Southern Company NSBE Delegation Registation and Information
2018 NSBE National Convention
March 21 - 25, 2018  Pittsburgh, PA
To Do List: See instruction in each section below for how to complete these tasks
1. Make your own hotel reservations by Friday, January 26, 2018.  
2. Complete your NSBE Convention Registration by Monday, March 5, 2018.
3. Complete your Delegation Registration by Monday, March 5, 2018
4. Order your uniforms by Freburary 9, 2018
5. Make your own ground and air travel arrangements.

Convention Location

The David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh, 1000 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 for the Southern Company delegation.  The rate is $199.00 per room, per night.  You are responsible for making your own hotel reservation this year thru the NSBE House website. Please DO NOT contact corporate travel to make these reservations as we will be responsible for any rooms not booked thru NSBE.  First night's deposit plus a $4.00 non-refundable procesesing fee will be required to make your reservation. 
Scroll down to see our tentative agenda to decide which nights you will need to book before proceeding to the housing site. 
Click HERE, select "Manage Group Block"  and follow the instructions HERE to reserve your room.  Use the username and password list below to enter the site. Complete this by January 26, 2018 by 6:00 PM Central Time.
Password: Southern05 (case sensitive)
Please do not release any rooms or request any additional rooms.  If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Dale Jacoby at ext 8-506-0993 or

Convention Registration

Click HERE to register for the convention on the NSBE site.  Complete this by March 5, 2018.
Select: "Register Complimentary Full Conference Personnel" and complete the form. Once complimentary registrations are full, please contact Dale Jacoby to complete your conference registration.  You are still responsible for completing the other tasks on this page.  
If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Dale Jacoby at ext 8-506-0993 or

Delegation Registration

Please complete your delegation registration HERE.  Complete this by March 5, 2018.

Air Travel

The closest airport is the Pittsburgh International Airport.  Plan to schedule your flight to arrive for our kickoff meeting scheduled for 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.


Coordinate with others on the team to arrange transportation from the airport to the hotel.  Consider Uber, rentals cars or shuttles.   The convention is offering the following discount codes for the SuperShuttle HERE.  Some groups may want the flexibility of having a vehicle at the convention center.  Plan accordingly.


Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Kickoff Meeting - 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pre-screening Networking Event - 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Interviews - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Career Fair - 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Team Dinner - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Optional)
Friday, March 23, 2018
Interviews - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 AM
Career Fair - 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.11:00 AM
Hospitality Suite - 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.7:30 PM
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Selection Meeting - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (Required for hiring teams; optional for all others.)8:00 AM

Uniform Information

Order your shirts HERE by Friday, February 9 using your company credit card.
Instructions: Click View Product under the appropriate selection, select your 'Size' and and 'Quantity' and add to cart. Click 'Continue Shopping' at the bottom of the page and repeat your selection for all three items. Once your have selected all items, add your "Date Needed" and the click 'Check Out' at the bottom of the page and complete the form as needed.  
  • Men – order one gray fleece vest, one purple shirt and one navy sweater. (Note: there is a tall selection if needed)
  • Women – order one burgundy fleece vest, one purple shirt and one navy sweater.
Which outfit to wear which day?
Wednesday, March 21 - Purple Shirt with Black Pants
Thursday, March 22 - Navy Blue Sweater
Friday, March 23 - Fleece Vest, Burgandy for ladies and Charcoal for men