The NADSP Annual Conference: The Fifth One


September 6 & 7, 2019
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

Join in on all the fun, for The Fifth One! If you’re ready to #RockOnNADSP, don’t miss ‘The NADSP Annual Conference: The Fifth One’ on Friday, September 6th and Saturday, September 7th in Cleveland, Ohio – home of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Our conference acts as the kickoff celebration for the 2019 Direct Support Recognition Week. At the conference, attendees will learn about best practices, share stories, network and gain insight to elevate the status of direct support professionals. We will also announce The John F Kennedy, Jr. Award for Direct Support Advocacy & Leadership at our cocktail hour reception.








2019 Conference Registration Rates

NADSP’s Annual Conference is even BIGGER this year! We’ve expanded upon the conference content by adding a Pre-Conference Session on Friday, September 6th. Below you will find the registration rates for the conference, with various options to meet your needs. After clicking on the ‘Register’ button you will be able to select your membership status and registration option preferences. To view the schedule click, “Schedule” on the grey bar at the top of the page. 

Please note, online registration closes on August 23rd at midnight. On site registration prices are below. 

Full Conference
(not including pre-conference session)

The Early Bird Rate has ended. 

 Non-Member Rate: $259

Member Rate: $229



Pre-Conference Session
(includes boxed lunch on day 1)

Non-Member Rate: $85
Member Rate: $75

Learn More About the Pre-Conference Session here.

One-Day Registration
(not including pre-conference session)

Non-Member Rate: $140
Member Rate: $130

On Site Registration

(not including pre-conference session)

Full Two Day Rate: $350
One Day Rate: $250

PreCon Rate: $100



Renaissance Cleveland Hotel

As detailed on the hotel website, the “Renaissance Cleveland Hotel is the perfect Cleveland lodging choice for your trip to Ohio. With numerous amenities for guests such as 24 hour front desk, fitness center, concierge, you will wake up at Renaissance Cleveland Hotel feeling ready to go every day for your time in Cleveland.”Attendees can take advantage of a discounted rate for hotel rooms at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, for $145 per night.

At this time the Conference Hotel Booking Date has passed. We have a limited number of rooms available at the Hyatt Regency for $179 a Night. To book a room, click the button below. For alternative options near the Conference Hotel, please note the button, “Hotels Near the Renaissance Cleveland.”


For any questions or conference inquiries, reach out to Nicole Dama at or at 518-795-3505.