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Common Convention Questions

How can I contact the NCDVD National Office?

Please ask for:

Miss Cathryn Sullivan, Assistant to the Executive Director
Miss Shannon Sullivan, Convention Liaison
Mrs. Rosemary C. Sullivan, Executive Director

Office Phone: (631) 645-8210 (This number will be manned during convention as well.)
Office Fax: (631) 812-0249
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Who is payment made payable to and where do I mail the check?

Please make all checks payable to NCDVD
Mailing Address: 440 West Neck Rd, Huntington, NY 11743 USA

Can I pay by credit card?

We do not accept credit cards at the present time. Only cash, checks, or wire transfer are acceptable forms of payment. Please make all checks payable to NCDVD

Can I pay by International Wire Transfer?

Yes, the National Office now accepts International Wire Transfers. If you would like to take advantage of this, please e-mail [email protected] to ask for the correct information.

What does the convention registration fee include?

The fee includes:

  1. Meals (as specified on schedule)
  2. Admission into Keynote presentations
  3. Daily workshops (NOTE: Additional fee for Saturday – Monday workshops)
  4. Admission into the Exhibit Hall
  5. Nightly Hospitality, including an open bar.
  6. Transportation from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, PHX, (Friday – Monday) and return shuttle to the airport on Friday, September 21, 2018.
Will there be on-site registration for the convention?

On-site registration is extremely limited. It is highly recommended that you register prior to arriving at the conference. There is a $200 extra registration fee for registration made after September 1, 2018, or on off site.

I forgot to print a copy of my registration to include with my payment?

Please be sure to include a copy of your registration with your payment. You should have received a copy via email after you registered. You can contact us at the National Office [email protected] for a copy of your registration or simply indicate in a note with your check what the payment is for, and who it is for.

How do I make changes to my registration?

Contact the National Office at [email protected] with your updated information.

How do I add/change my transportation information?

Contact the National Office at [email protected] with your updated information.

Is there any fee for transportation from the airport to the hotel?

No, it is compliments of NCDVD and the Knights of Columbus.

How do I find my driver when I arrive at the airport?

We’re very grateful for the Knights of Columbus for their willingness to provide transportation for this event. In order to take advantage of this program you MUST provide us with your cell phone number. One week prior to the convention, a member of the Knights of Columbus will contact you with the contact information for your specific driver. When you arrive at the airport you will text your driver and they will tell you where to meet them. Any changes/cancellations or if you’re unable to reach out to your driver please contact the National Office at (631)-645-8210.

How do I reserve a seat for the return shuttle on Friday?

Please indicate on your registration form which shuttle you will be taking. Any questions or updates please contact Shannon at [email protected]

I am leaving the conference early, how can I get back to the airport?

NCDVD will be providing return transportation ONLY  on Friday, September 21st. The hotel’s Front Desk will be happy to assist you in getting a taxi to the airport for other times.

Do I need to make my hotel reservations separately?

Yes, please see the Hotel Registration link on the NCDVD Convention page to make your reservations. We highly recommend you make your reservations as quickly as possible. Please note the room rate is only honored until August 17, 2018 or until the room block runs out, whichever happens first.

What is the room rate for the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale?

$199 a night plus tax and fees.

What is the address of the hotel?

Hyatt Regency
7500 E Doubletree Ranch Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85285

I am driving my own car, how much is it to park at the hotel?

? Please note, these prices are subject to change so we highly recommend you communicate directly with the Hyatt Hotel at (480) 444-1234.

Valet Parking:

  • 0-4 Hours $10.00, 4-8 Hours  $16.00, Over 8 Hours $33.00

Self-Parking:

  • 0-4 Hours $8.00, 4-8 Hours  $14.00, Over 8 Hours  $21.00
I am not sure if my office is a member of NCDVD, how can I find out?

Contact the National Office at [email protected] or via telephone at (631) 645-8210

Do priests need to bring their own alb and stole?

Yes please bring your own alb and stole. Coat racks will be provided in the Chapel area should you choose to leave your alb there for the week.

What is the dress code for the convention?

Business casual. Priests are asked to wear clerical dress for the keynote presentations and the closing banquet.

Will copies of the talks/workshops be available following the conference?

It is the policy of NCDVD not to record our presenters.

How do I obtain a press pass for the convention?

Contact the National Office at [email protected] or via telephone at (631) 645-8210.

Exhibitor Questions

What is the size of the exhibit space?

Exhibitors use table tops NOT booths. Tables are typically 72”x30”, draped, with two chairs.

How much does a table cost? How much is a 2nd table?

The cost of the first table is $400.00, and the second table is $150.00. NOTE: the number of “2nd tables” are very limited. Every effort is given to assure at least one spot per exhibitor before second tables are assigned.

How many of my representatives need to register for the convention?

ALL representatives who will be attending convention need to register at the member rate of $495.00. NOTE: With your required registration, you are entitled to attend keynotes, workshops, meals and nightly hospitality and airport transportation, (as noted in our Transportation Section)

How do I ship materials to the conference?

NCDVD will NOT be handling any of the shipping of materials to/from the conference. To ship materials, please see the hotel’s Exhibitor Form found HERE and be in contact the Scottsdale Hyatt at (480) 444-1234

How much will electricity cost for exhibitors?

If you wish to take advantage of this service, please contact the Scottsdale Hyatt at (480) 444-1234

How much will the Internet fee be for exhibitors?

If you wish to take advantage of this service, please contact the Scottsdale Hyatt at (480) 444-1234, as there will be complimentary wifi in your room but not on the exhibitor floor.

When can exhibitors set-up/take down?

All exhibitors can begin set up at 9:00 AM on Sunday, September 16th. Exhibitors are asked to break down prior to 4:00 PM on Thursday, September 20th.

As a sponsor I am entitled to a complimentary exhibit table; do I still need to register the table?

Yes. Please register as an exhibitor, ignoring the fee request. Second tables for a sponsor would cost $400.