2019 Convention Schedule of Events

Monday, August 5th

1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Franchisee and Vendor Registration
Location: Main Lobby of Convention Center

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Opening Cocktail Reception With Live Music and Appetizers outdoors with multiple Mobile Food Concessions
Location: The Cove at Long Beach Convention Center

Tuesday, August 6th

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Franchisee and Vendor Registration
Location: Main Lobby of Convention Center

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Trade Show Vendor Setup
Location: Long Beach Convention Center Hall A

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Location: Long Beach Convention Center Grand Ballroom

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
A Day at Disney
Enjoy an exciting Day at Disney with the whole family, including character encounters, lots of new attractions, shopping, dining and much more! Transportation will be provided.

9:00 a.m. – Buses depart for A Day at Disney from Long Beach Convention Center
8:00 p.m. – Buses begin returning to Hyatt Regency, Renaissance and Westin Hotels
11:00 p.m. –
Last bus leaves Disneyland and returns to Hyatt Regency, Renaissance and Westin Hotels

Wednesday, August 7th

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Location: Long Beach Convention Center Grand Ballroom

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
Trade Show Vendor Setup
Location: Long Beach Convention Center Hall A

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Franchisee and Vendor Registration
Location: Main Lobby of Convention Center

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
State of the Coalition Address
Jay Singh, Chairman, NCASEF and Executive Officers (Franchisees Only)
Location: Long Beach Convention Center Grand Ballroom

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
“Franchisees ARE the Brand” Trade Show
Participate to receive entries to the multi-prize raffle, including the Mercedes GLA Crossover SUV Grand Prize giveaway!
Location: Long Beach Convention Center Hall A

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
A Night on the Queen Mary
Featuring food, drinks, entertainment and tours! Music by I DJ Productions

6:45 p.m. – Buses to the Queen Mary begin departing from Hyatt Regency, Renaissance and Westin Hotels
10:00 p.m. – Buses begin returning to Hyatt Regency, Renaissance and Westin Hotels

(Franchisees, Sponsors and Registered Exhibitors with Full Access Badges Only)

Thursday, August 8th

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Location: Long Beach Convention Center Grand Ballroom

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Franchisee and Vendor Registration
Location: Main Lobby of Convention Center

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Legal Forum with NCASEF General Counsel Eric Karp and Attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan
Capitol Lobbying Updates, Advocacy Consultant Keith Miller
Location: Long Beach Convention Center Grand Ballroom

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
“Franchisees ARE the Brand” Trade Show
Participate to receive entries to the multi-prize raffle, including the Mercedes GLA Crossover SUV Grand Prize giveaway!
Location: Long Beach Convention Center Hall A

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception
Location: Long Beach Convention Center Grand Ballroom

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Grand Banquet and Charity Night with Keynote Speaker
Live and Silent Auctions
Franchisee Recognition Awards
Vendor Recognition Awards
Charitable Donation to Swim Across America
Coca-Cola Sweepstakes Grand Prize Winner Announcement
Mercedes GLA Crossover SUV Grand Prize Giveaway!
Location: Long Beach Convention Center Grand Ballroom

(Franchisees, Sponsors and Registered Exhibitors with Full Access Badges Only)

10:00 pm – Midnight
Music and Dancing with I DJ Productions