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Attendee FAQ

Please click on the title of the question to see the answer.


Yes, groups of 5 or more receive $25 off of each of their registration fees.

Because it is virtual you cannot attend the First Time Attendee Networking Reception as it is a physical event. 

Exhibit Hall

October 16: 10:30am-4:00pm PDT
October 17: 10:30am-4:00pm PDT
October 18: 9:00am-1:00pm PDT

* Ticket Auction drwaing takes place on 10/18 from 12:00-12:30pm.  You must be present to win. 

Click here to review the current list of registered exhibitors.


Your username and password for the Attendee Service Center is located on your confirmation email. You will receive your confirmation email after you have registered for the event.  If for some reason you are unable to locate your username and password or if you forget your password please call NSH at 443.535.4060 or email


NSH hosts several networking events during the convention.  To learn more, click here.   Vendor partners who exhibit also host their own, independent events.  Be sure to look out for email invitations from these companies as they are sent directly from our vendors. 


Yes.  You are able to register with a Purchase Order,but you must include a copy of the PO.  Regsitrants are responsabile for submitting their invoice to their purchasing department and all balances must be paid by October 1st or your registration will be cancelled. 

Mail Payments:
The National Society for Histotechnology, Inc.
PO Box 715914
Philadelphia, PA 19171-5914


When logging into the Attendee Service Center you have access to change your contact information including your address, email and phone. If for some reason it was entered incorrrectly or your information has changed, you can log in and change whatever you need.

If you feel that you are a current member of NSH and it can not find you in the system, please give NSH a call at 443.535.4060.

If you are not a member, but want to take advantage of the member rates and early access - join!  Click here to learn more.




If you are a current student member in the histology field, you are able to register for the event for a discounted rate.  You must enrolled at a NASCLS approved institution.  Your rate should automatically appear if you are qualified for this discount. 

Cancellations of Entire Registration: All cancellations must
be received in writing (email is acceptable) by September 14,
2020. Registrants who submit their cancellations in writing by
this date will receive a refund minus a $75.00 administrative fee.  Tickets to the Boxed Lunch Roundtable, guest passes and exhibit hall only passes are nonrefundable. Cancellations received after September 14, 2020, (without provisions for a substitute) and noshows are responsible for all convention fees. Cancellations will not be accepted by phone.

Cancellations of Individual Workshops: Cancellations for
learning labs are eligible for a refund if received by October 1,
2022; cancellations must be in writing (email is acceptable). After this date session costs will not be refunded. NSH reserves the right to cancel a workshop, express talk or learning lab due to circumstances beyond its control or for insufficient registration. Registrants for a canceled session will be notified immediately and allowed to substitute a session or obtain a full refund. The Society is not responsible for penalties incurred as a result of cancelled transportation or accommodations.

Cancellations, for any reason, will not be accepted for persons registering after the deadline of September 14, 2022. Substitutions will be accepted at any time, at no additional charge.

No cash exchange or refunds are provided on-site. Reimbursements are processed after the conclusion of the convention and will be sent to the payer.

NSH requires a unique email address per registration.  This email is used for communications between NSH staff and the registered attendee including the confirmation, workshop cancellations or changes, vendor announcements etc.  NSH will not register multiple people with one email address nor will NSH register an individual without an email address. 

Registration opens for Enhanced Education members on April 14th, and April 15th for Core members.  All others can register starting April 25th.

All of this information can be found on the Registration Information page.

Once you are registered for the convention you are sent an email confirmation to the email listed on the form.  If you do not receive an email confirmation either we did not receive your registration and you are not registered or the email we have for you is incorrect. Please give us a call at 443.535.4060 or email us and we will be able to help you.

Your receipt is your email confirmation.  The email confirmation is sent to you via email after you are registered and all of your payment information is listed on the email.  You can also access this through the Attendee Service Center.  If you have any questions regarding your registration payments please contact

It is not necessary for you to print out your confirmation email, but it definitely helps.  When you check in at the registration desk in Reno you will be able to scan the bar code on your confirmation email, and this speeds up the process.  If you do not have your confirmation email, you can also check in using your name.


NSH has reserved a limited number of rooms at special convention rates at two local hotels.  Reservations can be made from May 1-September 7, 2022. For more specific details about these hotels visit our Hotel Information page.


Workshops:  All lecture style workshops are open and will be available as space permits.  You do not need to pay extra for lecture workshops, they are included with your registration fee.  When you check in to the registration desk you will receive a specific amount of tickets with your name on them.  You MUST hand in a ticket to enter and receive credit.  

Learning Labs: Learning Labs are hands on training options  are available to you as an added charge.  You will need to add these sessions when you register and there are limited in seats. 

RATE TYPE Early Bird
(through 6/15)
Standard Rate
(after 6/15)
Full Conference - Member $349 $499
Full Conference - Non Member $549 $649
Full Conference - Student Member $349 $349
Weekend Pass - Member $279 $279
Weekend Pass - Non Member $359 $359
Virtual Pass - Member $199 $199
Virtual Pass - Non Member $299 $299
Guest (available Sept 1) $119.00  
Exihibit Hall (available Sept 1) $75.00  

Learning Lab Sessions provide in depth training on a subject by demonstrating a technique or process. Participants work with and are exposed to equipment, specimens, chemicals and reagents. To enhance the experience and access to the instructor, attendance is limited. Unlike Convention Workshops, Learning Labs require preregistration and incur additional fees.

To see which workshops are sold out please visit our Sold Out/Canceled Workshops page.  When registering for the event you will not be able to register for a workshop that is sold out, unfortunately there are no waiting lists for workshops.

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