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The NCA Annual Convention 2018

March 15-17, 2018

Sheraton New Orleans

500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA

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Member Rate: $1,095

Non-Member Rate: $1,515

Spouse/ Significant Other: $600 *

*Spouse/Significant Other registration grants access to all receptions and social events. Entry to educational sessions is NOT included in the Spouse/Significant Other registration. Registration does include an invitation to the Spouse/Significant Other event. 

Registration rates are subject to increase the week of March 11, 2018. 

Please be advised that the NCA does not use a third-party housing company for hotel reservations. These calls are NOT authorized by the NCA and NOT affiliated with NCA in any way. Please use the link on this page for all hotel reservations. Contact info@ncausa.org with any questions.

In an effort to protect our attendees from third-party companies, we have not posted the online attendee list. To receive a link to the attendee list, please send an email to Thrisha Andrews at tcandrews@ncausa.org. The link will also be provided after you complete your registration.

What Makes the NCA Convention Special?

What is the NCA Annual Convention?

The NCA Annual Convention is the leading industry event for coffee professionals. Network with decision makers, learn more about the issues facing our industry, and find your place in this vibrant community. 

Each year, the NCA Convention offers compelling keynote speakers, targeted breakout sessions, and parties featuring the best local food, drinks, and entertainment.

Questions? Please contact the friendly NCA staff at info@ncausa.org.

Why Attend the NCA Convention?

With so many coffee events available, the NCA's commitment to helping your business succeed sets us apart.

Here are 5 reasons you shouldn't miss the NCA Annual Convention 2018: 


1. Networking That's Worth Your Time

One conversation with the right person can change everything.

Once a year, industry leaders and executives from across the country (and the world) gather at the NCA Convention to talk coffee. It’s the most effective way to meet decision makers face-to-face.


2. Education For The Real World

Coffee is complicated. And the best way to understand the industry is to dive in.

Get the information and analysis you need, so you can make better strategic decisions all year.

Check out some of NCA 2017 Convention speakers and presentation slides.


3. Professional Development 

Developing strong industry leadership is critical for the future of coffee. 

Don't miss this chance to grow your own career, or develop talent in your organization. The NCA Convention provides opportunities to strengthen leadership skills and learn more about the business, from the Next Generation Council to unexpected conversations.

4. Industry Innovation 

Feeling stuck? A fresh perspective can help you solve stubborn challenges or find new opportunities.

Whether it's from our speakers, exhibitors, or your fellow attendees, you'll discover new ideas to inspire your team.


5. Get Involved

Give back to the industry, make new connections, or explore new opportunities to give back personally or professionally.

Consider signing up for the local Coffee Gives Back day of service, contributing a blog post on your experience, or join the conversation at a breakout session. (And stay tuned for more ways you can get involved with the NCA.)

NCA Convention Sponsors

Gain instant visibility and show your support of the coffee industry as a Convention sponsor. Opportunities are available for every budget, at a first come first serve basis. For more information, contact Terri Bartlett, NCA Director of Member Services, at trbartlett@ncausa.org or 646-924-4039.

And you'll be in great company: Check out the list of the NCA 2017 Convention Sponsors

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