Registration Policies

Credit/Cancellation/Transfer Policy:

Any registrant that is unable to attend the NSBE 46th Annual Convention will be eligible for a full credit that can be used towards a future NSBE conference. The credit must be used before March 15, 2021.

The request must be submitted for review before the first day of the event scheduled for August 19. Requests submitted after the first day of the event scheduled for August 19, 2020 are ineligible for NSBE credit.

To request a cancellation or transfer, click here.

Membership Status:

In order to receive the membership rate, you must be an active member. To join, renew or reinstate, complete the membership application by clicking here.

Registration Selection:

If you are a current NSBE member, you DO NOT need to select your registration type. The system will automatically select it for you! For those registrants who are NSBE Jr. Chaperone/Advisors, Collegiate Chapter Advisor or Children between 3-7 years old, you will need to select your registration type on the first field on the registration page. Before paying for your registration, please be sure that all of your personal information and registration price is correct before finalizing your order.

Registration FAQ’s

Q: What are the dates for the NSBE 46th Annual Convention and how do I register?

A: The dates for the NSBE 46th Annual Convention are August 19–23, 2020. The event will be held virtually. You can register by accessing our website at connect.nsbe.org. Click on the gray tab marked “Register for Event”, which will take you to our Meetings Center and select “NSBE 46th Annual Convention (2020)”

Q: Do I need to be a member to attend the Annual Convention?

A: Membership is not required to attend the event. Members do receive a discounted rate. To join, renew or reinstate your NSBE membership, complete the membership application by clicking here.

Q: I am able to attend the virtual event. Do I need to register again?

A: If you were registered for the in-person event, you do not need to register again. Your registration will be automatically transferred to the virtual event. Information about how to set up your profile will be sent prior to the event.

Q: Do I need to be a member to have a NSBE Connect account?

A: No, you do not. We require anyone registering for Conferences and Convention to have a NSBEConnect account. To create an account click here.

Q: Will I have to renew my membership again to attend Convention?

A: If your membership expires on July 31, 2020, you must renew on or before the expiration date to remain active during the event.

Q: I am only seeing the Chaperone and Non-Member rates. I am attending as a collegiate, professional, etc. How can I get the correct rate?

A: If you are seeing the chaperone and non-member registration rates, this means that you are not an active member.You must be an active NSBE member in order to obtain the discounted rates. To join, renew or reinstate your NSBE membership, complete the membership application by clicking here.

Q: Can I register others when I register for Annual Convention?

A: Yes, you can register both individuals and groups under your registration. The Registration form will ask if you would like to add other attendees to your registration. You would select “Yes”. Their first and last name as well as email address are required to add their registration.

Q: Will I receive confirmation of my registration?

A: Yes, you will receive a confirmation email sent to your account email. Additionally, it will give you information regarding your next steps. It is important that you read through the confirmation and save it to reference at a later time.

Q: Will the NSBE 46th Annual Convention in August have a Career Fair?

A: Yes, there will be a Career Fair during the August convention.

Q: Is there a pay later option?

A: Yes, we offer a pay later option. However, you will need to pay your registration prior to the start of the event to gain access to the event.

Q: When will I receive my partial credit for the price difference between the in-person and virtual event?

A: A discount will be applied to all registrants that paid for the Convention prior to June 19, 2020. A partial credit will be automatically applied to your NSBEConnect account shortly after the end of the event. The credit must be used before March 15, 2021.

Q: How can I obtain a refund of my registration fee or have it transferred to an upcoming NSBE conference or convention?

A: Any registrant that is unable to attend the NSBE 46th Annual Convention will be eligible for a full credit that can be used towards a future NSBE conference. The credit must be used before March 15, 2021. To request to have your registration cancelled, click here.

Q: I received a travel grant for #NSBE46. Will this travel grant be transferred to August?

A: If you received a travel grant for #NSBE46, communications about next steps will be forwarded to you. If you have questions in the meantime, please email scholarships@nsbe.org.

Q: What happens to my exhibitor/sponsorship package?

A: NSBE’s Fund Development team will work to develop options that suit the needs of each partner. For assistance, please email corp_relations@nsbe.org