General NSBE47 FAQs

When will I receive my login credentials to access the event?
You will receive your login credentials a few days prior to the event. Note: Login information will only be sent to attendees that have completed their payment.

What are the dates for the NSBE 47th Annual Convention?
The convention is scheduled to take place on April 5-9, 2021. The Career Fair will take place on April 8-9, 2021.

What time zone will be used for the event?
Sessions will take place in Eastern Time. 

What platform will be used for the #NSBE47 Annual Convention?
NSBE has partnered with Virbela and vFairs.

Will I have the opportunity to communicate with exhibitors?
Yes, you will have the opportunity to chat with exhibitors.

Will I have the opportunity to interview with a recruiter?
Yes, but it is completely up to the employer. You may receive an invite to interview during or after the event, should your qualifications match. 

What do I need to attend the virtual conference?
We highly recommend clicking here to access the hardware and software requirements. Note: Virbela is currently not compatible with Chromebooks or Linux based computers

How can I ask questions during the conference?
You will be able to join an online chat discussion and ask questions. Some sessions will have a live Q&A capability.

Am I required to attend the full event?
We suggest that attendees take breaks throughout the event. This will help ensure that you do not get overwhelmed with information.

Will the conference content be available on demand?
Yes, sessions will be recorded. Your registration will allow you to access conference content for up to 90 days from the start of the conference.

Will I be able to network and meet other virtual attendees?  
Yes.  Some sessions will be offering live chat discussions and there will be lounges offered throughout the conference for people to meet and discuss ideas and thoughts. 

Will I need my camera on during the conference?
Some sessions may have video capability. In this case, it is not required to be on camera.

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