#NSBE44: Ignite. Imagine. Innovate. • March 21-25, 2018 • David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Registration FAQ

Don't Miss Out on the NSBE 44th Annual Convention.

Registration Policies

Welcome to Region II!!

We are gearing up to bring The National Society of Black Engineers' (NSBE) 44th Annual Convention to you this year. Please join us at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA from March 21-25, 2018.

This year's convention theme: "#NSBE44: Ignite. Imagine. Innovate."

Onsite Registration

As a reminder, you are unable to pay on site with cash, personal checks or chapter checks. Only United States currency will be accepted. Other forms of payment include credit and debit cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express), money orders, cashier's checks, company checks and university/college checks.Foreign currency will NOT be accepted and can be exchanged at the Pittsburgh International Airport. Click here for a list of banks near the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

Credit Policy

Did you pay for a previous NSBE event and were not able to attend? If so, you may use that credit for a future NSBE event. Why not #NSBE44?  Please Note: your credit will expire 12 months from the date of issuance. All current credits will expire on July 31, 2018 but can be used for events in 2019 that have been open for registration.

Membership Renewal:

To receive member price benefits for Annual Convention, please remember to renew your membership FIRST! Not a member? Click here to join.

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.

Refund/Cancellation/Transfer Policy:

Attendees may cancel their registration and receive a refund up to 24 hours before the regular registration deadline ends on 3/04/2018. After the deadline, all cancellation requests will have their money credited to their NSBE Connect account. To cancel your registration and request reimbursement, please click here.

In the event you would like to transfer your registration to another member, you will need to fill out the transfer request form. Please note that you can only transfer your registration to another person who would share the same registration type (i.e. Collegiate to Collegiate or NSBE Jr. to NSBE Jr.). To transfer your registration, please click here.

Registration FAQ's

Q: How Do I Register for NSBE’s 44th Annual Convention?
A: 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 44rd Annual Convention (2018)”

Q: Do I need to be a member to attend the Annual Convention?
A: No, we welcome all to come and experience NSBE. However, there is a savings-benefit for our members who attend convention. We encourage you to see all that NSBE has to offer as a member here.

Q: Do I need to be a member to have a NSBE Connect account?
A: No, you do not. We require all people registering for Conferences and Convention to have a NSBE Connect account in our system. Registering for an account is free and easy. Just follow this link.

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: When does the Early Bird Deadline End?
A: Early Bird Registration ends November 30, 2016. Please be sure to lock in your rate to attend NSBE’s 44th Annual Convention.

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: I am already registered for Annual Convention, but would like to register for session events. Where do I go?
A: Session events will be posted shortly. We will notify you via email once the registration is open. Please keep an eye out for it!

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 on-site registration.

Q: I registered for Annual Convention, but can no longer attend. Can I receive a refund?
A: Yes, you can. Please send your refund request to NSBE Accounting. Refunds will be accepted until February 27, 2018. After that period, we will only issue credits to your account.

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