Innov8 Registration

  • Innov8 Conference Registration

    Registration is now closed.

    Early-Bird Registration by October 19 (Extended)
    Regular Registration by November 15
    Member Full Registration $370 $410
    Nonmember With Membership $470 $510
    Nonmember Without Membership $470 $510
    Teams of 5 or more receive a 15% discount:
    Team - Member Rate $314.50/Member $354.50/Member
    Team - Nonmember With Membership (Includes NCTM membership for one year) $399.50/Nonmember $433.50/Nonmember
    Team - Nonmember Without Membership (Does not include membership) $399.50/Nonmember $433.50/Nonmember

    What are the registration hours?

    Registration hours will be be Wednesday, 4:00–7:00 p.m. and Thursday and Friday, 7:00 a.m.–3 p.m.

    Are children permitted to attend?

    Due to the size and nature of Innov8, the event is not an appropriate setting for children under 16 years of age. Children under age 16 will not be permitted in the Exhibit Hall. Children 16 years and over will need to register as non-teaching guests at the event. To register a non-teaching guest, please visit the registration area at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

    How do I add an event to my current registration?

    Once you've completed registration, you can use the link in your confirmation email to update your registration, badge information or to add an event at any time. If you need a confirmation resent to you, you can send a note to or call NCTM Registration Services at (800) 561-6691 or (514) 228-3172 (International) Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.– 6:00 p.m. ET.

    Do you offer continuing education or credits?

    No. In the program book that you receive onsite, there is a certificate of attendance that may be used to demonstrate attendance at Innov8.

    Can I register a group?

    Yes. Groups of five or larger should select the Team option above.

    How do I register if I am a speaker?

    Speakers will receive an invitation to register. Instructions will be provided with the letter. 

    Are there alternatives to online registration?

    Only online registration is available for Innov8.

    How do I pay by purchase order?

    Individuals paying with a purchase order can register online and upload the purchase order form to expedite the process. Purchase orders can also be mailed to NCTM Conference Registration, P.O. Box 844277, Dallas, TX 75284-4277 or faxed to (877) 905-6618 (toll-free) / (514) 360-1689 (international).

    How do I take advantage of member discounts?

    Members should supply their member number to receive the discount. If you do not know your member number or would like to renew your membership, please log on to My NCTM. You can also contact NCTM Customer Care at (800) 235-7566 or (703) 620-9840 Monday–Friday from 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. eastern time, or email

    What if I am not already an NCTM member?

    Nonmember full-conference registration includes a one-year e-membership with NCTM. Your membership includes an online subscription to one of NCTM's school journals. When you register, you will need to select which e-journal you would like to receive.

    How do I qualify for student rates?

    Due to the experiential nature of Innov8, NCTM does not offer a student rate. Students are encouraged to volunteer. As a volunteer, you can attend sessions and participate in the Innovation Lounge when not assigned a volunteer station. If you are interested in volunteering, please send a request to the conference department via NCTM’s Contact Uspage.

    How do I cancel a registration? Do I get a refund if I cancel my registration?

    • Cancellation requests must be received in writing on or before October 15, 2017.
    • NCTM will issue a full refund minus a $50 cancellation fee for members, nonmembers, and each person affiliated with a group and a $25 fee for student-nonmembers.
    • No refund of any type, including no-shows, will be given after October 15, 2017.
    • Workshop registrations are not refundable.
    • Memberships that are received as part of Nonmember with Membership registrations will be cancelled with cancelled registrations.
    • Substitutions will be accepted via email, letter, and onsite registration. Substitutes must submit a letter explaining who they are substituting and must return the original attendee's badge. Nonmembers substituting for members will be charged the current nonmember registration rate. In addition, no discount will be given for members substituting for nonmembers.
    • Refunds will be issued within eight weeks after the conference.

    How do I register if I am exhibitor booth personnel?

    Exhibitor contacts are emailed an invitation to register. A link to their registration record is included in the email. Each exhibitor is entitled to six registrations per 10x10 booth (e.g. a 10x20 booth receives 12 registrations). Each registration exceeding the entitled amount will cost $150.00.

    How do I obtain a letter of invitation to an NCTM event?

    Individuals traveling from outside of the United States to attend an NCTM event may request a Letter of Invitation to the event. The letter may be used to support an individual's request for organizational or governmental clearance to attend the event.

    Individuals requesting a Letter of Invitation to an NCTM event must be fully registered - including payment in full - for the NCTM event for which they are requesting an invitation. Individuals do not have to be a member of NCTM to request a Letter of Invitation.

    A Letter of Invitation issued by NCTM will:

    • Be addressed directly to the individual requesting the invitation
    • Include the name, date, and location of the NCTM event
    • Indicate the individual's responsibility for all expenses related to his/her participation in the NCTM event (including registration, travel and accommodations)
    • Be signed by an authorized NCTM Representative

    All letters of invitation will be sent via email. If you require a printed letter, please contact Additional fees may apply.

    Is the Convention Center an ADA Accessible Facility?

    NCTM is committed to ensuring that our events are fully accessible to all persons. For any ADA requirements, please contact NCTM Conference Services at conferencesdept We must receive ADA requests before October 15, 2017.                                                                                                                                                                       

    We encourage you to review the materials and links in this section to gain a greater understanding of the event, to communicate the value of participation, and to help gain funding for your attendance.

    Justification Toolkit (PDF)

    Justification Toolkit (Word)

    Use the tips in this toolkit to define and clearly communicate conference benefits to your district, supervisor, and colleagues.

    The toolkit includes the following:

    • Conference Benefits
    • Expenses Worksheet
    • Registration Rates
    • Testimonials
    • Justification Letter