Yes, at this time the augural NSC Midwest Safety Conference & Expo will be held in-person. We are closely monitoring developments, mandates and best practices from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), local public health officials, and the Indiana  Convention Center in Pittsburgh for guidance on how best to ensure the safety and health of all exhibitors, attendees, partners and staff on-site at the show.  A detailed plan will be communicated closer to the show.
Yes, during the registration process (as an attendee, exhibitor or speaker) there's an area where you identify that you understand and acknowledge that you risk exposure to and contraction of potentially dangerous disease (COVID-19), by attending the 2022 NSC Midwest Safety Conference  & Expo. You understand and acknowledge the risks associated with diseases and viruses and you are fully aware that exposure may result in, including without limitation, infection, illiness, injury, or otherwise. In consideration of the above, you hereby release National Safety Council of any liability related to your attendance.

The Expo floor is located in the Indiana Convention Center. 

Expo Floor hours:

Thursday, June 9
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Dedicated Expo Hours*)
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Dedicated Expo Hours*)

Friday, June 10
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Dedicated Expo Hours*)

*No education taking place during this time.

Yes, no one under 16 years of age is permitted to attend or be on the Expo floor regardless of affiliation or circumstances. Proof of age is required.
The dress code is business casual. 

Registration opens Tuesday, Feb. 1

Key Deadline Dates

  • Early Registration Deadline: Friday, March 18 - Save up to $70
  • Advance Registration Deadline: Friday, April 29 - Last chance to save (save up to $40)
The registration fees are listed here.
No. Professional Development Seminars (PDS) require a separate registration fee.
The Professional Development Seminar will take place Wednesday, June 8 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Indiana Convention Center.
Once your registration is complete, confirmation will be immediately sent to the email address you provided.
Please review registration confirmatin email for directions on how to update your registration. 
Badges will be distributed onsite at the Scan & Go Badge Pick-Up Counters in the registration area of the Indiana Convention Center.

Onsite Registration Desk hours:

Wednesday, June 8:
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m

Thursday, June 9: 
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Friday, June 10:
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

*Hours are subject to change

Cancellations received in writing on or before Friday, May 13 will be assessed the following cancellation fees: $50 for Conference & Expo and Expo Only; $25 for Professional Development Seminars (PDS). All cancellation requests must be emailed to mwce@nsc.org; phone calls will not be accepted. Cancellations received after Friday, May 13 and no shows are non-refundable. For Substitutions/Name changes email mwce@nsc.org  Changes can be made until the badge has been printed and verified. Discounts are not retroactive for previously registered attendees.
Lost badges will be replaced at the Onsite Registration Desk for $25.00 per badge. For identification and security purposes, badges must be worn at all functions.

Thank you for your interest. Please contact a member of our Exhibit Sales team:

Joe Valentino
(630) 775-2339
joe.valentino@nsc.org

Bill Steinbach
(630) 775-2403
bill.steinbach@nsc.org

The minimum booth size is 10' x 10' (100 square feet). Booths may be combined to create a larger space.

Exhibit Space Application must be submitted in order for booth to be assigned and invoice for full payment will be generated. 

Inline Booth – (each 10’ x 10’) - Includes 8' high draped back wall with 36" high draped side rails, a 7' x 44'' ID sign with company name and booth number, one table, two chairs and one trash can. 

Peninsula Booth  – (20' x 20') – Includes an 8' high x 20’ wide back wall drape on common back wall and a 7'' x 44'' ID sign with company name and booth number, two tables, four chairs and two trash cans.

All booths also include company listing in the 2022 NSC Midwest Safety Conference & Expo (MWCE) website, Digital Final Program and complimentary Exhibitor Guest Passes.

All utilities and cleaning must be ordered separately through the Convention Center. Additional items/services such as material handling, shipping, furniture, labor, and other services can be ordered through our general contractor.

In-line booth:  Most commonly 10’ wide and 10’ deep. No exhibit display products or signage may exceed 8’ in overall height. The maximum height of 8’ is permitted on the back 5’ section and a maximum height of 4’ is permitted on the front 5’ section. No hanging signs allowed.

Peninsula booth: A Peninsula booth is 20’ wide by 20’ deep and shares a common backwall with other booths. Exhibit fixtures, components and signage built from the ground up will be permitted at a maximum height of 16’, without any sidewall line of sight restrictions. No signage is permitted on the backside of the backwall facing your neighbors. Backwalls must be finished or draped at the exhibitor’s expense. No hanging signs allowed.

Sales on the Expo floor are not recommended. However, you may take orders. If you choose to sell product, you are responsible for collecting and reporting local and state taxes to the Indiana Department of Revenue. The City of Indianapolis may also require you as an exhibitor to obtain a business license.
Move-in date is Wednesday, June 8. All booths must be complete by 4:00 p.m.

Thank you for your interest, please contact one of our sales staff for more information.

Joe Valentino
(630) 775-2339
joe.valentino@nsc.org

Bill Steinbach
(630) 775-2403
bill.steinbach@nsc.org

Registratio will be available February 2022.
Each 10’x10’ booth is entitled to 2 Expo only badges and 1 Full Conference badge (allows admission to education sessions) for your staff.  Add’l badges may be purchased.
Lead Retrieval information is contained in the Exhibitor Service Manual be available February 2022. 
No, the National Safety Council member list is not for sale.
No, you can make your hotel reservation first and then register later.

NSC has contracted discounted hotel rooms at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, across the street Convention Center from Tuesday, June 7 - Friday, June 10 at the standard room rate of $219 per night plus taxes. Book today! 

Hotel Reservation Deadline: May 15

A deposit equal to the first nights room and tax will be charged at the time a guest makes a room reservation, and upon check-in, will be applied towards the guest’s bill.  Deposits paid by guests are refundable if notice is received by the hotel at least 72 hours prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained.
Guests may cancel individual reservations up to 72 hours before arrival.
If you provided an email address while completing your online reservation, you will be sent a confirmation of reservation via email. Otherwise contact the hotel directly at (317) 822-3500.
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