National Coal Transportation Association

48th Annual Business Meeting and Conference Denver, Colorado • September 12-14, 2022

Conference Overview

The Mile High City will serve as the backdrop as NCTA stages its 48th Annual Business Meeting and General Conference, September 12-14, 2022, at the Brown Palace Hotel.

Theme-  Rail’s Link in the Supply Chain:  Challenges & Opportunities in a Shifting Economy.


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The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa, Autograph Collection, located in the heart of downtown Denver, is an icon rich in tradition and history. Built in 1892, the luxury hotel in Denver, Colorado has been a four-star and Four Diamond hotel since 1977. At the heart of the boutique hotel is the atrium lobby, soaring eight stories above the ground floor and crowned by a beautifully detailed stained-glass skylight. Dramatic Florentine arches surround the atrium, and intricate wrought iron panels decorate six stories of balconies. Timeless elegance and modern amenities best describe the luxury hotel in Denver. Each guest room includes a 42-inch HDTV, Wi-Fi, and Keurig® coffee maker. The bathrooms feature Carrera marble countertops, sophisticated silver fixtures, and rain shower heads that tap water from an artesian well. The hotel offers unique dining experiences where you can enjoy casual dining, afternoon tea, fine dining, a lavish brunch, and a cigar bar. 

The NCTA room rate is $219.00++ for a single/double.  The NCTA negotiated room rate cut-off is at 5:00 pm MDT Friday, August 19, 2022. Click here to BOOK YOUR RESERVATION.


Monday, September 12
All Day: Packets at Hotel Check-In
12:00 pm: NCTA Board of Directors Meeting
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm: NCTA Scholarship Foundation Reception

Tuesday, September 13
8:00 am – 11:30 am: General Session
11:30 am – 1:00 pm: Lunch by Individual Arrangement
1:00 pm – 3:45 pm: General Session
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm: NCTA Annual Business Meeting for Members
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm: NCTA Grand Reception.  Entertainment by Flutes & Roses.

Wednesday, September 14
8:00 am – 11:00 am: General Session
11:00 am – 12:00 pm:  Eastern & Western L&P
12:00 pm:  Adjournment

NCTA Thanks Our Generous Fall Conference Sponsors!

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Conference Registration Fees

NCTA Members $795.00, after August 19, 2022, at 5:00 pm MST $895.00
Railroad & Non-Member Conference Sponsors or Advertisers $995.00, after August 19, 2022, at 5:00 pm MST $1095.00
Non-Members $1,495.00, after August 19, 2022 at 5:00 pm MST $1595.00
Non-Utility Government or Academic Attendees $500.00, after August 19, 2022, at 5:00 pm MST $600.00

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