NCCEP/GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop

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February 23-26, 2020 / Orlando, FL

The NCCEP/GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop is designed to develop the skills, knowledge, and practices of GEAR UP leaders, practitioners, and partners. Each day begins with  a thought-provoking and energizing “Burst” keynote session that will underscore one of our EXCEL/PROVE/MOBILIZE strategies. The remainder of each day is followed by intensive workshops focused on cross-cutting skills, a slate of shorter seminars focused on best practices, and ample networking time with your team and colleagues from across the nation. 

The combination of leadership development skills and topical seminars will help advance your programmatic success and expand your growth as a GEAR UP leader and change agent.

Registration will open in mid-November,  2019. 

Hotel Reservations

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, FL 32821

The Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is the site of the 2020 NCCEP/GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop. Please make your hotel reservation’s early — the meeting hotel has sold out in past years!


Booking Website:

Attendees may also call 1-800-353-2013 to make reservations by phone, and simply state that you would like to book within the NCCEP block.

Room Rates: $235 Single/Double Occupancy

Travel Information

United Airlines 

United Airlines offers discounts 2% to 10% off published fares for travel to the Capacity-Building Workshop. To compare fares, simply:

  •  Visit United Airlines’ website and select “Reservations/Make a Flight Reservation” from the drop-down menu.

  • Complete the requested travel dates/time information per your preferences.

  • In the section labeled “(Optional) Do you have any promotional offers to redeem?” insert NCCEP’s Code: ZHPH735714 in the Offer Code Box.

  • Scroll down and click on the SEARCH box.

Or, call your travel professional or United Meetings at 800-426-1122 for reservations (refer to Z Code: ZHPH and Agreement Code: 735714).

Ground Transportation

MEARS offers shuttle transportation from the Orlando International Airport to Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. The cost per adult is $23 one-way or $37 round trip. There are other transportation options, including taxis that are typically upwards of $70 one-way.

To learn more visit the transportation section of the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek website.