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Registration Information

If you already have a NAMSS account and can't remember your login information, please contact the executive office at info@namss.org to request it. This will prevent a duplicate record from being created.

NAMSS encourages you to register for the conference online. It's fast, easy, and secure! You will be given the option to pay by check on the payment page.

Please note that there are scams designed to solicit your payment information for meeting registration/hotel room reservations via phone. Under no circumstances will NAMSS initiate contact with you via phone to solicit your registration. All communication regarding registration will be sent via email or regular mail.

Mailing Check Payments: Checks should be made payable to "NAMSS." Include your check (checks only) with your email confirmation and mail to:

NAMSS
8658 Solution Center
Chicago, IL 60677-8006

The Early-Bird deadline has been extended! Registrants completing their online registration prior to the July 22, 2016 early-bird deadline will be guaranteed the early-bird rate.

Note: Registrations will not be accepted over the phone in order to comply with PCI security regulations.

NAMSS Registration Fees
Full Conference
(September 19-21)
On or before 7/22 After 7/22
NAMSS Member
$655
$710
Non-member
$805
$860
One Day
(September 19, 20, or 21)
On or before 7/22 After 7/22
NAMSS Member
$265
$320
Non-member
$375
$430
Pre-Conference Workshops: Two-Day
(September 17-18)
On or before 7/22
After 7/22
NAMSS Member
$533
$583
Non-member
$633
$683
Pre-Conference Workshop: One-Day
(September 18)
On or before 7/22
After 7/22
NAMSS Member
$270 $295
Non-member
$320
$350
 
 Exhibitor Expo Hall Only  $85

 

Important Registration Information

Three-day conference registration includes all educational sessions and activities on Monday, September 19, through Wednesday, September 21, including the Exhibit Hall Opening Reception on Sunday, September 18, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and the Business Luncheon and Keynote Address on Tuesday, September 20, from 11:45 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It does not include Pre-Conference Workshops. Attendees may register for these events during the online registration process.

One-day conference registration includes all educational sessions and activities on Monday, September 19, Tuesday, September 20, or Wednesday, September 21. Anyone wishing to register for more than one day must register at the applicable three-day conference registration rate. One-day registration does not include Pre-Conference Workshops. Attendees may register for these events during the online registration process.

Pre-Conference Workshops will take place on Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18, and do not include admission to general conference activities. Advance registration is required and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional registrants will be placed on a waiting list. Additional Pre-Conference Workshop fees apply to each of the four courses being offered (SA01, SA02, SA03, SA04, and SN01). Attendees may register for these events during the online registration process.

Register by July 22 and Save!


The discounted early-bird registration rate will apply for all registrations completed online on or before July 22, 2016. Registrations received online after July 22, 2016 will be charged the regular registration fee.


Justify Your Attendance

Do you want to attend the NAMSS 40th Educational Conference & Exhibition but need approval from your supervisor? NAMSS understands that budgets are tight and travel funding is sometimes difficult to secure—that’s why we’re providing you with a tool to help justify your attendance at this year’s event!


Join NAMSS and Save!


Join NAMSS now to receive discounted NAMSS member registration rates. You can join online and save $150 on Conference Registration. In order to save, you must join before registering. If you have any questions about joining NAMSS and signing up for the conference, please contact NAMSS at info@namss.org or (202) 367-1196(202) 367-1196.


Guest Registration

If you are bringing a guest to the Opening Welcome Reception or Business Luncheon, be sure to select the “guest” ticket on your online registration form. Guests must be age 21 or older.

Media Registration

Journalists who are employed by accredited news organizations and attend the NAMSS 40th Educational Conference & Exhibition for the purpose of editorial coverage can receive media credentials to attend the NAMSS conference.

To receive official approval, journalists must submit media credentials, including a photocopy of official press credentials from a specific publication/outlet (generic press credentials WILL NOT be accepted) or a letter verifying assignment to the conference on the letterhead of the media organization being represented.

Media credentials should be submitted along with a completed NAMSS 2016 Media Registration Form to Kate Vasko at kvasko@namss.org.



Payment Information and Confirmations

Full payment must be submitted with your registration form. For the easiest registration, visit our secure website to use our online registration process. Online registrants will receive confirmation shortly after registration. Confirmation letters will be emailed approximately 10 days after receipt of payment for registrants who mail their registration fees via check. Make all checks payable to NAMSS.
NAMSS will not accept purchase orders.



Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be made in writing and e-mailed to registration@namss.org or faxed to NAMSS at (202) 367-2173.

  • Cancellation deadline is August 12, 2016. Cancellations made in writing on or before August 12, 2016, will be eligible for a full refund, less a $50 processing fee.
  • No refunds will be made for cancellations received after August 12, 2016.
  • No refunds will be made for no-shows.
  • All refunds will be processed 6 to 8 weeks after the conference.


Questions?


Contact NAMSS at (202) 367-1173 or e-mail registration@namss.org