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NSA Annual Conference & Exposition

Tampa, FL - June 22 - 25, 2020

Coronavirus Statement

NSA, like the general public, is concerned about the Coronavirus internationally and the impact it could have here in the US. The health and safety of our conference attendees, exhibitors, visitors, and staff is our number one priority. To that end, NSA leadership and staff are actively and continuously monitoring information regarding the COVID-19/Coronavirus. At present, the immediate health risk from COVID-19 for the general American public is low. We encourage attendees to check the CDC website for additional information.

The National Sheriffs’ Association Annual Education & Technology Conference will be held as planned June, 22-25, 2020 in Tampa, FL.

NSA Registration Information

Note: The Thursday Pre-Banquet Reception, Banquet, and Post-Banquet Reception are NOT included in any of the paid registration options. Instead, it is offered as a $100 registration add-on option.

(Expires Feb 29, 2020)

Members - $450.50 (15% off $530) ($550.50 w/ Banquet)
Non-Members - $535.50 (15% off $630) ($635.50 w/ Banquet)
Spouse/Significant Other - $235 ($335 w/ Banquet)
Additional from agency - $235 ($335 w/ Banquet)

Advance Pricing
(Expires June 15, 2020)

Members - $530 ($630 w/ Banquet)
Non-Members - $630 ($730 w/ Banquet)
Spouse/Significant Other - $235 ($335 w/ Banquet)
Additional from agency - $235 ($335 w/ Banquet)

Late Pricing (After June 15, 2020 - including on-site)

Members (NO MEALS OR BANQUET) - $530
Non-Members (NO MEALS OR BANQUET) - $630
Spouse/Significant Other (NO MEALS OR BANQUET) - $235
Additional from agency (NO MEALS OR BANQUET) - $235


Each paid FULL registration includes admission to all exhibits, general sessions, seminars, and workshops. It also includes the following events:
  • Tuesday evening Opening Reception in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Thursday Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall.
Payment or purchase order** must accompany each registration form for the registration to be processed. NSA members receive a discount on registration. Include your membership number on the registration form to be eligible for this discount. If you are not currently an NSA member and would like to qualify for the discount, call NSA at 800-424-7827, ext. 201, for membership information or go online to


Register for any of the following events using this form or when you register online at Tickets may also be purchased on-site, except for meal functions. No meal functions will be available for purchase onsite because meals have been guaranteed.

Prayer Breakfast

The Prayer Breakfast will be held from 8:00am - 8:45am on Monday, June 22. The cost is $15 per person ($25 after May 15, 2020.) There is no on-site registration as the meals must be guaranteed in advance. (This is a partially sponsored event. Limited to 200 registrants. Tickets must be purchased no later than June 9th. No tickets will be available onsite.)

Worship Service

A Worship Service will be held from 9:00am - 10:00am on Monday, June 22, and is opened to all attendees.

Corrections and Detentions Jail Training Day ($125, or FREE if registered for conference)

A jail training day designed just for corrections and detention personnel.

WHEN: Monday, June 22nd from 9:00am to 5:00pm

FLETC Homeland Security Leadership Academy (HSLA) Certification

The Homeland Security Leadership Academy (HSLA) is the result of a shared vision of the FLETC and the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA), to establish a professional development venue for state, local and tribal law enforcement leaders to explore contemporary issues impacting homeland security and law enforcement operations and better prepare state and local law enforcement leaders (present and future), for complex, inter jurisdictional active shooter/mass casualty events, as well as other homeland security related challenges facing law enforcement leadership. Designed for command staff and other state, local, and tribal law enforcement leadership. The 8-hour follow-up training session at NSA’s Annual Conference, plus the two-week program at FLETC, results in a Homeland Security Certification issued by NSA. It will be held on Tuesday, June 23rd from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM. (FREE)

Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE)

ARIDE is a 16 hour training course that was created to address the gap in training between the Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and the Drug Evaluation and Classification Program. It is FREE but you must register. It will be held on Wednesday, June 24 and Thursday, June 25.

Workshop: Reducing Roadway Fatalities through Traffic Incident Management (TIM): A National Model

The DOT Certified National TIM Responder Training Program provides incident responders with a national curriculum developed by responders for responders. The 4-hour training offers a set of practices and advanced standards to enable safer and faster clearance of traffic crashes. It is FREE but you must register. It will be held Monday, June 22 from 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Court Security Training ($335)

NSA has long provided education for maintaining courthouse security and guarding the courthouse workgroup, citizens and users of the judicial system. This training will provide an introduction to contemporary concepts and law enforcement strategies related to courthouse and courtroom security.

Topics include:
  • Screening Operations
  • Facility Security
  • Courtroom Security
  • Prisoner Supervision
  • Responding to Emergencies
  • Professionalism
  • Personal Safety
  • Security High Profile Cases
  • Judicial Security
Training Location: Tamp International Convention Center, Tampa, Florida
Times: 8AM until 4PM Wednesday, June 24th and Thursday, June 25th

This training is taking place in conjunction with NSA’s Annual Education and Technology Expo. Registration for each event is separate. Transportation, housing, and meals are the responsibility of the participant.

Please contact the NSA Training Department at or (703) 838-5307 with questions.

NSI/FBINA/Law Enforcement Officers Reception

This Reception will be held on Wednesday, June 24. Limited to 250 people, free of charge but you must pre-register.

Spouses' Brunch

The Spouses’ Brunch will be held Thursday, June 25, at 9:30am and is open to spouses and children. Tickets are included in all spouse/child registration, but will be limited to the first 250 who sign up. It will be held at the Florida Aquarium.

Annual President’s Reception and Banquet

The annual reception and banquet, during which the new NSA president is installed, will be held Thursday evening, June 25. Banquet tickets will be collected at the door. There is no need to exchange banquet tickets for a Table Assignment ticket. Except for the states of Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Florida, all tables are "Open Seating."


All Registrations are Final. The National Sheriffs' Association will provide No Refunds if you are unable to attend.

Inability to Attend - Attendee/Extra Exhibitor Registration Insurance Program

The National Sheriffs' Association now includes an insurance policy through Rainprotection Insurance that Will Refund You 100% of Your Registration Fees if you are unable to attend.

You will be covered from the moment you register until the start of the event.

You will receive a 100% refund, no matter when you cancel, if you are unable to attend the event for a reason outside of your control. There are no fees or penalties. The cost of the insurance is included in your registration fee. CLICK HERE - to see what is covered and how to submit a claim for a refund.


All hotel accommodations must be arranged through Orchid Events. Once you have registered, the link to make hotel reservations will be included in your confirmation e-mail and page. Do not contact the hotel directly.


Exhibitors, make sure you have reserved your booth space before starting the registration process.