NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists 2022 National Convention

The Drake – Chicago, IL
September 8-11, 2022

Welcome back!

NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is pleased to announce that our 2022 National Convention will be held September 8-11 at The Drake in Chicago. The event will be our first in-person gathering since 2019 and we cannot wait to be together again. Join us to reconnect with old friends and make connections with new colleagues.

The National Convention will feature a Career & Community Expo, more than 40 breakout and plenary sessions, and many opportunities to connect and network. The convention agenda will be available soon. The Drake is now accepting reservations.

Registration for the 2022 National Convention is available here. There are a limited number of discounted registrations available for those experiencing financial hardship. Requests for a discounted registration may be submitted to

For answers to frequently asked questions and more information about the event’s COVID-19 policies, click here.