Convention Highlights

Attendees to NUCA’s 2016 convention in Puerto Rico will enjoy both inspirational presentations as well as presentations that could affect a company’s bottom line. Our keynote speakers Dr. Natalie Stavas, named 2013 Bostonian of the Year for her heroic actions at the Boston Marathon bombing, and Former NFL Star and Cancer Survivor Merril Hoge will each share their unique stories about confronting and overcoming adversity and channeling that energy into important causes that help individuals cope with illness, loss, and grief.

Keynote Speakers – Sponsored by HD Supply Waterworks


Merril Hoge   |   “Finding a Way”

Dr. Natalie Stavas | “Running Towards Chaos”


Business Presentations

Economic Forecast with Anika Khan

Daniel T. Shumate | “What Happens When You’re Gone? Developing Emerging Managers to Run Your Company”

Optional Tours

All work and no play? No way! Choose from of an exciting variety of unique activities to get the most out of your Puerto Rican experience!

  • El Yunque Rainforest Hiking Tour
  • ATV Four Track Adventure
  • Bio-Bay Kayaking
  • Catamaran Sail and Snorkel with Buffet Lunch


Cardboard Boat Building Challenge & Lunch on the Beach

Experience team building in the best way possible: on the beach of El Conquistador’s own private island!


The 3-day convention also includes:

  • Table-Top Exhibits, (Featuring the Equipment, Materials, and Service History of our National Partners)
  • Educational Committees/Board Meetings
  • Gala and Awards Ceremony