Attendee FAQs

Where is the conference?
The Westin Boston Waterfront is at 425 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210. By MBTA public transit, take the Silver Line to the World Trade Center stop, or Bus Number 7, which stops outside the hotel on Summer Street. Find details and driving directions here. Parking is available for $36-$46/day.

What does it cost to attend?
See the pricing page for details.

How do I receive member pricing?
To receive member pricing, you must be logged in to your account.
For questions about your NESEA member account, go here.

I need to register more than one person from my company. What should I do?
Our online registration system can easily guide you through registering multiple people from your organization. If you need assistance, feel free to contact or call (413) 774-6051 ext. 19.

Do I have to pick which sessions I plan to attend prior to the conference?
No. With a conference pass, you may attend any sessions you wish.

Can I get CEUs for attending?
We offer a mixture of credits from BPI, MA CSL, AIA LU/HSW, GBCI, and PHIUS. All attendees receive a certificate of attendance to self-report hours to other accrediting organizations.

Will there be food?
Yes! Your conference registration includes a buffet lunch. Coffee and tea will be available all day. You can expect refreshments at the opening reception, the trade show reception, and NESEA Night.

What happens on Wednesday night?
Everyone is welcome to attend the Opening Reception on Wednesday, March 7, from 6pm8pm at the Westin. Join us for food and drink and a room full of the smartest and friendliest people.

What happens on Thursday night?
All conference pass holders receive free admission to the Trade Show Reception and Pro Tour Launch Party on Thursday, March 8 from 5pm6:30pm. This includes those with one-day passes for Friday: come early to meet up with old friends and make new connections! This Reception offers complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, and a great opportunity to talk with exhibitors and fellow attendees.

NESEA Night follows from 6:30pm8:30pm with food and drink in the Westin Harbor Ballroom. NESEA Night is included with the purchase of a full conference pass; all others can purchase a ticket here.

And after that? The Conference Chairs are organizing Thursday night after-parties at nearby restaurants and bars so the conversations and celebrations can continue as long as you want. All are welcome. Details will be available at the conference.

Is the venue handicapped accessible?
Yes. All floors are accessible by elevator.

What if I still have a question?
For registration questions, contact or (413) 774-6051 x19.
For everything else, email Susan Farber, Conference Manager, at