What Is Board Meeting?

The purpose of the NCGCC Board Meeting is to plan for the upcoming year’s convention and to handle any outstanding business and organizational matters.  Attendance is mandatory for all organizational department heads, officers and board members. The meeting is open to anyone who is interested in attending public (non-closed) sessions. A musical event and luncheon is usually included in the meeting agenda.

2017 Union Assessments
Board Meeting Registration

National Board Meeting

March 23-25, 2017
Orleans Las Vegas, 4500 W Tropicana Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89103
Direct: (702) 365-7111
Reservations:  (800) 675- 3267

Airport: McCarran International Airport (LAS)

Start Date: Thursday, March 23

End Date: Saturday, March 25

Schedule: schedule below

Sleeping Room Hotel:

Orleans Hotel
4500 Tropicana Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV
702-365- 7111 – direct to hotel
800-675- 3267 – reservations


Sleeping Room Rates:

Monday, March 20 thru Thursday, March 23 ($48 per night + 12% tax + $17.91 resort fee = $71.67 per night)
Friday, March 24 and Saturday March 25 ($119 per night + 12% tax + $17.91 resort fee = $151.19 per night)

Transportation From The Airport

The Orleans Hotel does not offer an airport shuttle. However, the following commercial shuttles are available and located outside of baggage claim at McCarran International Airport. Shuttle times and prices listed here are subject to change without notice. Shuttles operate seven days a week.

Operates 24 hours daily. Please call 702-739- 7990 for more information. $13-17 Round Trip

Operates 24 hours daily. Please call 702-920- 3186 for more information. $20 Round Trip

Operates 24 hours daily. Please call 702-895- 9976 for more information. $13 -$17 Round Trip

Please call 702-444- 1234 for more information. $15 – $18 Round Trip

NOTE: All Meetings will take place at the Gold Coast Hotel (1.5 miles away).

Shuttle service from Orleans Hotel to the Gold Coast is available and will run 24 hours each day.

Gold Coast Hotel
4000 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103
Board Meeting Room – Gold Coast Hotel, Salon S

All NCGCC Meetings will take place at the Gold Coast Hotel.

Scooters & Wheel Chair Rentals

Mobility Scooters and Wheel Chair Rentals are available from SCOOTER BUGS at the Orleans Hotel for 2017 NCGCC National Board Meeting in Las Vegas, NV.


MOBILITY SCOOTERS                                            WHEELCHAIRS

(1 Day)       $    45.00                                                 (1 Day)          $   20.00

(2 Days)           80.00                                                 (2 Days)             30.00

(3 Days)         100.00                                                 (3 – 4 Days)       40.00

(4 Days)         110.00                                                  (5 – 7 Days)      45.00

(5 – 7 Days)   130.00

To reserve a scooter or wheel chair you should make your reservation one month and or no later than one week prior to your scheduled arrival date.  Mobility Scooters and Wheelchairs should be picked up and returned to the Bellman Station.

To make reservations call SCOOTER BUGS @ 702.736.4399.  If you can’t reach them at the number listed previously please call the Orleans Hotel @ 702.365.7111 and ask the Operator to connect you with the Bellman for scooter or wheelchair Rental. If you have any questions or concerns call Ora Ray 314.721.4115 or 314.591.3337


Thursday, March 23

9:30 am – 12:00 pm – Board of Directors Meeting

12:00 – 2:00 pm – Registration

2:00 pm – Official start of National Board Meeting General Session

7:00 pm – Meeting ends

8:00 pm – Please clear the room

Friday, March 24

9:15 am – 11:15 am – Board of Directors Meeting

11:15 am – Registration

11:45 am –General Session

1:15 pm – Lunch

2:30 pm – General Session

6:30 pm – Meeting ends

7:00 pm – Stellar Award Pre-Show

8:00 pm – Please clear the room

Saturday, March 25

8:30 am – 11:00 am – General Session

11:00 am – Board Meeting Ends

11:00 am – Stellar Radio Announcers Awards Ceremony

12:00 pm – Please clear room

6:00 pm – Stellar Awards

Prayer for Our Board Meeting on March 15th

Please begin now praying for our Board Meeting and join us in prayer on Wednesday, March 15 midnight to noon prior to Board Meeting. As you pray, please use the following supportive scriptures. We will conclude our time of prayer at the Official Start on Thursday.

Psalms 32:6-7; Psalms 37:1-9; Psalms 40:1-3

Other Observations

  1. Note there will be no Luncheon or Host City Musical this year at Board Meeting.
  2. Remember to wear comfortable clothing and be aware of the weather conditions in Las Vegas. Also remember that the hotel tends to keep cool temperatures so please bring a sweater or jacket if you tend to be cold in such settings.
  3. Visit the following links for a listing of the restaurants at both The Orleans and the Gold Coast hotels

www.orleanscasino.com/dine (Restaurants at Orleans)
www.goldcoastcasino.com/dine (Restaurants at Gold Coast)

Stellar Award Tickets

The Stellar Awards is on Saturday, March 25 at 6 pm. President Gentry still has about 5 NCGCC VIP Tickets.  If you want NCGCC VIP tickets, please send a check for $200 to the NCGCC Lockbox: NCGCC, P.O. Box 874, Clinton, MD 20735. First pay, then get NCGCC VIP tickets!

You can purchase all Stellar Award Event tickets online at www.orleansarena.com/events or call 888-234- 2334.

Stellar Events (optional)

Midnight Gospel Bowling (The Official Kickoff Praise Party)

Thursday, March 23 @ Midnight – The Orleans Bowling Center

Tickets: $20 (www.aaronarringtonevents.com)

Stellar Awards Pre-Show

Friday, March 24 th @ 7:00 p.m. – The Orleans Showroom
Tickets: $45 (www.ticketmaster.com)

Gospel Radio Awards & Showcase

Saturday, March 25 th @ 11:00 a.m. – The Orleans Showroom
Tickets: $35 (www.ticketmaster.com)


Saturday, March 25th @ 3:00pm – Red Carpet – 6:00pm Awards Show

Gospel Music in Las Vegas

Gospel Music Workshop of America is also hosting their Board Meeting and will host musicals during the week. Go to: www.gmwanational.net for more information.


Call or text Eleanor Jones at 281-914- 0366 or via email (please select recipient Eleanor Jones on Contact page).