NSA 2023 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
JUNE 26-29, 2023
DeVOS PLACE CONVENTION CENTER

We are excited for the Nation’s Sheriffs to meet once again to learn, network and exchange ideas. We are also glad to be meeting in Grand Rapids summer of 2023. Click on the register button to start your registration. You will receive the housing link with the conference registration confirmation.

This year’s conference is the traditional four-day agenda. We have again set aside Sunday, June 25th, as an NSA work day with many committee meetings scheduled on Sunday with no other content. Other agenda highlights:

          Welcome Reception on the show floor is back and will be Monday after the General Session
          Awards Luncheon will recognize our award winners on Tuesday after the show floor closes
          NSA TALKS will be back with the curated 18-minute sessions in the NSA booth. Watch last year’s NSA Talks.
          DEMO DEN will also be back and can be found in the NSA booth as well. Check out last year’s Demo Dens.

High level agenda details include:

  • General Session, Monday, June 26th from 3:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Welcome Reception, Monday, June 26th from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. All exhibitors and registered conference attendees are invited and encouraged to attend.
  • Awards Luncheon, Tuesday, June 27th from 12:30 – 2:00 pm
  • Final Night Reception and President’s Banquet, Thursday, June 39th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm (additional purchase)

NSA REGISTRATION INFORMATION

REGISTRATION FEES

Each paid full attendee registration includes admission to all exhibits, general sessions, the Welcome Reception on the show floor, seminars, Tuesday morning coffee and donuts on the show floor, Tuesday Awards Luncheon, and Wednesday Lunch in the hall. Registration by June 16 to be sure you receive your meal tickets, registration after that is not guaranteed

Payment or purchase order must accompany each registration form for the registration to be processed. NSA members receive a discount on registration. Include your membership number on the registration form to be eligible for this discount. If you are not currently an NSA member and would like to qualify for the discount, call NSA at 800-424-7827, ext. 201, for membership information or go online to www.sheriffs.org.

2022 PRICING

Members
Non-Members
Spouse/Significant Other
Agency Multiple Attendee Discount*
Exhibitor, Additional Full Pass
$530 ($665 with Banquet)
$630 ($765 with Banquet)
$235 ($365 with Banquet)
$350 ($485 with Banquet)
$350

*The sixth person from an agency will qualify for discount

ADDITIONAL TICKETS FOR PURCHASE

Register for any of the following additional tickets when you register. No meal function tickets will be available for purchase onsite.

AWARDS LUNCHEON

The Awards Luncheon, during which the NSA awards will be announced, will be held Tuesday, June 27th. The cost is $60 per person.

PRAYER BREAKFAST

The Prayer Breakfast will be held from 8:00am – 8:45am on Tuesday, June 27th. The cost is $20 per person.

WORSHIP SERVICE

A Worship Service will be held from 9:00am – 10:00am on Tuesday, June 27th, and is open to all registered conference attendees.

SPOUSES’ BRUNCH

The Spouses’ Brunch will be held Monday, June 26th, at 9:00am, and is open to spouses and children. Tickets are included in all spouse/child registration.

ANNUAL PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION AND BANQUET

The annual reception and banquet, during which the new NSA president is installed, will be held Thursday evening, June 29th. Purchase of a separate banquet ticket is required to attend.

TRAINING SESSIONS

Training Sessions are separate registrations, are 4, 8 or 16-hours sessions, and should not be confused with the seminars held as part of the conference. For all Training attendees, transportation, housing, and meals are the responsibility of the participant. All Training will be held at the Kansa City Convention Center.

FLETC HOMELAND SECURITY LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (DHSLA) CERTIFICATION

Monday June, 26th, from 9:00am to 1:00pm, and Tuesday, June 27th, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm

The Department of Homeland Security Leadership Academy (DHSLA) is the result of a shared vision of FLETC and the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA), to establish a professional development venue for state, local and tribal law enforcement leaders to explore contemporary issues impacting homeland security and law enforcement operations and better prepare state and local law enforcement leaders (present and future), for complex, inter jurisdictional active shooter/mass casualty events, as well as other homeland security related challenges facing law enforcement leadership. This training is designed for command staff and other state, local, and tribal law enforcement leadership. The 8-hour follow-up training session at NSA’s Annual Conference, plus the two-week program at FLETC, results in a Homeland Security Certification issued by NSA. It is FREE but you must register. 

ADVANCED ROADSIDE IMPAIRED DRIVING ENFORCEMENT (ARIDE)

Monday, June 26th, and Tuesday, June 27th, from 8:00am – 5:30pm

ARIDE is a 16-hour training course created to address the gap in training between the Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and the Drug Evaluation and Classification Program. It is FREE but you must register. Lunch on own. Exhibit hall access will be provided to participants.

BELOW 100 TRAINING

Monday, June 26th, 8:30am to 12:30pm

The mission of Below 100 is to reduce law enforcement line-of-duty deaths to fewer than 100 per year. Below 100 Training aims to eliminate preventable line-of-duty law enforcement officer deaths and serious injuries through training designed to focus on areas under an officer’s control. These areas of focus, include: getting LEOs to wear a seat belt and a vest; to watch their speed; to stay present and to focus on what’s important now; and to remember that complacency kills. It is FREE but you must register.

REDUCING ROADWAY FATALITIES THROUGH TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT (TIM): A NATIONAL MODEL

Wednesday, June 28th, from 8:30am to 12:30pm

The DOT- Certified National TIM Responder Training Program provides a national curriculum developed by incident responders for responders. The training offers a set of practices and advanced standards to enable safer and faster clearance of traffic crashes. This training is open to all first responders and recovery personnel. It is FREE but you must register. Lunch and exhibit hall access will be provided.

CANCELLATION POLICY

All Registrations are Final. The National Sheriffs’ Association will provide No Refunds if you are unable to attend.

INABILITY TO ATTEND – ATTENDEE/EXTRA EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION INSURANCE PROGRAM

The National Sheriffs’ Association now includes an insurance policy through Rainprotection Insurance that Will Refund You 96% of Your Registration Fees if you are unable to attend for a qualifying reason.

You will be covered from the moment you register until the start of the event.

You will receive a 96% refund, from registration until the start of the event, if you are unable to attend the event for a qualifying reason. The cost of the insurance is included in your registration fee. CLICK HERE to see what is and is not covered and how to submit a claim for a refund. Please read the policy for precise coverage and exclusions.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

All hotel accommodations must be arranged through Orchid Event. You must register before booking your hotel room. You will receive a link to making hotel accommodations after you register for the event. This is the only way to book your room.

DO NOT CONTACT THE HOTEL DIRECLTY TO BOOK YOUR ROOMS. This will only delay the processing of your hotel reservation. If you are contacted directly via email from anyone offering to help you book, they are a housing pirate, and you will not be in our block. If you book with them, you lose any cancellation protections that NSA contracts provide to our attendees who book within our block.

Sheriffs: Check with your State Sheriffs’ Association concerning a room block for your state.

EXHIBITORS

Exhibitors, make sure you have reserved your booth space before starting the registration process. Learn more about exhibiting.