2018 Fall Conference

Join us for our 2018 Fall Conference

NCMGMA is heading back to Charleston for our 2018 Fall Conference.  Scheduled for October 17-19, we will be at the Charleston Marriott, located just blocks from historic downtown Charleston.  Start making your plans now to join us for this exciting healthcare industry event: registration is now open!

Browse our Schedule of Events page and download the NCMGMA Fall Conference App for complete information about this exciting upcoming event. Keep checking back as new information is still being added about the event!


Register today to join us this October in Charleston!

Charleston Marriott

All events for the Annual Conference are scheduled at the Marriott Charleston located at 170 Lockwood Blvd. in Charleston, SC. We are pleased to offer our attendees the discounted group rate is $174 per night (plus 14% tax + $2.24 destination fee). Hotel reservations can be made online by clicking here.

About the Marriott
Experience the true southern hospitality and modern accommodations at its finest at the Charleston Marriott. Our location overlooking the Ashley River, offers easy access to beautiful downtown historic Charleston, the old city market, local area beaches, The Citadel, and of course, great dining and entertainment. Our downtown Charleston hotel offers luxurious hotel amenities including high-speed wireless internet, shuttle service to the historic district, state of the art business and fitness centers.

Additional Staff Discount

NCMGMA is making it affordable for you to bring all of your practice leadership! Bring one or more additional staff from your practice and you will save $100 on each additional conference registration (the early bird discounted rate is $225 per person). When you register online or use the printable registration, make sure to select the $225 Additional Staff option for all practice associates who will be joining you at the Fall Conference.

Attendee Registration Fees*

Early Bird
By 9/24
Late/Onsite Registration
After 9/24
Active Member $325 $375
Active Non-Member $475 $525
Affiliate Member $500 $550
Affiliate Non-Member $600 $650
Additional Staff $225 $275
Student $100 $100
(Includes Thursday Evening Reception)

$100 $125

NCMGMA is supporting students in healthcare! Our organization is contributing $5 for each paid attendee registration which will go toward the Davis Watson Scholarship Fund.

NCMGMA Member Types

Active Membership - An Active Member is currently employed in an executive, managerial or administrative capacity of a medical group engaged in the practice of medicine as a legal entity sharing business management facilities, records and personnel and/or services in an executive, managerial or administrative capacity of an integrated delivery organization that includes, as part of its primary mission, the provision of physician services and administration of physician practices type.

Affiliate Membership - An Affiliate Member is employed by an organization that provides products and/or services which enhance each Association member's ability to meet the health needs of their community, including, but not limited to business consultants, providers of products and services.

Student Membership - Student Membership is available to any person who is a full time or part-time student according to the guidelines of their college or university.  Student Members shall not have the right to vote and shall not have the right to serve as officers or directors of the Association.


Registration is for Annual Conference is open.  Follow the links below for online and printable registration forms.

What to Wear

Business casual is the appropriate attire for the Fall Conference and related events.


The 2018 NCMGMA Fall Conference also features an exhibit hall with 30 exhibitors.  The exhibit hall will feature our 2018 Alliance sponsors promoting some of the industries latest and greatest products and services.  If you are interested in becoming an Alliance sponsor and exhibiting at the Annual Conference, follow this link to our Alliance Sponsorship Opportunities page.

Practice of the Year Award

The North Carolina Medical Group Management Association (NCMGMA) is proud to partner with First Citizens Bank to present the 6th Annual Practice of the Year Award, to be presented on the evening of Thursday, October 18th during the NCMGMA Fall Conference in Charleston, SC.

This award recognizes a medical group practice that has made a significant contribution to their community, patients and/or staff through volunteer work, indigent clinics, fundraisers, staff wellness programs, community clean-ups, community screenings and education (internal & external), etc.

Award recipient will receive:

  • An attractive award piece
  • A donation to be made in the practice’s name to their charity of choice
  • Public recognition at the NCMGMA Fall Conference
  • Promotion through a press release to national trade and consumer media
  • Recognition in the NCMGMA Quarterly Newsletter and E-News Blog
To submit your nomination for the 2018 Practice of the Year Award, please access the printable form at this link and return it to the NCMGMA office at [email protected] by 5:00 PM on August 31, 2018.

Cancellation Policy

Registration cancellations must be received in writing. Cancellations received on or before October 8th (seven business days prior to the conference) are entitled to a full refund less a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be awarded for cancellations after October 8th or for no-shows.


If you have any questions regarding the 2018 Fall Conference, please call the NCMGMA offices at 800-753-6462 or 704-365-0565 or e-mail us at [email protected].


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