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April 5 - 7, 2024

2024 Annual Conference

Cleveland Marriott East, Warrensville Heights (Beachwood area), Ohio

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!


HOTEL AND LOCATION INFORMATION

The 2024 OCRA Annual Conference will be held April 5-7, 2024, at

Cleveland Marriott East
26300 Harvard Road
Warrensville Heights (Beachwood area), Ohio 44122

Single/Double Occupancy $129 per night (plus tax)

Contact the Cleveland Marriott East reservation line at 888-236-2427 and use “OCROCRA” as the conference group code, or click here to make your reservations online instantly.

The OCRA room block has sold out.  However, OCRA is working to secure additional rooms at the Cleveland Marriott East for a discounted price.  If you need to reserve a room, please contact OCRA ASAP!

NOTE:  The entire hotel will be sold out this weekend due to the Total Solar Eclipse scheduled to take place on Monday, April 8, in the Cleveland, Ohio, area.  Once the OCRA room block sells out, we cannot guarantee that additional rooms will be made available to us. 

Consider sharing a room with a friend or two!

All OCRA activities will take place at the Cleveland Marriott East.  Included in your OCRA room block is complimentary parking and internet.


CONFERENCE DETAILS and REGISTRATION

Click here to view the full 2024 Annual Conference brochure

Click here to view the full session descriptions and presenter bios

Click here to view the three-day schedule of events

 

>> CLICK HERE TO REGISTER INSTANTLY! <<

Click here to view the registration form in a fillable PDF format


CALL FOR TALENT

Talent Search

A CALL FOR TALENT !!  OCRA 2024 ANNUAL CONFERENCE !!

Yes, we are going live at the 2024 Annual Conference at the Cleveland Marriott East this year.   Court reporters, captioners, students, and friends, display your musical talent on stage at the Saturday night reception. This year's theme, Between the Shadows, relates to the Total Solar Eclipse, which will happen the day after our convention, so the sun and/or moon could be featured in the musical selections.
 
You are invited to participate in entertaining your fellow OCRA family!  Email Tim Meinke at meinke.timothy@gmail.com for more information and to sign up today!! 
 
Deadline to sign up is Friday, March 22, 2024.  Don't delay.  Sign up to showcase your talents today!

EXHIBITORS, VENDORS, AND SPONSORSHIPS

THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!  We can't do it without you! 

Interested in being an exhibitor or vendor at the 2024 Annual Conference?  What about sponsoring the 2024 Annual Conference activities? 

Register and/or sponsor using the above online instant registration link or click here to view the fillable PDF vendor/exhibitor/sponsorship form.

updated as of 2/28/2024

Vendors/Exhibitors

ProCAT

Stenograph

Worth Steno Services
Please consider contacting Worth Steno Services prior to the conference to set up your on-site steno machine repair and servicing.

 

Event and Session Sponsors

Karoscik Realtime Contest ($400)

 

Hagestrom Cup Speed Contest ($400)

Cleveland Reporting Partners

Friday Early Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($250)

Blair Reporting Services

Friday Late Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($250)  

Gee Reporting

Silent Auction ($450)

Kim Falgiani, RDR, CRR, CRC, CSR(HI)
and
Denise Munguia, RDR, CRR, CRC, CSR(MI/CA)

Saturday Continental Breakfast ($350)

PRI Court Reporting

Saturday Morning Refreshment/Vendor Break ($250)

Clark Realtime Reporting
Saturday Luncheon and Business Meeting ($550) Sue Gee, RMR, CRR
and
Sue Terry, FAPR, RPR, CRR, CRC
Saturday Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($250) Donna Karoscik, FAPR, RDR, CRR, CRC
and
Yolanda Walton, FAPR, RPR

Saturday Night President's Reception ($750)

OCRA Past Presidents

Sunday Continental Breakfast ($350)

Official Court Reporters of Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court

Sunday Refreshment Break ($250)

The OCRA "Sues"
Sue Horak, Sue Terry, Sue Vadnal,
Sue Gee, Susan Ingraham, and Susan Coots

Speakers ($150 per session)

Friday Sessions

Session 1:  Riffle Reporting Service

Session 2:  Gee Reporting

Session 3:  Lisa Conley Yungblut, RDR, CRR, CRC

 

