Annual Meeting at a Glance

Preliminary Program – SACRAO 2023
February 4-8, 2023
Charlotte - Concord, North Carolina

Embassy Suites Charlotte - Concord / Golf Resort & Spa
5400 John Q. Hammons Dr NW
Concord, NC 28027


Saturday, February 4

2:00pm - 6:00pm - Registration (Registration South)

2:00pm - 5:00pm - Executive Committee Meeting (Bontanica I)

2:30pm - 4:30pm - Auditing Committee Meeting (Bontanica II)

5:30pm - 7:30pm - Dinner Executive & Auditing Committees (Off-Site)


Sunday, February 5

9:00am - 6:30pm - Registration (Registration South)

9:00am - 4:00pm - Exhibitor Setup (Concord E)

10:00am - noon - Executive Committee Meeting (Bontanica I)

3:30pm - 4:00pm - Program Committee Chairs & VPs Meeting (Bontanica II)

4:00pm - 4:45pm - First Time Attendee Reception (Kannapolis A & B)

5:00pm - 6:45pm - Opening Session(Concord F)
                                 Keynote Speaker: Ray Evernham, NASCAR Hall of Fame Member

6:45pm - 8:45pm - Corporate Partner Reception (Concord E)

9:00pm - 11:00pm - Hospitality (Blue Ridge & Kitty Hawk)


Monday, February 6

7:30am - 4:00pm - Registration (Registration South)

7:30am - 5:00pm - Corporate Partner Exhibit Hall Open (Concord E)

7:30am - 5:00pm - Conference Attendees Workspace (Piedmont)

8:00am - 8:45am - Breakout Sessions (see Tentative Program Schedule)

9:00am - 9:45am - Breakout Sessions (see Tentative Program Schedule)

10:00am - 10:30am - Break with Corporate Partners (Concord E)

10:30am - 11:15am - Breakout Sessions (see Tentative Program Schedule)

11:30am - 1:15pm - State Association President’s Luncheon (Botanica I)

11:30am - 1:15pm - Lunch ($15.95 buffet at hotel or off-site on your own)

1:30pm - 2:15pm - Breakout Sessions (see Tentative Program Schedule)

2:30pm - 3:15pm - Breakout Sessions (see Tentative Program Schedule)

3:20pm - 3:50pm - Break with Corporate Partners (Concord E)

4:00pm - 4:45pm - Breakout Sessions (see Tentative Program Schedule)

5:00pm - 5:45pm - Town Hall (Concord F)

6:00pm - 7:00pm - President’s Reception (invite only) (Kannapolis A & B)

6:15pm - 9:30pm - Dinner On Your Own (Transportation to Gibson Mills provided)

8:00pm - midnight - Hospitality (Blue Ridge & Kitty Hawk)


Tuesday, February 7

7:00am - 8:00am - Journal Board Breakfast (Lobby)

7:30am - 3:00pm - Registration (Registration South)

7:30am - 4:00pm - Corporate Partner Exhibit Hall Open (Concord E)

7:30am - 5:00pm - Conference Attendees Workspace (Piedmont)

8:30am - 9:15am - Breakout Sessions (see Tentative Program Schedule)

9:30am - 10:15am - Breakout Sessions (see Tentative Program Schedule)

10:30am - 11:00am - Break with Corporate Partners (Concord E)

11:00am - noon - Business Meeting (Concord F)

12:00pm - 2:00pm - Lunch On Own (Transportation to Concord Mills provided)

12:00pm - 2:00pm - Past Presidents Lunch (Speedway Club, Charlotte Motor Speedway)

12:00pm - 2:00pm - Local Arrangements Lunch (Botanica II)

12:00pm - 2:00pm - Program Committee Working Lunch (Kannapolis A & B)

2:00pm - 2:45pm - Breakout Sessions (see Tentative Program Schedule)

3:00pm - 3:45pm - Breakout Sessions (see Tentative Program Schedule)

3:50pm - 4:20pm - Break with Corporate Partners (Concord E)

4:30pm - 5:15pm - Breakout Sessions (see Tentative Program Schedule)

4:30pm - 6:00pm - Exhibitor Teardown (Concord E)

6:00pm - 10:00pm - Big Event [includes Dinner] (NASCAR Hall of Fame)

10:00pm - midnight - Hospitality (Blue Ridge & Kitty Hawk)


Wednesday, February 8

8:00am - 9:30am - SACRAO Resolutions & Keynote (Concord F)
                                 Keynote Speaker: Brandon Leake, 2020 America's Got Talent Winner

9:40am - 10:25am - Breakout Sessions (see Tentative Program Schedule)

10:40am - 11:25am - Breakout Sessions (see Tentative Program Schedule)

11:45am - 4:00pm - Executive Committee Meeting & Lunch (Bontanica I)


Note:  Program session titles & descriptions can be found here.