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Tuesday, Apr. 17
7:00am NCF Eye of Tiger 5K Run Philadelphia Museum of Art 
10:00am - 5:00pm Registration Convention Center
noon - 4:00pm NATCA Classes Convention Center
6:00pm - 9:00pm Opening Reception  National Constitution Center
Wednesday, Apr. 18
TBD Convention Business Convention Center
7:00pm - 11:00pm NCF Solidarity Event  Eastern State Penitentiary
Thursday, Apr. 19
TBD Convention Business Convention Center
Regional Dinners Various Locations
Friday, Apr. 20
TBD Convention Business Convention Center
7:00pm - 11:00pm Closing Banquet Reading Terminal Market
More info & register here.    


Hotel Rooms Filling Fast! Book Yours Today

If you have not already done so, please reserve your hotel room as soon as possible. Hotel rooms are not automatically booked when you register for Convention. We have three hotels to choose from: the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown, the Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square, and the Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center. Please click here to see information on each hotel, along with links to book your rooms. Rooms are filling fast at each of the three hotels and there are a limited number of rooms at each of the hotels. Once NATCA's reserved hotel rooms are fully booked, no additional rooms will be added and you will have to find your own accommodations!

Register Now for Events, Get Best Prices

We have four evening events in Philadelphia that require advance registration: our Opening Reception on Tuesday, April 17 from 6-9 p.m. at the National Constitution Center, the NATCA Charitable Foundation (NCF) Solidarity Event on Wednesday, April 18 from 7-11 p.m. at Eastern State Penitentiary, the Regional Dinners on Thursday, April 19 starting at 7 p.m. at various locations, and the Closing Banquet on Friday, April 20 from 7-11 p.m. at Reading Terminal Market. The Solidarity Event and the Closing Banquet also require advance payment with your registration. Learn more and register today.

American Airlines Offering Discount on Travel to PHL

We are pleased to announce that American Airlines is sponsoring our opening reception on Tuesday, April 17! As part of this partnership, American is offering a 7% discount code for NATCA 17th Biennial Convention attendees to apply to their air travel to and from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). If you have not yet booked your airline tickets and would like to travel on American, use promo code 9748EE at time of purchase. Travel must be between April 10-25. Visit

NCF Helping Rebuilding Together Philadelphia

The Philadelphia 17th Biennial Convention Committee and the NATCA Charitable Foundation (NCF) are teaming up with Rebuilding Together Philadelphia to repair and rebuild multiple homes, on a block in the city, to assist lower income families. They hope to raise $10,000 to sponsor a home. The committee plans to roll up their sleeves, grab hammers, and get to work on April 6, 7 & 8. Learn more.

History Lessons

Join us as we take a look back at the first 16 NATCA Biennial Conventions, starting with the founding convention in 1986. Read more.