Saturday Sessions

Session 4:  

Session 5:  Cindy LaRosa, M.S., RPR, CRI, in memory of Margaret Arvay

Session 6:

Session 7:

 

Sunday Sessions

Sessions 8 and 9:  Cindy LaRosa, M.S., RPR, CRI, and Kevin Magee

 

General Conference Sponsors

Totality Level
($1,000 +)

  • Pamela Spangler Reis (Richard D. Reis Family Foundation)

Halo Level
($500 - $999)

 

Flare Level
($250 - $499)

  • Clark Realtime Reporting
  • Susan Coots, RPR

Bright Level
($100 - $249)

  • Gee Reporting
  • Pam Greenfield, RDR, CRR
  • Marty Hyland, RMR
  • Cindy LaRosa, M.S., RPR, CRI

Aurora Level
($1 - $99)

  • Marie Fresch, RMR, CRC
  • Kerry Paul, RMR
  • Jane Proud, RDR, CRR, CRC

 

Student Sponsors

Kristin Beutler

Lance Boardman

Susan Coots

Amy Doman

Kim Falgiani

Janine Ferren

Marie Fresch

Sue Gee

Pam Greenfield

Maria DiPaolo Jones

Allison Kimmel

Cindy LaRosa

Kelly Linkowski

Jane Proud

Lin Riffle

Stenograph

Sue Terry

 


FUNDRAISING AND PRIZES

Our main raffle for 2024 will not disappoint you!  Amazing prizes will be available and will be announced in the near future.

Won't be in attendance?  Forgot to purchase your tickets when registering?  No problem!  Click here to purchase your tickets today.  
(Attendance at the conference is not required!)

2024raffle

For the third year, the OCRA Cardinal Foundation Silent Auction will be hosted online.  All items will be available for bids beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5.  The Silent Auction tables will be set up to view in person by 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, and all bidding will close at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6.  Consider bringing an item or basket to the conference to be added to the online auction for bids.  Items big or small are happily accepted and, of course, a tax write-off!  All proceeds benefit the OCRA Cardinal Foundation.  
(Attendance at the conference is not required!)

2024silentauction


 

 

