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51st NCBFAA Annual Conference

Fort Lauderdale Marriott
Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

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2024 NCBFAA Annual Conference 
Spouse/Guest Information

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida Beach

Click here for printable Spouse / Guest Program

Spouse/Guest FAQs & Program Highlights:


How can a registered Spouse/Guest participate?

Registered Spouse/Guests are invited to attend all social events (please note that Spouse/Guest attendees are not able to attend educational/industry-related sessions or work in Exhibitor booths). Those who have joined NCBFAA for past Conferences know that the special friendships made during the Spouse/Guests events are memorable, as veteran attendees focus on meeting new attendees and helping them enjoy all that Fort Lauderdale and the Conference have to offer. There are Spouse/Guests activities each day, and all are encouraged to attend every evening function.

Where else can spouses and guests get together?

On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., there will be a reserved table at the hotel restaurant, Riva, for spouses and guests to gather. From Sunday - Wednesday, the NCBFAA Hospitality Area will be open various hours for spouses and guests to enjoy and relax.

What programs are available for Spouse/Guests to register for?
  • Sunday: Golf tournament (additional cost - $125)  OR  Sunday: Water Taxi Tour (additional cost - $35)
  • Sunday - Wednesday: NCBFAA Hospitality Area (various hours)
  • Monday: Spouse/Guest Meet & Greet
  • Monday: Spouse/Guest President's Reception, hosted by Billy Fields & Lisa James
  • Monday - Wednesday: Breakfast at Riva
  • Tuesday: Jewelry Making with NCBFAA Member, Tina Jansen  OR  Spa Day ($75 spa credit provided; additional fees may apply)
  • Wednesday: Private Cabana

Please note: Select your Spouse/Guest's desired program options when registering for the Conference. For a step-by-step guide on how to register your Spouse/Guest, click here.

Activity Highlights:

|  Sunday, April 14th  | Golf Tournament |  9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.   |


This year's Golf Tournament will take place at the Jacaranda Golf Club. The bus to the golf course will depart from the hotel at 7:45 a.m. and will return at 2:00 p.m. to the hotel. Please note that there will be no registration cancellations after April 1st, and there will be no registrations or changes in golf foursomes after April 3rd.


|  Sunday, April 14th  | Water Taxi Tour |  10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.  |


The Water Taxi will pick you up from the nearest stop at 1001 Seabreeze Blvd., which is approximately a 10-minute walk from the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa property. You can get on or off of the Water Taxi at any of its numerous stops. Highlights of the Water Taxi's route include Birch State Park and the shops and restaurants at Las Olas.


Florida Water Taxi


|  Monday, April 15th  |  Spouse/Guest Meet & Greet Orientation  |  9:00 - 10:00 A.M.  |


We will provide all of the information you could want to know about the Fort Lauderdale area, to help you make the most out of your stay, as well as a welcome mimosa to start off the Annual Conference. There will also be a raffle. You must be present to win the raffle.

| Monday, April 15th | Spouse/Guest President's Reception, hosted by Billy Fields & Lisa James| 3:00 - 5:00 P.M. |


This is a chance to meet and socialize with other Spouses/Guests.

AC22 First Timer's Reception


| Tuesday, April 16th | Jewelry Making with NCBFAA Member, Tina Jansen | 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. |


Join NCBFAA member Tina Jansen for a fun afternoon of making your own jewelry. Tina will provide materials (including holiday-themed beads) and tutorials for how to make your own pieces of jewelry. Refreshments will also be served. 



| Tuesday, April 16th | Spa Day | 9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. |


Discover an exceptional fusion of spa and wellness at The Spa. This unique spa retreat located in Fort Lauderdale offers you personalized programs that infuse life with a greater sense of vitality. Discover the motivating kick-start of a new, evidence-based approach to nutrition and exercise, designed to transform you from the inside out. Call the Spa at (954) 765-3032 or click here to make a reservation. The Spa recommends that a reservation be made at least two weeks in advance. Without a reservation, the Spa may not be able to accommodate you. For more information, click here.

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa


| Wednesday, April 17th | Private Cabana | 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M. | 


NCBFAA will provide the Spouse/Guest attendees with a shared private poolside cabana. Amenities include 1 bed, 2 lounges, 2 chairs 2 pillows, 32” flat screen TV, towels, and food & beverage service from Sea Level Restaurant!

Poolside Cabana