Convention 2020 Registration

 

Updates are being added daily - please check back for hotel reservations, speakers, schedule, vendors, Sunday auction rules!

Speakers, hotel reservation page, Vendors, Sunday auction rules, James J White Conservation fund links added.

NEC 2020 Convention Registration Packages

Please email your club affiliation for your nametag to NECConventionChair at gmail.com
 

Cancellation Policy:  Registration cancellations on or before April 2, 2020.

All clothing items purchased MUST be paid for.  There are no exceptions to this policy!

"Add to Cart" any item. Click "Continue shopping" in Shopping Cart to buy an additional items. 
 


Please register online if you are planning on attending the convention.
We can not guarantee meals for walk-in attendees.

Keynote presentations - Friday night dinner, Saturday breakfast, and Saturday banquet buffet -
are reserved for attendess who purchase those meal tickets.

Early Special Package: (See menus below)   $130.00 ($173.00 value)

  • Full registration to all regular speaker presentations
  • Friday night Kickoff with dinner buffet and Keynote Speaker
  • Saturday breakfast buffet with Keynote Speaker and Club Awards
  • Saturday night banquet buffet with cash bar, Keynote Speaker,
  • and Betty Mueller Lifetime Award Presentation
  • Friday and Saturday night Hospitality Social
  •  Sunday auction bidder/vendor card fee waived
  • Entry to Vendor Room

Early Registration: (See menus below)   $75.00 ($87.00 value)

  • Full registration to all regular speaker presentations
  • Saturday breakfast buffet with Keynote Speaker and Club Awards
  • Friday and Saturday night Hospitality Social
  •  Sunday auction bidder/vendor card fee waived
  • Entry to Vendor Room

Early non-NEC special package: (See menus below) $140.00 ($173.00 value)

  • Full registration to all regular speaker presentations
  • Friday night kickoff with dinner buffet and Keynote Speaker
  • Saturday breakfast buffet with Keynote Speaker and Club Awards
  • Saturday night banquet buffet with cash bar, Keynote Speaker,
  • and Betty Mueller Lifetime Award Presentation
  • Friday and Saturday night Hospitality Social
  • Sunday auction bidder/vendor card fee waived
  • Entry to Vendor Room

Early non-NEC registration: (See menus below) $85

  • Full registration to all regular speaker presentations
  •  Saturday breakfast buffet with Keynot Speaker and Club Awards
  • Friday and Saturday night Hospitality Social
  • Sunday auction/bidder card fee waived
  • Entry to Vendor Room

A la carte meals:  (See menus below)

Friday night Convention Kickoff with buffet dinner and Keynote Speaker   $39.00

"Friday a la carte dinner"

Saturday buffet breakfast with Keynote Speaker and and Club Awards   $25.00

"Saturday a la carte breakfast"

Saturday night banquet buffet with cash bar, Keynote Speaker, and Betty Mueller Lifetime Award Presentation            $47.00

"Saturday a la carte banquet"


Shirts - Sapphire with 45th Annual Convention Logo embroidered in White
(Available for online purchase until April 2, 2020.  After that date, a limited 
number and sizes of T-shirts only will be available for purchase at the convention.)

 

     

T- shirts  

  • S-M-L-XL   $20.00
  • 2XL - 3XL  $23.00

Polo shirts

  •  S-M-L- XL   $30.00
  • 2XL -3XL    $33.00

Convention T-shirts:

Sizes

Convention Polo shirts:

Sizes


Donations

NEC Patron - support of the NEC and the annual convention

James J White Memorial Conservation Fund - support of a conservation organization

NEC Patrons
https://northeastcouncil.org/basic-page/nec-patrons-0

James J White Memorial Conservation Fund
https://northeastcouncil.org/basic-page/james-j-white-memorial-conservat...

