Request for Proposals: 2024 NCCAA Annual Training Conference

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - Friday, May 10, 2023

Harrah's Cherokee Resort, Cherokee, NC

NCCAA appreciates your interest in facilitating a workshop at the 2024 NCCAA Annual Training Conference. The information you provide below will be used in promotional materials for the 2024 conference, as well as in the conference program book if your proposal is accepted. Please read and complete this form in its entirety to confirm all details and possible provisions needed for your presentation. The last day to submit your proposal is Friday, January 19, 2024. You will be notified the following week if your submission has been approved and will be used at the upcoming conference. Thank you for your interest in helping to strengthen North Carolina's Community Action network as we work to increase the capacity of our Agencies across NC.

Presenter Info

* Name of presenter:
* Title of presenter (program coordinator, executive director, etc.):
* Name of presenter agency or organization:
* Presenter mailing address:
* Presenter email address:
* Presenter telephone:
* Brief Bio: (120 words max)
Bio Cont:

Co-presenter 1 Info

Name of co-presenter 1:
Name of co-presenter 1 agency or organization:
Title of co-presenter 1 (program coordinator, executive director, etc.):
Co-presenter 1 mailing address:
Co-presenter 1 email address:
Co-presenter 1 telephone:
Co-presenter 1 bio: (120 words max)
Co-presenter 1 bio cont.:

Co-presenter 2 Info*

*If you have more than 2 co-presenters, please email any additional presenter info to [email protected]

Name of co-presenter 2:
Name of co-presenter 2 agency or organization:
Title of co-presenter 2 (program coordinator, executive director, etc.):
Co-presenter 2 mailing address:
Co-presenter 2 email address:
Co-presenter 2 telephone:
Co-presenter 2 bio: (120 words max)
Co-presenter 2 bio cont.:

Session/Workshop Info

* Session/Workshop Title:
* Session Description: (500 characters max)
Session Description Cont.:
Session Description Cont.:
* Learning Outcomes: (50 words max)

Presenter Photos: 

Please email an electronic copy of the presenter's and co-presenters head shot photo within one week from the submission date to:

[email protected]

* Please respond YES below to acknowledge that you have read and understand the above statement regarding presenter photos.

Laptop Computers and Internet:

Computers and internet are NOT provided in meeting rooms. If you are presenting a session that requires the use of a computer, you must supply your own laptop computer or equivalent. Mac users are required to bring their own adaptor cords. Internet connections can be ordered at your expense.

* Please select an option below regarding the Laptop Computers and Internet statement above.

Standard set-up in all rooms:

1 screen

Power package= table and computer cords

Room set up: Classroom unless otherwise specified


Please note in the "comments" section below if you require presentation equipment not listed above, for example: 

LCD projector (*Limited number of LCD projectors available on a first-come, first-served basis. You are encouraged to bring your own for your convenience.) 

Flip chart and markers


Other (please specify):


1) There is a limited number of presentation equipment available, please note that all additional requests may result in additional costs to the presenter.

2) If requesting an LCD Projector, you must provide your own laptop.

3) On-site audiovisual requests are not accepted.

* Please select an option below regarding the Standard set-up in all rooms statement above.
List additional equipment and/or materials below:


You will be expected to check in at the Conference Registration Desk at least 30-minutes prior to your session(s). Staff will be available to assist you with any of your needs.

At the Registration Desk you will receive:

- Speaker Conference Badge

- Conference Glance Agenda

- A packet of Evaluation Forms (1 per session) Please use only those provided and return

them to the desk upon conclusion of your workshop.


Your target audience will consist of NCCAA Executive Directors, Administrators, Weatherization Professionals, Staff, Board members and nonprofit leaders from North Carolina who are dedicated to poverty alleviation. For more information about NCCAA visit: 

Please make every effort to create an engaging and "fresh" approach for conference stakeholders. Presenters are also encouraged to integrate a "collaborative learning" experience in their delivery systems and technology to engage the audience.

You are encouraged to send an electronic copy of your presentation materials/handouts for posting on the NCCAA website. If you are submitting a proposal for a breakout/workshop session (not a plenary session) and you want to provide handouts for attendees, you will be responsible for providing those materials yourself for session attendees.


The 2024 NCCAA Annual Conference will have COVID-19 safety protocols in place. Please confirm your willingness to adhere to safety protocols. Additional details regarding the specific protocols will be shared prior to the event.

* I understand that I will be asked to adhere to COVID-19 safety measures while at the 2024 NCCAA Annual Conference

Hotel Reservations

If lodging is needed, you will be responsible for making your hotel reservation. If the conference committee accepts your proposal, hotel details will be made available to you. You are encouraged to make your reservation quickly if your proposal is accepted.

Presenter Acknowledgement:

I understand my presentation should be educational and informative in nature and my participation as a speaker at the NCCAA 2024 Annual Conference is not an open forum for me to make a "sales pitch" about my company or product. Conference management and attendees may evaluate my performance. I understand that NCCAA may use my name, likeness, and presentation materials for publicizing and posting on the conference website for the benefit of NCCAA membership.

* Please select Yes below to acknowledge that you have read and understood the above statement.