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Registration is now available onsite in San Antonio

Upon your arrival, we've made it easy to Register for the NPF. Beginning on May 5 registration will be open int he Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 2. For your convenience, we have created the following registration schedule.

NPF 2018

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
900 E. Market St. San Antonio, TX 78205

Exhibit Hall 2 Registration Hours:

Saturday, May 5
12:00pm - 5:00pm

Sunday May 6
8:00am - 5:00pm

Monday May 7
7:00am - 4:00pm

Tuesday May 8
7:00am - 2:00pm
5:00pm - 6:30pm

Wednesday May 9
8:00am - 12:00pm

Registration Types

Full Registration

Includes everything offered over all four days of the event.
General sessions, workshops, USPS executive led sessions, exhibits, evening receptions, continental breakfasts, lunches, Wednesday evening closing event. If you book a hotel reservation through the NPF registration system, you will receive a $150 discount off of your Full or Three-Day registration!

On-Site Rate $1,095

Three Day Registration

Includes three consecutive days of your choosing.

General sessions, workshops, USPS executive led sessions, exhibits, continental breakfasts, lunches and social events on the days chosen. If you book a hotel reservation through the NPF registration system, you will receive a $150 discount off of your Full or Three-Day registration!

On-Site Rate $1,000

Two Day Registration

Includes two consecutive days of your choosing.

General sessions, workshops, USPS executive led sessions, exhibits, continental breakfasts, lunches and social events on the days chosen.

On-Site Rate $1,000

Education Only Registration

Budget constraints shouldn't keep you from staying educated and up-to-date within your industry.

To be considerate of the budgetary constraints that many of our would-be attendees are facing, the "Education Only" registration is being offered at a reduced price in order to accommodate those individuals who may not have the budget but are still serious about staying current and informed.

(**Important** Networking is an important part of the Forum experience and this registration will not provide you the opportunity to attend any food functions or networking events. "Education Only" registrations will have access to workshops and the exhibit hall floor only.)

Includes 4 days of educational workshops and access to the Exhibit Hall.
Does not include meals and networking events.

On-Site Rate $850

**Education Only" registration does not qualify for any discounts.**

Spouse/Guest Registration

Available only for guests.

This registration is made available so that your spouse/guest can join you at the evening social events or visit the Exhibit Hall while you are attending the conference. (**Co-workers or Mailing Industry attendees are not eligible.**)

Rate $300

Exhibit Hall Only Pass

Does not include access to any education sessions or networking events.

Rate $50

Professional Certification Options

Mail Design Professional (MDP) ($95)

The Mail Design Professional (MDP) program teaches mailing industry personnel how to design mail to enhance its compatability with the US Postal Service automated equipment. It also coaches mailers on how to achieve lower postage prices through automation.

 

MDP training is 100% free to all users. However, USPS MDP Certification is only available upon successful completion of course assessment, which does have a $95 fee. Participants wishing to take the certification must choose the option during the NPF registration process.

Executive Mail Center Manager (EMCM) ($180)

The Executive Mail Center Manager (EMCM) course is a comprehensive training program that is designed for individuals who wish to develop Mail Center Management skills. It offers a certified designation that emphasizes professionalism in Mail Center Management. The course teaches skills needed to manage more effectively, boost productivity and cut costs. The program is sponsored by the USPS and has been developed by a professional committee with representatives from the mailing industry.

 

To earn official certification, participants are required to complete all 8 modules and pass a test at the end of each module. A $180 EMCM final exam fee applies and pre-registration is required to reserve your space. 

 

Limited space is available.

Certified Direct Mail Professional (CDMP) ($160)

This limited-enrollment course is sponsored by the USPS and was developed by a committee of USPS and mailing industry experts.

 

USPS certification will be achieved upon $160 fee payment and successful completion of the exam.

Discount Opportunities

NPF Partner Hotel Discount

Save $150 off of a FULL or THREE DAY registration just by booking your room at one of the 4 NPF partner hotels using the NPF registration system.

Discount for PCC and MTAC Members

If you are a member of a PCC or MTAC sponsored organization, take $100 off a FULL Registration or $50 off a THREE or TWO DAY Registration.

Multiple Employee Discount

After the first registration, all additional employees from the same company receive an additional $25 discount.

New Attendee Referral Discount

Refer a first time attendee to the 2018 National Postal Forum and receive a $200 credit to your 2018 registration fees!

If you would like to participate, please enter the name and company of the person outside of your organization you would like to refer. After the 2018 Forum, NPF will check your referral against our registration records for confirmation and a credit will be issued at that time.

 

In order to be eligible, the person you refer must be:

  • A first time attendee to the National Postal Forum
  • Registered for a paid registration exceeding $500 at the 2018 NPF
  • Not be employed at your organization.  (Registrations cancelled will not be eligible. Referral discounts are non- transferrable)

 

Multiple referrals for the same referred individual will only be applied to the first registrant submitting that referral.

Optional Events

Habitat for Humanity ($25) FULL FOR 2018

Golf Outing ($75) FULL FOR 2018

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations received by March 1st are subject to a $25 processing fee.

  • Cancellations received between March 2nd and April 28th are subject to a $100 processing fee.

  • No refunds, full or partial, will be issued for cancellations received after April 28th.

  • Cancellation can be processed through the NPF online registration system or sent via fax (703-218-5020) or email (info@npf.org).

  • Canceling your registration also cancels your hotel registration if the reservation was made through NPF.