16th Annual IBICA Conference

September 23-24, 2019 Virginia Beach, VA

Please join us for the 16th Annual IBICA Conference in beautiful Virginia Beach, Virginia!

In addition to presentations from a number of IBICA Member Clubhouses, this year's conference agenda also boasts breakout sessions that allow members and family members to connect. Registration is now open!

$80 for participants associated with an IBICA Member Clubhouse

$125 for participants without association

Clubhouse members and family of Clubhouse members are eligible to apply for scholarship funds to attend the IBICA annual conference. Interested individuals can access the application here.

All completed applications must be returned to IBICA Board Member, Lisa McCarthy at lmccarthy@braininjurysvcs.org no later than June 30, 2019.

Sheraton VA Beach Oceanfront Hotel 3501 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (757) 425-9000 When booking a room for the conference, please reference the “IBICA” room block.
    • Room block rates:
      • Partial View Guestrooms $129
      • Oceanfront Guestrooms $149
Pre and Post conference date room nights available at same rate based on availability. Rates do not include taxes (currently 14% + $2.00)   

Norfolk International Airport

Address: 2200 Norview Ave, Norfolk, VA 23518
Code: ORF
Pickup will be provided on Sunday, September 21st by the Beacon House. Time tba.

Newport News/Williamsburg Airport

Address: 900 Bland Blvd, Newport News VA 23602
Code: PHF
Airport is approximately an hour from hotel. Pickup will be provided on Sunday, September 21st by the Denbigh House. Time tba.


The Beacon House a program of Eggleston Services
3808 Virginia Beach Blvd Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
For more information contact Joann Mancuso, Program Manager. 
Phone: 757-631-0222 Email: mancuso.joann@egglestonservices.org

Conference Schedule

Sunday, September 22nd 2019 (Pre-Conference)

Table Topics Presented by The Mill House

Complimentary Nacho Bar;
Cocktails Available for Purchase

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Conference Sessions Held in Cape Charles/Cape Hatteras Rooms

$14 Buffet; Recipients of the IBICA Conference Scholarship may charge breakfast to their room.

Cindi Johnson, Side by Side Clubhouse

Promoting Meaningful Work Throughout the Day and Addressing the Varying Levels of Ability

BIND and The Denbigh House

More information tba

How to Show the True Impact of Your Clubhouse

Dan Lavalla, Beechwood Clubhouse and Jason Young, The Mill House/The Denbigh House

  • Member/Family Round-table Discussions, The Mill House and Drew Nagele
  • ABI Clubhouse Grant Results, Colleen McKay, Katie Strand and Jason Young

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

$14 Buffet; Recipients of the IBICA Conference Scholarship may charge breakfast to their room.

  • What’s happening, IBICA?: Facebook Page, Website Updates and Future Plans, Valerie Gotcher, Cindi Johnson, Jessica Dupuy
  • Small Staff Juggling Many Hats: Strategies to manage time, prioritize, share responsibilities and avoid burnout

More information tba

Balancing Professional Boundaries with Fostering Collegial Relationships, Side by Side Clubhouse and Brooks Clubhouse

  • Member/Family Round-table Discussions, Beacon House
  • Managing Clubhouse Communications with the Public: Telling the Story While Monitoring Messaging and Protecting Privacy, Side by Side Clubhouse, BIND, and the Denbigh House

Word Cloud, Evaluations, and Suggestions for Next Year, Valerie Gotcher, IBICA President

2018 IBICA Conference, Jacksonville florida

Many thanks to Brooks Clubhouse for hosting a fantastic 2018 IBICA Conference in Jacksonville, Florida!