CCRA's 107th ANNUAL CONVENTION
OCTOBER 6 - 9, 2017
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa

Newport Beach, California, is a coastal wonderland where leisure and style come together around pristine beaches, luxury shopping, fine dining, and water sports.  Fashion Island, with its open-air elegance that fuses Italian style with California cool, boasts chic luxury boutiques nestled amongst cafés and restaurants on lushly landscaped piazzas accented by fountains and palm trees. Opulent hotels and the new Civic Center nearby mirror the shopping destination’s sophisticated coastal style, while cultural and culinary offerings abound in Fashion Island and the surrounding Newport Center neighborhood.  
 
The California Court Reporters Association invites you to join us in this coastal playground and take part in CCRA’s 107th Annual Convention being held at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, Columbus Day weekend, October 6 - 9, 2017.

Our 2017 Annual Convention is an exceptional value.  In addition to all the education you’ll receive, full registration includes FOUR HOSTED receptions; TWO breakfasts, TWO lunches, all breaks, and exhibits.
 
Full registration starts at $395*. The CCRA room rate for this beautiful hotel & spa is only $159 per night, single or double.  On a budget?  Share a room with a friend. 
In addition to its beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean, this luxurious hotel and spa is located within easy freeway proximity of all Southern California cities. John Wayne Airport (SNA) is less than 5 miles from the hotel and is serviced by nine major airlines.

Pamper yourself while learning the latest in technology as it relates to the Court Reporting profession.  Earn up to 2.25** CEUs and see the industry's premier vendors in the exhibit hall.  Enjoy the many networking sessions.  Take advantage of the wonderful pool or a first-class spa treatment at a special CCRA discounted rate.
 
95% of last year's participants said they would recommend the CCRA convention to others.  Make sure you don't miss this wonderful event! Register for the convention and book your room TODAY!

*Early bird member price,  **Number of CEUs are pending based upon NCRA approval.

IMPORTANT LINKS

REGISTER FOR THE CONVENTION
BOOK YOUR ROOM
SPONSOR A STUDENT
STUDENT SPONSORSHIP APPLICATION
EXHIBITOR & SPONSOR INFORMATION
CONVENTION SCHEDULE

CONVENTION ATTENDEE INFORMATION - COMING SOON!

CALIFORNIA CART GENERALIST (CCG) SKILLS EXAM - COMING SOON!

REGISTRATION FEES

Early Bird Pricing - Through 8/31/17
Regular Pricing - After 8/31/17

 

Member 

 

Non-Member

 

Student
   Member   

Student
Non-Member 

Full Registration (includes Seminars, (2) Breakfasts, (2) Luncheons, (5) Receptions, Breaks, and Exhibits)

$395
$465

$549
$639

$195
$225

$265
$299

Join & Register* (includes 1 year membership with CCRA & Full Registration to CCRA 107th Annual Convention) * New Members Only

N/A

$499
$575

N/A

$215
$239

Saturday ONLY Registration (includes Breakfast, Saturday's Seminars, Breaks, Annual Business Meeting Luncheon, Exhibits, and Receptions)

$265
$289

$345
$375

$129
$145

$185
$215

Sunday ONLY Registration (includes Breakfast, Sunday's Seminars, Lunch, Exhibits, and Receptions)

$199
$229

$255
$285

$85
$95

$99
$109

Monday ONLY Registration (includes Monday's Seminars)

$109
$129

$135
$149

$45
$55

$59
$69

Guest Pricing $219 (includes receptions and meals - no education)

Saturday Annual Business Meeting Luncheon Guest Pricing $99

HOTEL INFORMATION

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Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
900 Newport Center Dr.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: 949-640-4000
Toll Free: 866-440-3375

The CCRA room rate for this magnificent property is only $159 per night, single/double. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, September 15th, 2017, or until the room block sells out (which happened last time we were at this property!). Please make your hotel reservations online by CLICKING HERE.  Or  call 866-440-3375 and identify you are with the California Court Reporters Association to receive the group rate.

ODDS AND ENDS

WELCOME RECEPTION:
Join us on Friday from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. for our HOSTED Welcome Reception. Network with your friends and peers while enjoying a beverage of your choice and some tasty hors d'oeuvres.

LATE NIGHT RECEPTION:
Enjoy a nightcap and networking in the Presidential Suite on Friday evening.

EXHIBITOR RECEPTION:
Join us Saturday evening for Wine and Cheese with Exhibitors.

PACCRA 5K RUN/WALK:
All attendees and family members are invited to participate in the PACCRA 5K Run/Walk presented by PACCRA on Sunday, October 8th.  Participants in the PACCRA 5K Run/Walk can choose to compete in the 5K run, the 3-mile walk, or be a virtual runner. Medals will be presented to the first three finishers. If running or walking is not your thing, we have the perfect solution for you, a Virtual Runner. You can start, run and finish your race while you snooze with a simple $50 donation to PACCRA.

STUDENTS:
Do you want to pass "THE TEST"? Participating students will find value in the Mock CSR classes.  CCRA offers Student Sponsorships to students who are members of CCRA.  Click here to complete the application.

SPONSOR A STUDENT:
Help a student attend this year's convention. You can sponsor the registration or donate a flat fee to help pay for accommodations, travel, etc. Sponsorship donations will be distributed after the convention. Click here to complete the donation form.

DRESS CODE:
Business casual is suggested for convention activities. The average temperature for Newport Beach in October is 60/70 degrees during the day and 60s in the evening. Please remember that the temperature in the hotel meeting rooms can be cool, so we suggest dressing in layers.

TRANSPORTATION:
Air Transportation
The Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa is easy to reach with a variety of airport options. John Wayne Airport Orange County - SNA (5 miles from Hotel) and Long Beach Airport - LGB (25 miles from Hotel)

Ground Transportation
By car, Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa is located within easy freeway proximity of all Southern California cities and can be reached by Interstate 5 or 405 via 55 South, or Pacific Coast Highway.
Please click here for a map and directions.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Cancellations must be received in writing (fax or e-mail accepted) by 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 15, 2017, to qualify for a refund. A $50 processing fee will apply for all refunds. No refunds for cancellations received after 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 15, 201

MANDATORY EDUCATION FOR OFFICIALS:
Changes to the California Rules of Court make it mandatory for all court employees, including court reporters, to complete eight hours of continuing education every two years. These continuing education requirements may be met by getting your supervisor to pre-approve your attendance at the seminars at the CCRA convention.