NACA® National Convention - What's New for 2018?
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Welcome Ambassadors
Looking for assistance the first day of the Convention? Keep an eye out for Welcome Ambassadors located in the Hynes Convention Center to answer questions and guide you to check in.

Are you a returning staff delegate looking to volunteer? Email Courtney James at to volunteer to be a Welcome Ambassador!

Pre-Conference Tour Opportunities
Boston CityView Trolley Tours
Phone: (617) 363-7899
CITYVIEW offers you the best of historic Boston and The Freedom Trail! Fully narrated sightseeing by live tour guides. Hop on and off, see the sights, hear the history! You’ll enjoy our comfortable, padded seats, and our trolleys are all-weather. Buy online and save up to $10 per person. The tour is 1 hour round-trip and runs every 20-30 minutes

New Advisor Welcome
The Advisor Networks Coordinator is excited to meet each and every advisor coming to the conference! If you have any suggestions about what you would like to experience at the conference please email
Do you have a job you would like to advertise at nationals? There will be a job board separated by region to advertise your posting! Bring them to the advisor lounge when you arrive to the conference!
Save the Date(s)! Join us for the Advisor Welcome Party! Saturday, February 17th 3-3:45pm in room 208 of the convention center. You're also invited to Graduate Professionals and Advisors Do Ask Do Tell! on Tuesday, February 20th 12:30-1:30 during box lunch.

Graduate Student Initiatives
Meet @TheNACA Graduate Interns!
Saturday, February 17th from 3:00-3:45pm
This will be a time for all #NACA18 attendees, but particularly the graduate student attendees to meet the 2018 NACA National Graduate Interns.

Graduate Student Social
Sunday, February 18th starting at 9:45pm
Come hang out with other NACA Affiliated Graduate Students in the heart of Boston for a night of socializing and fun! (Location TBA)

The Associate Life - Interactive Discussion with Associates
This hour long session will consist of a moderated panel discussion with associates from all different backgrounds. You will be able to get a glimpse of what life is like as an associate, how associates become involved in the industry, what suggestions associates have for becoming involved with the industry and much more.

Are you a certified group fitness instructor?  Know anyone who is?  Maybe you have skills/training in another capacity to promote wellness?   Email Pierrie Jefferson at for your opportunity to facilitate a morning wellness session.

Educational Session Tracks
NACA wants to ensure everyone who attends the National Convention has a valuable and tangible learning experience. This year we will offer a variety of educational tracks geared towards new and experienced student leaders, graduate students, and new and experienced advisors. Curious about how to talk about your convention experience when you return back to your campus? We will cover that and more in these specialized tracks to help you get the most out of your NACA National Convention 2018 experience!

Block Booking Basics Packet
The Block Booking Basics packet is designed to help schools successfully participate in Block Booking.  Download and review the packet with your student delegation to make the most out of your block booking experience.

Nearby Places of Worship
This interactive map provides many places of worship within close proximity to the Hynes Convention Center.


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