conference registration?
Must I be a NACE member to get the member registration rate?
Yes, only NACE members are eligible for the member rate.
Not a member? Join NACE and get full access to NACE membership rates for NACE18.
What if I need to transfer my registration?
Requests for registration transfers must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What if I need to cancel my registration?
Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to email@example.com.
Cancellation requests received on or before May 7, 2018, are refundable and subject to a $100 administrative fee. Cancellation requests received after May 7, 2018, are nonrefundable. A credit equal to the value of the cancelled registration, less the $100 administrative fee, will be issued and will be valid for 12 months from the date of issue.
No-shows at the NACE 2018 Conference & Expo are not eligible for a credit or a refund.
Where will I pick up my name badge?
All badges are to be picked up on site. Attendees and exhibitors who register in advance may pick up their badges and registration materials at the registration desk during the following hours:
- Tuesday, June 5, 2018: Noon – 8:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, June 6, 2018: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Thursday, June 7, 2018: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Are group rates available?
If five or more staff members from the same organization register for the full conference, NACE will offer a 5 percent discount for each registrant at the applicable member or nonmember rate.
If 10 or more staff members from the same organization register for the full conference, NACE will offer a 10 percent discount for each registrant at the applicable member or nonmember rate.
Please note, all registrations must be received simultaneously and billed on one invoice.For more information on group rates, please contact NACE Meeting & Events at firstname.lastname@example.org, 610.625.1026.
NACE is committed to providing conference experiences and environments that are welcoming, inviting, and user-friendly for all attendees. While many steps to ensure this are built into the program and physical design of NACE18, the conference planners also recognize that there are individuals who require specific accommodations to ensure their full and equal participation.
Requests for specific accommodations including the dates and times of anticipated services must be received by email@example.com no later than April 19, 2018 to ensure the logistic requirements of arranging for appropriate accommodations to be onsite at NACE18.
Is there a list of future NACE Conference & Expo dates and locations?
Yes! Plan now to attend these upcoming events:
- June 3 – 6, 2019 • Lake Buena Vista, FL
- June 2 – 5, 2020 • Minneapolis, MN
- June 6 – 9, 2021 • Austin, TX
- June 3 – 6, 2022 • Portland, OR
- June 5 – 7, 2023 • Lake Buena Vista, FL
- June 7 – 9, 2024 • Phoenix, AZ
Hotel, Travel, & Conference Schedule Questions
What are the dates and locations of the NACE 2018 Conference & Expo?
The NACE 2018 Conference & Expo is scheduled for June 5 – 8, 2018, at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside at Two Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 and at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center at 900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130.
Where can I reserve a room? What are the discounted rates and cutoff dates?
Rooms are available at Hilton New Orleans Riverside at Two Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130.
Make your reservations online (select Attendee or Access Code: NACATT0618564) or call 1.800.hiltons (Access Code: NACATT0618564) to get the discounted rate of $199 per night, plus taxes and fees. The group is listed as NACE—National Association of Colleges and Employers.
Deadline for making reservations is May 2, 2018. After this date, we cannot guarantee availability of the group discounted rate. Rooms typically sell out quickly, so NACE encourages attendees to make reservations early to guarantee availability at the discounted rate.
Beware of scams. NACE 2018 Conference & Expo hotel reservations should only be made following the instructions listed on the event website. Do not provide your personal or credit card information to any parties that solicit hotel reservations via phone or fax. NACE does not employ any third-party services to coordinate hotel reservations. Beware of telephone/fax scams offering "special" hotel rates on behalf of NACE. If you have questions about an unauthorized solicitation, the online system, or about housing in general, please contact NACE Meeting & Events at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Am I able to get NACE’s discounted room rate for the dates before or after the conference?
The group rate is available three days pre- and post-conference, depending on the hotel’s availability; however, NACE cannot guarantee availability of pre- or post-conference rates. Please contact the Hilton New Orleans Riverside at 1.800.hiltons (Access Code: NACATT0618564) for more information.
Does the hotel provide transportation from the airport?
The Hilton New Orleans Riverside does not provide shuttle service to or from the airport. Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is approximately 13 miles from the hotel.
Airport Shuttle is offering discounted roundtrip service to and from the hotel. NACE18 attendees can make reservations online. *Reservations must to be made at least 24 hours prior to flight arrival time. Your credit card will be charged when the reservation is made.
Download the map to find Airport Shuttle’s pick-up location at the airport.
Are there discounts for airfare?
Discounted air travel is available through Delta Air Lines and United Airlines.
How do I get more information about area attractions?
Learn more about the New Orleans area.
How do I access the NACE18 attendee list?
The attendee list is available at MyNACE > Events> NACE 2018 Conference & Expo > I’d Like To > View Attendees.
How can I get a copy of the conference program?
View the NACE18 conference program to get a preview of what NACE18 has to offer.
Can I get NBCC/HRCI credits for attending the conference?
Many of the sessions offered at the NACE 2018 Conference & Expo qualify for CE clock hours (NBCC, ICF, CCE, and HRCI). Details will be available at the registration desk.
Will handouts be available for conference sessions?
Yes, many of the presentation handouts will be available one week prior to the conference at MyNACE > Events> NACE 2018 Conference & Expo > I’d Like To > View Handouts. You may review the handouts, print, or download those of interest, and bring them with you to the conference. Handouts will also be available on the NACE18 Mobile App.
Can I reserve a seat in a specific workshop?
No, seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, and space is limited in each workshop. Your best bet is to arrive early to ensure you get a seat. The fire code is very strict, and we cannot accommodate more people than there are seats. Standing is not allowed.
What should I wear to the conference?
The NACE conference is set in a relaxed, professional atmosphere. Attire is business casual. Meeting room temperatures can be cool and the climate may vary, so it is recommended that you wear layered clothing for comfort. It may take 10 to 15 minutes to walk from your room to the conference rooms, so wear comfortable shoes.
Are children allowed at the NACE 2018 Conference & Expo?
Although attendees may bring family members to the conference location, only paid registrants wearing appropriate conference badges will be permitted to attend conference events.