National CCS Information

Conference & Meeting Committee

Mission

  • Administer the conference and meeting needs of the national committee

Objectives

  • The Conference and Meetings Committee (the Committee) supports the mission of the NCCS by securing locations, support and programs for the Biennial Conferences and the meetings of the Standing Committees and Executive Board.
  • When called upon, it also secures locations and support for the meetings of the Executive Committee.
  • It also guides the conferences and annual meeting to secure access, reasonable costs, and appropriate programs to bring about good representation, attendance and dialogue with the membership of the NCCS

Committee Activities

  • 2015 Annual Meeting - April 16-19, 2015 - Tampa, FL
  • 2016 Biennial Conference - April 7-10, 2016 - Atlanta, GA

Annual Efforts

  • Identify and recommend host cities suitable for annual NCCS meetings (Biennial Conference or Executive Board/Standing Committee Meetings)
  • Identify and recommend hotel and meeting facilities suitable for annual NCCS meetings
  • Negotiate facility contracts for NCCS meetings at approved facilities
  • Plan conference schedules and space requirements in coordination with the Marketing and Public Relations Committee
  • Oversee conference operations at host meeting sites

Special Effort

  • Set clear selection criteria for annual meetings as policy
  • Critical Factors:
    • Hotel Costs (Participant Rooms, Mtg. Rooms, Service Costs)
    • Travel Expenses
    • Diocesan Committee Support/participation
    • Member participation - demographics
    • Attractive Services (restaurants, recreation, etc.)

Committee Contact

10 Year Calendar- NCCS Biennial Conferences and Annual Meetings

Easter Sunday

NCCS Meeting Dates

Event

Frame

Meetings begin within

Location

April 16, 2017

April 27-30, 2017

Standing Committees & Board Meetings

Thursday - Sunday

2nd Week of Easter

Peppermill Resort Spa Casino, Reno, NV

April 1, 2018

April 12-15, 2018

45th NCCS Biennial Conference

Thursday - Sunday

2nd Week of Easter

Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West, Minneapolis, Minnesota

April 21, 2019 April 25-28, 2019

Standing Committees & Board Meetings

Thursday - Sunday Easter Week TBA
April 12, 2020 April 23-26, 2020

46th NCCS Biennial Conference

Thursday - Sunday 2nd Week of Easter TBA
April 4, 2021 April 15-18, 2021

Standing Committees & Board Meetings

Thursday - Sunday 2nd Week of Easter TBA
April 17, 2022 April 21-24, 2022

47th NCCS Biennial Conference

Thursday - Sunday Easter Week TBA

There remains the possibility that the frame of a meetings/conference agenda may have to be moved earlier in the week (Tuesday-Friday) in any given year if availability of hotel properties who return proposals to us and can accommodate our meeting needs are unable to offer us the weekend dates.