NPMA NES 2021 | July 26 - 29

Will there be two NES options?

Yes. You can attend the in-person event: Register here for the in-person event. Or you can attend the virtual event: Register here for the Virtual NES.

For Virtual NES FAQs, please scroll down.

How many CEUs will I receive for the NES? Will the virtual and in-person events be different?

The in-person event will offer up to 16 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Because the Mastermind Sessions on Thursday will not be live-streamed or available to the virtual attendees, the Virtual NES will offer up to 14 CEUs.

In-Person NES

Which meals are included in my NES registration fee?

Breakfast – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Lunch – Monday

Dinner – Thursday

Will the 2021 NES be recorded?

The 2021 NES will NOT be recorded.

What is the cancelation policy for the in-person NES?

The cancelation policy for the in-person and virtual NES options is the same. Cancelations must be received in writing (via email to by 30 days prior to NES.  A full refund, less $75 processing fee will be granted through this date – no refunds will be granted within 30 days from the start of the seminar.  Substitutions (member level/non-member rate applies) may be made by email. 

If you must cancel your paid registration within the 30 days before the start of the NES, you can transfer your registration to the virtual option, but NPMA will not refund the difference between the in-person and virtual fees.

Will the presentation slides be made available?

The slides from speakers who have given NPMA permission to share them will be made available at after the NES.

In-person attendance only – I don’t think I scanned into a session that I attended. How do I get credit for the session?

Please email and include the name of the session, the date, time, and speaker name so that we can add the session to your transcript.

In-person attendance only – I left one session to go to another and scanned into both. How do I fix this?

Please email and include the date, time, session, and speaker name for the session for which you would like to appear on your transcript.

In-person attendance only – I want to bring a guest to the Membership Breakfast and/or Foundation Breakfast. Can they attend?

You can bring a guest to either breakfast, but you must purchase a ticket for them to attend. The price is:

In-person attendance only – Does the cost of the breakfast ticket go to the Foundation?

No. All ticket costs go directly back to the food and beverage bill.

In-person attendance only – How can I purchase a guest ticket for the closing dinner?

Guest ticket pricing and availability will be posted soon. Please check back or email us for more information!

I received a grant to attend the NES and have to volunteer. Where should I go?

Please contact for instructions

I have a (5,10, 15) year NPMA membership anniversary this year. Can I have my pin?

At the in-person NES, we only have stock for the 20 – 40 year membership anniversaries. Please place a store order or email to place your pin order.

Virtual NES

How will I access the Virtual NES?

NPMA will use EventMobi to live-stream the general sessions, breakout sessions, and membership meeting.

Can I use my NPMA Foundation Grant for the Virtual NES?

You can use your NPMA Foundation Grant for the Virtual NES.

Can I transfer my unpaid in-person NES registration to the virtual option?

If you have registered for the in-person NES in Reno, but have NOT paid, you can register for the virtual option. NPMA HQ staff will cancel your in-person registration.

If you have registered and paid for the in-person NES in Reno, you can register for the virtual option and use the BILL ME option on the payment screen to save your virtual registration. NPMA HQ staff will cancel your in-person registration, apply your payment to the virtual option, and refund the difference to the card you used to pay for your NES registration. NOTE: This can happen only before we reach the 30 day prior cut-off for cancelations.

Will the pre-NES courses offer a virtual option?