Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers to any questions you have about the NACDS Regional Chain Conference.

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What are you doing regarding the health and safety of attendees?

NACDS’ priority is to conduct the Regional Chain Conference in accordance with official government, local authorities, and venue specific regulations and recommendations; as well as what NACDS deems is appropriate. NACDS reserves the right to change, update, or add to these guidelines at any time as it deems prudent to best protect the health and safety of our attendees, colleagues and industry partners.

What is the recommended attire?

Attire for the NACDS Regional Chain Conference is Business Casual.

When is the last day I can make a reservation at the official NACDS hotel and still obtain the NACDS rate?

Wednesday, January 17, 2024. After this date, the quoted hotel room rates and availability cannot be guaranteed.

How do I make changes to an existing hotel reservation?

To make changes to an existing reservation, use the link provided in your hotel room confirmation sent from the NACDS Housing Bureau. After Wednesday, January 17, 2024, you will need to contact your hotel directly. Visit the Hotel & Travel page under Plan for hotel contact information after this date.

Is there a one-day badge?

No. Anyone desiring to attend the Regional Chain Conference must register in full.

How do I add my spouse/companion to my registration?

During the registration process, you will have the ability to “Add a Companion” after entering your first registrant. If you have already completed the registration process but need to add a spouse/companion, please email

How do I cancel or substitute an attendee?

Please submit a Cancellation Form or Substitution Form as soon as possible. All cancellations and substitutions must be made in writing and are considered official on the date they are received at NACDS headquarters.

Our Company is registered, but I can’t log into the Participants Page.

Only registered attendees can access the locked portions of the website. You will need to get the login information from one of your registrants. Their username is their email address. We do not have access to passwords. If they are unsure of their password, they can use the “Forgot/Set Your Password” link on the login page to reset it.

How do I book private event space during the NACDS Regional Chain Conference?

A limited amount of private function space is available during the Regional Chain Conference. Requests for space should be made in writing to Toni Gonzalez at and include date, time, and number of people expected to attend the event.

Who do I contact to purchase a Strategic Partnership Space?

Mike Swinburne, (703) 837-4611, or

Who do I contact for registration assistance?

NACDS Registration Department, 703-837-4302, or

Who do I contact to ask a Hotel/Housing question?

NACDS Housing Department, 703-837-4301 or

Who do I contact to learn more about Sponsorship Opportunities?

Jim Whitman, 703-837-4610 or

February 11–13, 2024

Within Reach

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point • Bonita Springs, FL

The NACDS Regional Chain Conference is a working meeting that offers unique networking opportunities with both your peers and trading partners.

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