NMHC does not sell our attendee list and is not working with a third-party to sell our list. Do not purchase lists from any of these companies.
To view the official conference attendee list, click here. NMHC Members: log in to your NMHC member account to view the list. Non-Members: you can view the list if you are registered to attend the conference. If you are not attending, please ask your registered representatives to log in and view the list.
If you have trouble accessing the list, please contact email@example.com.
Online registration closes on Friday, November 8th, at 5:00 PM EDT. After this time, all new registrations and registration changes may be completed on-site when registration opens at Noon on Monday, November 11th.
If you need help completing registration or making a registration change, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
10x10 Exhibitors receive 3 free registrations
10x20 Exhibitors receive 6 free registrations
20x20 Exhibitors receive 12 free registrations
20x30 Exhibitors receive 18 free registrations
Start-Ups Center Kiosk Exhibitors receive 1 free registration
Additional conference registrations may be purchased and are $800 each (members)/$1,400 each (non-members).
Conference badges will be organized by the attendee’s last name, not by company name.
Registration is located in Wedgewood Ballroom and will be open during the following hours:
Monday, November 11th: Noon – 7:00 PM
Tuesday, November 12th: 7:15 AM – 6:30 PM
Note: registration will also be open on Wednesday, November 13th but there are no Expo hours on the 13th.
Need a quick way to identify attendees at the conference? There will be (3) different badge colors:
White – Owner/Manager/Developer
Yellow – Exhibitors
Blue – Non-Exhibitor Suppliers/Other
- Monday, November 11th: 5:30 – 7:00 PM
- Tuesday, November 12th: 10:30 AM – 6:30 PM
The Expo is located in Trinity Exhibit Hall and open during the following hours:
The Expo is closed at all other times. Re-entry or staying in booths during non-exhibit hours is prohibited. Exhibitors (with yellow badges) may access their booth 30 minutes prior to the opening of the Expo each day.
Do not leave personal items unattended or unsecured in your booth. NMHC is not liable for lost or stolen items.
View the conference agenda for a full list of events taking place in the Expo and at the conference. Room locations are listed in the conference app (which is now live).
“Quiet Hours” will take place in the Expo on Tuesday, November 12, from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.
During this time, the Expo will remain open, but exhibitors are not required to remain in their booths, allowing them the opportunity to attend and network within the conference sessions taking place.
Exhibitors who opt to remain in their booths may use this downtime to host meetings or longer demos, catch up on work, or simply take a break and relax.
NMHC will provide each exhibitor with a small “away” sign to display in their booth if they wish to leave during this time. Exhibitors may also bring their own “away” signs for their booth.
Exhibits will again require to be staffed for the Reception, beginning at 5:00 PM.
Valuables and personal items must be secured before leaving the booth unattended. NMHC is not liable for lost or stolen items.
Personnel who are strictly attending the conference for exhibit set-up and dismantle only do not need to register and are permitted on the show floor during set-up and dismantle times only.
Registration is required for all individuals accessing the show floor after 3:00 PM on Monday, November 11th.
Monday, November 11th: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
All booths must be show-ready by 3:00 pm sharp on Monday, November 11th. After 3:00 PM, crates and show materials left on the floor will be removed at your cost. If you will be late or delayed, please contact me at email@example.com.
Tuesday, November 12th: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Wednesday, November 13th: 8:00 – 1:00 PM.
Exhibitors may not begin dismantling their booth before the show officially closes on Tuesday, November 12th. Exhibitors that dismantle early will not be permitted to exhibit at future NMHC conferences.
Place show orders in advance of arriving on show-site to avoid delays. View the kit here.
Electric, carpeting, and furniture are NOT included with your booth space.
Free Wi-Fi IS included.
A lead retrieval unit is NOT available at this conference.
NMHC follows the IAEE Guidelines for Display Rules & Regulations.
Booth Regulations & Guidelines (10x10 and 10x20 booths): To allow an unobstructed view of booths down each aisle, exhibitors in a 10x10 booth or 10x20 booth may not have a backwall exceeding 8 ft. high. If your booth exceeds this limit, NMHC will ask you to remove or adjust it on-site during set-up. View the IAEE Guidelines linked above for more detials
Booth Regulations & Guidelines (Startup Center Kiosk Exhibitors): Additional banners are not permitted. Your space is restricted to your kiosk only - if it doesn’t fit on your kiosk’s counter, you cannot use it or place it out.
It's Time to Download the App
The NMHC OPTECH Conference & Expo App will help you get the most out of the conference. You can keep track of what's happening, connect with other attendees for better networking, and personalize your conference experience.
Check the app for updates leading up to and during the conference!
Set up only takes a minute.
Step 1: Download the app for iOS or Android.
Step 2: Click 'View Event' and select OPTECH Conference & Expo.
Step 3: Enter code 2019optech (case sensitive).
You need to be registered for the conference to view the event in the app.
Exhibitors may not distribute materials/literature outside of their booth, including in restrooms, bars, breakout rooms, and other various areas of the conference hotel.
If the exhibiting company is also a sponsor (Chairman’s Circle, Friends of the Council, or Conference Sponsor), they may place one (1) piece of literature on the designated literature tables near the registration area. Penalties may occur for exhibitors found in violation of this policy.
NMHC’s Values and Expectations have been developed to provide guidance for conduct consistent with our goals of inclusion and professionalism.
Please visit https://www.nmhc.org/about/nmhc-values-and-expectations/ to read the full policy.
NMHC's Policy on Suitcasing, Outboarding, and Offsite Entertaining Policy
Exhibitors, sponsors, and other attendee companies may not take 10 or more attendees off the show floor for private events (on-site or off-site) during official Expo hours. Exhibitors and sponsors found in violation will be penalized.
NMHC’s full policy on suitcasing and outboarding, and off show floor exhibitor entertaining can be viewed here.
Please read the policy in advance of arriving on show site. If you or someone from your team witness violations taking place during the conference, please advise NMHC staff immediately.
On-Site Events (Subgroup Events):
Exhibitors wishing to hold private events on-site at the Hilton Anatole after Expo hours must also be an NMHC Conference Sponsor (exhibits and sponsorships are separate items). Exhibitors who host unapproved events at the Hilton Anatole will be charged the minimum conference sponsorship fee of $10,000 and may result in expulsion from the conference.
If your company would like to host a private subgroup event during OPTECH, please complete and submit the 2019 Subgroup Event Request Form. Event start-times cannot conflict with NMHC programming. Please consult the NMHC OPTECH agenda prior to submitting your form.