MCRA 2020 Seminar


Earn up to .75 CEUs
March 27 - 28

Hotel Viking, Newport, RI

Seminar Agenda

Friday, March 27

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm 

Ethics Jeopardy  .15 CEU

Salon C

Jason Meadors, FAPR, RPR, CRR, CRC

Come join us for a light dinner and be entertained by Ethics Jeopardy, an audience participation class that makes the subject matter fun by presenting ethics questions and situations in the Jeopardy game format.

Generously sponsored by O'Brien & Levine Court Reporting Solutions

Saturday, March 28
7:30 am – 9:00 am 

Registration and Breakfast with Exhibitors

Salons D & E

Generously sponsored by Farmer Arsenault Brock, LLC

All meetings and workshops held in Salons A, B, & C

8:00 am – 8:45 am 

MCRA Business Meeting

Led by Darlene Caiazzo-Sousa, MCRA President

9:00 am – 10:30 am 

Faster and Faster  .15 CEU

Presented by Jason Meadors, FAPR, RPR, CRR, CRC

We all know this isn’t getting easier. Faster and Faster looks at the structure of our work, the increasing demands, strategies to cope with higher levels of difficulty, and a message of the importance and stature that reporters bring to the world at large.

10:30 am – 10:45 am 

Morning Coffee Break

Generously sponsored by Shea Court Reporting Services

10:45 am – 12:15 pm 

Victory  .15 CEU

Presented by Matt Jones

“When it comes to your VICTORY, it’s your mindset that counts.” From a three-time cancer conqueror to relearning how to walk to eight continent marathon man to motivational keynote speaker. Let Matt’s story inspire you and motivate you for a future filled with success. Each attendee will receive a complimentary copy of Matt's book. Learn more about Matt!

​​12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Luncheon Buffet

Salons D & E

Generously sponsored by Doris O. Wong Associates, Inc.

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm 

The Key to Getting Ahead is Coming Out from Behind  .15 CEU

Presented by Eve J. Barrett, RPR

It’s easy to fall into a routine. It’s easy to get comfortable with the status quo. It’s easy to follow the crowd. It’s easy to stay in your comfort zone. But what if I told you that coming out from behind all these ‘easy’ things could elevate your business model and transform your life? During this presentation, I will walk you through a series of EASY steps that will boost your book of business and enhance your brand immediately. This solid foundation will allow you to expand YOUR business’ digital presence and reach.

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm 

Afternoon Coffee Break

Generously sponsored by Bay State Reporting Agency

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm 

ADAPT (Apps, Devices, Accessories, Parentheticals & Theory) for Each Assignment  .15 CEU

Presented by Janet McHugh, RMR, CRR

This seminar will help you conquer your most difficult assignments and adapt to all work environments. You will learn about unique products that will empower you to tackle any assignment. Janet will also share a series of briefs that will sail you through common trouble spots in your work.

4:30 pm

Raffle Tickets Drawn

All Day Events
Visit our exciting raffle tables. Raffle prizes drawn at the conclusion of the last seminar.
Visit our professional photobooth for a free headshot by John Klippel Photography. 
Generously sponsored by Eppley Court Reporting


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