Past and Future Conventions

NCA Convention Sites
Past and Future

1915 Chicago
1916 New York City
1917 Chicago
1918 No Convention
1919 Chicago
1920 Cleveland
1921 Chicago
1922 New York City
1923 Cincinnati
1924 Evanston
1925 New York City
1926 Chicago
1927 Cincinnati
1928 Chicago
1929 New York City
1930 Chicago
1931 Detroit
1932 Los Angeles
1933 New York City
1934 New Orleans
1935 Chicago
1936 St. Louis
1937 New York City
1938 Cleveland
1939 Chicago
1940 Washington, DC
1941 Detroit
1942 Chicago
1943 New York City
1944 Chicago
1945 Columbus
1946 Chicago
1947 Salt Lake City
1948 Washington, DC
1949 Chicago
1950 New York City
1951 Chicago
1952 Cincinnati
1953 New York City
1954 Chicago
1955 Los Angeles
1956 Chicago
1957 Boston
1958 Chicago
1959 Washington, DC
1960 St. Louis
1961 New York City
1962 Cleveland
1963 Denver
1964 Chicago
1965 New York City
1966 Chicago
1967 Los Angeles
1968 Chicago
1969 New York City
1970 New Orleans
1971 San Francisco
1972 Chicago
1973 New York City
1974 Chicago
1975 Houston
1976 San Francisco
1977 Washington, DC
1978 Minneapolis
1979 San Antonio
1980 New York City
1981 Anaheim
1982 Louisville
1983 Washington, DC
1984 Chicago
1985 Denver
1986 Chicago
1987 Boston
1988 New Orleans
1989 San Francisco
1990 Chicago
1991 Atlanta
1992 Chicago
1993 Miami
1994 New Orleans
1995 San Antonio
1996 San Diego
1997 Chicago
1998 New York City
1999 Chicago
2000 Seattle
2001 Atlanta
2002 New Orleans
2003 Miami Beach
2004 Chicago
2005 Boston
2006 San Antonio
2007 Chicago
2008 San Diego
2009 Chicago
2010 San Francisco
2011 New Orleans
2012 Orlando
2013 Washington, DC
2014 Chicago
2015 Las Vegas
2016 Philadelphia
2017 Dallas

2015 - Las Vegas
Rio Suite Hotel & Casino
Thursday, November 19 - Sunday, November 22, 2015*

2016 - Philadelphia
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown/Courtyard Philadelphia
Thursday, November 10 - Sunday, November 13, 2016*

2017 - Dallas
Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Thursday, November 16 - Sunday, November 19, 2017*

2018 - Salt Lake City
Thursday, November 8 - Sunday, November 11, 2018*

2019 - Baltimore
Thursday, November 14 - Sunday, November 17, 2019*

*Dates are subject to change


Past NCA Convention Programs and Archives

2014 The Presence of Our Past(s): NCA at 100 

2013 Connections 

2012 Celebrate COMMunity 

2011 VOICE 

2010 Building Bridges 

2009 Discourses of Stability and Change 

2008 unCONVENTIONal! 

2007 Communicating Worldviews: Faith-Intellect-Ethics 

2006 Creating Sites for Connection and Action 

2005 The Health of the Discipline 


NCA Convention Site Selection

View the NCA Statement on Convention Locations 

NCA convention sites are selected five to seven years in advance. To learn more about the convention site selection, visit the links below:

Site selection process 
Sample Convention Request for Proposal (RFP)
Frequently Asked Questions about Selection Process 
Statement on Labor Disputes