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Large turnout expected for NCRA’s 2015 Firm Owners Executive Conference

Beat the cold and join hundreds of the profession’s top firm owners and managers in beautiful Palm Desert, Calif., for NCRA’s Firm Owners Executive Conference, Feb. 8-10 at the J.W. Marriot Desert Springs Resort & Spa. The only NCRA event designed exclusively for owners and managers of court reporting and CART captioning firms, the Firm Owners Executive Conference is the Association’s most prestigious event.

Among the program highlights is the ever-popular Vendor Speed Dating event that allows attendees the opportunity to learn about a wide range of new technologies and business tools via a one-minute presentation by vendor representatives.

Sponsors and vendors that will be represented at this year’s event include: The Varallo Group, Precision Videoconferencing Solutions, Visionary Legal Technologies, Allen Maxwell & Silver, Pengad, eDepoze, eTERA Consulting, YesLaw, Remote Counsel, Stenograph, Thomson Reuters,, and Realtime Coach.

Other conference highlights include keynote speaker Sarah Michel, a networking expert who will deliver an address about the powerful benefits of networking and how networking can increase your net worth, and the release of the findings of the sixth annual Firm Owners Economic Benchmark Survey.

Another feature session, “Getting Video Down to Art,” will cover how some firms can increase profits through offering video service, provide an overview of the many potential opportunities that exist both in and out of the traditional legal arenas, and offer an outline of the relevant technologies being used in the video field.

“The recent Industry Outlook Report conducted by Ducker Worldwide indicates that the court reporting and CART captioning profession is well positioned to emerge as a career option for many,” said Sarah Nageotte, RDR, CRR, CBC, an official court reporter from Jefferson, Ohio, and 2014-2015 NCRA President.

“Make sure your firm is prepared to assist in molding the future of our profession and has the resources available at the ready to meet the demand for services in the coming years. Make the investment and attend the 2015 NCRA Firm Owners Executive Conference,” she added.

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