General Information

Where will the 2019 conference activities be held?

The conference activities will occur at Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA July 18–20, 2019.

What is appropriate attire for conference attendees?

Dress throughout the conference is business casual for all attendees. Some invite-only events may require different attire (please see individual invitations).

What book titles are being collected at the book drive this year? (Links to Amazon available below).

What are the dates and locations of future conferences?


July 7-9, 2020
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
National Harbor, MD


July 14-17, 2021
Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center
Denver, CO

Interested in NPC 2020?

Please provide your contact information using the form below! We will contact you when we have updates to share.


Where do I find the conference rates?

Click here to view rates on the Registration page.

Is there a printable registration form?

No. All registrations must be completed online.

What does my conference registration include?

  • 2019 conference bag
  • Thought Leader sessions
  • Concurrent sessions
  • Admission to exhibit hall

What is included in a non-educator guest registration?

  • 2019 conference bag
  • President’s Welcome Reception in the exhibit hall
  • Thought leader sessions
  • Concurrent sessions
  • Admission to exhibit hall

Are there discounts for teams?

Yes. Teams of three or more attendees who register together each receive $50 off full conference registrations. This discount cannot be combined with other discounts that may be offered.

Can I bring a guest to just the exhibit hall?

Yes. It is $50 to attend the exhibits only.

Are purchase orders accepted as payment for conference registration?

No. Accepted payments are check, credit card, or cash. Cash is accepted on-site only.

Does the registration fee include any meals?


When will I receive registration materials, like my name badge and tickets?

At on-site registration.

Where do I mail my check payment?

NASSP, National Principals Conference
P.O. Box 417939
Boston, MA 02241-7939

Check to Follow Payment Policy – Due Dates
After July 5, 2019, all online registrations must be paid for with credit card. For those who indicated Check to Follow before July 5, 2019, if check payment is not received by July 16, 2019, you will need to pay onsite with check or credit card.

What is the cancellation/substitution policy?

Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to npc@showcare.com by July 3, 2019. There is a $35 cancellation fee per registration. We allow cancellations until July 3, 2019. After that, no cancellations will be honored, only substitutions. Refunds will not be issued for no shows. For substitutions please call 866-654-0919 or 514-380-9377 or email request to npc@showcare.com.

Is special assistance available?

Yes. Please indicate if you require special assistance in the appropriate area of your registration form. NASSP staff will contact you to make any arrangements you may need at the conference.

When are the attendee and exhibitor registration hours?


July 17, 2019 7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
July 18, 2019 6:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
July 19, 2019 7:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
July 20, 2019 7:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

If you have additional questions related to registration, please contact our registrar at npc@showcare.com or 866-654-0919.

Hotels and Transportation

Visit our hotel page here.


When will I be able to see all the sessions offered at the conference?

Sessions are available here.

If you didn’t find the answer to your question here, please contact us at info@principalsconference.org or 800-253-7746, option 8.