2015 National One-day Seminar

Full Schedule
Speaker Information
National Contests

Mark your calendars and clear your schedules to be a part of this important event. NCTA will host a One-day National Seminar at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Gurnee, IL on Thursday, July 23, 2015. Don't miss out on this opportunity to hear from national speakers on topics affecting your industry. Join NCTA for this highly informative event. Plan to be there, and stay for the National Tree & Wreath Contests and the Regional Summer Trade Show & Conference taking place at Richardson's Farm in Spring Grove, IL on Friday, July 24 - Saturday, July 25.

NCTA One-day Seminar & Roundtable Event

Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center
6161 West Grand Avenue, Gurnee, IL 60031

Schedule Overview
10:30 am - 12:00pm
Craig Regelbrugge - Important Legislative and Regulatory Items for 2015

12:00 - 1:30pm
Lunch and Roundtable Discussions

1:30 - 3:00pm
Rick Dungey - Who’s Gonna Buy a Tree in 5 Years? …Emerging Consumer Trends Impacting our Industry

3:15 - 4:45pm
Dr. Roger Blackwell - The Future Of The Economy: What's Really Going On? How Does It Affect Marketing Of Christmas Trees? 

Hotel & Lodging Information
To view lodging options close to both the One-day Seminar in Gurnee, IL and Richardson's Farm in Spring Grove, IL, Visit the MACT website for a list of hotels and lodging.
NCTA Members*


*NCTA members can register additional attendees from their business or a spouse for the member rate.

Come to the NCTA One-day Seminar on Thursday, July 23 and stay for the MACT + WI + IL + IN Summer Conference & Trade Show at Richardson Farm on Friday and Saturday. Click here for more details about that event and to register.