2018 Annual Conference

June 12th – June 15th

2018 conference tentative schedule as of 12/15/17


Sunday, June 10th
3:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Current Board Members only meeting at UA. Dinner with UA staff only after the meeting - 7:30pm at Pinnacle Peaks Steakhouse. (This is not part of the conference registration.)
9:00 P.M. – 1:00 A.M. Hospitality room opens for drinks, games, TV…
Monday, June 11th
9:00 A.M. – 4:45 P.M. Vendor Product Advisory Committee meeting. (Committee members ONLY) At UA Rincon meeting room. Eight companies to present. Lunch in the UA.
6:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. Dinner with Vendor Product Advisory Committee meeting members and vendors presenting to advisory committee (ONLY).
11:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M. Member/Vendor Registration - Located at the Tucson University Park Hotel, host hotel just off the lobby. Pick up your name badge, conference bag, conference schedule and pick up the UA sponsor shirt.
9:00 P.M. – 12:00 A.M. Hospitality room opens for drinks, games, TV…Stop by so we can get your name badge for Tuesday Tombstone and Kartchner Caverns tour.

2018 Conference

Tuesday, June 12th
6:30 A.M. – 7:45 A.M. Breakfast is on your own at the host hotel, just off the lobby.
7:45 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Member/Vendor Tombstone and Kartchner Caverns. Meet in the Host Hotel lobby. Bus leaves at 7:45am. Lunch will be on your own in Tombstone.
10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Member/Vendor Registration - Located at Tucson University Park host hotel just off the lobby. Pick up your name badge, conference bag, conference binder and pick up the UA sponsor shirt (schools and sponsors only get t-shirt).
3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Vendor booth setup in south Ballroom of the UA Student Union.
5:15 P.M. – 5:45 P.M. New Member Orientation at the University Park Host Hotel hospitality room.
6:00 P.M. Buses leave hotel at 6:00 pm for reception and dinner – UA Sands Club
Take a tour of the stadium concession stands during the reception hour.
6:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M. Member/Vendor Welcome Reception and then Dinner - Located at UA Sands Club. Ron Athey Award presented after dinner. Winner of the Cres Cor announced at dinner.
9:30 P.M. – 10:00 P.M. Buses back to hotel.
10:15 P.M. – 1:00 A.M. Hospitality room opens for drinks, games, TV…
Wednesday, June 13th Meetings to be held at the UA Student Union. UA staff will be there to help guide us.
Hot Breakfast will also be available at the Student Union - Rincon meeting room.
A lite lunch available to vendors and school members in the tradeshow lounge in the Rincon meeting room, but we encourage all schools to sample vendor’s foods during the tradeshow.
7:45A.M. – 10:00 A.M. Trade Show Vendors setup booths South Ballroom of the UA Student Union. Entrance for vendors to be determined
8:00 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. Registration (at hotel for members & at trade show for Vendors)
7:45 A.M. – 9:30 A.M. Vans circling between Tucson University Park host hotel and Student Union for vendors and university members
8:00 A.M. – 8:45 A.M. Breakfast and beverages at the Student Union Rincon meeting room.
8:45 A.M. – 9:30 A.M. UA Kiva Room - Welcome to UA – Mike Feder and Joe Moller - Fan Experience and how it relates to us
9:30 A.M – 10:30 A.M. General Session – UA Kiva Room
10:30 A.M. – 10:45 A.M. Group Picture – Location – Fountain
All University and Vendor members meet for picture.
10:45 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. Trade Show – UA Student Union South Ballroom - Lunch at the trade show booths – visit every booth to find the vendors that have your matching scavenger hunt number, they will have cash/gift prizes to hand out during the trade show (Value $20).
1:50 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Turn in sponsor business card verification sheet, Tradeshow drawing at NACC booth.
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Vendor booths break down.
2:00 P.M – 2:05 P.M. Must be present to win (2) Fire 7 tablets with Alexa - prize drawing in meeting room.
2:10 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Round Table Education Session – 3 - 35 minute sessions.  In Tucson, Catalina and Rincon Rooms
  1. Meet the New NACC Executive Director – Speaker
  2. Sub-Contractors – Chris & guest speaker
  3. Planning for a disaster – Shawn Corr
4:00 P.M. – 4:15 P.M. Vans back to hotel – drop off stuff and meet in lobby for dinner transportation
5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Bus & Vans Transportation to Old Tucson Studios.
7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. Reception and Dinner. Drinks, dinner and live entertainment at Old Tucson Studios.
9:00 P.M. Bus & Vans back to host Hotel.
10:00 P.M.- 1:00 A.M. Hospitality Room open for drinks, games, TV…
Thursday, June 14th Meetings will be held at UA Football Stadium meeting room - Entrance TBD
Hot Breakfast in Beard Down Kitchen - Training Table location.
8:00 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. Van ride to meeting location
8:00 A.M. – 8:45 A.M. Full Hot Breakfast in meeting room
8:50 A.M. Go over plan for day
8:55 A.M. Vote for new Board Member positions
9:00 A.M. – 9:40 A.M. Educational Sessions Topic – Unknown topic - Guest Speaker
9:40 A.M. – 10:30 A. M. Education Session Topic – Topic Small, Medium and Large Facility discussions. Three separate groups will discuss topics that they feel pertain to their facility size – 3 Speakers – One for each size of facility.
10:30 A.M. – 11:25 A.M. Education Session Topic – Member Open ROUND tables Forum. Moderators will be the NACC Board. If you have a topic or question that you want discussed with other Concession managers this is the time to bring them up!
We will have a TOPIC BOX that you can drop topics in throughout Tuesday and Wednesday.
11:25 A.M. – 12:25 P.M. Lunch at the UA McKale Arena concession stands.
Board meeting during lunch, current and newly voted board members.
12:25 P.M. – 1:10 P.M. Arena Tour - see the remodeled arena concession stands
1:10 P.M. – 1:25 P.M. Walk back to Stadium - Beverages in room.
1:25 P.M. – 2:05 P.M. Educational Session Special Stadium and Arena Events. How to plan for out of the ordinary type events – Aaron and speaker panel.
2:10 P.M. – 2:55 P.M. Education Session Catering UA departments lead by Catering Mgr. Judith Stoudt, Executive Chef and Training Table Mgr. Zack Baker and Nutritionist Christine Carlson
3:00 P.M. – 3:40 P.M. Education Session PCI Compliance – Matt Drummond from Blackboard and Chelsea Luhta Clemson University
3:45 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. 2019 Penn State University Conference Preview
4:00 P.M. – 4:20 P.M. Transportation to hotel
5:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Bus Transportation to Pima Air and Space Museum for a bus tour.
6:00 P.M. – 9:30 P.M. Dinner catered by Pima Air and Space Museum
9:30 P.M. – 10:00P.M. Bus back to Host Hotel
10:15 P.M.- 1:00 A.M. Hospitality Room open for drinks, games, TV…
Friday, June 15th Meeting 7:00am – 9:15am Closing Board meeting
Board members and Penn State Univ. 2019 host school only

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