2019 District 5 Conference

Oct. 6 - 8, 2019
Manhattan, Kansas


Big Ideas in the Little Apple

Need big ideas? Connect with your District 5 colleagues for two days of Big Ideas in the Little Apple! Learn some new tricks and recharge your creative batteries as we become better marketing and public relations professionals.

This year’s conference will be held at the boutique Bluemont Hotel in heart of Manhattan, Kansas where you’ll experience college town charm, sensational shopping and delicious dining. Surrounded by the nation’s most fertile soil and abundant grasslands, Manhattan restaurants have perfected farm-to-table dining and grain-to-glass brewing.

See you in Manhattan! 


Conference Fee

$250  per member

* Includes access to full conference, two breakfasts, one lunch, Medallion Awards dinner and Rock-a-Belly social hour. 

Guest Ticket*
$30  Medallion Awards Dinner (for GUESTS only)

*Attendees may pay for additional guests to attend the Medallion Awards dinner with advance payment. The Medallion Awards dinner is included in conference registration fee for NCMPR members. Purchases must be made by Friday, Sept. 27. 

Note: You must be a member of NCMPR before registering for the conference. Learn more about membership HERE.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing on or before Sept. 16, 2019. NCMPR will issue a refund of the conference fee, minus a $75 administrative fee. Email requests to the District 5 Director. Substitutions are gladly accepted. No refunds will be granted for requests made after the deadline. For special circumstances (family or medical emergencies) that arise after the deadline, NCMPR will issue a full refund with proper documentation.


Jeff Ebbing
District 5 Director
Southeastern Community College, IA
(319) 208-5060


 Hotel Reservations

The Bluemont Hotel
1212 Bluemont Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone: 785-473-7091 (reference code: NACMPR19)

*Select Group Login; enter Group ID (NACMPR19)
and Password (nacmpr). 

Room Rate: $109 per night* (plus applicable taxes)

Reservation Cutoff: Sept. 13

NCMPR District 5 has blocked a limited number of rooms at the special group rate. This guarantees the rate but not availabiity. The room block may fill earlier than the deadline. Make your reservation EARLY!

For more information about Manhattan, visit:

Manhattan Convention Visitors Bureau

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