Registration

NICRA’s 85th Annual Convention, November 6-8, 2018.  Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Spring, Colorado. 

Due to overwhelming demand, our discounted registration deadline has now been extended to the 6th of October 2018.

We look forward to a memorable and educational Trade Show and Convention this year in Colorado Springs.  Please click on the registration form links below to register online, or use the PDF registration forms and the exhibit booth application to your right for the 2018 NICRA Convention.

Please note that there are separate registration forms for active members and prospective store owners and supplier members.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Due to the popularity of this event, the entire Cheyenne Mountain resort is SOLD out.

We have secured a block of rooms at the nearby Hampton Inn & Suites Colorado Springs South, 2910 Geyser Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

This hotel is within 2 miles of the resort and is offering our members a special NICRA discount of $119 for a Double Queen Room and $129.00 for a King Studio Suite. Rooms are available for check in on the 5th of November and check out on the 8th or 9th of November.

We have 30 rooms per night at this hotel reserved for NICRA members and then we will review our block.  Please call the hotel directly on 719 884 0330 to take advantage of this special rate.

Other hotels in the area that are not offering our members special discounted rates are as follows:

  • Courtyard by Marriott, 2570 Tenderfoot Hill St, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 – (719) 226-5006
  • La Quinta Inn and Suites, 2750 Geyser Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 – (719) 527-4788
  • Residence Inn by Marriott, 2765 Geyser Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 – (719) 576-0101
  • DoubleTree, 1775 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 – (719) 576-8900
  • Quality Inn South, 1410 Harrison Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 – (719) 579-6900
  • Best Western, 1440 Harrison Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 – (719) 576-2371We appreciate your patience and flexibility. Having a large attendance at our event is a good problem to have, and plans are already in place for next years convention to cater for the larger numbers that we are experiencing in our Convention attendance.

BOOTH SPACE FOR THE NICRA 2018 CONVENTION AND TRADE SHOW IS NOW SOLD OUT

For a list of our exhibitors this year, please go CLICK HERE

If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact the NICRA office at 636 778 0297.

NICRA ICE CREAM CLINIC & BEST NEW FLAVOR COMPETITIONS.

NEW REGISTRATION CUT OFF 28TH SEPT 2018

This year the Ice Cream Clinic and Best New Flavor Awards will be supported by the University of Minnesota and headed up by Dr. Tonia Schoenfuss and her team.

Flavors for this year’s ice cream clinic are Vanilla and Chocolate

We have also added a second category for the Best New Flavor award, that being BEST NON-DAIRY FLAVOR.  As the industry leans more towards non-dairy options, we would love to sample your best non-dairy flavor and decide who has the best.

Registrations are now open – please see the application form in the right sidebar or download the form HERE

Ice Cream Contests Registration 2018 NEW DATE

Entries will close on September 28, 2018

ALL SAMPLES MUST BE SENT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA ON THE 10TH OF OCTOBER TO BE INCLUDED IN THE COMPETITION.

You will receive your cartons and shipping instructions upon registration. Good luck. we can’t wait to taste your wonderful creations.