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This year's Convention is themed #NSBE49: I AM S.T.E.M., and we are curating an experience focused on the following:

  • Succeed Professionally – will provide you with the keys to success as a student, professional, or entrepreneur
  • Tech the Future – will showcase technical innovation, certifications, and training
  • Engage the Next Generation – will establish a successful pipeline from NSBE Jr. to Professionals
  • Manage Wellness – will focus on overall wellness and share the tools to improve mental health and how to manage stress

The #NSBE49 Convention Planning Committee is working hard to create programming and events designed to help you grow, thrive, and become leaders of the future. We want you to leave Kansas City equipped with the tools to develop yourselves and positively impact your communities.

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How to Register

Individual Registration Instructions

Group Registration Instructions

Join us in Kansas City, Missouri, March 22-26, 2023, for NSBE’s 49th Annual Convention.
We look forward to seeing you!

Registration Rates

NSBE49 Exhibitors will receive an email invitation with information on how to register staff.

Registration Types​Early Bird
until 11/28
Regular Reg
Late Reg
NSBE Jr. Chaperone/ Advisor$165.00 $165.00 $165.00
Chapter Advisor (Collegiate)$225.00 $225.00 $225.00
Collegiate Chapter Executive Officers (CEO)$175.00 $190.00 $445.00
Child (ages 3-7)$75.00 $75.00 $75.00
College Rep$450.00 $480.00 $600.00
Collegiate$200.00 $230.00 $470.00
Collegiate Apex$190.00 $215.00 $445.00
Graduate Student$200.00 $230.00 $470.00
Lifetime Members$175.00 $175.00 $250.00
Non-Member$650.00 $700.00 $850.00
NSBE Jr. (Grades 3 – 12)$155.00 $175.00 $325.00
NSBE Jr. Apex$140.00 $160.00 $300.00
Professional$335.00 $365.00 $575.00
Professional Chapter Officer$265.00 $295.00 $525.00
Senator$115.00 $115.00 $115.00
Professional Delegate$185.00 $185.00 $185.00
International Members$170.00 $200.00 $450.00


You MUST register for the convention before booking your hotel.
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Crowne Plaza K.C. Downtown

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Hilton President Kansas City

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Hotel Indigo Kansas City

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Hotel Phillips

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Kansas City Marriott Downtown

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Loews Kansas City Hotel

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Sheraton at Crown Center

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Westin at Crown Center


Deadline to Assign Rooms: All sub-block requests must be finalized with individual guest names, all pertinent information and credit card information by February 8, 2023, six (6) weeks before the first day of Convention. Effective February 9, 2023, any rooms that have not been assigned will be released. Reservations must include unique guest names to avoid being marked as duplicates and possibly forfeited by hotels.

Cancellations: Room reservations canceled between February 15, 2023, and March 3, 2023, will be subject to a $75 cancellation fee per reservation ($25 for NSBE Jr.). Room reservations canceled between March 4, 2023, and March 16, 2023, will be subject to a $125 cancellation fee per reservation ($50 for NSBE Jr.). Room reservations canceled after March 16, 2023, will be subject to a $150 cancellation fee per reservation ($75 for NSBE Jr.).

Modifications: Name changes and/or date modifications will be accepted based on availability through MCI USA until the hotel cut-off date (varies per hotel, specified in booking instructions). Effective after March 13, 2023, reservations will be managed directly with the convention hotels based on availability.

Deposits: All room reservations require a valid credit card. One night’s room and tax deposit will be charged at time of booking, a one-time, non-refundable $5 processing fee will be charged if paying by credit card and will be reflected on your credit card statement as NSBE Housing. Cancellations must be made at least three (3) working days prior to the arrival date for a partial refund of the one night’s room and tax deposit.