RCA’s 28th Annual Conference
March 16 - 18, 2018
Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, TX 


Cost:
RCA Member Companies: One free registration, $199 each additional attendee
Non-member attendees: $299 each
Retailers: No charge
Architects: First registration from each organization, no charge; additional registrants $199
Registration coming soon!

Lodging:
Reserve through the SPECS room block click here.
 

Friday, March 16, 2018

6:00pm–8:00pm
Texan Station Sports Bar & Grill, Gaylord Texan
No-host Reception: Mix & Mingle with the RCA Board

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Main Conference Room: Grapevine Ballroom A, Gaylord Texan
8:00–8:30am

Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:30–8:40am

Welcome Remarks
Brad Bogart, RCA President

8:40–10:00am
Keynote​
Anirban Basu, Chairman & CEO, Sage Policy Group, Inc.
Anirban's presentation will provide detailed discussions of global, national and regional economies using the most up-to-date data available. Special attention will be invested in critical elements of economic life, including the performance of financial, labor, and real estate markets.
10:00–10:15am Break
10:15–10:30am
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Recognition of Sponsors & Member Benefit Providers
Phil Eckinger, RCA Board Member/Member Benefits & Sponsorship Chair
An overview of the companies that sponsor RCA and offer special programs and discounts for members. Attendees will have opportunities to meet with sponsor/member benefit provider representatives throughout the day.
10:30–11:45am Keynote​
Rich Chapman, Managing Director, Chartwell
11:45am–12:45pm Lunch Buffet
12:45–1:00pm Business Meeting
Brad Bogart, RCA President
Introduction of 2018-2021 Board Members; Recognition of Outgoing Board of Directors; State of the Association; Officer Transition

Hunter Weekes & Ray Catlin, Membership Chairs
Recognition of New Members
1:00–1:15pm Break
1:15–3:15pm Industry Topic Roundtables/Panel Discussion
3:15pm Closing Remarks/Adjourn
4:00–5:30pm
Austin 4-5

Owner's Event: Topic TBD
This event is open ONLY to RCA members with an ownership stake in their company.

Contact Carol@retailcontractors.org for information.

7:00–9:00pm
Mission Plaza

Networking Reception

Sunday, March 18, 2018

TBD Golf Outing
4:00–5:30pm
Fort Worth 5-6-7
Retailer Listening Event

To develop programs, materials, and messages to communicate the value of RCA membership to retailers, we are gathering a small group of retailers for an open exchange of ideas and an opportunity to network with fellow retailers in an intimate setting.

The session will be facilitated by RCA Advisory Board member. Attendees will be retailers only. NO CONTRACTORS WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE. No notes will be taken.

Contact Carol@retailcontractors.org for information

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