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March 24-26, 2017

2017 OCRA Annual Conference

Earn up to 1.45 CEUs

Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside, Independence, OH


Preregistration ended Friday, March 17th!  

Updates as of 3/18/2017:

Need to register for the 2017 OCRA Annual Conference weekend?  Online registrations may still be placed up until the conference.  Onsite registration is available beginning Friday, March 24th at 10:00 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside.

Updates as of 2/22/2017:    

Stenovations/DigitalCat software training has been added to the Saturday and Sunday concurrent sessions


The 2017 OCRA Annual Conference will be held March 24-26, 2017 at the Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside

Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside
5800 Rockside Woods Boulevard
Independence, Ohio 44131
(216) 986-9900
(800) EMBASSY
www.embassyclevelandrocksidehotel.com
 


Don't miss OCRA's 2017 Keynote Speaker

Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger

Take advantage of the VIP Meet-and-Greet with Rudy prior to his Keynote address. Already signed up for the conference but want to add on the VIP Meet-and-Greet? Click here!

Rudy Intro for Website


Click the file names below you are interested in viewing:

2017 onsite Annual Conference brochure

 Detailed speaker/presenter information and seminar descriptions
Final 3-Day Schedule of Events

Looking for printable registration forms? 

Onsite Registration Form


>> Click here to register instantly online <<


Are you a vendor/exhibitor?  Looking for sponsorship opportunities?

Sponsorship Opportunities

Click here for the PDF version of the sponsorship and exhibitor form.  

Registration closed as of 3/17/2017.  Interested in vending or exhibiting?  Please contact OCRA at info@ocraonline.com to explore what options may be available. 

 

Onsite Vendors/Exhibitors

as of 3/10/2017

Vendor/Exhibitors

Advantage Software

Attorney At Law Magazine - Cleveland Metro Edition

Bo Potter Insurance Agency

ProCAT

Stenograph

Stenovations

 

 

Thank you to our conference sponsors!  We couldn't do it without you!

as of 3/17/2017

Event and Session Sponsors

Friday Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($200)

Susan Horak, RDR, CRR

Susan Coots, RPR

Rudy Ruettiger - Keynote Speaker ($900)

Federal Reporters of the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio

Friday Night Lights Social/Vendor Reception ($350)

PRI Court Reporting

Saturday Continental Breakfast Supplement ($250)

Higgins & Associates

Saturday Morning Refreshment/Vendor Break ($200)

Marie B. Fresch & Associates

Saturday Luncheon and Business Meeting ($450)

 Susan Gee, RMR, CRR

Sue Terry, FAPR, RPR, CRR

Saturday Early Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($200)

 Clark Realtime Reporting

Saturday Late Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($200)

Gee Reporting, LLC 

MVP President's Saturday Reception ($550)

Veritext Legal Solutions

Sunday Continental Breakfast Supplement ($250)

Martha Hyland, RMR 

Sunday Refreshment Break ($200)

 Donna Karoscik, RDR, CRR, CRC

Yolanda Walton, RPR

 

General Conference Sponsors

Lifetime Achievement Level ($1,000 +)

 Pamela Spangler Reis (Richard D. Reis Family Foundation)

Vernon C. Steele Family

Most Valuable Player Level ($500 - $999)

 

Best Positive Attitude Level ($250 - $499)

Donna Karoscik, RDR, CRR, CRC

Most Improved Player Level ($100 - $249)

Tracy Coleman, RMR, CRR

Mindy Sindiong, CLVS

Coach of the Year Level ($50 - $99)

Linda Latva, RMR

Tammy McGhee, RMR

Sarah Nageotte, RDR, CRR, CRC

Marguerite Phillips, RMR

Terri Sims, RDR, CRR

Rookie of the Year Level ($1 - $49)

 Martha Hyland, RMR

 

Student Sponsors

Eileen Beltz, CRI, CPE

Susan Coots, RPR

Marie Fresch, RMR

Susan Gee, RMR, CRR

Beth Higgins

Susan Horak, RDR, CRR

Martha Hyland, RMR

Donna Karoscik, RDR, CRR, CRC

Allison Kimmel, RDR, CRR, CRC

Greg Mizanin, RMR, CRR

Sarah Nageotte, RDR, CRR, CRC

Linda Riffle, RDR, CRR

Suzanne Vadnal, RMR

Yolanda Walton, RPR

  

 


Win $2,017, a 55" LG 4K Ultra HD Smart TV, trips, and so much more!

Can't be at the conference? Have friends and family interested in supporting you and your professional organization? Purchase your 2017 Annual Conference raffle tickets today! So many prizes ... so many opportunities! Click here to be taken directly to purchase your raffle tickets!


2017 Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon Notice

Saturday, March 25, 2017

11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

< Click here for more the 2017 Annual Business Meeting Agenda and 2017-2018 Slate of Officers and Directors >


Submit your questions for the "What Would You Do?" session

Participate in Sunday, March 26th's "What Would You Do? Real-life Scenarios in Everyday Reporting and Captioning" session even if you won't be in Independence at the 2017 OCRA Annual Conference!

Session 15 - General Breakout Panel         

What Would You Do?  Real-life Scenarios in Everyday Reporting and Captioning

Ever wonder if what you’re experiencing on the job is normal?  Has anyone else faced a similar situation?  Think no one else understands what you’re going through? This interactive session will take attendees through a day in the life of court reporting and captioning from many different perspectives. They'll walk away with tricks up their sleeves to help keep them ahead in the professional game!

