Ready for the Guinness Challenge?

In addition to NCRA’s National Speed and Realtime contests, this year’s Conference & Expo will also serve as host to a Guinness Challenge to see if the current world record speed of 360 words per minute at a 97.23 percent accuracy rate can be broken. Learn more.

Steps to register

  1. REVIEW PACKAGES. Review the available registration packages below. Use the arrow to see what is included in each package.
  2. REGISTER.
  3. REVIEW MEETING AND EVENT CODE OF CONDUCT.  Review the Meeting and Event Code of Conduct before registering for the event. You will be asked to sign and agree to the terms before your registration is complete.

 

 
 
 

 

Registration packages

 

Session packages
FULL REGISTRATION EARLY 
April 15 – May 31
REGULAR
June 1 – July 16
ON-SITE
July 29 – July 31
Member $600 $650 $675
Nonmember $900 $950 $975
Full registration includes:
  • All concurrent seminars (Friday–Sunday)
  • Teachers Workshop
  • 3-day Expo Hall pass
  • Opening Reception (Thursday evening)
  • Premier Session with keynote (Friday)
  • Awards Luncheon (Saturday)
  • Member Recognition Gala (Saturday evening)

 

 

NETWORKING ONLY REGISTRATION REGULAR
April 15 – July 16
ON-SITE
July 29 – July 31
Member $560 $560
Nonmember $685 $685
Networking Only includes:
  • Opening Reception (Thursday evening)
  • 3-day Expo Hall pass
  • Premier Session with keynote (Friday)
  • Awards Luncheon (Saturday)
  • Member Recognition Gala (Saturday evening)

 

 

PICK YOUR DAY REGISTRATION Friday only OR Saturday AND Sunday only
(View packages and rates)
Friday only OR Saturday AND Sunday only
FRIDAY ONLY INCLUDES
FRIDAY ONLY REGISTRATION REGULAR
April 15 – July 16
ON-SITE
July 29 – July 30
Member $375 $400
Nonmember $425 $450

 

Friday only includes:
  • All concurrent FRIDAY sessions
  • Expo Hall pass
  • Premier Session with keynote

OR


SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ONLY INCLUDES
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ONLY REGISTRATION REGULAR
April 15 – July 16
ON-SITE
July 29 – July 31
Member $450 $475
Nonmember $600 $625

 

Saturday and Sunday only includes:
  • All concurrent SATURDAY and SUNDAY sessions
  • Expo Hall pass
  • Teachers Workshop
  • Awards Luncheon (Saturday)
  • Member Recognition Gala (Saturday evening)
  • Premier Session with keynote (Friday): additional $50 charge

 

 

 
STUDENT REGULAR
April 15 – July 16
ON-SITE
July 29 – July 31
Member $175 $200
Nonmember $260 $285
Student registration includes:
  • Complete student track seminars
  • 3-day Expo Hall pass
  • Meet & Greet Reception with NCRA Board (TBD)
  • Opening Reception (Thursday evening)
  • Premier Session with keynote (Friday)
  • Awards Luncheon (Saturday)

 

 

Competition packages
COMPETITIONS (Members only) April 15 – July 16
National Speed Contest (Wednesday) $175
National Realtime Contest (Thursday) $175

 

 

Workshop packages
CAPTIONING BOOT CAMP WORKSHOP (Thursday) REGULAR
April 15 – July 16
ON-SITE
July 29
Member $200 $200
Nonmember $250 $250

 

 

REALTIME BOOT CAMP WORKSHOP (Thursday) REGULAR
April 15 – July 16
ON-SITE
July 29
Member $200 $200
Nonmember $250 $250

 

 

VENDOR TRAINING (All day Thursday) REGULAR
April 15 – July 16
ON-SITE
July 29
All $395 $395

 

 

Guest Tickets
OPENING RECEPTION (Thursday) REGULAR
April 15 – July 16
ON-SITE
July 29
With a package $100 $100
Without a package $210 $210

 

 

AWARDS LUNCHEON (Saturday) REGULAR
April 15 – July 16
ON-SITE
July 29 – July 31
With a package $150 $150
Without a package $240 $240

 

 

MEMBER RECOGNITION GALA (Saturday evening) REGULAR
April 15 – July 16
ON-SITE
July 29 – July 31
With a package $270 $270
Without a package $310 $310

 

 

STUDENT SPONSORSHIPS
SPONSOR A STUDENT (Sponsorship options)
Sponsorship option: $25
Sponsorship option: $50
Sponsorship option: $100
Sponsorship option: $150

 

 

 

 

Additional registration information

 

 

Cancellation policy

Please send all cancellation requests to meetings@ncra.org.

  • Cancellations requested between April 15 and June 27, 2021, will incur a $25 processing fee.
  • Cancellations requested between June 28 and July 21, 2021, will incur a fee of 50 percent of the registration fee.
  • NCRA will not be able to issue any refunds after July 21, 2021.
What happens if the 2021 NCRA Conference & Expo is cancelled due to COVID-19?

At this time, we plan on holding the 2021 Conference. Should COVID-19 continue, we will reexamine and give you the option to:

  • Transfer your registration payment to the 2021 Conference postponement date or to the 2022 Conference
  • Pay your 2022 membership dues and refund the balance of the registration payment
  • Refund entire registration payment

If you have questions or need clarification, please send us a message at meetings@ncra.org or call us directly at 800-272-6272.

 

 

 

Special accommodations

Please contact meetings@ncra.org if you require any special accommodations to fully participate in this event or if you have any dietary restrictions. All information provided will remain confidential.

 

 

Photography and videography disclosure

NCRA takes photographs and videos during its meetings and events for use in all forms of Association media, including the NCRA website and social media sites. NCRA may also share these with the media or state associations for their usage. By participating in this Conference, you agree to such uses.