What are the dates and location for NACE22 Portland?
We are holding an in-person conference at the Oregon Convention Center at 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232 from June 7–9, 2022. For those traveling to the West Coast, please plan your travel around three full days of conference. To make the most of your conference experience, we recommend you arrive on Monday, June 6 and depart on Friday, June 10.
Is there a deadline to register?
The early-bird rate is available through April 25, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. (ET). The standard rate will begin on April 26, 2022.
What is included in my full-conference registration for NACE22 Portland?
Full-conference registrants enjoy access to concurrent sessions, events, and the Expo Hall, plus various meals and beverages, including:
- Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments on Tuesday evening
- Lunch on Wednesday and Thursday
- Beverage breaks between sessions on Wednesday and Thursday
Your full-conference registration does not include preconference workshops. They require separate registration and an additional fee.
Can I get a copy of the registration form?
Yes, you can download the registration form. Return the completed form with payment to:
National Assn of Colleges and Employers
P.O. Box 411055
Boston, MA 02241-1055
Note, this address is for payment processing only. For all other inquiries, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will accept official purchase orders, direct deposit, and credit card payments. Please contact email@example.com for purchase order information.
What is the COVID-19 protocol at NACE22 Portland?
In light of the ongoing pandemic, your safety is our paramount concern. All NACE22 Portland attendees will be required to use the CLEAR app to verify that they have been vaccinated or have had a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of arrival. In addition, NACE will follow all relevant protocols including local, state, and CDC guidelines as we work closely with our conference venues to promote the recommended practices at the time of the event. Masks are not required by federal, state, or local law but are encouraged; masks will be available in the NACE registration area.
Specific information regarding the CLEAR app will be provided to NACE22 Portland attendees closer to the event date.
- Is there a NACE member discount for conference registration and preconference workshops?
Must I be a NACE member to get the member registration rate?
Yes, only NACE members are eligible for the discounted member rate.
Not a member? Join NACE and get discounted NACE member rates for NACE22.
Are group rates available?
Group rates are available for all NACE22 options: Portland, Virtual, and Combo (Portland plus Virtual).
If five or more staff members from the same organization register, NACE will offer a 10-percent discount for each registrant at the applicable member or nonmember rate.
If 10 or more staff members from the same organization register, NACE will offer a 15-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. This discount is automatically applied during the online registration process.
For more information on group rates, please contact NACE Education & Events at firstname.lastname@example.org, 610.625.1026.
Can I use existing NACE credits on account to pay for NACE22 registration?
You may use your NACE credit toward NACE22 attendee registration, sponsorship, or exhibiting. An e-mail will be sent directly to you with your credit memo number and credit balance. You will need that information to complete your online registration process.
Please note, a NACE credit may only be shared with colleagues within the same organization.
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact NACE Meetings & Events at email@example.com, 610.625.1026
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Cancellations and Refunds (updated January 25, 2022)
All unused credit balances from the cancellation of NACE20 will be automatically extended through June 30, 2022. These dollars can be used for any NACE events or services, including membership dues. Contact NACE Education & Events at firstname.lastname@example.org for conference and event registrations and customer service for membership inquiries at email@example.com .
Can I transfer my registration to someone else?
Requests for registration transfers must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 31, 2022 . Please note, there may be an additional fee if registration is transferred from a member to a nonmember.
How do I cancel my registration?
Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to email@example.com.
NACE’s focus is on the health and safety of our attendees who plan on attending the conference + expo in Portland, OR. We continue to monitor COVID19 safe meeting protocols. NACE has updated our credit and refund policies to support our members.
Cancellation requests due to illness or emergency may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and the full registration amount paid will be credited to your NACE account.
Non-illness or non-emergency cancellations received on or before May 6, 2022 are refundable but subject to a $100 administrative fee. Cancellation requests received after May 6, 2022 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 2022 NACE Conference & Expo are not eligible for a credit or refund.
