2018 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
OF WASHINGTON CONVENTION
OCTOBER 26-28, 2018
Come and join us at our exciting 2018 state convention! NFB national President Mark Riccobono will be our national representative this year. Check out the Exhibit Hall on Friday afternoon. Take part in the Rookie Roundup for first time attendees. Participate in important discussions about education and rehabilitation services. Join one of the interesting break-out sessions on Saturday afternoon. President Riccobono’s banquet address on Saturday night will inspire us to continue to build our affiliate. We will also award our 2018 scholarships at the banquet. If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at our 2018 convention contact Mike Mello at firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 1 is the deadline for reserving your hotel room at the Hotel RL in Olympia. You can make a reservation:
2300 EVERGREEN PARK DR. SW
at Online: National Federation of the Blind Booking
By Phone: 800-733-5466 and mention you are with the National Federation of the Blind of WA.
Room rates are $102 per night plus tax. This rate includes free breakfast Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Register for the convention
Registration is $20 and the banquet price is $40
2018 Washington Convention Agenda
download the 2018 NFB of Washington Scholarship Instructions and Application Form
Aira at the NFB of Washington Convention
We are partnering with Aira to provide convention attendees the opportunity to try out the service for free. The hotel RL will be a free AIRA site access location for the weekend. This means that any new or current Aira user may use the service without minutes being deducted. Convention attendees may download the Aira app, using iOS or Android phones, and register to use the Aira service for free. You can learn more about
Aira. We will also be offering live demonstrations during the Saturday afternoon Technology breakout sessions.
Marci Carpenter, President
National Federation of the Blind of Washington
Updated: October 9, 2018