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Add to Calendar aCLuDhaqizCaPxAftmqF167204 04/05/2024 04/07/2024 true America/New_York 2024 Annual Conference REGISTRATION IS OPEN! HOTEL AND LOCATION INFORMATION The 2024 OCRA Annual Conference will be held April 5-7, 2024, at Cleveland Marriott East26300 Harvard RoadWarrensville Heights (Beachwood area), Ohio 44122 Single/Double Occupancy $129 per night (plus tax) Contact the Cleveland Marriott East reservation line at 888-236-2427 and use “OCROCRA” as the conference group code, or click here to make your reservations online instantly. The OCRA room block has sold out.  However, OCRA is working to secure additional rooms at the Cleveland Marriott East for a discounted price.  If you need to reserve a room, please contact OCRA ASAP! NOTE:  The entire hotel will be sold out this weekend due to the Total Solar Eclipse scheduled to take place on Monday, April 8, in the Cleveland, Ohio, area.  Once the OCRA room block sells out, we cannot guarantee that additional rooms will be made available to us.  Consider sharing a room with a friend or two! All OCRA activities will take place at the Cleveland Marriott East.  Included in your OCRA room block is complimentary parking and internet. CONFERENCE DETAILS and REGISTRATION Click here to view the full 2024 Annual Conference brochure Click here to view the full session descriptions and presenter bios Click here to view the three-day schedule of events   >> CLICK HERE TO REGISTER INSTANTLY! << Click here to view the registration form in a fillable PDF format CALL FOR TALENT A CALL FOR TALENT !!  OCRA 2024 ANNUAL CONFERENCE !! Yes, we are going live at the 2024 Annual Conference at the Cleveland Marriott East this year.   Court reporters, captioners, students, and friends, display your musical talent on stage at the Saturday night reception. This year's theme, Between the Shadows, relates to the Total Solar Eclipse, which will happen the day after our convention, so the sun and/or moon could be featured in the musical selections.   You are invited to participate in entertaining your fellow OCRA family!  Email Tim Meinke at meinke.timothy@gmail.com for more information and to sign up today!!    Deadline to sign up is Friday, March 22, 2024.  Don't delay.  Sign up to showcase your talents today! EXHIBITORS, VENDORS, AND SPONSORSHIPS THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!  We can't do it without you!  Interested in being an exhibitor or vendor at the 2024 Annual Conference?  What about sponsoring the 2024 Annual Conference activities?  Register and/or sponsor using the above online instant registration link or click here to view the fillable PDF vendor/exhibitor/sponsorship form. updated as of 2/28/2024 Vendors/Exhibitors ProCAT Stenograph Worth Steno ServicesPlease consider contacting Worth Steno Services prior to the conference to set up your on-site steno machine repair and servicing.   Event and Session Sponsors Karoscik Realtime Contest ($400)   Hagestrom Cup Speed Contest ($400) Cleveland Reporting Partners Friday Early Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($250) Blair Reporting Services Friday Late Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($250)   Gee Reporting Silent Auction ($450) Kim Falgiani, RDR, CRR, CRC, CSR(HI)andDenise Munguia, RDR, CRR, CRC, CSR(MI/CA) Saturday Continental Breakfast ($350) PRI Court Reporting Saturday Morning Refreshment/Vendor Break ($250) Clark Realtime Reporting Saturday Luncheon and Business Meeting ($550) Sue Gee, RMR, CRRandSue Terry, FAPR, RPR, CRR, CRC Saturday Afternoon Refreshment/Vendor Break ($250) Donna Karoscik, FAPR, RDR, CRR, CRCandYolanda Walton, FAPR, RPR Saturday Night President's Reception ($750) OCRA Past Presidents Sunday Continental Breakfast ($350) Official Court Reporters of Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Sunday Refreshment Break ($250) The OCRA "Sues"Sue Horak, Sue Terry, Sue Vadnal,Sue Gee, Susan Ingraham, and Susan Coots Speakers ($150 per session) Friday Sessions Session 1:  Riffle Reporting Service Session 2:  Gee Reporting Session 3:  Lisa Conley Yungblut, RDR, CRR, CRC   Saturday Sessions Session 4:   Session 5:  Cindy LaRosa, M.S., RPR, CRI, in memory of Margaret Arvay Session 6: Session 7:   Sunday Sessions Sessions 8 and 9:  Cindy LaRosa, M.S., RPR, CRI, and Kevin Magee   General Conference Sponsors Totality Level($1,000 +) Pamela Spangler Reis (Richard D. Reis Family Foundation) Halo Level ($500 - $999)   Flare Level ($250 - $499) Clark Realtime Reporting Susan Coots, RPR Drown Stenography Bright Level ($100 - $249) Blair Reporting Services Gee Reporting Pam Greenfield, RDR, CRR Marty Hyland, RMR Cindy LaRosa, M.S., RPR, CRI Stenograph Aurora Level ($1 - $99) Marie Fresch, RMR, CRC Kerry Paul, RMR Jane Proud, RDR, CRR, CRC   Student Sponsors Kristin Beutler Lance Boardman Susan Coots Amy Doman Kim Falgiani Janine Ferren Marie Fresch Sue Gee Pam Greenfield Maria DiPaolo Jones Allison Kimmel Cindy LaRosa Kelly Linkowski Jane Proud Lin Riffle Stenograph Sue Terry   FUNDRAISING AND PRIZES Our main raffle for 2024 will not disappoint you!  Amazing prizes will be available and will be announced in the near future. Won't be in attendance?  Forgot to purchase your tickets when registering?  No problem!  Click here to purchase your tickets today.  (Attendance at the conference is not required!) For the third year, the OCRA Cardinal Foundation Silent Auction will be hosted online.  All items will be available for bids beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5.  The Silent Auction tables will be set up to view in person by 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, and all bidding will close at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6.  Consider bringing an item or basket to the conference to be added to the online auction for bids.  Items big or small are happily accepted and, of course, a tax write-off!  All proceeds benefit the OCRA Cardinal Foundation.  (Attendance at the conference is not required!)     Cleveland Marriott East, Warrensville Heights (Beachwood area), Ohio