National Tactical Officers Association

Improving public safety and domestic security through training, education and tactical excellence.

Renew Your Membership

September 13-18

Kansas City Marriott Downtown and
The Kansas City Convention Center

37th Annual

Conference FAQs

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 4 under Payment Selection, you will be asked “Why is this registration complimentary?” You will select “Replacement” and type in the name of the person you are replacing.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Laura Gerhart at 719-419-6918

Do I need to register online for the seminars and incident debriefs?

No, you do not need to register for seminar or debriefs, only for Practical Track courses. You may attend any seminar or debrief of your choosing while at the Kansas City conference.

When and where will the 2020 Tactical Conference be held?

The 2020 Law Enforcement Operations Conference and Trade Show will be held in Kansas City, MO September 13-18, 2020.

How do I register for the hotel(s)?
  1. The Marriott Reservation link is  https://book.passkey.com/e/49972281


What are the onsite registration hours and location for attendees?

Onsite registration will take place in the Kansas City Convention Center

Saturday: 1400-1800
Sunday: 0800-1700

What are the Trade Show days, hours and location?

Trade Show Location

Kansas City Convention Center

Trade show hours and setup hours are as follows:
Sunday – September 13, 2020 – 11:00am – 5:00pm
Monday – September 14, 2020 – 10:00am – 5:00pm

Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 – 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM (Large Exhibitor Move-In Only)
Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 – 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Sunday, Sept. 13 – 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

How do I contact my instructor if I have a question about class?

You may go to the student registration desk or the NTOA office and provide your identification so that your registration can be confirmed. Staff will then be able to provide you information to contact your instructor.

If I have my own car, can I drive to the training site or do I need to ride the bus?

You may drive directly to the training site. The addresses will be located in the conference app, under each specific track. Please be aware that many tracks change locations each day.

What equipment do I need to bring to conference?

Please click the link Courses, and then scroll down to the “Practical Tracks” section and click on the specific course you are interested in.

Can law enforcement, military or first responders walk the trade show for no charge?

Yes. Please go to the student registration desk and provide your government identification. NTOA staff will provide a pass to allow you access to the trade show. You may also attend the trade show seminars that are inside the trade show. Attendance is first-come, first-served.

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.

Conference Pricing

Full Week

$479 Individual Membership

$549 Non-Member

Two Day

$219 Individual Membership

$249 Non-Member

One Day

$109 Individual Membership

$129 Non-Member