National Convention Registration

Additional discounts are available with the convention newsmaker registration rate until January 8, 2017. Take a moment to register today and save.


Online registration has closed. Please visit the Fourth Floor Lobby of the Loews Philadelphia Hotel to register onsite.

Join more than 350 journalists, news executives, communications professionals and educators for the NLGJA National Convention at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, September 7-10, 2017.

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Are you an NLGJA Member?

If you are a member, please sign in or consider becoming a member before proceeding so you can get the best rate.

Liberty Rate
September 10 – January 8
Early Bird Rate
January 9 – March 26
Advance Rate
March 27 – August 17
On-Site Rate
August 18 – September 10
Member $275 $295 $370 $445
Non-Member (Includes One-Year Membership Dues**) $375 $430 $505 $580
Student $100 $125 $200 $275
Student Non-Member (Includes One-Year Membership Dues**) $150 $175 $250 $325
Member One-Day $175 $195 $245 $295
Non-Member One-Day (Includes One-Year Membership Dues**) $275 $295 $345 $395
Speaker $295  $295 $295 $295

Spouses or guests may register with an attendee at the reduced rate of $175 (by the Early Bird registration deadline) or $250 (by the Advance registration deadline). Spouse/guest registration only covers admittance to breakfasts, luncheons and receptions.

** Non-member registration rates include one-year membership dues for first time members only. Current and former members may renew their membership to access discounted rates.

Schedule is subject to change. Optional events fees and registration limits may apply for specified events. NLGJA does not validate parking at the Loews Hotel Philadelphia. Attendees are responsible for their own parking costs.

Refunds for the 2017 National Convention will only be made with a written request received by the NLGJA National Office at by 5pm ET September 1, 2017. Requests must include the registrant’s full name and contact information.

Please note: All refunds are subject to a $50 processing fee.

*NLGJA reserves the right to refuse admittance to its National Convention and issue a registration refund at any time.