2019 NCMATYC Conference – Caldwell CC

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The 31st NCMATYC Annual Conference

The 31st NCMATYC annual conference will be held at Caldwell CC in Hudson, North Carolina.  Stay tuned for updates.


Travel Grants: Closed.

Registration: Now open.

Use this link to register for the conference. Remember to pay, online or offline, after you fill out the registration form. https://goo.gl/forms/OGbNpdhji5knWKLY2

Lodging: Now Open.

There are four hotel choices in Hickory, NC and they are all right next to each other.

  1. All booked. Comfort Inn – They offer breakfast and state rate of $71.20. Must call to reserve (828)-754-2090.
  2. Crowne Plaza: This is the hotel that NCMATYC used in 2010.   They don’t offer a free continental breakfast but they have restaurant inside.  They do offer the state rate of $71.20. Click here to reserve NCMATYC Annual Conference – Crowne Plaza or call (828)-323-1000.  Be sure to bring your school ID at check in to confirm the state rate.
  3. Best Western: This hotel has rooms that you enter from the inside and outside.  Be sure to mention which you prefer when reserving. They do offer a free continental breakfast and they do offer the state rate of $71.20 for the exterior rooms and interior are $7 more.  Call (828)-323-1150 to reserve your room.
  4. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriot:  Nice hotel right next to Carrabas Italian restaurant. They do offer a free continental breakfast and their discounted rate is $119. Click here to reserve Book your group rate for NCMATYC Conference   or call (828)-431-3000.
  5. Hilton Garden Inn: Very nice hotel. They don’t offer a free continental breakfast but they do have restaurant inside.  Their discounted rate is $134.  Click here to reserve  or call (828)-327-1000.  Reservations need to be made by February 20th.

Presenters: Closed.

Socials: Wednesday and Thursday

Wednesday Evening Social Sponsored by McGraw Hill

It is the night before the conference. Come see friends you haven’t seen for awhile.

  • Name: Granite Falls Brewery
  • Time: 6:30 – 9:00
  • Location: 47 Duke St, Granite Falls, NC 28630
  • What: drinks and finger foods

Thursday Evening Social Sponsored by Pearson

After day one of the conference, come socialize and hang out with friends in the historic downtown of Lenoir.

  • Name: 1841 Cafe
  • Time: 6:30 – 9:00
  • Location: 117 Main St NW, Lenoir, NC 28645
  • What: drinks and finger foods

Vendors: Closed.

Tentative Schedule:

Thursday, March 7th

  • 7:30 – 9:00  Registration
  • 9:00 – 10:00  General Welcome
  • 10:00 – 10:30  Time to decide on first presentations and check out vendors
  • 10:30 – 12:30  Presentations
  • 12:30 – 1:30  Lunch
  • 1:15 – 2:15  Lunch Speaker
  • 2:15 – 3:00  NCMATYC Organization Meeting (Possible Door prizes)
  • 3:15 – 5:15  Presentations
  • 6:30 – 9:00  Evening Social

Friday, March 8th

  • 8:00 – 11:00  30 and 45 minute presentations
  • 11:00 – 11:45  Lunch
  • 11:30 – 12:30  Closing Speaker
  • 12:30 – 1:00  Announce Winners of Prizes and Contests