Following are the registration fees.

Click here to download "How To Print An Annual Session Registration Receipt."

A $300 facility fee will apply for non-local attendees who do not stay at the conference hotel.

  Early Bird Registration
by July 15
Advanced Registration
by September 1
Onsite Registration
After September 1
  Member Non-member* Member Non-member* Member Non-member*
Full Conference

General Attendee














Daily Registration (per day)

All One-Day Attendees







FCS Program Leaders Meeting
2 Days $150
2 Days plus Awards Banquet $225
Full Conference - Member $450
Full Conference - Non-member $525


  Member Non-member

Pre-Conference Workshops




  Member Non-member

Awards Banquet (Individual Tickets)



Welcome Event (Individual Tickets)



In-depth Sessions

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Registration Policy: Every attendee must register for the conference to attend a conference function, including sessions, meals, and in-depth sessions. You have the choice of purchasing a full conference OR one-day registration for you and your spouse/guest.  Please see explanations below on what is included with each registration type.

*If you are eligible for membership but not currently a NEAFCS member, you may join now and get the member rate for the Annual Session. A new member application can be found at Dues, which are $100, are based on a calendar year and not pro-rated. So, please keep in mind that your membership will be valid for the 2014 membership year.

Full Package Registration Fees
Includes admission to the Monday Welcome Event; Wednesday Regional Meetings and Awards with Breakfast; Wednesday Deli Lunch and Thursday Continental Breakfast; Thursday Evening Awards Banquet; General Sessions, Concurrent Sessions, Poster Sessions, Exhibit Hall, Exhibitor Forum and Wellness Activities.

Daily Registration Fees
Includes admission to all activities on the selected day, except for the Welcome Event and Awards Banquet for which separate tickets may be purchased.

FCS Program Leaders Registration

The 2-Day FCS Program Leaders Registration includes attendance at the Program Leaders' Meeting on Wednesday, Sept 17, and Thursday, Sept 18, plus breakfast and lunch on both days. For an additional $75, you may purchase a ticket to the Thursday Awards Banquet. 

The Full Conference FCS Program Leaders Registration includes the Program Leaders' Meeting on Wednesday and Thursday, breakfast and lunch on both days, all conference sessions, and the Awards Banquet and Welcome Event.

In-Depth Sessions
You MUST be a registered attendee to purchase in-depth session tickets. Space for some In-Depth Sessions is limited. All registrants will choose their session when they register online. If you choose to mail in your payment (rather than pay online with a credit card), your spot in the in-depth sessions will NOT be guaranteed until payment is received. All In-Depth Sessions will be ticketed events and you must have a ticket for a specific activity to be admitted.

Facility Fee
To obtain complimentary meeting rooms and function space, NEAFCS has guaranteed that our attendees will utilize a specific number of sleeping rooms. If our attendees do not utilize the guaranteed number of sleeping rooms, NEAFCS will have to pay attrition fees. In addition, a portion of each room night is rebated by the hotel to NEAFCS to help underwrite the costs of the conference. Registration fees were calculated based on NEAFCS meeting our guarantee and receiving rebates. Attendees opting to stay elsewhere will be assessed a $300 fee to offset the lost rebate revenue and hotel attrition. When making your hotel reservation, you must book your room under the NEAFCS Room Block. Each person sharing a room must appear on the hotel rooming list and pay the appropriate double, triple, or quad room rate to avoid the facility fee. The facility fee is waived for local affiliate members commuting daily to the conference.

Refund Policy
Read this policy carefully. You will be required to agree to the policy before completing your registration.

  1. Individuals who register onsite at the Annual Session may not be eligible for Host functions and special events.

  2. Registration fees are non-transferable, except as under guidelines section 4, b. below.

  3. Cancellation must be made in writing and postmarked no later than 30 days prior to the advance registration date to receive a full refund, less a $50 processing fee. Written cancellation requests postmarked less than 30 days prior to the advance registration date will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be made for cancellations postmarked after the advance registration deadline. If a refund for Annual Session is made after the outlined dates because of health issues or a death in the family it must be done in writing to ask for a partial refund of their registration, and is at the board's discretion (see below for guidelines).

  4. Refund Policy: Registrations canceled by 5:00 PM EST of the early-bird registration deadline date will be refunded, minus a $50 cancellation fee. Due to financial obligations incurred by NEAFCS, there will be a 50% cancellation fee for any cancellation requests between the early-bird registration deadline and 5:00 PM EST of the advanced registration deadline. There will be no refund of registration fees after 5:00 PM EST of the advance registration deadline date.
    1. Registrations canceled after 5:00 PM EST of the advance registration deadline date, for reasons of health emergencies, etc., must be requested in writing and any refund is at the discretion of the NEAFCS Executive Board. If the board grants the request, the registration will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee. All such refund requests must be submitted to NEAFCS in written form via email to [email protected] within 30 days of Annual Session.
    2. NEAFCS will allow substitutions free of charge until 5:00 PM EST on the Friday preceding the conference by four (4) full calendar weeks. All cancellation and substitution requests must be submitted to NEAFCS in written form via email to [email protected].
    3. Pre-conference and In-Depth Session fees are transferable but not refundable.
  5. All fees for tours and special activities are non-refundable.

Payment Options
You may pay your registration fees by Cash, Check, Money Order, Visa, Master Card, or American Express.  Purchase orders will not be considered a method of payment. The online registration system will allow only one method of payment. Therefore, if you would like to split your registration with multiple payment methods, please complete complete your registration online and select the "Send Check" option at checkout. Then, mail, fax, or e-mail your registration confirmation (which you will receive via e-mail after you register) to the NEAFCS National Office along with the following Multiple Payment Form ( If you select the "Send Check" option, your spot in the in-depth sessions will NOT be guaranteed until payment is received.


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