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2015 convention Registration


 Please remember an individual registration is required before you complete the booth registration

NEW! NAHAD Partner Registration

This new category is designed to cover NAHAD Value Partners, members of the Trade Press and invited Industry Guests such as members of the Hose Safety Institute Advisory Council or Industry Officials. To register as a NAHAD partner please contact - jhancock@nahad.org

Early Registration Discount: Deadline: February 16, 2015

Register by February 16, 2015 to take advantage of the discounted registration fee of $675, and to guarantee your company’s listing in the Official Convention program and the Preliminary Registration Roster, which will be available on the web and updated every Wednesday evening beginning on February 25, 2015.


Mail-In Registration deadline: March 16, 2015

After this date, register online or fax your registration form to NAHAD at (410) 263-1659 and pay the Late Registration Fee of $795.00. Mail all Meeting Registrations and payment (not Hotel reservations) to:
NAHAD, 105 Eastern Avenue, Suite 104, Annapolis, MD 21403-3300. Make all checks payable to NAHAD.

Registration and Cancellation Policies  

In order to obtain a refund for convention registration fees or golf, written notice of cancellation is required, to be received at the NAHAD Office (email jhancock@nahad.org), by the dates noted below:

  • By February 16, 2015 - for Full Refund
  • By March 16, 2015 - for 50% Refund
  • After March 16, 2015 - No Refund

Tour Cancellation Policy

All tours are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollments are not met. Registrants will receive notification, if possible, and full refund if tour is cancelled by NAHAD. Refunds will be issued by May 25, 2015.

If a member wishes to cancel a tour registration, written notification must be received by the NAHAD Office no later than February 16, 2015, for full refund. Each tour has minimums and restrictions, which may require pre-payment by NAHAD. After February 16, please contact the NAHAD Registrar to inquire about partial refund. No tour refunds will be issued for cancellation requests after March 16, 2015.

Spouse Registration Fee

NAHAD’s Spouse Registration Fee is designed to be an economical way for your spouse or companion who is over the age of 18 to attend all of the convention activi-ties. Registered spouses are welcome and encouraged to participate in NAHAD activities.  Historically, we have found that registered spouses have derived more enjoy-ment and received more value in the form of a sense of full participation, life-long friendships, and support of the NAHAD delegate.  The spouse fee is carefully calculated to cover the direct costs of spouse meals and spouse materials. In addition to the annual Spouse Event – this year a Salsa and Sangria event on Thursday afternoon - spouses are welcome to attend, with their delegate any of the General Session presentations that they find to be of interest. This fee is also appropriate for guests/companions of the registered delegate.

Who does NAHAD consider a companion? This might be a close friend, your mother-in-law or adult child who is traveling with you to Miami. In order to attend NAHAD functions, a spouse, guest or companion must be registered and must pay the spouse registra-tion fee to receive a badge and gain admission to NAHAD food functions and to participate in tours and events.

Children (under Age 18)

There is no charge for registered children in attendance at the meeting.  Please indicate the names and ages of your children on the Registration Form on page 11 and include your home address. Your child is welcome to attend the NAHAD Miami Street Party at no charge, simply indicate their attendance on the registration form. Children may not attend business sessions or any convention food functions, with the exception of the Miami Street Party. Children over the age of 18 are welcome to attend the Opening Dinner on Thursday evening, but they must register as a Spouse/Companion and pay the fee. NAHAD is offering a children’s party on Thursday evening for younger children while parents are attending the Welcome Reception, Gala Dinner and Entertainment (from 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm). There is a fee charged. Please register your child(ren) on page 12 for this event.

Admittance to convention activities will be by badge. Non-registered attendees, guests or spouses will not receive a badge. Optional tours and recreational activities are only open to registered attendees.