[Tall-Corn] FW: Deadlines Approaching - 2019 National Convention is 6 weeks away

Scott Van Gorp svangorp at nfbi.org
Thu May 30 03:03:47 UTC 2019

See below for important convention reminders!


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Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2019 4:31 PM
Subject: Deadlines Approaching - 2019 National Convention is 6 weeks away


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Preregister Now to Save! 

The National Federation of the Blind National Convention in Las Vegas is six weeks away--July 7 through July 12. Preregistration deadline is June 1. After June 1, registrants will need to register on-site at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. 

Preregistration Cost by June 1: $25
On-site Registration Cost: $30

Preregistration banquet tickets are $70 online and will be $75 on-site. The banquet caps off an exciting week with a convention highlight where President Mark A. Riccobono <https://www.nfb.org/libraries/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=14605&qid=2771383>  will deliver the annual banquet speech <https://www.nfb.org/libraries/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=14604&qid=2771383>  that often delves into groundbreaking philosophical thought. Purchase the tickets online during the preregistration process.

Preregister now and save! <https://www.nfb.org/libraries/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=14603&qid=2771383> 

Book Hotel before May 31 to Save

Guaranteed room rates end May 31--book now! Call the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino at 877-632-9001 to book your room. For NFB convention attendees, the nightly rate for singles, doubles, triples, and quads is $99. Hotel taxes are 13.38 percent and sales tax is 8.25 percent. The resort fee, normally $37 a night, is waived for NFB convention attendees. 

Will you be sharing a room? Read Sharing a Room at Convention and How to Survive It with a Smile <https://www.nfb.org/libraries/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=14600&qid=2771383>  from our latest Braille Monitor.

Plan Your Itinerary and More

Here are some recent resources for what to expect at this year's convention schedule:

*	Blindness Skills - The Only Sure Bet in Vegas! <https://www.nfb.org/libraries/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=14601&qid=2771383>  by Carlton Walker--includes NOPBC schedule
*	Child Care During National Convention NFB Camp Infused with BELL Academy Activities  <https://www.nfb.org/libraries/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=14602&qid=2771383> by Carla McQuillan--includes child care hours and costs
*	Full agenda coming soon in June--Here is the overview: 

*	Sunday, July 7—Seminar Day
*	Monday, July 8—Registration and Resolutions Day
*	Tuesday, July 9—Board Meeting and Division Day
*	Wednesday, July 10—Opening Session
*	Thursday, July 11—Business Session
*	Friday, July 12—Banquet Day and Adjournment


Additional details will be posted online at nfb.org/convention <https://www.nfb.org/libraries/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=14592&qid=2771383> . For more information, please contact us at 410-659-9314 or nfb at nfb.org <https://www.nfb.org/libraries/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=14593&qid=2771383> . See you in Vegas!



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