Registration

Registration Information


BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT®, INC.
43rd National Training Institute (NTI)
Registration – What You Need to know
Early Registration Deadline, July 1, 2022

Register on the BIG Member Portal or Download the Registration Form!

METHODS OF REGISTRATION
ONLINE REGISTRATION: (Effective March 1, 2022, visit www.bignet.org for details.)
A separate registration form is required for each registrant.
For the 43rd National NTI, registrations will be completed on-line using the registration link on the bignet.com site. Those registering on site, will register via the following methods: self-register at kiosk, pay by training authorization cash, credit card or agency check addressed to Blacks in Government, Inc. for full amount.

REGISTRATION PROTOCOL
Registration: A confirmation letter will be forwarded to the attendee upon the completion of the online Registration Form and full remittance of payment by credit/debit card, Agency check, training authorization with all funding and billing information completed. Please note that the Certificate of Training will be sent electronically upon completion of the event.

REFUND AND CANCELLATION POLICY
A written cancellation notice must be received in the National Office via fax or postmarked no later than July 1, 2022, to obtain a refund. All cancellations will be assessed a $250.00 processing fee (including credit card debit transactions). No request for refunds or cancellations will be honored after July 1, 2022. Confirmed registrant “no shows” are liable for the full amount of the registration fee. All refunds will be processed 30 days after the official NTI closing date.

REGISTRATION TYPES
MEMBER
BIG MEMBER: An active/financial member of Blacks In Government, Inc. (BIG) in any membership category. Your dues must be current at the time you register for the NTI and remain current through the NTI, or you will be charged the non-member rate.
BIG RETIRED MEMBER: An active/financial member of BIG in any membership category and is retired from employment. Your dues must be current at the time you register for the NTI and remain current through the NTI, or you will be charged the non-member rate. Verification of retirement status must be presented at On-Site Registration. Proof of retirement status includes:

1. SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action or 2009 Form 1099-R Distributions from Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit, Sharing Plans, IRAs, Insurance Contracts, etc.
2. Retirement Card
3. Photo ID Card
4. Other official retirement documentation from the private sector or at the federal, state, and local government levels

NON-MEMBER: Attendee who is not a current dues paying member of BIG.
What full NTI registration fee includes?
♦ Attendance at all NTI sessions (Opening Plenary, Agency Forums, Workshops, Special Enhancement Programs, Exhibit Hall
♦ Training certificate
♦ All NTI materials

SINGLE DAY
MEMBER/NON-MEMBER: A person attending the NTI for one, two, or three days. The day(s) of attendance must be indicated on the registration form.

PHOTO DISCLAIMER
By attending a Blacks In Government (BIG) conference and/or event, you are giving BIG, its employees, officers and members permission to use photographs, videos and other recordings (taken at the BIG conference or event) containing your name, voice, image or likeness for any legal use including, but not limited to, publicity, marketing, social media and web content.

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