Attendee FAQ

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Exhibit Hall

The Exhibit Hall is open September 18-20, 2011 and is located at the Duke Energy Center - Exhibition Hall A.

Sunday, September 18 - Exhibits Open 10:45am-4:30pm
Monday, September 19 - Exhibits Open 9:00am-3:30pm
Tuesday, September 20 - Exhibits Open 9:00am-1:00pm

You can view the list of companies attending the NSH Exhibit Show on the NSH website.  You can search by booth number, company name or product type.  Click here to view the exhibitors list.


NSH has reserved a limited number of rooms at special convention rates.  All convention room reservations are to be made through the NSH Housing Bureau.   The three hotels to choose from are the Millenium Hotel, Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, and Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. To find out more information about these hotels or to make reservations visit our Hotel Information page.


The NSH Registration desk is in the Duke Energy Center - East Concourse near Exhibit Hall A.

To find out what hospitalities and networking events are going on at the Symposium please visit our Networking page to find out all the information you need to know.  After a full day of sessions and exhibits come out and meet fellow members of NSH at all of the different hospitalities offered!


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 call NSH at 443.535.4060 or email our Meeting Coordinator, Jessica with any additional questions.

All cancellations must be received in writing by August 19, 2011. Cancellations received in writing by this date will be charged the Registration Fee, but all workshop fees will be refunded. Banquet tickets are nonrefundable. Cancellations received after August 19, 2011 (without provisions for a substitute) and no-shows are responsible for all convention fees. Cancellations will not be accepted by phone. Please note: Cancellations, for any reason, will not be accepted for persons registering after the deadline of August 19, 2011. Substitutions will be accepted at any time, at no additional charge.

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. 

Yes.  You are able to register with a Purchase Order, just fill out the registration form and send it via mail, fax, or email to the NSH Office. When using a purchase order, make sure to have the correct address for where the invoice should be sent.  An invoice will be sent after registered and when the invoice is recieved it must be paid within 30 days.  Unfortunately you may not register online using a Purchase Order, you must send it to the NSH Office.

Mailing Address:
10320 Little Patuxent Parkway
Suite 804
Columbia, MD 21044

Fax: 443.535.4055


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, you will have to give us a call at 443.535.4060.  The membership year runs from January to December.  You may join NSH at any time during the year, but dues are not pro-rated.

If you are a current student in the histology field, you are able to register for the event for a discounted rate.  When you register make sure to click Yes, I am a student when registering.  Once you finish registering you will receive a pending email confirmation with the Student Verification Form and you must fill that out and send it the NSH Office.  Once we recieve the form and yoru student status is verified you will receive your official email confirmation for the event.  If we do not receive proof that you are a student, you will then be invoiced the total fees for a regular attendee. Any additional questions, please call 443.535.4060.


Adding Workshops

If you wish to add workshops to your schedule you can do this through the Attendee Service Center.  Your log in information can be found in your email confirmation. 

Cancel or Changing Workshops

If you need to cancel a workshop or switch a workshop you must complete the Workshop Change Request Form.  Requests can be sent via:

  • Fax: 443-535-4055
  • Email: jessica@nsh.org
  • Mail: NSH, 10320 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 804, Columbia, MD 21044

To see which workshops are sold out please visit our Sold Out 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.

Presenter contact information will be included in the onsite program.  If you have questions prior to arrival you can contact NSH Meeting Manager, Aubrey Wanner, aubrey@nsh.org.

This year at the convention there are more 90 minute workshops to choose from!

Saturday - Afternoon 90 Minute Sessions
Sunday - Morning 90 Minute Sessions
Monday - Morning 90 Minute Sessions

Click here to view all of the available workshops!