2018 Convention - June 20-23

Information on the 2018 Convention and Glass Show & Sale will be posted on this page as it becomes available. Convention will proceed in much the same manner as in past years, with preliminary events on Wednesday evening, Thursday during the day, and then the Glass Dash and Glass Show on Friday and Saturday. Banquets on both Friday and Saturday nights along with a very short membership meeting and the popular "Bring and Brag" session, emceed by Lynn Welker.

Here is the tentative schedule for the 2018 Convention.

Venues

Most events are held either at the National Museum of Cambridge Glass or the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center. It is located at:
Pritchard-Laughlin Civic Center
7033 Glenn Highway
Cambridge, OH 43725

Just pop that address in your GPS or follow the directions in the section below on directions.

Directions to Pritchard-Laughlin Civic Center

The directions to the Pritchard-Laughlin Civic Center are quite simple. To get there, take exit 176 off I-70, follow the road to where it comes to a "T" with US 40, turn right for about a quarter of a mile. The Pritchard-Laughlin Civic Center will be on your left. Here is a basic map to the Civic Center.

Registration

If you want to register now, you can do it directly online by clicking this link and paying via PayPal's Giving Works program. In this charitable program, 100% of the proceeds go to NCC.

Area Hotels

Again this year, Our Host Hotel is the Comfort Inn with a nightly rate of $79. If you prefer, there is a Sleep Inn next door. It is a sister hotel and offers the same $79 rate. Just say you want the Cambridge Glass Collectors rate. The Comfort/Sleep have provided us with the following custom booking links, just copy and paste into your browser:

http://www.comfortinn.com/ires/en-US/html/ArrivalInfo?hotel=OH204&srp=LGLASS&pu=no
http://www.sleepinn.com/ires/en-US/html/ArrivalInfo?hotel=OH587&srp=LGLASS&pu=no

In addition, the Fairfield Inn & Suites has joined our family and is offering a rate of $84 for a King or Double room, and $104 for a suite. Again, please remember to ask for the Cambridge Glass Collectors rate. We are excited to keep the momentum going and stage an energetic NCC Show and hope that you will join us this year.

For the list of other area hotels, just click here. We also understand that the Hampton Inn also has a new Cambridge Glass rate. Make sure to ask for it.

Photos from Convention 2017

Here are a few photos from the Convention. Click on any of the small photos to see a larger picture. Then use your browser's "BACK" button to return to this page.

Display
Animal Display in the Lobby
Thanks to Wendy & Dave Loss
First in line
Lynn, Ginny and Mark Cartee
(first in line for the Glass Show)
Wilds crowd
Part of The Wilds tour group
Rick Jones
Rick Jones - Convention Chairman
(outfitted for Safari)
friends
Two of Rick's friends from the Wilds
friend
Another of Rick's friends (BIG friend)