The Northeast Business & Economics Association is excited to host its 46th Annual Conference at Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina in Newport, Rhode Island. 

To help you make plans, the conference starts on Thursday, November 7, when there will be a welcome reception and registration in the early evening at Newport Harbor Hotel. There will be no breakout sessions on Thursday. On Friday, November 8, there will be breakfast and then breakout sessions will run all day starting at about 8 am and accompanied by lunch and an evening reception. Saturday, November 9, will bring breakfast, followed by breakout sessions and a tour of Newport then we will depart in the mid afternoon and you are free to enjoy Newport or the surrounding area as you wish. 

If your paper has been accepted, please read the conference instructions here. The instructions will appear after acceptances have been sent out

register online by clicking herePlease note that authors who wish to have their papers included in the proceedings must register and pay their conference fees by August 15, 2019 in addition to submitting formatted papers by August 15, 2019.


The NBEA offers two payment methods for participants to pay the NBEA Conference Registration fee and other fees.


1. Pay by Mail (check, bank draft, or money order)

After registering online (see link above), download the linked registration form and please make your check payable to the Northeast Business & Economics Association and mail your check and form to:
Professor William O'Brien
Attention NBEA 
Department of Business Administration and Economics
Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01602

2. Pay Online via PayPal 

After registering online (see link  above), pay via Paypal below. We are sorry but we do not have the ability to accept bank transfers or wire payments.

Your registration fee entitles you to an electronic copy of the proceedings, admittance to all the sessions and food and drink at all events hosted at the conference. If you bring a guest, your guest will need to pay for admittance to catered events as your registration fee covers only your admittance to all events. 

Choose your registration type from the following options.  

Early Registration (valid through August 15) $200
egular Registration (valid after August 15) $250
Early Graduate Student and Emeritus Professor Reduced Rate Registration (valid through August 15) $100
Regular Graduate Student and Emeritus Professor Reduced Rate Registration (valid after August 15) $125

Choose additional optional items if you are bringing a guest or have extra pages in the proceedings, or are presenting more than one paper.

Additonal Guest - Friday Breakfast Ticket - $20
Additonal Guest - Saturday Breakfast Ticket - $20
Additional Guest - Friday Lunch Ticket - $40
Additional Guest - Thursday Reception Ticket - $20
Additional Guest - Friday Reception Ticket - $20
Additional Guest - Ticket to all catered events - $100

Second paper fee - $30
Extra pages in the proceedings fee (in excess of four pages) $10 per page


Use your PayPal account (or proceed as a guest) and proceed to checkout by adding items to your shopping cart. Note that buttons are below the items.  

Cancellation Policy and Registration Changes

No refunds will be available for cancellations.  All registration inquiries and requests should be directed to Dr. Arlene Nicholas at

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Extra Page Charge for the Proceedings (4-page limit in proceedings): $10 per page

Second Paper Fee: $30

Additional Guest Ticket for all Catered Events - $125

Additional Guest Ticket for Thursday Evening Reception - $27

Additional Guest Ticket for Friday Morning Breakfast - $22

Additional Guest Ticket for Friday Luncheon Reception - $42

Additional Guest Ticket for Friday Evening Reception - $27

Additional Guest Ticket for Saturday Morning Breakfast - $22

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