Group 246

Robert Beck

MCAA President

MCAA24 will enrich, engage, enchant.

Orlando is a magical place. MCAA24 will build on that magic, offering learning, networking and discoveries throughout the week. From the speakers to the education sessions to the parties and connections, there is so much to explore—experiences that will enhance how you see your business, your opportunities, maybe even your life.

All the things that can only be found by attending the MCAA Convention, where our members, our partners and their families are offered a chance to grow, interact and come away thoroughly refreshed.

See you in Orlando!

Keynote Speakers

Jocko Willink

Retired U.S. Navy Seal & Leadership Instructor Read the Bio

Jocko Willink

Retired U.S. Navy Seal & Leadership Instructor

Jocko Willink is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL officer, co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win and The Dichotomy of Leadership, host of the top-rated Jocko Podcast and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he serves as Chief Executive Officer, leadership instructor, speaker and strategic advisor. He spent 20 years in the SEAL Teams, starting as an enlisted SEAL and rising through the ranks to become a SEAL officer and commander of SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit Bruiser. Task Unit Bruiser became the most highly decorated Special Operations Unit of the Iraq War. Willink returned from Iraq to serve as Officer-in-Charge of training for all West Coast SEAL Teams. There, he spearheaded the development of leadership training and personally instructed and mentored the next generation of SEAL leaders.

Soledad O’Brien

Journalist, Documentarian & Host of Matter of Fact Read the Bio

Soledad O’Brien

Journalist, Documentarian & Host of Matter of Fact

Soledad O’Brien is an award-winning documentarian, journalist, speaker, author, philanthropist and founder of Soledad O’Brien Productions, a media production company dedicated to telling empowering and authentic stories on a range of social issues. She is a correspondent for HBO Real Sports and an anchor and producer of "Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien," a political magazine program syndicated in 95% of the country for Hearst Television.

O’Brien and her husband Brad founded the PowHerful foundation in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, which has helped dozens of young women get to and through college and has connected thousands of young women with mentoring conferences.

Jim Kelly

Pro Football Hall of Fame Quarterback Read the Bio

Jim Kelly

Pro Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

Jim Kelly is a Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback who spent his entire NFL career as a Buffalo Bill. His hallmark as a player was his toughness. From growing up in East Brady, a small town in Pennsylvania, to facing a career threatening injury in his college days, to leading the Buffalo Bills team to an unprecedented four straight AFC championships, Kelly’s toughness has been tested time and time again. After his retirement, not only did he lose his one and only son Hunter at the age of 8 to a disease called Krabbe Leukodystrophy, he also survived three battles with cancer. Kelly speaks about the power of the four F’s—Faith, Family, Friends and Fans—and what it really means to make a difference.

Oz Pearlman

Mentalist & Mind Reader Read the Bio

Oz Pearlman

Mentalist & Mind Reader
Oz Pearlman amazed the country on TV’s #1 rated show, America’s Got Talent. Week after week, he performed mind blowing mentalism routines never seen before and quickly became a fan favorite, winning third place out of thousands of acts. His client list reads like a who's who of politicians, professional athletes, A-list celebrities and Fortune 500 companies. Pearlman has appeared on the TODAY Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Harry Connick Jr. Show, Rachael Ray, Dr. Oz, CNBC Squawk Box, ABC World News, ESPN, CNBC, NFL Network, Bravo, Fox Business and many more. In 2018, he had his own TV special on a major national network that won an Emmy Award the following year. Pearlman’s unique blend of mind reading and mentalism creates an interactive experience redefining the very nature of a magic show... one that truly needs to be seen to be believed!

Join Us In Orlando, Florida

Anchored by the JW Marriott and The Ritz-Carlton luxury hotels, Grande Lakes Orlando offers incomparable relaxation, recreation and adventure for families, groups and others—all within minutes of Orlando's most popular theme parks and attractions.

MCAA24 Registration

MCAA24 will take place March 17 – 21, 2024, at the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Grade Lakes, Orlando, Florida. Register today to begin your getaway to enchantment.

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