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2017 NCRA Convention & Expo: Hotel and registration

 2017 Annual Convention & Expo


Step 1

Stay to win at Planet Hollywood, the official hotel of the 2017 NCRA Convention & Expo:

  • Win an entire refund of your 2017 Convention registration:
    • Stay in our discounted room block at Planet Hollywood during the 2017 NCRA Convention & Expo and you will automatically be entered to win a FULL refund of your entire registration to the event! There will be two lucky winners of this prize.*
  • Win a Kindle Fire:
    • Take time for you with a new Kindle Fire! Read your favorite book, do some online shopping, or even play Candy Crush. We have six brand new Kindle Fire tablets waiting for a few lucky NCRA Convention attendees. Stay in our discounted room block at Planet Hollywood on Friday and Saturday night during the 2017 Convention and be registered to win a new Kindle Fire tablet.**

Book your stay at Planet Hollywood:

  • Planet Hollywood reservation deadline: Book now! Only a few rooms remain at the discounted price.
    • Rates from Aug. 4-10: $109/night (plus all applicable taxes, fees)
    • Rates from Aug. 11-13: $199/night (plus all applicable taxes, fees)
    • The daily resort fee is reduced $10 per day by staying in our contracted room block. 

 Book your hotel

Phone reservations can be made by calling 866-317-1829 to secure your NCRA Convention group rate by using code SMNCR7. IMPORTANT NOTE: Planet Hollywood will administer $15 fee plus tax for each reservation made by phone. There will be no fees for registrations via the link we have provided above.

Planet Hollywood cancellation policy:

To ensure that all NCRA Convention & Expo registrants have access to the room block and to protect the Association from fees due to last-minute cancellations, NCRA and Planet Hollywood will be implementing the following cancellation fee structure for the 2017 NCRA Convention & Expo, held Aug. 10-13.

  • Cancellation 90 days prior to arrival will incur no penalty.
  • Cancellation 89 to 30 days prior to arrival will incur a $75 cancellation fee.
  • For cancellations 29 days or fewer prior to arrival, the forfeiture amount will be equal to one night’s room rate ($199) plus applicable taxes and fees.

Rules and regulations for stay to win promotions:

*2017 NCRA Convention & Expo room block will be audited for all attendees who booked and stayed at Planet Hollywood for the Convention. Winner must be the primary guest on the room reservation, and guest must have stayed for the entire length of their registration category. NCRA will place all qualified attendees into a randomized application to pick the lucky winners (2). Winners will be notified not later than Sept. 15, 2017. Refund will be credited back to the original method of registration payment.

**Winners of the Kindle Fire will be notified at 4 p.m. on Saturday via the NCRA app. Winners must be present to redeem their prize from the NCRA registration desk.

Step 2

Register today for a magical 2017 NCRA Convention & Expo: 

  • DEAL ALERT!  Register by July 4th before registration fees increase.  Some categories will increase by as much as $100!
  • Registration deadline:  July 21st
  • On-site registration will be available beginning Thursday, Aug. 10th.

Join hundreds of NCRA members, court reporting students, teachers, school administrators, and legal videographers at the 2017 NCRA Convention & Expo on Aug. 10-13.  There is something special about a convention in Vegas – bright lights, high energy, friends, colleagues, and magic everywhere. Register today for all the exciting social events, the Speed and Realtime Contests, the latest and greatest in our Expo Hall, specialized workshops and educational sessions for everyone.  Register today to save your spot for the 2017 Convention and reserve your space in some of the popular workshops and events before they sell out!

 Register for the 2017 Annual Convention & Expo

2017 NCRA Convention & Expo cancellation policy:

Please send all cancellation requests to

  • Cancellations requested before July 14, 2017 will incur a $150 processing fee.
  • Cancellations requested after July 14, 2017, will incur a fee of 50 percent of the registration fee.
  • Unfortunately, we will not be able to issue any refunds after July 21, 2017.

Important to note before registering:

  • CRC Workshop registrants: Please note that the CRC Workshop conflicts with the National Realtime Contest on Thursday, Aug. 10.  You will be unable to do both.
  • If you have questions or need clarification, please send us a message at or call us directly at 800-272-6272.