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General Information

Do I have to be a member of NASTT to attend?
NASTT members and non-members may attend. Only current NASTT members are eligible for discounted member pricing. The non-member registration includes a short-term individual membership that expires 12/31/23. Contact Carolyn Hook at membership@nastt.org for more information.
Can I get Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for attending technical paper sessions?

NASTT, in conjunction with Louisiana Tech University, will award one CEU/ten PDHs for every ten hours of six-track technical paper participation. CEUs/PDHs will also be awarded for the Introduction to Trenchless Technology – New Installations and Introduction to Trenchless Technology – Rehabilitation. To be eligible to receive CEUs, you must:
* Register for this show as a full conference attendee, full conference exhibitor or one-day attendee. CEUs for the Introduction courses will be awarded regardless of the registration type.
* Make sure your name badge is scanned upon entering and leaving each conference session.
* Complete an evaluation form for each session attended.
Note: 10 PDHs or 1 CEU are available if attending all three days of track sessions. Certificates will be emailed out within 90 days after the conference.

Registration Information

When does registration open and what are the rates?

Registration will open in December.

How do I register?

You can register two ways:
1. Online.
2. Onsite during the conference.

What are the hours for onsite registration?

* Sunday,  April 14, 2024 – 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
* Monday, April 15, 2024 – 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
* Tuesday, April 16, 2024 – 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
* Wednesday, April 17, 2024 – 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM

What does my registration include?

Full Conference Member registrations includes access to all presentations and the exhibit hall all days of the conference. It also permits you into the Opening Breakfast, NASTT’s Annual Educational Fund Auction and the Closing Lunch.

Exhibits Only Pass permits you into the exhibit hall all three days the hall is open, and you can also attend the Auction on Monday night.

One-Day Passes permit you to the sessions for your desired day, and the exhibit hall for all three days.

What events does my registration get me into?

Full Conference Attendees: By registering as a Full-Conference Attendee, you have access to the Opening Breakfast, NASTT’s Annual Educational Fund Auction and the Closing Lunch. Please note the Opening Breakfast and Closing Lunch are first-come, first-serve events; if you arrive on time, you should get a seat!

Exhibit Hall-Only Attendees: By registering as an Exhibit Hall-Only Attendee, you have access to the Exhibit Hall and NASTT’s Annual Educational Fund Auction. Don’t forget to check out the items in the Silent Auction.

When will I receive my registration confirmation?

Your registration confirmation should come to the email address you provided with your registration immediately following your submittal.  Save your confirmation email.

You will need to present the bar code included in your confirmation email at the onsite registration desk in order to receive your name badge.

What is the cancellation policy?

Any cancellations must be submitted by 3/1/2024 for an 80% refund. No refunds will be issued after 4/1/2024. Substitutions can be made at any time.

Are there press registrations available?

Press registrations can be arranged, please contact Jenna Hale to facilitate those passes.

Are there any discounts available?

If you register by 3/1/2024 you will receive the Early Registration Rate.

Hotel & Transportation Information

Where will the show take place?

The NASTT 2024 No-Dig Show will take place at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Rhode Island.

What type of transportation is available from the airport?

1. Train Services – Watch our video to see how easy it is to navigate from Boston Logan Airport to Downtown Providence!
2. Ride Share Services
3. Taxi

Exhibit Hall Information

When is the exhibit hall open for attendees?

The exhibit hall is open for attendees during these specific hours, which are also non-compete hours:

  • Monday, April 15, 2024: 11:45 AM – 3:45 PM
  • Tuesday, April 16, 2024: 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2024: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
What companies are exhibiting?

Click here to view the list of exhibitors.

Event Information

What networking opportunities are at the NASTT No-Dig Show?

Please view the schedule of events page for the most up-to-date networking events

Opening Breakfast

Monday, April 15 2024, 7:30 – 9:15 AM – Full conference attendees are invited to rise and shine at the Opening Breakfast! The morning will provide a fun mix of networking, good food, the much-anticipated NASTT awards as well as unforgettable entertainment.

NASTT’s Annual Educational Fund Auction & Reception

Monday, April 15, 2024, 5:00 – 6:30 PM – Mark your calendars for NASTT’s fundraising social event of the year – the 23rd annual Educational Fund Auction and Reception!  Since 2002, NASTT has raised more than $1,200,000 to support our educational initiatives. Due to your generosity, NASTT is able to sponsor students’ attendance at the No-Dig Show, award scholarships and provide targeted training courses to the membership at large.

Casino Royale & Awards Reception

Tuesday April 16, 2024, 7:00-10:00 PM – You are cordially invited to attend the trenchless industry’s premiere celebration party! Join leaders and colleagues from across the industry while we honor those who have accomplished outstanding achievement in their respective fields. Back this year: Casino Royale! Dress to impress and enjoy cocktails, heavy hors de oeuvres and fun casino games! More details coming soon!  (Note: this is a ticketed event, we recommend purchasing your tickets in advance online.)

Closing Lunch

Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 12:00 – 1:00 PM – The Closing Lunch is the final event of the NASTT No-Dig Show. This great networking lunch will give everyone an opportunity to say goodbye to the friends they have met and make plans to work with these new contacts throughout the year. At the closing lunch you will hear from our next Program Chair on what is in store for the 2024 No-Dig Show in Providence, Rhode Island.

Is there a dress code?

The NASTT No-Dig Show is business casual. Be prepared to network with underground infrastructure professionals, colleagues and peers.

The Casino Night is cocktail festive optional. This is your opportunity to dress-up and celebrate the great achievements within the society of underground infrastructure.

Still have questions? View the Contact Information page.