Waves of Opportunity, Oceans of Success

SCA National Conference

Are you ready to chart a one-of-a-kind experience learning from peers and experts in the field, networking with like-minded leaders, and exhaling in a beautiful coastal city with colleagues? If so, join us for the 2020 national conference in Jacksonville, FL, September 20-23.

Agenda Highlights

We are excited to offer dozens of inspirational workshops with expert presenters on topics to help you enhance your services. Focused tracks are designed around volunteer transportation, innovative programs, fund development, marketing and communications, and leadership and management.

Check back frequently for details. We’ll post as they are confirmed. 


Please remember before completing your registration order, conference fees are non-refundable with the exception of extreme circumstances.  In the event you have an emergency cancellation a $50 processing fee will be applied.

Reservation Information
You can make your reservation by phone (available 24 hours a day) by calling 1-800-222-8733 and be sure to ask for “Shepherd Centers” or Group Code SHE

Roommate Matching
If you are interested in reducing expenses by sharing a room, we suggest utilizing the SCA e-group to find a roommate. Or, you can connect the SCA office by email.  We can’t guarantee shared room opportunities.

Venue & Travel

Doubletree by Hilton Jacksonville Riverfront Hotel
1201 Riverplace Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Located in the vibrant downtown area on Southbank of St. John’s River, DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville Riverfront offers a modern business atmosphere with many amenities to make your stay enjoyable.

This top pick among hotels in Jacksonville offers multiple dining options, a new connectivity zone to keep business travelers linked in, Hilton Honors Digital Key technology, an expanded Precor fitness studio, and large riverfront pool and sundeck.

Check-in 4:00 p.m.                                                                                                                                          Check-out is 11:00 a.m.

Parking is complimentary for conference participants.

NOTE: If you are not already a Hilton Member, we recommend you join before making your reservation for free added services.

We appreciate our generous sponsors!