8th Annual Summer Symposium



Make plans today to join your colleagues for the Eighth Annual NCHCFA Summer Symposium.  The three-day event will be August 7-9, 2019 at the Embassy Suites Resort at Kingston Plantation, Myrtle Beach, SC.  Call the Embassy Suites Resort at (800) 876-0010 to reserve your overnight room. Use group code “NCC” to identify yourself as a NC Health Care Facilities Association Symposium attendee!

Important Information 

Please contact the Association office at (919) 782-3827 or allisond@nchcfa.org if you have any special needs such as special diet requirements, etc.  All educational sessions are subject to time, topic and/or speaker changes, as necessary.  Changes will be noted in Update weekly “Summer Symposium Highlights.”  Room temperatures are difficult to regulate in large settings so please bring a sweater/jacket if you are cold natured.


Registration Information

NCHCFA members should note that there is a reduced registration fee for registration forms received in the Association office on or before Friday, July 19, 2019.  Registration forms received after this date or at the door will be charged a higher registration fee.


All employees of a member/nonmember facility must register for a Full Summer Symposium Package.  An employee of a facility CANNOT register as a 2019 Trade Associate Member/Guest.  Registration for Symposium activities is as follows:


Full Summer Symposium Package

This comprehensive package includes all scheduled activities:  admission to all NCHCFA educational sessions, refreshment breaks/continental breakfast at educational sessions, Symposium packet and souvenir, admission into Chair's Welcoming Reception, “It's Not You, It's Your Brain” Lunch & Program, and NCHCFA Day at the Beach.


2019 Trade Associate Member/Guest Package

This package is intended for 2019 Trade Associate Members or the spouse/guest of a facility only.  Registration includes: Chair's Welcoming Reception, “It's Not You, It's Your Brain” Lunch & Program, and NCHCFA Day at the Beach.   This registration does not include entry into any educational sessions.


CEU Information

NC nursing home administrators can earn up to 11.5 hours of continuing education for all educational sessions. The North Carolina Health Care Facilities Association is a Registered Sponsor of continuing education with the NC State Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators.  Comments regarding the Registered Sponsor Course may be addressed to: NCBENHA, 3733 National Drive, Suite 110, Raleigh, NC 27612.


NCHCFA will issue a certificate of completion for up to 11.5 education contact hours for nurses.


This program has been submitted (but not yet approved) for continuing education forup to 11.5 total clock hours from National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards/National Continuing Education Review Service (NAB/NCERS).  Call NCHCFA at (919) 782-3827 for further information.


Cancellation Policies

Summer Symposium registration fees will be fully reimbursed for written cancellations made on or before Friday, July 19, 2019.  There will be a 50 percent processing fee for all cancellations made after Friday, July 19, 2019, but received on or before Friday, July 26, 2019.  No refunds will be available for cancellations made after Friday, July 26, 2019.


Hotel Reservations

Call the Embassy Suites Resort at Kingston Plantation today at (800) 876-0010 to reserve your overnight room.  Use group code “NCC” to identify yourself as an NCHCFA Symposium attendee.


To make your reservation online, click here!


Please note that when our room block is full, rooms will be on a first come, first served basis at prevailing published rates.  If you have any difficulties making a reservation please call the Association office at (919) 782-3827.



Dress for the Summer Symposium is business casual.


"Green" Initiative

NCHCFA has initiated a "green" electronic handout policy for NCHCFA educational events in 2019.  Printed handouts will no longer be available in notebooks attendees.  Handouts will be available online on NCHCFA's Website prior to the event and can also be downloaded and viewed on the mobile app prior to and during the event.  For those that do not wish to print their own materials, notebooks will be available to purchase for a minimal fee.  Password information to download handouts will be sent out when the presentations are posted, as well as details to purchase notebooks.


AIT - Special Registration

NCHCFA is excited to offer complimentary registration for individuals enrolled in the AIT program through the NCBENHA.  Register today and be sure to indicate that you are an AIT on the registration form. 


NCHCFA Summer Symposium App

The NCHCFA Summer Symposium App will provide all the information you need to get the most out of your Summer Symposium Experience.  Details will be sent to all attendees prior to the meeting with download instructions.  It will include the Summer Symposium schedule, session handouts, and lots more.  Be sure to provide your email address on the registration form. 


Smile!  You May Be in Photos!

By entering the event premises, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for promotional purposes, advertising, inclusion on Websites, social media, or any other purpose by NCHCFA.  Images, photos and/or videos may be used to highlight and/or promote similar NCHCFA events in the future.  You release NCHCFA, its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, video and/or sound recordings.  You waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, or other publication of these materials.

  • When

  • Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - Friday, August 9, 2019

  • Where

  • Embassy Suites Resort at Kingston Plantation
    9800 Queensway Blvd.
    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29572