 


Buffet Menus

Friday Mediterranean Buffet Dinner
Included in Special Registration and a la carte

Tomato & Fresh Mozzarella Salad with Fresh Basil
Tossed Ceasar Salad, Hummus with Pita
Chicken  Cacciatore
Seasoned Baked Cod
Sliced Beef with Herbs Provence
Orzo with Spinach and Tomato
Farm Fresh Vegetables and Che'fs Starch Selection
Fresh Focaccia and Creamery Butter
Assorted Mini Pastries
Assorted Soft Drinks
Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee
Specialty Teas served with Honey and Lemon

 

Saturday Rise and Shine Breakfast Buffet
Included in both Registrations and a la carte

Yogurt with Granola
Granola Bars
Cinnamon Oatmeal
Fresh Fruit Salad
Assorted Fresh Bagels, Muffins, Danish and Croissants
served with Accompaniments
Fluffy Scrambled Eggs
Pancakes
Crisp Bacon
Assorted Cereals with Milk
Breakfast Potatoes
Assorted Juice Carafes (Apple, Cranberry & Orange)
Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee
Assorted Flavored Teas served with Honey and Lemon

 

Saturday Banquet Buffet Dinner
Included in the Special Package and a la carte

Tossed Salad
Tortellini Sundried Tomato and Pesto Salad
Caesar Style Salad
Chicken Picatta
Grilled Salmon Filet
Sliced Herb Crusted Pork Loin
Farm Fresh Seasonal Vegetables and Chef's Starch Selection
Fresh Dinner Rolls and Creamery Butter
Assorted Cakes and Pastries
Assorted Soft Drinks
Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee
Specialty Teas served with Honey and Lemon
 


 

Speakers

Confirmed (to date)

Mike Hellweg

https://northeastcouncil.org/speaker/hellweg-mike

 

Anthony Mazaroll

https://northeastcouncil.org/speaker/mazeroll-dr-anthony

 

Greg Sage

https://northeastcouncil.org/speaker/sage-greg

 

Les Kaufman

https://northeastcouncil.org/speaker/kaufman-les

 

Ted Coletti

https://northeastcouncil.org/speaker/coletti-ted

 

 

Joe Ferdenzi

https://northeastcouncil.org/speaker/ferdenzi-joe

 

 

Karen Pattist

https://northeastcouncil.org/speaker/pattist-karen

 

 

 

Speaker Sponsors

To become a Speaker sponsor, please click the "Become a Speaker Sponsor" at the bottom of the page.

To view our speaker sponsors:

https://northeastcouncil.org/basic-page/speaker-sponsors

 


 

Convention Schedule

This year, each of the speakers have one SOLO presentation,

a first for the NEC Convention!

We have an exciting set of presentations given

by well-respected speaker

Updates for the "TBD" talks are coming soon, so please check back again in a few days' time.

 

https://northeastcouncil.org/basic-page/nec-2020-convention-schedule

 

 


 

Vendors and Exhibitors

To see our table fees, please click on "Become a Vendor" at the bottom of the page.

 

https://northeastcouncil.org/vendors/zoo-med

 

 

https://northeastcouncil.org/vendors/kje-aquatics-0

 

https://northeastcouncil.org/vendors/south-central-cichlids

 

https://northeastcouncil.org/vendors/chriss-fishes

 

 

https://northeastcouncil.org/vendors/african-outlet-and-cichlids

 

 

https://northeastcouncil.org/vendors/harris-wonderland

 

 

https://northeastcouncil.org/vendors/amazonas-magazine

 

 

 


 

Hotel Accommodations

https://northeastcouncil.org/basic-page/hilton-garden-nec-2020-0

 


Convention Sponsors and Donors

To become a sponor or donor, please click on "Become a Sponsor or Donor" at the bottom of the page.
 


Sunday Auction Rules

To view our Sunday Auction rules, and download a vendor form
and the list of plants not pernitted for sale in CT,

please click on "Sunday Auction Rules" at the bottom of the page.