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NCA Convention FAQ


Your Guide to the Coffee Industry Event of the Year


Where should I stay?

The NCA 2023 Convention will be held at Marriott Water Street in downtown Tampa. Please note that is this hotel officially sold out, however, attendees have the option to make a reservation at the Hyatt Place Tampa Downtown.


What should I bring?

Extra business cards! 

The NCA Convention is a business casual event. Keep in mind you'll be moving around between meetings and sessions - we recommend comfortable shoes and layers to accommodate conference room climate control. 

NCA Day of Service volunteers are encouraged to wear casual clothes and will need to wear flat, closed-toed shoes. 


What if I have a food allergy or other medical concerns?

Please reach out to the friendly NCA staff at info@ncausa.org and we will be happy to help!


What are the registration rates?

The current rates are $1,200 for members and $1,700 for non-members. The rates will increase starting the week of convention. Learn more about registration pricing and details.


When does the Early Bird Rate for the NCA 2023 Convention expire?

The Early Bird Rate will expire on January 11, 2023.

Please note that registration rates will increase on January 12, 2023, and again the week of the event.  Learn more about registration and pricing.


How do I download an attendee list?

In an effort to protect our attendees from third-party companies, we have not posted the online attendee list. NCA will share the attendee list with registrants via a general attendee email message. Please look out for the useful details after receiving your email confirmation.  


Who attends the NCA Convention?

The NCA Annual Convention continues to outshine other industry events by providing the highest level of networking. Our event brings together a mix of nearly 800 diverse industry professionals across the sector. 80% of the prior in-person Convention registrants were presidents/chief executive officers, vice presidents, directors, or managers.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations must be received in writing by the end of business Thursday, January 26, 2023 to qualify for a refund. A $150 administration fee will be deducted. View all Convention policies here.


What health policies are in place? 

Any public space where other people are present holds an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 and other communicable diseases. NCA is committed to following all current CDC guidelines related to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as state, local, and corporate (hotel) requirements to be mindful of the safety of attendees, partners, guests, and staff.   You can find our complete health and safety policy, as well as all other Convention policies, here.