In the event NACE22 is cancelled due to COVI19, NACE will automatically issue a credit to your NACE account for the amount of your paid registration. Your credit protects your budget dollars and can be used on any NACE product, service, or event. If you would prefer a refund, please submit your request in writing to email@example.com.
How do I submit an accommodation request?
NACE is committed to providing conference experiences and environments that are welcoming, inviting, and user friendly for all attendees. The conference planners recognize that some individuals require specific accommodations to ensure their full and equal participation at NACE22.
Requests for specific accommodations, including the dates and times of anticipated services, must be received by firstname.lastname@example.org no later than April 4, 2022, to ensure those arrangements can be scheduled and confirmed prior to the conference.
Where will I pick up my name badge for NACE22 Portland?
All badges will be picked up on-site at the Oregon Convention Center. Attendees and exhibitors who register in advance may pick up their badges during the following hours:
- Tuesday, June 7, 2022 ∙ Noon – 8:30 p.m. PT
- Wednesday, June 8, 2022 ∙ 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. PT
- Thursday, June 9, 2022 ∙ 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. PT
On-site registration is also available at the Oregon Convention Center.
Hotel & Travel
What are the dates and location of NACE22 Portland?
NACE22 Portland is scheduled for June 7–9, 2022, at the Oregon Convention Center at 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232. For those traveling to the West Coast, please plan your travel around three full days of conference. To make the most of your conference experience, we recommend you arrive on Monday, June 6 and depart on Friday, June 10.
Where can I reserve a room? What are the NACE22 discounted rates and cut-off dates?
Hotel blocks are available at five hotels adjacent to the Oregon Convention Center. Review all of your hotel and nightly-rate options on the Locations & Travel page.
The deadline for making reservations is May 13, 2022. After this date, we cannot guarantee availability at the negotiated group discount rate.
Beware of scams. 2022 NACE 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, e-mail, or fax. NACE does not employ any third-party services to coordinate hotel reservations. Beware of telephone/e-mail/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 email@example.com.
Can I get NACE’s discounted room rate for dates before or after the conference?
The discounted 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 hotel directly for availability.
Do the hotels provide transportation from the airport?
The hotels do not provide shuttle service to or from the airport. A trip between Portland International Airport (PDX) and the hotels and convention center area takes approximately 15 minutes.
Are there discounts for airfare?
Discounted air travel is available through Delta Air Lines and United Airlines.
Reservations and ticketing are available online through Delta Air Lines. Enter NMV6N in the Meeting Event Code box on the Book a Flight page (see screenshot).
Reservations and ticketing are available online through United Airlines. Enter ZKG6384552 in the Promotions and Certificates box on the Book a Flight page (see screenshot).
How do I get more information about area attractions?
Learn more about Portland, Oregon at travelportland.com.
- How can I host an event at NACE22?
How do I access the NACE22 attendee list?
The attendee list is available at MyNACE > Events > 2022 NACE Conference & Expo > I’d Like To > View Attendees. Note: You must be registered for NACE22 to view this option in MyNACE.
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 > 2022 NACE Conference & Expo > I’d Like To > View Handouts. Note: You must be registered for NACE22 to view this option in MyNACE.
When will the NACE22 Portland mobile app be available?
The NACE22 Portland mobile app will contain the conference program and schedule and will be available in late May 2022. Download it on any iOS or Android device for the full-conference program, including session descriptions, times, and events.
Can I get continuing education clock hours for attending the conference?
Many of the concurrent sessions offered at NACE22 will qualify for continuing education clock hours (NBCC, ICF, CCE, and HRCI). Details will be available at the information desk at the Oregon Convention Center.
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. 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 NACE22 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. The walk from your hotel to the convention center can take 10 to 15 minutes, so wearing comfortable shoes is advised.
Are children allowed at the 2022 NACE 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.
Is there a list of future NACE Conference & Expo dates and locations?
June 5 – 7, 2023 • Lake Buena Vista, FL
June 3 – 6, 2024 • Phoenix, AZ
April 6 – 8, 2025 • Austin, TX
Contact NACE Education & Events at firstname.lastname@example.org, 610.625.1026.