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2015 CANAR Mid-Year Conference
May 4 - 7, 2015
Embassy Suites Myrtle Beach - Oceanfront Resort
9800 Queensway Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29572
CANAR’s Leadership Team is excited to announce that registration is NOW OPEN for the 2015 CANAR Mid-year Conference which will be held in sunny Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on May 4 - 7, 2015. Temperatures average 78º F during the first week of May in Myrtle Beach.
This year’s mid-year conference will be hosted by the Lumbee Tribe.
The theme of the mid-year conference is “We are CANAR—When Buffalo Shook the Earth.”
Registration fee is $400. Special Rate for TVR consumers is $100.
The Conference is an excellent opportunity to meet and greet others involved in vocational rehabilitation services from various parts of the United States. Representatives from the 85 Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation Programs, American Indians and Alaska Natives with disabilities, state vocational rehabilitation agencies, client assistance programs, tribal government leaders and program administrators, educators, researchers and professionals involved in vocational rehabilitation services will gather to learn ways to provide better services to clients.
The mid-year conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Myrtle Beach, located at 9800 Queensway Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Please ask for the conference block under the "CNR" name to receive the discounted conference rates.
When you go to the Kingston website, look to the right hand side. Put in the dates that you need and in the section where it says Special Accounts and rates, please make sure that you are entering in "CNR" in the Group Code box, not the Promotion/Offer box."
The CANAR rate is $179 per night. The hotel will extend the conference rate for 3 days prior to and 3 days following the conference, based on availability. Please make hotel sleeping room arrangements directly with the conference hotel either by calling 1-843-449-0006 or by visiting their website.
The deadline to get the CANAR hotel group rate has been extended by Embassy Suites until April 9, 2015.
The conference kick-off on Tuesday, May 5 and will conclude on Thursday, May 7, 2015.
The TVR CIRCLE will also be offering a FREE one day pre-conference event on Monday, May 4, 2015 from 9am—4pm. More specific information about the TVR CIRCLE Training will be available. For more specific information about dates and times of specific conference events, please click on the Conference Agenda At a Glance link below. A detailed agenda with specific conference session titles and speaker information will be published on April 1, 2015.
Organizations, companies and individuals seeking to reach an American Indian audience are encouraged to become vendors at the 2015 CANAR Mid-Year Conference.
Note: American Indian artists are to sell only "American Indian-made" art, such as paintings, bead work, baskets and jewelry. CANAR will comply with federal laws relating to the selling of authenic American Indian art and crafts.
Cost for a vendor space is $100 ($150, if electricity is needed).