2018 Annual Meeting Registration

NACD is heading to Music City in January for our 72nd Annual Meeting, and we hope you’ll join us for  the opportunity to network with landowners, partnering organizations, companies, and government agencies! As a meeting attendee, you’ll discover emerging technologies, services, and programs; engage in professional development; participate in forums discussing natural resource issues and legislation; develop strategies for education and outreach; and influence conservation policy.

Registration is on-site only at this time. Please do not fax or mail any registration forms.

Important Dates

December 15, 2017: Early bird registration ends
January 12, 2018: Registration is on-site only; deadline for cancellations and substitutions
January 27, 2018: Registration opens at the Gaylord Opryland

For tour information, including prices and detailed descriptions, please click here.

Please DO NOT mail or fax registration forms after January 12, 2018; after this date, you must register on-site.

Registration fees 

Registration Type Early Bird (before 12/15/2017) Regular (12/15 – 1/12) Onsite (after 1/12/2018)
Regular Registration $460 $510 $565
Regular Registration & Appreciation Dinner Ticket $525 $580 $635
Single Day Registration (Mon/Tues/Wed) $390 $390 $390
Spouse Registration
must be in addition to a regular registration
$165 $165 $165
Spouse Registration & Appreciation Dinner Ticket
must be in addition to a regular registration
$225 $225 $225

Registration Policies

Conference registration includes: entry into the Conservation Expo; NACD General and Concurrent Sessions; Monday’s Leadership Lunch, Live Auction; NACD Training Sessions and Workshops. All events require badge for entry.

Early Bird registration is defined as registration and payments received before December 15, 2017.

Regular Registration begins December 15, 2017 and ends January 12, 2018.

Special Assistance Needs: If you have any needs addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or dietary requirements, please contact Kimberly Uldricks at 202-547-6223 or by email kimberly-uldricks[at] by January 12, 2018, so that we can accommodate your request.

Registration Cancellation Policies

Refund/Substitution Policy: Cancellations, substitutions and requests for refund must be submitted in writing to kimberly-uldricks[at] before January 12, 2018 in order to receive a refund. An administrative processing fee of $100 will be deducted. Partial refunds of registration fees after January 12, 2018 will not be refunded except in extenuating circumstances that are clearly beyond the control of the registrants, such as airport or road closures for weather or extreme immediate family emergencies. In this case a written request must be provided. All approved refunds will be processed within six to eight weeks after the meeting. For questions regarding your refund, please contact Kimberly Uldricks at 202-547-6223 X 108 or by email at kimberly-uldricks[at] Returned checks are subject to a $50 administrative fee.

NACD’s 2018 Annual Meeting will be held in Nashville, Tennessee, at the Gaylord Opryland from January 27 – 31, 2018. The room rate is $199 per night plus tax. To reserve a room, click here, or call 1-888-777-6779  and identify yourself as part of the NACD group rate.

NACD has secured an additional room block at the Hyatt Place Nashville/Opryland January 26 through February 1 for $174 per night. To make a reservation, click here or call 615-872-0422 and dial extension 3 for reservations – ask to make a reservation in the “NACD overflow” block or use the group code “G-NACD” and ask for an email confirmation. A complimentary shuttle to and from the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center will be available for guests staying at the Hyatt Place Nashville/Opryland.

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