2023 Annual Conference & Expo

The 75th NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo was held May 30–June 2 in Washington, DC. Together, we learned and connected with peers and experts dedicated to "Inspiring an Inclusive Future." Thank you for being a part of the most diverse, comprehensive, and exciting international education conference and exposition! 

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NAFSA 75th Registration Planner
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Join your peers and colleagues from around the world at the 75th NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo, the international education event of the year! 

At NAFSA 2023, you'll learn from experts, collaborate with colleagues, and discover solutions you need to innovate, adapt, and prepare for the year ahead. Attendees benefit from the most diverse and comprehensive opportunities for professional learning, global networking, and interactive engagement, all designed to meet your unique practice needs.

We invite you to review and download our 75th NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo Registration Planner and discover many of the great reasons to register for this exceptional event. Share this document with your colleagues with an invitation to attend. The planner includes a registration form for those of you who are mailing registrations. 

NAFSA 2023 Registration Options

Plan your participation in the 75th NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo. Select the option that aligns with your professional and personal considerations. Choose from the full conference, workshop only, or daily registration options.

Annual Conference & Expo Registration

Join thousands of international educators from all parts of the world in Washington, DC, USA for an incredible program that will shape the future of international education. Full conference registration (early-bird, regular, and on-site options) includes:

  • all conference programming
  • nearly 200 learning sessions
  • admission to plenaries and spotlight presenter programs
  • networking events, open meetings, and engagement activities
  • access to the NAFSA International Education Expo featuring 300+ exhibitors
  • Symposium on Leadership
  • Latin America and Caribbean Forum
  • entry to the Opening and Closing Celebrations
Full Conference Registration Fees

Member Type

(March 1-April 16)

(April 17-May 27) 

(May 28-June 2)
Daily Rate*
(Per Day Rate)











Student /
Retired Member





* Daily Rate will only provide registrants with access to programming within a single calendar day.  Only one Daily Rate pass may be purchased per person.

Join NAFSA and Save on Registration

Join NAFSA and save $300 USD on your conference registration as an Individual, International, Group, or New member. If you have never been a NAFSA member, your first year of membership is only $199 USD. NAFSA membership provides you with unmatched access to resources and savings throughout the year.

Student and Retired Professional members save $624 on conference registration.


NAFSA 2023 Hotels

NAFSA encourages all attendees to reserve a hotel room within the official conference hotel block. Prioritizing your comfort, convenience, and safety, NAFSA has secured quality accommodations in the top properties located within walking distance to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. When you book accommodations in the official NAFSA block, you benefit from additional opportunities to network with other conference attendees, access to NAFSA’s housing customer service, and peace of mind that you’re getting the best rate at a vetted hotel.

Important Registration Information

Registration Dates and Deadlines

Early-Bird Registration Opens: March 1, 2023
Early-bird registration opens at 12:00 p.m. (EST).

Early-Bird Registration Ends: April 16, 2023
Early-bird registration rates expire at 11:59 p.m. (EDT).

Regular Registration Begins: April 17, 2023
Regular registration rates commence at 12:00 a.m. (EDT).

Regular Registration Ends: May 27, 2023
Regular registration rates expire at 11:59 p.m. (EDT).

On-Site Registration Begins: May 28, 2023
On-site registration opens at 7:30 a.m. (EDT). Online registration will also be open.

On-Site Registration Closes: June 2, 2023
Registration closes at 12:00 p.m. (EDT).

2023 Letter of Invitation 

The deadline to submit invitation letter requests has passed. 

Registration by Mail 

To register by mail only, complete the NAFSA 2023 Registration Form and return it with your check to the address printed on the form. 

On-Site Registration Hours

On-Site Registration at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Sunday, May 28

8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Monday, May 29

7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 30

7:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 31

8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 1

8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Friday, June 2

8:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m

Satellite Registration at the Marriott Marquis.

Sunday, May 28

12:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Monday, May 29

12:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 30

7:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

On-Site Payment Information

As we welcome our participants to our in-person event in Washington, DC, please be advised NAFSA bookstore and registration will be cashless again this year.  Payment can be made with VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discovery, institutional and personal checks.

Safety Information

NAFSA has prioritized the health and safety of all attendees in planning the 2023 Annual Conference & Expo. We are working with the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and local and federal authorities to ensure all health and safety regulations are followed. We will post updates to mandates and precautions regularly.

* This information is subject to change.