Attend the PEI Convention at the NACS Show

Thank you to all who made the 2017 PEI Convention at the NACS Show one for the record! 

With many of the concurrent education sessions power packed with information, we've included many of the presentations for you to download.  Click the link below to view the available presentations.



Badges will be mailed to registrants with a mailing address in the United States or Canada beginning mid-September. Please register by September 11, 2017, to be eligible to receive your badge in the mail. If you register after the deadline, your badge will be available for pick up at the PEI Registration Desk on-site in Chicago.  

All registrants who reside outside of the United States or Canada must pick up their badges onsite at the PEI registration counter. 

Remember! If you register in time to receive your badge in the mail, be sure to bring it with you to the PEI Convention at the NACS Show! If you forget, go to the PEI registration counter with a photo ID. A reprint fee of $25 will be charged for the first reprint. If you misplace your badge on-site, the full onsite registration fee will be charged for a new badge.   

International Attendees


The Visa Waiver Program enables citizens of certain countries to travel to the United States for 90 days or less without obtaining a Visa. Not all countries participate. For more information, visit the U.S. Department of State's website on the Visa Waiver Program


Visa information

The U.S. government requires residents of some countries to obtain a Visa before entering the United States. Changes to the Visa policy and procedures may increase the amount of time it takes to obtain a Visa.

It is extremely important that you apply for your Visa early. Please note that the registration cancellation policy applies.

You can find more information at the links below.

U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs

U.S. Visa Information for Temporary Visitors


visa invitation letter

PEI can provide international attendees a Visa Invitation Letter to attend the Convention if you will need one. Using the link below, you can download your letter of invitation.

Request your Visa Invitation Letter.


Visa interviews

PEI cannot assist you with the interview process, if it is required, nor can anyone representing PEI call the embassy or consulate on your behalf to provide support for granting a Visa. 


When You Arrive

International attendees (those who reside outside of the United States or Canada) can pick up their badges at the PEI registration counter. 

Children in the Exhibit Hall

Children age 16 and older must be registered as an Attendee for admission into the exposition. Children age 15 and younger do not need to be registered in order to visit the Show floor. All children 15 and under must be accompanied by a registered adult at all times while on the Show floor. Absolutely no one under the age of 16 will be allowed on the Show floor during move in and move out hours—this includes infants. A child waiver form must be completed for any child 15 or under to access the exhibit hall. Child Waiver forms will be available onsite in the main PEI Show registration area as well as Expo Hall security locations throughout the convention center. Name tags for children can be picked up at the PEI Registration Desk. Limited to two children age 15 and under per paying attendee. 


Cancellations must be submitted in writing no later than 30 days before the event to Sondra Sutton ( Please include registration confirmation number if possible.

All cancellations will be assessed a $25 administrative fee. Cancellations received within 30 days of the event are not eligible for refunds. Transfers of registration to another person within your company can be made without penalty at any time. To transfer a registration after badges have been mailed, please bring the badge to the on-site PEI registration counter. 

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2018  October 7-10
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

2019  October 1-4
Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia

2020 October 11-14
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada