JW Marriott Hill Country - San Antonio, Texas

JW Marriott Hill Country - San Antonio, Texas

The 2017 NECA Now Executive Leadership Conference will be held at the JW Marriott Hill Country in San Antonio, Texas.   Registration for the conference will officially open on January 11th, 2017  and reservations can be made on line at   

A golf tournament has been setup for the morning of Monday, March 27, 2017 beginning at 8 a.m. at the AT & T Canyons. There is a $210 tournament fee and club rentals are available at the course for $86.00 plus tax.  That evening, the Conference opens with key note speaker, technologist James Benham of JBKnowledge, Inc., at 5:00 pm with a  networking reception to follow at 6:30 PM.  

Seminar sessions will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2017  beginning at 8:30 a.m. and running until 4:00 p.m.   Session topics include The Big Cloud, Local Data Threats and Managing Risk with James Benham, Help Wanted: Recruit and Retain Your Future with John Finch,  and Illuminating a New Path to Profits with Jon Zelinsky. On Wednesday morning, March 29, training resumes at 8:30 a.m. and will feature sessions that include Energy Leadership: Energy Storage Systems and Microgridswith Mike Johnson and Latest Trends and Solutions for Common Issues with George Yoshida and Ed Scott. The day is capped off with a Dessert Party featuring food, drinks, and entertainment.

As per the current Chapter policy, each member firm in good standing to the Chapter may elect to send the accredited representative of the firm, who is recognized by the Twin Ports Arrowhead Chapter, to either the National NECA Convention or the Midwest Regional Conference.  The Chapter will reimburse the cost of the registration to the member firm, provided the member firm has no arrearages to the Chapter as per the current By-Laws. 

Registration packets will be available for pick up by individual members, or by chapter managers at the NECA Registration Desk from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, 2017 and from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 0n Monday, March 27, 2017.  Please note that only children who have registered and have paid the registration fee may attend the social events. 

As listed above, registration for the event officially opens on January 11, 2017 on the website. Please remember that early registration ends on February 16th.   Please note that registration closes on February 27.   

Council Meetings: 

A meeting of the District 7 Council members will be held Thursday, March 30, 2017 beginning at 8:30 a.m. to Noon. A continental breakfast will be served prior to the meeting at 7:30 a.m. 

If you have any questions regarding the Conference, please contact me at the Chapter Office.