Board Members – Meeting and Convention Registration

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

6000 W Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL 34746


NCASEF Board Meeting

July 31, 2021 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm


August 1, 2021 – 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

(Meeting will begin promptly on Saturday morning, please plan your travel arrangements accordingly)

Room Rates: $179/night plus resort fee and taxes

Dress Code: Business Casual, Smart Casual

Getting here: The preferred airport for Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center is Orlando International Airport (MCO), which  is approximately 20 miles from the hotel. 

  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place

We invite you to attend the biggest NCASEF event of the year — the 45th Annual Convention and Trade Show! You’ll have so many opportunities to network, discuss issues affecting your stores and find new ways to boost profitability. This year’s event will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, located in Orlando, Florida.  Just minutes away from plenty of fun and entertaining places to make this the perfect family getaway. And it’s so affordable!  Registration is just $99 per person. 

Convention activities begin this year with a welcome reception on Sunday, August 1st.


On Monday, enjoy an exciting offsite to Kennedy Space Center.  The Visitor Complex is organized into Mission Zones where attractions and tours are grouped.  Learn about space exploration from the beginning to it’s current ongoing missions.  Visit U.S. Astronauts Hall of Fame, Heroes of Apollo, a Rocket Garden, see Astronaut Training Simulators with so much more to explore and experience!




Rounding up the event with a 5 minute shuttle ride to the Apollo/Saturn V Center where we will be have dinner under a full-sized Saturn V rocket.



NCASEF Chairman, Jay Singh will begin this year’s convention on Tuesday with the State of the Coalition address, followed by a Vendor Panel with the latest promotions, new products and trends from our valued vendors. Trade Show begins where you can check out the hundreds of booths featuring great merchandise, show deals and promotions and register to win this year’s grand prize drawing for new automobile.  The night closes with our Charity Night Gala with Live and Silent Auction and plenty of networking with colleagues, friends and vendors. 

On Wednesday, we’ll begin with breakfast and General Sessions, to include Legal Forum with Eric H. Karp, NCASEF General Counsel.  Then attend the trade show and don’t miss the Grand Banquet and Keynote Speaker.  We will announce the winners of the franchisee and vendor recognition awards and will present this year’s donation to Swim Across America as well as announce the winner of the Grand Prize Drawing for brand new automobile.

Board Meeting Registration deadline: 

Friday, July 2, 2021

If you need to make changes to your registration afterwards, please email or call 210-971-9211.

Questions? Contact John Riggio at J.R. Planners
262-394-5518 or email

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