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Scottsdale for the 20th!

The beautiful desert city of Scottsdale, Arizona, will be host to the NTOA’s 20th Annual Crisis Negotiations Conference on Nov. 16-19, 2020. Conference attendees will have their choice of thought-provoking seminars and incident debriefs presented by some of the leading crisis negotiations instructors in the industry.  Several vendors will also be present and opportunities for networking and information exchange with hundreds of CNT professional will be plentiful.  

The Doubletree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley-Scottsdale is the perfect venue for this high-quality training event that will enhance your negotiations tactics and education, sharpen your leadership skills, and promote professionalism in crisis negotiations.


When and where will the 2020 CNT Conference be held?

The 2020 CNT Conference and Trade Show will be held in Scottsdale, AZ at the Doubletree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley-Scottsdale, November 16-19, 2020

What are the onsite registration hours and location for CNT attendees?

Hours for Student Registration:

Sunday, November 15th from 2pm – 6pm

Monday, November 16th from 7am – 8am

I am a substitution/replacement for someone who has already registered, what do I need to do?

Please click on this link and register the person who will be attending the conference. At the bottom of step 6 under Payment Selection, you will be asked “Why is this registration complimentary?” You will select Replacement and write the name of the person you are replacing in the box that pops up.

Any questions or concerns, please contact Laura Gerhart at 800-279-9127 ext. 128

Who can submit a workshop proposal for the NTOA Conference and how do I submit one?

Anyone can submit a proposal. You may email Laura Gerhart and ask that the proposal link be sent to you.