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The National Club Conference, hosted by the National Club Association, is the definitive national forum for private club leadership, showcasing prominent thought leaders and solution providers at best-in-class facilities with extraordinary recreational and networking events.

Now in its 19th year, #ClubConf23 will be held  May 7-9, 2023, at the storied
Union League Club of Chicago

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At the 2023 National Club Conference, you will:

Learn, network, and engage with leaders from the private club industry.

Enjoy world-class education and facilities at the Union League Club of Chicago.

Build lasting connections with your colleagues from private clubs around the country.

Experience an unforgettable week in Chicago, with opportunities you can only have with the National Club Association.

The National Club Conference is the private club industry’s best event for connecting with peers across the private club community, and this year’s Conference agenda is more robust than ever, providing a wider array of presentations and events that will appeal to general managers, club presidents and board leaders equally. A carefully curated vendor showcase offers solutions from the industry’s top solutions providers as well.

Your registration includes featured events that include an amazing evening at the 2023 Excellence in Club Management® Awards Gala. Established in 1997, this annual awards program recognizes private club general managers, managers and chief operating officers who have exhibited outstanding skills in managing their clubs. The National Club Association co-sponsors these awards with McMahon Group.

The Conference will feature:

  • The Club Governance Symposium – a conference within a conference just for board leadership. Your club president and board members will learn, exchange information, meet and network with other leaders from around the country, better equipping them for success in their unique roles.
  • A beautiful day with club colleagues and friends on the links of Lake Shore Country Club during NCA ClubWorks Classic Golf Tournament.
  • ClubPAC reception Elections and elixirs are the focus of the ClubPAC Reception. NCA’s Government Relations Committee Chair Rob Smith and President & CEO Joe Trauger offer a shot and chaser, so to speak, on ClubPAC and legislative issues affecting private clubs.
  • The Excellence in Club Management® Awards Gala is the premier event of the private club industry year! Enjoy a sophisticated evening of awards, inspiration, and dinner and social time with friends. These annual awards recognize private club general managers and chief operating officers who have exhibited outstanding skills in managing their club.
  • Optional events that include tours, activities and inside looks at Chicago landmarks as only NCA can present.
  • A carefully curated Vendor Showcase featuring technologies, solutions and strategies your club can use for continued success in 2023 and beyond.

The National Club Conference brings to the stage speakers from around the U.S., including top business and club leaders. You’ll learn and be inspired by:

  • Nicholas Schreiber, Founder, Old Barnwell
  • Henry B. DeLozier, Partner, GGA Partners
  • Winners of the 2022 Excellence in Club Management Awards
  • Trevor Coughlan, Jonas, on the latest cyber security risks and strategies for clubs.
  • Leaders of club industry associations, including Joe Trauger, NCA; Jeff Morgan, Club Management Association of America; and others, in a one-of-a-kind summit for club community members.
  • And more–our full agenda will be released in early 2023; you won’t want to miss it!

Register Today. You don’t want to miss this one!