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National Chimney Sweep Guild

It is the mission of the NCSG to promote the success of its members by providing progressive services, encouraging professionalism and ethical accountability, and advancing the chimney and venting industry through public awareness of the trade.

Chimney Sweeps

NCSG Innovation 2014




Register before January 10, 2014 for early bird prices!

Register Online

Registration Form

International Registration Form

Schedule and CEU Information
Convention schedule as of 12/9/2013 and is subject to change. CEU information will be posted in January as it becomes available.

Innovation 2014 Schedule

Class Descriptions with CEUs

We'll be at the 
Hyatt Regency Columbus!  This downtown Columbus hotel is in the heart of the city and is within easy walking distance to the Arena District and Huntington Park - an ideal location for business and leisure travelers alike. To reserve your room for the convention, visit or call (888) 421-1442 and ask for the National Chimney Sweep Guild rate.

Directions and Parking

Directions and Parking Garage Information

Hyatt Regency Parking Options

Shuttle service from the airport to the Hyatt Regency will be provided by Columbus Coach.  Shuttle service can be arranged by visiting, scrolling to the bottom of the page and clicking on the NCSG link ( Please make sure to complete all information. There are several hotels listed so please check that you have selected the Hyatt Regency before submitting your request.

Trade Show
Innovation 2014 features the nation's largest trade show focused on chimney service. The trade show will be open on Thursday, March 20 from 1pm to 6 pm and Friday, March 21 from 9am to noon and will be held in the Columbus Hyatt Regency.

Interested in having a booth at the trade show? There are only a few spaces left. Contact Debbie Cornelius at or
(317) 837-1500.

Trade Show Map

Opening Night Event at COSI
Be sure to register to join us as NCSG takes over Columbus's Center of Science and Industry! For one night only the NCSG will have exclusive access to the center. $15/person includes admission to COSI, a Pizza Party, and shuttle service from the hotel to the event. Tickets will not be available at the door so plan now! Inspire the innovator waiting to get out with our “Science a la Cart”!

COSI is Columbus' dynamic hands-on science center and was recently named the #1 science center in the country by Parents Magazine. COSI features more than 300 interactive exhibitions and over 100,000 square feet of exhibit space, a 7-story Extreme Screen Theater with the largest screen in Ohio, an outdoor science park, a special area for tiny explorers ages 0 through Kindergarten, and the country's only high-wire unicycle. For more information visit

CSIA Benefit Auction- Night at the Zoo
Did you know Columbus, OH is the home of Jack Hanna? In his honor this year's auction will be zoo themed? Come dressed as a zoo keeper, dolphin trainer, or even your favorite wild animal? The auction registration and preview will begin at 7:30 in the Regency Ballroom and we will kick it off at 8pm!

All full convention registrations (including spouse registrations) include one ticket to attend the closing banquet and awards ceremony on the evening of March 22, 2014. Additional banquet tickets can be purchased. The cost is $69 for adults, $39 for children 5-12 years old, and free for children under 5. The banquet ticket that you receive when you pick up your badge must be presented as you enter the celebration banquet. The banquet begins at 7pm in the Regency Ballroom.

See a little of what Columbus has to offer:


Thanks to the Innovation 2014 Sponsors!

Veracity Insurance - Saver Systems - M&G Duravent
PA Guild of Professional Chimney Sweeps - Wisconsin State Guild
Virginia Association of Chimney & Hearth Professionals
South Carolina Chimney Sweep Guild
New York State Chimney Sweep Guild
Marriot Lancaster PA