2021 District 4 Conference

Oct. 21 - 23, 2021
Hot Springs, Arkansas

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WANTED: Visual Storytellers

You’re wanted at the District 4 conference set in historic Hot Springs, Arkansas. 

Rated #1 as an Emerging Travel City by Priceline, Hot Springs is a city renowned for its thermal springs where for centuries explorers and visitors from around the world have flocked to bathe in the healing waters. Being the blueprint for America's National Parks is not the only intriguing part of this city's history. It's colorful past includes being a popular hangout for mafia legends such as Al Capone, the boyhood home of President Bill Clinton, and the birthplace of Major League Baseball spring training.

A hidden gem within the Hot Springs National Park, Hotel Hot Springs blends home comfort and modern features with redesigned contemporary rooms. The hotel's centralized location is perfect for guests looking to experience historic Bathhouse Row being within walking distance of the historic downtown area. 

If you can’t make a getaway to Hot Springs, we’ve got you covered! You’ll be able stream all of the sessions online including Medallions and Awards of Excellence ceremonies, keynotes and breakout sessions. 

Whether you’re joining us in-person or online, shine up your wingtips, pack your favorite fedora and join us as we learn the best methods to help our institutions hit the student success jackpot.   

Conference Program

Conference Fees

Registration  (both in-person* and virtual**)

  • $275  Early Bird (paid by Oct. 1)  
  • $300  Regular (paid after Oct. 1)   

* In-Person attendance includes live access to full conference, a Hot Springs field trip, two breakfasts, two lunches, a Medallion Awards reception and dinner, an after-hours event in Hot Springs, networking with your peers and access to recorded versions of all conference presentations after the conference.

** Virtual attendance includes live access to keynote speeches, Medallion Awards reception, Awards of Excellence presentation, Peer and Simple podcast interview, access to the Exhibitors virtual booth and access to recorded versions of all conference presentations during and after the conference.

One-Day Conference*

  • $150  Regular In-Person (Friday, Oct. 22)
  • $150  Regular In-Person (Saturday, Oct. 23)

*One-day regular in-person registration includes access to conference programming and meals that day.

Guest Ticket
$50  Medallion Dinner Guest*

*Medallion dinner included with attendee registration; tickets for guests only.

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 Oct. 8, 2021. NCMPR will issue a refund of the conference fee, minus a $75 administrative fee. Email requests to the District 4 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. 


Matt Radcliffe
District 4 Director
Pikes Peak Community College
(719) 502-2022

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Hotel Reservations

Hotel Hot Springs
305 Malvern Avenue
Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901
Phone: (501) 623-6600 

Room Rate: 

  • $119 single per night (plus applicable taxes and fees)
  • $129 double (plus applicable taxes and fees)

Reservation Cutoff: Oct. 14

NCMPR District 4 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 so make your reservation EARLY!