Frequently Asked Questions

How Can I find a list of attendees?

We have a current list of attendees on the Register Convention page. The list is updated weekly. You can find it by clicking HERE.

Where will Convention activities take place?

All convention activities will take place at the Huntington Convention Center located at 300 Lakeside Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44113. The only exceptions are two special events; the Thursday night “Rock n’ Roll Hardwoods” Party at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the “I LOVE ROCK & ROLL GALA.”

Can I add tickets to an existing registration? 

Yes, if you would like to attend the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame* event on Thursday or the I LOVE ROCK & ROLL GALA on Friday, you can do that by following the steps outlined below.

Login at nhla.com, choose My Events, and click on2022 Convention and Exhibit Showcase.”

Click “Add Sessions.” Check the options desired, Save/Add to Cart, and Checkout.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame event is for registered NHLA Convention attendees only. Guests without registration may not attend this event.  You may also send your request to [email protected] or call 901-399-7566.

Where and when can I pick up my name badge?

The NHLA registration desk is located in the Atrium Foyer of the Huntington Convention Center. The desk will open on Wed., Sept. 21, at 2 pm for attendees and 12 pm for Exhibiting companies.

Where is the Huntington Convention Center located in relation to the Hilton Hotel and Marriott Hotel?

The Hilton Hotel and the Convention Center are attached through a corridor. If you walk out of the Marriott Hotel and look left, the Convention Center doors are located directly across the street. Cross the street, enter the doors, and you will be standing in the Atrium Foyer.

How Do I Get To the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday?

On Thursday evening, September 22, the NFL will be hosting a game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers. The game will kick off at 8:15 pm. The streets in the downtown Cleveland area will be closed to traffic all afternoon. Do not plan on securing an Uber or taxi. If you plan to attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame event that evening, you will need to plan on walking. The route is only .03 miles and will take 5 minutes. Please be aware there will be other foot traffic with people traveling to the stadium. 

I am an Exhibiting company and have questions about my booth; who should I contact?

FERN is the show decorator. All exhibiting companies should have received an email from FERN with a login to OneView. Through OneView, you will make arrangements for shipping your booth, ordering electrical, carpet, etc. If you have additional questions, please reach out to:

John Hester at 901-399-7558 or Vicky Simms at 901-399-7557

What is the dress code for the Friday Night Party?

While the Convention Dress Code is business casual, we encourage everyone to put on their favorite band T-shirt or concert attire as we celebrate the 125th convention with live music from Dueling Pianos!

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellation Policy: Full refund if registration is canceled prior to August 20, 2022. Cancellations between August 21 and September 3, 2022, will be refunded at 50%. No refund will be issued if registration is canceled after September 4, 2022.

Future Convention Sites

October 4-6, 2023
Omni Louisville Hotel | Louisville, Kentucky

October 2-4, 2024
Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel | St. Louis, Missouri

For Registration Information & Questions   

Including adding to a registration or canceling a registration 
901-399-7566 or [email protected]

General Convention Questions

Renee Hornsby, Director of Marketing & Communications
901-399-7560 or [email protected]

For Password and Log-In Help 

Jens Lodholm, Database Manager
901-399-7561 or [email protected]

Sponsorship Opportunities & Exhibit Booth Sales 

John Hester, Director of Membership & Business Development
901-399-7558 or [email protected]

Vicky Simms, Membership Development Manager
901-399-7557 or [email protected]

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