2014 National Conference Information for Chapter Leaders

This year’s National NOW Conference Faces of Feminism: Strength in Diversity will be in Albuquerque, NM from June 27-29. Below you will find information helpful in making your conference plans.

Conference Registration
Pre-registration for this year’s conference is open now through June 20, 2014. After this date, all registration will occur on-site in Albuquerque. To pre-register, click here.

Reservations at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
The hotel has provided us a special reservation link for NOW conference attendees. Click here to book your hotel room.

Important Upcoming Dates & Deadlines

  • May 26: Deadline to landing book hotel rooms at the discounted NOW rate
  • May 28: Deadline to submit your pre-credentialed delegates to the National Action Center. If submitted via snail- mail the delegates form must arrive at the National Action Center by this date.
  • June 20: Pre-registration for the National NOW Conference closes. Anyone wishing to register after this date will need to do so on-site.

Delegates & Credentialing
Delegate packets will be mailed to chapter and state presidents and coordinators the last week in March. The delegate packets will be sent via both e-mail and snail- mail unless the chapter’s president requested otherwise. To see how many delegates your chapter has been given, review the 2014 chapter delegate & alternate list.

Delegate selections are due by May 28, 2014 and you will have the option of submitting your delegates and alternates online or using a mail-in form. For more information on delegates and credentialing at the conference, join us April 1 at 8:00 p.m. ET for the webinar Delegates & Credentialing.

Conference Webinars
This spring the National Action Center hosted two conference related webinars: Introduction to the National NOW Conference and Delegates & Credentialing. You can review the webinar powerpoints in the webinars section of the NOW Leaders Page.

Issue Hearings & Resolutions
Thinking about proposing a resolution at the conference?
Be sure to review NOW’s Policy Manual as well as this guide on the Resolution Process & Format.

Other Resources
Refreshers on Parliamentary Procedure and Robert’s Rules.

For more conference information and updates, visit the conference website.