2019 National Club Conference Events

Schedule At-a-Glance

Conrad Washington, D.C.
This year's conference will be held at the brand new flagship Conrad Washington, D.C., located at New York Avenue and 10th Street NW. The hotel will include over 30,000 square feet of additional luxury retail space at CityCenterDC in 2019. The hotel is currently under construction with an estimated completion date of February 2019. We are thrilled to announce that our attendees will be among the first guests to stay in the hotel.

All conference education will be held inside the Conrad and a special rate will be available for anyone staying in our room blocks. Please refer to the Lodging tab to book your room.


2019 Conference at a Glance

SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 2019

9 - 11:30 a.m. Breakfast and NCAF Board Meeting - Conrad
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Governance Reception - Conrad
Sponsor: UHY LLY
(Invitation-only event for Club Managers and their Board Members.)
6:45 p.m.

Buses depart for Metropolitan Club

7 - 10 p.m.

VIP Dinner Event with Michael Mondavi, Michael Mondavi Family Estate -
Metropolitan Club
Wine Sponsor: Folio Fine Wine Partners
(Invitation-only event for NCA and NCA Foundation Board Members, Corporate Partners, Conference Sponsors and ClubPAC donors). For more information contact Stephen E. Peeler at peeler@nationalclub.org

MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2019

7 a.m. Breakfast and Exhibit Hall - Conrad Foyer
Sponsor: Lichten Craig Architecture & Interior
8 a.m. Presentation of the Colors/Anthem - Conrad Ballroom
  Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:15 - 9 a.m. Justin Firestone, Co-Founder, Wheels Up
9:15 - 10 a.m.  Howard Milstein, The Nicklaus Companies
Sponsor: The Nicklaus Companies
10 a.m. Buses depart for Chevy Chase Club
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Golf Tournament - Chevy Chase Club
12 p,m. VIP Tour of Washington, D.C.
6  - 6:45 p.m. ClubPAC Reception
Sponsor: Northstar
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Chairman's Reception - Conrad Rooftop
Sponsor: Studio JBD and Jefferson Group Architecture


7 a.m. Breakfast and Exhibit Hall - Conrad Foyer
8 a.m.  General Session Speakers - Conrad Ballroom
8:45 - 9:30 a.m. Tucker Carlson, FOX News
9:30 - 10 a.m. Break and Expo Exhibits - Conrad Foyer
10 - 11 a.m.
Breakout Session
Excellence in Club management Award-winners Panel 
Moderator: Frank Vain, President, McMahon Group, Inc. Patrick King, CCM, CCE, ECM, General Manager/COO, Army Navy Country Club The James H. Brewer Award; Christopher Wyles, CCM, CCE, ECM, General Manager, Bald Peak Colony Club The Mead Grady Award; John Warnack, CCM, CFBE, ECM, COO/General Manager, The Army and Navy Club The Mel Rex Award; Kristen LaCount, CCM, ECM, Assistant General Manager, The Country Club, The 2018 Rising Star Award Mark Jablonski, ECM, Assistant General Manager, Medinah Country Club, The 2018 Rising Star Award
  Club President Governance Symposium - Canvas Boardroom
Henry Delozier, Principal, Global Golf Advisors Lou DiLorenzo, NCA Board of Directors Malcolm MacColl, NCA Board of Directors
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Breakout Session
Club Staffing Solutions - Conrad Ballroom
Moderator: C.J. “Joe” Bendy, General Manager/COO, River Oaks Country Club
J.G. Ted Gillary, Executive Manager, Detroit Athletic Club; Anne Catherine Nielsen, Director of Human Resources, Westchester Country Club; Allyn Gutauskas, Human Resource Manager, Farmington Country Club
  Club President Governance Symposium - Session #2 - Conrad Ballroom
12 p.m. Lunch
Sponsor: RCS Hospitality Group
1 - 1:45 p.m. David Rubinstein, The Carlyle Group - Conrad Ballroom
1:45 - 2:15 p.m. Dean A. Heyl, Director, Office of Public Liaison, Department of Labor
Sponsor: Club Safety Solutions
2:15 pm. Security check at hotel
2:45 p.m. Buses Depart for U.S. Supreme Court
Transportation Sponsor: ClubCar
3:15 p.m. Lecture by Justice Anthony Kennedy (ret.) 
4 p.m. Reception
Sponsor: by Peacock + Lewis Architects and Planners, LLC
5 p.m. Buses depart Supreme Court
Sponsor: ClubCar
5:30 - 7 p.m.  Progressive Reception and Dinner - Cosmos Club and Sulgrave Club
Sponsor: Condon O'Meara McGinty and Donnolly LLP
9 p.m. Buses Return to Hotel
Transportation Sponsor: ClubCar

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2019 (National Golf Day)

7:15 a.m. Buses depart for Capitol Hill Club - Conrad
7:45 a.m. Drop luggage, walk to U.S. Capitol - Capitol Hill Club
8 a.m. Photo on Capitol Steps
  Return to Capitol Hill Club
8:15 a.m. Breakfast and Briefing - Capitol Hill Club
Henry Wallmeyer, NCA Stan Lawson, General Manager, Capitol Hill Club John Mcgill President, Capitol Hill Club Craig Roberts, chief of staff for U.S. Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill)
Sponsor: Clubessential 
9:15  Adjourn
9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Capitol Hill Visits


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