Registration


Why Attend #NSBE50?

The 50th Annual Convention is a four-day event with an anticipated 15,000 attendees, 400-plus Career Fair exhibitors and 5,000-plus NSBE members and others at the Opening, General and Closing Sessions. During the Annual Convention, the Society conducts organizational business, elects national and regional leaders, holds competitions and provides professional and personal development, networking and celebratory activities.

 

Your registration grants you access to:

– Motivating and informative Opening, General and Closing Sessions 

– Participate in NSBE business (Regional and National Elections) 

– Our flagship Career Fair – one of the largest recruitment opportunities for aspiring and current Black Engineers, scientists and technologists 

– Curated personal and professional development opportunities geared toward our membership 

– Networking opportunities at our events, including Hospitality Suites and receptions  

– Our programs and competitions, where you can showcase your genius

– Our signature recognition event, the NSBE Golden Torch Awards, where we honor the best and brightest in STEM

Registration Rates

Early Bird: 10/30/2023 - 1/5/2024
Board of Corporate Affiliates
$350.00
Chaperone/ Advisor (NSBE Jr.)
$200.00
Chapter Advisor (Collegiate)
$200.00
Collegiate Chapter Executive Officers
$250.00
Child (ages 3-7)
$75.00
University Exhibitor
$500.00
Collegiate
$275.00
Collegiate APEX
$215.00
Corporate Exhibitor
$500.00
Graduate Student
$275.00
Lifetime Member
$250.00
Non-Member
$675.00
Local Non-member (Career Fair only)
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Exhibitor Career Fair Only
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NSBE Jr (Grades 3 – 12)
$200.00
NSBE Jr APEX
$190.00
Professional
$385.00
Professional Delegate
$193.00
Professional Chapter Executive Officer
$340.00
Senator
$138.00
International Members
$175.00
Regular Registration: 1/6/2024 - 3/10/2024
Board of Corporate Affiliates
$350.00
Chaperone/ Advisor (NSBE Jr.)
$275.00
Chapter Advisor (Collegiate)
$325.00
Collegiate Chapter Executive Officers
$325.00
Child (ages 3-7)
$75.00
University Exhibitor
$500.00
Collegiate
$350.00
Collegiate APEX
$280.00
Corporate Exhibitor
$500.00
Graduate Student
$350.00
Lifetime Member
$250.00
Non-Member
$750.00
Local Non-member (Career Fair only)
$550.00
Exhibitor Career Fair Only
$500.00
NSBE Jr (Grades 3 – 12)
$230.00
NSBE Jr APEX
$220.00
Professional
$460.00
Professional Delegate
$230.00
Professional Chapter Executive Officer
$415.00
Senator
$175.00
International Members
$250.00
Late Registration: 3/11/2024 - 3/23/2024
Board of Corporate Affiliates
$350.00
Chaperone/ Advisor (NSBE Jr.)
$350.00
Chapter Advisor (Collegiate)
$475.00
Collegiate Chapter Executive Officers
$475.00
Child (ages 3-7)
$75.00
University Exhibitor
$500.00
Collegiate
$500.00
Collegiate APEX
$450.00
Corporate Exhibitor
$500.00
Graduate Student
$500.00
Lifetime Member
$250.00
Non-Member
$875.00
Local Non-member (Career Fair only)
$650.00
Exhibitor Career Fair Only
$500.00
NSBE Jr (Grades 3 – 12)
$325.00
NSBE Jr APEX
$315.00
Professional
$610.00
Professional Delegate
$610.00
Professional Chapter Executive Officer
$565.00
Senator
$500.00
International Members
$400.00

Registration and Convention Policies

Registration Policies and Fees

Policy – Your registration fee is based on your current status (at the time of registration for a conference). Once registration payment is completed, we will be unable to process refunds based on any modifications to your status. This may include changes to an individual’s membership and/or GPA verification. For information about how to verify your GPA prior to registering, click here

 

Cancellation Policy – To receive a refund, credit, or transfer, your registration must have paid monetarily for the registration(s) and complete and submit a request for review to nsbe@conferencedirect.com and membership@nsbe.org.

 

Refund Request – Anyone who has registered and paid for any Event/Program is eligible for a refund up to the amount that was paid, under the following criteria: They must have paid monetarily for the registration(s), The participant is unable to make the Event/Program and a request for refund is submitted for review.

      • A minimum of 45 days before the first day of the event for a full refund.
      • A minimum of 30 days before the first day of the event for a 75% refund.
      • A minimum of 15 days before the first day of the event for a 50% refund.
      • Requests submitted less than 15 days before the first day of the event will not be refunded. Instead, the funds will only be eligible for a NSBE credit or to be transferred to another individual.

 

Credit Request – Anyone who has registered and paid for any Event or Program is eligible for NSBE credit up to the amount that was paid, under the following criteria:

        • The burden of proof is the responsibility of the participant. The authorizer of the event determines what acceptable documentation would be required on a case-by case basis.
        • The request must be submitted for review within 7 days after the last day of the event.
        • Requests submitted more than 7 days after the last day of the event are ineligible for NSBE credit. NSBE credit issued to an account is valid for twelve (12) months from the date issued. It can be used for any NSBE Event/Program.

 

Transfer Request – Anyone who has registered and paid for any Event/Program is eligible to transfer their registration up to the amount that was paid, They must have paid monetarily for the registration(s); The participant is unable to make the Event/Program, and a request for refund is submitted for review: To receive a refund, credit, or transfer you must have paid monetarily for the registration(s) as well as complete and submit a request for review. Please click here to access the form.

APEx Verification

Collegiate/Graduate Members
Members will self-report their GPA on their MyNSBE profile. All members must complete a GPA Verification Form, have it signed by a university advisor, counselor, or an official from the Registrar’s office and emailed to scholarships@nsbe.org. This form MUST be signed by the Office of the Registrar or a University advisor.

NSBE World Headquarters (WHQ) no longer accepts emailed transcripts, mailed transcripts, unofficial transcripts, or unsigned GPA Verification forms.

NSBE Jr. Members
Members will self-report their GPA on their MyNSBE profile. All members must complete a GPA Verification Form, have it signed by a high school counselor, or NSBE advisor and e-mailed to scholarships@nsbe.org. This form MUST be signed by a high school counselor or a NSBE advisor.

NSBE World Headquarters (WHQ) no longer accepts emailed transcripts, mailed transcripts, unofficial transcripts or unsigned GPA Verification forms.

GPA Verification Form submission deadline to WHQ, March 8, 2024 4:59 PM EST. GPA Verification Forms submitted after this deadline WILL NOT be accepted.

**APEx members must verify their GPA prior to registering, refunds WILL NOT be given after registration type has been confirmed and paid. **

Photographic Consent

At this event, photos and videos will be recorded. By attending this event you may be included in these photos and events videos. Your attendance at this event grants your permission to be captured in these photos or videos which can be used by The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) for educational or promotional purposes.

Covid-19 Policies

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) has taken health and safety measures for attendees and staff attending the NSBE Annual Conference 2024. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is a highly contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. As an attendee, you acknowledge that participation at Annual Convention brings some risk, and you hereby assume responsibility for your well-being. You will follow all Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance and all posted instructions while attending NSBE events and activities. As an attendee, you understand, agree, and hereby consent that my failure or disregard for following all protocols in effect and required by NSBE, CDC, the venue provider, and state and local law during your attendance at Annual Convention is hereby sufficient grounds to be excluded from attending the event by NSBE or an event authority, and you hereby consent in advance to leave and exit the event, without protest or refund, upon request by NSBE or an event authority due to your refusal to follow said protocols.