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National Club Association to Hold 2018 National Club Conference in Los Angeles from April 16-18

Washington, DC (March 14, 2018) — Private club industry leaders from across the United States will gather in Los Angeles from April 16-18 for the National Club Association’s (NCA’s) 15th annual National Club Conference. This renowned event brings together private club industry professionals to learn about the most important issues impacting clubs today, build meaningful connections and celebrate some of the most impressive clubs in the country.

The 2018 National Club Conference will feature presentations by a wide array of private club, sports, business, hospitality and media experts, including:

  • Peter Ueberroth—Entrepreneur and humanitarian; architect of the 1994 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles; former Commissioner of Major League Baseball; and owner and co-chairman of the Pebble Beach Company
  • Bill Walshe—Chief Executive Officer, Viceroy Hotel Group
  • Chip Brewer—President & CEO, Callaway Golf Company
  • Jose Villa—Founder & President, Sensis
  • Mike Stachura—Senior Equipment Editor, Golf Digest
  • Elise Buik—President & CEO, United Way of Greater Los Angeles
  • Frank Wolfe—CEO, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals

“Private clubs play a vital role in our communities, both socially and economically,” said Henry Wallmeyer, President & CEO of the National Club Association. “The National Club Conference provides the industry’s best opportunity for club leaders and officers to gather for inspiring and informative educational sessions from a one-of-a-kind speaker lineup, meaningful networking opportunities and unforgettable social events.”

The 2018 National Club Conference will be held at LA’s Millennium Biltmore Hotel, and programming will focus on private club governance issues; trends impacting private clubs; and legislative, regulatory and legal challenges and opportunities facing the club industry. There will also be social events at several iconic clubs, including The California Club and The Jonathan Beach Club, as well as a pre-conference dinner at The Academy of Magical Arts’ Magic Castle.

Condon O’Meara McGinty & Donnelly LLP is the lead sponsor of the 2018 National Club Conference. Conference sponsors also include CaddieNow as Premier Sponsor, Judd Brown Designs and Jefferson Group Architecture and Creative Golf Marketing as Presenting Sponsors, ClubCar is Transportation Sponsor, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo as Program Book Sponsor and Private Club Radio as Contributing Sponsor.


About NCA
The National Club Association (NCA) has been the advocate for the private club industry in Washington, D.C., for more than 55 years. As the voice of private clubs on Capitol Hill, NCA ensures that club concerns are forefront when legislative and regulatory issues affecting the industry are being decided. In addition, NCA provides club leaders an outstanding array of resources on club industry trends, governance best practices, legal and operational matters and ways to strengthen club leadership. For more information, please visit