Training Conference and Expo

October 14-18, 2024
Hyatt Regency Crystal City,
Arlington, VA

The annual Training Conference and Expo, hosted by NIB and the National Association for the Employment of People Who Are Blind (NAEPB), brings together hundreds of representatives from NIB associated nonprofit agencies, industry leaders, federal customers and agency representatives, and other partners to learn, network, and exchange ideas.

  • Hear keynote speeches from government leaders
  • Attend training sessions and gain insight on today’s most relevant topics
  • Learn about how technology can make jobs accessible
  • Explore our product Expo featuring nearly 100 exhibitors
  • Enjoy unparalleled networking and business opportunities

Take a look back at the 2023 NIB/NAEPB Training Conference and Expo

Collage of the 2023 Employees of the Year

Explore Thought-Provoking Topics

The agenda will be packed with intriguing subjects including growing employment for people who are blind, combating program erosion, complying with new policies from the U.S. AbilityOne Commission®, and proposed legislative changes to the Javits-Wagner-O’Day (JWOD) Act..

Expo and NIB Marketplace

October 16, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Expo and NIB Marketplace will feature nearly 100 exhibitors, including NIB associated nonprofit agencies, business partners, and government organizations.

Register as an Exhibitor

Become a Sponsor

Interested in sponsoring this year’s event? Visit nib.org/sponsorships.

Cancellation Policy

All fees must be paid in full at the time of registration, either online or in person at the conference registration desk. Full refunds are available only if requested before September 30, 2023, via email to conferences@nib.org. Refund requests received after September 30 will not be honored for any reason including non-attendance at the event. Cancellation requests received, and registrations made, after the September deadline will not be eligible for refunds.

Photo and Video Release

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, NIB/NAEPB conferences and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to allow NIB to use and distribute, both now and in the future, the registrant’s or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videos, audio, and other digital or print media of such events and activities.

Health and Safety Acknowledgement

Attendees acknowledge the health risks associated with attending in-person meetings, events, and activities associated with the NIB/NAEPB Training Conference and Expo, including the risk of becoming infected with COVID-19, influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and other illnesses.  NIB and NAEPB take preventative measures to reduce the spread of illness and, consistent with CDC guidelines, encourage all attendees to practice hand hygiene and social distancing and to wear masks at their discretion.  Nevertheless, attendees acknowledge that these measures, both as designed and as implemented, may be insufficient to prevent attendees from contracting COVID-19, influenza, RSV, and other illnesses, and all participants, volunteers, partners, and others in attendance assume the risk of contracting such illnesses as well as any personal injuries that may result therefrom.