First TimersWhat do you wish you would have known before attending your first NAFSA annual conference? Whether it was just last year or decades ago, first-time conference-goers could use your insight and advice. Each year, approximately 20% of attendees are new to the annual conference.

We know you have insider tips on everything from events not to miss and ways to make the most of the networking opportunities available at the conference to what to bring and how to keep your energy up throughout the week. Share your advice with first-time attendees on how to navigate and make the most of their first NAFSA conference experience: add your tips, hints, and hard-earned wisdom as comments to this post.