Click here to submit your questions today!

All questions and attendees' responses will be summarized and published in the recap of the 2017 Annual Conference.

 


2017-03-24 2017-03-26 America/Detroit 2017 OCRA Annual Conference Preregistration ended Friday, March 17th!   Updates as of 3/18/2017: Need to register for the 2017 OCRA Annual Conference weekend?  Online registrations may still be placed up until the conference.  Onsite registration is available beginning Friday, March 24th at 10:00 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside. Updates as of 2/22/2017:     Stenovations/DigitalCat software training has been added to the Saturday and Sunday concurrent sessions The 2017 OCRA Annual Conference will be held March 24-26, 2017 at the Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside5800 Rockside Woods BoulevardIndependence, Ohio 44131(216) 986-9900(800) EMBASSYwww.embassyclevelandrocksidehotel.com  Don't miss OCRA's 2017 Keynote Speaker Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger Take advantage of the VIP Meet-and-Greet with Rudy prior to his Keynote address. Already signed up for the conference but want to add on the VIP Meet-and-Greet? Click here! Click the file names below you are interested in viewing: 2017 onsite Annual Conference brochure  Detailed speaker/presenter information and seminar descriptions Final 3-Day Schedule of Events Looking for printable registration forms?  Onsite Registration Form >> Click here to register instantly online << Are you a vendor/exhibitor?  Looking for sponsorship opportunities? Click here for the PDF version of the sponsorship and exhibitor form.   Registration closed as of 3/17/2017.  Interested in vending or exhibiting?  Please contact OCRA at info@ocraonline.com to explore what options may be available.    Onsite Vendors/Exhibitors as of 3/10/2017 Vendor/Exhibitors Advantage Software Attorney At Law Magazine - Cleveland Metro Edition Bo Potter Insurance Agency ProCAT Stenograph Stenovations     Thank you to our conference sponsors!  We couldn't do it without you! as of 3/17/2017 Event and Session Sponsors Friday Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($200) Susan Horak, RDR, CRR Susan Coots, RPR Rudy Ruettiger - Keynote Speaker ($900) Federal Reporters of the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio Friday Night Lights Social/Vendor Reception ($350) PRI Court Reporting Saturday Continental Breakfast Supplement ($250) Higgins & Associates Saturday Morning Refreshment/Vendor Break ($200) Marie B. Fresch & Associates Saturday Luncheon and Business Meeting ($450)  Susan Gee, RMR, CRR Sue Terry, FAPR, RPR, CRR Saturday Early Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($200)  Clark Realtime Reporting Saturday Late Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($200) Gee Reporting, LLC  MVP President's Saturday Reception ($550) Veritext Legal Solutions Sunday Continental Breakfast Supplement ($250) Martha Hyland, RMR  Sunday Refreshment Break ($200)  Donna Karoscik, RDR, CRR, CRC Yolanda Walton, RPR   General Conference Sponsors Lifetime Achievement Level ($1,000 +)  Pamela Spangler Reis (Richard D. Reis Family Foundation) Vernon C. Steele Family Most Valuable Player Level ($500 - $999)   Best Positive Attitude Level ($250 - $499) Donna Karoscik, RDR, CRR, CRC Most Improved Player Level ($100 - $249) Tracy Coleman, RMR, CRR Mindy Sindiong, CLVS Coach of the Year Level ($50 - $99) Linda Latva, RMR Tammy McGhee, RMR Sarah Nageotte, RDR, CRR, CRC Marguerite Phillips, RMR Terri Sims, RDR, CRR Rookie of the Year Level ($1 - $49)  Martha Hyland, RMR   Student Sponsors Eileen Beltz, CRI, CPE Susan Coots, RPR Marie Fresch, RMR Susan Gee, RMR, CRR Beth Higgins Susan Horak, RDR, CRR Martha Hyland, RMR Donna Karoscik, RDR, CRR, CRC Allison Kimmel, RDR, CRR, CRC Greg Mizanin, RMR, CRR Sarah Nageotte, RDR, CRR, CRC Linda Riffle, RDR, CRR Suzanne Vadnal, RMR Yolanda Walton, RPR      Win $2,017, a 55" LG 4K Ultra HD Smart TV, trips, and so much more! Can't be at the conference? Have friends and family interested in supporting you and your professional organization? Purchase your 2017 Annual Conference raffle tickets today! So many prizes ... so many opportunities! Click here to be taken directly to purchase your raffle tickets! 2017 Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon Notice Saturday, March 25, 2017 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. < Click here for more the 2017 Annual Business Meeting Agenda and 2017-2018 Slate of Officers and Directors > Submit your questions for the "What Would You Do?" session Participate in Sunday, March 26th's "What Would You Do? Real-life Scenarios in Everyday Reporting and Captioning" session even if you won't be in Independence at the 2017 OCRA Annual Conference! Session 15 - General Breakout Panel          What Would You Do?  Real-life Scenarios in Everyday Reporting and Captioning Ever wonder if what you’re experiencing on the job is normal?  Has anyone else faced a similar situation?  Think no one else understands what you’re going through? This interactive session will take attendees through a day in the life of court reporting and captioning from many different perspectives. They'll walk away with tricks up their sleeves to help keep them ahead in the professional game! Click here to submit your questions today! All questions and attendees' responses will be summarized and published in the recap of the 2017 Annual Conference.   Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside, Independence, OH