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Registration Questions

  • 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?

    Yes, you can download the registration form.

    Return completed forms to:

    National Association of Colleges and Employers
    Attn: Meetings & Events
    62 Highland Avenue
    Bethlehem, PA 18017-9085
    Fax: 610.868.0208
    E-mail: events@naceweb.org

  • Is there a NACE member discount for preconference workshops and conference registration?

    Yes, NACE members enjoy discounted registration for preconference workshops and the NACE 2018 Conference & Expo. Visit the registration page for a complete list of registration rates and cutoff dates.

    Not a member? Join NACE and get full access to NACE membership rates for NACE18.

  • 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 events@naceweb.org.

  • What if I need to cancel my registration?

    Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to events@naceweb.org.

    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 events@naceweb.org, 610.625.1026.
  • Conference Accessibility

    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 events@naceweb.org no later than April 19, 2018 to ensure the logistic requirements of arranging for appropriate accommodations to be onsite at NACE18.

Future Conferences

  • 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 events@naceweb.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.

    Reservations and ticketing are available online through Delta Air Lines. Enter NMQSA in the Meeting Event Code box on the Book a Flight page (see screenshot).

    Reservations and ticketing are available online through United Airlines. Enter ZZ2X875867 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 the New Orleans area.

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