LOCATION

Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Resort Conference Center
777 Casino Drive
Cherokee, NC 28719
828-497-7777


BASIC SCHEDULE

Thursday, February 16th
7:30am Registration & Breakfast
8:00am - 12:00pm Education (4 PDHs)
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch with Plat Awards
1:00pm - 5:00pm Education (4 PDHs)
5:30pm - 6:30pm New Board/New Licensee Reception (by invitation only)
6:00pm - 8:30pm Exhibit Hall Opens with Food & Libations

Friday, February 17th
7:30am Exhibit Hall Opens (Registration & Breakfast)
8:30am-9:30am Short Courses (1PHD)
10:30am-11:30am Short Courses (1PDH)
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch with NCBEES /General Membership Meeting (1 PDH)
2:45pm Grand Prize Drawing
3:00pm - 4:00pm Education (1 PDH)
5:30pm - 6:30pm Past Presidents Reception (by invitation only)
6:30pm - 9:30pm Awards Banquet

Saturday, February 18th
7:00am Breakfast
8:00am Board Meeting


REGISTRATION

APEX Conference Registration without Guest Includes... Click Here to Register
  • All Education Thur. - Fri.
  • All Meals Thur.-Sat.
  • Board Meeting Sat.
  • Earn up to 12 PDHs
  • 2 Tickets in Grand Prize Drawing*
APEX Conference Registration with Guest Includes... Click Here to Register
  • All Education Thur. - Fri.
  • All Meals Thur.-Sat.
  • Board Meeting Sat.
  • Earn up to 12 PDHs
  • 2 Tickets in Grand Prize Drawing*
  • 1 Guest Thursday & Friday Evening
  • Guest lunches must be purchased separately.
BENCHMARK Conference Registration without Guest Includes... Click Here to Register
  • All Education Thur. - Fri.
  • All Meals Thursday
  • Breakfast & Lunch Fri.
  • Earn up to 12 PDHs
  • 2 Tickets in Grand Prize Drawing*
  • Friday Evening Not Included
BENCHMARK Conference Registration with Guest Includes... Click Here to Register
  •  All Education Thur. - Fri. 
  • All Meals Thursday
  • Breakfast & Lunch Fri.
  • Earn up to 12 PDHs
  • 2 Tickets in Grand Prize Drawing*
  • Friday Evening Not Included
  • 1 Guest Thursday Evening
  • Guest lunches must be purchased separately.
CONTROL Registration without Guest Includes... Click Here to Register
  • All Education Thur.
  • Breakfast & Lunch Thursday
  • Earn up to 8 PDHs


DEVELOPMENT Registration without Guest Includes... Click Here to Register

  • Breakfast & Lunch Friday
  • Short Courses Friday
  • Trade Show
  • Earn up to 4 PDHs
  • 1 Ticket in Grand Prize Drawing*
  • Friday Evening Not Included
*Tickets for the grand prize drawing are only included for Apex, Benchmark & Development Conference Registrants. You must be present during the drawing on Friday to win.

Click Here if you Need a Paper Registration Form 

DISCLAIMER: It is the sole responsibility of each member to ensure their personal dietary needs are met at each event. While NCSS is happy to provide your request to our host property, we have no way of ensuring host property compliance or regulating host property kitchen activities. It is imperative we know of your dietary allergies in advance as it is cost-prohibitive to make modifications during the event.
NOTE: Your allergy plus your email address will be shared with the host venue. Should further clarification be needed, a member of their team will connect with you. Please call the office to communicate your dietary restrictions. 919.556.9848


HOTEL ROOM RESERVATIONS

Details

  • All NCSS Conference Events Will Take Place on the Third Floor of the Cherokee Convention Center.
  • All conference hotel rooms are located in the Cherokee Hotel tower. (Check-In is on the 1st floor.)
  • Valet Parking is included with your room reservation OR you may park in the Cherokee Convention Center & Hotel Parking Garage. 

Reservations
Make your reservations early to make sure you have a room. The hotel stays 99% booked year round. 

  • $74/night Wednesday & Thursday
  • $109/night Friday
  • $25 Resort Fee per day 
  • Group Code: S02SURV
  • Cut-Off Date: January 31, 2023
  • Valet Parking is Included

Click Here to Visit Hotel Booking Site

  • Click Calendar Date to Update Your Room Nights, Click Apply
  • Click "Update" to View Rates
  • Enter Group Code if Not Shown (S02SURV)

Make Advanced Reservations - If you plan on taking advantage of the spa, golf or restaurants make your reservations well in advance as they fill up quickly.


GRAND PRIZE

See registration types to determine how many times you will be entered. Click Here for Details


Enter your best plats from 2022 for a chance to gain recognition among your peers and you just might bring home $100 for the Best Overall Plat! All plats must be received in the NCSS Office on or before January 25, 2023.

Click Here for Details


HARRAH'S MAPS


PRESIDENT'S CHARITY CHOICE

Incoming President, David Lee and the conference committee are excited to offer an opportunity to make a difference this year during the Conference. David has chosen the ALS Association as the organization he would like to support as his choice for this year's President's Charity Choice. Click Here for more details about the organization.

 

 


EXHIBITORS

Our vendors are critical in keeping us up to date with the latest and greatest tools of our profession. The knowledge and expertise of equipment and services help us make the right decisions as we are always looking for ways to accomplish more in less time. If you remove vendors from the equation, it becomes nearly impossible for our Society to put on our annual conference. We cannot thank our vendors enough for the ways they support NCSS! Click Here for Vendor Packet


EDUCATION FOUNDATION RAFFLES

 

The Education Foundation will be holding two raffles this year. Proceeds go to the Scholarship Fund of the NCSS Education Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit corporation. Contact Mike Adams for tickets. Click Here for Email

CASH RAFFLE
Reverse Drawing: $100 per ticket 
Grand Prize: $2,000
2nd Place: $500
3rd Place (1st out):
 $500
Seller of Winning Ticket: $100

SHOTGUN RAFFLE

Tickets: $30 a ticket

 

 

 



THANK YOU TO THIS YEAR'S SPONSORS